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RECALL ALERT: Hummus Sold At Target, Trader Joe’s

Lansal, Inc. is recalling 10 different types of hummus and dip products due to possible Listeria contamination.

A total of 14,860 pounds of product is being recalled, including brands sold at Target and Trader Joe’s.

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All-New Meteor Shower – Camelopardalid – Will Be Visible Friday Night & Saturday Morning

An all-new meteor shower is expected to happen Friday night and into early Saturday morning. Here is what you need to know about the Camelopardalid meteor shower: 

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West Michigan Memorial Day Parades – 2014

Memorial Day is May 26.

West Michigan will remember those who died while serving our country at a variety of events.

Prepare to honor those who have given so much and view our list of Memorial Day parades in West Michigan.

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Davenport University Names Lou Esposito School’s First Football Coach [Video]

Davenport University introduced Lou Esposito as the school's first ever football coach at a press conference this morning.

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GVSU Hosting Division II Track & Field Championships May 22 – 24

Grand Valley State University is hosting the 2014 NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships starting Thursday, May 22.

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Courtesy Xeomara Montenegro, Amy Escobar and Karla Barberi
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Dental Records Confirm Body Found In Walker Is Yolanda Reyes [Video]

The Kent County Medical Examiner says that dental records have confirmed the body found in Walker on Friday morning is that of Yolanda Reyes, the missing mother of four.

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Cascade Township YMCA One Step Closer To Reality

On Monday night, the Cascade Township Planning Commission gave initial approval to plans for a new YMCA.

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Vote Now to Help Name Grand Rapids Top Town In America – Round 2

Grand Rapids has made it to Round 2 in Outside Magazine's ongoing "Best Town In America" contest.

In round one, Grand Rapids beat out Omaha, Neb.

This round, Grand Rapids is pitted against La Crosse, Wis. I've never been to La Crosse, but I can already tell you that Grand Rapids is better.

Want to help Grand Rapids move on to the next round? 

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GVSU’s Annual Economic Impact Is Over $730 Million

Grand Rapids continues to enjoy steady growth and the success of Grand Valley State University is one of many reasons why.

Grand Valley State University's annual economic impact report is out. The report shows Grand Valley had a regional economic impact of $730.1 million in 2013.

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BREAKING: Dorr Elementary School Evacuated

UPDATE (2:00 p.m.): Roughly 600 kids were evacuated from Dorr Elementary School and can be picked up a few blocks from the school at fire station. Police are still investigating the suspicious package at this time.

UPDATE (1:25 p.m.): Authorities are saying that the school has been evacuated as a precaution after a suspicious package was left outside of the building. Traffic is currently being detoured away from the area.

According to our friends at WZZM-13, Students at Dorr Elementary School have evacuated the building and are at the fire barn nearby. The evacuation occurred around 12:45 p.m. on Monday.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Godzilla’ is King

Everyone expected 'Godzilla' to take the number one spot at the box office this weekend, but few people saw it doing business that rivals 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2.'

'Godzilla' didn't just win the box office this weekend, it conquered it, proving that after all of these years, the king of the monsters is still a massive draw.

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World War II Letter Presumed Lost In The Mail Shows Up At Muskegon Post Office

This is the kind of thing you only see in movies!

A soldier's letter that's been lost in the mail since World War II is about to make it to a family member of the people it was originally intended for.

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