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Vintage Trailer and Motor Coach Club Touring Michigan

The Michigan DNR says about 30 vintage campers are touring state parks in Michigan this summer from July 24 - August 8.

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New Movies Include ‘Pixels,’ ‘Southpaw’ and ‘Paper Towns’ [Video]

This weekend's new releases cover topics ranging from video games to boxing to exorcisms.

See all of the trailers with Grand Rapids showtimes!

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14 Michigan DNR Employees Fighting Fires in Alaska and Manitoba

Fourteen Michigan Department of Natural Resources employees, who are trained as firefighters, currently are helping to contain wildfires in Alaska and Manitoba.

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Michigan Attorney General
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Former Summit Pointe CEO Charged With Spending $510,000 in Public Funds on Fortuneteller

The Michigan Health Care Fraud (HCF) Division has charged Ervin Brinker, 68, of Delton, with two counts of Medicaid Fraud Conspiracy and one count of Embezzlement by a Public Officer, all ten-year felonies.

Brinker was the CEO of Summit Pointe in Battle Creek until his termination by the Board of Directors on February 17, 2015.

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2014 Michigan Deer Hunting Harvest Down 15 Percent

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has issued a report on the 2014 hunting seasons. It says that roughly 615,000 hunters statewide harvested a total of approximately 329,000 deer. That's a drop of 15 percent from 2013.

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Andy with Lacy/Townsquare Grand Rapids
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Miss Lacy Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Miss Lacy the dog came calling today.

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

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Michigan DNR Confirms Chronic Wasting Disease in Second Free-Ranging White-Tailed Deer

Last week, the Michigan departments of Natural Resources (DNR) and Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) confirmed a second free-ranging deer in Ingham County has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), a fatal neurological disease that affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose.

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New Movies Include ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Boulevard’ and ‘Irrational Man’ [Video]

This week's movie releases finds a wide variety of options from the big-budget Ant-Man to Woody Allen's latest film Irrational Man.

View full trailers for all of the new movies and Grand Rapids showtimes.

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"Doris"/Town Square Media Grand Rapids
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Doris Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Doris the dog came calling today.

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

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Mourners Sing ‘Amazing Grace’ at Vigil for Omarion Humphrey [VIDEO]

Hundreds of mourners gathered at Abernathy Park in Davison, Mich. on Friday night, in honor of Omarion “Mars” Humphrey.

Humphrey's body was found in Lake Callis Friday, July 10. The boy went missing on Saturday, July 4

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Experience Grand Rapids
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Restaurant Week’s “Grand Cocktail Competition” Begins

The Grand Cocktail Competition kicked off summer in the city in Grand Rapids this past weekend. You can gather at some of the 29 restaurants, meet their bartenders and mixologists competing, and enjoy some creative cocktails throughout the month of July through August 4.

The most votes gathered online by August 4 will decide the “People’s Choice” Grand Cocktail Competition winners in both categories.

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Several Trucks, Cars Involved in I-94 Crash Near Mattawan

Eastbound I-94 is currently closed near Exit 66 in Mattawan following a crash involving several semi-trucks and other vehicles.

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