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Peter Perez New President of Grand Rapids Symphony

Since January, longtime symphony advocate and friend Peter Perez has served as interim President and CEO of the Grand Rapids Symphony following Peter Kjome’s departure to become President and CEO of the Baltimore Symphony.

This week, the Board of Directors asked Mr. Perez to become the permanent President of the Grand Rapids Symphony, and he said yes!

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Amber Alert Issued for Two Kids Kidnapped From Michigan Gas Station

UPDATE (10 a.m.): WNEM reports that both children were found safe in the backseat of the car. Police are still searching for the suspect...

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Caine is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Caine the dog is our special pet of the week.

Andy Rent talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Why Are Some Michigan Roads Known as ‘Trunk Lines?’

Numbered highways in Michigan are officially known as 'Trunk Lines.' How did they gain that silly name what exactly does it mean?

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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Named One of Michigan’s ‘Most Incredible Theaters’

Grand Rapids is home to many amazing people, organizations and landmarks. The Meijer Majestic Theatre, home to Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, is being recognized as one of the "most incredible theaters in Michigan."

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Bozo’s Big Top Brings Back a lot of Memories

Here is more classic "live and local" TV from years past, and it's non other than Bozo the Clown!

Bozo's Big Top ran for many, many years on WZZM TV13, and was a part of so many children and their families lives. Who doesn't remember being on the Bozo Show and in the Peanut Gallery.

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Matt Milhouse
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Wear Orange Friday to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger in West Michigan

Childhood hunger affects thousands in West Michigan.

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket on Friday, March 24, as we Go Orange to raise awareness and money to fight childhood hunger in West Michigan.

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Woman’s Death Near Downtown Grand Rapids Ruled Suicide

Around 9:30a.m. Saturday, March 18, police were called to the intersection of Lafayette Avenue and Michigan Street NE near a Spectrum Health parking ramp.

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The Who are Coming to Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena July 25

One of rock’s most legendary bands, The Who announced Monday that they will be returning to Grand Rapids for a show at Van Andel Arena on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

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Happy Spring! Get a Free Ice Cream Cone from Dairy Queen Today!

Celebrate the first day of spring with a free ice cream cone from Dairy Queen!

All day today, March 20th, the ice cream chain will be giving out a free small cone of vanilla ice cream to customers at all of their locations, nationwide...

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Puppies to Deliver West Michigan Whitecaps Tickets!

With the help of puppies, the first 25 people that call to order a minimum of 2 reserved seats tickets for Opening Day, and are within a 15 mile radius of Fifth Third Ballpark, can have their tickets delivered buy a cute, furry, little bundle of fun.

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Michigan Teen Wins Lottery, Gives The Money To His Parents

When you strive to raise your kids right, you don't expect any reward as a parent, but being great parents paid off for a Lansing couple.

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