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Lance Armstrong to Ride in Kalamazoo in Honor of Those Injured and Killed

An honor ride will be held in Kalamazoo Tuesday night and dedicated to the nine people injured or killed a week ago. It will be attended by world renowned cyclist Lance Armstrong.

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Remembering Gordie Howe [Video]

Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena in downtown Detroit, Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe, will lie in state. Howe played until he was 54 years old, which is something I don't believe anyone will ever do in ANY sport, let alone one of the toughest.

Here's some videos highlighting Howe's illustrious career, which started eight years before I was born and continued until I was almost out of college.

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Consumers Energy’s First Solar Power Plant is at GVSU

Last week at Grand Valley State UniversityConsumers Energy celebrated its first solar power plant. The plant covers 17 acres and includes 11,000 Michigan-made solar panels.

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Grand Rapids Griffins “Our City” Promo is the Best Thing Since the Pure Michigan Ad

This video from the Griffins features all of the familiar landmarks of town, and feels like a love note to the area we call home.

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Woodland Mall Landmark Moves Downtown

Perhaps you used it as a landmark to figure out which entrance you came in, or maybe you and your hood rat friends hung out near it when you were teenagers.

Either way, you remembered the big circular sculpture that adorned the center of the Woodland Mall. It was taken out of the Mall on Sunday, destined for an unknown location downtown.

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West Michigan Online Job Fair

The West Michigan Online Job Fair is focused on helping connect people in West Michigan with employers in finding employment opportunities that matter.

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Former Cedar Springs High School Student Gets Diploma 71 Years After Dropping Out

On June 2, 89-year-old Erwin Empie took the stage with 300 Cedar Springs students and officially graduated high school, WZZM-13 reports.

71 years prior, Empie had dropped out of Cedar Springs High School during his sophomore year to enlist in the Navy during World War II.

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Battle Creek Man Charged in Kalamazoo Bike Tragedy

Charles Edward Pickett, Jr. of Battle Creek has been officially charged with five counts of Second Degree Murder, and four counts of Reckless Driving Causing Serious Impairment in connection to the bike tragedy that occurred Tuesday evening in Kalamazoo.

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The West Michigan Whitecaps Announce Tiger Fridays Return for 2016

If you're looking to add to your bobbleheads collection? Then you're in luck. The West Michigan Whitecaps have announced the Tiger Friday's giveaway lineup and we have it right here for you.

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Which Michigan Sand Dune Is The Toughest To Climb Up? [Photos]

This video I found of a Detroit news reporter stumbling her way down the Pierce Stocking Drive sand dune near Empire has led me to ask this question.

Have you ever climbed up a steep Michigan sand dune? If so, which one is the toughest to get back up?

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5 Bicyclists Killed, 4 Injured in Kalamazoo County Crash

Five bicyclists were killed and four others were seriously injured when they were struck by a truck Tuesday night in Kalamazoo County.

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Former President Gerald Ford Dies At Age 93
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The Day Gerald R. Ford Became President [Video]

As the Ford Museum reopens following it's remodeling, we recall the day back in 1974 when Gerald Ford became President of the United States.

Here's the story as the Ford family from Grand Rapids finds out their brother is now leader of the free world.

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