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Governor Dean Campaigns Before Monday's Primary
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Is There A Peeping Tom In Jenison?

A man caught peering into windows on a surveillance camera has left residents in Jenison a little concerned.

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Michigan Had Over 1,000 Traffic Deaths In 2016 – Highest Since 2007

For the first time in nearly a decade, Michigan's traffic deaths have climbed over 1,000 fatalities in 2016.  As of January 23, 2017 Michigan had a total of 1,021 traffic related deaths in a total of 301,525 accidents reported in 2016...

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‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 Reveals New Details of Sean Astin Role

It made perfect sense of Stranger Things to look to the original Goonies cast in Season 2, and it seems Sean Astin may have a more involved role than we thought. Star David Harbour reveals new details of the summer hit’s second year, including the current state of Hawkins, Indiana after the incident.

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Grand Rapids Tops Lots of Great Cities Lists – Braggadocio

While some people might feel that 2016 was a horrible year, it was a great year for our city, as Grand Rapids made a bunch of lists as one of the top cities to do, well basically, anything! From best quality of life, to best place to start a business, Grand Rapids is a fantastic place to be! Talk about Braggadocio!

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Western Michigan v Illinois
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PJ Fleck Gets To Take ‘Row The Boat’ to Minnesota

When PJ Fleck left West Michigan University for the head coaching job at University of Minnesota, everyone wondered what would happen to the “Row The Boat” mantra that Fleck had made so prominent...

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Paris Jackson Says Her Dad Michael Was Murdered: ‘Everybody in the Family Knows It’

Paris Jackson insinuates that her father was murdered.

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West Michigan Set To Have A Weekend Visit From Our Long Lost Friend, Winter

I hope you got out and enjoyed that 60 degree weather we were gifted last weekend, because Old Man Winter is about to return, and he's not happy.

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Looks Like We’ll See a Detroit Lion Play in the Pro Bowl After All

Is it Matthew Stafford? Nope. It's Lions kicker Matt Prater.

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Footage from the Women’s March in Grand Rapids

If you were on social media at all this weekend odds are you heard people talking about marches all over the place.

Well, here's footage from the march here in Grand Rapids.

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The City of Grand Rapids Looking For Your Help to Make Our Neighborhoods Better

The City of Grand Rapids is looking to get residents, neighborhood associations, businesses, non-profits, and government officials together, to help build stronger neighborhoods in Grand Rapids. They're holding the Third Annual Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit on Saturday, March 4th, from 8:30am to 3pm. And it's free!

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It’s Official: ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ Is Titled ‘The Last Jedi’

We’ve got 11 long months to go before anyone will get a look at Star Wars: Episode VIII, so Lucasfilm has tried to pace itself with leaking details of the hotly anticipated upcoming release. Today, however, they dropped a big one: on the official Star Wars web site, a new announcement revealed the subtitle for the eighth installment in what the site refers to as “the Skywalker saga.” The post declared, “We have the greatest fans in this or any other galaxy. In appreciation of the fans, we wanted them to be the first to know the title of the next chapter in the Skywalker saga: STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI.”

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Kmart To Buy Sears In $11 Billion Deal
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Sears at Woodland Mall Will Close in March

Earlier this month it was announced that Sears would close 26 of their stores, one of them being the Woodland Mall location.

Documents filed to the state indicate that its last day will be on March 26 and 84 people will lose their jobs as a result (78 from the store and six from the auto center)...

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