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Byron Center Charter Closed February 5 Due to ‘Massive Virus Outbreak’

Byron Center Charter School Principal Thomas Berriman has announced that the school will be closed on Friday, February 5 due to a "massive virus outbreak."

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Computer Problems Shut Down Tax Return E-file System

The IRS has stopped accepting electronically filed tax returns because of problems with some of its computer systems.

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Meijer Donates $500K to Help Bring Relief to Flint

Meijer is continuing to provide support to Flint with a $500,000 donation to help meet the needs of the city’s residents, who are struggling with contaminated drinking water.

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Rockford Kicker Quinn Nordin Commits to the University of Michigan

The University of Michigan and coach Jim Harbaugh have now landed the country's No. 1-ranked kicker.

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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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Widespread Bribery Scandal Exposed In Wal-Mart Of Mexico's Practices
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Muskegon Couple Arrested for Silly String Fight in Walmart

Silly String fights are fun and all... but I wouldn't say worth getting arrested over.

Fox 17 reports that Derek Gomez, 24, and Samantha Christiansen, 26, of Muskegon, were arrested after getting into a Silly String fight in a Mason County Walmart.

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Step Aside, Stupid Groundhog, Hedgehog Day Is Here [Video]

Groundhogs are completely overrated. A few see their shadow, and boom, done for the year. But hedgehogs gotta go fast year-round, so in honor of their work, February 2nd is also officially Hedgehog Day.

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Did You Know That Michigan Has Its Own Groundhog’s Day Groundhog?

Our groundhog is actually "Woody the Woodchuck" and she (yes she) resides in Marion Township over on Michigan's east side.

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Traverse City Currently in Second Place in ‘Greatest Midwest Town’ Poll

Midwest Living is currently taking votes for their "Greatest Midwest Town" poll, and Traverse City is currently losing to some town in Iowa. Not acceptable.

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Grand Rapids Named Best City to Invest in Housing in 2016

Grand Rapids has raked in another honor!

Recently topping the list for Hottest Real Estate Markets to Watch in 2016, GR has also been named by Forbes the No. 1 City to Invest in Housing in 2016

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20 Drivers Cited in I-94 Pile-ups in Van Buren County

Michigan State Police say 20 drivers have been cited in the deadly Jan. 17 pile-ups on I-94 in Van Buren County, Fox 17 reports. 

The multiple vehicle crash caused I-94 to close in both directions near Hartford and Watervliet for several hours.

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Jenison Firefighter With Brain Cancer Gets Mortgage Paid Off by Community

Recently, the community came together to help Kevin Sikkema's family as he continues to undergo treatment by raising over $100,000 on GoFundMe to pay off his mortgage.

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