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Thief Steals Reed City Teacher’s Car Full Of School Supplies

Grand Rapids native and Reed City teacher, Megan Ruestman, awoke to a troubling sight on Monday morning.  Rusteman awoke to discover that her car was missing from in front of her house...

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Donald Trump Returning to G.R. on Friday as Part of “Thank You” Tour

President-elect, Donald Trump, is going on a victory tour and he's showing his appreciation to Michigan with a stop in Grand Rapids this Friday...

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Michigan State Police Say “Get Your Head Out Of Your App”

“Get Your Head Out Of Your App!”

That’s the message the Michigan State Police are putting their efforts behind. They recently launched a new public awareness campaign solely focused on making sure drivers don’t use their smartphones while driving...

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Grand Rapids Airport Adds Another Nonstop Flight Destination

The Gerald R Ford International Airport continues to grow with Monday’s announcement.

Airport officials announced that starting in April, American Eagle, the regional carrier for American Airlines, will offer non-stop service to Reagan National Airport...

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Michigan Strong: Four Teams From Michigan Get Bowl Bids, And Ferris Heads To The D2 Semi-Finals

In addition to Western defying the odds and getting a major bowl bid, three other teams from Michigan are going bowling this New Year's, and then there's Ferris State's snippy Bulldogs, still kicking in the Division II playoffs.

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United Airlines to Start Charging Customers for Overhead Bins [Poll]

Not having to check a bag when traveling has its perks, especially with the convenience of the overhead bin. However, that's all going to change for passengers who fly with United Airlines...

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MAC Championship - Western Michigan v Ohio
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Western Michigan Gets To ‘Row The Boat’ To The Cotton Bowl [Video]

The Western Michigan Broncos, led by fiery coach P.J. Fleck, completed an undefeated season with a 29-23 win over Ohio University in the Mid American championship Saturday.

Yesterday, they were rewarded by becoming only the second Mid American Conference team to ever earn a berth in a major bowl game, getting a Cotton Bowl bid.

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W. MI Baby Delivered By State Trooper on Side of Freeway

A Michigan State trooper can now add "delivered a baby" to his resume.

Sunday morning, an officer from the Hart Post was called to a "medical emergency" on M-82 in Newaygo County...

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WOOD TV8 via YouTube
WOOD TV8 via YouTube
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McKay Tower Downtown Grand Rapids Wants Your Lighting Design

Have you ever looked at the McKay Tower in Downtown Grand Rapids, and wished you could pick the lighting display on top?

Now’s your chance...

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MichRIC via Realtor.com
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This ‘Swiss Family Robinson’ House For Sale in Grand Rapids is Basically a 1970s Time Capsule

Looking for a homestead, but want to be close to the city? Want a house with character? Like the Retro look and windows? We have the perfect house for you!

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Jeffrey Willis’ Murder Trial in Rebekah Bletsch Case Postponed

Brian Hosticka, Willis' attorney, requested that the trial in the Bletsch case be put on hold so that he could focus on a different case involving Willis - the kidnapping and murder of Jessica Heeringa.

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Wrinkle Creative via YouTube
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Virtual Reality View of 2016 Festival of the Arts

I love these kind of videos. Here's a 360 YouTube clip from Festival that happened earlier on this year. 

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