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Musketawa Trail: Gold Spike Trail Tour III [Photos]

Last weekend, the Friends of the Musketawa Trail hosted the Gold Spike Trail Tour. The biennial event covered the entire Musketawa Trail, running from Marne to Muskegon, and connected with the Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail in Grand Rapids to the east.

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Michigan High School Student Claims He Was Banned From School For Flying a Confederate Flag

Travis Barrette, a student at Mason County Central High School in Scottville, Mich., says that while he has not been suspended or expelled, he has been banned from the campus of the school. Why? He claims it's because he was flying a Confederate flag on his truck.

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Teen Jogger Approached by Man Near Zeeland, Police Call it ‘Suspicious Situation’

Police are investigating what they call a "suspicious situation" involving a man approaching a teen in Zeeland, M-Live reports.

The 15-year Zeeland girl was out jogging on Tuesday afternoon when the incident occurred around 2:30p.m.

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Missing St. Joseph County Woman Found Dead, No Foul Play Suspected

UPDATE (5/31/16 9:50 p.m.): The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department has issued a release stating that they found Kelli Anne Guthrie dead near M-60 and Mahnke Road in Park Township Tuesday. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, but police do not suspect foul play was involved.

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$1 Million Mega Millions Ticket Was Purchased in West Michigan

If you purchased a Mega Millions ticket for Friday, May 27th's drawing at a store in Niles, you may have won $1 million.

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California Tightens Policy For Hybird Drivers Access To Carpool Lanes
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New Ride Share App To Debut In Grand Rapids

Tired of Uber surge charges that add to the cost of your ride? So is James Matthews. That's why he's debuting a new ride share app in Grand Rapids called SteadyFare. 

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Bodycam Footage Of GR Police Officer Arresting Suspected Bank Robber [Video]

Earlier this month, Sgt. Tom Warwick of the Grand Rapids Police was walking to the Kent County Courthouse when he walked right into a man walking out of a bank in a hurry. It turns out the guy allegedly had just robbed the bank with a pistol.

Here's the official Police bodycam footage of the arrest being made.

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Grand Rapids Police Department Warns Residents of Fundraising Scam

Police and the Boys and Girls club of Grand Rapids have received complaints of two men claiming to be students at Ottawa Hills High School, going door-to-door asking for donations for the Boys and Girls Club.

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WB I-96 Shut Down at 196 Due to a Serious Crash

Westbound I-96 is closed at the I-196 split due to a serious crash that occurred near the Leonard St. exit just before 2 p.m. on Friday.

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Top Five Michigan Summer Scenic Drives [Photos]

We love driving in Michigan for two reasons: we invented the automobile, and we have the most beautiful state to drive around in.

So here are my top five picks for the best summer drives in the state. 

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Michigan’s Most Misspelled Word Is…?

Google took the time to put together a list of the most commonly misspelled words in every state. And Michigan's word seems a little strange to us.

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Girl Creates Fund For Teen Who Escaped Muskegon County Abduction [Video]

As the Jeffrey Willis investigation in Muskegon County continues, it's good to hear about the positive things surrounding the case.

A fund has been set up to help the 16-year-girl who escaped Willis' alleged abduction attempt in April.

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