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Soldiers Of The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment Hosts Annual Flags-In Ceremony At Arlington Cemetery
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Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies in West Michigan

Memorial Day brings a chance to enjoy a long weekend with the unofficial start of summer in West Michigan, but it's important to remember why we have Memorial Day.

This weekend, West Michigan will remember those who died while serving our country.

View our list of Memorial Day parades and ceremonies in West Michigan.

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Kjetil Ree (CC)
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US Census Bureau: GR Population Rises, Allendale Is Area’s Fastest Growing Community

Estimates released by the US Census Bureau shows the metropolitan Grand Rapids area is growing at a steady rate, while Allendale, to no one's surprise, is the area's fastest growing suburb.

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Do You Have an Old American Flag? Art Van Will Replace it For Free!

If you have an American flag at your home or business that's hanging with pride, but it's getting to be worn out a bit... this entire summer Art Van Furniture is offering to replace old flags with new ones for people...

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Michigan Receives “D+” On American Society of Civil Engineers’ Infrastructure Report Card

Each year, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) rates every state's and the nation's infrastructure, and this year they gave both Michigan and the United States a bad grade...

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“Thoroughly Modern Millie” Opens at Civic Theatre Next Week

What does it take for a girl to be modern in 1922 New York? The answer is simple, become a flapper, and, star in a great show at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.

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GOP Congressional Candidate Greg Gianforte Campaigns In Great Falls, MT
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Reporter Claims Montana Politician ‘Body Slammed’ Him and Broke His Glasses

Ben Jacobs, political reporter for international news publication The Guardian, has claimed tonight that he was body slammed by Montana Republican Candidate for Congress Greg Gianforte.

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Tanger Outlets, Grand Rapids via Facebook
Tanger Outlets, Grand Rapids via Facebook
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Tanger Outlets Now Offering Priority Parking For Veterans

Tanger Outlets announced on their Facebook page Tuesday that they now have priority parking for veterans of the Armed Forces. The spaces are located in front of Shopper Services and behind the Nike store.

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8 Ways to Have a ‘Twin Peaks’ Experience in Grand Rapids

Twin Peaks made its glorious return to television this week after a break of over 25 years. Fans across the country are celebrating the new season.

Here are 8 ways to celebrate Twin Peaks in Grand Rapids!

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Human Trafficking Survivors Have Hope in Grand Rapids

Human Trafficking is a bigger problem than anyone realizes, or wants to think about. It is a growing crime that has been called modern-day slavery. That's where Women At Risk, International's (WAR, Int'l) comes in. They're is there to help.  It's not surprising eighty percent of those who are trafficked are women, and half are children. Girls make up two out of every three child victims. Startling, isn't it. And, yes, it happens right here in River City.

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New Netflix Instant Releases: June 2017

It’s that time again: time to round up everything coming and going from all the streaming services at the start of the new month. Netflix has a pretty fantastic slate for this June, which includes their Cannes contender Okja, directed by Bong Joon-ho and starring Tilda Swinton and Jake Gyllenhaal. There’s also a few popular 2016 releases like Xavier Dolan’s It’s Only the End of the World, and Catfight, that movie about Sandra Oh and Anne Heche beating the living daylights out of each other. And if you want to hear a bunch of animated plants sing Simon & Garfunkel’s “The Sound of Silence,” give Trolls a shot.

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Craig’s Cruisers in Wyoming is Expanding & It’s Going to be Even Cooler!

Craig's Cruisers Family Fun Center is about to be even more fun once their expansion is complete!

The Grand Rapids Business Journal says that Craig's Cruisers, located on Clyde Park in Wyoming, has begun a $2...

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Kids Who Let Dog Out Into Rush Hour Traffic Come Forward, Will Do Community Service

Last week we reported that two individuals had stopped by The Geek Group on Leonard St. and let their dog, Mackie, out into rush hour traffic...

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