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DeVos Place Expansion, New Hotel, Stadium Could be Coming to Downtown Grand Rapids

Expansion of DeVos Place Convention Center, a soccer stadium, and a new hotel are all projects being considered by Grand Action, a business-based nonprofit, responsible for Van Andel Arena, Civic Theatre, Downtown Market, and more.

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Michigan State Police Say “Get Your Head Out Of Your App”

“Get Your Head Out Of Your App!”

That’s the message the Michigan State Police are putting their efforts behind. They recently launched a new public awareness campaign solely focused on making sure drivers don’t use their smartphones while driving...

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Grand Rapids Airport Adds Another Nonstop Flight Destination

The Gerald R Ford International Airport continues to grow with Monday’s announcement.

Airport officials announced that starting in April, American Eagle, the regional carrier for American Airlines, will offer non-stop service to Reagan National Airport...

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United Airlines to Start Charging Customers for Overhead Bins [Poll]

Not having to check a bag when traveling has its perks, especially with the convenience of the overhead bin. However, that's all going to change for passengers who fly with United Airlines...

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Federal Judge Orders Michigan Election Recount to Begin Monday at Noon

Early Monday morning a federal judge has ordered the Michigan Election Recount to begin today at noon.  The order came after the U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith held a three hour emergency hearing late Sunday night...

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McKay Tower Downtown Grand Rapids Wants Your Lighting Design

Have you ever looked at the McKay Tower in Downtown Grand Rapids, and wished you could pick the lighting display on top?

Now’s your chance...

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CFP National Championship - Alabama v Clemson
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Alabama, Clemson, Washington and Ohio State Headed to College Football Playoff

The playoff selection process ended with little drama as the top four teams entering the weekend all advanced to the College Football Playoff.

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This ‘Swiss Family Robinson’ House For Sale in Grand Rapids is Basically a 1970s Time Capsule

Looking for a homestead, but want to be close to the city? Want a house with character? Like the Retro look and windows? We have the perfect house for you!

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The ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Trailer Is Here, and Baby Groot Steals the Show, Obviously

We’ve done our waiting, and now it’s finally here — feast your eyes on the first official Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer! All of our favorites are back, plus a few new faces and one very big tentacle monster. This trailer keeps the rock music vibe of the first movie alive with their choice of Sweet’s “Fox on the Run,” and it looks just as fun, if not even more fun, than its predecessor.

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MAC Championship - Western Michigan v Ohio
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16 Images From the 2016 MAC Championship You’ll Want to See Over And Over Again

The Western Michigan University Broncos and head football coach PJ Fleck delivered on their promise to deliver an elite season to Kalamazoo, capping off 2016 with a victory over Ohio University in the MAC Championship. Here are 16 images you'll want to look at again and again from the history-making game.

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Western Michigan University Football Coach Says He Will Wear ‘Everything Cotton’ [VIDEO]

WMU Head Football Coach PJ Fleck says he will wear everything cotton in an effort to sway the 2017 Cotton Bowl to send his team an invite to the high profile game.

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White Was Arrested In Butler County, Near Cincinnati (Credit: Google Maps)
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Former WMU Football Player Accused Of Armed Robbery In Kalamazoo Charged In Ohio With Assault

A former Western Michigan University football player, awaiting trial in Kalamazoo, has now been charged with a crime in Ohio.

MLive reports that 18-year-old Bryson White was arraigned in Butler County, Ohio this week after allegedly committing assault last weekend...

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