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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Bleeker From Crash’s Landing is Ready for a New Home

Persistence is important. It took persistence to get Bleeker, a shy young kitten, into Crash's Landing.

At first, Bleeker insisted on keeping his distance from everyone. Today, he is ready to be adopted and Crash's Landing will show that same persistence until they find him a home.

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The Top 10 Michigan Quarterbacks Of All Time [Video]

Even though Jim Harbaugh doesn't want us to know, Wilton Speight, a redshirt sophomore, will take the reins as the latest in a long line of Michigan quarterbacks when the Wolverines open up their season in Ann Arbor Saturday.

Michigan quarterbacks haven't always been known for their flashiness in a system that long only required them to hand off to a running back, but the storied program has had some great signal callers. Here's my top ten.

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Anti-Police Brutality Protestors Rally At New York's City Hall
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GVSU Offering New Course: Black Lives Matter

Grand Valley State University students will have the opportunity to take a new, one-credit elective course this fall which combines history and discussions about race. The course is named Black Lives Matter.

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Courtesy of the Norton Shores Police Department
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Police Searching Property Linked to Jeffrey Willis

Norton Shores Police are searching a property linked to Jeffrey Willis, the man accused of attempting to abduct a teenage girl and murdering Rebekah Bletsch, and who is a person of interest in the disappearance of Jessica Heeringa.

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Logging Festival in Newaygo This Labor Day Weekend

There is a bunch of fun happening in Newyago this holiday weekend, and it just might the thing you're looking for to put a little excitement in your Labor Day weekend. It's the 38th Annual Logging Festival, running September 2nd. 3rd. and 4th.

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Courtesy of the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department
Courtesy of the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department
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Driver in Kalamazoo Bicyclist Tragedy Deemed Competent to Stand Trial

Wednesday a judge ruled that Charles Pickett, Jr., the man accused of hitting nine bicyclists with his truck in Kalamazoo, killing five, is competent to stand trial.

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Mother Father Son Daughter Child Family Water Park
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Michigan’s Adventure Making Changes to Water Park

Getting in the water and swimming are always a big part of summer in Michigan. Water parks offer another way to enjoy summer and the outdoors.

Michigan's Adventure has announced changes to their water park for 2017.

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Two Shipwrecks Lie Side By Side In Lake Michigan, Here’s Their Story [Photo]

The southwest edge of South Manitou Island in Lake Michigan was unlucky spot for two ships that sank 57 years apart.

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Dog Falls Overboard In Lake Michigan, Swims 6 Miles To Shore [Video]

Let's raise a toast to Rylee, the plucky Belgian Malinois from Illinois, who found adventure during a recent stay in Northern Michigan.

Is there a triathlon for dogs? Because if you teach Rylee to ride a bike, I'd bet on her.

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AMC Celebrates The Season 5 Premiere Of "The Walking Dead" - After Party
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No, ‘The Walking Dead’ Will NOT Be Filming in Grand Rapids This September

People seem super excited that AMC's 'The Walking Dead' will be filming in Grand Rapids in September. If that were actually going to happen, it would be awesome. But, it's not happening. It's all a big joke. 

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SAT College Exams To Undergo Major Changes
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Two Grand Rapids Schools Make ‘Top 10′ for SAT Scores in MI

This past spring marked the first time that Michigan high school juniors had to take the SAT's. Prior to, it's always been the ACT's, But the results for the first SAT scores in Michigan have been released by the Department of Education...

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It’s Time to Put Education Ahead of Michigan’s Tourism Industry

Many Michigan public school students are back at school this week. Others will return after Labor Day as required by law in Michigan without a waiver.

The post-Labor Day law was created ten years ago to benefit Michigan's tourism industry.

As more days are added to the school year, it's time to waive the post-Labor Day requirement for all schools and put the education of Michigan students ahead of the interests of the tourism industry.

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