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Lakeshore Bike Ride/Shopping Trip Includes Delivery of Items to Your Car

Enjoy the start of fall with a bike ride and shopping trip! They'll deliver!

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‘Robert E. Lee’ Name Being Removed from Lowell Showboat

City Manager Mike Burns said Lowell is taking steps to remove the name 'Robert E. Lee' from the Lowell Showboat.

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7-Foot Waves and Strong Currents Along Lake Michigan Through Friday

Stormy weather is bringing dangerous swimming conditions and big waves to Lake Michigan through Friday night.

West Michigan is expected to see the most dangerous conditions.

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Grand Rapids Has The Third Highest Robot-To-Worker Ratio In The Country

There are 6.3 robots working in Grand Rapids for every 1000 humans employed at manufacturing jobs. It may not sound like much, but it's increasing every day.

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Dog Friendly Beaches in West Michigan

So, where in West Michigan can you go, other than a dog park, or taking long walk, to let your dog run-in-the-sun? Try these beaches.

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I Profess My Love For Driving Over The Sixth Street Bridge [Video]

There are some of us who like to live life low, and close to the water line, able to see the flotsam and jetsam of the Grand flow under our floorboard.

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Back to School Bash Planned for this Thursday in Grand Rapids!

One last "hoorah" before the kids go back to school!

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How Many Hate Groups Are In West Michigan

With the events in Charlottesville with various hate groups, It makes you wonder how prevalent is hate in our country?  We don’t have hate groups around us, do we...

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Who Has The Most Successful Football Program In Michigan? It’s Not Who You Think

The Green/Blue divide in Michigan has been shattered by the little program that could just down the road in Allendale.

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Police Say Two Southwest Michigan Homicide Suspects are Armed and ‘Extremely Dangerous’ [VIDEO]

Police are looking for two men allegedly involved in the murder of a Berrien County woman during a home invasion Sunday night. 

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Fire Damages Rockford Landmark, The Corner Bar [Video]

Update (10:25 a.m.): MLive.com reports that the building is likely a total loss. 

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425 Million Jackpot Draws Hopeful Lottery Ticket Buyers
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Powerball Jackpot is Over $400 Million, Here’s How We Could Spend That Money In Michigan

Holy Moly, so no one won the Saturday night drawing of the Powerball jackpot which was estimated to be around $356 million.  Since there was no winner Saturday, that means Wednesday night the jackpot is expected to be over $430 million dollars...

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