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ITT Technical Institute Shutting Down After Financial Aid Ban

As of today, Tuesday September 6th, all ITT Technical Institute campuses are shut down.

Also, effective immediately, about 8,000 employees will lose their jobs...

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These Were the Most Dangerous Intersections in Kent County in 2015 [Photos]

The list of the ten Kent County intersections responsible for the most crashes in 2015 is out, and once again 28th Street leads the way with five of them.

Keep that in mind as you rush your left turn while texting on your phone.

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Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Addresses Summit On Distracted Driving
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Michigan Teenager Drives 106 on the Interstate

Story of a young man with a lead foot and a solid excuse.

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Dog Falls Overboard In Lake Michigan, Swims 6 Miles To Shore [Video]

Let's raise a toast to Rylee, the plucky Belgian Malinois from Illinois, who found adventure during a recent stay in Northern Michigan.

Is there a triathlon for dogs? Because if you teach Rylee to ride a bike, I'd bet on her.

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SAT College Exams To Undergo Major Changes
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Two Grand Rapids Schools Make ‘Top 10′ for SAT Scores in MI

This past spring marked the first time that Michigan high school juniors had to take the SAT's. Prior to, it's always been the ACT's, But the results for the first SAT scores in Michigan have been released by the Department of Education...

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Grand Rapids College Professor Offers Up A List of Do’s And Don’t’s For New Students

This weekend marked the return of college students to West Michigan's 15 colleges and universities, and one student went up on the web site Reddit to ask what are some do's and don't's for students new to the area.

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East Kentwood Teen’s Throwback Photo Goes Viral [Video]

Tara Hunt is heading into her senior year at East Kentwood High, so she decided to have a little fun by recreating her awesome kindergarten photo that has been sitting in the fireplace mantle in her home since she was five.

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U.S. Swimmers Detained At Rio Airport In Robbery Inquiry
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U.S. Olympic Swimmers’ Robbery Story Was Fabricated; Surveillance Video Emerges From Gas Station

American Olympians Ryan Lochte, Jack Conger, Gunnar Bentz and Jimmy Feigen, who had told the media that they had been held up at gunpoint the night of August 13 in Rio de Janeiro, may have fabricated their story, possibly in an attempt to cover up their behavior at a gas station.

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Great Lakes Shipwreck Discovery Is One Of The Oldest Ever [Video]

Gordon Lightfoot never wrote a song about it, but the Sloop Washington succumbed to the same 'Gales of November' that claimed the Edmund Fitzgerald, the only difference: the Washington went down 172 years before the Fitzgerald.

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Polar Vortex Weather System Brings Artic Temperatures Across Wide Swath Of U.S.
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Ready For a COLD Winter? Temps as Low as 40 Below Predicted

Are you ready for an “exceptionally cold” winter? The 2017 Farmer’s Almanac was just released and it’s looking very cold for our area of the country...

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Taylor Swift Song Inspirations: How the Guys Reacted

When Taylor Swift puts out a song, everyone has an opinion: The music critic, the die-hard fan, the hater (who's gonna hate, hate hate) -- and yes, the person who inspired the track.

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ESPN Anchor John Saunders Dies at Age 61

John Saunders, a well known and beloved announcer at ESPN since 1986, died Thursday morning. He was 61.

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