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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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Your Guide to Haunted Houses in West Michigan

Fall is here and that means that Halloween is right around the corner! In preparation, we've put together a list of haunted houses across West Michigan!

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Labor Day Events in West Michigan

The unofficial end of summer brings with it opportunities to get out and have fun.

See Labor Day weekend events coming to West Michigan!

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West Michigan Economy Slows to Normal

Researchers at Grand Valley State University say the economic growth rate in West Michigan has slowed and returned to normal.

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Collision at Whitecaps Appliance Race Goes Viral [Video]

ESPN said it "might be the best baseball mascot race we've ever seen".

The Whitecaps called the takedown a "Griffins-worthy check".

See for yourself.

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West Michigan Economic Growth is Good, but has Moderated

We continue to hear good news about West Michigan and the local economy, but the latest report from Grand Valley State University says our growth has moderated.

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