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    Rep. Amash calls proposed tax breaks for Switch data center ‘Cronyism and corporate welfare’

    Rep. Justin Amash is speaking out strongly against a package of tax breaks being put together by state lawmakers for the $5 billion data center that could move into the empty Steelcase Pyramid.

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    One arrested after standoff in Battle Creek

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — One person is in custody following a standoff with police Wednesday morning. According to Battle Creek Police, the incident started just before 7 a.m. after officers were called to a breaking and entering report at a house on Minges Road near Capital Avenue. When police arrived on scene, they were able to see a suspect inside the home. The owner of the home reportedly told police that there were loaded weapons inside the house. A perimeter […]

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    Details on how “Anonymous” is taking on ISIS

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    Motorist pays it forward to Michigan bicyclist traveling through snowy conditions

    WHITE LAKE, TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A Michigan man received a much needed lift on Saturday as snow blanketed much of Michigan, including the Detroit area. According to WJBK, Jason Kapoor was leaving work late Saturday night, when he saw a bicyclist named Tony pedaling through the snow.  It was more than a seven-mile ride for Tony, so Jason gave him a ride in the snowy freezing temperatures. For more on this story click here. A GoFundMe page has been set up […]

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    78-year-old man with dementia reported missing in Holland found safe

    Emery Blanksma, 78, was reported missing Tuesday by Holland Department of Public Safety.

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    Grand Rapids Christmas tree arrives at Rosa Parks Circle

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Christmas Tree has arrived! The 47-foot tall Blue Spruce arrived downtown early Tuesday morning from Dutchman Tree Farms in Manton, Michigan.  The tree is placed by the Grand Rapids Art Museum and Rosa Parks Circle at 101 Monroe Center. A collection of downtown businesses put up the funding for this year’s tree. The Grand Rapids Tree Lighting event will take place on Dec. 3 at 5:30pm.

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    Second crash in two days at M-37 intersection near Middleville

    MIDDLEVILLE, Mich. — Emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle crash Tuesday at M-37 and Crane Road, according to the Barry County Sheriff’s Department. The crash happened at about 3 p.m.  when the driver of a car heading west on Crane did not yield to a southbound van driving down M-37.   The van was struck on the driver’s side and rolled at least two times, according to the sheriff’s department. There were minor injuries in the crash and no one […]

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    Mother, stepfather of Jamarion Lawhorn sentenced for child abuse

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The mother and stepfather of the youngest convicted killer in Kent County were sentenced Tuesday for child abuse charges. Anita Lawhorn and Bernard Harrold were both sentenced to one year in jail and five years probation for third-degree child abuse involving Jamarion Lawhorn. Because Lawhorn and Harrold have other children, their sentences were split.   Lawhorn was ordered to serve 150 days in jail before beginning her probation, with credit for 36 days already served. Harrold will […]

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    2 arrested in Minneapolis protest shootings

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police in Minneapolis say they have arrested a second man in the overnight shootings of five Black Lives Matter protesters. The man was arrested in his car in south Minneapolis. Police described him as a 32-year-old Hispanic man. Police earlier arrested a 23-year-old white man in the shootings. They say they are still seeking “additional suspects.” None of the protesters suffered life-threatening injuries during Monday night’s shooting. They were among scores of people who have demonstrated for more […]