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Plastic Bags - The Environmental Scourge
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Don’t Worry, We Won’t Ban Plastic Bags In Michigan

Michigan may have one of the highest return rates on cans and bottles, but don’t worry, we wont lead the way on banning plastic bags.

A measure that bans local governments within the state from prohibiting, regulating or banning plastic bags, also known as “auxiliary containers” (which are one time use bags, cups, bottles or other packaging) has passed the state Senate in May and now has been approved by the House Commerce and Trade Committee...

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Preparations Are Made At Worthy Farm Ahead Of The Glastonbury Festival
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Four Calves Dead, 12 to 15 More Hurt After Being Hit by Vehicle in Michigan Pasture

Michigan State Police are asking for help finding the person responsible for four dead calves in Tuscola County.

According to ABC 12, a person cut through a fence on an 80 acre pasture and ran over the calves. The veterinarian who owns the calves said 12 to 15 more were injured in the incident. 

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12-Year-Old West Michigan Boy Suspended For Turning In Knife He Found

Kyler Davies, a 7th grader at Legg Middle School in Coldwater, found a pocket knife in the backpack that his mother had purchased for him at Goodwill while at school. Kyler immediately took the knife to a school counselor and was subsequently suspended.

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We Saw the Scary Side of Fall This Morning in West Michigan

This is not how I wanted my day to begin.

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Courtesy of the Norton Shores Police Department
Courtesy of the Norton Shores Police Department
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Jeffrey Willis Charged With the Kidnapping and Murder of Jessica Heeringa

Muskegon County Prosecutor DJ Hilson held press conference Tuesday morning, announcing that Jeffrey Willis is being charged with the kidnapping and murder of Jessica Heeringa...

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Little Michigan Girl Gives Herself a Pep Talk in the Mirror

Audrey Rabout of Mount Pleasant looks to be about three years old, and she's brimming with self confidence after she tells her reflection in the mirror how cute she is, over and over and over again.

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Haunted Grand Rapids: The St. Cecilia Music Center

It's that time of year again, when ghost and goblin stories either freak you out, or give you the desire to explore and prove the stories wrong.

On our tour of Haunted Grand Rapids, our first stop is the St. Cecilia Music Center on Ransom St. NE. Is it haunted?

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Calder Plaza Reimagined – Three Proposals Presented To Residents [Video]

Calder Plaza is one of Grand Rapids' most recognizable landmarks and many residents believe it is need of an update.  A few weeks ago a meeting was held with landscape architect Mike Albert of Design Workshop presenting a variety of options and choices for a Calder Plaza redesign...

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World's Largest Food Truck Rally 2016
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The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally Was Filling, Fun, and Delicious

Saturday, September 17th, Townsquare Media and Ionia Free Fair hosted The World's Largest Food Truck Rally at the Ionia Free Fairgrounds. Thank you to all the amazing people who came out to enjoy a huge variety of great foods, drinks, desserts...we are still stuffed 24 hours later!

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Arkansas v TCU
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West Michigan’s OK Conference Bans ‘USA’ Chant From Sporting Events

Gone are the days of hearing the chant 'U-S-A, U-S-A' in West Michigan. At least at high school sporting events.

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MichiganDNR via YouTube
MichiganDNR via YouTube
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The Tangled Net of Problems the DNR Faces about Lake Michigan

There are complex problems with the fish in Lake Michigan, thankfully the good people at the DNR have laid out rather well what the issues the great lake faces with trout, salmon, alewives, and muscles.

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Central Michigan v Oklahoma State
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College Football Week 3: Hail Mary Forgiveness And Jojo’s Predictions

Central Michigan's last second "Hail Mary" pass play to defeat 22nd ranked Oklahoma State ruined another perfect week of predictions (well, THAT, and Hope College's love of turning the ball over).  But when it's your alma mater getting the better end of a bad call by the officials, all is forgiven!

Let's see what's on tap for week three.

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