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West Michigan Brides are Freaking Out After Bridal Store Shuts Down Unexpectedly

The wedding dress is one of the most, if not the most, important part of a bride's big day and many soon-to-be brides in West Michigan are worried they won't have a dress in time...

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Michigan Drug Deaths Increased By 18% From 2015 To 2016

Sad news for Michigan residents after the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) released drug death totals for 2016.

From 2015 to 2016, drug related deaths increased by 18% with most being related to opioids...

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Thousands Of Trees Felled To Halt Spread Of Sudden Oak Death
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Map Shows Confirmed Oak Wilt Disease Sites in Kent, Ottawa and Muskegon Counties

Oak wilt disease is a serious problem for oak trees in Michigan. The disease can spread rapidly and kill trees within just a few weeks.

A new map gives a closer look at exactly where oak wilt disease has been found in West Michigan, specifically in Kent, Ottawa and Muskegon counties.

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How to Make a Michigander Mad (Spoiler: You Don’t Want To)

Michiganders for the most part are nice and welcoming people. We have a Midwestern hospitality but we also can get feisty if you piss us off...

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Ionia Couple Loses $500 in iTunes Gift Cards in IRS Text Scam [VIDEO]

The IRS has warned about these scams for years-- someone calls, demanding money, threatening jail time if you don't pay up. Well, these scammers are using text messaging too.

Fox 17 reports that an Ionia couple lost $500 to such a scam.

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West Michigan’s Favorite Mom & Pop Pizza Shop Is…

The votes are in, West Michigan, and now we know once and for all which mom and pop pizza shop is your favorite.

After tabulating the over 9,000 votes that came in, we now have our winner...

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This New Song About Grand Rapids is Going to Be Stuck in Your Head For the Rest of the Day

This latest song about Beer City is so darn catchy that it WILL get stuck in your head for the rest of the day. Trust me, the chorus has been running through my head for the past hour and I've only listened to the song twice.

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Join The Humane Society Of West Michigan At The Kitten Cabana Adoption Event

The Humane Society of West Michigan is teaming up with the JW Marriott to bring you the cutest adoption event of the summer!

It's The Kitten Cabana Adoption Event and it's this Friday on the JDeck at the JW Marriott from 5:30pm - 7:00pm...

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Kid Rock Might Be Running For US Senate

Is Kid Rock seriously going to run for US Senate in 2018?  That's the question that's been flying around the internet since yesterday.  The Michigan native rocker seems to be considering a run for office after a few tweets from his official twitter...

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Free Community Event Scheduled To Celebrate the Commissioning of the USS Gerald R. Ford on July 22

On Saturday, July 22, the nation will celebrate the commissioning of its newest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford. The public is invited to join in the celebration of the historic commissioning during a free community event at the Gerald R...

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You Have ONE More Day to Get Your BOGO Tickets to Cedar Point

It's Christmas in July according to Cedar Point because they have extended their BOGO deal for one more day!

The amusement park posted the good news on their Twitter page

When you buy one ticket, worth $67, you get another ticket for FREE...

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Owner of Three Grand Rapids Bars Sentenced to Prison Time for Tax Fraud

Michael Farah, owner three different bars in Grand Rapids, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for tax fraud.

WOOD-TV8 reports that 70-year-old Michael Farah, and his son Brian will both be spending time in federal prison for hiding sales from their three bars - Farah's, Drake's, and Kuzzin's - by deleting sales records...

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