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Grand Rapids to Host State Wide Launch of McDonald’s Education Strategy

Is flipping burgers a dead-end job for a teen, the uneducated, low-income person? Not at McDonald's!

Today, Monday, June 15, McDonald’s is set to lead the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industry to promote workforce education to ensure that eligible employees continue to  grow while working at McDonald’s restaurants, both company- and franchisee-owned. The strategy called Archways to OpportunityTM is being launched in restaurants throughout Michigan and beyond.

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Jerry Seinfeld Coming to Grand Rapids’ DeVos Performance Hall September 10

Jerry Seinfeld announced Friday that he will be performing his signature stand-up routine live at DeVos Performance Hall on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets for the show will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, June 19, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

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Watch Man Propose During Girlfriend’s Last Chemo Session

Good luck finding a proposal that will top this one.

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New Movies Include ‘Jurassic World’ and ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl ’ [Video]

Jurassic World leads the way for this week's new movies.

View full trailers of all of the new releases and Grand Rapids showtimes!

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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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Crash's Landing
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Meet Aspurragus From Crash’s Landing

What goes good with Aspurragus?

You do!

Adopt Aspurragus from Crash's Landing.

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Is Opera Grand Rapids Reinventing Itself?

Opera Grand Rapids is changing the game. They are reaching out to current opera fans as well as hoping to introduce themselves to an entirely new audience, as they announce an exciting new season and experience. For the first time ever, Opera Grand Rapids is offering a collective opera experience with events staged closely together in the spring, getting their momentum from even more offerings throughout the year.

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Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Police Deparment
Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Police Deparment
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Grand Rapids Police Searching for Missing/Runaway Teen

The Grand Rapids Police Department is for the public's assistance in locating a missing teen.

Rebecca Osawabine, 14, ran away from home and left without her needed medication.

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Photo: Steven David Branon/Guiding Light
Photo: Steven David Branon/Guiding Light
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Guiding Light Mission Launches Employment Agency

Grand Rapids nonprofit Guiding Light Mission recently launching an employment agency named The Job Post.

The Job Post will be open to the public and to the men involved in the mission’s recovery programs.

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Volunteer For the Neon Vibe 5K

Do you like to cover people with awesome neon color? You’re hired!

We love volunteers, and we couldn't do it without you! This is your chance to be part of this awesome event without having to run the full Neon Vibe 5k to get your color fix on.

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West Michigan Hispanic Chamber Announces Program for Spanish-Speaking Entrepreneurs

The Education and Empowerment Committee of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce  announced the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s launch of MedioDía- Infórmate y Actívate, a series of business educational workshops designed to provide a wide-range of business development resources for Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs in the West Michigan region.

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Waterfront Film Festival Launches First Ever Film Competition at ArtPrize this Fall

It's brand new this year. It's ArtPrize OnScreen: Presented by Waterfront Film Festival, that will replace this year’s annual summer lakeshore event, for one year, in favor of its first ever film competition to be held during ArtPrize in September here in Grand Rapids.

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