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Derek Jeter Comes Home To Kalamazoo [Photos]

Former New York Yankee shortstop and future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter returned to his old neighborhood in Kalamazoo and reflected upon his roots.

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Grand Rapids Police Department Recruiting via Facebook
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GRPD is Hiring and They’ll Pay For Training

Have you ever thought about being a Grand Rapids police officer?  GRPD is looking to hire new officers and experience is not a issue.

Grand Rapids Police Department is willing to send you to Grand Valley State University’s Police Academy for free as well as pay you during the 16 week class...

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GVSU Sets Record Enrollment With Over 25,000 Students

Grand Valley State University reports they have set new enrollment records including: total enrollment, first-year students, minority students and those living on campus.

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South Haven Pier Closed for Lighthouse Renovation

The iconic red lighthouse on South Haven's South Pier is getting a makeover.

Construction began Tuesday on the 114 year-old West Michigan landmark.

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Whitecaps Headed To Third and Deciding Game In Midwest League Playoffs [Video]

A pair of late home runs spelled doom to the defending Midwest League champion West Michigan Whitecaps, as they dropped a 6-2 decision to the South Bend Cubs, forcing a deciding game in the best of 3 series.

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Police Seek Ford Explorer Involved In Hit-And-Run On Fuller

A bicyclist is recovering today after being hit by what Michigan State Police believe to be a Ford Explorer late Thursday night on Fuller Street at the I-196 interchange.

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Moosejaw via YouTube
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A Mountain of a Business is Coming to Grand Rapids

Moosejaw Mountaineering, a company rooted in Madison Heights (Detroit area), is setting up a 'popup' shop in Beer City. Not familiar with the company? Let me help you out.

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Breton Village Mall Is “De-Malling”, Don’t Worry, It’s Painless.

Breton village Mall in Grand Rapids is going through a “process” of “de-malling”.  Yes, it sounds kind of like what Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin did when they, "de-coupled” but this is a more pleasant process and signals a new chapter for the mall...

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Grand Rapids Ranks 3rd for Safest College Towns In America

Here’s something else we can be proud of, Grand Rapids ranks within the top 5 of “Safest College Towns in America”, according to SafeWise, an online publication for home safety and security news...

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State of Michigan Suing M22 Clothing Company Over Trademark [Video]

The popular Michigan retail company, M22, is being sued by the state over trademark issues.

9 & 10 News reports that this isn't the first time the company has been hit with a lawsuit. In...

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Police Say Kalamazoo Teen Deaths Were Shooting Accident and Suicide [VIDEO]

Kalamazoo Public Safety investigators are saying last night's shootings resulting in the death of two teens were likely a shooting accident and a suicide.

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Victims in Monday Night Shooting in Kalamazoo Identified

Kalamazoo Public Safety have identified the two victims from last night's shootings as 17 year-old Marsavious Frazier and 17-year-old Daquarion Hunter. 

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