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The Whitecaps Get a New Manager

The Detroit Tigers today announced that the West Michigan Whitecaps will have a new manager to begin the 2017 season, and it one of their own, so to speak.

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Halloween Can be Special for Children and Adults in Hospitals in Grand Rapids

Halloween is a memory maker for kids. The fun of dressing up in costumes, trick or treating, parties, they're all part of the fun of Halloween. But, what about the children in hospitals? What do they do? West Michigan organizations and parents are making sure that a hospital stay or wheelchair doesn’t get in the way this year.

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Help Take Care of Homeless, Sheltered Pets This Fall and Winter

Pets are a huge part of any family, but this fall, many of them are homeless and living in animal shelters. These animals awaiting their forever home sure could use the our support with food, toys, and everyday living essentials for these pets in need. What do you think? Want to help?

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Sarah Suydam (Burch Partners)
Sarah Suydam (Burch Partners)
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Downtown Market is a Halloween Paradise This Weekend

There's going to be a whole mess of fun at the Downtown Market this weekend. Saturday and Sunday, October 22 and 23, because it's the Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree!

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Classic Fire Truck has new Home at Grand Rapids Public Museum

This is really cool. The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced today the newest acquisition to their Collections, a 1937 American LaFrance “Tiller” Fire Truck, originally from the City of Grand Rapids.

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North Shore Animal League America's Tour For Life Pet Adoption Event
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How Do You Know Your Dog Loves You

Dog love, of humans, is pretty much unconditional. We could yell at them for leaving a mess on the carpet, ignore them when we're busy, hopefully not, but possibly hit them when we're angry, but always, they come back. They truly are man's best friend. And, they love us, right?

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Whales are Coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is opening the new exhibit Whales: Giants of the Deep this Saturday, October 22, beginning with a special Opening Party. This exhibition will be really immersive with lots of hands on components, life-size skeletons, models and a whole lot more.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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What’s Your ArtPrize Entry? Take the Quiz!

Have you ever thought about entering ArtPrize? Not sure where to get started? Want to know what your entry should be?

Now you can find out with the ArtPrize Entry Generator!

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Zeeland’s Pumpkinfest is Loads of Family Fun

The countdown is on for Zeeland’s Pumpkinfest - Celebrating community, family fun, and fall activities for over 30 years. This years "Pumpkinfest In Disguise," is next weekend.

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Dracula’s Blood, Franken-Worms and More at Grand Rapids Public Museum

It might be a very scary time for kids at the Grand Rapids Public Museum this October, because they'll be working with Dracula's blood. Creeeeeeeeeepy!

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Griffin Fans Excited Dan Cleary is Signed and the new Season Opens October 14

There's good news and excitement in Hockey Town - West this weekend. The Grand Rapids Griffins on Friday signed veteran forward Dan Cleary to a one-year contract.

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Andy Rent
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I Felt Like a Tourist in My Own Town

Have you ever taken the time to experience parts of Grand Rapids as a tourist would? It really gives you a new appreciation for how great our city is.

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