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They Found Lou the Bearded Dragon in Ionia!

See I wasn't the only one needing a little sunshine in their life. Tuesday we found out Lou, the bearded dragon, was lost on the streets of Ionia...

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Wear Orange on March 24 to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger in West Michigan

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket and dozens of West Michigan schools, businesses and organizations by wearing orange on Thursday, March 24, to raise awareness of childhood hunger.

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Still Without Power? Contact Consumers Energy

As of 4:30PM on Sunday, approximately 6,000 Consumers Energy customers remained without service from the Christmas Eve storm.

Now, nearly all customers have had power restored. If you are still without power, Consumers Energy is asking you to contact them.

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What’s so Great About Grand Rapids? A Lot Actually

Before I made the move to Grand Rapids I spent a lot of time researching the area. Asking around what makes this city so great. I found a lot of answers, none of them as succinctly made as this video from Grand Rapids Business Journal's 40 under forty event.

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Your Guide to Haunted Houses in West Michigan

Fall is here and that means that Halloween is right around the corner! In preparation, we've put together a list of haunted houses across West Michigan!

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Labor Day Events in West Michigan

The unofficial end of summer brings with it opportunities to get out and have fun.

See Labor Day weekend events coming to West Michigan!

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Collision at Whitecaps Appliance Race Goes Viral [Video]

ESPN said it "might be the best baseball mascot race we've ever seen".

The Whitecaps called the takedown a "Griffins-worthy check".

See for yourself.

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Dog Flu Confirmed in Grand Rapids [Video]

This spring an outbreak of canine influenza sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the states surrounding Michigan.

Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana have all seen cases of the virus, some of them deadly.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has now confirmed three cases of dog flu in Michigan: two in Grand Rapids and one in Macomb County, Wood TV 8 reports.

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West Michigan Earthquake Strikes During Pastor’s Nepal Relief Sermon

Where were you around 12:25p.m. Saturday? Did you feel a weird rumbling/ quaking?

I've heard some interesting tales of what people thought it was-- a car accident, odd thunder on an otherwise gorgeous and sunny day, houseguests wrestling in another room (this comes from my little brother who's 24, for which that would be a totally normal thing).

Turns out, it was an actual earthquake here in West Michigan.

And that moment was caught on tape at a church in Paw Paw, where a pastor was giving a sermon on donating to the Nepal earthquake relief fund.

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Go Orange Day Is Friday — Wear Orange to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger in West Michigan

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket and dozens of schools, businesses and organizations by wearing orange on Friday (March 27) to raise awareness of childhood hunger in West Michigan.

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Wee Difference Charity For March Is Family Hope Foundation [Video]

Family Hope Foundation has been aiding families with special needs children for five years.

The Jenison-based non-profit helps fill in the gaps, aiding with financial assistance for therapy not covered by insurance.

They also organize events for families that include the whole family, not just the children with special needs.

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It’s Been a Wacky Winter of Weather [Infographic]

Lots of snow in November, almost no snow in December and now near-record cold has added up to one of the most unusual winters ever in West Michigan.

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