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Donald Trump Holds Weekend Meetings In Bedminster, NJ
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Michael Moore, Rick Snyder and More React as Trump Selects Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has named West Michigan's Betsy DeVos as his choice for Education Secretary.

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A Journey Through Hallowed Ground
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Mystery of Civil War Letters Mailed To Newaygo Solved

In April 2015 an envelope full of letters written from an infantryman serving in the 26th Michigan Regiment during the Civil War arrived at the Newaygo Post Office. The envelope they arrived in was post marked 'Grand Rapids' and had no return address.

Who mailed them, and why? 

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Meet Lucy Lu – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

Lucy Lu is a precious 1-year-old pointer/terrier mix who came to the Humane Society of West Michigan through a shelter transfer from Tennessee...

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"Mega Millions" Lottery Jackpot Tops $220 Million
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Almost $900M From the Michigan Lottery Will Be Sent to School Funds

All those scratch-offs you bought or money you spent on trying to hit that giant Powerball jackpot is going to be put to good use.

The Michigan Lottery will be contributing $889 million towards the School Aid Fund in 2016; the highest number ever contributed...

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Thanksgiving: Recovering Addict Finds New Life On GVSU Football Team

Alton Voss was a star athlete in high school, who had thrown away his opportunity to play college football due to a crippling drug addiction.

But then came an arrest in West Michigan, and a local woman who gave him a fighting chance at a new life.

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Deer Driving ATV Gives Walker Resident A Viral Video Hit [Video]

Jeremy Roomsburg was driving on Westbound I-96 this weekend when he spied what appeared to be a buck driving an ATV. He immediately rolled some video of it. Now it's a viral hit.

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World's Top Dogs Compete At Westminster Dog Show
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More Than 20 Shetland Sheepdogs Rescued from Northern Michigan [VIDEO]

Over the weekend, more than 20 Shetland Sheepdogs were taken in by the Well Mannered Dog Center in Grand Rapids.

Fox 17 reports that the animals were rescued from poor conditions in Northern Michigan. Many had matted fur, fleas, and other signs of neglect.

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“Secret Sister Gift Exchange” on Facebook Could Land You in Prison

You may be feeling extra generous this holiday season but don't get fooled for doing a good deed.

You've probably seen "holiday gift exchange" posts circle Facebook the past few weeks that basically asks you to participate in a Secret Santa with a bunch of people you don't know...

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Apartments for the Middle Class Planned in Downtown Grand Rapids [Video]

There has been, and continues to be, a lot of construction for new apartments in Downtown Grand Rapids but for the most part they're either luxury apartments with a higher rent or apartments only available to low-income renters...

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Green Bay Packers v Washington Redskins
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Kirk Cousins is Screaming at People Again [Video]

Kirk Cousins isn't about to win any awards for being a stoic. He wears his emotions on his sleeve.

Last night, after tossing three touchdowns to lead the Washington Redskins to a 42-24 win over the Green Bay Packers, Cousins got wound up again, this time screaming at a guy who is essentially his boss.

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GRPD Now Enforcing Odd/Even Parking Restrictions

November 1st came and went, parking restrictions started, and we haven’t been ticketed if we just kept doing what we did through the summer...

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Kalamazoo Woman who Survived Attack from Ex-Boyfriend to be Featured on 48 Hours Saturday [VIDEO]

In 2014 Sophia Putney-Wilcox of Kalamazoo survived an attack from her ex-boyfriend.

On Saturday, the 19-year-old's story will be featured on CBS' 48 Hours, in a program called Live to Tell: Sophia's Secret, MLive reports. 

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