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Dedication of the Gerald R. Ford Museum — 35 Years Ago!

Grand Rapids was buzzing with excitement back in 1981 leading up to the September 18, 1981 dedication of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.

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Trump Says Flint Minister Who Interrupted Him Was ‘A Nervous Mess’ [Video]

After a pastor at a church in Flint yesterday interrupted Donald Trump to get him back on point, Trump said this morning she was 'nervous' and thought 'something was up'.

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Michigan Selfie Addicts Rejoice, ‘Ballot Selfies’ Could Soon be Legal

Camera use is prohibited in voting booths and polling places in Michigan, but a new lawsuit is challenging the ban on "ballot selfies" in the name of free speech.

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It’s Time to Put Education Ahead of Michigan’s Tourism Industry

Many Michigan public school students are back at school this week. Others will return after Labor Day as required by law in Michigan without a waiver.

The post-Labor Day law was created ten years ago to benefit Michigan's tourism industry.

As more days are added to the school year, it's time to waive the post-Labor Day requirement for all schools and put the education of Michigan students ahead of the interests of the tourism industry.

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Here’s One Way To Sell Houses In Grand Rapids [Video]

You may have seen this sign while driving  on 44th Street near Clyde Park SW. It offers to sell your home if you're moving to Canada following the election of either Trump or Clinton.

The guy who put it up says it's all just a reminder to chill out a bit.

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Brian May: Donald Trump Can’t Use Queen Songs [Video]

At the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump made a statement by walking on stage to Queen's "We Are the Champions." Now Queen guitarist Brian May has a statement for him: stop using our music. 

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GOP Presidential Candidates Debate In Charleston
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Mike Huckabee Forced To Pay Survivor For “Eye Of The Tiger”

Not getting permission to use the Survivor tune, “Eye of the Tiger,” hit Mike Huckabee where it hurts - his wallet.

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84th Annual Hollywood Chamber Installation Luncheon Honoring Melissa Gilbert
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There Will Be No Little House In The Big House: Mighty Melissa Has Dropped Out

Melissa Gilbert, who came to fame starring as Laura on the long running '70s TV series 'Little House On The Prairie', has dropped out of the race for the 8th District Congressional seat from Michigan. She cited health concerns as the main reason.

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Waukesha Needs 8.2 Million Gallons of Clean Water Per Day, Should it Come from Lake Michigan? [Poll]

Waukesha, Wisc. is in the Mississippi River basin. The city needs clean water and has requested 8.2 million gallons of water per day from the Great Lakes basin.

Should Waukesha be given permission to divert water from Lake Michigan?

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Kent and Ottawa County Election Results

A number of West Michigan communities headed to the polls on Tuesday, May 3, including Grandville, Sparta, Grand Haven, Hudsonville, Jenison, Zeeland and more.

View complete election results for Kent and Ottawa counties.

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Detroit Teachers Hold Rally And "Sick Out" To Protest Working Conditions
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Detroit Teachers Shut Down Schools Over Payroll Shortage

Today is Teacher Appreciation Day, but Detroit City School teachers are not feeling very appreciated. The School District say it won't be able to meet payroll over the summer months, so the teachers didn't show up for work again today, shutting down every school in Michigan's largest city.

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Pres. Obama to Visit Flint Next Week in Response to 8-Year-Old’s Letter

In response to a letter from an 8-year-old girl, affectionately nicknamed Little Miss Flint, President Barack Obama will visit Flint next week for a closer look at how the water crisis is still affecting everyday life in the 810.

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