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MSU basketball team heads to Indianapolis

MSU basketball team heads to IndianapolisMSU basketball team heads to Indianapolis
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  • 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
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Pro-life students host graphic display on GVSU campus

Pro-life students host graphic display on GVSU campusPro-life students host graphic display on GVSU campus
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Local

Detective resigns over qualifications questions

Detective resigns over qualifications questionsDetective resigns over qualifications questions
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Battle Creek man doing well after scrotal surgery

Battle Creek man doing well after scrotal surgeryBattle Creek man doing well after scrotal surgery
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Study: Many hockey helmets not safe enough

Study: Many hockey helmets not safe enoughStudy: Many hockey helmets not safe enough
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  • 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
Grand Rapids Metro

G.R. taking applications for backyard chickens

G.R. taking applications for backyard chickensIf you live in Grand Rapids and have a desire to raise your own chickens, you can start applying for your permit today.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 10 hours, 57 minutes ago
Crime

Elderly man murdered in Montcalm Co.

Elderly man murdered in Montcalm Co.A burglary that evolved into a murder: that's what police think may have led to the death of Dale Nelson, 80, inside his cottage on Nevins Lake near Stanton.
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  • 11 hours, 3 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-central

Hope Network Bridge Walk for Autism helps community efforts

Hope Network Bridge Walk for Autism helps community effortsThis first day of April kicks off Autism Awareness month.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
Scholar-athlete

Meijer Scholar Athlete Madi Myers

Meijer Scholar Athlete Madi MyersThis week's Meijer Scholar Athlete is Madi Myers, a junior at Sparta High School.
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  • 54 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-north

One shot in NW Grand Rapids

One shot in NW Grand RapidsGrand Rapids police are investigating a shooting on Grand Rapids' northwest side. Police were called to Quarry Street around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, there they found someone had been shot.
  • Grand-rapids-north
  • 7 hours, 18 minutes ago
Muskegon

Lake Michigan water level up 14'' over last year

Lake Michigan water level up 14'' over last yearSeven years ago when the Great Lakes were low, freighters couldn't carry full loads and one even got stuck at the mouth of the Muskegon Channel. But now a captain with more than two decades of experience on the Great Lakes says he can't remember a time when the...
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Man murdered after saying he molested children

Man murdered after saying he molested childrenDec. 2013 homicide took place during day-long birthday celebration
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local

Bell's, Founders move up U.S. beer list

Bell's, Founders move up U.S. beer listSamuel Adams has lost its spot atop the list of the top U.S. craft breweries. In its place: Yuengling.
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  • 12 hours, 48 minutes ago
Ncaab

What to do in Indy at Final Four

What to do in Indy at Final FourMaking the trek to Indy for what is hopefully a long weekend beginning with Saturday's game against Duke at Lucas Oil Stadium?
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  • 11 hours, 37 minutes ago
Elections

Poll: Proposal 1 unpopular with voters

Poll: Proposal 1 unpopular with votersParticipants in an Epic-MRA survey were asked if the election were held today, how would they vote for Proposal 1? 66 percent said no, 24 percent said yes, and 10 percent were undecided.
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Wellness

It's April - Be Aware

It's April - Be AwareThe snow has melted and our awareness picks up in April.
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  • 13 hours, 19 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-south

Couple arrested after domestic dispute

Couple arrested after domestic disputePolice were called to the home in the 1600 block of Jefferson SE at about 6:30am.
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  • 11 hours, 4 minutes ago
Politics

Could Mich. become next Ind. on religious freedom?

Could Mich. become next Ind. on religious freedom?There are three bills before the Legislature regarding religious freedom issues.
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Politics

Ind. businessman "not about discriminating against anybody"

Ind. businessman "not about discriminating against anybody"He says he makes it clear to clients he doesn't want to discriminate against anyone.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Ada-cascade

Firefighters put out flames at Cascade business

Firefighters put out flames at Cascade businessIt happened at Best Metal Products, on Raleigh Drive near 36th St., Tuesday evening.
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  • 21 hours, 58 minutes ago
Super Saver

Super Saver: Legit freebies, huge deals for April Fool's Day 2015

Super Saver: Legit freebies, huge deals for April Fool's Day 2015Super Saver: Legit freebies, huge deals for April Fool's Day 2015
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  • 12 hours, 29 minutes ago
News

Baby born without a nose is heading home

Baby born without a nose is heading homeEli was diagnosed with complete congenital arhinia—an extremely rare and life-threatening condition that left him without nasal passages or sinus cavities.
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  • 21 hours, 47 minutes ago
Holland-zeeland

West Ottawa teacher under investigation

West Ottawa teacher under investigationA West Ottawa High School teacher is under investigation for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old female student.
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  • 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
News

Kent County reduces damaged road to gravel

Kent County reduces damaged road to gravelCounty crews spent Tuesday morning on Pratt Lake Ave. chopping up the asphalt and turning it back into gravel.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Politics

Lawyer picked to argue DeBoer case at Supreme Court

Lawyer picked to argue DeBoer case at Supreme CourtA civil rights lawyer with a long history of fighting for rights for gay and lesbian couples will argue the case for overturning same-sex marriage bans in Michigan and elsewhere before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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  • 1 day ago
Politics

State worker payback could cause $120M budget hole

State worker payback could cause $120M budget holeA $120 million hole could be blown in the State Employees Retirement System if the Michigan Supreme Court rules in favor of state workers on a pending case.
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  • 1 day ago
Tech

Amazon's Dash button--Not an April Fools' joke

Amazon's Dash button--Not an April Fools' jokePress the button and the device uses Wi-Fi to automatically make an order on Amazon.
  • Tech
  • 23 hours, 35 minutes ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Play Pac-Man on Google Maps view of G.R.

Play Pac-Man on Google Maps view of G.R.In time for April Fools' Day tomorrow, Google is using Maps to pay tribute to the classic game.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Ncaab

MSU's Izzo thanks UConn coach for 'showing us the way'

MSU's Izzo thanks UConn coach for 'showing us the way'MSU will try to keep the run going in the national semifinals against Duke on Saturday.
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  • 1 day ago
Nation

'Bicycle bandit' ordered held without bond after fleeing

'Bicycle bandit' ordered held without bond after fleeingSuspect overpowered guard, took gun and was captured after eight-hour manhunt.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

Middleville man sets record with 28-pound fish

Middleville man sets record with 28-pound fishMark Leep set the new state record for freshwater drum Jan. 24 on Gun Lake in Barry County. The record was verified by Michigan's Department of Natural Resources.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
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MSP giving away motorcycle vests

MSP giving away motorcycle vestsState police are giving out specially designed high-visibility vests to motorcyclists who complete a rider training class this year.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Intersection closure detours posted, date set

Intersection closure detours posted, date setThe intersection of Michigan Street and Fuller Avenue NE will close at 4:00pm on Saturday, April 11th.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Entertainment

Box Office Reviews: Furious 7, Wild, & The Imitation Game

Box Office Reviews: Furious 7, Wild, & The Imitation GameBefore you check out a movie this weekend - at home or in theaters - check out our reviews of Furious 7, The Imitation Game, and Wild.
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  • 5 hours, 10 minutes ago
Entertainment

Hot on Demand: Interstellar, The Imitation Game & Wild

Hot on Demand: Interstellar, The Imitation Game & WildIn this week's Hot on Demand, Reese Witherspoon in Wild, Benedict Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game, & Matthew McConaghey in Interstellar.
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  • 5 hours, 17 minutes ago
Entertainment

E-Block: Furious 7, Mad Men, & Changes in Direction

E-Block: Furious 7, Mad Men, & Changes in DirectionThis week in the E-Block, we preview Furious 7, see what's new on DVD this week, and share news about The Walking Dead, Mad Men, & the Avengers.
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  • 5 hours, 25 minutes ago
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