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  1. Dematic received 5 years of tax breaks from MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    In October 2010, Dematic Corporation on Grand Rapids' northeast side was looking to expand and add jobs, either in Grand Rapids or other parts of the country. But the company was able to secure five years of tax breaks from the Michigan Economic Growth Authority, MEGA, valued at almost $12 million.

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  2. Grand Rapids union members told Dematic may be relocating to MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Dematic, a manufacturing company on Grand Rapids' northeast side, announced Wednesday morning they are considering moving its operations to Mexico. Members of the United Auto Workers were given their 60-day written notice this morning.

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  3. Not shoveling GR sidewalks could cost cold, hard cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Not shoveling your sidewalk this winter could cost you more than a couple slips and falls; it might eat at your wallet as well. The City of Grand Rapids issued a reminder to residents to ensure that their sidewalks are cleared of any snow or ice that the season may bring.

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  4. Grand Rapids man survives after tree falls on himRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Fred Stella said he was snow blowing his driveway when the tree came crashing down from the other side of the street.

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  5. Grand Rapids man fills home with pinball machines, fixes them full-timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    As years passed, those games were removed and replaced with different games, however, many of those games are still right here in West Michigan, inside a Grand Rapids home. "All I wanted to do was play pinball," he said, adding that he grew up near a bowling alley filled with pinball machines.

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  6. Crews setting up at new location for Hot New Yeara s Eve PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Grand Rapids celebration is moving to the intersection of Grandville Avenue and Cherry. The venue change comes after a lower than expected turnout at last year's Calder Plaza celebration.

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  7. NFL Final Week a " Doubleheaders for everybodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Without a Thursday night, Saturday night, or Monday night NFL games to end the regular season, there are lots of choices for viewing on Sunday afternoon.

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  8. Icy stretch causes major headaches in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Fuller Avenue between Three Mile Road and Leonard iced over this morning for hours. The roadway was actually closed for a short time as salt trucks were called in.

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  9. Ringing in 2016 around West MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    AROUND WEST MICHIGAN: It's an exciting day worldwide as people are gearing up to head into 2016. There's a lot going on around West Michigan to help you ring in the New Year in style.

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  10. Searching for closure: Widow looking for witnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    After losing her husband in a head on collision just days before Christmas, a Van Buren County woman is searching for anyone who may have been there to comfort him during his final moments. Richard Grooten died on December 17th, after a truck driven by Villard Randy Mann, 66, crossed the center line on M-37 in Barry County, striking his vehicle head-on.

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  11. Ice, Ice, Baby: Couple delivers baby in car during ice stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    As snow and freezing rain beat down on the Sparta home of Valerie Hayes and Edward Stickel on Monday morning, it seemed to be a typical start to a typical West Michigan winter day. "He woke up, looked at me, and went back to sleep," said Valerie.

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  12. Herea s how you can dispose of your Christmas tree in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Whether you take down your your Christmas tree right away or leave it up until after New Year's Day, most local governments provide ways to dispose of or recycle that tree that has lived out its holiday purpose. Remember to have all decorations removed from your tree before disposal.

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  13. Northern Kent and Newaygo counties dealing with wind damage and outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ROCKFORD, Mich., - It has been a wild 24 hours in West Michigan as high winds over 60 mph knocked out power to over 100,000 people in the state. In West Michigan, many people in northern portions of Kent County and much of Newaygo County woke up with no power on Christmas Eve, putting a wrench in many holiday plans.

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  14. a oeHe absolutely loved to laugh:a Remembering Pastor Ed DobsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Ed Dobson, former Senior Pastor at Calvary Church in Grand Rapids, passed away on Saturday, December 26, after living with ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, since 2000. Dobson was well-known in religious circles throughout the U.S., and rose to prominence in the 1980s while he served in a leadership role with the Moral Majority, the evangelical political organization led by Reverend Jerry Falwell.

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  15. Federal lawsuit alleges GRPD officers beat up unarmed teen boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A federal lawsuit filed against the city of Grand Rapids and three officers with the police department alleges those officers used excessive force and ultimately 'intended to use deadly force' against an unarmed teenage boy leaving him with injuries that put him in the hospital. The federal lawsuit filed the day before Christmas Eve says the now 17-year-old African American teen suffered permanent injuries, both physically and emotionally, after being repeatedly hit in the head by officers.

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  16. DobsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Ed Dobson, former Senior Pastor at Calvary Church in Grand Rapids, passed away on Saturday, December 26, after a long battle with ALS. Dobson was well-known in religious circles throughout the U.S., and rose to prominence in the 1980s while he served in a leadership role with the Moral Majority, the evangelical political organization led by Reverend Jerry Falwell.

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  17. More than 1,400 flights canceled, 2,600 delayed due to stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    More than 1,400 flights have been canceled across the U.S. and 2,600 have been delayed due to the large storm system moving through the middle part of the country. Flight-tracking service FlightAware showed that nearly half of the cancellations were at Chicago's two main airports.

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  18. Grand Rapids Police seeking out homeless at risk during winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Authorities in Grand Rapids are looking for homeless people who need transportation to shelter during a severe storm that was expected to bring ice, freezing rain and high winds to western Michigan and other parts of the state. Grand Rapids police officers were conducting sweeps of the city's downtown and west side for people living outdoors and who might be at risk.

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  19. RPM12KM_18Z_MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    As we outlined in a detailed post on Saturday a significant ice storm will unfold across Michigan Monday afternoon and evening. Read that post here .

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    Dec 22, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    At least three attorneys filed federal complaints Tuesday against the Michigan State Police Forensic Science Division for allegations of serious negligence or misconduct, and to contest grant money the crime labs received this year. However, officials with both the MSP and the Michigan Attorney General's Office told FOX 17 their agencies are not conducting investigations into these allegations.

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