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Open carry gun rally in Austin, Texas.
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Battle Creek Bombers to Host ‘2nd Amendment’ Night

The Battle Creek Bombers are getting mixed reviews over their decision to hold a "2nd Amendment Education" night at their ballpark. The event is centered around education around guns, gun safety, and the 2nd Amendment.

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Amy Schumer Coming to Kalamazoo’s Wings Event Center October 5

Schumer's performance in Kalamazoo is part of her national #SchumerTour, which she announced on June 23rd via Facebook LIVE. The tour includes many locations around the United States, as well as a handful of international appearances.

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Love Michigan and Save a Life With a Blood Donation

A Michigan summer is a beautiful thing. So is saving a life.

That is why Michigan Blood is inviting all of us to celebrate both during Michigan Blood’s ‘Love Michigan’ blood drives throughout the state over the Fourth of July weekend, June 30 – July  4.

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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Meet Budgie From Crash’s Landing

Is it time to welcome a new member into your family?

Adopt Budgie from Crash's Landing!

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Kalamazoo County Jail
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Kalamazoo Mother Charged With Murder in Connection to 4-Year-Old Daughter’s Death

Daveeta Lee Walker has been charged with two counts of felony murder, first-degree child abuse, and torture in connection to the death of her four-year-old daughter Kharisma Richardson.

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Jeffrey Willis Will Stand Trial in the Murder of Rebekah Bletsch

Wednesday experts testified that a folder labeled 'RSB' - Rebekah Bletsch's initials - was found on Willis' computer and it contained photos of her as well as wanted posters from after her murder.

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Photo courtesy of the Hoeksema family
Photo courtesy of the Hoeksema family
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Missing Holland Teen’s Body Found in Lake Michigan

The body of 16-year-old Riley Hoeksema was found around noon Wednesday, June 22. Hoeksema went missing Sunday after the boat he was on capsized.

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Suspect in Fatal Kalamazoo Bike Crash Was Driving While High

Charles Pickett, Jr, the man accused of hitting nine bicyclists with his truck, killing five people, is now facing five counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death.

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150 Automotive Manufacturing Jobs Coming to Holland

An automotive manufacturer from southeast Michigan is expanding to Holland and bringing 150 jobs in the next three years.

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Grand Rapids Vigilante Who Busted Predators Gets Sued [Video]

Zach Sweers made a name for himself by running predator stings online, and then meeting and busting the predators on camera for his YouTube site, Anxiety War.

Now, one of the guys involved has turned the tables and his suing him.

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"Lucky"/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Lucky Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Lucky the dog came calling today.

Lucky visited with Andy Rent as he talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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One Year After the Portland Tornado [Video]

On June 22, 2015, an EF-1 tornado struck Portland, Mich., damaging dozens of homes and businesses.

One year later, many have finished repairing the damage while some continue to rebuild.

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