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Marathon Swimming - Olympics: Day 11
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Storms End Man’s Quest To Swim Across Lake Michigan

An Indiana man attempting to set a record by swimming across Lake Michigan and back had to give up his effort Thursday night after storms rocked his world. 

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Israel Officially Begins Its Campaign Against Swine Flu
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Cases of Swine Flu Reaches Eight in Michigan, Linked to County Fairs

Confirmed cases of the swine flu are rising across Michigan, including West Michigan.

Currently, there is no vaccine for swine flu and the seasonal flu vaccine will not protect against it.

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Griffins Jersey Design Contest: Day Two [Photos]

The contest to vote for the new design of the Grand Rapids Griffins alternate jerseys entered day two on the Uni-Watch web site.

Local and national fans were afforded the opportunity to design new jerseys for the team. Each day, two groups are shown and voted on, with the highest vote getter becoming the new look for the Griffins this season.

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Pictures of the Damage from the Storm in Ionia

What a scary day for residents of Ionia. A storm blew through Ionia Wednesday, ripping down a bunch of trees. Unfortunately, some of those trees fell on people's homes.

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Griffins Crowd Source Their Alternate Jersey Design, Vote For Your Favorite [Photos]

The Grand Rapids Griffins got together with the sports uniform web site Uni-Watch and had their readers come up with designs for their 2016-17 alternate jerseys.

All I can say, is WOW! 

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Valerie Rameriez pitches
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Grandville Softball Loses 6-0 in LLWS Semifinal

Grandville Softball's magical Little League World Series tournament run came to an end tonight with a 6-0 loss to Southwest.

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Michigan Apple Harvest Calendar: Honeycrisp, Fuji and More

It's hard to say goodbye to Michigan summers, but Michigan apples make the transition a little easier.

See when to expect each of Michigan's many varieties of apples including Honeycrisp, Red Delicious, Fuji and more.

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Back To School Concern: Michigan Ranks Near The Top In School Bullying

As kids prepare themselves to head back to school early next month (or later this month in some cases), it's more than a little disconcerting to know Michigan ranks in the top 10 in the nation for the prevalence of school bullying.

So what can you do about it?

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Sylvester Stallone Surprises WMU Football Player from Battle Creek with Scholarship [VIDEO]

Western Michigan University linebacker Kasey Carson, who is from Battle Creek, got a big surprise from a big movie star on Saturday.

Carson received a video message from Sylvester Stallone, telling him he was awarded a full-ride scholarship, The Battle Creek Enquirer reports.  

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Paul McCartney At Van Andel: Almost Three Hours, 38 Songs

Paul McCartney entertained over 12,000 fans at Van Andel Arena Monday night with a close to three hour set, spanning over 50 years of Beatles, Wings and solo classics.

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Grandville Softball Wins 3-2, Advances to LLWS Semifinal on Tuesday

Grandville Softball is heading to the Little League World Series semifinals after a thrilling 3-2 victory over Lincoln Little League, Portland, Oregon!

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Five Things To Do Before Summer Leaves West Michigan

The unofficial end of summer, Labor Day weekend, is fast approaching and school will be starting soon, so here's a to do list to accomplish before the summer slips away.

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