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This Ultimate U of M Fan Bus is Up For Sale in West Michigan

Do you bleed maize and blue? Are your biggest heroes in life Bo and Lloyd? Well then, the perfect bus for you is for sale right here in West Michigan...

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flickr/4rilla via rivergandrapids.com
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The Detroit News Publishes A Love Letter To Grand Rapids Hockey Fans

The Red Wings are out of the NHL Playoffs for the first time in 25 years, but the Grand Rapids Griffins are still alive in the AHL Playoffs, and that means Detroit hockey fans looking for a little hockey love may be coming to GR.

And to that we say, 'Welcome to the Party'.

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Grand Rapids Couple Will Be On ‘House Hunters’ this Thursday!

Grand Rapids continues to grow and attract people to the city, and that will be featured on this Thursday's episode of House Hunters on HGTV...

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A Bill Allowing Dogs On Restaurant Patios Is Closer To Becoming Law

Legislation that would allow dogs on patios of restaurants across the state just passed in the state Senate. It passed 36-2 in the Senate and will now be heading to the house for review and approval...

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Two Guys Are Safe After Their Truck Caught Fire Downtown Grand Rapids

Scary moment for two guys on Saturday night when the truck they were riding in caught fire.

WOODTV8 is reporting that around 7 pm on Saturday night the Ford F150 that Daniel Graham was downtown Grand Rapids, caught fire...

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A Few Less Construction Zones this Weekend

Will you be traveling this Memorial Day weekend? If so, you will not be alone! AAA predicts that 1.2 million people from Michigan will travel 50 miles or more away from home this weekend. That number would be a 2.5% increase from the 2016 Memorial Day holiday and would be the 5th straight year of growth for Memorial Day travel.

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) plans to remove lane restrictions on almost 70% of their road and bridge construction projects across the state. The move is to help holiday travelers avoid traffic delays.

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Oscar Mayer Weinermobile Visiting West Michigan

The Oscar Mayer Weinermobile will be in West Michigan this weekend.

This 27 foot, hotdog on wheels is quite the vehicle to see in person. They will even let you stick your head inside to see the interior! You can catch the Weinermobile at various Meijer stores.

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Soldiers Of The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment Hosts Annual Flags-In Ceremony At Arlington Cemetery
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Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies in West Michigan

Memorial Day brings a chance to enjoy a long weekend with the unofficial start of summer in West Michigan, but it's important to remember why we have Memorial Day.

This weekend, West Michigan will remember those who died while serving our country.

View our list of Memorial Day parades and ceremonies in West Michigan.

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Kjetil Ree (CC)
Kjetil Ree (CC)
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US Census Bureau: GR Population Rises, Allendale Is Area’s Fastest Growing Community

Estimates released by the US Census Bureau shows the metropolitan Grand Rapids area is growing at a steady rate, while Allendale, to no one's surprise, is the area's fastest growing suburb.

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Do You Have an Old American Flag? Art Van Will Replace it For Free!

If you have an American flag at your home or business that's hanging with pride, but it's getting to be worn out a bit... this entire summer Art Van Furniture is offering to replace old flags with new ones for people...

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Michigan Receives “D+” On American Society of Civil Engineers’ Infrastructure Report Card

Each year, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) rates every state's and the nation's infrastructure, and this year they gave both Michigan and the United States a bad grade...

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Michigan ‘Doctor’ In Trouble After Performing Illegal Liposuction on Patients in His Pole Barn

Would you get surgery in a barn? What if it was super cheap and done by a certified doctor? Turns out a lot of people have been getting weird surgeries out of this barn. SO scary!

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