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  1. Commission denies mining operation request as hundreds turn out to a oePrevent the PitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Hundreds packed in to a Courtland Township planning commission meeting Thursday night to "prevent the pit" with commissioners ultimately voting to recommend to deny the special use permit request submitted by Sable Developing Inc. The meeting was moved to East Rockford Middle School to accommodate the larger crowd. More than two dozen people over a two hour time-frame spoke out against the proposed mining operation plan.

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  2. Spring tradition continues with Westside Community CleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    An event that started as a small group of Grand Rapids residents cleaning up their neighborhood back in 2009, is expecting hundreds of people this year. Saturday, May 2 marks the 7th Annual Westside Community Cleanup event.

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  3. Hudsonville shop, community pulling together to get bike for Princess SadieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    HUDSONVILLE, Mich.,- The dream of family bike rides this summer is picking up speed for the Beute family in Allendale, but they still need one special bike for their special little girl. 5-year-old Sadie, who was adopted from Ghana when she was just 18 months old, will need something called a "Duet Wheelchair Tandem Bicycle".

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  4. Grand Rapids Police at the scene where man's body was found Tuesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The body of a man in his 40s was found Wednesday morning in the 1500 block of Plainfield Avenue NE in Grand Rapids. Police were saying little about the death except that the man was known to police as having a problem with alcohol addiction.

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  5. Red tape: Allendale woman overpays Social Security, waits 8 months for refundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Her daughter, Joan Bailey said, "She was born and raised in Italy, and her and my dad emigrated to the United States in 1949." Vlasich arrived on Ellis Island and lived a long life.

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  6. Court documents: Woman confesses to murdering Janna KellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A 52-year-old Kent County woman confessed to the 2007 murder of Janna Kelly, according to court documents obtained by FOX 17. Robin Lynn Root said she pushed Kelly during an argument at Kelly's Grand Rapids home on Dec. 4, 2007, according to court documents. Kelly was unconscious when Root allegedly put her in the trunk of her car.

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  7. What to watch for at Supreme Court gay marriage argumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The debate over same-sex marriage moves to the Supreme Court today, where justices will hear arguments about whether there's a constitutional right to such unions nationwide. The stakes are enormous.

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  8. Sparta woman surprised to learn shea s a dead,a according to Social SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Those famous words came to mind after I spoke with Sarah Jewell, 25, from Sparta. Like most hardworking Americans, the pharmacy technician filed her tax return in February.

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  9. FOX 17a s LIVE coverage begins in Washington D.C. on Michigana s same-sex marriage caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the legality of same-sex marriage stemming from cases in four different states, including Michigan. Michigan's case began in 2012 when April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse , a lesbian couple from Metro Detroit, sued to challenge the state's ban on gay marriage after they found they were not legally able to adopt each other's children.

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  10. Grand Rapids womana s husband in Nepal during massive quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    As the world watches the devastation in Nepal, a local woman is waiting to be reunited with her husband who was in Nepal during the quakes. Jennifer Whitten-Sunar said that her husband Ishwor, a native of Nepal, had just arrived when the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck and knocked out communication with him for several hours.

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  11. West Michigan womana s husband in Nepal during massive quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    As the world watches the devastation in Nepal, a local woman is waiting to be reunited with her husband who was in Nepal during the quakes. Jennifer Whitten-Sunar said that her husband Ishwor, a native from Nepal had just arrived back to his home country when the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck, knocking out commuincation with him for several hours.

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  12. supermercadomexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A local Hispanic bakery in Grand Rapids is going mainstream after partnering with Meijer to sell their authentic mexican breads inside a couple of their stores on the Lakeshore. "Right by the register.

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  13. Smart phone app lets users take walking tours of Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-A smart phone app created by a local man is helping lead walkers through history as they make their way through the city. 'GR Walks' is a free program that lets you pick a walking trail in the city, then gives you historical facts as you follow it.

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  14. Dance marathon to benefit YWCARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The marathon will be at Armentality studios, located at 233 E. Fulton St Suite 620 in Grand Rapids.

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  15. Flex with FOX: Getting a oebacka in shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- As we head into wedding season, many brides-to-be may be wanting to get their backs in shape for those beautiful dresses.

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  16. Neighborhood council & Brewery Vivant team up to clean the streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Members of the East Hills Council of Neighbors and Brewery Vivant are getting a head start on spring They teamed up to put on dual events Saturday morning in Grand Rapids.

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  17. West Michigan task force is protecting kids by locking up online predatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ALLEGAN COUNTY, Mich.- A West Michigan task force created by the FBI is working to protect children from online predators. WEB CHEX, which stands for West Michigan Based Child Exploitation task force, was created by the FBI in Grand Rapids in 2014 through grant money.

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  18. Grand Rapids attorney to argue in favor of gay marriage ban in Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    He is the man who has been hired by the State of Michigan to argue in favor of upholding the existing ban on same-sex marriage in front of the United States Supreme Court next week. John Bursch-a Grand Rapids-based attorney who works for the Warner Norcross & Judd law firm-has appeared in front of the Supreme Court 15 times during his career.

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  19. Five downtown Grand Rapids museums to offer free admissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Five museums and arts institutions will be open for free during the fourth annual Museums Free For All event from noon until 5 p.m. Sunday, April 26. The Grand Rapids Art Museum, Children's Museum, Public Museum, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and, for the first time, the UICA are participating in the event.

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  20. Woman with 37 dogs in horrid conditions to serve 90 days in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-A woman who kept 37 dogs in filthy conditions in her home in Grand Rapids has been ordered to serve 90 days in jail. Kent County prosecutors tell FOX 17 that Kimberly Savino was convicted Thursday of violating a condition of her probation because she did not establish a place of residence in order to do her required 400 hours of community service.

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