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MDOT: Total Closures on I-96, M-50 This Weekend in Kent County

A bridge demolition will bring total closures to I-96 and M-50 in Kent County this weekend.

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Takin’ It Easy with The Eagles

With five No. 1 singles, six Grammy Awards and six No. 1 albums, The Eagles are one of the most successful rock groups from the '70s. They broke up spectacularly, and then regrouped in 1994.

"Desperado." "Take It Easy." "Hotel California." "Take It to the Limit." "Heartache Tonight." "Life in the Fast Lane." "Witchy Woman."

They have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide.

There's three opportunities coming up locally to enjoy their music in person.

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The Right Place CEO Birgit Klohs
The Right Place CEO Birgit Klohs
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The Right Place CEO Birgit Klohs Appointed to New Detroit Bridge Authority

West Michigan will have a strong voice in the design, construction and financing of the new international Crossing between Michigan and Canada. The Right Place, Inc., CEO Birgit Klohs has been appointed to serve on a new six-person Crossing Authority.

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Pirates To Take Over Downtown Grand Rapids On August 9th

"Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship", is coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum this October. Tickets go on sale Thursday, August 7.

In celebration of this, Pirate Takeover Day will be held August 9th all around Downtown Grand Rapids.

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Kent County Youth Fair Open Monday in Lowell [Audio]

The Kent County Youth Fair will be going Hog Wild this year when it opens next week in Lowell, and Bonnie the chicken came in to tell me all about it.

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Share Your Grand Rapids Christmas Memories at Special Event [Video]

Yes, it's Christmas in July as Fubble Entertainment wants you to share your memories of Christmas in downtown Grand Rapids in the 1960s.

It's all part of a fundraising plan to raise the money necessary to produce a movie called "The Santa Hat" about Christmas in Grand Rapids.

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Lilly the Guinea Pig Visits Wet Nose Wednesday

It was Guinea Pig day on Andy in the Morning for Wet Nose Wednesday, and Lilly was our guest.

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Courtesy Fubble Entertainment
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Christmas Movie to be Made in Grand Rapids

Two, talented people, were on my show this morning, "Andy in the Morning," promoting their new movie. A Christmas movie that they intend to shoot here in Grand Rapids.

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New Netflix Instant Releases — August 2014

If you're looking for something to watch in the comfort of your own home, Netflix has some great new titles hitting Instant in August, including the long-awaited fourth season of 'The Killing.' Read on for our guide to the best new titles coming to Netflix Instant in August 2014.

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Grand Rapids Baker Wins TV Doughnut Competition

A Grand Rapids baker is the newest winner of the Cooking Channel's "Donut Showdown".

Torrence O'Haire won a $10,000 Grand Prize in the competition on the show that aired this past Friday. O'Haire is the chef at Propaganda Doughnuts, and he impressed the judges with his China-town themed barbecue spiced-bread doughnut, chocolate cake doughnut, French eclair and dim-sum doughnut.

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Grandwich 2014 Contest Announces Top 10

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) and Neighborhood Ventures announced the top 10 finalists who will compete to win the title of Grandwich 2014.

On July 8, over 30 restaurants entered their sandwich creations into a competition to determine the best Grand Rapids sandwich of 2014

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Newborn Found on Side of Road in Newaygo County

An infant was found alive on the side of West Marion Road in Newaygo County this morning.

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