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Where are the Fireworks Displays in West Michigan

If you're looking for THE place to go to see Fireworks this 4th of July weekend, you don't have far to go because there are several fantastic shows this weekend right here at home.

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Kenny Rogers Says it’s Time to Fold ‘um

America’s favorite Gambler’s career spanning over half a century, is on his farewell tour. Kenny Rogers is retiring after performances covering the United States, Ireland, Philippines, Thailand and the United Kingdom.

A career that began in the 1950s as a teen rocker and a folk singer in the ‘60s is folding his cards, The Gambler's Last Deal tour, as one of the best-selling country musicians of all time.

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Downtown Grand Rapids Jazz Fest Needs Your Help

Want to have some fun this August, enjoy some Cool Jazz, and help with a wonderful event? Volunteer for the GRandJazzFest!

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Andy Rent’s 100.5 River Golf Outing is Selling out. Better Reserve Your Spot Today

Monday, July 18, is the day, and Watermark Country Club is the place, for the fourth annual Andy Rent 100.5 River Golf Outing, presented by Bow Tie Dental, and it's selling out fast. But, that doesn't mean there isn't a place for you. There is still time to register for a super fun golf event.

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Lavender the Cat Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Lavender, the cat, came calling today.

Lavender visited with Andy Rent as he talked about her on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Grand Rapids Ranked #3 in Nation for Businesses to Prosper

Grand Rapids surly is The Right Place! We are The Right Place, for the second consecutive year, because Area Development Magazine has ranked the Grand Rapids-Wyoming MSA as the third best area in the country for businesses to prosper. The sixth annual “Leading Locations” study was published on Area Development’s website this week.

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Do You Take Naps? The Shorter the Nap the Better…for Your Health

This is awful news for nap lovers ... New research shows that napping is bad for us. Well, sort of.

All of us in Morning Radio feel sleep deprived, and probably try to take a nap, I know I do, just revive ourselves. Ahhh, that wonderful snooze, that, as it turns out, if too long, is bad for our health.

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The Love of a Child is so Precious [Video]

This is such a sweet video. I has to warm your heart, no matter what kind of day you're having.

A dad picked up his son from school everyday, and each time filmed his adorable reaction which he edited into this montage.

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How was Your Weekend? As Good as This Dogs? [Video]

Ahh, the dogs life...what a life. Lounge around the house all day getting petted.

And, on this lazy Saturday afternoon, and it's easy to see who the king of this house is.

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Tree Top Zipline Adventure Park is Open in Grand Rapids

Have you ever gone to the movies and the one you wanted to see was sold out? Right? So, then what do you do? You sand there looking at the board behind the ticket seller, gaping at what you might be able to see, but at a much later start time. Super bummer! So, let me ask again, what do you do? Have you thought about ziplining?

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Love Michigan and Save a Life With a Blood Donation

A Michigan summer is a beautiful thing. So is saving a life.

That is why Michigan Blood is inviting all of us to celebrate both during Michigan Blood’s ‘Love Michigan’ blood drives throughout the state over the Fourth of July weekend, June 30 – July  4.

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Iron Chef Competition at the Downtown Market Tonight

Tonight is the night...four top local chefs will compete in the first annual "Market Masters: A Market Chef Showdown," an Iron Chef type competition, at the Downtown Market, and it will be loads of fun.

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