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Beware Of These 10 Common Holiday Scams

Tis’ the season for shopping, needing money and giving money, and scammers know it!

Each year with more of our lives going on, online, it’s becoming easier for scammers to get rich off our holiday spirit...

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michigan.gov
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You Should Probably Renew Your Michigan Vehicle Registration Now (If You Can)

If you're due to renew your vehicle registration here in the state of Michigan, don't put it off.

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littleblakkitty/YouTube
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A Grand Rapids Public Access TV Santa Takes Live Phone Calls, Kids Get Treated To Sassy Elves [Video]

There was a time in Grand Rapids when the Public Access TV channel was weird and wonderful.

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Grand Rapids Gets Love From Pittsburgh!

The travel writer for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette paid our lovely city a visit recently. And he clearly loved what he saw.

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‘Rogue One’ Featured Unused ‘Star Wars’ Footage Found by the Director

Even if you’re not the biggest fan of CGI actors returned from the dead, you probably had to appreciate the ways that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story director Gareth Edwards tried to bring the events of Star Wars: A New Hope more directly into his film. In several key sequences, Edwards was even able to feature unseen footage from the original 1977 film, causing fans to wonder where that new footage came from (and why they hadn’t seen it before). Are there entire archives of unseen footage that Lucasfilm has been hiding from fans for all these decades?

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Pictured Rocks Michigan State Quarters Design Candidates
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One of These Designs Will Be Michigan’s Next State Quarter Honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

One of these 13 design finalists for a new state quarter honoring Michigan's Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

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Michael Buckner, Getty Images
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Michael Sheen to Step Away From Acting, Step Into Activism

Just about six months ago, I wrote my very first ScreenCrush news item about actor Michael Sheen stepping into the director’s chair for Green River Killer, a film about the notorious Washington state serial killer and his decades-long exchanges with local police officers. I never would’ve guessed back then that my career as a news item writer would outlast Sheen’s career as an actor, but today, news broke that the actor would be stepping away from Hollywood indefinitely to shift into political organizing in his hometown of Port Talbot.

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Courtesy of the Montcalm County Sheriff's Department
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Runaway 16-Year-Old Last Seen in Grand Rapids Area Found Safe

UPDATE: Brittany Ann Pratt, 16, has been found safe.

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Grand Rapids Getting 37 High-Tech, Life Science Jobs

On Wednesday, The Right Place and the City of Grand Rapids announced the approval of an incentive that will bring 37 new high-tech, life science jobs and $2.8 million in new investment to Grand Rapids over the next three years.

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Charlie Hunnam Talks Possible ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Spinoff Appearance

Sons of Anarchy fans got a burst of speed with news that FX had officially ordered Kurt Sutter’s Mayans MC spinoff, but even with “a post Jax Teller world” right there in the synopsis, could the former SAMCRO president make an appearance? Charlie Hunnam is open to the idea, and even has a suggestion how.

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Ingram Publishing/ ThinkStock
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One Person Shot Near Grand Rapids School Friday Afternoon

Grand Rapids police are responding to a shooting on Burton Street in Grand Rapids Friday afternoon.

Wood TV-8 reports that the shooting happened around 3:30p.m. near Ellington Academy of Arts and Technology, at 670 Burton Street SE. 

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
Matt Milhouse, TSM
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Top 8 Places for Indoor Ice Skating in Grand Rapids

Ice skating is a fun way to enjoy winter in Grand Rapids and many communities offer wonderful outdoor ice rinks, but sometimes indoor rinks can be more comfortable and convenient.

View a map of the Grand Rapids area's top indoor skating facilities and see their public hours for open skating.

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