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The Green Well in Rockford is Now Open

The Green Well on Cherry St. in Grand Rapids has been a popular stop since it opened in 2007. Now, there's a second location. The Green Well has opened on East Bridge St. in downtown Rockford.

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Do You Support Michigan Bill That Would Prohibit Hand-Held Cell Phones For Drivers [Poll]

A new bill was introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives that seeks to outlaw the use of hand-held cellphones while driving.  Currently it is illegal to text and drive, but you can still talk on the phone while driving...

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Awkward Moments in Michigan We’ve All Suffered Through

Oh, those awkward moments in your life. We've all had them, those uncomfortable situations that come up and we wish we could just disappear, or die, right?

Living in Michigan, we have our special "Michigan moments," too. Like trying to explain things we take for granted, but when traveling, or are talking to someone from another state, you lose them. Awkward!

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New Michigan Bill Could Ban Cell Phone Use While Driving

Distracted driving is the number one cause of car accidents and cell phone use definitely falls in that category. You're always seeing billboards and PSA's for not texting while driving and a potential bill in Michigan could take it to the next level...

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Meet Lu – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

Lu is one of five kittens part of a litter that are ALMOST up for adoption at the Humane Society of West Michigan.

I say almost because Lu and her siblings are currently 6 weeks old and by 8 weeks they should be ready to go home...

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Photo by: Amanda Ruddy
Photo by: Amanda Ruddy
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Today Is Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day In Michigan

Today, May 17, 2017, is Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day in Michigan.  We recently had the opportunity to talk to Amanda Ruddy about her son Tommy's battle with DIPG...

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Sparta Had a Little Bit of a Bee Problem This Week

On Tuesday, the Village of Sparta posted a photo on Facebook, advising residents to avoid using the sidewalk on the southwest side S. State St and Orchard. Why? Well, bees had taken it over.

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According To GQ Magazine Michigan’s Favorite Talk Show Is… [Video]

A couple of things before we find out...

1. I didn't even think this show was still on the air, and

2. I believe the host of this show is on the record for hating his own show...

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Congrats To John At Perrin Brewing, This Week’s Winner Of Rob’s Lunch Bunch

This week was a fun Rob's Lunch Bunch delivery as we headed over to Perrin Brewing Company to deliver lunch to John Stewart and the other brewers at Perrin...

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Looking for Something Fun to Do? WestFest 2017 Starts This Week!

Rides, beer, food, and entertainment? YES PLEASE!

Even though its not summer yet it sure is starting to feel like it. With 80 degree weather in the forecast this week, the perfect way to spend it is at WestFest 2017...

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Michigan Ranked 10th in the U.S. for Drug Problems

We're used to Michigan making lots of "best of" lists, but this is one list where it would be better to not be in the top ten.

Wood TV 8 reports that Michigan is among the ten states with the biggest drug problems, according to Wallethub

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Grand Rapids Named Fourth Best City In US To Start Your Career

Another selling point for Grand Rapids has emerged.

If you're a recent college graduate, GR is one of the best places in the country to start your career.

Affordable housing (which seems to be going away quickly) and our job growth rate are big factors.

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