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Children’s Shoe Sold Only at Meijer Being Recalled

Skidders Footwear is recalling about 5,500 of their children's tennis shoe that's sold only at Meijer stores.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the rivets on the inside of the shoe have sharp edges which could cause a laceration hazard...

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18-Year-Old Facing ‘Road Rage’ Murder Charge is Out of Jail

Christian Hillman, 18, posted bond and was released from the Kent County jail on November 16. The Prosecutor's Office upgraded an assault charge against Hillman to second-degree murder earlier this week following McFarlan's death.

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Western Michigan Getting no Respect From College Football Playoff Committee

What does a 10-0 record get you in the College Football Playoff rankings?

Not much if you're Western Michigan University.

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Expect Your Water Bill To Increase Next Year

If you live in Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Walker, Cascade Township, Grand Rapids Township and Tallmadge Township, you may see an increase in your water bill next year, according to WZZM...

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3 Teenagers Arrested After False Bomb Threats at Lakeview Schools

Three teenagers have been arrested in connection to a bomb threat that closed Lakeview Schools in Battle Creek Tuesday, WZZM-13 reports.

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Weird Piece of Michigan Legislation Could Get Newly Elected Caledonia Village President Removed From Office

Officials sent Gov. Snyder a letter asking him to remove Todd Grinage from office. But, is that something a Governor can do? In Michigan, it totally is.

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Battle Creek’s Lakeview Schools Closed After Bomb Threat

The Lakeview School District in Battle Creek is closed Tuesday following a bomb threat.

WZZM-13 reports that officers were notified of the threat at Lakeview Middle School around 6:30a.m. and shortly after officials made the call to close all district schools. 

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Snow Plows Go Green In Kent County

When it snows this year in West Michigan, we’ll be seeing more green on the roadways.

According to WOODTV, the Kent County Road Commission is changing their yellow strobes to green on their snow plows in hopes of making the plows more visible...

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Meijer’s Black Friday Deals

The signs of the holidays are here. The weather is cooling, Christmas lights are appearing and Black Friday deals are being announced!

Take a sneak peak at Meijer's Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day deals.

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Muskegon’s Festival of Trees Begins November 17

The Muskegon Museum of Art's 12th annual Festival of Trees opens Thursday, November 17th and runs through Sunday, November 27th.

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Two Michigan Cities Make Top 5 of Best Beer Cities in America

The website, Infogroup, looked at metro cities in the U.S. and ranked the top 10 cities for beer and wine. Two cities in Michigan made the top 5 for beer.

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Grand Valley and Ferris State on Collision Course in Division II Football Playoffs

Grand Valley State and Ferris State are the top two seeds in Super Region 4 of the NCAA Division II Championship Playoffs, and if both teams past early round tests, they will play each other again in the Regional Championship Game.

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