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Exterminators Tackle Growing U.S. Bed Bug Problem
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Bed Bugs a Growing Problem in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids has again landed on Orkin's annual list of the Top 50 Bed Bug Cities. This year, Grand Rapids climbed three spots on the list.

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This Building in Battle Creek Could Have Started (or Ended) a Nuclear War

An unassuming building on the grounds of Fort Custer near Battle Creek was once part of NORAD's missile command that could have launched nuclear weapons.

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Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Grand Rapids Among Most Rat Infested Cities in America

Just how bad a problem is rats in West Michigan? The region including Kalamazoo, Battle Creek and Grand Rapids is among the top 50 worst metro areas in the country for rat infestation.

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Where are Pokemon Go Locations Around Battle Creek and Grand Rapids?

If you're playing Pokemon Go, let's see if we can't help you find some Poke Stops and gyms around the Battle Creek and Grand Rapids areas.

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Fantasy Forest Art Carve in Battle Creek This Weekend

Leila Arboretum is adding 14 new sculptures for the 2016 Fantasy Forest Art Carve, June 16-18 in Battle Creek. That will double the total number of sculptures.

Current works of art include Bigfoot, a tin man, a wizard and a troll. New carvings will include a genie in a bottle, Paul Bunyan and more.

The Fantasy Forest Art Carve is a free event.

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The Ultimate Michigan Summer Baseball Road Trip: 7 Games, 7 Stadiums, 7 Days

It wouldn't be a Michigan summer without baseball and road trips. Combine the two and you'll have a memorable summer vacation.

Enjoy a week of great baseball this summer while exploring seven stadiums and some great Michigan cities!

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Former Summit Pointe CEO Charged With Spending $510,000 in Public Funds on Fortuneteller

The Michigan Health Care Fraud (HCF) Division has charged Ervin Brinker, 68, of Delton, with two counts of Medicaid Fraud Conspiracy and one count of Embezzlement by a Public Officer, all ten-year felonies.

Brinker was the CEO of Summit Pointe in Battle Creek until his termination by the Board of Directors on February 17, 2015.

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Three 18-Month-Old Cheetahs at Binder Park Zoo

Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek has welcomed three new cheetahs!

The cheetahs are 18-month-old sisters from the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington D.C. Their names are Katie, Madison and Mohini.

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FireKeepers Casino Data Security Breach Affects up to 85,000 Credit and Debit Cards

On Saturday, FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek confirmed a recent unauthorized access into its computer systems.

85,000 credit and debit cards are at risk.

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Michigan High School Team Wrestling Finals Moving from Battle Creek to Mount Pleasant

The Michigan High School Athletic Association reports that the Team Wrestling Finals will be hosted by McGuirk Arena at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant for two years beginning with the 2016 tournament.

The Team Wrestling Finals previously had been hosted by Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek since their inception in 1988.

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Grand Rapids Metro Area Has Bed Bugs [Infographic]

Orkin has released its annual list which ranks cities by the number of bed bug treatments they have performed.

The Grand Rapids metropolitan area moved up to No. 20 in 2014, after being ranked 33rd in 2013.

Chicago is No. 1. Detroit is No. 2.

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193 Vehicles Involved In I-94 Pileup Killing One [Video]

The massive multi-vehicle crash that shut down a five-mile stretch of I-94 near Galeburg on Friday continues to keep the interstate closed.

Authorities with Michigan State Police and the Michigan Department of Transportation report that 193 vehicles were involved, which includes 76 semis and 117 passenger cars and SUVs, according to WZZM-13. One person was killed and 23 others were injured.

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