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Former Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle Allegedly Paid for Sex With Teen

According to FBI subpoenas viewed by Business Insider, former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle allegedly paid a 16-year-old girl $100 for sex.

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Live Music Comes to Downtown Rockford Tuesday Nights

Looking for a way to enjoy great local music outdoors this month? Look no further than downtown Rockford!

The United Bank Rogue River Blues Series takes place every Tuesday night at Garden Club Park, and this week (Tuesday, August 4) will feature Grand Rapids' own The Crane Wives

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High Winds Leave Thousands Without Power in West Michigan

Sunday night's severe weather and high winds left nearly 200,000 without power across Michigan, including over 20,000 in West Michigan.

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A Town With No Cell Phones [Video]

Imagine no cell phones, no WiFi, and limited use of things such as a microwave. That's the case for the small town of Green Bank, West Virginia.

The town falls in a 13,000 mile radio quiet zone surrounding the Green Bank's National Radio Astronomy Observatory, which has the largest steerable telescope in the world. The town still has coin operated payphones, and some houses don't even have electricity.

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Most Uncomfortable Words For Women [Video]

We all have that one word (or sometimes multiple words) that we can't stand to hear. Because of this the company Knixwear and the University of Pennsylvania recently did a study of the most uncomfortable words for women.

In attempts to develop more comfortable underwear, Knixwear, and linguistics expert from the University of Pennsylvania found many women cringed at hearing words describing underwear.

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Baby Owl Interrogated [Video]

A sheriff in Colorado had a very unexpected day when he had to try and move a baby owl out of the middle of the road. Seems like an easy enough task right? Well, that's what the sheriff thought until he realized that the owl had different ideas.

The little Northern Saw-Whet Owl was caught standing in the middle of a road near a campground in Boulder, Colorado.  The deputy gets out of his car and tries moving it to safety and that's where things get entertaining.

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High Wind Causes Power Outage Across West Michigan, Storms Expected Tonight

Sunday afternoon and evening brought high winds into much of West Michigan causing power outages across the area.

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Man With No Intention of Growing Up Builds Awesome Slinky Elevator

Unleash your inner child with this most excellent invention.

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15 ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Facts to Whip You Into Shape

For all the controversy and hubbub surrounding Fifty Shades of Grey, did you know that movies sex scenes only add up to 14 minutes of the film’s two hour and five minute runtime? That’s just 11% of what everyone went to see in the first place. This is just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which takes the pain train to Fifty Shades of Grey!

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Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids Opening Morning [Photos]

Thousands are heading to the new Tanger Outlets mall in Byron Township which opened today at 10AM.

See the crowds at this morning's opening!

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My First Grandwich Sandwich

On Monday, the top 10 finalists were revealed for Grandwich 2015. Yesterday, I had the opportunity to try my first one and OMG it was AMAZING!!! I mentioned that I wanted to try the Pulled Bacon Dutch Crunch from Bull's Head Tavern and that's exactly what I did when I got off work yesterday!

I walked over and I swear I was salivating on my way there. I sat at the bar ordered a Summer Shandy and patiently waited for my sa

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Meet Almond – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

YAY! My first kitty! Brooke, from the Humane Society of West Michigan, brought in Almond, a 2 month old, domestic short-haired kitten. He is a lovable, precious and curious kitten waiting to go home to some

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