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Michigan DNR Offers Free ORV Safety Classes at Silver Lake State Park

As the weather begins to warm up, we are reminded of all of the summer fun to come. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources wants to make sure all are ready to safely enjoy summer.

The DNR is offering free, monthly off-road vehicle safety classes at Silver Lake State Park one Saturday per month through October.

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Sabra Issues National Recall Due to Listeria Contamination in Hummus

The presence of potentially deadly listeria in hummus has prompted a national recall by Sabra Dipping Co. of 30,000 cases of Classic Hummus.

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Frederik Meijer Gardens Announces Full Summer Concert Series Lineup

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has announced another impressive lineup for this year's Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert Series.

This year, the Grand Rapids series is bringing in many big names from across the music industry.

The 30-show lineup, which will include a special 20th anniversary concert, will feature artists like The Steve Miller Band; Harry Connick, Jr.; Vince Gill; The Beach Boys & The Temptations; Under the Sun Tour featuring: Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra, Uncle Kracker & Eve 6; Styx and Tony Bennett.

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Governor Snyder Declares April Michigan Wine Month

Governor Rick Snyder has declared April "Michigan Wine Month" to celebrate Michigan's selection of wines and the wine industry’s economic contribution.

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Tanger Outlets Announces Several Stores Coming to New West Michigan Location

Tons of well known brands are coming to Tanger Outlets' new West Michigan under construction in Byron Township.

The retail center is being built near U.S. 131 and 84th Street SW in Byron Center, and the grand opening is scheduled for July 31.

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Crue Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Crue, a 1½-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier/mix dog, came calling today.

Crue, or, actually, Cruella, visited with Andy Rent as he talked about her on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Tax Refund This Year? What Did You do With it?

It's one our favorite times of the year, tax time! Yes, the filing of those exciting tax returns.

How did you do this year? Did you owe something? Maybe you got a refund. And, if so, what happened to it? Spend or save, that is the question.

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Don’t Forget to Use Your Points!

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This is a friendly reminder that the points system as part of the  will be discontinued next week and all points will expire on April 15th.

There are still a number of fantastic giveaways running through April 15th that are available only to  members who have earned points as a thank you for your loyalty

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Harry Connick, Jr., Coming to Frederik Meijer Gardens on August 2

This afternoon, Harry Connick, Jr., announced his summer concert tour, which includes a date here in West Michigan!

The tour includes a stop in Grand Rapids at Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park on Aug. 2.

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What’s a Diverging Diamond and How Do You Drive Through It? [Videos]

The new construction at Interstate 96 and Cascade Road SW in Grand Rapids will be completed late this year.

In addition to being a giant pain to negotiate while undergoing construction, it will be a new type of interchange called a diverging diamond when it's done.

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Michigan’s Adopt-A-Highway Program Begins 25th Year This Weekend

The Michigan Department of Transportation's Adopt-A-Highway program will begin its 25th year when volunteers head out to pick up litter on April 11.

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Founders Makes Championship Round for Best Brewery in America

In a bracket-style tournament similar to that of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, Founders Brewing Co. has made it to the national championship for Best Brewery in America, as decided by voters on Thrillist.

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