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This Map Shows the Areas in Michigan With the Worst Noise Pollution

From the relaxing lull of traffic on the highway to the roars of a jet flying out of a major airport, this map shows where the worst noise pollution in Michigan is found.

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Crash's Landing
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Adopt Redford From Crash’s Landing

Spring break brings some well-deserved time off for students. It's also a good time to remember that there are many lessons to be learned outside of the classroom.

Adopting a pet is a great way to teach kids about charity and responsibility.

Adopt Redford from Crash's Landing!

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Grand Rapids Business Ranks Second in Alcohol Sales in Michigan

MLive compiled a list of the bars in Michigan that buy and sell and lot of alcohol each year, and Detroit dominates the entire list. Not a surprise, since you probably have to drink a lot to be able to live in Detroit, haha! But last year, one Grand Rapids business not only shows up in the top 20, but is number two in the state in alcohol sales!

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David McIntyre via YouTube
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Andy’s Interview With David McIntyre, West Michigan Native & Winner of Season 2 of the History Channel’s ‘Alone’

100.5 The River's Andy Rent got a chance to sit down with David McIntyre today to talk about his experience as a wilderness survivor and being on the History Channel's hit show 'Alone'.

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Courtesy Clark Communications
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More Quality Jobs Coming to West Michigan

More good news for Grand Rapids and West Michigan. At least 26 high-tech manufacturing jobs will be coming to the Grand Rapids area this year. Italian-based Siliconature Corporation will establish the company’s first North American manufacturing facility at 4495 68th Street SE,  in Kentwood.

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TLC via YouTube
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Michigan Family of 25 Gets Their Own Reality Show on TLC

After having good ratings with its pilot episode, TLC has picked up "Meet the Putmans" for a full season which will air sometime this fall, according to WXYZ Detroit...

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What Life Was Like In GR The Last Time The Red Wings Weren’t In The Playoffs

For the first time since the 1990 season, the Wings will not be a part of the NHL Playoffs. After 25 straight trips, the string is over.

So what did we do with all that free time that we had in 1990 because we didn't have any playoffs to watch?

Oh, we had tons of fun...

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Early Reactions Suggest ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ May Be… Good?

After the fourth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean saga debuted to a critical shellacking, many believed the film would be a franchise-killer for the swashbruckling adventure series. (“Swashbruckling” is an industry term for Jerry Bruckheimer-produced films that include swordplay.) But because On Stranger Tides also raked in a cool billion dollars worldwide, yet another sequel was inevitable. Between the dire notices for the most recent film, the six-year gap between entries, Johnny Depp’s declining public profile, and the motivator of a financial imperative, fans braced to greet No. 5, Dead Men Tell No Tales, as more studio-mandated pap. What this article presupposes is... it might not be?

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‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’ Gets a Title and Release Date, and It Will (Literally) ‘Break the Internet’

What exactly does the term “break the internet” mean? Web-surfers understand the definition as “causing a commotion of such great size and scale that the World Wide Web could shut down as a result of its enormity,” and yet the phrase only conjures one image to mind — that of Kim Kardashian on her notorious Paper Magazine cover, popping champagne directly onto a glass balanced atop her buttocks. So when Disney announced yesterday that their sequel to video game hodgepodge Wreck-It Ralph would bear the subtitle Ralph Breaks the Internet, we may interpret it one of two ways. Either Ralph’s going to go on an epic quest through the online wilds, or the 8-bit hero is about to blow our minds with the roundest ’donk in the history of animated cinema.

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Steven Bohner, Townsquare Media
Steven Bohner, Townsquare Media
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Meijer’s Home Delivery Starts Today With Shipt Grocery Delivery

If shopping online is your thing, then today is a glorious day! Shipt has come to West Michigan and partnered with Meijer!

Meijer home delivery starts today for many West Michigan locations and we were one of the first people to try it out...

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"Hunter"/Courtesy HSWM
"Hunter"/Courtesy HSWM
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Hunter the Cat Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday

Hunter the cat, came calling today.

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

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Jeff Quitney/YouTube
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‘Roads To Romance’? That’s The Title Of This 1949 West Michigan Travel Film [Video]

There really is nothing more romantic than a West Michigan sunset, and this 1949 travelogue promises plenty of love action for those willing to make the trek to our lovely area.

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