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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Adopt Spike From Crash’s Landing

The summer heat has many retreating for air conditioning indoors. That makes now the perfect time to enjoy some furry company and adopt a cat from Crash's Landing.

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GRPS Museum School a Finalist in the National “Super School Project”

These are proud and exciting moments for the Grand Rapids Public Schools Museum School. They have been named one of the 50 finalists in the XQ Super School Project.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media; Switch
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media; Switch
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ArtPrize Partners With Switch for STEAM Educational Experience

ArtPrize has announced a new partnership with Switch, the operator of SUPERNAP Grand Rapids at the Switch Pyramid, that will bring an interactive STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) educational experience to ArtPrize this fall.

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Syracuse v UConn
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Grand Rapids WNBA Star Morgan Tuck Back In Grand Rapids to Inspire Kids

Morgan Tuck, 4-time NCAA National Champion and WNBA star, is returning home, Grand Rapids, to serve as the keynote speaker for the Youth Inspires Hometown luncheon. Designed to motivate and inspire local youth and team leaders, the luncheon will be held on Wednesday, July 27 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the JW Marriott, 235 Louis St NW, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503.

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Thermometer Reading One Hundred Degrees On A Weathered Wall Of Wooden Shingles
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How to Deal With the Heat in West Michigan This Week

Are you ready to sweat your butt off? We are expecting the heat index to be near 100 degrees for the next couple of days. How will you keep cool?.

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5/3rd Bank in Wyoming Robbed, Residents Told to Shelter in Place

Kent County Sheriff's deputies are telling people near M-6 and U.S. 131 to shelter in place while they search for a bank robbery suspect.

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‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ Reveals First Look at LEGO Joker and LEGO Robin

The first teaser for The LEGO Batman Movie was appropriately Bat-heavy and even more delightful than we could have imagined. And while Will Arnett’s narcissistic Dark Knight probably doesn’t care too much about his co-stars, we’ve been anxious to see what some of Batman’s other famous characters will look like in the upcoming LEGO Movie spinoff. Thankfully, the wait is over.

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"Baby"/Humane Society of West Michigan
"Baby"/Humane Society of West Michigan
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Baby the Cat Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Baby the cat, came calling today.

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

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History Channel
History Channel
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Kentwood Man Survives 66 Days In The Wilderness, Wins $500,000 [Video]

David McIntyre, 50, is no stranger to the wilderness. He taught survival training in Brazil, and often tested his mettle in the woods of his native Pennsylvania.

The Kentwood resident recently outlasted 10 other contestants on the History Channel reality series 'Alone', owing his win to mental toughness. 

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Lonely dog puppy looking behind a fence
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Puppies from Now Closed Woodland Mall Designer Dog Store up for Adoption

After public outcry led to the closing of the The Barking Boutique in Woodland Mall, The BISSELL Pet Foundation stepped in to secretly purchase the remaining puppies.

Five puppies are now available for adoption, WZZM-13 reports.

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Police Department
Courtesy Grand Rapids Police Department
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Police Release Sketch of a Man Wanted For Rape in Grand Rapids

GRPD are asking for help finding a man wanted for rape in Grand Rapids. They have issued a sketch of the suspect.

The incident happened near Denny's on Plainfield Avenue on July 7 between 1:00 and 2:00a.m., Fox 17 reports. 

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‘Indiana Jones’ Might Be Getting the ‘Star Wars’ Treatment From Disney

When Disney acquired Lucasfilm and the rights to distribute Indiana Jones, rumors began circulating about the studios’ intentions to reboot the franchise and cast a younger actor in Harrison Ford’s iconic role. That’s not the case, however, as Ford is reuniting with Steven Spielberg for Indiana Jones 5, while recent comments from studio chief Bob Iger suggested that there are still plans to reboot Indy sometime in the near future. As it turns out, those plans may be a bit bigger than Iger implied.

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