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Michigan Lawmaker Proposes An End To Daylight Saving Time

I once considered running for public office on one platform -- never having to change your clocks again. Like most things political, it was met with division.

But one brave lawmaker is moving forward with my plan. Well, kind of...

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10 Things Worse Than Winters in Michigan

Recently, Michigan was ranked the #2 state for the worst winters in the U.S.

This should come to no surprise, if you're from Michigan you know how brutal (and weird) our winters can be...

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‘Race and the American Dream’ Discussion Part of GVSU’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week

Two nationally recognized journalists will discuss race in the United States at an event hosted by Grand Valley State University's Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies on January 17.

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The Royal Botanic Gardens At Kew Celebrate Their 250th Anniversary
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If You’re Looking For The Best Place To Raise A Family In The Grand Rapids Area, Look To The East

The web site WalletHub has compiled a list of the best cities in Michigan to raise a family, and two Grand Rapids are communities made the top ten, both suburbs on the East Side.

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The West Michigan Whitecaps Are Hiring A New Mascot!

Are you fun? Do you like entertaining crowds of people, all while wearing an awesome costume? Do you love communicating with hand gestures? Well then, this job is for you.

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National Speakers Part of GVSU’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week

Two nationally known speakers will highlight Grand Valley State University's events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Blockbuster To Close 300 Stores In U.S.
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How Many Video Stores Are Left In West Michigan?

There was a time in this fair land when the video store was king. You couldn't drive a few blocks without seeing a Blockbuster, Hollywood, Video Tyme or Video Palace on a street corner or in a strip mall.

But now thanks to streaming sites like Netflix and Hulu, video stores are miles apart, but we still have them, for a little bit longer.

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Cascade Twp. Firefighter Charged With Having Sexual Relationship With Teen

51-year-old Clem Harold Bell was arrested for persuading or coercing a child to engage in sexually abusive activity for the purpose of producing any child sexually abusive material.

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Rare Spinning Ice Circles Found Floating In Michigan Rivers [Video]

According to Wikipedia, the phenomenon of perfect spinning ice circles in winter rivers is rare, which means the two documented on social media in Michigan rivers recently is pretty exceptional.

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Grand Rapids Restaurant Will Appear on the Cooking Channel!

The Winchester, a Grand Rapids restaurant, is obviously doing something right because this Thursday, 1/12, they will be featured on the Cooking Channel...

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Home Fires In West Michigan On The Rise Due To Cold Temps

As the temperatures plummet, the risk of fire increases as residents try to keep their homes warm.

According the Grand Rapids Fire Department, it’s not always about space heaters being too close to curtains or clothing...

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Solar Power Tariff Incentive Spurns Boom In Gainsville Solar Industry
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Volta Power Systems Expands in Holland

Volta Power Systems has announced they have secured a new facility in Holland to meet growing demand for their lithium ion batteries.

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