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  1. Fire officials ask for help clearing snow off hydrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Firefighters in Grand Rapids are asking for the public's help to clear fire hydrants that are covered in snow. Earlier this month, the department announced the Adopt a Hydrant program, and as the snow continues to fall, the amount of covered hydrants is on the rise.

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  2. John Ball Zoo lays out 25 year master planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- The John Ball Zoo is set to open for the 2015 season on March 1, but Tuesday zoo officials were talking about the next quarter century as they laid out their 25 year master plan to the Kent County Board of Commissioners. Some of the plans include a new black bear exhibit above the entrance, a tree-top lemur exhibit, and a year round indoor-outdoor sting ray lagoon would replace the one now that's only open from May until September.

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  3. Road proposal: Whata s the actual tax increase for voters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    It's a proposal slated for the May ballot that will ask voters to support a state sales tax increase from 6 to 7 percent to raise an additional $1.3 billion in revenue to help fund road fixes. A study released from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy finds the actual tax increase is closer to $2 billion overall.

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  4. FAA proposes regulations for commercial drone and unmanned aircraft useRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Federal Aviation Administration unveiled a proposed set of rules on Sunday for people flying small, unmanned aircrafts, including drones, for business purposes. Earlier Sunday, the White house released a presidential directive that will require federal agencies to publicly report where they fly drones in the U.S., as well as what they do with their aerial surveillance data.

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    Monday Feb 16 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    You may not have heard of him yet, but he wrote a song and made a music video about his hometown. The song is called, "Grand Rapids."

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  6. Previewing the final day of the West Michigan Golf ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich-The 27th annual West Michigan Golf Show wraps-up Sunday at DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids. Sunday, Brian and PJ joined us to talk about about their Junior Day events going on at the golf show.

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  7. Flex with FOX: Sculpting shoulders and tricepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- You may have heard the saying that summer bodies are made in the winter. There is no better time to get started on sculpting those shoulders and arms.

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  8. Featured Fugitives: Robinson & VeraRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- This week two new parole absconders wanted by the Michigan Department of Corrections and hunted by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force. Forty-eight-year-old David Vera has been on the run since mid-December and is a fugitive out of Grand Rapids.

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  9. Polar Plunge: No jumping into water, but leta s still partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-The Special Olympics have cancelled the 'polar plunge' part of their event Saturday morning, but the festivities surrounding it will continue. Staff and volunteers will still be on hand to run the "After Splash Bash," now being called the "No Splash Bash," so plungers can pick up their plunge shirts and enjoy a meal.

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  10. Old Rules Barbershop Quartet offers singing ValentineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- If you are looking for a gift other than flowers and candy to give your sweetheart, the Old Rules Barbershop Quartet is providing singing valentines throughout the Grand Rapids metro area.

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  11. Deadline to register for Affordable Care Act is February 15thRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- The deadline to register for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is Sunday, February 15th.

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  12. Crasha s Landing upcoming eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-Julie from Crash's Landing visited Saturday morning to tell us about a couple of upcoming events. A start to paint fundraising event on February 24, and a Voluteer Tour on March 8, teaching potential volunteers what the job entails.

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  13. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories valid Friday through SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    An approaching clipper system Friday will bring near blizzard conditions Friday night and Saturday as arctic cold temperatures and gusty winds settle in for the weekend. Winter Storm Warnings were issued by the National Weather Service Friday in anticipation of snow, gusty winds and dangerously cold wind chills.

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  14. 1 hurt in stabbing south of Fuller Park in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A search is underway for a suspect Grand Rapids police believe stabbed a man on the city's northeast side Wednesday evening. Officers were called to the area of Benjamin Avenue just north of Fountain Street around 9:45 p.m., locating a male victim suffering from a stab wound to the lower abdomen.

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  15. Finding a Forever Home for KaylaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Kayla is a 16-year-old girl searching for a loving family - who says she`s never met someone she doesn`t like. She's a self proclaimed 'tomboy' who puts others before herself - but after spending three years searching for a loving adoptive family ,she's hoping someone else will put her first.

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  16. First acts announced for Summer Concert Series at Meijer GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- Spring is around the corner and there is a lot happening at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. Wednesday, the park announced some of the acts set to perform during the Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert Series, as well as gave a closer look at new exhibits.

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  17. Road to Recovery: Drivers needed to help patients beat cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Each day thousands of people need a ride to their cancer treatments, but according to the American Cancer Society, many of them are stranded without a way to get to the treatments they need. American Cancer Society's program called Road to Recovery drives patients in need of transportation to their appointments, but they need drivers in the Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo areas.

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  18. Putting a stop to dangerous intersections near schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Safe passage for kids to school, it's a focus for both parents and administrators in every West Michigan school district but trouble at a Grand Rapids intersection has crossing guards, raising a red flag. We are talking about the area of Grandville and Hall.

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  19. Woman wants deceased grandmothera s stolen items returnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich.-A woman who said her deceased grandmother's items were stolen wants them back and the person or people responsible held accountable. Her life was anything but easy in the months leading up to her death.

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  20. Chefs will pair beers with dishes during Cool Brews, Hot EatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Cool Brews, Hot Eats is a way to sample the great beers being brewed in Grand Rapids and the great food being created to go with them!

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