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Republican Candidates Debate In New Hampshire Days Before State's Primary
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Google’s new Animated Logo Lot’s of fun [Video]

Have you checked out Google's animated logo today? I'll have to admit, it's pretty cool.

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Gaming Companies Highlight Their Latest Products At Annual E3 Game Industry Conference
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Nintendo Fans, the Classics are Coming Back

Are you a gamer? Love to play video games, or you just try to keep up with the kids?

Now, it's your turn. Nintendo, a partner in this new Pokemon Go craze, is bringing out something pretty slick.

According to the website brobible.com, they are bringing back the classic NES gaming system.

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Parking Your Car is no Problem With This Invention [Video]

Parking your car in a tight space is mind boggling. You're in a parking lot or ramp, and that space you want to squeeze into is just that, a squeeze. Well, there is a new invention that could solve your problem.

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Maker Faire Coming Back to Grand Rapids in August

Maker Faire is back in Grand Rapids on August 20 & 21 for its 3rd year, once again held at the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) and nearby Grand Valley State University’s Hall of Engineering. Combining a traditional science fair with innovation and engineering, community makers will showcase what they have made and share what they have learned.

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Killler Whale Calf At SeaWorld San Diego
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Whales Traveling Exhibit Open at Grand Rapids Public Museum in October

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced today that a new exhibition entitled Whales: Giants of the Deep will open on Saturday, October 22, 2016. Interactive, immersive and featuring the latest in international cetacean research, this exhibit is an experience that brings adults and children eye to eye with some of the world’s most elusive creatures.

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Grand Rapids Public Museum Celebrates Beer

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM), in partnership with Brewery Vivant, is beginning a series of three Beer Explorers classes inspired by the new exhibit Earth Explorers, and in conjunction with ongoing Science Tuesdays programs. Each class will offer a different scientific approach to the brewing and tasting of beer. What not to like, here?

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Moby Launches SonicVision Music Show At Planetarium
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More Spring Break Fun at the Chaffee Planetarium

There is something new and exciting at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. It's an exciting show at the Chaffee Planetarium, and just in time for spring break.

It's an original planetarium show, Starlight Safari, an interactive trip across our continents to see and learn about various animal constellations.

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Spring Break can be Full of Fun Here at Home

Spring break is just a week away and I'll bet your kids are chomping at the bit to be "released!" Some of you may be going to warmer places, exotic destinations, etc., but many will stay home, and that's not all bad, because there is plenty to do here at home. Here are some cool suggestions.

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Successful West Michigan Companies Among Top 50 to Watch in Michigan

There is a great business spirit here in West Michigan, especially an entrepreneurial spirit.

And, that was certainly pointed out as ten West Michigan companies are among the 50 Companies to Watch in Michigan.

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Star Gazing With the Grand Rapids Public Museum

Star gazing at the Grand Rapids Public Museum can be very exciting. One would think you would be sitting in a comfortable seat in the Chafee Planetarium watching a spectacular show. But noooooooo, not this time.

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15-Year Old Boy Get’s Heart Transplant and Wakes up Crying With Happiness [Video]

This is such a touching video of this young man.

A 15-year-old boy from Detroit named Trevor Sullivan desperately needed a new heart. He was finally matched with one and had the successful surgery. What happened next?

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A Global Innovation Center Opens in Grand Rapids

One of Grand Rapids largest employers has opened its first North American innovation center.

Global automotive and aerospace innovator & manufacturer, Hutchinson, opened its first North American Innovation Center at a private grand opening event yesterday, January 20 here in Grand Rapids. The center, which occupies 13,400 SF of a renovated third floor of its 30-acre campus at 460 Fuller Avenue in Grand Rapids, is dedicated to research, development and innovative thinking for all of Hutchinson’s divisions.

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