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Crumbling Concrete on M-6 Will Be Fixed this Year

If M-6 is your daily route, some good news!

Since the concrete is starting to crumble at a faster rate than anticipated, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced on Friday that they would start construction on it later this year, according to WZZM-13...

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Tulip Time Festival Reveals 2017 Art

Tulip Time is back on the calendar for May 6-14th. While we still have a long time until the festival actually happens. We can get a look at the art of 2017.

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All MC Sports Stores Will Close After Filing Chapter 11 Bankruptcy This Week

Tuesday, Grand Rapids based MC Sports announced they would be filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection.

Well now after failing to reach an out-of-court settlement with its creditors the sporting goods business that’s been based out in Grand Rapids for 70 years is closing all 66 locations...

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GRPD Officer Known For Doing Good, Keeps His Job

Last year we met Grand Rapids Police Officer Adam Ickes when he shared a special moment with a 5-year-old boy who wants to be a police officer when he grows up...

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Ted Nugent Is Thinking Of A Senate Run

All that talk earlier this week about the GOP weighing out asking Kid Rock to run for the Senate in 2018 has gotten an old stand by all worked up.

Yup, Terrible Ted refuses to be ignored, and now he says he may seek out that Senate seat. 

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Carrabba’s in Kentwood Shuts Down Unexpectedly

Another restaurant in the Grand Rapids area has closed its doors.

On Thursday morning, Carrabba's Italian Grill, on 28th Street in Kentwood, had a sign on their door that said
This location is NOW CLOSED...

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Meet the Women Who Knit Hats for Babies at Holland Hospital [Video]

Babies born at Holland Hospital have been going home with handmade baby hats since 1988. Meet a few of the women who make the tradition a reality.

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Michigan House At SXSW To Feature GR Mayor Rosalynn Bliss [Video]

South By Southwest (SXSW) is a huge arts, music and cultural festival in Austin, TX. And Michigan is represented at the event by the Grand Rapids based Michigan House.

At their house warming send off party Wednesday, they announced their lineup of speakers and performers, one of which will be Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss, who will speak of Michigan's successes.

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Drunk Guy Wearing Only Underwear Arrested at Mt. Pleasant Gas Station

How drunk do you have to be to remove all your clothes and walk around a gas station in just your underwear?

For a Mt. Pleasant man, the answer is a blood alcohol level of .25, apparently. 

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WMU Announces Details of Agreement Giving P.J. Fleck ‘Row the Boat’

Today, Western Michigan University announced the details of an agreement which allows former head football coach P.J. Fleck to assume ownership of the mantra "Row the Boat."

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The Grand Rapids Drive’s NBA D-League Becomes The G-League [Video]

The NBA Developmental League, of which the Grand Rapids Drive is a member, has long been affectionately known as 'The D-League'. Not anymore.

Now it's the G-League, and the 'G' doesn't stand for Grand Rapids.

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Wyoming Business Could Face Charges For ‘Bed Of Nails’ Booby Trap That Injured Officer [Video]

It was one of the more painful news stories of the past week. A Wyoming police officer chasing down suspects landed on a homemade 'bed of nails' made of deck screws and wood.

And now the business that set up the trap could face charges.

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