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    Bible translated into emojis in new way to spread the word of God

    There is a new version of the King James Bible available for purchase and download, and this version is packed with characters not previously seen contained within the Good Book’s pages: emojis. It is called Bible Emoji, a full digital translation of the Bible complete with popular emoji characters, symbols, and modern-day text speak. 📖 of Genesis: 01:006:020 (1/2) Of 🐔🐔 after their kind, & of 🐮🐮 after their kind, of every creeping thing of the 🌎 after his kind, […]

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    Man and dog rescued, teenage son escapes from overnight house fire

    HOLLAND, Mich. — Firefighters managed to rescue a man and a family dog from a house fire late Sunday night, while the man’s teenage son was able to escape on his own. The fire happened shortly before midnight at a home on East 22nd St. in Holland.  When firefighters arrived, police who were already on the scene told them someone was still in the basement. The firefighters were able to enter through a window and pull the man out of […]

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    1 killed in overnight shooting, no suspect in custody

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — No arrests have been made after one person was shot and killed early Wednesday morning on the city’s south east side. Police received the call for a possible shooting at a home at 255 Dickinson SE at around 1:45 a.m.  When officers arrived, they found a victim, identified as Mark Toliver, 27, who had been shot on the front porch of the residence.  Toliver had gunshot wounds to the neck and chest.  He died as a result […]

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    Victim identified in Kalamazoo shooting

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — One person was killed and two others were injured on Monday night, after a fight escalated into a shooting investigation in Kalamazoo. It all happened at around 10:00 p.m. in the area of Westnedge and Mabel in Kalamazoo.  Police say a group of people were involved in a fight, when gunshots were fired.  When officers arrived, they found a 38-year-old man with a single gunshot wound.  He died at the hospital. The victim has been identified as Niquay […]

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    Veterans Job Fair: Dozens of employers looking to hire local veterans

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — A job fair is scheduled for Friday in Muskegon that aims to get area veterans placed into new careers. This job fair was started in 2012 by the Veterans’ Center of Muskegon County, helping to match hundreds of future employees with employers. This year, there are at least 55 employers taking part in the hiring event. The Veterans Job Fair will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the USS LST 393 Veterans Museum located […]

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    3 arrested in counterfeit money investigation in Kalamazoo County

    PORTAGE, Mich. — Three people are in custody, accused of spreading counterfeit money around Kalamazoo County in multiple incidents. The arrests were the result of a report from the Walmart in Portage on Thursday at around 9:44 p.m., where several subjects attempted to purchase items with counterfeit currency. When police arrived, they saw a potential suspect vehicle with four people inside, but they lost sight of it.  Officers then observed three suspects walking next to a business near 1800 Vanderbilt.  […]

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    New Years Day will break you. In the best possible way.

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Before they recently played a show in Michigan, heavy metal outfit New Years Day paid a visit to our studio. Watch the above video for vocalist Ash Costello’s observations on female-fronted bands, pride in music videos, and most of all, the fans. Click here to check out New Years Day on Facebook Additional credit to Entertainment & Media Consultant, Chris Petras

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    Pursuit ends in crash; police using thermal imaging to locate suspect

    HOLLAND, Mich. — Police are trying to locate a driver who led them on a short pursuit before crashing and running from the scene early Tuesday morning. It all started at around 2:15 a.m. in the city of Holland.  Police say it started with a stalking complaint against the suspect.  When officers caught up with the 20-year-old male in his pickup truck, he led them on a short pursuit before wrecking at Waverly Avenue and M-40, ending the chase. When […]

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    Shooting in Grand Rapids sends one to hospital

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — One person has been hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after a shooting in Grand Rapids, police say. It happened Monday night at around midnight in front of a home on Prince SE.  Police say a man in his 30s was shot and taken to the hospital for treatment.  He is expected to survive. It is not clear what led up to the shooting.  No suspects are in custody at this time.