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Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids Location to Host Job Fair on June 6

Tanger Outlets has announced that it will host a job fair on June 6, 2015, to hire more than 900 employees for the new Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids, which is scheduled to open on July 31, 2015.

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Crash's Landing
Crash's Landing
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Meet Nyla From Crash’s Landing

Some cats at Crash's Landing have been there for a long time, while some are short-term residents.

Nyla came to Crash's Landing at the end of 2014. We hope her stay is a short one.

Can you adopt Nyla?

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Mark Newman via the Grand Rapids Griffins
Mark Newman via the Grand Rapids Griffins
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The Griffins And IceHogs Continue Their Twitter Feud

Not only are the Grand Rapids Griffins and the Rockford IceHogs competing on the ice for the chance to advance in the Calder Cup playoffs, they also love taking shots at each other on Twitter.

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David Lee/ThinkStock
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Should Whether a High School is Public or Private be Considered When Creating Sports Divisions? [Poll]

The recently announced realignment of the divisions in the O-K Conference did not come without some controversy.

Not all schools were happy with the results, but it was more surprising to hear that "alignment was affected by public schools not wanting to play parochial schools".

Should whether a high school is public or private be considered when creating sports divisions?

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Recommended Level of Fluoride in Drinking Water Lowered, Grand Rapids Already at Recommended Level

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released its final recommendation for optimal fluoride level in drinking water to prevent tooth decay.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports the new recommendation is for a single level of 0.7 milligrams of fluoride per liter of water instead of the previous recommended range (0.7 to 1.2 milligrams per liter) issued in 1962.

City of Grand Rapids fluoride levels were already set at 0.7 milligrams per liter of water.

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Photo by Mark Newman via the Grand Rapids Griffins
Photo by Mark Newman via the Grand Rapids Griffins
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Griffins Take Game One Against the IceHogs, 5-3

Teemu Pulkkinen scored the seventh playoff hat trick in Griffins' history on Wednesday night and became the team's all-time leading postseason goal scorer, as Grand Rapids took Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals with a 5-3 win over the Rockford IceHogs at Van Andel Arena.

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Grand Rapids Griffins/City of Rockford
Grand Rapids Griffins/City of Rockford
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Rockford Changes its Name – For Two Weeks

In the spirit of winning another Calder Cup...hint, hint, hint, the city of Rockford has announced it is only prudent that they now be called "Griffinville." Sounds crazy, huh? 

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Photo Courtesy of the Kent County Jail
Photo Courtesy of the Kent County Jail
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Police ID Body Found in Grand River Near Fulton Street Bridge

Grand Rapids police have identified a body found in the Grand River Tuesday evening.

The body is that of Terry Douglas Bailey, who was found around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday under the Fulton Street bridge.

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Townsquare Media/Saul
Townsquare Media/Saul
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Saul Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

 

Saul the cat came calling today.

Saul visited with Andy Rent as he talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Courtesy GRPM
Courtesy GRPM
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The Discovery of King Tut Exhibition Opens at the Grand Rapids Public Museum May 16

The much anticipated exhibition,The Discovery of King Tut, will make its Great
Lakes Region debut at the Grand Rapids Public Museum on May 16, 2015. Visitors will experience what it was like for Howard Carter and his team when they first discovered the tomb of Tutakhamun in1922.

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Indiana Jones reboot
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Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy Confirms ‘Indiana Jones’ Reboot Is Coming

When the rumors began to spread that Lucasfilm wanted Chris Pratt to star in a new Indiana Jones reboot, many “insiders” tried to refute those claims by saying an Indiana Jones reboot would never happen. But now, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has confirmed that a new Indiana Jones movie is on the way, saying it “will one day be made” at Disney.

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The Rapping Granny From ‘The Wedding Singer’ Dead at 101

Ellen Albertini Dow, the character actress best known for her scene-stealing performance in the 1998 Adam Sandler comedy The Wedding Singer, passed away yesterday. She was 101 years old.

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