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Courtesy Ron Vance
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Enjoy A Grand Rapids Blast From the Past at the Pantlind Hotel

Here is a good look back in time to a big hotel in Grand Rapids. It was THE hotel, too, a show piece and very fancy for it's time. It was the Pantlind, known today as.....The Amway Grand Plaza.

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Category: Grand Rapids News, News
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Statewide Tornado Drill Planned Across Michigan Today!

If you happen to hear a siren today, don't panic... it's just a drill!

A tornado drill is scheduled for 1 p.m. today (4.19) all across the state, which means there will be alerts and sirens, including on your TV and radio...

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Aaron Hernandez courtroom
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Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Kills Himself in Prison

Aaron Hernandez, the onetime star tight end for the New England Patriots, hanged himself in his prison cell, according to the Massachusetts Department of Correction.

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Category: News, Sports
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Twins Make Tigers Fumigate Their Locker Room

The Minnesota Twins asked the Detroit Tigers to disinfect the visitor's locker room at Comerica Park. Too bad it didn't stop the Twins from stinking on the field.

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Category: Michigan News, News
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8-Year-Old in San Bernardino Shooting Has Died; Gunman Identified

More details have emerged about the tragedy that shook this small city, including the identities of those involved.

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Category: News
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Pistons Say Goodbye To The Palace [Video]

For the second time in as many days, a Detroit sports team bid goodbye to their home arena. This time it was the Pistons bidding adieu to the Palace of Auburn Hills, a place where they won three NBA championships.

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Category: Michigan News, News
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2 Adults Killed, 2 Students Injured in Elementary School Shooting in California

Local authorities say two people were killed at an elementary school in San Bernardino, California. Two students were also wounded and taken to trauma centers.

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Category: News
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Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court

The Senate has voted to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, taking the seat left vacant since Justice Antonin Scalia died in February 2016. Gorsuch, 49, will become the 113th justice to sit on the court.

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Michigan’s ‘Grossest Food That People Love’ Isn’t That Gross

Another Thrillist trip through the Union fails as far as Michigan is concerned, because I'm not sure this is really gross.

Even people from other states eat this...some probably more than we do...but it does raise another question...

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Tigers To Honor Late Owner By Cutting His Name Into Their Outfield Grass

The 87-year old owner of the Detroit Tigers, Mike Ilitch passed away in February, but his legacy will live on, not only on the Tigers uniform sleeves, but in their outfield grass.

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Category: Michigan News, News
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West Michigan Online Job Fair

The West Michigan Online Job Fair is focused on helping connect people in West Michigan with employers in finding employment opportunities and careers that matter.

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Rogue Chimp At John Ball Park Zoo Hurls Poop At Grandma [Video]

I've never been a fan of zoo primates. They're antsy, they scream a lot and I'm pretty sure they don't like people.

Case in point: This chimpanzee at the John Ball Park Zoo.

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