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Vintage Trailer and Motor Coach Club Touring Michigan

The Michigan DNR says about 30 vintage campers are touring state parks in Michigan this summer from July 24 - August 8.

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Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Amway Family Fireworks – the Big Fireworks Show! [Photos]

Another Amway Family Fireworks is in the books! What a great night of music, food, family, fun, and fireworks!

If you missed the fireworks show, or if you want to relive the show, we got some photos of it to share with you! 

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Darren McCollester/Getty Images
Darren McCollester/Getty Images
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Michigan Battling West Nile Virus, Avian Flu and Chronic Wasting Disease

Michigan's first cases of avian flu and West Nile virus were confirmed in early June. Chronic wasting disease was discovered in free-ranging deer in Michigan at the end of May.

The Michigan DNR and others are working to stop the spread of all three.

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Kathy Parsons/Grider-Portland Agency
Kathy Parsons/Grider-Portland Agency
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Video Shows Portland Tornado, Tree Getting Thrown Down Street

On June 22, an EF-1 tornado struck Portland, Michigan, damaging dozens of homes and businesses.

Watch as the tornado strikes and a tree is ripped from its roots in a video shot across the street from Portland City Hall at Grider-Portland Agency.

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Anest/ThinkStock
Anest/ThinkStock
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First Confirmation of West Nile Virus in Michigan of 2015

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has confirmed Michigan's first West Nile virus activity of 2015.

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Mark Wilson, Getty Images
Mark Wilson, Getty Images
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Michigan Man Arrested for Waterboarding 5-Year-Old [VIDEO]

Last week, 30-year-old Michael Porter of Mt. Morris (in Genessee County) was arrested for child abuse after police discovered that he had been torturing his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son using the controversial waterboard technique.

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Downtown Grand Rapids Courtyard by Marriott
Downtown Grand Rapids Courtyard by Marriott
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Medical & Pharmaceutical Industry Night Is On Menu Thursday at The Bistro [Sponsored]

The Bistro at the Downtown Grand Rapids Courtyard by Marriott is celebrating medical and pharmaceutical professionals with a special Medical & Pharmaceutical Industry Night this Thursday.

Socialize with other medical and pharmaceutical professionals from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. EDT Thursday (March 26) at The Bistro, 11 Monroe Avenue NW in Grand Rapids.

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Austin Gregory/Ionia High School
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Ionia Boys’ Basketball’s Austin Gregory Named High School Athlete of the Week

Austin Gregory, a senior who is the all-time scoring leader for Ionia High School's boys' basketball team, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
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Insane Inflatable 5K Grand Rapids Coming to Millennium Park Adds Second Day in Mid-August [Video]

The Insane Inflatable 5K -- a dynamic fun run series comprised of inflatable obstacles -- coming to Grand Rapids at Millennium Park is now on Aug. 15 and 16.

The second day was just added because of local demand.

The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile run) isn’t focused on running. Instead, it's about having fun negotiating oversized inflatable obstacles on a challenging course requiring imagination, creativity and a heaping helping of insanity.

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Loren Filion
Loren Filion
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East Grand Rapids Boys’ Swimming’s Andy MacGregor Named High School Athlete of the Week

Andy MacGregor, a junior who claimed two individual state titles and was on a state champion relay for East Grand Rapids High School boys' swimming team, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Harald Richter/NOAA Photo Library, NOAA Central Library; OAR/ERL/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)
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Do You Have a Plan for Severe Weather?

This is the beginning of severe weather in West Michigan.

Do you have a plan of action for you and your family?

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Andy Dean/ThinkStock
Andy Dean/ThinkStock
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Michigan Senator Looks to Change Underage Drinking Law, Calls Current Rules ‘Too Harsh’

A Michigan senator who also has been a sheriff thinks the punishment for underage drinking in Michigan is too harsh and he's looking to change it.

State Sen. Rick Jones is championing an effort to change the law so that minors caught in possession of alcohol would not be charged with a crime until their third offense.

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