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Is a Big Winter Storm Coming to West Michigan Next Week? [Video]

We all know that Connie and Steve are obsessed with snow, so when Aaron Ofseyer of WZZM 13 announced a big winter storm coming next week, much celebration was had...

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Stone is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Stone the dog is our special pet of the week.

Andy Rent talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Social Media Rant Lands Kalamazoo Man in Jail

Odds are if you're like me, you see people ranting on Facebook and Twitter all the time. A man from Kalamazoo learned there is a line you shouldn't cross when ranting.

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Trump's Selection For Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Testifies During Her Senate Confirmation Hearing
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Betsy DeVos Approved by Senate Committee for Secretary of Education

On Tuesday, a Senate committee approved Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, as chosen by Trump. This means she's one step closer to attaining the position...

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Senator Suggests Wagering a Betsy DeVos Vote on the Super Bowl

This morning, the Senate education committee voted along party lines on whether to approve President Trump’s education secretary nominee, Betsy DeVos.

It almost came down to the Super Bowl.

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Teens Overdose in Parking Lot of Grand Haven Hospital

Police are investigating the heroin overdose of two Grand Rapids-area teenagers on Monday.

According to the Grand Haven Tribune, the women, 18 and 19, were found  in a vehicle in the North Ottawa Community Hospital parking lot.

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Grand Rapids Was The Cloudiest Place In The World Last Week

The sun failed to show up at all from Sunday, January 22 until Saturday, January 28. That's seven consecutive days with no sun, and that made us the cloudiest city in the world.

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Chick-fil-A Embattled In Controversy Over Anti-Gay Marriage Remarks
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Chick-fil-A in Wyoming Has a Grand Opening Date!

West Michigan can't get enough of Chick-fil-A!

Ever since the grand opening, earlier this month, of West Michigan's first location (Gaines Township) lines have been crazy...

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Byron Center Comic Con Features ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Ghostbusters’

The second annual Byron Rec Comic Con is Saturday in Byron Center. The event is family-friendly and free for all to attend.

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The Michigan Accent: Know It, Learn It, Love It [Video]

The Michigan Accent was definitely much thicker a generation ago, but it still exists, so you better learn to love it.

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G.R. Brothers Arrested after Craigslist Meet-up Turns Deadly Outside of MI Wal-Mart

Two brothers from Grand Rapids were arrested over the weekend in connection with a deadly shooting outside of a Wal-Mart, near Owosso.

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Grand Haven Named ‘America’s Happiest Seaside Town’ [Photos]

We know West Michigan is home to some amazing beaches and now one of our Lake Michigan towns is getting recognized for it's awesomeness.

Grand Haven has been named Coastal Living Magazine's "Happiest Seaside Town in 2017"!

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