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An Exciting Morning With a Car Fire in a Downtown Grand Rapids Parking Ramp

There was a lot of commotion downtown this morning, and right across the street from our studios. A car burst into flames in the Ottawa-Fulton parking ramp on level G.

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Time Lapse of Downtown Grand Rapids

A moment of zen ... here's a beautiful time lapse of downtown GR looking at the Blue Bridge and JW Marriott.

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Parking Price Hike in Downtown Grand Rapids

Time to break open the piggy bank, the cost of parking in downtown Grand Rapids is going up starting Thursday, September 1, 2016.

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Plenty of Show Stoppers at the 2016 Metro Cruise

Like a rolling car show, Metro Cruise was back in action again this past weekend, and man were there some sweet rides on 28th St. Bonus ... footage of burn outs.

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Gene Wilder, Legendary Actor and ‘Willy Wonka’ Star, Dead at 83

Gene Wilder, best known for his comedic roles in Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, The Producers, and Young Frankenstein has died at the age of 83.

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Grand Rapids College Professor Offers Up A List of Do’s And Don’t’s For New Students

This weekend marked the return of college students to West Michigan's 15 colleges and universities, and one student went up on the web site Reddit to ask what are some do's and don't's for students new to the area.

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Grand Haven Beach After The Thunderstorm [Video]

This drone fly over of the State Park Beach in Grand Haven immediately following Saturday's early morning thunderstorms demonstrates how a rain storm effectively cleans the beach of people, leaving a peaceful, calm vibe.

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Finalists In Griffins Jersey Contest Announced [Photos]

A couple of weeks ago, we told you of a contest to design a new jersey alternative for the Grand Rapids Griffins hockey team.

Local and national artists submitted their designs to the web site, Uni-Watch, which conducted a popular vote to whittle the contestants down to twelve finalists.

Here are the final twelve.

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Michigan State Police Issue Warning About New Phone Scam

Scammers have found a way to make it look like they're calling from the Flint Post of the Michigan State Police and are threatening arrest if they do not receive immediate payment.

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Two Sexual Assaults Reported Near GVSU Campus This Weekend

Anyone with information on either of these cases is asked to call the GVSU police department at 616-331-3255 or the Ottawa County Silent Observer at 877-887-4536.

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First Impressions: Hispanic Center of West Michigan – Hispanic Festival 2016

There's a heavenly aroma wafting from Calder Plaza. That my friend, is coming from the 2016 Hispanic Festival.

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First Impressions: 2016 Polish Heritage Society Polish Festival

Crazy to think that it's that time of year again. Time for the Polish Heritage Society's Polish Festival at Rosa Parks Circle in Downtown Grand Rapids. I grabbed my camera and ran over to check it out.

It's all about: pierogi, polka, polish sausage, and big party this weekend!

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