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No Christmas Tree Near Grand Rapids’ Rosa Parks Circle This Year

Downtown Grand Rapids won't be as much in the Christmas spirit this year as it has in the past due to budget issues.

The Grand Rapids Art Museum usually puts up a brightly lit tree between itself and Rosa Parks Circle...

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Michigan State Police Looking to Recruit Women

The Michigan State Police is recruiting for its next class, and they're looking to get the message out to women.

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Battle Creek Police and Child Protective Services Looking for 5-Year-Old Girl

Battle Creek Police and Child Protective Services are asking for the public's assistance in finding 5-year-old Haley Elswick.

Police say that she is with her mother, Cassandra Elswick, in the Battle Creek area.

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Does Your Child Have Food Allergies? Look for Teal Pumpkins in West Michigan This Halloween

According to Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), right around one in every 13 children have a food allergy, which can make Halloween a much scarier holiday for kids who just want to trick-or-treat with their friends.

FARE is trying to start a new tradition this Halloween to ease the minds of both parents and kids. To indicate which homes are safe for trick-or-treaters with food allergies, FARE has started what they're calling the "Teal Pumpkin Project".

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NFL Admits That Huge Call Was Blown at the End of the Lions – Seahawks Game

The outcome of Monday night's game between the Detroit Lions and the Seattle Seahawks wasn't preferable for any of us who consider ourselves members of the #OnePride, and it turns out that it could and should have ended differently.

The NFL has admitted that officials completely blew a call at the end of the game that would have led to the Lions getting the ball back and the half-yard line, putting them in position to score and pull ahead of the Seahawks to win the game. 

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Time Set for Michigan vs. Michigan State Football Game

It's been announced that the University of Michigan vs. Michigan State University football game will be taking place starting at  3:30 p.m. October 17 at The Big House in Ann Arbor.

The game will be carried on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. That decision will be announced next week, and most likely depends on the outcome of the Michigan vs.Northwestern game this weekend. If the Wolverines pull out a win, the game likely will likely be carried on a bigger network since it will involve two teams that are ranked in the top 15.

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Lone Winner of $310.5 Million Lotto Comes Forward

Imagine how your life would change if you were $310.5 million richer! That dream is a reality for one Powerball player in Michigan.

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More Credit Card Skimmers Found, This Time In Kentwood [Video]

The term "credit card skimmer" has been tossed around a lot last summer as these skimmers have been found at various gas stations across Michigan, including West Michigan. Inspectors have found yet another in Kentwood.

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More Shots Fired On Michigan Highways [Video]

Another shooting this week on a Michigan highway has police encouraging the public to stay vigilant.

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Powerball Ticket Worth $310 Million Sold In Michigan

If you bought a Powerball ticket Wednesday night, check your numbers!

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Meet Sandy! – Christine’s Pet of the Week

Sandy is the perfect dog for you if you're looking for an animal to bring lots of joy into your life.

The Humane Society of West Michigan brought in Sandy, a 1-year-old Pitbull-Mix, and she's looking for her forever home...

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Your Guide to Haunted Houses in West Michigan

Fall is here and that means that Halloween is right around the corner! In preparation, we've put together a list of haunted houses across West Michigan!

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