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West Michigan Woman Found Guilty of Murder Witnessed by Pet Parrot

A jury in Newaygo County found a woman from White Cloud guilty of first-degree murder of her husband on Wednesday afternoon.

The Detroit Free Press says that 49-year-old Glenna Duram shot her husband, Marty Duram to death in 2015, which was believed to be witnessed by the man's pet parrot, named Bud...

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Grand Rapids Bars Where Day Drinking Turns into Night Drinking

We've all been there. You meet up with friends for lunch and maybe just a couple drinks or you agree to go for "just one drink" after work but before you know it, you look at the time and it's already 8 o'clock at night...

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You Can Get Pancakes for 59¢ at IHOP Today!

Mmm pancakes... delicious no matter what time it is and today you can have them for only 59¢ at IHOP!

IHOP is celebrating their 59th anniversary today (Tuesday, 7/18) and in honor of that customers can get a short stack (three buttermilk pancakes) for only 59¢ which is normally $5...

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Grocery Shopping Keeps Getting Easier – Family Fare Launches ‘Fast Lane’ Pickup

SpartanNash is the latest company to make grocery shopping faster and easier for people.

The company just launched "Fast Lane" pickup at their Family Fare store in Grandville...

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West Michigan Brides are Freaking Out After Bridal Store Shuts Down Unexpectedly

The wedding dress is one of the most, if not the most, important part of a bride's big day and many soon-to-be brides in West Michigan are worried they won't have a dress in time...

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West Michigan is Getting its Second Trader Joe’s!

It's about time! Trader Joe's is something West Michigan needs more of and its finally getting its second location.

FOX 17 says the grocery store will be opening in Oshtemo Township in Kalamazoo as part of the 40-acre Corner@Drake project...

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How to Make a Michigander Mad (Spoiler: You Don’t Want To)

Michiganders for the most part are nice and welcoming people. We have a Midwestern hospitality but we also can get feisty if you piss us off...

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You Have ONE More Day to Get Your BOGO Tickets to Cedar Point

It's Christmas in July according to Cedar Point because they have extended their BOGO deal for one more day!

The amusement park posted the good news on their Twitter page

When you buy one ticket, worth $67, you get another ticket for FREE...

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Meet Emery – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

It's a kitten craze at the Humane Society of West Michigan and this week Emery, a 2-month-old orange tabby kitten is the 'Pet of the week...

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ANOTHER Restaurant in Grand Rapids Has Closed!

Restaurants suddenly closing is starting to become a common theme here in the Grand Rapids area.

WOOD-TV reports that Romano's Macaroni Grill, on 28th Street in Cascade, is the latest restaurant to close its doors...

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Have You Bought an Electronic Device since 2000? You Could Be Owed Free Money!

Unless you live a very sheltered lifestyle, chances are you answered yes to this question. And if so, chances are you're entitled to money...

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Grand Rapids is #1 in U.S. for Job Growth

The economy of Grand Rapids, and its metro areas, keeps getting better!

A study done by Headlight Data, a website that collects data on economics and the workforce, found that Grand Rapids had the highest rate of job growth in 2016 compared to any other state in the country...

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