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Donald Trump Holds Weekend Meetings In Bedminster, NJ
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Michael Moore, Rick Snyder and More React as Trump Selects Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has named West Michigan's Betsy DeVos as his choice for Education Secretary.

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A Journey Through Hallowed Ground
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Mystery of Civil War Letters Mailed To Newaygo Solved

In April 2015 an envelope full of letters written from an infantryman serving in the 26th Michigan Regiment during the Civil War arrived at the Newaygo Post Office. The envelope they arrived in was post marked 'Grand Rapids' and had no return address.

Who mailed them, and why? 

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Threatening Anti-Trump Graffiti Found on Kalamazoo’s East Side

A threatening piece of graffiti that mentions President-Elect Donald Trump has turned up in Kalamazoo's Eastside neighborhood.

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Mel Trotter Thanksgiving Banquet
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A Thanksgiving Banquet for 2,000+ People

Imaging having to put together a Thanksgiving Dinner for over 2,000 people. Just the thought of it makes me work up a sweat, but that’s exactly what Mel Trotter Ministries does every year.

This will be the 20th Annual Thanksgiving Banquet that Mel Trotter has put together. This is a free meal for anyone in the Grand Rapids community who might not otherwise have a Thanksgiving meal. Many of the more than 2,000 guests will be hungry, homeless and hurting residents of our community. This is a no cost event open to everyone.

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Learn the Science of Snow at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

Kids have a lot of fun in the snow. Now there's an educational opportunity designed to channel that excitement into a learning experience.

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is giving kids a chance to learn the science behind snow with a special hands-on program.

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"Mega Millions" Lottery Jackpot Tops $220 Million
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Almost $900M From the Michigan Lottery Will Be Sent to School Funds

All those scratch-offs you bought or money you spent on trying to hit that giant Powerball jackpot is going to be put to good use.

The Michigan Lottery will be contributing $889 million towards the School Aid Fund in 2016; the highest number ever contributed...

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Heinz Recalls Jars Of Gravy Just Days Before Thanksgiving

If you were planning on taking the easy route and using jars of gravy instead of making it yourself this Thanksgiving, you better check the label on your gravy.

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Thanksgiving: Recovering Addict Finds New Life On GVSU Football Team

Alton Voss was a star athlete in high school, who had thrown away his opportunity to play college football due to a crippling drug addiction.

But then came an arrest in West Michigan, and a local woman who gave him a fighting chance at a new life.

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Deer Driving ATV Gives Walker Resident A Viral Video Hit [Video]

Jeremy Roomsburg was driving on Westbound I-96 this weekend when he spied what appeared to be a buck driving an ATV. He immediately rolled some video of it. Now it's a viral hit.

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Thanksgiving & Black Friday Store Hours

Are you heading out to take advantage of the after Thanksgiving deals this week? Some stores will be opening Thanksgiving evening while other stores won’t open until early Black Friday morning. Some stores will be open around the clock.

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“Secret Sister Gift Exchange” on Facebook Could Land You in Prison

You may be feeling extra generous this holiday season but don't get fooled for doing a good deed.

You've probably seen "holiday gift exchange" posts circle Facebook the past few weeks that basically asks you to participate in a Secret Santa with a bunch of people you don't know...

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Apartments for the Middle Class Planned in Downtown Grand Rapids [Video]

There has been, and continues to be, a lot of construction for new apartments in Downtown Grand Rapids but for the most part they're either luxury apartments with a higher rent or apartments only available to low-income renters...

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