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Some Michigan Residents Do NOT Like Fireworks

It's fireworks season in Michigan, and a lot of people aren't happy about it. Under the current Michigan law, fireworks are allowed on holidays such as the Fourth of July and the day before and after...

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The City Of Grand Rapids Is Looking For New Police Recruits

Have you ever considered a career in law enforcement?  If you have, or if you know someone who would be perfect for the job, now is the time to apply...

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U.P. Waterfalls at High Volume After Record Rainfall [Video]

It was a very rainy June for most of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Some areas set record highs and those big totals are paying off for fans of the Upper Peninsula's many waterfalls.

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Grand Rapids is #1 in U.S. for Job Growth

The economy of Grand Rapids, and its metro areas, keeps getting better!

A study done by Headlight Data, a website that collects data on economics and the workforce, found that Grand Rapids had the highest rate of job growth in 2016 compared to any other state in the country...

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It’s A Bad Year For Ticks In Michigan, Here’s What You Need To Know

This summer could be the worse tick season in years for Michigan. In three trips up north to hike, I've pulled over six ticks off me, and that's AFTER using a spray containing DEET.

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A 300-Person Fight Broke Out at Grand Haven State Park on Monday

A fight got so big and out of control at Grand Haven State Park, this past Monday, that officials had to close down the park.

WNEM says that the incident occurred around 7 p...

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Kent County Third In The State For Binge Drinking, Ottawa County Not Far Behind

We are 'Beer City', but maybe we need to back off a little. Kent County was third in the state when it comes to binge and heavy drinking.

Those of us that went to Central won't be too surprised at who's number one.

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Only One More Night Of Legal Fireworks To Enjoy Or Endure

It's the day after The 4th of July and that means you only have until midnight tonight, Wednesday, July 5th, to shoot off your fireworks...

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Michigan Man Surprised by Arrest After Saluting Officer with Beer While Driving

Conservation Officer Mark Siemen (don't make the joke...okay, you've already thought it...go ahead then) was parked in his patrol truck in Sanilac County, when a vehicle nearly hit him. The other driver proudly held up a beer can in salute and sped away. Big cojones.

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Michigan Bucks The Trend When It Comes To Our Choice Of Fourth of July Grill Meat

I'm all for freedom of choice, but I'm sorry, the rest of the nation is wrong and we are right when it comes to what meat we slap on the grill on our nation's birthday.

Now get off my lawn!

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Good or Bad Idea? Some Michigan High Schools Now Have Late Start [Poll]

It's been a topic of discussion for years - should high schoolers have a later start time? There's positives and negatives to both sides of the discussion but a school district in Michigan has now changed the game leaving it up to the student...

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American Pickers is Coming to Michigan This August

American Pickers is coming to Michigan this August, and they're looking for suggestions on where they can find large, rare collections, and things they've never seen before! If you have some interesting stuff, you could get on TV!

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