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West Michigan Residents Concerned About Suspicious, Pushy Vacuum Salespeople

Residents in several West Michigan counties are voicing concerns about a group of salespeople using aggressive techniques to sell vacuum cleaners.

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Patience is a Virtue, Right? Not too Many of us Have it According to Fifth Third Bank

Are you a patient person, or an impatient person? What do you think? Quick, I need an answer!

Okay, seriously, let's take a little survey.

Do you routinely honk at the car in front of you once the stoplight turns green? Or perhaps you are always bypassing slow walkers on the sidewalk or pressing an already illuminated elevator button in hopes of getting to your destination faster? If so, you’re not alone.

According to a Fifth Third survey1, more than half of Americans admit to honking after the light turns green; a majority will wait 10 seconds or less before passing a slow walker on the sidewalk and 72 percent of Gen Yers admit to pushing an already lit elevator button.

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Rosalynn Bliss Running for Mayor

Grand Rapids City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss has formally announced that she is running for mayor of Grand Rapids.

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Movies Filmed in Michigan Generating Buzz at Sundance 2015

Two of the most talked-about movies at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah were filmed in Michigan.

"The End of The Tour" was filmed in Grand Rapids. "It Follows" was filmed in Detroit and surrounding communities including Sterling Heights, Royal Oak, and Clawson.

The films are receiving excellent reviews and even early Oscar talk.

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GoDaddy Pulls Puppy’s Super Bowl Ad After Protests [Video]

GoDaddy has decided to remove its ad from airing during Super Bowl XLIX on NBC and from YouTube after an outcry on social media.

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‘Mythbusters’ Coming to Grand Rapids’ DeVos Performance Hall April 16

Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, co-hosts of "Mythbusters" on The Discovery Channel, are bringing "Mythbusters: Jamie & Adam Unleashed" to Grand Rapids' DeVos Performance Hall this spring.

According to their website, the show will feature "on-stage experiments, audience participation, rocking video and behind-the-scenes stories. Fans will join Jamie and Adam on stage and assist in their mind-twisting and not always orthodox approach to science."

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David Letterman and Oscar Isaac Show First Clip From ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’

Well...not really. But, David Letterman couldn't help but bust Oscar Isaac's chops.

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Phoebe is Looking for a Good Home [Sponsored]

Phoebe, a 10-month old brindle-colored, Stafford-Shire mix, came visiting Andy Rent  on his "Andy in the Morning" show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Civic Theatre’s Rapid Delivery Improv Opening at New Location

The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre’s RAPID DELIVERY IMPROV (RDI) is excited to announce new shows at a new performance venue: The Rezervoir Lounge, 1418 Plainfield Ave. NE, Grand Rapids.

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Meet Cast of All-Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Movie!

Since the news of an all-female 'Ghostbusters' was announced, we've all had lots of fun attempting to reverse-gender cast the film. Melissa McCarthy! Amy Poehler! Emma Stone!! All that speculation has come to an end. Director Paul Feig tweeted a picture of four women that serves as your an official reveal of the new 'Ghostbusters' cast.

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It’s National Chocolate Day! Yum! [Video]

Americans typically purchase more than 58 million pounds of chocolate just for Valentine's Day.

It's National Chocolate Day today! Let's celebrate with some chocolatey ideas, suggestions and factoids.

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GRandJazzFest Returning to Downtown Grand Rapids in August [Video]

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation returns to Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids, Aug. 15 and 16, the fourth consecutive year for West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival.

The two-day festival will again be free thanks to presenting sponsor DTE Energy Foundation, the City of Grand Rapids and other sponsoring organizations and individuals.

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