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New Snapchat Feature Makes Children in West MI Vulnerable to Predators

Are you aware of the new map feature in Snapchat?  If you’re a parent, you’ll want to be!

The new feature is called Snap Map and it became a thing last week...

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Only One West Michigan Lake Makes The Cut In ‘Best Inland Lake Vote’

Inland lakes make up over one percent of the total area of our state, which means many more miles of shoreline to add to those miles that we share with the Great Lakes. So it's kind of hard to choose when voting for 'Michigan's Best Inland Lake'. 

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Courtesy of WZZM
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Meijer Opening ‘First-of-its-Kind’ Market on G.R.’s West Side

A much needed grocery store for those that live on the west side of Grand Rapids, and/or in the downtown area, will be open next year.

WZZM says on Monday, Meijer broke ground on the new space where they will be building the hometown market, called Bridge Street Market...

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Saburba via Facebook
Saburba via Facebook
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Another Restaurant Closes – Ada Says Goodbye to Saburba

Another restaurant is closing its doors in West Michigan.

Saburba in Ada announced via their Facebook page on Wednesday that they are permanently closed.

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Has Your Child Been Bullied in a West Michigan School?

Let’s start off with the actual definition of bullying from stopbullying.gov:
Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance...

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The Ten Commandments of West Michigan Beach Etiquette

The Fourth of July extended weekend means people will be crowding to West Michigan's miles and miles of great beaches, but that doesn't mean you can do as you please. We live in a civil society. There are rules. Let's go over some of them.

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New Skyscraper Construction Starts In Downtown Grand Rapids

Downtown Grand Rapids is booming! The city is growing at a pace that we haven't seen in a long time and that fact is even more evident as of yesterday when Orion Construction broke ground on two new towers...

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It’s Time To Give Up On The Detroit Tigers

After a horrible road trip out west, the Detroit Tigers are back home for ten games. They opened up their home stand with a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals last night...

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Don’t Open That Email! Ransomware Attacks Are Making Rounds Through West Michigan

This is a warning our IT department sent out and well, it’s good for everyone to know!

According to the email, we received from Townsquare IT (that’s our parent company), there is a surge of WANNACRY ransomware attacks happening right now...

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Grand Rapids School Auctions Off Musical Instruments And Furniture

IF you’ve ever wanted a school desk, or maybe you need a good deal on a trumpet, then you’re in luck!

WZZM is reporting that tomorrow there’s an auction of the stuff at The Grand Rapids Ellington Academy of Arts and Technology...

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Michiganders Aren’t Very Patriotic Compared to the Rest of America

As we gear up to celebrate Independence Day and our country this coming week, ask yourself are you really celebrating America or are you just in it for the barbecues and fireworks...

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Kohl's Giveaway Club via Facebook
Kohl's Giveaway Club via Facebook
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HEADS UP: This Coupon Is A Scam And People in West MI Keep Falling For It!

STOP!  This is a scam.  I know, “but they used Kohl’s logo!”, but it’s still a scam.  Kohl’s is not giving away coupons worth $75 off and purchase of $80 or more...

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