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Strong Winds and Large Waves Wednesday – Friday

Downed trees and wind gusts of up to 60 mph are expected as a major storm hits West Michigan this week.

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Midwest United FC Reacts to US Soccer’s Ban on Headers

US Soccer has announced new rules which ban headers for players 10 and under. Headers for players 11 to 13 will be limited. The changes come after a lawsuit dealing with concussions.

Local soccer club Midwest United FC shares their reaction to the changes.

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Roxy
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Meet Roxy – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

3-year-old Roxy will brighten up your home if you choose to adopt her! Roxy is a German Shepherd-Husky Mix and is the PERFECT family dog! She loves attention, loves to play, and absolutely loves to play fetch...

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Uber is Giving Free Rides to Veterans

It's Veterans Day and today is a day where we honor those who fight so hard to protect our country. Unfortunately, many veterans find themselves homeless which is why Uber is teaming up with the White House and Joining Forces to help them out...

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West Michigan Man Missing Since 2006 Found in Submerged Car

A Wyoming man who has been considered missing for nearly a decade was discovered inside a submerged car in a Kent County pond, WZZM-13 reports.

The car was pulled out of the water sometime Tuesday morning near the Byron Center Manor on 84th St. The victim inside of the car was a man with a 1939 date of birth, but police have not revealed his identity.

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You Know You Grew Up in West Michigan When…

We've all seen the lists "you know you're a ______ when", "you know you're a ________ fan when", etc., but we've never seen one that is distinctly West Michigan.

So, we've set out to fix that. We polled our co-workers, friends, and family members to come up with the ultimate list of ways you know you grew up in West Michigan.

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Celebrating Christmas and the Holiday Season in Rockford [Sponsored]

Celebrate Christmas and the holiday season in Rockford.

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I-96 Crash & Fire Now a Homicide Case

What police initially thought was a traffic accident on I-96 is now being investigated as a homicide by the Grand Rapids Police Department.

Police were called to eastbound I-96 near Coopersville in the early morning hours Monday after reports of a vehicle fire. By the time they got to the scene, the car was fully engulfed with a deceased victim inside.

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Have Your Kids Show Their ‘Flying Colors’ and Get Free Breakfast [Sponsored]

The Omelette Shoppe wants to give your kids free breakfast just for showing off their creativity!

How does it work?

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Kidabaloo is Saturday, November 28 at DeVos Place

Playtime is for the whole family at Kidabaloo, a jamboree packed with fun and exciting games, activities, and entertainment.

Come play with us on Saturday, November, 28th from 11am-4pm at DeVos Place! Tickets are $5 for kids, $8 for adults and go on sale Friday, November 6!

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13-Year-Old Jamarion Lawhorn Sentenced

13-year-old Jamarion Lawhorn, the young boy who has been convicted of fatally stabbing a younger boy at a Kentwood playground last August, has been sentenced.

Judge Paul J. Denenfield sentenced the boy to be incarcerated at the Muskegon River Youth Home in Evart, Mich. for the next 8 years (until he turns 21-years-old).  He was given a "blended sentence" which means that he may be moved to an adult prison upon release, but that will be decided by the court at that time. 

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Meet Tuck – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

We all love kittens and you will love Tuck!

The Humane Society of West Michigan brought in 4 month old Tuck who is a lean black kitty (with a grey butt)...

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