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Free College Financial Aid Counseling in Grand Rapids on Tuesday

Applying to college is a lot of work. An important part of the process is searching for financial aid, but finding out what you qualify for can be both time consuming and confusing.

One group is offering free help in Grand Rapids for anyone seeking financial aid for college.

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via Estately (http://bit.ly/2mwBieU)
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Michigan’s Google Search Isn’t That Weird When It Comes To Shopping Online

I'm so glad these lists get compiled, especially when our state doesn't look like weirdos!

Estately just put together at list of "Products Each State Googles More Frequently Than Other States When Shopping Online"  and there are certainly some weird-ass states...

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Could This Be Another Possible Sex Trafficking Scheme in Michigan?

It's no secret that human sex trafficking is a growing problem, especially in Michigan; that's why its best to rather be safe than sorry.

A month ago a girl from Flint wanted to warn people about a potential kidnapping scheme involving leaving things on the windshield...

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courtesy City of Grand Rapids
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Finally, They’re Going To Fix Michigan Street This Spring

It’s about time! Fox17 is reporting that Michigan Street in Downtown Grand Rapids could start getting fixed as early as next week!

If you’ve driven along Michigan Street, you’ve probably noticed it’s one of the WORST streets in West Michigan, well unless you’re also talking about 131 or M-6, but for the Van Andel Institute and all the medical centers to be located on Michigan, it’s surprising how bad of shape the road is in...

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One West Michigan Town Tops List Of SAFEST Place To Live In Michigan

Are you living in the safest city in Michigan?  There’ a good chance you do or at least know someone who does!

The website homesnacks.net (I know, it’s hard to take this website serious because of their name, but I promise, you’ll like their results,) recently decided to try to find the safest cities to live in here in Michigan...

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It’s Go Orange Day! $1 Provides a Meal for a Child in West Michigan

It's Go Orange Day!

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket as we raise awareness and money to fight childhood hunger in West Michigan.

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New Whiskey Bar in Grand Rapids is Now Open!

There's now another place in Grand Rapids for you to enjoy a cocktail.

As of 3 p.m. on March 23rd, One Bourbon, opened their doors to customers...

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$115 Million Meijer Gardens Update to Bring Changes to Amphitheater

This morning, Frederik Meijer Gardens announced plans for growth and improvements totaling $115 million. The plans would bring changes and additions throughout Meijer Gardens, including many upgrades to the popular amphitheater.

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Coopersville Recreation via Facebook
Coopersville Recreation via Facebook
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Coopersville Recreation Needs YOUR Help to Get a Grant For Their Program

Even if you don't live in Coopersville, even if you don't have a kid who is into sports, you know that sports can play a big role in a child's development...

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Allegan County Sheriff Warns Residents Not To Pick Up Meth Trash

Are you a fan of picking up random trash when you come across it on the side of the road or in the middle of the woods? Well, that's a little weird if you aren't being forced to clean up by the order of some sort of court, but we won't judge...

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Jim Harryman Facebook post
Jim Harryman Facebook post
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Bozo’s Big Top Brings Back a lot of Memories

Here is more classic "live and local" TV from years past, and it's non other than Bozo the Clown!

Bozo's Big Top ran for many, many years on WZZM TV13, and was a part of so many children and their families lives. Who doesn't remember being on the Bozo Show and in the Peanut Gallery.

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Matt Milhouse
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Wear Orange Friday to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger in West Michigan

Childhood hunger affects thousands in West Michigan.

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket on Friday, March 24, as we Go Orange to raise awareness and money to fight childhood hunger in West Michigan.

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