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Grand Rapids’ Olds Manor to be Redeveloped

Tuesday morning, developers announced that Olds Manor, one of the last major vacant buildings in downtown Grand Rapids, is being redeveloped.

CWD Real Estate plans to restore the building at the corner of Michigan and Monroe into a mixed-use building that will include 9,500 square feet of retail and restaurant space on the ground floor, 77 market-rate one- and two-bedroom apartments, and a limited number of for sale condominiums.

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Hope Network and YMCA Among 44 Receiving Part of $1.34 Million in Health Grants from Michigan

Last week, the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) announced the recipients of Michigan’s Health Innovation Grant.

This is the second year that Michigan has awarded the grants which are meant to improve the delivery of health services in Michigan.

The 44 one-time projects will each receive up to $35,000 in funding.

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University of Michigan Announcing Jim Harbaugh As New Head Football Coach [Video]

The University of Michigan announced Monday night it is making a major football announcement at noon today.

While Michigan has not confirmed it, it has been widely reported U-M Interim Athletic Director Jim Hackett plans to introduce former San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh as the Wolverines' next head coach in Ann Arbor.

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‘Wheel of Fortune’ Contestant Solves Puzzle With One Letter, Earns Record $91,000

Everyone loves a boneheaded game show contestant, but sometimes you gotta give it up for a contestant who's actually really, really good. Like this guy.

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Detroit’s Ndamukong Suh Suspended For Lions’ Playoff Opener After Stepping On Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers

The suspension could also mean Suh's time in a Lions jersey has come to an end. The former Nebraska Cornhusker's contract is up at the end of the season, and he is reported to be contemplating a move elsewhere.

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‘Game of Thrones’ is 2014′s Most Pirated TV Series, Insert Surprise Here

The ease with which we access TV becomes more ubiquitous every year, but some shows will always top out demand for piracy. Now, for the third year in a row, HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ has topped TorrentFreak’s annual list of pirated TV show downloads, though a few of the entries on this year’s countdown might actually surprise you.

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Rate of Flu in Kent County Highest Since H1N1 in 2009

 

The flu continues to spread quickly across Michigan and Kent County.

17% of emergency visits in Kent County last week were for flu-like symptoms, the highest rate recorded by the Kent County Health Department since 2009.

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Grand Rapids Organization Receives $10,000 from Stephen Colbert’s Charity

The Stephen Colbert Americone Dream Fund of Coastal Community Foundation has given $10,000 to a Grand Rapids-based charity to help people struggling with grief.

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Playoff Field Is Set, Other Things We Learned In NFL Week 17

The 2014 NFL regular season ended on Sunday, as all remaining playoff spots were claimed and several division titles were decided -- including the NFC North by the Green Bay Packers with their 30-20 win over the Detroit Lions.

Here's a recap of the day's action.

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M&M Sorting Machine May Change Your Candy Eating Habits Forever

This may be the most revolutionary thing to happen to the confectionery industry since someone put a stick at the end of a sucker and called it a lollipop.

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100.5 The River’s Top Topics for 2014

It never hurts to take a look back, right?

Check out 100.5 The River's top topics for 2014.

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Cop Pulls Over Teen Driver for Most Heartwarming Stop Ever

No one likes to be stopped by the police. Well, except maybe this girl.

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