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Why Aren’t More People Talking About The Michigan ‘Ghost Plane’?

If a plane crashes in a Canadian forest, does it make a sound? Apparently not.

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More Odd, Free Stuff on Craigslist in Grand Rapids

The saying "you get what you pay for" seems to apply here.

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O’Reilly Auto Parts Has A Flux Capacitor For Sale, No Word On If It Will Take You ‘Back To The Future’

If you plug in the parts number 121G on the O'Reilly web site, oreillys.com, it will take you a page advertising a flux capacitor device, which was invented by Emmett Brown for the express intention of time traveling.

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Michigan Man Gets Arrested & Blames it on Chicken Nuggets

A county commissioner from Montcalm County is making headlines for getting arrested but even more so for what he thinks is at fault for his arrest...

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Bees Living in a Shower Head Is Your New Nightmare

It's the most frightening thing to happen in a shower since "Psycho."

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Category: Photos, Weird News
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The Japanese Tried To Bomb Dorr in 1945. Wait. What? [Video]

In an effort to get revenge for the Doolittle Raids, the Japanese sent up hot air balloons loaded with incindiery devices, hoping that a few would make it to the United States.

Most of them landed in the Pacific Northwest, but one of them made it all the way to Dorr in Allegan County.

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Courtesy of Joshua Runey
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West Michigan Man Finds a GIANT Cheeto! [Photos]

A Muskegon man is debating what to do with the giant Cheeto he found in his bag of Cheetos Puffs.

Joshua Runey said that he wasn't going to eat it because a bunch of people already touched it, which is a wise decision

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FAIL! Truck Breaks Through Frozen Lake Michigan And Sinks

Lesson learned from this: snowmobilers aren’t ice experts.

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Video Footage From The Life Size Version of The ‘Hungry Hungry Hippos’ Game

The 'Snow Days' celebration in downtown Grand Rapids may have been hampered by the lack of snow, but it brought to life the board game 'Hungry Hungry Hippos' Sunday afternoon at Rosa Parks Circle, and some happy kids had the time of their lives.

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Is The ‘Michigan Triangle’ Still A Thing? [Video]

When writing about the meteor that sailed over Lake Michigan on Monday, a listener dropped me a line wondering if the meteor came down in the 'Michigan Triangle'.

I had forgotten all about our little version of the 'Bermuda Triangle', and wondered if anything lately had disappeared in it, besides the meteor (allegedly).

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Meteor Passes Over Lake Michigan, So Where Did It Land? [Video]

Hundreds of people reported seeing the bright light of a meteor heading over Lake Michigan early this morning. Did it land in Lake Michigan? 

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Scented Candle Smells for 12 West Michigan Cities

We love West Michigan and all of the sights, sounds and smells it brings throughout the year. Well, at least most of the smells.

What if you could take all of those smells home with you in a scented candle?

Here's what it would smell like if you could.

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