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Body Found In Walker Construction Site Might Be Missing Woman Yolanda Reyes

UPDATE (2:10 p.m.): WZZM-13 is reporting that the family of Yolanda Reyes has confirmed to them that the body found in Walker this morning is that of the missing woman.

UPDATE (1:05 p.m.): Both WOOD-TV8 and FOX 17 are reporting that family has confirmed that the body is that of Yolanda Reyes who has been missing since April 24. Police have not yet confirmed the identity of the body.

Family members told our friends at WZZM-13 Walker police informed them of a female being found, but there is no positive identification yet. Walker police have confirmed they are in contact with Reyes' husband.

UPDATE (12:55 p.m.): Police have confirmed that the body found was that of a female.

A body has been discovered in a construction site in Walker.

The body was found in Bristol Ridge Condominiums, located at Three Mile Road and Bristol Avenue NW.

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I-96 Lane Closures Could Cause Weekend Travel Headaches

While the weather isn't quite as warm as most of us would like it to be, it IS officially Spring here in West Michigan and among other things, that means that it's time for road construction season to begin.

This weekend travelers on I-96 both east and westbound could experience some headaches due to lane closures.

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Kent County Health Department To Survey Residents

The Kent County Health Department is looking for your help to improve the health of the county's population overall.

All you have to do is tell them exactly what you like (and what you don't like) in regards to things like exercise and safety.

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Consumer Energy Donating Free Light Bulbs to People in Need

 

Consumers Energy is helping families across Michigan to save energy and money this year by donating 85,000 energy-efficient light bulbs through food banks.

This month, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is giving out about 40,000 Energy Star-qualified compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) through its network of food pantries. Families receive a package of two CFLs, along with information on the bulbs' benefits and other energy-saving tips.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Neighbors’ Moves in, Evicts ‘Spider-Man 2′

It turns out that 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' didn't need the Sinister Six to bring it down.

All that was required was Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and a very funny marketing campaign. 'Neighbors' not only opened at No. 1 at the box office, but it derailed its super-powered competition so dramatically that it may be difficult for it to fully recover.

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New Movies: ‘Neighbors,’ ‘Moms’ Night Out’ and ‘Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return’ [Video]

We get a brief break from the action blockbusters this weekend, with a few high-profile comedies and one animated sequel to a beloved classic.

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Step Back in Time with Old ‘Tulip Time’ Videos and Music

Tulip Time 2014 runs through Saturday, May 10 in Holland.

The annual festival has been a big part of West Michigan since 1929.

Take time to experience the early years of the festival with some old Tulip Time videos.

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Holland’s Pure Michigan Ad Makes Debut

Gov. Rick Snyder was in Holland today to help premiere Pure Michigan's newest ad, an advertisement featuring Holland.

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Fifth Third River Bank Run: Road Closings

The Fifth Third River Bank Run is this Saturday morning.

Whether you're running, watching or completely oblivious and just trying to navigate downtown Grand Rapids, you'll want to know which roads will be closed and when.

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West Michigan Students Ride Bicycles for Bike to School Day

Thousands of students across Michigan, from over 150 schools, participated in the third annual Bike to School Day on Wednesday, May 7.

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GVSU Professor Explains How He Cracked NSA Code [Video]

The NSA issued a challenge when they tweeted out a code for anyone to try to solve.

A Grand Valley State University professor cracked the code and explained how he did it.

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West Michigan Election Results – May 6, 2014

School issues, sidewalks, and more were on the ballot in West Michigan today.

Results are in.

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