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"Lavender"/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Lavender the Cat Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Lavender, the cat, came calling today.

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

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Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Grand Rapids Ranked #3 in Nation for Businesses to Prosper

Grand Rapids surly is The Right Place! We are The Right Place, for the second consecutive year, because Area Development Magazine has ranked the Grand Rapids-Wyoming MSA as the third best area in the country for businesses to prosper. The sixth annual “Leading Locations” study was published on Area Development’s website this week.

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Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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The Amway Family Fireworks – Where Should I Park?

Where should you park when you come downtown for the Amway Family Fireworks? Here's a handy map to assist you.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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ArtPrize Eight: 1,453 Entries, Seed Grant Winners, Crowdsourcing Grant Challenge Announced

Today, ArtPrize announced this fall's competition will host a total of 1,554 artists representing 44 countries and 40 U.S. states with 1,453 entries.

Seed grant winners and a new crowdsourcing grant opportunity were also announced.

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Traffic jam
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I-96 Shut Down in Both Directions Following Crash Near Coopersville

All eastbound and westbound lanes of I-96 are shut down this afternoon near Coopersville following a serious crash.

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Category: Grand Rapids News
Courtesy West Michigan Tourist Association
Courtesy West Michigan Tourist Association
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Tree Top Zipline Adventure Park is Open in Grand Rapids

Have you ever gone to the movies and the one you wanted to see was sold out? Right? So, then what do you do? You sand there looking at the board behind the ticket seller, gaping at what you might be able to see, but at a much later start time. Super bummer! So, let me ask again, what do you do? Have you thought about ziplining?

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19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards - Show
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Amy Schumer Coming to Kalamazoo’s Wings Event Center October 5

Schumer's performance in Kalamazoo is part of her national #SchumerTour, which she announced on June 23rd via Facebook LIVE. The tour includes many locations around the United States, as well as a handful of international appearances.

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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Meet Budgie From Crash’s Landing

Is it time to welcome a new member into your family?

Adopt Budgie from Crash's Landing!

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Power Outage Affecting Nearly 2,500 Homes in Northeast Grand Rapids

According to the Consumers Energy Outage Map, the outage happened at about 9:10 a.m. and was caused by an animal. They expect power to be restored to customers by 12:00 p.m.

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Category: Grand Rapids News
Courtesy Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
Courtesy Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
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Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Ranked Among Best in Nation

We are so blessed with excellent health care here in Grand Rapids and West Michigan. We have top hospitals, doctors, research centers, medical school, and so much more, like one of the top Children's Hospitals in the country, Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

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Anxiety War/YouTube
Anxiety War/YouTube
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Grand Rapids Vigilante Who Busted Predators Gets Sued [Video]

Zach Sweers made a name for himself by running predator stings online, and then meeting and busting the predators on camera for his YouTube site, Anxiety War.

Now, one of the guys involved has turned the tables and his suing him.

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"Lucky"/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
"Lucky"/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Lucky Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Lucky the dog came calling today.

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

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