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Dog Flu Confirmed in Grand Rapids [Video]

This spring an outbreak of canine influenza sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the states surrounding Michigan.

Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana have all seen cases of the virus, some of them deadly.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has now confirmed three cases of dog flu in Michigan: two in Grand Rapids and one in Macomb County, Wood TV 8 reports.

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Pink Tie Guys Annual Fundraiser to Fight Breast Cancer is Thursday in Grand Rapids

The Pink Tie Guys is an exclusive group of men committed to raising awareness of how breast cancer impacts the total family.

The group meets once per year. This year's meeting is at Reserve Wine & Food in Grand Rapids on Thursday from 6:00 p.m. - Midnight.

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What on Earth Caused This Baby to Make This Face?

This little girl isn't hiding the fact that she's not happy.

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Stop Losing Your Stuff — 5 Gadgets to Track Down What You’ve Misplaced, Had Stolen or Just Lost

As we get busier, we get more stuff to make our lives easier, but because we're busy, we sometimes lose that stuff and then lose time looking for it. It's time we stopped losing our stuff and our time, yes?

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Straight-A Student Gets Surprise Proposal During Graduation

This college grad is swapping the cap and gown for a wedding gown.

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Michigan Man Arrested for Waterboarding 5-Year-Old [VIDEO]

Last week, 30-year-old Michael Porter of Mt. Morris (in Genessee County) was arrested for child abuse after police discovered that he had been torturing his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son using the controversial waterboard technique.

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Grand Rapids Makes List of Cities with the Most Mosquitoes

Well, this isn't really a list we wanted to be on, is it?

Summer is almost here, and in Michigan, with summer, comes mosquitoes. And Grand Rapids ranks number twelve on the list of top mosquito cities in the United States by the pest control company, Orkin.

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New Underwater Bar Makes Diving a Wild, Wet, Wacky Adventure

Taking a dip has taken on a whole new meaning in Mexico.

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Power Outage Reported Along Plainfield Ave. & 3 Mile Road

About 2,700 Consumers Energy customers are without power on the northeast side of Grand Rapids this afternoon.

According to the Consumers Energy Outage Map, the outage started just after 2:00pm and is affecting the area along Plainfield Avenue, I-96 and Three Mile Road NE. Traffic signals are out in the area.

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Memorial Day Parades Planned Across West Michigan

It's hard to believe that Memorial Day is already only a week away. In preparation, we've compiled a list of all of the Memorial Day parades throughout West Michigan.

So, when is the parade in your community?

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Michigan’s Top 10 Best NBA Players [List]

As this year's NBA playoffs reach a fever pitch, I began to think about Michigan's rich basketball tradition and how impressive an all-time team of Michiganders would be stacked up against a similar line up from any other state.

Could you imagi

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Former GR Press Movie Columnist John Douglas Loses His Battle With Cancer

Former Grand Rapids Press columnist and movie critic John Douglas has died. Douglas was also a frequent contributor on Take Five and Company on WZZM.

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