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Saul Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

 

Saul the cat came calling today.

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

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The Discovery of King Tut Exhibition Opens at the Grand Rapids Public Museum May 16

The much anticipated exhibition,The Discovery of King Tut, will make its Great
Lakes Region debut at the Grand Rapids Public Museum on May 16, 2015. Visitors will experience what it was like for Howard Carter and his team when they first discovered the tomb of Tutakhamun in1922.

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West Michigan Election Day Results – May 5, 2015

Today, Michigan voters decided if the state sales tax would be increased from six percent to seven percent.

Voters in Byron Township, Caledonia, East Grand Rapids, Forest Hills, Grand Haven, Hudsonville, Kentwood, West Ottawa and other communities also had issues on the ballot.

Results are in.

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Polls Open Until 8PM, View Your Sample Ballot and Polling Location

Today, Michigan votes on Proposal 1 which would increase the sales/use tax from 6% to 7%. Many voters in West Michigan face additional issues on the ballot.

Prepare to vote with a look at your sample ballot and polling location.

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West Michigan Earthquake Strikes During Pastor’s Nepal Relief Sermon

Where were you around 12:25p.m. Saturday? Did you feel a weird rumbling/ quaking?

I've heard some interesting tales of what people thought it was-- a car accident, odd thunder on an otherwise gorgeous and sunny day, houseguests wrestling in another room (this comes from my little brother who's 24, for which that would be a totally normal thing).

Turns out, it was an actual earthquake here in West Michigan.

And that moment was caught on tape at a church in Paw Paw, where a pastor was giving a sermon on donating to the Nepal earthquake relief fund.

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West Michigan Experiences Saturday Afternoon Earthquake

Did you feel your house shake early Saturday afternoon? Turns out you're not alone. The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has confirmed that what we felt while sitting and binge-watching Netflix was, in fact. an earthquake. 

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ ‘Ride’ and ‘Any Day’ [Video]

This week's new releases are lead by The Avengers: Age Of Ultron. There are other less-hyped new movies to choose from too. View them all with full trailers and Grand Rapids showtimes.

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New Nuclear Power Plant in Michigan? [Video]

DTE Energy received approval yesterday from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to construct and operate a new nuclear energy facility in Michigan.

DTE Energy has not committed to building the new plant, but will keep the option open for long-term planning purposes.

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Paddle Relay Around Lower Michigan Will Cover 1,100 Miles Over Three Months

Hundreds of kayakers, standup paddle boarders and surfskiers will take part in the inaugural Paddle Relay Around Lower Michigan.

The event is a relay-style water tour of Michigan's coastline.

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Detroit Red Wings’ Marek Zidlicky Out for Game 7 Due to Head Injury

The Red Wings will take the ice against the Tampa Bay Lightning for Game 7 Wednesday night without two of their best and most experienced defensemen.

Marek Zidlicky experienced concussion-like symptoms following Game 6, and it's now been officially announced that he'll be on the sidelines for Game 7 along with the suspended Niklas Kronwall

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Michigan DNR Needs Help Spotting Turtles, Frogs, Snakes and Lizards

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is asking people to help spot reptiles and amphibians in Michigan by reporting sightings of turtles, frogs, toads, snakes, salamanders and lizards.

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Dusty and Nugget Visit for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

 

Two cute, 2-month old puppies, came calling today.

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

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