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Grandmother Charged with Leaving Child in Hot Car at Alpine Walmart

Stanton grandmother, 71-year-old Karol Fitzgerald, who's accused of leaving her granddaughter in a hot car while she shopped at the Alpine Walmart, has been arraigned, WZZM-13 reports. 

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Fifth Third Financial Empowerment Mobile Rolls Into Grand Rapids

The Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, the eBus, will be in Grand Rapids at two locations this week, on Thursday June 16 and Friday June 17. Fifth Third’s eBus is open to the community.

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Take a Look at These Photos of the Newly Redesigned Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum

If you think that you've seen everything that the museum has to offer, you're mistaken. The new exhibits are completely different than what you've seen before, and the museum worked to make everything more interactive.

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Grand Rapids Hotel Prices Among Most Expensive in Midwest

As Grand Rapids grows and becomes a destination for travelers, our hotel prices are growing too. ChicagoHotels.org says Grand Rapids hotels are among the most expensive in the Midewest.

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‘100 Most Influential Women in Michigan’ Includes Many From Grand Rapids

Crain's Detroit Business has announced its first list of the "100 Most Influential Women in Michigan."

Twenty-eight of the women on the list are from outside of the Detroit-area including many from Grand Rapids.

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The Day Muhammad Ali Came To Grand Rapids [Video]

Back in 1993, Muhammad Ali celebrated his 51st birthday in Grand Rapids while visiting the local Ronald McDonald house. WOOD-TV's Jack Doles remembers...

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Musketawa Trail: Gold Spike Trail Tour III [Photos]

Last weekend, the Friends of the Musketawa Trail hosted the Gold Spike Trail Tour. The biennial event covered the entire Musketawa Trail, running from Marne to Muskegon, and connected with the Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail in Grand Rapids to the east.

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Aretha Franklin to Play Grand Rapids’ DeVos Performance Hall October 9

The "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin is coming to Grand Rapids at DeVos Performance Hall on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

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List of Roads Closed and Parking Meters Unavailable During Festival of the Arts

Festival of the Arts is Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5 in downtown Grand Rapids.

Thousands will enjoy music, food and the arts this weekend, but Festival also brings multiple road closings in Grand Rapids.

See when and where roads will be closed and parking will be restricted this weekend in Grand Rapids.

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Grand Rapids’ Blue Bridge Will Light Up Orange Thursday Night for Gun Violence Awareness Day

The iconic Blue Bridge downtown Grand Rapids will light up orange tonight in recognition of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, MLive reports. 

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