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FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For Open Internet

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to adopt net neutrality rules for an open internet.

The FCC's decision makes for regulating internet service providers like public utilities, prohibiting companies from charging for faster lanes on the internet.

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Scammers Spoofing West Michigan Business’ Phone Number

A new phone scam making the rounds in West Michigan is hurting more than just the people being called. A local business is also being tied to the scam.

"We've gotten several phone calls from people stating that we had just called their house," Shawn Howland, a manager at Lentz USA Automotive at 1227 Leonard Street NW in Grand Rapids, told WZZM-13.

The thing is that no one at the shop has been placing those calls.

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Lowell Gymnastics’ Lauren DeHaan Named High School Athlete of the Week

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2015 West Michigan Lenten Fish Fry Guide

It’s Lent. And that means it’s almost fish fry season!

There are dozens of fish fries around West Michigan during Lent. And we've compiled a full list for you. (If you notice one that we've missed, please comment below and we'll add it!)

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Voting’s Now Open for West Michigan Whitecaps’ Newest Menu Item

The West Michigan Whitecaps are preparing for their 2015 season. As part of that, they’re doing a lot of things and asking for the public’s input.

Currently, they are asking for the public to vote for which new food item they should add to their menu for the coming season. 

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Seven Foods You Should Be Eating for a Healthy Heart

February is American Heart Month -- a particularly good time to pay some special attention to your ticker.

Despite the fact that the death toll due to heart disease has fallen slightly and many of us are eating better and exercising more, according to the CDC, the number one cause of death for Americans is still heart disease. In other words, we have more to do.

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Meet Tyree – Wendy’s Pet of the Week

Wednesdays are the best! They mark the work-week being half over, AND it's the day that the Humane Society of West Michigan stops in with a new friend to be named as Wendy's Pet of the Week!

This week, Tyree, a three-and-a-half year-old black lab mix came to visit!

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Chickens Now Allowed In Grand Rapids

Good news for those wanting to farm their own eggs!

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Mini Meth Lab Explodes at Walker Motel

A blaze struck America's Best Value Inn and Suites early Tuesday in Walker, authorities said.

When firefighters arrived around 12:15 a.m., they found remnants of a blaze that had been put out with a fire extinguisher, WZZM-13 reported.

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Courtesy of Ritz Koney Bar and Grille
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Ritz Koney’s Closure Date Pushed Back to Mid-March

A popular bar in downtown Grand Rapids is getting ready to close, but that closure will be happening later than expected.

Originally, it was thought that Ritz Koney would be closing Monday, but an announcement on their Facebook page says that that date has been moved back. 

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Grand Rapids Drive Shows Off Oscar Winner J.K. Simmons [Photo]

Detroit native J.K. Simmons won his first Oscar on Sunday night and the Grand Rapids Drive didn't shy away from showing everyone that he's a fan!

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Five Exercises to Improve Your Heart Health

Experts will tell you that being active and getting 30 minutes of moderate exercise five times a week will improve your health. Active people tend to be fitter and generally enjoy better health.

But if you're concerned about your risk of heart disease due to past issues or a family history, there are ways that exercise can help reduce that risk.

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