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Supporters Flock To Restaurants On Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day
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Chick-fil-A Opening in West Michigan is Becoming More of a Reality

The first Chick-fil-A in West Michigan will break ground on Thursday in Kentwood. Who's excited?

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West Michigan Economy Grew Stronger in July

A Grand Valley State University economist says the West Michigan economy is a little stronger than it was last month.

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Michigan’s First Cases of Influenza A H3N2 of 2016 Found in West Michigan

Health officials have Michigan's first two confirmed human cases of influenza A H3N2 this year have been found. Both people with the illness are from West Michigan.

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Windmill Island at the Height of Beauty Next Week

Next week, July 24-30, Windmill Island Gardens will celebrate Peak Week, the period of summer when the gardens are at the height of their beauty! The week will be filled with flowers and fun for all ages. As an added incentive to enjoy the gardens during Peak Week, an accompanying child can enter for free with every purchase of an adult ticket!

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Wendy's Sells Major Stake In Arby's To Private Equity Group
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If Your Credit Card was Used at These West Michigan Wendy’s This Year, You Need to Read This

If you’ve eaten at Wendy’s in Ionia, Greenville or Hastings your credit card info may have been stolen.

In May, Wendy’s discovered just under 300 of their locations had been hacked with malware...

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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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They Found Lou the Bearded Dragon in Ionia!

See I wasn't the only one needing a little sunshine in their life. Tuesday we found out Lou, the bearded dragon, was lost on the streets of Ionia...

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West Michigan Easter Egg Hunts

Thousands of children are anticipating the thrill of the Easter egg hunt.

View our guide to Grand Rapids-area Easter egg hunts and prepare your family for fun and a little candy too.

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Wear Orange on March 24 to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger in West Michigan

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket and dozens of West Michigan schools, businesses and organizations by wearing orange on Thursday, March 24, to raise awareness of childhood hunger.

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Sleet Totals and Peak Wind Speeds From Yesterday’s Winter Storm

The freezing rain didn't hit West Michigan as hard as weather forecasters were predicting, but we did still see heavy sleet, high winds, power outages and dangerous travel conditions.

View sleet totals and wind speeds.

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Still Without Power? Contact Consumers Energy

As of 4:30PM on Sunday, approximately 6,000 Consumers Energy customers remained without service from the Christmas Eve storm.

Now, nearly all customers have had power restored. If you are still without power, Consumers Energy is asking you to contact them.

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Arena Football Returning to West Michigan

It looks as if Arena Football will be returning to the West Michigan area. It may all be  happening in Muskegon, with the announcement that a team will be coming to the Lakeshore this spring.

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