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Freak Accident On I-94 Caused One Fatality

A Saturday afternoon accident on I-94 in Portage took one life, and injured two.

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Meet Zeus – Wendy’s Pet of the Week

 

Wednesdays are totally my favorite. The work week is halfway done, and I get to meet a new furry friend from the Humane Society of West Michigan!

Today, Nicole from the Humane Society brought Zeus in to visit me!

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Customer Maces Employee At Kentwood McDonald’s

Say what you will about the new creepy Hamburglar, he wouldn't have done THAT!

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Baby Natallya’s Cause of Death Pending

The autopsy of four-month old Natallya Rich has been completed and the cause of death is listed as "pending".

According to WZZM-13,the autopsy was performed Thursday and further testing is needed.

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The 5 Best Bike Trails Around Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is a great bicycling city, with an improving bike lane system in place for urban commuters and great trails for both mountain and road biking.

Since we're half way through National Bike Month, I'd thought I'd share with you my favorite cycling spots.

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Meet Sophie – Wendy’s Pet of the Week

Wednesdays are my favorite. They mark the half-way point of the work week, and I get to meet a new adorable animal from the Humane Society of West Michigan!

Sophie came to visit me this week!

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Do you Have Verizon or Sprint Cell Service? They May Owe you a Refund

Sprint and Verizon Wireless will be paying customers who were “crammed” on their cell phone bills, according to a settlement that was announced Tuesday.

Sprint agreed to a $68 million settlement and Verizon agreed to a $90 million settlement.

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Rockford Couple Welcomes 13th Son

The streak remains unbroken! The couple in Rockford who already had 12 sons welcomed baby number 13 on Wednesday morning and, it's a boy!

Kateri Schwandt gave birth at 9:06 a.m. Wednesday to an 8 pound 15 ounce, 22 inch long boy.

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Sheriff’s Department Warns Public Of Jury Duty Scam

The Kent County Sheriff's Department says scammers are using jury duty to steal money from citizens.

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Jennifer Marie Stemler, via Facebook
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Police & Family Searching for Missing White Cloud Baby

UPDATE (5/13/14 12:31 a.m.): Baby Natallya's grandmother, Heidi Thill, contacted WZZM-13 confirming that baby Natalya is dead and that Matthew Bradley told police where to find her. She was found dead in the basement.

Thill says police told her that 4-month-old Natallya Rich was found dead in the basement. They aren't letting anyone in the house and are planning to question all that lived in the house. The baby, mother, Bradley (the mother's boyfriend), and grandmother all lived in the home together.

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10 West Michigan Foods to Devour on ‘Eat What You Want Day’

Today, May 11, is national "Eat What You Want Day", and it got me to thinking, "Which West Michigan favorites should I devour on this glorious day where calories don't exist?"

After pondering long and hard, I think I've come up with my must-have list. Take a look and see what you think.

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Emma and Noah Were the Most Popular Baby Names of 2014

The Social Security Administration has released its data on the most popular baby names for last year, and really none of them come as a huge surprise to most of us here. 

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