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Photos From the Neon Vibe 5K Pre-Party & Race [Photos]

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Neon Vibe 5K on Saturday!

We had such a fun, colorful time with everyone throughout the entire night! Check out some of the photos from the pre-party and the race!

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Photo courtesy of the Offrink Family
Photo courtesy of the Offrink Family
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West Michigan Mother of Two, Fighting Cancer with Husband, Dies

A West Michigan mother of two, who along with her husband was fighting cancer, has passed away.

Shelby Offrink passed away on Sunday, June 28 at the age of 31.

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Michigan Named the Best State in the U.S. by Website

A website has confirmed something we Michiganders have known for years: we live in the best state in America!

Thrillist ranked all 50 states in their list of "The Definitive and Final Ranking of all 50 States."

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Inside Out’ and ‘Jurassic World’ Take Down ‘Ted 2’

When Universal scheduled Ted 2, they surely had no idea that Seth MacFarlane’s swearing teddy bear sequel would be squaring off against one of the biggest box office juggernauts of all time...a juggernaut that they themselves had created. So it’s not surprising that Jurassic World topped the box office again and it’s not surprising that Pixar’s Inside Out held onto second place. What is a little surprising is how low Ted 2 opened, falling significantly short of its predecessor’s opening weekend.

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Neon Vibe 5K Lights Up Grand Rapids’ 5/3rd Ballpark [Photos]

A big thank you to everyone who came out to the Neon Vibe 5K Saturday night at 5/3rd Ballpark!

What a fun night of friends, family, fun color, and a little running mixed in! Check out some of the photos we captured of the night!

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Grand Rapids’ LGBTQA Community Celebrates SCOTUS’ Decision [Photos]

Following the United States' Supreme Court's ruling early Friday that bans on same-sex marriage in states like Michigan are unConstitutional, therefore making same-sex marriage legal across the country, folks in West Michigan celebrated!

They celebrated by going to their local court houses to get married, and by gathering at some of their local watering holes to hug, eat pizza and cake, and celebrate together. That is definitely what I discovered when I wandered down to The Apartment Lounge, anyway.

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Lexus Just Created a Working Version of the ‘Back to the Future’ Hoverboard

With 2015 being the year Back to the Future II envisioned as the future, everyone is looking to celebrate what the future of 1989 was supposed to look like. Earlier this year, Nike announced they’d be releasing a version of Marty McFly’s self-lacing Air Mags. And now, Lexus may have one-upped them, releasing a teaser video revealing a sneak peek at an actual working hoverboard.

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New Movies Include ‘Ted 2,’ ‘Max’ and ‘Big Game’ [Video]

This week's new releases will attempt to give Inside Out and Jurassic World some competition.

View all of this week's new movies with full trailers and Grand Rapids showtimes.

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15 Fishy Facts About Pixar’s ‘Finding Nemo’

Like all of Pixar’s films, Finding Nemo has a lot of references to other movies, past and present. If you look closely you can spot characters from The Incredibles, Toy Story and Cars, plus lots of other fun references from the Pixar team. This is just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which just keeps swimming with Finding Nemo!

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Fun Trivia With Friday 5 the Hard Way

Here is more fun trivia used on the Friday 5 the Hard Way game played on Andy in the Morning today.

Don't worry, I've given you the answers, too.

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Adopt Miss Katy From Crash’s Landing

As we prepare to celebrate our country's independence, why not show your patriotism by giving back and adopting a cat who needs a home?

Meet Miss Katy from Crash's Landing!

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Members of Team USA, left to right: Shelley Irwin, AJ Herbel, Kim Albin, Brandon Thorpe, Kristen Zhang (Grand Rapids Triathlon)
Members of Team USA, left to right: Shelley Irwin, AJ Herbel, Kim Albin, Brandon Thorpe, Kristen Zhang (Grand Rapids Triathlon)
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Local Triathlon Athletes Competing in Sweden for Team USA

Big congratulations to local Triathlon athletes who qualified for Team USA and are competing in Sweden!

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