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Meijer Coming to Downtown Grand Rapids

Earlier this spring, we learned about a grocery store being proposed at 38 Commerce in downtown Grand Rapids.

Today, the Grand Rapids Business Journal reports that Meijer is attached to a development planned for near Bridge Street and Stocking Avenue in Grand Rapids.

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Vigils In Bangkok After The Orlando Shooting
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Grand Rapids Diocese Bishop David J. Walkowiak Issues Statement on Orlando Violence

Grand Rapids Diocese Bishop David J. Walkowiak today issued a statement addressing the nightclub shooting in Orlando which left 50 dead.

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Over 2,000 Entries for ArtPrize Eight

Artist registration closed on Thursday for ArtPrize Eight. At the close of the nearly eight week registration period, 2,124 artists or artist teams have registered 2,008 entries and hope to compete for awards totaling $500,000 this fall in Grand Rapids.

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Woodland Mall Landmark Moves Downtown

Perhaps you used it as a landmark to figure out which entrance you came in, or maybe you and your hood rat friends hung out near it when you were teenagers.

Either way, you remembered the big circular sculpture that adorned the center of the Woodland Mall. It was taken out of the Mall on Sunday, destined for an unknown location downtown.

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West Michigan Online Job Fair

The West Michigan Online Job Fair is focused on helping connect people in West Michigan with employers in finding employment opportunities that matter.

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Hockey Legend Gordie Howe Dies at Age 88

We're sad to report that beloved hockey legend Gordie Howe has passed away at the age of 88. Howe was widely known in the hockey world as "Mr. Hockey".

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Fun Trivia with Friday Five the Hard Way

Friday 5 the Hard Way is back, at least for this week.

In case you missed the questions and answers and feel a need to play along, here are the five tough trivia questions that a listener had to answer correctly to win prizes.

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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Adopt Bowie From Crash’s Landing

As school winds down and the kids prepare for summer consider a new kind of learning. Welcome Bowie from Crash's Landing into your family and teach your kids the importance of charity and community while creating years of memories.

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Courtesy Amway Family Fireworks
Courtesy Amway Family Fireworks
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Downtown 4th of July Amway Family Fireworks to be Bigger Than Ever

All of us at 100.5 The River and our Grand Rapids Townsquare Media family are so excited to be a part of this years downtown 4th of July Amway Family Fireworks. This years event, which will actually be on Friday, July 2, marks the sixth year of Amway’s sponsorship of the annual fireworks display, which promises to be bigger than ever before. As always, they will be at Ah-Nab-Awen Park, on the river in front of the Ford Presidential Museum. Of course, they're free and open to the public.

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Kent County Sheriff's Department
Kent County Sheriff's Department
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Grandmother Charged with Leaving Child in Hot Car at Alpine Walmart

Stanton grandmother, 71-year-old Karol Fitzgerald, who's accused of leaving her granddaughter in a hot car while she shopped at the Alpine Walmart, has been arraigned, WZZM-13 reports. 

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LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented By Hershey - Round Two
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See Who’s Coming to the Meijer LPGA Classic

The full tournament field for the 2016 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give was announced yesterday.

This year's field is the strongest yet for the event in its third year.

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Courtesy of Fifth Third Bank
Courtesy of Fifth Third Bank
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Fifth Third Financial Empowerment Mobile Rolls Into Grand Rapids

The Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, the eBus, will be in Grand Rapids at two locations this week, on Thursday June 16 and Friday June 17. Fifth Third’s eBus is open to the community.

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