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New Movie ‘Looking for Alaska’ is Filming in Michigan This Fall, Hundreds to be Hired

From the writer of "The Fault in our Stars" and "Paper Towns" comes "Looking for Alaska", the latest of John Green's books to be turned into a movie.

The Michigan Film Office confirmed in a press release Thursday, that "Looking for Alaska" will be filmed in Michigan this fall.

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Grand Rapids Police Work to End Fighting Near Rosa Parks Circle

Fighting near Rosa Parks Circle downtown Grand Rapids has increased in recent months.

Grand Rapids Police are working to stop the violence by moving the issue to the forefront of their agenda, Fox 17 reports.

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New Movies Include ‘Fantasic Four’ and ‘The Gift’ [Video]

This weekend's new releases include a blockbuster reboot, Academy Award winning actors and a film for kids.

Watch full trailers of all of this weekend's new releases and see Grand Rapids showtimes.

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Kids Ask Jim Harbaugh Questions at University of Michigan Media Day [Video]

Kids had some tough questions for University of Michigan Football coach Jim Harbaugh at the college's media day today, such as: "How much milk do I have to drink to become quarterback?"

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Muskegon Heights Woman Allegedly Offered Undercover Officer $200 to Kill Her Ex-Husband

A Muskegon Heights woman has been charged with solicitation to commit murder after allegedly trying to hire an assassin to kill her ex-husband.

Fox 17 reports that 40-year-old Evelyn Smith allegedly offered an undercover officer $200 to commit the murder. 

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Grand Rapids Police Have Identified Suspects in Assault Video

UPDATE: GRPD said in a press release they have arrested five suspects in connection with the assault: four juveniles and one 17-year-old.

Earlier this week, police asked for the public's help identifying the people caught on video in an assault downtown Grand Rapids.

GRPD is now saying they have identified several of the attackers, WZZM-13 reports.

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$1 Million Lottery Ticket Sold in Grand Rapids Expired Today

Someone just lost out on $1 million dollars...

If you bought Mega Millions lottery ticket at CVS on 28th Street and Eastern Avenue a year ago and forgot to check your ticket... oh man, you might just want to stop reading, because it's too late!

According to Fox 17  a million dollar winner was sold at the Grand Rapids' CVS Pharmacy on Aug. 5,  2014. The ticket holder had until 4:45 p.m. today (Aug. 5, 2015) to claim their winnings.

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Hogweed Plant That Causes Blisters and Blindness Found Near Battle Creek [Video]

A dangerous plant has been identified in Pennfield Township, near Battle Creek: Giant Hogweed.

According to the Calhoun County Health Department, the plant was found in the county and residents should be cautious, reports the Battle Creek Enquirer.

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Detroit Tigers Release GM Dave Dombrowski, Promote Asst. GM Al Avila

In a surprising move, the Detroit Tigers have released general manager and team president Dave Dombrowski from his contract.

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Michigan Cop Pulls Trapped Baby Skunk’s Head out of Yogurt Container [Video]

The poor little creature had managed to get its head stuck in a yogurt container, and couldn't get it out. Luckily for the officer, baby skunks can't spray quite the same way adult skunks can.

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Grand Rapids Named One of the Most Affordable Cities for Singles by Finance Website

Good news for singles in GR!

According to finance website, GOBankingRates, Grand Rapids comes in at No. 3 on its list of 15 Most Affordable Cities for Singles.

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$1 Million Lottery Ticket Sold in Grand Rapids Expires Wednesday

Did you buy a Mega Millions lottery ticket at CVS on 28th Street and Eastern Avenue about a year ago?

Check your ticket!

Fox 17 reports that a million dollar winner was sold at the Grand Rapids' CVS Pharmacy on Aug. 5,  2014. The ticket holder has until Wednesday (Aug. 5, 2015) to claim their winnings!

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