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John Ball Park Easter Egg Hunt needs donations

West Michigan will host dozens of Easter Egg hunts this weekend.

One of the largest, the John Ball Park Easter Egg Hunt, is in need of donations.

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Broadway Grand Rapids Announces Exciting 2014-15 Season

2014-15 is going to be another exciting season for Broadway Grand Rapids as some Tony Award winning show will on the DeVos Performance Hall stage.

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Tax-Filing Tip If You’re Running Late for April 15 Deadline: File an Extension [Video]

The IRS expects to receive 135 million tax returns by the filing deadline of April 15 -- as in 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.

However, about 12 million taxpayers will have requested extensions by the filing deadline, giving them an extra 6 months to file, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

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Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires are on tap for Founder Fest 2014 on June 21 in Grand Rapids outside Founders Brewing Co. (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires are on tap for Founder Fest 2014 on June 21 in Grand Rapids outside Founders Brewing Co. (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
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Lettuce, Charles Bradley and Break Science to Headline Founders Fest 2014 on June 21

By John Sinkevics | Local Spins

Fans of beer, funk and soul have about two-and-a-half months to get in playing shape for what could be one of Grand Rapids’ biggest summer street parties yet.

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A crew works to restore electricity in northern Kent County in the aftermath of rainstorms since Saturday night. (Photo: Consumers Energy)
A crew works to restore electricity in northern Kent County in the aftermath of rainstorms since Saturday night. (Photo: Consumers Energy)
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WZZM-13: Evacuation Notice Issued Along Muskegon River in Newaygo County

 

Newaygo County Emergency Services is advising that people living along the Muskegon River, downstream of Croton, should prepare to evacuate immediately, WZZM-13 reports.

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Red Cross Blood Drives – Week Of April 14 2014

The Red Cross is still reeling from dangerously low blood supplies after the brutal winter we've had.  As such, they're scheduling blood drives all over West Michigan in an effort to replenish their stock

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Captain America 2′ Reigns Supreme

This weekend saw a neck-and-neck race for the first spot at the box office, with the animated 'Rio 2' offering strong competition for last week's champion, 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier.'

When the dust, debris and feathers settled, the one starring the superhero took the first slot, but there is no shame in a second place that strong.

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Opera Grand Rapids Slates ‘Madama Butterfly’ May 9 and 10 at DeVos Performance Hall [Video]

Opera Grand Rapids closes their 2013-14 season with one of the most popular and performed operas, Puccini's Madama Butterfly.

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Strong Storms Pound West Michigan, More Coming [Video]

Extremely strong thunderstorms ripped through portions of West Michigan on Saturday, leaving some pretty significant damage.

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‘SNL’ Tells the Story of Two Monster Pals [Video]

Last night's 'SNL' had a digital short that had it all. Two characters speaking in a fictional language while wearing Halloween masks. Guest host Seth Rogen being racist against monsters. A surprise celebrity cameo. Children being scared. A minor rant about the inaccuracies of 'Monsters, Inc.' We're not sure what everyone was eating before they wrote this Monster Pals sketch, but they should order from there more often.

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‘GR Cash Drop’ promises free money in Grand Rapids

Want free money?

GR Cash Drop says they've got it.

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Dads and hashtags don’t mix

Congratulations, dads!

We've discovered a new way to embarrass our kids.

Just keep misusing hashtags.

It's #easy.

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