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U.K. Teen Arrested for Threats Made Against West Michigan Schools [Video]

WZZM-13 reports a teenager living in the United Kingdom has been arrested in connection with bomb hoaxes here in West Michigan.

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Grand Rapids’ LGBTQA Community Celebrates SCOTUS’ Decision [Photos]

Following the United States' Supreme Court's ruling early Friday that bans on same-sex marriage in states like Michigan are unConstitutional, therefore making same-sex marriage legal across the country, folks in West Michigan celebrated!

They celebrated by going to their local court houses to get married, and by gathering at some of their local watering holes to hug, eat pizza and cake, and celebrate together. That is definitely what I discovered when I wandered down to The Apartment Lounge, anyway.

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West Michigan Online Job Fair

The West Michigan Online Job Fair is focused on helping connect people in West Michigan with employers in finding employment opportunities that matter.

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Video Shows Portland Tornado, Tree Getting Thrown Down Street

On June 22, an EF-1 tornado struck Portland, Michigan, damaging dozens of homes and businesses.

Watch as the tornado strikes and a tree is ripped from its roots in a video shot across the street from Portland City Hall at Grider-Portland Agency.

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Goats Return to Kill Invasive Species in Ottawa County

Ottawa County has again decided to use adorable four-legged friends to help control invasive plant species in their parks.

The Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Department has brought in a herd of goats to Bur Oak Landing to help get rid of Oriental bittersweet, honeysuckle, autumn olive, multi-flora rose and bucktorn, according to a release from the county.

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I think she fell in love with my coworker.
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Meet Dory – Wendy’s Pet of the Week

Wednesdays may be some people's least favorite day, but that is definitely not the case for me! Why? Because Wednesday is when the Humane Society of West Michigan brings in a new pet for Wendy's Pet of the Week!

This week, 4-year-old Dory came to visit!

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Pregnant Woman & Unborn Child Murdered in Muskegon

Police in Muskegon Township are currently investigating the murder of a 21-year-old pregnant woman.

Just before 5 a.m. Wednesday, police were called to Quail Meadows Apartments for a medical emergency. When officers arrived, they found a male resident who directed them inside a home. Inside, they found the woman, Dominique LaShay Oneal, dead.

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PHOTOS: EF-1Tornado Confirmed In Portland

7:00pm UPDATE: The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down for approximately 10 minutes at roughly 2:30 p.m.

5:15pm UPDATE: Emergency Services have advised us that they are conducting searches with dogs, to make sure the area is clear, and there are no people trapped in homes or buildings.

There are also reports of possible gas leaks, and Consumers Energy is on site to help with any possible gas leaks.

Please consider the city of Portland closed at this time. Do not try to travel through or go to Portland, let them do their work to make sure everyone is safe.

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Severe Weather to Move Into West Michigan Monday

Monday began with sunny skies, but storms have been developing to the west and are advancing quickly into West Michigan.

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Kya loved getting attention from my co-worker Andy Rent.
Kya loved getting attention from my co-worker Andy Rent.
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Meet Kya – Wendy’s Pet of the Week

Wednesdays are the BEST! Why? Because the folks from the Humane Society of West Michigan always stop in and bring me a new, furry friend.

Today, Trudy from the Humane Society brought Kya to visit!

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Rockford Student Facing Terrorism Charge [Video]

A Rockford High School student is facing a terrorism charge after making more than 20 threats since October 2014.

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Watch This 1985 Fashion Show At The North Kent Mall And Be Left Speechless [Video]

You DO remember the North Kent Mall don't you?

This little gem of a video of the Uniquely You models from 1985 is a sheer time trip back to the awful fashions we considered so cool back then.

This fashion show has it all -- '80s fashions, mullets, vogueing (before it was cool), and the gosh darn NORTH KENT MALL!!!!!

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