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ESPN College Gameday Bus Kalamazoo
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ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ Arrives in Style to WMU Campus in Kalamazoo [VIDEOS]

Check out the ride!

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Wisconsin v Michigan State
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Every College Football Team in Michigan is Bowl Eligible in 2016 Except Michigan State

Coming off a Big 10 Championship and a Top 3 ranking in 2015, could anyone have foreseen that Michigan State would be the only Michigan school not bowl eligible in 2016?

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C&C TV – The Lions’ Fight Song [Video]

Did you know that the Detroit Lions have a fight song? Connie and Curtis didn't but Steve did! They play it after every Lions touchdown if you go see them play here in Detroit...

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Chart Shows That Every Competitive 2016 College Football Team Lost to A School That Lost to Western Michigan

Have you felt that Western Michigan University has been underrated while enjoying their undefeated 2016 season? This chart just might prove you're right.

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Families And Volunteers Greet U.S. Troops At Dallas Fort Worth Airport
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West Michigan Troops Will Get Warm Welcome at Ford Airport Over Thanksgiving

We owe all of our troops a huge thank you for all they do. West Michigan is known for it's love and compassion, that will go without saying. And this Thanksgiving holiday, a big welcome home and other festivities are on tap for the returning men and women in the military, at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport.

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Kent County Sheriff's Department
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18-Year-Old Facing ‘Road Rage’ Murder Charge is Out of Jail

Christian Hillman, 18, posted bond and was released from the Kent County jail on November 16. The Prosecutor's Office upgraded an assault charge against Hillman to second-degree murder earlier this week following McFarlan's death.

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GRPD Investigate Early Morning Shooting

Grand Rapids Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning near the intersection of College Avenue and Griggs Street SE.

Fox 17 reports that GRPD were called to a hospital around 9 a.m. after a 23-year-old man arrived with a gunshot wound.

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Bottoms Up Snacks and Spirits Sends Message to Kalamazoo Prior to ESPN College Gameday

ESPN's College Gameday pregame show makes it first appearance in Kalamazoo prior to the Western Michigan University game on Saturday (November 19).  Bottoms Up, near WMU's campus, had a special message for Kalamazoo.

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Watch This 1985 Fashion Show at The North Kent Mall and Be Left Speechless [Video]

You DO remember the North Kent Mall don't you?

This little gem of a video of the Uniquely You models from 1985 is a sheer time trip back to the awful fashions we considered so cool back then.

This fashion show has it all -- '80s fashions, mullets, vogueing (before it was cool), and the gosh darn NORTH KENT MALL!!!!!

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Humane Society of West Michigan
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Meet Pepper – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

Pepper is a cute 8-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix with a great personality and a sweet heart! Pepper would make a great addition to any type of family, but it's recommended that he lives with respectful children, if there are children in the household...

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New Sports Bar to Open in Grand Rapids

A new sports bar is expected to open this winter in Grand Rapids.

The Blue Moose Sports Pub will replace the now-shut-down Cascade Sports Bar & Grill on 28th Street, in the Cascade Center plaza.

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Annular Solar Eclipse Observed
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A Complete Solar Eclipse is Coming

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse is coming, and you'll want to make plans now to see it.

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