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2014 ArtPrize Winner ‘Intersections’ Heading to Boston, Featured by National Geographic [Video]

Anila Quayyum Agha’s "Intersections" won the Public Vote and was co-winner of the Juried Grand Prize at ArtPrize 2014.

The popular entry is heading to the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass., just north of Boston. "Intersections" was also recently featured by National Geographic. 

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Occupy Wall Street Movement Joins With Activists Group For May Day Demonstrations
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Grand Rapids Police Putting Officers on Horseback

On Tuesday, the Grand Rapids Police Department announced that they are partnering with the Kent County Sheriff's Department to begin putting officers on mounted patrol.

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Adele Turns Carpool Karaoke Into Amphitheater-Worthy Gig

The singer tackles the Spice Girls plus her own songs, and earns a thumbs-up from Nicki Minaj after she tackles 'Monster' in the Late Late Show clip.

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‘Die Hard’ and ‘Harry Potter’ Star Alan Rickman Dies at Age 69

Alan Rickman, the tremendously talented British actor behind such iconic roles as Hans Gruber in Die Hard and Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films, has died at the age of 69 following a bout with cancer.

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UICA Screening ‘Labyrinth’ in Honor of David Bowie

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts in Grand Rapids has announced a one-night screening of Labyrinth in honor of the late David Bowie.

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5 Things Your Co-Worker Will Do After Winning Powerball

With Powerball reaching record highs, watch out for these five things your co-worker is likely to do if he or she hits the jackpot. 

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Grand Rapids Fashion Show Raising Money to Battle Human Trafficking

Crowned Free will host its Launch Party and Fashion show, on Thursday, January 28, at 6:30PM, to raise money and awareness to combat local human trafficking.

The fashion show will be held at the Cheney Place at 1600 Monroe Ave NW in Grand Rapids.

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Pepper Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Pepper the dog came calling today.

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

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Festival of the Arts Performance Application Deadline is Near

Are you a singer, dancer, solo, group, choir, whatever? Do you have a desire to be on the "big stage?" Festival of the Arts 2016, the annual first of June entertainment and food extravaganza in Grand Rapids is accepting applications from all hopeful performers, but the deadline is near.

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Children’s Medicine Recalled Due to Overdosing Concern

The products are sold over-the-counter and are used for treating coughs and colds. They were sold nationwide under brands that include Kroger, CVS, Dollar General, and Rite-Aid.

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City of Grand Rapids Creates Hoarding Task Force

The City of Grand Rapids has announced the formation of the Grand Rapids Area Hoarding Task Force (GRAHT).

The task force is a collaboration of public and private organizations working to assist with cases of hoarding in the Grand Rapids area.

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Famed Archaeologist and Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass Doing Book Signing Today at 1 p.m. at Grand Rapids Public Museum

There has been so much excitement around the Grand Rapids Public Museum since the Discovery of King Tut exhibit arrived. Visitors from all over Michigan and the United States have visited and continue to visit the exhibt featuring more than 1,000 scientifically produced recreations hand-crafted by Egyptian artisans, that recreates the awe and marvel of the moment of discovery. Visitors enter an overwhelming treasure trove to have an unbelievable glimpse into the greatest archeological discovery of the 20th century: Tutankhamun’s tomb.

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