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New York City Gets Break From Snow And Severe Cold Snap
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Warmer Weather Headed To Michigan May Curtail Winter Activities

When you grow up in Michigan, you learn to accept winter. That means doing stuff like snowmobiling, ice fishing and cross country skiing.

But when the temperatures shoot up to 50 degrees in January, it's kind of hard to do stuff like that. Could winter just be winter again?

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A Bunch of Your Personal Information Could Be Listed on This Public Genealogy Site, But You Can Remove It

A website that claims that it's just here to help you figure out your ancestry is causing some concerns after many people have found that it makes your personal information pretty easy to find.

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Megabus.com No Longer Providing Cheap Travel Through Grand Rapids

Cheap bus service to both Detroit and Chicago ended on Monday as Megabus.com changed it's routes, closing the route to and from Grand Rapids

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Microsoft Hosts Windows Hardware Engineering Conference
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Caledonia Company Adding 26 High-Tech Jobs

NVINT, a Caledonia-based company, is set to invest $364,000 and add at least 26 computer engineering and computer programming jobs.  

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The S-Curve’s Anti-Icing System To Be Retired After Winter Has Ended

Did you know that the S-Curve on US-131 has an anti-icing system built into the bridge?  I didn't, so it was a double shock for me when the Michigan Department of Transportation announced that this winter will be the last time that it will run...

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Should We Get Rid of Daylight Saving Time in Michigan?

This is not the first time this topic has been tossed around or considered. After a failed attempt in trying to end Daylight Saving Time, in 2015, a different Michigan lawmaker is now proposing the same thing...

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10 Things Worse Than Winters in Michigan

Recently, Michigan was ranked the #2 state for the worst winters in the U.S.

This should come to no surprise, if you're from Michigan you know how brutal (and weird) our winters can be...

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‘Race and the American Dream’ Discussion Part of GVSU’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week

Two nationally recognized journalists will discuss race in the United States at an event hosted by Grand Valley State University's Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies on January 17.

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Meet Oliver – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

 

Oliver is a 3-month-old lab/boxer mix puppy who is so energetic and playful but you won't be able to resist his cuteness. You can adopt Oliver now at the Humane Society of West Michigan. Pup...

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The Royal Botanic Gardens At Kew Celebrate Their 250th Anniversary
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If You’re Looking For The Best Place To Raise A Family In The Grand Rapids Area, Look To The East

The web site WalletHub has compiled a list of the best cities in Michigan to raise a family, and two Grand Rapids are communities made the top ten, both suburbs on the East Side.

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The West Michigan Whitecaps Are Hiring A New Mascot!

Are you fun? Do you like entertaining crowds of people, all while wearing an awesome costume? Do you love communicating with hand gestures? Well then, this job is for you.

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Luther King Marches
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National Speakers Part of GVSU’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week

Two nationally known speakers will highlight Grand Valley State University's events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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