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Grand Rapids Father, Son Reunited After Finding Letter Hidden by Late Wife [Video]

An elderly West Michigan man recently got a real shock when he found out that he had a 61-year-old son, despite trying unsuccessfully to have children with his wife throughout their marriage.

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Michigan Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate Children Will Now Have to Take Extra Steps

Parents who refuse to get their children vaccinated due to philosophical or religious reasons will now have to take more steps spelled out in a  new policy by the Michigan Department of Community Health.

As of Jan. 1, parents will have to have their vaccination waivers certified by their local health department, WZZM-13 reported.

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Grand Rapids Metro Area Has Bed Bugs [Infographic]

Orkin has released its annual list which ranks cities by the number of bed bug treatments they have performed.

The Grand Rapids metropolitan area moved up to No. 20 in 2014, after being ranked 33rd in 2013.

Chicago is No. 1. Detroit is No. 2.

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Northern Michigan Couple to Compete on CBS’ ‘The Amazing Race’ [Video]

Two contestants on the newest season of "The Amazing Race" are from Northern Michigan.

Dating couple Rochelle Nevedal and Michael Dombrowski from Kalkaska will be taking part this season. 

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New Kids on The Block, TLC, Nelly Book May 30 Show at Van Andel Arena

New Kids on The Block, with special guests TLC and Nelly, will be hitting the stage at Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on May 30 -- a Saturday.

Tickets go on sale on Saturday, Jan. 31.

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Detroit Lions Will Reportedly Part Ways with Dominic Raiola

The Detroit Lions have decided against re-signing center Dominic Raiola, according to Dave Birkett from The Detroit Free Press.

Raiola will enter free agency in March, and Birkett says that the team has already told Raiola that he will not be a part of the team moving forward. 

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New England Bludgeons Indianapolis 45-7, Advances to Super Bowl

Tom Brady threw three touchdowns and LeGarrette Blount ran for three more TDs Sunday in leading the host New England Patriots into the Super Bowl with a 45-7 AFC Championship victory over the Indianapolis Colts.

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Usher, Janelle Monae, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay’s Chris Martin and Willie Nelson Headline Stevie Wonder Grammy Salute [Audio/Video]

The first performers for the special "Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life — An All-Star Grammy Salute" concert next month have been announced.

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Holland Hosts Outdoor Winter Farmer’s Market [Video]

After some below 0° last week, temperatures nearing 40° on Saturday felt downright spring-like. Well, aside from the snow still clinging to the ground.

But that didn't stop several hundred people enjoying the to the first ever outdoor winter farmers market in Holland on Saturday.

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The White House Brings Big Block of Cheese Day Back January 21, with ‘The West Wing’ Helping Out [Video]

The White House claims it's dedicated to making President Barack Obama's administration the most open and accessible in history.

So, it's bringing back the publicly-accessible Big Block of Cheese Day on Wednesday, Jan. 21.

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Real Estate Agents Tip Ann Arbor Pizza Delivery Driver Over $2,000 [Video]

After the viral video of a pizza delivery man being harassed by rude employees at a used car dealership in Massachusetts, it's nice to see people doing a really generous thing for someone in the service industry.

Brian LeFevre, manager at Pizza House in Ann Arbor got a call Thursday morning from a man who requested on pizza be delivered to the Sheraton Hotel.

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Mother of Late Trayvon Martin Keynotes GRCC, GVSU and Davenport Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Celebrations

Grand Rapids Community College's 29th annual the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day celebration is being highlighted by a commemoration program Monday night with keynote speaker Sybrina Fulton, the mother of slain teen-ager Trayvon Martin.

Also, Fulton is speaking at Grand Valley State University's program on Monday afternoon in Allendale and at Davenport University's guest lecture on Tuesday morning in Caledonia.

Trayvon was fatally shot in February 2012 by a neighborhood watch patrolman.

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