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This Grand Rapids Woman Escaped From Prison Twice in the 1970s and She’s Still Missing

One of the coldest cases in the history of the Michigan Department of Corrections is that of Frankie McGraw. The Grand Rapids woman escaped from prison once in 1973 and again in 1974. She's still on the run.

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SCAM ALERT: If You’re a Netflix Customer, a Reminder On How Not to Get Scammed!

Warnings went out about a scam regarding Netflix, where it appears the company is asking users to “update” their account information...

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Megabus.com No Longer Providing Cheap Travel Through Grand Rapids

Cheap bus service to both Detroit and Chicago ended on Monday as Megabus.com changed it's routes, closing the route to and from Grand Rapids

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Why Grand Rapids is Still ‘Beer City USA’ Over Kalamazoo

Our friend down in KZoo, John Mason, would have you think that Kalamazoo is REALLY Beer City USA, through some faulty, beer goggle logic. I have to hand it to him, he really tried to use a legit argument, that whole "Percent By Volume" thing. And, if you were to look at life only as a college freshman, that would be winning math.

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Exterminators Tackle Growing U.S. Bed Bug Problem
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Bed Bugs a Growing Problem in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids has again landed on Orkin's annual list of the Top 50 Bed Bug Cities. This year, Grand Rapids climbed three spots on the list.

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Today's Grand Rapids Press (Johnnie Walker/Townsquare Media)
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Today the Grand Rapids Press Reported the Detroit Lions Loss to the Cowboys…Next Week

Maybe it's not a mistake, but simply next week's headline printed by mistake today? Could the NFL be as shady and fixed as Boxing? As plotted and pre-arranged as the WWE?

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Grand Rapids Getting 37 High-Tech, Life Science Jobs

On Wednesday, The Right Place and the City of Grand Rapids announced the approval of an incentive that will bring 37 new high-tech, life science jobs and $2.8 million in new investment to Grand Rapids over the next three years.

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Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump Face Off In First Presidential Debate At Hofstra University
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13 Famous Faces You’ll See When Donald Trump Visits Grand Rapids

President-Elect Donald Trump was expressive during the campaign; here are 13 looks you'll see when he comes to Grand Rapids on December 9 for his "victory tour."

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MichRIC via Realtor.com
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This ‘Swiss Family Robinson’ House For Sale in Grand Rapids is Basically a 1970s Time Capsule

Looking for a homestead, but want to be close to the city? Want a house with character? Like the Retro look and windows? We have the perfect house for you!

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Watch 30 Years Of Development In Grand Rapids With Google Earth’s Time Lapse Feature

Grand Rapids has come a long way in the last 30 years.  The city has grown in size and scope and has had a downtown revival as of late.  The city continues to grow and always seems to be on the top of lists that highlight great cities in America...

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Expect Your Water Bill To Increase Next Year

If you live in Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Walker, Cascade Township, Grand Rapids Township and Tallmadge Township, you may see an increase in your water bill next year, according to WZZM...

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People Doing Good: 10 Year Old Gathers Blankets For Homeless

This is a great story!  A 10 year old from Grand Rapids is doing something to make sure our homeless population is a bit warmer.

Ayden Quimby is 10 years old and he’s collecting blankets for the homeless...

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