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Investigation: Cheating airlines to fly pets for free

Investigation: Cheating airlines to fly pets for freeFederal regulations allow a legitimate emotional support animal, whether it be a dog, a cat, a pot-bellied pig or even a miniature horse in one case, to travel on airplanes in the cabin with the owner, outside of a carrier.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Owners cheat airlines to fly pets free

Owners cheat airlines to fly pets freeOwners cheat airlines to fly pets free
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Biggby Coffee warns of security breach

Biggby Coffee warns of security breachBiggby Coffee today said it was the target of a security breach that potentially exposed customers' names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and employment histories.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Once again, IRS impostors are dialing for dollars

Once again, IRS impostors are dialing for dollarsThose pain-in-the-1040 phone calls from scammers appear to be on the rise.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Study: Many hockey helmets not safe enough

Study: Many hockey helmets not safe enoughStudy: Many hockey helmets not safe enough
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Neighbors concerned about proposed sand mine

Neighbors concerned about proposed sand mine13 is On Your Side after a family discovered the development where they just bought their home could become part of a sand or gravel pit.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
News

BMW recalls nearly 49K motorcycles; rear wheel can loosen

BMW recalls nearly 49K motorcycles; rear wheel can loosenBMW is recalling nearly 49,000 motorcycles in the U.S. and Canada because flanges that hold the rear wheel can crack if bolts are too tight.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Meijer spinach recalled for listeria risk

Meijer spinach recalled for listeria riskSome spinach distributed by Meijer is being recalled because it may be tainted with Listeria.
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  • 1 month ago
Watchdog

Twitter user claims responsibility for airport threat

Twitter user claims responsibility for airport threatThe Twitter user claiming responsibility for threatening the Muskegon Co. Airport threatened to swat WZZM employees.
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  • 1 month ago
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MI residents lose $350k to IRS scammers

MI residents lose $350k to IRS scammersMichiganders have lost more than $348,000 to telephone con artists who pretend to be from the Internal Revenue Service
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  • 1 month ago
Politics

Bill introduced to end ban on walkathons

Bill introduced to end ban on walkathonsCurrent criminal law bans long endurance events -- like ultramarathons and 24-hour walks for charity.
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  • 1 month ago
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Amy's Kitchen recalls products with spinach

Amy's Kitchen recalls products with spinachSome of the recalled products include frozen lasagna, burritos, and pizza.
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  • 1 month ago
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Expert: Health care industry needs better cybersecurity

Expert: Health care industry needs better cybersecurityAndy Syrewicze is concerned. He specializes in internet security at the Trivalent Group.
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  • 1 month ago
Local

Expert: Health care industry needs better cybersecurity

Expert: Health care industry needs better cybersecurityExpert: Health care industry needs better cybersecurity
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  • 1 month ago
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GM ignition switch death toll rises to 74

GM ignition switch death toll rises to 74Families of at least 74 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the company.
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  • 1 month ago
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Man impersonates deputy for fraud call

Man impersonates deputy for fraud callThe Kent County Sheriff is warning about a new twist on an old scam that is now showing up at your doorstep.
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  • 1 month ago
Local

Checking the claims from both sides in Proposal 1 ads

Checking the claims from both sides in Proposal 1 adsChecking the claims from both sides in Proposal 1 ads
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  • 1 month ago
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Proposal 1 ads mostly true but somewhat misleading

Proposal 1 ads mostly true but somewhat misleadingThe Free Press will be fact-checking Proposal 1 TV ads aired between now and the May 5 election.
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Think minivans, not Mercedes, for cheap car insurance

Think minivans, not Mercedes, for cheap car insuranceLooking for the least expensive car models to insure?
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Marines' Christmas presents return destroyed

Marines' Christmas presents return destroyedWhat happens when care packages never make it, and worse, are returned destroyed?
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Watchdog

New app warns drivers about recalls

New app warns drivers about recallsNew app for your smartphone or tablet will let you know if your car has been recalled.
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Watchdog

New app warns drivers about recalls

New app warns drivers about recallsNew app warns drivers about recalls
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Musk. Hgts. giving water to residents

Musk. Hgts. giving water to residentsMusk. Hgts. giving water to residents
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Watchdog

Local man overlooked on Southwest flight to Florida

Local man overlooked on Southwest flight to FloridaA West Michigan man says he was forced to buy a new plane ticket home after the airline told him that he failed to show up for his original flight. He called 13 On Your Side looking for help after Southwest refused to refund his money.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Watchdog

Man overlooked on Southwest flight to Florida

Man overlooked on Southwest flight to FloridaMan overlooked on Southwest flight to Florida
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'Dress' illusion used in domestic violence PSA

'Dress' illusion used in domestic violence PSA"Why is it so hard to see black and blue?"
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Homepage

Chrysler recalls 700K vehicles for ignition switches

Chrysler recalls 700K vehicles for ignition switchesChrysler also is warning owners to remove everything but the ignition key from their key rings until repairs can be made.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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