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Meet Gracelyn and Tommy & Jerry – Christine’s PETS of the Week!

This week is a special week because we not only have one pet but THREE from the Humane Society of West Michigan.

First off, we have Gracelyn, a 2-year-old Boxer/Pit Bull Terrier Mix who has been at the humane society since October of last year...

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Courtesy of Chris Boden via Facebook
Courtesy of Chris Boden via Facebook
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Kids Who Let Dog Out Into Rush Hour Traffic Come Forward, Will Do Community Service

Last week we reported that two individuals had stopped by The Geek Group on Leonard St. and let their dog, Mackie, out into rush hour traffic...

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Chemicals Added To Illinois River To Control Asian Carp Population
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Michigan DNR: Stop Tossing Your Pet Fish In The Great Lakes! Thank You

Apparently a lot of people think it's okay to dump their pet fish into the Great Lakes, which is not good for the fish who are already in there, so knock it off!

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CoachJim4UM, Twitter
CoachJim4UM, Twitter
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Jim Harbaugh Delivers Baby Calf

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh has found another new way to make headlines. This time he's done it by delivering a baby calf.

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Macro of honey bee eating nectar on yellow flower
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Steve’s Stories – The Honey Bee [Audio]

Today's Steve's Stories featured the North American Honey Bee.  If you haven't had a chance to learn about these amazing creatures, we can guarantee that you will be intrigued with how essential these critters are to the modern world...

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Dwarf epauletted fruit bat (Micropteropus pussilus) flying at night.
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2017’s First Case of Rabies in Michigan is Confirmed

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed the first case of rabies found in Michigan in 2017.

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Christine George/TSM
Christine George/TSM
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Meet Lu – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

Lu is one of five kittens part of a litter that are ALMOST up for adoption at the Humane Society of West Michigan.

I say almost because Lu and her siblings are currently 6 weeks old and by 8 weeks they should be ready to go home...

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Christine George/TSM
Christine George/TSM
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Meet Max – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

If you've been having puppy fever cure it with Max, this week's 'Pet of the Week!'

Max is a 2-month-old Cur Mountain Dog/retriever mix who is SO adorable and after being in foster care for the first month of his life, he's now ready for his forever home...

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City of Grand Rapids, Facebook
City of Grand Rapids, Facebook
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City of Grand Rapids Employees Rescue Ducklings [Photos]

On Tuesday morning the City of Grand Rapids received a call to 3-1-1 from a resident who discovered ducklings that had fallen through a grate.

City employees responded quickly and rescued the ducklings.

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Google Street View
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Google Street View Reveals A Strange ‘Cat Car’ in Grand Rapids, Is It Yours?

Have you ever seen a bright orange PT Cruiser with cat like appendages driving around Grand Rapids? You have now.

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PolarisHockey90/YouTube
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Watch As This Muskegon Goose Gets Cooked And Knocks Out Power To 4500 People [Video]

The power went out to over 4500 people Sunday in Muskegon. Officials determined it was the result of a bird flying into a transformer.

And thanks to this alert driver, we get to see the exact moment it happened.

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Courtesy of Little Traverse Bay Humane Society
Courtesy of Little Traverse Bay Humane Society
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UPDATE: Detroit Pistons Coach is the One who Adopted Eastwood the Dog!!

This story just keeps getting better!

Earlier this week, hearts across Michigan (and the U.S.) were broken when they learned that Eastwood, a special needs dog, was the only one left at a shelter in Harbor Springs after the 'Empty the Shelter' event from the weekend...

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