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  1. Police name person-of-interest in Grand Rapids bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids Police say that Kenneth Moore, 56, has been on the run from the Michigan Department of Corrections for three years. His MDOC records show that he is a parole absconder from the Detroit area.

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  2. Copa s kind act after hearing widow ask for $3 of gas inspires strangers to donateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. - Seventy-five-year-old Delores Marotta used her cane to hobble into a metro Detroit gas station.

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  3. Michigan Legislature OKs minimum wage, sick time initiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Republican-controlled Michigan Legislature on Wednesday passed laws to raise the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour and require employers to offer paid sick leave - if they are not watered down before taking effect next year. The proposed ballot initiatives could have gone before voters in November, but now they will not.

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  4. GOP Legislature may stymie minimum-wage, sick-leave votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Michigan Republicans may use a new tactic to stymie a pair of ballot initiatives that would raise the minimum wage and require paid sick leave: adopt the laws themselves ahead of the November election, then change those measures later. The unprecedented strategy is being pushed within the GOP-led Legislature so it's easier to alter - Democrats say "gut" - the proposals with simple majority votes.

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  5. Detroit writer recalls time when her father produced Aretha Franklina s 1st recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Writer and poet Marsha Philpot Battle remembers one of the first things Aretha Franklin ever said to her when they met 10 years ago. "Aretha Franklin has said that she wouldn't be where she was if it wasn't for my father capturing her voice in the early days," Philpot stated during an interview at her home in Detroit.

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  6. Detroit residents remember Aretha Franklin, impact on cityRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    To the rest of the world, she was the "Queen of Soul" - a woman whose strong and soulful voice could effortlessly jump multiple octaves whether belting out tear-jerking ballads or jump-and-shout gospel. To residents in her hometown of Detroit who followed her more than 50-year career, she was simply "Aretha" or more personally "Ree-Ree" - the city's favorite daughter, often singing at the Baptist church her father once led or headlining charity functions for kids or the less fortunate.

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  7. Possible evidence in missing Michigan girls case found at warehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    MAY 09: Following the reopening of a cold murder case, crew members dig for human remains in a field and tree-line behind a subdivision on May 9, 2018 in Macomb, Michigan. The suspect in the case is already in prison for a previous offense and has not been helpful in finding the remains of other victims.

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  8. Report: 2-year-old boy shoots self with fathera s gun in DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A 2-year-old boy was hospitalized Monday after shooting himself with his father's gun, according to FOX 2 Detroit. The incident happened in the 12000 block of Laing Street.

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  9. Detroit auto show switching to June starting in 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    People visit the Ford stand during the press preview at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, on January 16, 2018. Car makers appealed to Americans' deep love of SUVs and trucks at the Detroit Auto Show, unveiling a host of choices from luxurious to utilitarian, while also beefing up the humble sedan.

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  10. Boat that ferried passengers to Boblo Island catches fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A boat once used to ferry passengers to an island amusement park in the Detroit River has caught fire at a marina where it's docked. WDIV-TV reports that flames engulfed the boat Friday at Riverside Marina northeast of downtown Detroit and that fire crews were dousing the vessel with water.

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  11. Mom: Home firebombed day after shooting wounds 3-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A woman says her suburban Detroit home was apparently firebombed a day after gunfire from a drive-by shooting critically wounded her 3-year-old son. The shooting was reported early Sunday in River Rouge as the boy slept.

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  12. Police end dig for remains of missing Michigan girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    MAY 09: Following the reopening of a cold murder case, crew members dig for human remains in a field and tree-line behind a subdivision on May 9, 2018 in Macomb, Michigan. The suspect in the case is already in prison for a previous offense and has not been helpful in finding the remains of other victims.

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  13. Police resume digging for remains of up to 7 missing Michigan girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Authorities resumed digging in a Michigan forest Wednesday for the remains of as many as seven girls who have been missing for decades. The FBI and other agencies restarted the work at a site about 30 miles northeast of downtown Detroit in Macomb Township, police said.

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  14. Police say 4-6 girlsa bodies may be buried in Michigan woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Authorities excavating woods in southeastern Michigan for the remains of a 12-year-old girl last seen in 1979 also could be looking for the bodies of up to half a dozen others who have been reported missing over the years. Digging resumed Tuesday in Macomb Township, about 30 miles from downtown Detroit.

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  15. Michigan Catholic school ends prom a modesty ponchoa planRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A principal at a Michigan Catholic high school has rescinded a plan to require female students to wear "modesty ponchos" at prom if their dresses are too revealing. Some students and parents at Divine Child High School in Dearborn had called the policy a form of body shaming.

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  16. 13 semis line Detroit freeway to help man considering suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Michigan State Police organized a unique way to help a man who was threatening suicide on a highway overpass: they pulled together multiple semi truck drivers to help shorten the fall. The first call came in a little before 1 a.m. on Tuesday as the unnamed man was on the bridge over the highway.

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  17. Statewide average gas prices increase 9 centsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Dearborn-based auto club said late Sunday that the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.78 per gallon. Prices are about 28 cents more than at the same point last year.

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  18. Election-vote-ballot-boxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Michigan Democrats have endorsed Dan Nessel in a hotly contested race to be the party's state attorney general candidate. Nessel - a former assistant prosecutor in Wayne County who now is a private attorney - defeated Pat Miles, a former U.S. attorney for western Michigan.

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  19. Race heats up for Michigan Demsa attorney general nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The race to be Michigan Democrats' nominee for attorney general is a fight not only among a diverse field of candidates but also a reflection of pent-up tension within a party anxious to score victories amid Republican dominance at the ballot box. Lawyers Pat Miles, Dana Nessel and Bill Noakes have two more weeks to make an impression before thousands of Democrats pick their favorite at an April 15 endorsement convention in Detroit.

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  20. Detroit man spent more years wrongfully imprisoned than anyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    One of the first things Richard Phillips did when a judge finally declared him a free man is go on a grocery run. He was amazed to discover how many varieties of orange juice are on sale.

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