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  1. East Grand Rapids salon offers surprise makeovers for women battling cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Coiffeteria Salon is partnering with Hello Gorgeous! of Hope Inc. offering free ambush-style makeovers for women battling all forms of cancer. Once a month, someone will be hand-selected for a day of pampering, primp, and professional care.

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  2. Purple Backpack Project provides winter survival kits for homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    It may not even be fall yet, but one organization in Grand Rapids is already looking toward winter and making sure they take care of the homeless. It's called the Purple Backpack Project and was started by three people who've either experienced homelessness themselves or were passionate about helping others.

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  3. Score deals on kids clothes, toys at weekend consignment salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    If you are looking to score good deals on items for the kids, there are two different consignment sales planned in West Michigan this weekend. The first is the Grand Rapids Moms fall sale which is happening both Friday and Saturday.

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  4. Founders & The Apartment Lounge join businesses leaving GR Chamber following Schuette endorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Two well-known businesses in Grand Rapids have now joined the list of companies leaving the Grand Rapids Chamber , following its endorsement of Republican Gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette. Both Founders and The Apartment Lounge posted the news on their Facebook pages Wednesday, expressing disappointment in the Chamber's decision.

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  5. Grand Rapids street features 3 legislative districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    As the November election inches closer, a small neighborhood behind Aquinas College in Grand Rapids finds itself in a unique position. In the span of less than half a mile on Woodward Lane SE, there are three different legislative districts.

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  6. Duct tape artist creates a Kings of Late Nighta for ArtPrizeRead the original story

    Wednesday | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Kerry Mott of Gettysburg, PA is making her third visit to ArtPrize as an artist. She also has 10 pieces in Ripley's Believe It Or Not museums.

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  7. Bob Segera s final tour to start in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    NOVEMBER 19: Musician Bob Seger speaks onstage during the 2015 Billboard Touring Awards at The Roosevelt Hotel on November 19, 2015 in New York City. NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 19: Musician Bob Seger speaks onstage during the 2015 Billboard Touring Awards at The Roosevelt Hotel on November 19, 2015 in New York City.

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  8. Police investigating video taken at downtown Buffalo Wild WingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids Police say they are investigating a video taken at the downtown Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant that apparently shows an employee choking another person unconscious. The video was posted on social media Saturday night and had over 32,000 views by Tuesday afternoon.

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  9. Lockdown lifted at East Grand Rapids; suspect in custody after threat to studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The partial lockdown at East Grand Rapids Middle School and High School is over after a threat was made to a high school student over the weekend. An email to the families from Superintendent Dr. Heidi Kattula says that the schools received notice of family dispute that resulted in a threat to a high school student.

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  10. a This is not justifiable:a Owner speaks after police shoot Pit BullRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A family's dog is going to be losing a leg after body camera footage shows it being shot by an officer over the weekend. The police department said officers were responding to a report of an aggressive dog chasing people in the very early hours of Friday morning.

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  11. Kent County unveils new interactive recycling exhibitRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Kent County Department of Public Works created the $300,000 exhibit in the Kent County Recycling & Education Center, the Grand Rapids Press reported. The exhibit depicts a landfill, gives a history of recycling and waste, shows the facility's recycling process and illustrates how recyclables are turned into other objects.

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  12. Stars of a oeWhose Line is it Anyway?a performing in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood are picking up the mic to perform "Colin and Brad: Scared Scriptless" at the Forest Hills Fine Art Center.

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  13. Injury crash closes Kalamazoo Ave/32nd St intersection brieflyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids Police say an injury crash shortly before 8 p.m. has prompted them to shut down the Kalamazoo Avenue/32nd Street intersection. That's just for cleanup purposes, according to Lieutenant Mark Ostapowicz.

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  14. GRPD releases bodycam video of officer shooting pitbullRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Grand Rapids Police Department has released bodycam video showing one of its officers shooting what it describes as a "loose aggressive dog chasing people". That, after outrage over the incident was expressed by some citizens on social media.

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  15. GRPD searching for suspect after man shot near Oakhill CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids Police say a man was shot on the city's southeast side Friday night, and they're still searching for the suspect. Officers responded to the scene on Temple Street near Eastern Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. The perimeter was set up in an area bounded by Adams Street on the south, Eastern Avenue on the west, Hall Steet on the north, and Marshall Avenue on the east.

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  16. Food businesses compete at Boot Camp Pitch CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Six local food businesses competed Friday in downtown Grand Rapids for $10,000 in prize money from the Michigan Good Food Fund. The event was the Grand Rapids Business Boot Camp Pitch Competition, held at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market banquet hall, 435 Ionia Avenue SW.

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  17. Opera Grand Rapids holding garage saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The opera house is hosting a garage sale September 15th from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Betty Van Andel Opera Center. Costumes, props, furniture and more will be on sale.

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  18. Self-driving shuttles could serve Grand Rapids next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Riders will have access to places like the Monroe Center, the Grand Rapids Children's Museum, Van Andel Arena, Bridge Street Market, and more. Representatives of the shuttle service estimate the trial run would cost about $750,000 with Grand Rapids paying up to $250,000.

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  19. Vehicles towed near DeVos funeral; 24-hour grace period, thoughRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Some southeast Grand Rapids residents are not happy that their vehicles got towed to a city impound lot Thursday, after they parked on roads near the Rich DeVos funeral . Among the dignitaries attending the funeral at LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church, 107 La Grave Avenue, was former President George W. Bush.

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  20. Storm chaser & Michigan Blood talk potential impact of Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    As Hurricane Florence moves closer to the Carolina Coast, it's bringing the threat of rain and storm surge with it. As of late Thursday night, Florence had been downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 90 miles per hour.

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