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Grandville Softball at Little League World Series

A Grandville softball team is one of the best in the world. The team is one of only ten left that are competing in the Little League World Series in Portland, Oregon.

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WSPA Perform Mass Dog Vaccinations As Part Of 2013 World Rabies Day
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Rabies Confirmed in Kent County as the Disease Peaks in Michigan

Rabies is peaking in Michigan. The viral disease has been found in West Michigan including the counties of Kent, Kalamazoo and Newaygo.

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What Is Michigan’s Stupidest Landmark? [Video]

In Indiana it’s the World’s Biggest Crapper! In Missouri it’s the Fudge Factory in Uranus! And Kentucky has Big Bone Lick State Park! But what is Michigan's Stupidest Landmark?

Well, according to Mandatory.com, it's a place I've never heard of before, but now I really want to go there.

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Grand Rapids Ghost Tours Are Up And Running [Video]

Grand Rapids has a rich history, and much of it is still here roaming around aimlessly, if you believe local ghost hunters.

Rumors and legends about ghosts haunting such local landmarks as the Amway Grand, the Heritage Hill houses and the infamous Hell's Bridge have persisted through the years, and are all now a part of a GR Ghost Tour that sets off twice a month from Veteran's Memorial Park, 101 S. Fulton Street.

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Kalamazoo Police Search for Missing Teen Who Jumped From a Vehicle After Surviving Suicide Attempt

Kalamazoo Police are asking for help finding a missing teenager who may be suicidal.

Fox 17 reports that 16 year-old Michael Thorton jumped from a moving vehicle Tuesday night near the intersection of West Main Street and N Drake road in Kalamazoo. 

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Here’s One Way To Sell Houses In Grand Rapids [Video]

You may have seen this sign while driving  on 44th Street near Clyde Park SW. It offers to sell your home if you're moving to Canada following the election of either Trump or Clinton.

The guy who put it up says it's all just a reminder to chill out a bit.

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Top Five Things You Could Do With An Abandoned Lighthouse For Sale In Lake Michigan

The North Manitou Shoal Lighthouse is for sale. For a mere 10gs, you can bid on the property and own your own damn lighthouse.

Here's five things you could do with it if you buy it.

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As Long Lines In Airports Rise, TSA Struggles To Cut Waiting Times
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Delta Computer Problems Resolved and are Resuming Flights Slowly

The Washington Post is reporting Delta is back in the air. They have lifted the ground stop and the computer system is back up and running. Although delays and cancellations are still expected.

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Elderly Woman Drowns in Lake Michigan

A 93-year-old woman drowned in Lake Michigan Friday, in an area between South Haven and Saugatuck.

WZZM-13 reports that the victim Elizabeth Bennet lived nearby in Ganges Township and was known to swim in Lake Michigan regularly, on an almost daily basis. 

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Dozens of Puppies Rescued, Up for Adoption Soon in West Michigan [Video]

Dozens up puppies will soon be up for adoption at Lake Haven Animal Rescue in Newaygo County.

The 33 pups recently arrived at Lake Haven, transferred from a shelter in Alabama that closed from lack of funds, Fox 17 reports. 

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Coopersville’s Grassfields Cheese Recalls 20,000 Pounds of Cheese Due to E. Coli Concerns

Grassfields Cheese, located in Coopersville, is issuing a national recall of organic cheeses due to E. Coli concerns, Fox 17 reports. 

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Muskegon Police Search for Shooting Suspect, Neighbors Told to Shelter in Place [Video]

There is a large police presence in a Muskegon neighborhood on Sunday as police search for a shooting suspect.

Wood TV 8 reports that neighbors are asked to shelter in place, and the public should avoid the 800 and 900 blocks of West Southern Avenue. 

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