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Ice Skating at Rosa Parks Circle Starts Friday!

We have officially entered the month of December and that means a bunch of winter activities to look forward to.

Ice skating is obviously one of the favorites and this Friday, 12/2, ice skating at Rosa Parks Circle in Downtown Grand Rapids will open for the season...

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Ten Grand Rapids Secret Santa Gifts For Under $25

If you've ever taken part in a Secret Santa gift exchange, you know it can be complicated. How do you find a "general gift" that some random person will love?

Well, worry no more, Chief, Jojo has solved all your Secret Santa issues!!

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Where to see Santa in Grand Rapids and West Michigan

Kids can mail their Christmas lists to the North Pole, but most don't like taking chances. Going straight to Santa is the safest way to go.

See where and when to see Santa in Grand Rapids and around West Michigan.

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Grandville Public Schools’ Mannequin-Lip Dub Challenge, ‘Mannedub’, Goes Viral [VIDEO]

For these Grandville Public Schools students, one internet challenge just is not enough.

Check out this awesome video of Grandville students and staff taking on the Mannequin AND Lip Dub Challenge! They call it the "Mannedub"!

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Watch 30 Years Of Development In Grand Rapids With Google Earth’s Time Lapse Feature

Grand Rapids has come a long way in the last 30 years.  The city has grown in size and scope and has had a downtown revival as of late.  The city continues to grow and always seems to be on the top of lists that highlight great cities in America...

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Michigan Falls Down, Western Moves Up In Latest College Football Playoff Rankings

The dust has finally settled from this weekend’s incredible game between the Buckeyes and Wolverines.

That dust would mostly be Michigan who find themselves settling into the number five slot of the College Football playoff—after losing the double overtime thriller to the Buckeyes 30-27.

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Couple Robbed at Gunpoint in Facebook Sale Gone Bad in Kalamazoo

A 17-year-old male from Kalamazoo has been arrested after robbing a couple at gunpoint.

WZZM-13 reports that the male and female victims had been communicating with the man about selling something on Facebook. 

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Christmas Parades This Week in Holland, Grandville, Lowell, Byron Center and More

It's a busy week for Christmas parades and visits with Santa around Grand Rapids.

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Former GVSU Star Matt Judon Thinks ‘Madden NFL 17′ Shortchanged His Abilities

Matt Judon was a star defensive end at Grand Valley State University. In 2015, he led the nation with 20 sacks before getting drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round.

Judon is part of the Madden NFL 17 video game, but some of his attributes seem a little off.

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San Francisco Career Fair Helps Military Veterans Find Jobs
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20 Monroe Live Is Looking To Hire 100+ People This Saturday

Good news if you’re hoping 2017 will bring you a new job opportunity! This Saturday brings a job fair with over 100 positions available, downtown...

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GVSU, Ferris To Play For Division II Regional Title Saturday [Video]

Last year, Grand Valley knocked an undefeated Ferris State team out of the NCAA D-2 playoffs. This year, Ferris has a chance to the return the favor.

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Michigan And Ohio State Fans Are Overanalyzing the Crap Out Of That Fateful Fourth Down Play

Having grown up in the midst of the of Bo vs. Woody duel, I know that Michigan and Ohio State fans agree on as much as Hillary and Trump fans do.

And Saturday's controversial fourth down call that decided the second overtime of that rivalry is no exception. 

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