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3 Teenagers Arrested After False Bomb Threats at Lakeview Schools

Three teenagers have been arrested in connection to a bomb threat that closed Lakeview Schools in Battle Creek Tuesday, WZZM-13 reports.

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Weird Piece of Michigan Legislation Could Get Newly Elected Caledonia Village President Removed From Office

Officials sent Gov. Snyder a letter asking him to remove Todd Grinage from office. But, is that something a Governor can do? In Michigan, it totally is.

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Battle Creek’s Lakeview Schools Closed After Bomb Threat

The Lakeview School District in Battle Creek is closed Tuesday following a bomb threat.

WZZM-13 reports that officers were notified of the threat at Lakeview Middle School around 6:30a.m. and shortly after officials made the call to close all district schools. 

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Snow Plows Go Green In Kent County

When it snows this year in West Michigan, we’ll be seeing more green on the roadways.

According to WOODTV, the Kent County Road Commission is changing their yellow strobes to green on their snow plows in hopes of making the plows more visible...

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Meijer’s Black Friday Deals

The signs of the holidays are here. The weather is cooling, Christmas lights are appearing and Black Friday deals are being announced!

Take a sneak peak at Meijer's Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day deals.

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Muskegon’s Festival of Trees Begins November 17

The Muskegon Museum of Art's 12th annual Festival of Trees opens Thursday, November 17th and runs through Sunday, November 27th.

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Two Michigan Cities Make Top 5 of Best Beer Cities in America

The website, Infogroup, looked at metro cities in the U.S. and ranked the top 10 cities for beer and wine. Two cities in Michigan made the top 5 for beer.

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Grand Valley and Ferris State on Collision Course in Division II Football Playoffs

Grand Valley State and Ferris State are the top two seeds in Super Region 4 of the NCAA Division II Championship Playoffs, and if both teams past early round tests, they will play each other again in the Regional Championship Game.

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Bill Introduced to Redesign Michigan’s Flag [Poll]

We could be getting a new state flag in Michigan.

A State Senator introduced a bill, last week, that would create a new flag design done through a contest...

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Whitecaps Making a Few Changes to Fifth Third Ballpark

The players have all packed up and returned home for the off-season. Road construction season is winding down with the coming freeze, but that never stops the West Michigan Whitecaps, because construction season at Fifth Third Ballpark is just beginning.

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People Doing Good: 10 Year Old Gathers Blankets For Homeless

This is a great story!  A 10 year old from Grand Rapids is doing something to make sure our homeless population is a bit warmer.

Ayden Quimby is 10 years old and he’s collecting blankets for the homeless...

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Helpful Hunting Tips from the Michigan DNR

Tuesday, November 15th officially kicks off firearm season in Michigan and whether you're a seasoned hunter or going out for the first time, the Michigan DNR has some reminders for hunters...

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