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Grand Rapids Police Department via Facebook
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GRPD Officer Known For Doing Good, Keeps His Job

Last year we met Grand Rapids Police Officer Adam Ickes when he shared a special moment with a 5-year-old boy who wants to be a police officer when he grows up...

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Ted Nugent In Concert -  Sterling Heights, Michigan
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Ted Nugent Is Thinking Of A Senate Run

All that talk earlier this week about the GOP weighing out asking Kid Rock to run for the Senate in 2018 has gotten an old stand by all worked up.

Yup, Terrible Ted refuses to be ignored, and now he says he may seek out that Senate seat. 

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Michigan House At SXSW To Feature GR Mayor Rosalynn Bliss [Video]

South By Southwest (SXSW) is a huge arts, music and cultural festival in Austin, TX. And Michigan is represented at the event by the Grand Rapids based Michigan House.

At their house warming send off party Wednesday, they announced their lineup of speakers and performers, one of which will be Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss, who will speak of Michigan's successes.

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MC Sports Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Liquidation Sales Are Coming

MC Sports announced Tuesday afternoon that they are filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

The announcement Tuesday didn’t mention any store closings, but they are planning to reorganize the company under the Chapter 11 bankruptcy code...

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Penguins And Otters Return To The New Orleans Aquarium
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John Ball Zoo Hosting a Job Fair

Lions and Tigers and Jobs! Oh My!

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Two Michigan Cities Have Poor Showing On WalletHub’s Healthiest Cities Of 2017

We've become accustom to Grand Rapids being heralded as one of the best cities in the country, but this time GR isn't ranked at the top. But, hey, at least we aren't Detroit.

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Wind Advisory For West Michigan Means Power Outages and Downed Trees Likely

West Michigan is under a Wind Advisory this evening (Sunday) as winds up to 50 m.p.h. are expected.

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for West Michigan until Midnight, Sunday...

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Arby's Gives Fans A Sneak Peek At Its New Manhattan Restaurant
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Arby’s Announces Major Security Breach, Over 350,000 Credit Card Numbers Could Be Affected

Arby’s… they have the meats; they also have a pretty major security breach with over 350,000 customers affected.

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What Michigan City Made The List Of The Nation’s Coldest?

While it hasn't been the coldest winter ever, there is a Michigan city that regularly ranks among the nation's coldest. And now it's made the Top Ten.

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MSU Recruit Couldn’t Sign With School Because He Was In Jail

After a 3-9 season, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio probably didn't need to hear that one of his top recruits had a lapse in judgement.

It seems a highly regarded defensive end headed to East Lansing couldn't sign his national letter of intent because he was in jail.

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1953 NFL Championship Game - Cleveland Browns vs Detroit Lions - December 27, 1953
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New Detroit Lions Logo Hints At A Return To The Past

The Detroit Lions have modified their famed 'jumping Lion' logo slightly, and it indicates the team may be returning to a time when they were slightly less sucky.

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Today Marks The 50th Anniversary of The Apollo 1 Fire, Which Claimed The Life of Grand Rapids Astronaut Roger Chaffee [Video]

When touring the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, there is a replica of the Apollo capsule used to fly men to the moon. In this age of technology, I noticed how primitive the capsule appeared. It also made it painfully there was little room for error when trying to escape from it in an emergency.

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