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Uber Drivers in West Michigan Could Soon Be Accepting Tips

Have you heard about this yet?  Uber has decided that they will start allowing tips, as part of the company’s "180 days of Change".

Recently the company has gotten a lot of bad press because of the culture of the company, of which recently saw the departure of CEO Travis Kalanick, who’s taking an extended amount of time away from Uber, the company he founded...

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John Ball Zoo Needs Help Finding One Of Its Owls

What?!?!

MLive is reporting that the John Ball Zoo lost one of its birds from the 'Realm of Flight' bird show last Monday. It looks like Cupid, the barn owl, which flies over visitors’ heads during the show got spooked and flew into the tree-tops; which would mean the bird is free...

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West MI Chipotle Location Possible Victim Of Credit Card Breach

Chipotle announced on Friday that they have been the victim of a malware attack.

WZZM is reporting that the restaurant chain has new information regarding a breach that happened in March and April where hackers were able to obtain credit card information including numbers, names, expiration dates and security codes...

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A Bill Allowing Dogs On Restaurant Patios Is Closer To Becoming Law

Legislation that would allow dogs on patios of restaurants across the state just passed in the state Senate. It passed 36-2 in the Senate and will now be heading to the house for review and approval...

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80-Year-Old Killed Sunday In Accident On 28th St at Burlingame Ave

WZZM 13 is reporting an 80-year-old woman was killed Sunday afternoon in Wyoming when another driver failed to stop at a red light.

According to WZZM13, Shirley Stebbins was the 80-year-old female driving along northbound Burlingame when she was hit by an 86-year-old lady from Grandville who was heading east on 28th street who failed to stop for a red light...

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alyssa_elsman via Instagram
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Family Of West MI Teen Killed In Times Square Asking For Help With GoFundMe Page

Fox 17 Is reporting that there is now a GoFundMe page set up for Alyssa Elsman, the 18-year-old who was killed in the Time Square crash last Thursday and her sister Ava, who was also injured...

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10 Rules For a ‘Sunday Fun Day’ in West Michigan

Sunday Fun Days are all the thing now.  You and a group of friends either meet up for brunch or lunch and enjoy the rest of the last day of your weekly freedom by partaking in some adult drinks and camaraderie; if they're done right, you could even make a few friends...

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Empty The Shelter Event A Huge Success For Area Animal Shelters

Yesterday was the “Empty the Shelter” event at 69 animal shelters around Michigan.  The event was sponsored by Bissell Pet Foundation, who paid the adoption fees for the over 1,500 pets that were adopted...

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courtesy of Rachel Snyder
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Rachel from Grand Rapids Is On Jeopardy TONIGHT!!!

Someone from Grand Rapids will be on Jeopardy tonight!

I happened to come across a post bragging that a lady’s sister-in-law would be on Jeopardy tonight (which comes on at 7:30 pm on WWMT 3 and 10:30 on CW7 – or channel 17 on Comcast...

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Credit Card Info Stolen From 42 Hotels In Michigan

Bad news if you’ve stayed recently at a Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, Staybridge Suites or Candlewood Suites; your credit card info may be in the hands of thieves...

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6 Restaurants We Need In West Michigan

Well, now we have Chick-fil-A in Grand Rapids.

But, now we need to work on a few other restaurants that are missing in our area. I made a list starting with my personal favorite that we're missing out on here:

1) Whataburger:

A lot of people talk about In N Out burgers, but I think Whataburger burgers ARE...

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Schools Who Still Use Native American Mascots Could Soon Lose Some Funding

It’s been an ongoing conversation, starting with the Washington Redskins, but even finding a local audience as well.

A couple of weeks ago, Belding Area Schools announced they would become the Black Knights after a conversation with students, parents and others in the community...

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