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Premiere Of Universal Pictures And Red Granite Pictures' "Dumb And Dumber To" - Arrivals
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Jim Carrey Moving to Grand Rapids is (Probably) a Fat Lie

Who doesn't love Jim Carrey? Ace Ventura, The Mask, Dumb & Dumber... definitely classics. It'd be awesome if Jim Carrey came to live here in Grand Rapids! Imagine chilling next to Carrey at Founders or running into him at a concert at Van Andel.

To bad it's a big fat lie circulating on social media that was first reported by a fake news site.

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8MM Footage Of Downtown Grand Rapids In 1953 [Video]

Remember 8mm film? I bet your rich uncle or aunt had one and used to shoot fottage of stuff like graduations and football games back in the day.

The problem with 8mm camera shots from the '50s is that people had little skill in knowing what to shoot or how to shoot it creatively. Hence, we get this really random scan of downtown Grand Rapids in 1953. See if you can recognize the streets.

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The Krazy Kids Inflatable Fun Run is Coming to Grand Rapids May 28

Lately we have seen all kinds of new and exciting fun runs for adults headed to the Grand Rapids area, but when one of us here at 100.5 The River saw the Krazy Kids Inflatable Fun Run, we couldn't help but think what a great idea...

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Jill Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Jill the dog came calling today.

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

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TV Stars Bring “Driving Miss Daisy” to Van Singel Fine Arts Center Thursday

One night, and one night only, the Van Singel Fine Arts Center will host “DRIVING MISS DAISY,” the Pulitzer prize-winning comedy-drama written by Alfred Uhry. And, it reunites TV stars Sheree Wilson and Clarence Gilyard, both of “Walker Texas Ranger” fame.

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Grand Rapids Fire Department Achieves International Accreditation [Video]

 The Grand Rapids Fire Department is the only city fire department in Michigan to receive this honor--  GRFD has gained International Accreditation, WZZM -13 reports.

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These are the 5 Most Beautiful Street Scenes in Michigan

From our historic and quaint villages and Great Lakes scenes, it's not difficult to select beautiful street scenes across Michigan. It's more difficult to narrow them down to just five.

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The 67th Annual Tony Awards - Show
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Cinderella, The Sound of Music, Motown the Musical, Dirty Dancing and More Coming to Grand Rapids [Video]

There is still so much left of an exciting season of top Broadway shows coming to Grand Rapids, such as Phantom and The Book of Mormon, that you're left wondering how is Broadway Grand Rapids going to top this season.  Suddenly they announce next seasons shows, and your saying, WOW! They've done it again.

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ArtPrize Exhibition Will Feature 50 Artists Including Robert DeNiro Sr.

ArtPrize in partnership with Second Ave Arts today announced a three-day exhibition named Collectors Show / SPRING.

Collectors Show / SPRING will be held at the ArtPrize HUB in Grand Rapids from March 31 - April 2.

The show will feature 30 past ArtPrize artists and 20 artists from New York City, including Robert DeNiro Sr.

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Kelly Clarkson’s Daughter Is Not a Fan of the Easter Bunny

A photo with the Easter Bunny is a rite of passage for any kid, but for some — like Kelly Clarkson’s daughter River Rose — it’s more traumatizing than exciting.

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Top 10 Ice Cream Shops Near Grand Rapids

The weather is warming up here in West Michigan, which means your sweet tooth might start craving ice cream. Here are the best places in town to grab a cone, or two!

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Kent County’s Rate of Binge Drinking Adults Among the Worst in Michigan

County Health Rankings has released their annual report which ranks counties in Michigan. This week, we are looking at what we learned about West Michigan from the report.

First, binge drinking in Michigan. Kent County has one of the highest rates in Michigan.

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