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Spectrum health’s Irish Jig 5K Race in March

Hey runners, it's running season. Well, pretty soon, anyway, and you  can get the season off to a fast start by participating in Spectrum Health’s annual Irish Jig 5K on Saturday, March 19. Now in its 33rd year, the Irish Jig, held in East Grand Rapids, has grown to become one of Michigan’s premier 5K races.

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How Many Yesterdog Ultradogs Could You Buy if You Won the Powerball?

The Powerball jackpot is still up for grabs, and currently it's sitting at a cool $1.3 billion. It's hard to fathom what that kind of money would be able to buy you (other than EVERYTHING), so we decided to break it down into something that makes it a little more understandable -- Yesterdog Ultradogs.

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Ultimate Good Guy Gives Homeless Man His Shirt on Subway

Anyone who thinks New York City is full of mean people really ought to take a look at this.

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David Bowie’s 5 Most Iconic Michigan Moments

As the world remembers David Bowie, here is a look back at his 5 most memorable Michigan moments.

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Grand Rapids Public Museum Creating Science Tuesdays

This is pretty exciting. The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) will begin a brand new program this February called Science Tuesdays. Science Tuesdays will be an ongoing educational experience at the GRPM, offering science programming based on changing themes each month. Science Tuesdays kick off on February 2 with the theme Grand Fish, Grand River.

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Powerball Jackpot Surges To Record $900 Million
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Holland Gas Station Sells Powerball Ticket Worth $1 Million

If you bought a Powerball ticket at a Speedway in Holland for Saturday night's drawing, you may have woken up one million dollars richer.

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Weekend Could Bring Close to 7 Inches of Snow to Grand Rapids

The National Weather Service is predicting anywhere from 4 to 7 inches in the Grand Rapids area by the end of the weekend.

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Math Teacher Overwhelmed When Students Chip In to Buy Her Calculator

So often, we hear negative stories about students and teachers. Well, here's one that should restore your faith in the system.

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Adopt Uncle Fester From Crash’s Landing

Michigan winters can bring bouts with cabin fever, but Crash's Landing has just the companion you need to get through the long season.

Meet Uncle Fester from Crash's Landing!

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Woman Thanks GR Police Officers After She and Her Kids Witness Standoff

A West Michigan woman and her kids thought that Tuesday was going to be like any other day when she brought them to downtown Grand Rapids to go to the Grand Rapids Children's Museum. It ended up being anything but that.

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New York Times Names Grand Rapids Among ’52 Places to Go in 2016′

If we made a list of all of the lists Grand Rapids has been named to, you'd have to set aside some time for reading because the list would be very long.

The attention Grand Rapids has been receiving is showing no signs of slowing down.

Today, the New York Times has named Grand Rapids one of "52 Places to Go in 2016."

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Channing Tatum, ‘Furious 7’ Declared Everyone’s Favorites at 2016 People’s Choice Awards

If the Oscars are like the electoral college, selecting the cream of the crop through an arcane and confusing process available only to an older, white, male elite population, then that makes the People’s Choice Awards the popular vote...

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