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  1. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Helen J. DeVos, a philanthropist from western Michigan known for her support of children's health, Christian education and the arts, has died at age 90. Her family says in a statement that she died Wednesday of complications from a stroke following a recent diagnosis of myeloid leukemia. DeVos was the wife of Rich DeVos, who co-founded direct-sales company Amway and owns the Orlando Magic.

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  2. Deer runs through western Michigan medical officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Authorities say a deer crashed through a window of a western Michigan medical office, ran through it and out another window. The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department says the deer was last seen running across a street Thursday afternoon after leaving Lakeshore Family Care in Spring Lake, about 30 miles northwest of Grand Rapids.

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  3. 1 worker dead, another rescued after trench collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Wyoming Fire Chief Chuck Lark said firefighters were called about 2 p.m. Monday to a residence where the collapse occurred. He tells The Grand Rapids Press that when they arrived, one man was waist-deep in dirt, rescued and transported to a hospital while the other was completely covered.

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  4. Lincoln made of pennies among winners at Michigan art eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Lincoln" in Grand Rapids, Mich. Schlatter accepted the $200,000 Public Vote Grand Prize for "A.

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  5. New York Yacht Club to challenge for America's CupRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The New York Yacht Club is returning to the America's Cup after an absence of a decade and a half. The club announced Thursday that it will challenge for the 36th America's Cup to be held in early 2021, likely off Auckland, New Zealand.

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  6. Christian schools in Michigan work to improve diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Officials of Grand Rapids Christian Schools and Holland Christian Schools tell MLive the goal of the three-year effort is to develop roadmaps to improve their organizations and equip their faculty, staff, students, and families to work more effectively. The research institute based near East Lansing plans to perform an audit of both systems this fall.

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  7. Animal rights protesters disrupt Burberry showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Guests attending Burberry's catwalk show at London Fashion Week have found their usual red carpet welcome replaced by heckling protesters. Dozens of animal rights activists made a loud racket Saturday outside the luxury brand's show venue in London's Clerkenwell area, crowding around the entrance and shouting "Shame on London Fashion Week!" Police and security guards ended up forming two human chains to allow guests, including U.S. Vogue editor Anna Wintour, to pass through and enter the highly anticipated show.

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  8. Detroit Zoo penguin center wins 2017 Exhibit AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The Polk Penguin Conservation Center at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak has received the 2017 Exhibit Award from the Association of Zoos & Aquariums. The zoo says the award is the top honor bestowed annually upon accredited institutions for excellence in exhibit design.

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  9. Stock photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Michigan State University is preparing to open a new $88 million research center. The Grand Rapids Press reports the Grand Rapids Medical Research Center opens next week.

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  10. Police searching for driver who fled fatal Michigan crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Police in western Michigan are searching for a driver who fled a crash that killed a woman and critically injured her twin 5-year-old sons. The Grand Rapids Press reports the crash happened about 8: 20 p.m. Friday at a rural intersection in Courtland Township, northeast of Grand Rapids.

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  11. Michigan gets 85 dogs and cats who are refugees from IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A plane carrying about 85 dogs and cats landed in the Lansing area Friday from Florida. The animals will be available for adoption in Grand Rapids, Midland, Van Buren County and Ottawa County.

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  12. Methane collection begins at landfill in western MichiganRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Work has begun to expand methane collection, containment, and monitoring after the potentially explosive gas was found seeping from a closed landfill in western Michigan. The Grand Rapids Press reports that work started last month to collect the gas leaking from decomposing waste underneath the soil at Kentwood Landfill near Grand Rapids.

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  13. Woman who chose baby instead of chemotherapy has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Carrie DeKlyen sacrificed the chance to prolong her life to give birth to her sixth child. Doctors r... .

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  14. Man cleared of rape in Grand Rapids awarded $817,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A Grand Rapids-area man who spent nearly 17 years in prison for a rape he didn't commit has been awarded $817,000. Quentin Carter's conviction was thrown out in 2015 at the request of the Kent County prosecutor after new evidence emerged.

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  15. Kid Rock keeps up criticism of Kaepernick, others at concertRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Kid Rock has again criticized NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, while insulting white supremacists and teasing at some kind of political future. The entertainer spoke between songs Wednesday at a concert in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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  16. Police trying to make arrests, wound man in western MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Grand Rapids police say the man was shot about 4 a.m. Sunday as members of the Kent County sheriff's office were trying to arrest him and another person at an apartment complex. He was in critical condition at a hospital.

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  17. Woman hit, killed by own vehicle in driveway of homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A 56-year-old western Michigan woman has been killed after being struck by her own vehicle in the driveway of a Byron Township home. The Kent County sheriff's office reports that her 9-year-old great-nephew was in the driver's seat and his 7-year-old sister was in the front passenger seat when the vehicle suddenly went into reverse, striking Jan Marie Junewick Saturday afternoon.

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  18. Man sentenced to 28-90 years for Grand Rapids party shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A man has been sentenced to 28 to 90 years in prison for a shooting at a Grand Rapids party that killed one person and injured eight others. Twenty-one-year-old Jokari Lowery learned his sentence Thursday after pleading no contest to second-degree murder for killing 21-year-old Juwan Boykin on Oct. 9. The Grand Rapids Press reports Lowery said in court he didn't shoot Boykin, but Kent County Circuit Court Judge Mark Trusock told him he stood over the victim and shot him five times.

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  19. Michigan man dies in semitrailer accident in North DakotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The Highway Patrol says 69-year-old Clarence Cunningham, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was run over by his own truck about 8 a.m. Sunday at a rural well site. The circumstances of the incident aren't clear.

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  20. In letter to staff, DeVos condemns Charlottesville violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Facing criticism over her muted response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday condemned those "tragic and unthinkable" events and blasted "neo-Nazis and other racist bigots" in a letter to staff. DeVos' email to Education Department employees came after she was criticized for insufficiently condemning the violence, in which a young woman was killed when a driver plowed into a group of counter-protesters at the rally by white nationalists and neo-Nazis.

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