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Photo courtesy of Founders Brewing Co.
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Founders Brewing’s ArtPrize Beer Mosaic Promise Premieres August 20

ArtPrize begins Sept. 24, but you don't have to wait until next month to enjoy a taste of ArtPrize.

This year's ArtPrize beer, Mosaic Promise, premieres at Founders Brewing Co. on Aug. 20.

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People Leave Tributes To Robin Williams Outside Mork & Mindy House
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Conan O’Brien Learns Of Robin Williams Death During Show

The news of Robin Williams passing stunned everyone I know. We were out with a handful of co-workers doing an informal job interview with someone we may hire here at our radio stations; when one co-worker told us what happened, there was a collective gasp at the table

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Jodi Beckman
Jodi Beckman
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Which Area of Metro Grand Rapids is the Happiest? [Poll]

Is Grand Rapids a happy city?

One report doesn't think so, but we know better.

Take our poll and help decide which area of metro Grand Rapids is the happiest.

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Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation
Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation
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9/11 Mobile Exhibit Memorial Will be in Grand Rapids September 10 and 11

The “9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit” marking the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, will be at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in downtown Grand Rapids beginning September 10 through the 11th and is part of the 13th annual Scout Salute and Community Day of Remembrance.

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Getty Images
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Robin Williams, Beloved Actor and Comedian, Dead at 63

In a completely tragic and unfathomable turn of events, beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams has died at the age of 63. Williams was found in his home in California earlier today, as confirmed by the Marin County Sheriff's department.

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Recording artist Taylor Swift onstage during FOX's 2014 Teen Choice Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on August 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Recording artist Taylor Swift onstage during FOX's 2014 Teen Choice Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on August 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Taylor Swift Live Stream August 18th 2014

If you followed @Taylor Swift on Twitter, you may have noticed some cryptic tweets over the last few days.  The big announcement was tweeted today - she'll be doing a WORLDWIDE LIVE STREAM on August 18th!
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Courtesy ArtPrize
Courtesy ArtPrize
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WZZM-13: ArtPrize Announces Expert Discussion Changes

ArtPrize has announced some changes to its 2014 critical discourse programming Monday morning.

The art competition's organizers are calling the seven days of discussion an "event within an event."

The newly-expanded discourse sessions are to bring together experts from a number of different fields, including art, design, innovation, urbanism, social equity and technology.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Battles ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

30 years after their comic book debut and several decades since they last ruled the box office, the 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' returned this week and proved that they're as relevant and popular as ever. Although many people wondered if the turtles wou

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Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
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Pirates Take Over Day in Grand Rapids [Photos]

On Saturday, aspiring pirates invaded downtown Grand Rapids for a treasure hunt!

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Ethan Miller/Getty Images
Ethan Miller/Getty Images
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Perseid Meteor Shower To Occur Starting Saturday

The annual Perseid’s meteor show is almost here.

Each year in August, if you can escape from the light pollution of the city, you can see one of the best and brightest annual meteor showers. It has been known to produce between 60 and 100 meteors per hour.

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Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images
Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images
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Western Little League All Stars Head To Senior League World Series

The Western Grand Rapids Little League All Stars won the Central Regional in Illinois Thursday, now they head off to Bangor, Maine to play for the World Championship.

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Tom Hanks Forrest Gump Audition
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Watch Tom Hanks’ Audition Tape for ‘Forrest Gump’

'Forrest Gump,' the classic film that helped launch Tom Hanks into the beloved Oscar-winning, too-awesome-for-words actor he is today, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and moviegoers will be able to see it return to theaters in IMAX on September 5. To rekindle your love and unlock those heartfelt memories you have watching this film, Tom Hanks' original 'Forrest Gump' audition tape has surfaced online, if only to reiterate how wonderful a performer he is.

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