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Courtesy of the Holland Department of Public Safety
Courtesy of the Holland Department of Public Safety
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Holland Police Ask For the Public’s Help Finding Suspected Murderer

UPDATE: Keith Williams was arrested by police. Around 6:10 p.m.

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TSM, ThinkStock
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New West Michigan Beer Raising Money for Children’s Burn Camp

There's a special opening night beer release party on Oct. 11.

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
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Did The Guy Who Won ArtPrize Get The Idea From YouTube? [Video]

The portrait of Abe Lincoln that hung in the Amway Grand won the ArtPrize popular vote, and if you'd like to teach yourself how to do it, you can, simply by searching YouTube.

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BISSELL’s Empty The Shelters Event Is Back Saturday, October 14!

It’s time again to Empty the Shelters in West Michigan! Each year, tens of thousands of pets are abandoned or released to shelters in Michigan.

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Smoking at Van Andel Arena? You Have to Move, But Just a Bit

The smoking area is moving from the plaza in front of the building to outside the southeast corner of the venue for all events, effective immediately.

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Nicole Riley
Nicole Riley
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Over 1,200 People Ran In Saturday’s Runway 5K At Gerald R Ford Airport For Make-A-Wish Michigan

Over 1,200 people ran in the Runway 5k Saturday at Gerald R Ford Airport, proving once again, that West Michigan loves to run/walk!

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courtesy of WZZM13
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So What Caused The Power Outage In Downtown Grand Rapids and Along The West Side?

According to WZZM13, the reason the lights went out was because of an equipment failure at the Wealthy Street Substation.

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In The Longest Game Ever, Watch WMU Get The Goofiest Penalty Ever

No, seven overtimes wasn't enough to make Western's victory extraordinary. How about the penalty they got in overtime?

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Category: Grand Rapids News
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Western Michigan Football Wins In Epic, Record-Setting Seven Overtimes

71-68. Western. Basketball? No. College football, in Buffalo, New York.

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‘Walking Dead’ Officially Crossing Over With ‘Fear The Walking Dead’

Walking Dead and Fear bosses have been asked repeatedly for a crossover, no matter how little sense it makes, and producers are finally sick of it. Robert Kirkman confirms the two series will at last establish a curious connection in the coming seasons.

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McDonald’s Ran Out of ‘Rick and Morty’ Szechuan Sauce, and Fans Aren’t Loving It

For one beautiful moment, it seemed the multiverses of Rick and Morty aligned to bring us the McDonald’s Szechuan dipping sauce that Rick famously ranted about. Now, it seems McDonald’s one-day promotion has turned more sour than sweet, as empty locations rile up fans.

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Category: Grand Rapids News
Power Outage 10-7-2017
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Power Outage in Grand Rapids

UPDATE: Power was restored just after 6 pm on Saturday for most customers.

Power has gone out to most of downtown Grand Rapids and the northwest side of the city. Approximately 7,400 customers are without power, including WFGR.

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