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Early Morning Rush | Tuesday, June 28

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — 46 FOUND DEAD IN TRUCK: Dozens of people were found dead inside or near a tractor trailer in Texas in what police believe is a human smuggling case. So far, 46 people have been reported dead. Another 16 were found alive inside the truck suffering...
KENT COUNTY, MI
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — School of Rock starring Jack Black and Miranda Cosgrove hit theaters in 2003, entertaining audiences with a musician turned rogue music teacher educating students on how to rock out, ultimately becoming a fan-favorite. Now the actual school is coming to Grand Rapids. Their grand opening...
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Ford receives $101M incentive package to expand in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan lawmakers approved a $101 million incentive package for Ford Motor Co. for a planned project that will create 3,030 jobs and $1.16 billion in manufacturing facility investments throughout the state. The tax-funded incentive will be paid in increments and is contingent on Ford hitting promised...
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Teenagers fill in WWII bunker they spent a year building

KENT COUNTY, Mich. — Beginning in 2021, two teenagers set out to create something truly special that they would ultimately have to destroy a year later. Kouper and Hudson are best friends and self-described military history buffs who spent an entire year creating a WWII era bunker not far from the North Country Trail in Kent County.
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Crews battling house fire in Ottawa Co.

OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — Crews are battling a fire at a home in Ottawa County Monday morning. The home is on 120th Avenue near the intersection with Port Sheldon Street in Olive Township. It is unclear if there were any injures in the fire or if anyone was inside...
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Early Morning Rush | Monday, June 27

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — HOSPITALS TO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE ABORTIONS: West Michigan's largest healthcare system, Spectrum Health, plans to maintain their policy on abortion. A statement from over the weekend says, in part, "until there is clarity, we will continue our practice of providing abortions when medically necessary." This...
GRAND RAPIDS, MI