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New Movies Include ‘San Andreas’ and ‘Aloha’ [Video]

This week's new movies feature Dwayne Johnson, Emma Stone, Cobie Smulders, Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams and more.

View full trailers of this week's new releases with Grand Rapids showtimes!

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‘Amazing Race’-like Event Coming to Silver Lake on June 6

The Michigan Adventure Race: Silver Lake Edition is June 6.

The five-hour race requires running, biking, compass skills, paddleboarding, sandboarding and additional challenges.

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Putt-Putt’s Bar on Grand Rapids’ West Side Under Investigation for Alleged Illegal Gambling

Putt-Putt's, a popular bar on Grand Rapids' West Side is being investigated for alleged illegal gambling.

WZZM-13 reports that on May 19th police executed a search warrant at the bar on West Fulton Street.

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Andy Rent/Bonnie
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Bonnie Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Bonnie the dog came calling today.

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

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Dr. Terry Kreeger, Wyoming Game and Fish Department via CWD Alliance
Dr. Terry Kreeger, Wyoming Game and Fish Department via CWD Alliance
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Michigan Confirms First Case of Chronic Wasting Disease in Free-Ranging Deer

The Michigan DNR and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development today confirmed that a free-ranging deer in Meridian Township near Lansing has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD).

CWD is a fatal neurological disease that affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose. This is the first time the disease has been found in Michigan’s free-ranging deer population.

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West Michigan’s Comprenew Adding 10 New Electronic Recycling Locations

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded over $600,000 in grants to support 14 recycling projects in Michigan.

Grand Rapids-based electronic recycling company Comprenew is receiving $67,500 to expand their electronic recycling to 10 new locations across Michigan.

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Great Lakes Ice is Gone

After months of waiting, the Great Lakes are officially free of ice!

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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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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Tomorrowland’ and ‘Poltergeist’ [Video]

Something for everyone at the theater this weekend. This week's new movies are led by a reboot of a classic horror movie and another epic film from Disney.

View full trailers and Grand Rapids showtimes.

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Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park
Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park
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Former Traverse City Asylum Now a Botanical Garden

After more than a decade of planning, demolition, and digging, Traverse City's former asylum is now a 25-acre botanical garden.

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Erik Reis/ ThinkStock
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Dog Flu Confirmed in Grand Rapids [Video]

This spring an outbreak of canine influenza sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the states surrounding Michigan.

Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana have all seen cases of the virus, some of them deadly.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has now confirmed three cases of dog flu in Michigan: two in Grand Rapids and one in Macomb County, Wood TV 8 reports.

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How to Identify a Michigan Rattlesnake [Video]

The Michigan DNR is sharing some information that many of us hope we never need to know, how to identify a Michigan rattlesnake.

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