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Don’t Open That Email! Ransomware Attacks Are Making Rounds Through West Michigan

This is a warning our IT department sent out and well, it’s good for everyone to know!

According to the email, we received from Townsquare IT (that’s our parent company), there is a surge of WANNACRY ransomware attacks happening right now...

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Grand Rapids School Auctions Off Musical Instruments And Furniture

IF you’ve ever wanted a school desk, or maybe you need a good deal on a trumpet, then you’re in luck!

WZZM is reporting that tomorrow there’s an auction of the stuff at The Grand Rapids Ellington Academy of Arts and Technology...

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Michiganders Aren’t Very Patriotic Compared to the Rest of America

As we gear up to celebrate Independence Day and our country this coming week, ask yourself are you really celebrating America or are you just in it for the barbecues and fireworks...

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HEADS UP: This Coupon Is A Scam And People in West MI Keep Falling For It!

STOP!  This is a scam.  I know, “but they used Kohl’s logo!”, but it’s still a scam.  Kohl’s is not giving away coupons worth $75 off and purchase of $80 or more...

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Former West Michigander To Be Honored With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce just announced who they are adding this year to the Hollywood Walk of Fame for 2018 and one of the names is a former West Michigan local...

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Saturday July 8 Is D-Day If You Drive M-6

The delayed closure of The Paul Henry Freeway (M-6) for long needed repairs to the concrete surface has a new D-Day. Next Saturday, July 8 will see the eastbound lanes closed for repair until August 30.

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Here’s What Ten Inches Of Rain In 12 Hours Did To Central Michigan [Video]

A line of heavy showers skirted just north of us on Thursday, and that combined with the heavy rains Friday put most of Central Michigan underwater.

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It’s Time To Take A Day Trip to The Floating Water Park On Lake Michigan!

This is pretty awesome!  Fox 17 is reporting the “inflatable water park” in Whiting Indiana on the shores of Lake Michigan, is finally open...

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Kids Can Get Free Lunches at the Grand Rapids Public Library This Summer!

To ensure no kid goes hungry, the Grand Rapids Public Library will be offering free lunches this summer to kids 18 and under.

According to their Facebook post, lunches will be available on Tuesday's from 11:30 a...

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Oscar Mayer Weinermobile Visiting West Michigan

I was driving down US-131 this morning and saw the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile! It is back in the area for the next couple of days.

This 27 foot, hotdog on wheels is quite the vehicle to see in person. They will even let you stick your head inside to see the interior! You can catch the Weinermobile at various Meijer stores.

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One of Grand Rapids’ Most Popular Food Trucks Destroyed By Fire

Bad news for fans of the Daddy Pete's BBQ food truck at events around West Michigan. Sadly, the food truck, which is relatively new for the business, caught fire and was completely destroyed Wednesday...

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Adorable Two Year Old Girl Complains About Going Through Security On Her Flight To Michigan [Video]

Meet Mila, a two year old girl, who didn't enjoy being subjected to a security search on her way from Phoenix to Michigan. 

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