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Best Beaches in Michigan

The website Thrillist compiled a list of the ranking 19 beaches in the state of Michigan. And of course West Michigan holds many spots on the lists, including the top four! The website took more than ju

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Fun for the Whole Family This Weekend at New Salem Old Iron Fun Day!

This Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. head on out to Dorr for the New Salem Old Iron (and everything else) Fun Day! (Formerly Weber Tractor Day.)

This free family fun-filled festival features vintage tractors and machinery, classic cars, and other relics of the past! Enjoy food, bluegrass music, tractor plowing, tractor pulling, and horse/mule plowing. Plus, show off your cool old stuff!

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Look at those puppy dog eyes!
Look at those puppy dog eyes!
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Meet Stinker – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

You can't help but not fall in love with this precious girl named Stinker. Just look at those puppy dog eyes! They make you melt!

Although she's got the puppy dog eyes, Stinker is a 6 1/2-year-old Pitbull and she's brindle! I love dogs with brindle coats! She's energetic, lovable and is in need of a loving family. I was told that

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Photo courtesy of Meijer
Photo courtesy of Meijer
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Fake Meijer Coupon Making its Rounds on Social Media

The supposed $100 back-to-school coupon for Meijer stores has been making the rounds on social media, and would be great, but it's a scam.

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How Many People in Grand Rapids Had Ashley Madison Accounts?

How many people from West Michigan have stepped out on their marriages via Ashley Madison? Well, now we know!

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Michigan State University has the Most .EDU Email Addresses Registered on Ashley Madison

Inside Higher Ed had their IT team download the report and scour through the find the schools with the most Ashley Madison accounts. and Michigan State came out on top.

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Michigan Legislators Look to Repeal Laws About Swearing & More

There are quite a few redundant, outdated, and antiquated laws on the books that police departments don't enforce that lawmakers want to get rid of them entirely. Get your f-bombs ready.

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Former Lions’ QB Erik Kramer Survives Gun Shot in Suicide Attempt

According to law enforcement sources and his former wife, former Lions' quarterback Erik Kramer shot himself on Tuesday night in an attempt to take his own life. 

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Charcoal & Miss Scarlett (2 months old)
Charcoal & Miss Scarlett (2 months old)
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Meet Charcoal & Miss Scarlett – Christine’s Pet(s) of the Week!

Two kittens for this week! Tammy from the Humane Society of West Michigan was kind enough to grace me with two kitties which I was super happy about because they are sooo cute! Their little faces and meows melted everyone's hearts.

These two precious babies are onl

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Wrong Way Driver on 131 Caught on Camera [Video]

A scary situation unfolded Monday night on US-131 near Martin.

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A Dog for Jaxon

A local West Michigan family is looking for some help in raising money for a service dog for their son.

Jaxon who is 10 years old suffers from severe anxiety that has become quite debilitating for his life and has to be under constant supervision

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Retired West Michigan Priest Removed From Ministry Due to Sex Abuse Claim

A retired Catholic priest in the Grand Rapids Diocese has been permanently removed from the ministry after reports of sexual abuse.

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