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Do You Live in Kent County? You Could Go to Italy for FREE!

Did I mention its for an entire month?!

You could spend a whole month in Perugia, Italy learning Italian for FREE. So what's the catch...

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Crumbling Concrete on M-6 Will Be Fixed this Year

If M-6 is your daily route, some good news!

Since the concrete is starting to crumble at a faster rate than anticipated, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced on Friday that they would start construction on it later this year, according to WZZM-13...

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Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Kent County

Now that Christmas is over your first priority might be to take your decorations and tree down. If you had a natural tree this year, different cities around Kent County are offering Christmas tree recycling programs...

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Helpful Hunting Tips from the Michigan DNR

Tuesday, November 15th officially kicks off firearm season in Michigan and whether you're a seasoned hunter or going out for the first time, the Michigan DNR has some reminders for hunters...

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Kent County Receives $31,300 to Increase Breastfeeding by African American Women

The Kent County Health Department's initiative to increase breastfeeding among African American women is one of 33 health programs in Michigan to receive grant money from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

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Kent County Precincts With Highest and Lowest Voter Turnout

Voter turnout was good across the country and in West Michigan on Tuesday, but some areas came out more than others. See which precincts in Kent County had the highest and lowest voter turnout.

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Kent County Election Results: November 8, 2016

Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. Trump won Kent County with 48.3 percent of the vote to Clinton's 45.2 percent.

There were also a number of other issues on the ballot Tuesday in Kent County.

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Owner of Stolen Trump Sign Leaves Message for Thief in Byron Center

Stolen political signs are being reported across the country and in West Michigan.

The owner of a stolen Trump sign in Byron Center left a message for the thief.

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Six Tornadoes in West Michigan; View Tornado Maps, Radar, More

The National Weather Service has concluded there were six tornadoes in West Michigan on August 20, 2016.

See a map and detailed descriptions of each tornado.

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WSPA Perform Mass Dog Vaccinations As Part Of 2013 World Rabies Day
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Rabies Confirmed in Kent County as the Disease Peaks in Michigan

Rabies is peaking in Michigan. The viral disease has been found in West Michigan including the counties of Kent, Kalamazoo and Newaygo.

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Ride Across Millennium Park’s New Bridge [Video]

Work is complete on the new 570-foot bridge at Millennium Park in Grand Rapids!

Be one of the first to see what it's like to take a ride across the new bridge.

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West Michigan Economy Flat, Expected to Rebound

The West Michigan economy is currently flat, but should rebound through the summer, according to a Grand Valley State University economist.

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