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$1 Million Mega Millions Ticket Was Purchased in West Michigan

If you purchased a Mega Millions ticket for Friday, May 27th's drawing at a store in Niles, you may have won $1 million.

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New Ride Share App To Debut In Grand Rapids

Tired of Uber surge charges that add to the cost of your ride? So is James Matthews. That's why he's debuting a new ride share app in Grand Rapids called SteadyFare. 

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Bodycam Footage Of GR Police Officer Arresting Suspected Bank Robber [Video]

Earlier this month, Sgt. Tom Warwick of the Grand Rapids Police was walking to the Kent County Courthouse when he walked right into a man walking out of a bank in a hurry. It turns out the guy allegedly had just robbed the bank with a pistol.

Here's the official Police bodycam footage of the arrest being made.

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Enjoy Yoga on the Beach in Muskegon This Summer

Michigan summers were meant to be enjoyed outdoors which makes finding the time to get to yoga class more challenging. This summer, that's not going to be a problem.

The Michigan DNR says Muskegon State Park will host Great Lakes Beach Yoga all summer!

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Grand Rapids Police Department Warns Residents of Fundraising Scam

Police and the Boys and Girls club of Grand Rapids have received complaints of two men claiming to be students at Ottawa Hills High School, going door-to-door asking for donations for the Boys and Girls Club.

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WB I-96 Shut Down at 196 Due to a Serious Crash

Westbound I-96 is closed at the I-196 split due to a serious crash that occurred near the Leonard St. exit just before 2 p.m. on Friday.

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Top Five Michigan Summer Scenic Drives [Photos]

We love driving in Michigan for two reasons: we invented the automobile, and we have the most beautiful state to drive around in.

So here are my top five picks for the best summer drives in the state. 

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Michigan’s Most Misspelled Word Is…?

Google took the time to put together a list of the most commonly misspelled words in every state. And Michigan's word seems a little strange to us.

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Squirrel Cooking Fire Could Cost Woman Two Million Dollars

A Holland woman who's boyfriend started a huge apartment fire in his attempts to burn off the fur of a squirrel he intended on eating, is on the hook for some of the costs incurred by the fire.

And no, I didn't make that up.

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Holland High School Students Conducting Full Day Criminal Mock Trial

Holland High School AP Government students will conduct a full day criminal mock trial on Thursday at the Ottawa County 58th District Court.

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Michigan’s Adventure Opens This Weekend

Michigan's Adventure will open for its 60th season this weekend.

WZZM-13 reports that park officials announced the West Michigan amusement park and its new Funland Farm will open this Friday, May 27.

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Jeffrey Willis Charged With Additional Crimes, Including the Murder of Rebekah Bletsch

Willis, who is already facing kidnapping and firearms charges, has now been charged with child pornography charges and the 2014 murder of Rebekah Bletsch.

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