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“Secret Sister Gift Exchange” on Facebook Could Land You in Prison

You may be feeling extra generous this holiday season but don't get fooled for doing a good deed.

You've probably seen "holiday gift exchange" posts circle Facebook the past few weeks that basically asks you to participate in a Secret Santa with a bunch of people you don't know...

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Apartments for the Middle Class Planned in Downtown Grand Rapids [Video]

There has been, and continues to be, a lot of construction for new apartments in Downtown Grand Rapids but for the most part they're either luxury apartments with a higher rent or apartments only available to low-income renters...

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Kirk Cousins is Screaming at People Again [Video]

Kirk Cousins isn't about to win any awards for being a stoic. He wears his emotions on his sleeve.

Last night, after tossing three touchdowns to lead the Washington Redskins to a 42-24 win over the Green Bay Packers, Cousins got wound up again, this time screaming at a guy who is essentially his boss.

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GRPD Now Enforcing Odd/Even Parking Restrictions

November 1st came and went, parking restrictions started, and we haven’t been ticketed if we just kept doing what we did through the summer...

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Kalamazoo Woman who Survived Attack from Ex-Boyfriend to be Featured on 48 Hours Saturday [VIDEO]

In 2014 Sophia Putney-Wilcox of Kalamazoo survived an attack from her ex-boyfriend.

On Saturday, the 19-year-old's story will be featured on CBS' 48 Hours, in a program called Live to Tell: Sophia's Secret, MLive reports. 

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International Day of Italian Cuisines Launch Event at The Italian Culinary Academy at The International Culinary Center
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The Five Best Places to Get Pizza in the Grand Rapids Area [Poll]

I am a guy who has had a long love affair with pizza. Wood smoked or oven baked, thin crust or Chicago style. I love it all. I never met a pizza I didn't like. So, with that in mind, here are the top 5 places in town to get a slice.

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State College Football Predictions, Week 12: The Calm Before The Storm

With the final week of the regular season next weekend set to offer a huge display of fireworks, this weekend can only mean one thing: an explosion while setting up next week's planned display. 

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Grand Rapids Man Arrested After Potential Ethnic Intimidation of Cab Driver

The Grand Rapids Police Department is investigating an assault against a cab driver that they believe could be a case of ethnic intimidation. The Grand Rapids Police would like the 5 women who were in the cab to call police at 616-456-3829.

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Children’s Shoe Sold Only at Meijer Being Recalled

Skidders Footwear is recalling about 5,500 of their children's tennis shoe that's sold only at Meijer stores.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the rivets on the inside of the shoe have sharp edges which could cause a laceration hazard...

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One of the Coldest Places in America is in Michigan

The crazy thing is ... it's not even in the UP!

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West Michigan Troops Will Get Warm Welcome at Ford Airport Over Thanksgiving

We owe all of our troops a huge thank you for all they do. West Michigan is known for it's love and compassion, that will go without saying. And this Thanksgiving holiday, a big welcome home and other festivities are on tap for the returning men and women in the military, at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport.

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18-Year-Old Facing ‘Road Rage’ Murder Charge is Out of Jail

Christian Hillman, 18, posted bond and was released from the Kent County jail on November 16. The Prosecutor's Office upgraded an assault charge against Hillman to second-degree murder earlier this week following McFarlan's death.

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