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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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WPTV News via YouTube
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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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pair of beautiful yellow macaw parrots on branch
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The Detroit Zoo Wants You to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Watching Animals ‘Do It’

Are you and your partner looking to spice things up this Valentine's Day or maybe you're single with no plans? Why not watch zoo animals do each other...

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Governor Dean Campaigns Before Monday's Primary
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Is There A Peeping Tom In Jenison?

A man caught peering into windows on a surveillance camera has left residents in Jenison a little concerned.

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Michigan Woman Stabs Her Boyfriend for Not Wanting to Be Committed

I get that it can be frustrating when you have high hopes for a relationship and the other person isn't ready to commit but trying to kill your boyfriend isn't going to change his mind any time soon...

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Strange Michigan Law: No Car Sales on Sunday

How many times have you been looking for a new (or used) car and only had free time on the weekend to do so? Have you wondered why there are no car dealerships open on Sunday? Well, believe it or not, it’s against the law to sell, trade, or buy a motor vehicle on Sunday in the state of Michigan!

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Fire Burns Over 600 Acres In Los Angeles Griffith Park
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Coyotes Crash Through Michigan Family’s Basement Windows [VIDEO]

The Osborne family in Washington Township got quite a scare Sunday night.

Fox 2 reports that Jack Osborne was awakened by the sound of breaking glass. He went to investigate, thinking someone had broken in the house. 

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