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Mayor Bliss Calls on Grand Rapids to ‘Model the Behavior We Wish to See’

Following this year's divisive presidential election, Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bill is calling on residents of the city to "model the behavior we wish to see". In a statement released by Bliss' office, the mayor urges citizens to support one another.

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18-Year-Old Elected to Kenowa Hills School Board [VIDEO]

An 18-year-old who recently graduated from Kenowa Hills High School has been elected to the school's board.

Eric-John Szczepaniak, a freshman studying political science at Grand Valley State University, is West Michigan's youngest elected official, Wood TV 8 reports. 

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Grand Valley and Ferris State on Collision Course in Division II Football Playoffs

Grand Valley State and Ferris State are the top two seeds in Super Region 4 of the NCAA Division II Championship Playoffs, and if both teams past early round tests, they will play each other again in the Regional Championship Game.

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Bill Introduced to Redesign Michigan’s Flag [Poll]

We could be getting a new state flag in Michigan.

A State Senator introduced a bill, last week, that would create a new flag design done through a contest...

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Lynyrd Skynyrd, Peter Frampton and More Coming to 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids

The venue opens on February 1, 2017, and the first week, they have a great show from Lynyrd Skynyrd scheduled already, for February 3rd! They've also got Peter Frampton scheduled for April 2nd!

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Whitecaps Making a Few Changes to Fifth Third Ballpark

The players have all packed up and returned home for the off-season. Road construction season is winding down with the coming freeze, but that never stops the West Michigan Whitecaps, because construction season at Fifth Third Ballpark is just beginning.

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Numbers Were Down For 2nd #NotMyPresident Rally

After 2000 people marched through the streets Thursday night for the #NotMyPresident protest, only about 500 people showed up to the second rally Saturday Night...

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Arby’s Starts Selling Venison Sandwiches and Sells Out in 30 Minutes

Arby’s started selling venison sandwiches Saturday at two of it’s locations in West Michigan and sold out in 30 minutes at their Cedar Springs location...

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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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Police Investigating Multiple Heroin Overdoses Along the Lakeshore

Michigan State Police are investigating three heroin overdoses that occurred over the past week in West Michigan.

According to WZZM-13, the overdoses are reported to have happened Nov. 8 through Nov. 9. Two were in the Grand Haven area and one in Norton Shores.

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ESPN College Gameday Coming to Kalamazoo to Cover Undefeated WMU Broncos

ESPN's College Gameday pre-game show will make its first appearance in Kalamazoo, and only the second time at a Mid-American Conference school, when the crew comes to Western Michigan University on Saturday November 19 to cover the Broncos game against Buffalo.

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One Year Later: The Attack on the Bataclan Theater in Paris

The year since the November 13, 2015 attack on Paris's Bataclan has been filled with sadness, controversy and charity. Now, the theater begins a new chapter.

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