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Over 23 Thousand Without Power in West Michigan After Reported Tornado

After a reported tornado and severe storms ripped through West Michigan Saturday, more than 23,000 Consumers Energy customers are without power, WZZM 13 reports.

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Marathon Swimming - Olympics: Day 11
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Storms End Man’s Quest To Swim Across Lake Michigan

An Indiana man attempting to set a record by swimming across Lake Michigan and back had to give up his effort Thursday night after storms rocked his world. 

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Israel Officially Begins Its Campaign Against Swine Flu
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Cases of Swine Flu Reaches Eight in Michigan, Linked to County Fairs

Confirmed cases of the swine flu are rising across Michigan, including West Michigan.

Currently, there is no vaccine for swine flu and the seasonal flu vaccine will not protect against it.

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Holland Hospital the Only Area Hospital With Perfect Five-Star Rating

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released the overall ratings for Michigan hospitals. Holland Hospital was the only West Michigan hospital with a perfect five-star rating.

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Michigan Apple Harvest Calendar: Honeycrisp, Fuji and More

It's hard to say goodbye to Michigan summers, but Michigan apples make the transition a little easier.

See when to expect each of Michigan's many varieties of apples including Honeycrisp, Red Delicious, Fuji and more.

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Sylvester Stallone Surprises WMU Football Player from Battle Creek with Scholarship [VIDEO]

Western Michigan University linebacker Kasey Carson, who is from Battle Creek, got a big surprise from a big movie star on Saturday.

Carson received a video message from Sylvester Stallone, telling him he was awarded a full-ride scholarship, The Battle Creek Enquirer reports.  

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Grandville Softball Wins 3-2, Advances to LLWS Semifinal on Tuesday

Grandville Softball is heading to the Little League World Series semifinals after a thrilling 3-2 victory over Lincoln Little League, Portland, Oregon!

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Grandville Softball Wins 16-6 at LLWS, Quarterfinal is Monday

Grandville Girls Softball finished pool play at the Little League World Series with a big 16-6 win over Victoria, BC Canada on Sunday.

Grandville finishes 3-1 and as the #2 seed in Pool B. They will play Lincoln Little League, Portland, Oregon on Monday in Portland, Oregon at 7PM EST.

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Grandville Softball Loses Game 2 of LLWS 6-0 in Extra Innings, Next Game is Saturday

Grandville Girls Softball (the U.S. Central champion) is now 1-1 at the Little League World Series after losing Game 2 of pool play to Southeast, 6 - 0 in 8 innings.

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15 Words That Have Different Meanings in Michigan

Words are a universal thing that have universal definitions, but sometimes depending on where you are in the world those words can have completely different meanings...

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Crystal Pepsi is Back, Here’s Where You Can Find it in West Michigan

As of right now, there are only seven stores in West Michigan that are carrying it. And if you want to buy in bulk, be prepared - they're only being sold in 20-ounce bottles.

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Shelby Jurck eyes a pitch
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Grandville Softball Wins Little League World Series Opener 14 – 5

Grandville Girls Softball opened play at the Little League World Series in Portland, Oregon on Thursday night with a 14 - 5 win over Makati City Philippines, the Asia-Pacific representative.

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