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The Limited Closing All Stores Including Byron Center, Woodland Mall and Kalamazoo

The Limited is closing all stores nationwide.

The Tanger Outlet store in Byron Center is already closed. Both the Woodland Mall and the Kalamazoo locations will be open for the final time on Saturday, January 7.

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Nick Taylor via Facebook
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It’s Illegal to Leave Your Car Running in Your Driveway in Some Michigan Towns

It's that time of year again - the time when Michigan starts to more closely resemble Hoth from Star Wars and we all do everything we can do avoid the cold...

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Has Grand Rapids Become Michigan’s Economic Engine?

A new article in Crain's Business Detroit shows that while Detroit and the East Side of the state continue to stumble out of an economic recession, the west side, paced by Grand Rapids, is rolling along.

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
Matt Milhouse, TSM
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The Five Stages of Michigan Winter Grief

Winter has arrived in Michigan and with it comes moods swings that are just as varied as the temperature and the weather.

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Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Police Department
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Suspect in Murder Near GRCC Parking Garage Ordered to Stand Trial

Marcus Bivens was bound over to circuit court Thursday morning on an open murder charge. Jeanne Huntoon was stabbed and beaten to death in the early morning hours of April 30, 2016. Bivens' bond was also denied.

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Global CO2 Levels Reach Unprecedented Monthly Highs
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Planned Power Outage for More Than 2K in Kent County Early Saturday

Around 2,400 Consumers Energy customers will be without power early Saturday while crews make repairs, Wood TV8 reports.

The planned outage will start around 2:30a.m.

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Three Brands of Canned Cat Food Recalled

A limited voluntary recall has been issued for some popular cat food brands.

The FDA says the recall includes certain cans of 9Lives, EverPet, and Special Kitty because of low thiamine (Vitamin B1), which is crucial for cats...

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Kmart To Buy Sears In $11 Billion Deal
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High-Fashion Department Store Will Replace Sears in Woodland Mall

On Wednesday, it was announced that 26 Sears stores will be closing, including the one at Woodland Mall in Kentwood.

The Sears at Woodland has been there since 1968 but once it closes it will be replaced with Von Maur, a high-end department store, based out of Iowa...

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Lowell Showboat Closed To The Public – Not Safe For People To Board

The Lowell Showboat in downtown Lowell is now closed to the public.  The showboat, also known as the Robert E. Lee, has been around for about four decades...

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Grand Rapids Homeless Shelter Expanding Warming Center’s Hours

It's cold! Winter is hitting us pretty hard, right now, so, time to crank up the heat. Which is something I was thinking about just yesterday. How blessed we are to have a warm, comfortable place to go in weather like this. But what bothers me is that not all of us are as blessed. Without a warm home to go, what do you do?

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Founders Wants to Put a Giant Flag on Top of its Building

Founders Brewing Company is requesting to put an American flag on top of its building to attract customers but it exceeds the city's zoning laws.

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Kandi Marie Keene (left),  Montcalm County Dispatch
Kandi Marie Keene (left), Montcalm County Dispatch
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UPDATE: Missing 14-Year-Old Greenville Girl Found Safe

UPDATE: Police report 14-year-old Kandi Marie Keene of Greenville has been found safe. 

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