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Andy Rent

Starting out as a weatherman/TV-Radio host for TV8 in the 70's, Andy also played "Captain Woody" on the TV8 afternoon kids show, and probably is the most recognized personality in the West Michigan area having been on radio and TV for the better part of three decades. Andy is originally a "Hoosier" from Muncie, Indiana and always wanted to be in “show biz”. After graduating from Ball State University, Andy stayed in Indiana, working in radio and TV in Richmond, Muncie and Indianapolis. He moved to Grand Rapids to work at WOOD-TV where he met his wife Kathy. Andy is deeply involved in the Grand Rapids and West Michigan community. He has served on the board of directors of the Metropolitan YMCA, and Easter Seals-Michigan. He also assists the Salvation Army, DeGage Ministries, JDRF, Disability Advocates, Hope Network, and various other non-profit organizations. Interests: I love golf, travel, reading, dining out, theater and movies. And, of course my children and grand children. Andy and his wife Kathy have 7 children and 8 grandchildren. They have a busy life. Music: I love all kinds - especially jazz, blues, and classical, rock and pop hits. The best part about my job: The ability to make a difference in the community.
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Summer Theater Fun at Circle Theatre

Summer theater in Grand Rapids is always the best. This month, Circle Theatre continues the Main Stage season with the comedy ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, running July 10 through 26. This hilarious comedy by Richard Bean is based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, and takes place in Brighton, England in 1963. It's full of gangsters, deception, murder, and complete hilarious confusion. ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, received 5-star reviews from every London newspaper and was the hit of the 2012 Broadway season.

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Salvation Army’s Talent & Treasure Sale is Saturday

The Salvation Army is having a fun event tomorrow, Saturday, June 28.

You can show your talents and display your treasures at The Salvation Army’s Women Auxiliary's 'Talent & Treasure' event.  It takes place from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm with set up starting at 8:00 am at the Salvation Army of Fulton Heights Corps located at 1215 Fulton, East.

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Whitecaps put All-Star Classic Autographed Jerseys up for Auction

Are you a collector?  Do you like sports memorabilia? Well, you're in luck!

Game-worn jerseys of future MLB stars from the 2014 Midwest League All-Star Classic are going up for auction. They're all autographed and are going up for auction at milbauctions.com, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting charity.

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Millie is a Pool Shark at age 101 [Video]

Shooting pool is something that has been a part of my life since I was a little boy.  My grandfather had a pool table and I remember Tuesday night family dinners that would end up in the pool room for a family 'shoot out.' I've played pool since I was old enough to hold a cue stick.

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Does a British Anti-Speeding Commercial go too far? [Video]

Yikes! This is one horrifying, powerful Public Service commercial.

As you'll see, they do things differently in Europe, and here,the British government wanted to draw a lot of attention to the dangers of speeding by releasing a public service announcement

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(Photo by Moses Robinson/Getty Images for GMA)
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Grand Rapids Symphony Holiday Concert Tickets on Sale now

I know it's Summer, and we're really enjoying these warm, sunny, sometimes, days, but why wait until December to enjoy a holiday surprise? Today the Grand Rapids Symphony announced that tickets are now on sale for their three seasonal shows!

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