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TEDxGVSU is February 24, Here’s How to Apply to Attend

TEDx is coming to GVSU. The idea-sharing event will be open to 100 people. Tickets will be sold through an application process.

Learn how to apply to attend TEDxGVSU.

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Ionia County Business Displays Profanity on Roadside Sign

President Obama's time in office is coming to a close, and one Ionia County business decided to celebrate that fact by displaying profanity on its roadside sign.

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Blowtorch Squirrel Cooking Will Cost Woman’s Insurance Company $300K

A Holland woman whose boyfriend started a huge apartment fire in his attempts to burn off the fur of a squirrel he intended on eating, is not on the hook for the damage, but her insurance company is.

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Winter Storm Dumps More Snow On New York City
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Storm Talk: How Much Snow Would Grand Rapids Have Received If It Had Been 10 Degrees Colder?

It's a fine line between snow and rain in West Michigan, but judging by the flood by my back door, that was quite a storm that rolled through here in the last 24 hours.

So, if it were just a bit colder, how much snow would we be shoveling by now?

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West Michigan 14-Year-Old Crashes Car with Drunk Woman in Backseat

A 46-year-old Mason County woman has been arrested after allowing an unlicensed driver to operate her vehicle while she allegedly consumed alcohol in the back seat.

MLive reports that a 14-year-old was driving the vehicle when it rolled on an ice-covered road east of Ludington Saturday night. 

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Dog Saves Michigan Man By Lying On Him For 24 Freezing Hours [Video]

When a Michigan man stepped outside to get firewood on New Year’s Eve, he only had on long johns, slippers and a shirt, since he thought he was only going a short distance...

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Strange Secretary of State Video Getting Trolled Online [Video]

The Michigan Secretary of State's office unveiled a new video to highlight its ExpressSoS services at the International Auto Show in Detroit.

It features a Kangaroo and Secretary of State Ruth Johnson and looks like it was produced by a class of seventh graders. Needless to say, the internet has not been kind to it.

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Police Battle Growing Crystal Meth Influx At Czech Border Region
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Former Whitecaps Player Suspended 50 Games After Testing Positive for ‘Drug of Abuse’

On January 13, Major League Baseball announced six Minor League players received 50-game suspensions due to positive drug tests.

A former West Michigan Whitecaps player was among those suspended.

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SCAM ALERT: If You’re a Netflix Customer, a Reminder On How Not to Get Scammed!

Warnings went out about a scam regarding Netflix, where it appears the company is asking users to “update” their account information...

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What Age Can You Leave Your Kids at Home Alone in Michigan?

Did you know there’s an actual answer for those of us in Michigan?

There are 34 states that have no minimum age requirements for leaving your kids at home alone...

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Chick-fil-A Embattled In Controversy Over Anti-Gay Marriage Remarks
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Grand Rapids Approves Another Chick-fil-A Location

Looks like we'll be seeing even more Chick-fil-A's pop up around Grand Rapids.

MLive reports that the city's Planning Commission approved the proposal to build another drive-thru Chick-fil-A at the Centerpointe Mall...

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New York City Gets Break From Snow And Severe Cold Snap
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Warmer Weather Headed To Michigan May Curtail Winter Activities

When you grow up in Michigan, you learn to accept winter. That means doing stuff like snowmobiling, ice fishing and cross country skiing.

But when the temperatures shoot up to 50 degrees in January, it's kind of hard to do stuff like that. Could winter just be winter again?

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