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Tanger Outlets, Grand Rapids via Facebook
Tanger Outlets, Grand Rapids via Facebook
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Tanger Outlets Now Offering Priority Parking For Veterans

Tanger Outlets announced on their Facebook page Tuesday that they now have priority parking for veterans of the Armed Forces. The spaces are located in front of Shopper Services and behind the Nike store.

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What Is Michigan’s Most Overrated Tourist Trap? Oh, I Think You Know

The web site Insider offers a glimpse into the worst tourist trap in every state in the union.

Here in Michigan we certainly have our share of bad tourist traps (I'm looking at you, Sea Shell City), but there's a clear winner and if you've ever been up north, you're reminded of it constantly.

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Fun Runs, Amazing Crafts, and BEARS Highlight Our Weekend Top 10 – May 27-28

There's always so much to do around West Michigan that sometimes it's hard to figure out what you want to do with your weekend. That's where the Weekend Top 10 comes in handy...

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Craigs Cruisers via YouTube
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Craig’s Cruisers in Wyoming is Expanding & It’s Going to be Even Cooler!

Craig's Cruisers Family Fun Center is about to be even more fun once their expansion is complete!

The Grand Rapids Business Journal says that Craig's Cruisers, located on Clyde Park in Wyoming, has begun a $2...

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Courtesy of Michigan Department of Education
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East Kentwood Teacher Named Michigan Teacher of the Year

A great future is dependent on a great education. We are very fortunate in West Michigan to have so many schools, administrators and teachers dedicated to providing our youth with opportunities for a bright future.

East Kentwood High School math teacher Luke Wilcox is one of those teachers. He has been named the 2017-18 Michigan Teacher of the Year.

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Courtesy of Chris Boden via Facebook
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Kids Who Let Dog Out Into Rush Hour Traffic Come Forward, Will Do Community Service

Last week we reported that two individuals had stopped by The Geek Group on Leonard St. and let their dog, Mackie, out into rush hour traffic...

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Chemicals Added To Illinois River To Control Asian Carp Population
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Michigan DNR: Stop Tossing Your Pet Fish In The Great Lakes! Thank You

Apparently a lot of people think it's okay to dump their pet fish into the Great Lakes, which is not good for the fish who are already in there, so knock it off!

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Father of Michigan Teen Killed in Times Square Leaves Touching Letter at Makeshift Memorial in NYC

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Want to Learn How to ‘Extreme Coupon’? There’s Going to be a FREE Workshop in G.R!

If you've ever watched the show Extreme Couponing on TLC than you've probably thought to yourself "how do they do it?!... How do they save so much money...

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Watch This Pedestrian Get Clipped By A Car In Downtown GR [Video]

You guys are all familiar with the phrase 'two wrongs don't make a right', aren't you?

Yeah, here's a case of a guy driving too fast downtown, and another guy jaywalking to result in what was probably closer to death than either wants to admit. 

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80-Year-Old Killed Sunday In Accident On 28th St at Burlingame Ave

WZZM 13 is reporting an 80-year-old woman was killed Sunday afternoon in Wyoming when another driver failed to stop at a red light.

According to WZZM13, Shirley Stebbins was the 80-year-old female driving along northbound Burlingame when she was hit by an 86-year-old lady from Grandville who was heading east on 28th street who failed to stop for a red light...

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alyssa_elsman via Instagram
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Family Of West MI Teen Killed In Times Square Asking For Help With GoFundMe Page

Fox 17 Is reporting that there is now a GoFundMe page set up for Alyssa Elsman, the 18-year-old who was killed in the Time Square crash last Thursday and her sister Ava, who was also injured...

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