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Former West Michigander To Be Honored With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce just announced who they are adding this year to the Hollywood Walk of Fame for 2018 and one of the names is a former West Michigan local...

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Saturday July 8 Is D-Day If You Drive M-6

The delayed closure of The Paul Henry Freeway (M-6) for long needed repairs to the concrete surface has a new D-Day. Next Saturday, July 8 will see the eastbound lanes closed for repair until August 30.

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Here’s What Ten Inches Of Rain In 12 Hours Did To Central Michigan [Video]

A line of heavy showers skirted just north of us on Thursday, and that combined with the heavy rains Friday put most of Central Michigan underwater.

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It’s Time To Take A Day Trip to The Floating Water Park On Lake Michigan!

This is pretty awesome!  Fox 17 is reporting the “inflatable water park” in Whiting Indiana on the shores of Lake Michigan, is finally open...

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Kids Can Get Free Lunches at the Grand Rapids Public Library This Summer!

To ensure no kid goes hungry, the Grand Rapids Public Library will be offering free lunches this summer to kids 18 and under.

According to their Facebook post, lunches will be available on Tuesday's from 11:30 a...

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Oscar Mayer Weinermobile Visiting West Michigan

I was driving down US-131 this morning and saw the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile! It is back in the area for the next couple of days.

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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One of Grand Rapids’ Most Popular Food Trucks Destroyed By Fire

Bad news for fans of the Daddy Pete's BBQ food truck at events around West Michigan. Sadly, the food truck, which is relatively new for the business, caught fire and was completely destroyed Wednesday...

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Adorable Two Year Old Girl Complains About Going Through Security On Her Flight To Michigan [Video]

Meet Mila, a two year old girl, who didn't enjoy being subjected to a security search on her way from Phoenix to Michigan. 

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Uber Drivers in West Michigan Could Soon Be Accepting Tips

Have you heard about this yet?  Uber has decided that they will start allowing tips, as part of the company’s "180 days of Change".

Recently the company has gotten a lot of bad press because of the culture of the company, of which recently saw the departure of CEO Travis Kalanick, who’s taking an extended amount of time away from Uber, the company he founded...

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GRPD Reminding People to Lock Your Car Doors this Summer!

Of course, you should always remember to lock your car door but now that it's summer and more people are spending time outside, it also means an increase of car break-in's...

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Keep Geese Out of Your Yard With Grape Concentrate, Plus Four More Tricks

Geese and especially goslings can be fun to admire if they visit your home, but sometimes they overstay their welcome. They can leave a big mess too.

Here are some simple ways to encourage geese to find a new place to enjoy if they are spending too much time on your property.

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Dutch Girl Brewery Is Auctioning Off Their Stuff, And Some Of It Is Quite Interesting

It's always sad to see a local brewery go belly up, so when Spring Lake's Dutch Girl Brewery went under in March, many mourned the loss.

But, if you wind up getting a great price on a plastic torso, it's all good, right?

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