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Spike TV’s ‘Bar Rescue’ to Feature Four Michigan Bars on Upcoming Episodes [Video]

You can watch four failing Michigan bars get rescued (or not, as is sometimes the case) on upcoming episodes of Spike TV's reality show Bar Rescue.

This Sunday food and beverage industry consultant Jon Taffer and his team of experts will aim to save Hooch Bar and Grill in Dearborn Heights, Detroit News reports. 

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Southwest Michigan’s St. Joseph River Flows Backwards in the Storm [Video]

Check out this cool video from a guy named Glenn Peters on Facebook, of southwest Michigan as the St. Joseph River flows backwards with the storm! There's expected to be a lot of rain and wind throughout the rest of today, and into Friday, so be safe out there on the roads, and make sure you slow down.

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Thousands in West Michigan Without Power, More Likely to Come

Power outages have already started to trickle in to Consumers Energy's real-time outage map. More than 6,000 residents of West Michigan are without power, and with the winds picking up throughout the day today, Consumer's expects that number to grow. 

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"Frankenstorm" Generates Large Waves On Lake Michigan
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Watch the Waves in Grand Haven Without Driving to Grand Haven

A major storm this week is expected to bring 20-foot waves to Lake Michigan.

Those waves will bring thousands to the shoreline of Lake Michigan, but you can stay warm and watch the action from wherever you'd like to.

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Pearl Street Construction Video Shows Drivers ‘Who Can’t Read Good’

Apparently reading street signs is really hard for some Grand Rapids' drivers.

Fox 17 shared a video of the Pearl Street Bridge construction that went down in July 2015, and it's a complete cluster.

It starts off with the “Road Closed to Thru Traffic” sign and then shows tons of drivers blowing right by it... even when there is a gaping hole in the middle of the road directly ahead.

Do you see your car anywhere in the vid?

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Strong Winds and Large Waves Wednesday – Friday

Downed trees and wind gusts of up to 60 mph are expected as a major storm hits West Michigan this week.

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Midwest United FC Reacts to US Soccer’s Ban on Headers

US Soccer has announced new rules which ban headers for players 10 and under. Headers for players 11 to 13 will be limited. The changes come after a lawsuit dealing with concussions.

Local soccer club Midwest United FC shares their reaction to the changes.

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West Michigan Veterans Day Deals 2015

Wednesday is Veterans Day, and to say thank you to those who have served our country, many places in West Michigan are offering deals and freebies!

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West Michigan Man Missing Since 2006 Found in Submerged Car

A Wyoming man who has been considered missing for nearly a decade was discovered inside a submerged car in a Kent County pond, WZZM-13 reports.

The car was pulled out of the water sometime Tuesday morning near the Byron Center Manor on 84th St. The victim inside of the car was a man with a 1939 date of birth, but police have not revealed his identity.

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You Know You Grew Up in West Michigan When…

We've all seen the lists "you know you're a ______ when", "you know you're a ________ fan when", etc., but we've never seen one that is distinctly West Michigan.

So, we've set out to fix that. We polled our co-workers, friends, and family members to come up with the ultimate list of ways you know you grew up in West Michigan.

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Celebrating Christmas and the Holiday Season in Rockford [Sponsored]

Celebrate Christmas and the holiday season in Rockford.

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New Short Film Shows All the Things That Make Grand Rapids Great! [Video]

"What makes a city? What defines its greatness?" These questions open a new short film about Grand Rapids.

Is it a city's skyline? Is it the people who live in the city? Is it spirit of culture found in its hidden corners?

Grand Rapids: Moments In Between shows places and people all around Grand Rapids and shares all the cool things that make our city great!

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