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Statewide Tornado Drill Planned Across Michigan Today!

If you happen to hear a siren today, don't panic... it's just a drill!

A tornado drill is scheduled for 1 p.m. today (4.19) all across the state, which means there will be alerts and sirens, including on your TV and radio...

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The 5 Worst Kinds of After-School Pick-Up Drivers

Someday, after-school pick-up driving may become an Olympic sport. Many parents seem to already be training for the competition.

Here are the five worst kinds of after-school pick-up drivers.

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People in Grand Rapids Feel Less Safe Than They Did a Few Years Ago

For as many "best of" lists Grand Rapids falls in, it's a little upsetting when something like this comes along.

A new study from Grand Valley State University (conducted by VoiceGR) found that people in the greater Grand Rapids area don't feel as safe as they did just a few years ago...

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One West Michigan Town Tops List Of SAFEST Places To Live In Michigan

Are you living in the safest city in Michigan?  There’ a good chance you do or at least know someone who does!

The website homesnacks.net (I know, it’s hard to take this website serious because of their name, but I promise, you’ll like their results,) recently decided to try to find the safest cities to live in here in Michigan...

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GRPD Reminds You To Be Safe During ArtPrize

ArtPrize 8 kicks off today and police are urging the hundreds of thousands people visiting to use caution and common sense while walking around exploring the art...

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Expect Heavy Boat Patrols This Weekend in Michigan for Operation Dry Water

A nice weekend is ahead of us so if you're planning on spending it on the boat than expect heightened boat patrolling beginning today (Friday)...

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Miami's Water And Sewer Dept. Prepares For Spike In Sewer System Usage At Peak Times During Superbowl
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City of Wyoming Water Treatment Plant Shares Information on Local Drinking Water

The Flint water crisis has communities across the country taking a closer look at the safety of their own drinking water. That includes the 230,000 customers in Kent and Ottawa counties served by the City of Wyoming’s Water Treatment Plant.

The City of Wyoming Water Treatment Plant is providing answers to questions about lead in the water, lead testing, and how to report problems with local drinking water.

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Never Walk Home Alone With This New App [Video]

Walking home by yourself, especially at night, is one of the scariest and possibly most dangerous thing someone (a female) can do. And although it's not advised, sometimes you have no choice but to choose that route...

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Time to Spring Forward This Weekend [Infographic]

Remember to set those clocks forward Saturday night as daylight saving time returns at 2 a.m. EST Sunday.

With the change, it is going to be lighter sooner. That means changes in routines a bit, whether that's driving, bicycling or walking.

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Time to Fall Back, Drive More Carefully [Poll/Infographic]

Remember to set those clocks back Saturday night as daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. EDT Sunday.

After the change, it will be darker sooner, making driving more dangerous with bicyclists and pedestrians more difficult to see.

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