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Abigail Kopf Speaks First Word Since Kalamazoo Attack

Last night, 14-year-old Kalamazoo shooting victim Abigail Kopf spoke her first word since the shootings on February 20.

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Nice Try! LaughFest Fails To Reclaim Chicken Throwing Record [Video]

I blame myself. I didn't express to you the sense of urgency needed to get more folks out to Calder Plaza Thursday night to reclaim the Guinness Book of World Records title for the most rubber chicken thrown at one time.

Somewhere in Canada, a church group breathed a sigh of relief. 

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Georgetown Twp. Firefighter Kevin Sikkema Has Died After Long Battle With Cancer

We're sad to report that Kevin Sikkema, the Georgetown Township firefighter who had his mortgage paid off by the community, has died after a long fight with cancer, according to a Facebook post from his family.

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15 Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

There's no doubt about it, Grand Rapids is an awesome city. We've got lots of attractions and fun things always going on, we're a family friendly city and appeal to the younger crowd as well...

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The Beauty Of West Michigan Lighthouses [Photos]

An Instagram tour of the topic 'West Michigan Lighthouses' revealed some photographs of nearby lighthouses that define the reason our area is one of the most beautiful in the country. 

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Lowell Man Killed After Being Attacked by Bull

A 71-year-old farmer in Lowell was killed Wednesday after being attacked by an animal on his farm.

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Former Detroit Lion Nate Burleson Pays Tribute to Calvin Johnson

Following Calvin Johnson's retirement announcement, one of his biggest supporters, former teammate and friend, Nate Burleson took to Facebook Tuesday to share his thoughts on Megatron's retirement.

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Sanders Dominates, Trump Third in Kent and Ottawa Counties

Bernie Sanders pulled out a surprise, close victory over Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's primary vote in Michigan while Donald Trump earned a much easier win.

The results were different in West Michigan.

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6 Times Michigan Has Been on Snopes.com (And Were They True or False?)

What kind of weird things have landed Michigan on Snopes.com? Turns out there are a few, and most of them deal with animals.

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Check Out This Dashcam Video Of A Car Wreck On US-131

This guy is tooling to work one morning last week, when a car flies off the on ramp and appears to take out another car on Southbound 131.

It really is scary how fast s*** happens.

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Sanders Upsets Clinton, Trump Easily Wins in Michigan

Tuesday's Michigan primary ended with Donald Trump winning the vote for the Republican Party, and Bernie Sanders getting a surprising win over Hillary Clinton in the Democratic race.

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Abigail Kopf Released From Hospital, Heading to Rehab Facility in Grand Rapids

14-year-old Kalamazoo shooting victim Abigail Kopf was released from Bronson Children’s Hospital earlier today. She is heading to an inpatient rehabilitation facility in Grand Rapids.

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