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Chicago Polar Plunge 2015
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Lady Gaga Takes the Plunge in Chicago

Lady Gaga and her fiance Taylor Kinney took the plunge over the weekend. No, not marriage. The Polar Plunge in Chicago!

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Great Jazz Coming Back in August With GRandJazzFest

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation returns to Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids, this Aug. 20 and 21, for the fifth annual festival. The popular family-friendly festival, which attracted more than 10,000 people last year, is West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival. The two-day festival will again be free because of Presenting Sponsor DTE Energy Foundation, the City of Grand Rapids and other sponsoring organizations and individuals.

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The Bunny Train in Coopersville is Ready to Roll

It's that time of year again with Spring and Easter just around the corner. It's time to hop aboard the Bunny Train!

This is always a family favorite when the Coopersville & Marne Railway presents their annual Bunny Train. This year, the 13th, the train will run on Saturdays, March 12, 19 and 26 and on Sundays March 13 and 20. Saturday train departures are at 11:00 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. On Sundays, the trains leave at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. The friendly Conductor will call “All Aboard” at 20 minutes before each departure.

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Here Come the Chickens

The chickens are coming...the chickens are coming!

Yes, the Chickens are back, as Gilda’s LaughFest, announced they’ll attempt to take back the Guinness World Record for ”Largest Rubber Chicken Toss!”

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5th Annual Celebration Of New Zealand Filmmaking - Cocktail Reception
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Have Fun With Paws Claws & Corks for Humane Society

It has been a good year for the Humane Society of West Michigan. They have found permanent homes for 3,038 animals. That is very special.

Here at 100.5 The River, we're proud that we're able to partner with them for our Wet Nose Wednesday feature, a part of Andy Rent's "Andy in the Morning," show, to present a pet of the week in hopes of finding a home. Our success rate has been outstanding as 98% of all of the pets featured on the program have been adopted.

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Cathedral of Saint Andrew to Celebrate 24 Hours for the Lord

Catholics in the Diocese of Grand Rapids have the opportunity to participate with Catholics from all over the world during 24 Hours for the Lord on March 4-5 at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew in downtown Grand Rapids...

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A London Park In Miniature
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The Butterflies Will be Flying at Meijer Gardens Beginning Tomorrow

Can you belive 7,000 tropical butterflies will be flying about at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park beginning tomorrow, March 1?

How exciting that they're baaaack!

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Best Picture Oscar Nominees for Academy Awards Tonight [Video]

The Oscars, Motion Picture Academy Awards, are tonight. Will you be watching? I will. I love movies and movie magic, the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. It's always fun to "star watch," and see who wins.

The final award is always the Best Picture award. Have you seen any of the nominees, or better yet, do you know which films have been nominated?

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Gypsy Jazz Coming to St. Cecilia Music Center in March [Video]

Great Jazz continues in Grand Rapids, and March 10, 2016, is the night Grand Rapids will hear the newest star, dynamic young French Jazz Vocalist Cyrille Aimée with a night of Gypsy Jazz at the St. Cecilia Music Center. She is certainly on a roll, as her latest album, "Let's Get Lost" recently hit #1 on the Jazz Charts.

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Women’s Resource Center Pillar Award Winners Announced

Women's Resource Center just announced the winners of the 2016 Pillar Awards. The award goes to employers who are empowering the women in their workplace through progressive and inclusive practices to improve the recruitment, retention and advancement of working women.

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Volvo World Match Play Championship - Day Four
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Our Ireland Trip Could be Your Vacation of a Lifetime

Dublin, Rock of Cashel,, Waterford & Waterford Crystal Factory, Cobh, Blarney Castle, Killarney, Ring of Kerry, Galway, Bunratty Castle, Cliffs of Moher, Kylemore Abbey, Belfast.

These are just some of the places we'll visit as we set off on our 12-day Best of Ireland Tour, and you could be with us.

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Five Important Changes to Note For Dessert Wars 2016

Dessert Wars is right around the corner! The annual event will be taking place Monday, February 22 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the Amway Grand Plaza's Ambassador Ballroom...

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