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Koehler Urges Higher Gas Prices
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Why Detroit-Area Summer Gas is More Efficient Than Gas in Grand Rapids

If a summer road trip takes you to the Detroit area, you may want to consider filling up the gas tank before driving back to West Michigan.

Learn why Detroit-area summer gas is the most efficient in Michigan.

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Arctic Air Mass Brings Deep Freeze To Milwaukee
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Michigan’s Changing Climate: Shorter Winters, Wetter Summers

Any Michigan resident will tell you that the weather here is more than a little messed up. Now we have proof.

Scientists studying data from 1951 to 2010 have found that Michigan's climate is changing. Is getting better or worse? That may depend on how much you love winter.

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Cascade Bear Shows Up For Live TV Appearance

The bear roaming the woods in Cascade Township is apparently quite curious about the media attention his presence has caused.

During a live report on FOX 17 last night, the bear made an unscheduled appearance. Unfortunately, he didn't consent to an interview.

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Defense Secretary Ashton Carter And VA Secretary Robert McDonald Mark 50th Anniversary Of Vietnam War
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West Michigan Memorial Day Weekend Parades and Activities 2016

On Memorial Day we remember those who have given their lives for our country.

West Michigan will remember through memorial services, parades and other events.

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Photos courtesy of the Norton Shorews Police
Photos courtesy of the Norton Shorews Police
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Jeffrey Willis Now Listed as a Person of Interest in the Disappearance of Jessica Heeringa

Norton Shores police have upgraded attempted abduction suspect Jeffrey Willis to a "person of interest" in the Jessica Heeringa disappearance case.

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Bear Captured Near Los Angeles
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Bear Sighting Reported Near I-96 in Cascade Twp.

The bear was reportedly seen around 1 p.m. on Monday, May 23. It seems to have been minding its own business, just doing bear stuff, ever since.

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Women's Health Magazine RUN10 FEED10 NYC 10K Race Event
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Rockford Native Ginger Zee Seriously Injured Ahead Of “Dancing With The Stars” Finale [Video]

Part one of the "Dancing With the Stars" finale doesn't air until tonight, but local favorite Ginger Zee will have an uphill battle to the title.

The Good Morning America meteorologist and Rockford native is one of the final three contestants, but she'll be competing with a serious injury.

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Whitecaps Players Surprise Young Cancer Survivor

Feel good story of the year right here. Some of the guys from the West Michigan Whitecaps paid a visit to Will, a young man who though he's been through a lot still has the biggest smile. 

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Kalamazoo Shooter Jason Dalton Escorted From Courtroom After Outburst [Video]

Tiana Carruthers, the first shooting victim from the night of February 20 was on the stand giving her testimony when Dalton started speaking loudly, seemingly spouting nonsense.

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Courtesy of the Muskegon County Jail
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Jeffrey Willis Had Images of Bound & Gagged Women, Child Pornography

Police found a mask, rubber gloves, photographs of females chained and bound, batting gloves, and a ball gag inside of locked boxes in Jeffrey Willis' van. They also discovered a 22-caliber pistol with the serial number scratched off, and a bar with wrist restraints.

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Population Growth of West Michigan in the Past Year

The new census data for July 2014 and 2015 is out and Kent and Ottawa counties are growing! Cities with the most growth? Allendale.

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Grey Poupon Will Now be Made Exclusively in Holland

The city known for the Tulip Time Festival and gorgeous beaches along Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa will now have another claim to fame.

Holland, Mich. will be the exclusive production place of Kraft Heinz Co.'s iconic mustard Grey Poupon, company officials announced this week. 

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