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Kent County Receives $31,300 to Increase Breastfeeding by African American Women

The Kent County Health Department's initiative to increase breastfeeding among African American women is one of 33 health programs in Michigan to receive grant money from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

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Time Lapse Video of a Lake Michigan Sunset

As temps drop tonight below freezing for the first time this season, watching this video is like saying one final goodbye to summer. 

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Jamarion Lawhorn, Kent County’s Youngest Convicted Murder, Is Suicidal

Lawhorn appeared in court for a delinquency review on November 10, part of that hearing was to assess his mental state. His case manager, Melissa Emmorey, says that he has been struggling with depression and is suicidal.

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State College Football Predictions, Week 11: The Road To Columbus Goes Through Iowa City

I finally returned to last year's form with a 6-1 mark last week (only Michigan State let me down). This weekend, Division 2 playoff spots are on the line, and Michigan makes its first difficult road trip.

How will they do? Let's find out.

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Stop! You Don’t Have To Rake Those Leaves!

A long held fall tradition is coming to an end. You no longer need to rake your leaves!

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12-Year-old Boy Stabbed by an 8-Year-Old in Grand Rapids

An 8-year-old boy, from Grand Rapids, is currently in juvenile detention for allegedly stabbing a 12-year-old boy.

MLive reports that the incident occurred Wednesday (11/9) evening, at a house on Caufield Ave SW...

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Michigan Hospitals in Urgent Need of Type O Negative Blood Donations

Type O negative blood is extremely important. Only 9 percent of people have it, but 100 percent of the population can receive it.

Michigan Blood says the 60 Michigan hospitals they serve are currently experiencing a shortage of Type O negative blood.

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Magazine Reveals Identity Of Watergate's "Deep Throat"
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Top 6 2016 Presidential Campaign Moments in West Michigan

With the election is over lets take a look back on the moments the Presidential campaign of both candidates came to West Michigan.

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You Know You Grew Up in Grand Rapids When…

There are so many things that people have experienced growing up in Grand Rapids. So many, that we compiled a list. You know you grew up in Grand Rapids when...

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Kent County Precincts With Highest and Lowest Voter Turnout

Voter turnout was good across the country and in West Michigan on Tuesday, but some areas came out more than others. See which precincts in Kent County had the highest and lowest voter turnout.

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Vote for Which Films will Play at Grand Rapids’ Movies in the Park 2017

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. Movies in the Park Series returns in summer 2017!

What movies do you want see? Round one voting has started!

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First 2013 Cadillac ATS Rolls Off Assembly Line In Lansing
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GM Cutting 810 Jobs at Lansing Grand River Plant

Terrible news for 810 families in the Lansing area.

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