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Shooting At Michigan Courthouse Kills Two Bailiffs And Injures Deputy Sheriff
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23 Children Missing In Michigan Since January

Did you know children from Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Mattawan and Grand Rapids have gone missing in 2017?

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What’s With These Weird Billboards In Southwest Michigan?

Perhaps you've started to noticed weird billboards around Southwest Michigan. Maybe your eye caught a red nose-ring, with a couple numbers in the bottom right...

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Battle Creek Schools Receive $51 Million Grant

A big announcement today from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of a five-year $51 million grant to Battle Creek Public Schools to provide improvements and opportunities for every grade and every building in the district.

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Car Located In The Kalamazoo River Was Located But Nobody Was Inside

I got to admit, of all stories this past week… the car that went off in the Kalamazoo River in Battle Creek has been on the top of my “what’s the latest...

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The Noise from This Civil Defense Siren in Battle Creek Might Scare the Bejeezus Out of You

Cities around America maintain sirens to warn of weather emergencies, alert firefighters, and in a different age warn against nuclear attacks. This siren in Battle Creek makes an incredibly ominous sound.

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Battle Creek Man Killed in Semi Hit-and-Run on I-94 [VIDEO]

Police are looking for a semi-truck driver who hit and killed a man on I-94 near the 40th Street exit in Charleston Township early Friday.

Fox 17 reports that the victim, a 49-year-old Battle Creek man, had been helping a friend whose car had run out of gas. 

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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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