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Adopt Chesterfield From Crash’s Landing

It's summer! Summer is all about being busy and having fun, but still finding some time to slow down and relax. Chesterfield from Crash's Landing is an expert at all of these things.

Adopt him today!

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We Eat Bugs All The time And Don’t Even Know It

Did you know we all eat bugs every day? Yep, every day, all year long, believe it or not, and in massive quantities, up to 140,000 thousand bug pieces every year. That's disgusting!

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Oscar Mayer Weinermobile Visiting West Michigan

I was driving down US-131 this morning and saw the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile! It is back in the area for the next couple of days.

This 27 foot, hotdog on wheels is quite the vehicle to see in person. They will even let you stick your head inside to see the interior! You can catch the Weinermobile at various Meijer stores.

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One of Grand Rapids’ Most Popular Food Trucks Destroyed By Fire

Bad news for fans of the Daddy Pete's BBQ food truck at events around West Michigan. Sadly, the food truck, which is relatively new for the business, caught fire and was completely destroyed Wednesday...

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Adorable Two Year Old Girl Complains About Going Through Security On Her Flight To Michigan [Video]

Meet Mila, a two year old girl, who didn't enjoy being subjected to a security search on her way from Phoenix to Michigan. 

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Would You Like to be a Star?

Admit it, you've always wanted to be on stage, maybe singing and dancing, but you have never taken the leap. Times a wastin, and hour chance is coming this weekend.

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Uber Drivers in West Michigan Could Soon Be Accepting Tips

Have you heard about this yet?  Uber has decided that they will start allowing tips, as part of the company’s "180 days of Change".

Recently the company has gotten a lot of bad press because of the culture of the company, of which recently saw the departure of CEO Travis Kalanick, who’s taking an extended amount of time away from Uber, the company he founded...

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GRPD Reminding People to Lock Your Car Doors this Summer!

Of course, you should always remember to lock your car door but now that it's summer and more people are spending time outside, it also means an increase of car break-in's...

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Keep Geese Out of Your Yard With Grape Concentrate, Plus Four More Tricks

Geese and especially goslings can be fun to admire if they visit your home, but sometimes they overstay their welcome. They can leave a big mess too.

Here are some simple ways to encourage geese to find a new place to enjoy if they are spending too much time on your property.

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Dutch Girl Brewery Is Auctioning Off Their Stuff, And Some Of It Is Quite Interesting

It's always sad to see a local brewery go belly up, so when Spring Lake's Dutch Girl Brewery went under in March, many mourned the loss.

But, if you wind up getting a great price on a plastic torso, it's all good, right?

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Mason & Wesley Visit for Wet Nose Wednesday

Mason & Wesley came calling today.

The two cute kittens visited with Andy Rent as he talked about them on the Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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The ABC’s Of Michigan’s Annual List Of Banned Vanity License Plates

It's someone's job in state government in Lansing to try and think of every nasty and possibly insulting name they can imagine to ban those license plates from our innocent eyes on Michigan roads.

With a list of well over 27,000 banned names, they've covered almost every angle.

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