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RECALL – Velveeta Cheese Sold At WalMart Stores In Michigan

Kraft is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in at least 12 states (including Michigan) because the cheese in question contains "insufficient levels of sorbic acid".

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West Michigan Teen Killed In Wednesday Crash Was Texting While Driving

Police are saying that a teenager who died in an accident late Wednesday night was sending and receiving text messages just before the crash occurred.

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GRCC’s Culinary School Named Among Top 20 in Country

Grand Rapids Community College’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education has been named one of America’s Top 20 Culinary Schools by FSR magazine.

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SCAM ALERT: Callers “Spoof” Kent County Sheriff’s Department Phone Number

Kent County authorities say scam artists are calling people and impersonating members of the Sheriff's Department and trying to con people out of their money.

Police say that the scammers are using the name of an employee of the department, and that they've also "spoofed" the department's phone number, which makes it so that when they call, the Sheriff's Department's number appears on caller ID.

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Rockford Group to Bike 300 Miles for Haitian Orphans

This coming Monday, June 23, 26 people will take off on a 6-day, 300-mile bicycle ride from Rockford, Michigan to Harrod, Ohio.  It's not just a 'fun ride,' it has a serious purpose.  The riders are raising funds and awareness for H.I.S. Home for Children, an orphanage in Port Au Prince, Haiti. This is one of three groups that will converge in Harrod, Ohio on June 28.

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Tuesday Evening Music Club Begins July 1 at Meijer Gardens

It's hard to believe that July is but a couple of weeks away.  And yet, that's an exciting time when the summer's best family entertainment value, the Tuesday Evening Music Club kicks off.  The Music Club brings talented local and regional musicians to the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater stage free to Meijer Gardens members—throughout July and August.

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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Trailer: War Has Already Begun

The new 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' trailer has dropped in to preview the upcoming war between the highly evolved apes dominating Earth and the remaining shreds of mankind. Who will win out? Well, this is part of the prequel stories leading up to the original 'Planet of the Apes' movies, so ... you should already know the answer.

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West Michigan Tree Service Wins Dunkin’ Donuts Breakfast

Congratulations to West Michigan Tree Service, our latest Dunkin Donuts Breakfast winner!

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Founders Brewing Co. Announces New Beer To Benefit ArtPrize

Founders Brewing Co. will again team with ArtPrize for a special beer.

This year's ArtPrize beer is a "clean, rich, golden beer" named Mosaic Promise.

It's sales will benefit ArtPrize.

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Bruno Mars Wows Crowd At Van Andel Arena In Grand Rapids [Photos]

Bruno Mars entertained thousands Tuesday night at Van Andel Arena.

Mars took the stage with his backup band/dancers and amazed everyone with what turned out to be a fantastic show! 

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Florida the Cat Visits on Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Trudy Ender, executive director of the Humane Society of West Michigan visited for Wet Nose Wednesday and brought Florida with her.

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Grand Rapids Restaurant Week Coming in August

 

Restaurant Week Grand Rapids 2014 will burst on the scene in August again during the peak of the summer harvest in West Michigan. This year Restaurant Week GR will include 12 days of creative local 3-course menus at over 60 restaurants – from Wednesday, August 13 through Sunday, August 24 – adding an additional day for the event, which since 2010 has been 10 to 11 days.

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