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If You Use Flushable Wipes, You Might Be Part Of A City Problem

Do you use the flushable wipes in the bathroom?  If you live in Grand Rapids, you may be contributing to a major problem in the city.

The Grand Rapids Environmental Services Department is reminding residents that you can’t just throw anything in your toilet...

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All of Your Facebook Posts Are NOT Becoming Public Tomorrow

Not only is Facebook NOT going to do this, even if they DID, your status after the fact wouldn't protect the stuff you've already posted.

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Announces Recall Of Samsung's New Galaxy Note 7
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If You Have A Galaxy Note 7, You Should Turn It Off NOW

Samsung has issued a recall of ALL Galaxy Note 7 phones, terminated the product line, and has advised owners to power down their devices RIGHT NOW.

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Downtown GR Needs Your Help Picking New Parking Meters

As downtown Grand Rapids continues to grow and add new events, finding parking especially cheap parking can sometimes be a hassle, especially when you just need a quick spot for an errand...

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Michigan State Police Will Now Send Out Text Alerts During Active Shootings

It's no doubt the world we live in is a scary one and that's why the Michigan State Police are taking extra precautions to make sure the public is safe...

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Michigan State Coach Mark Dantonio Seems To Disappear In Weird Viral Video

I'm pretty sure there were times during Michigan State's mistake-filled 30-6 loss to Wisconsin on Saturday that head coach Mark Dantonio wanted to disappear. And now, thanks to an alert TV viewer, he does in this hard to explain viral video making the rounds.

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East Kentwood Teen’s Throwback Photo Goes Viral [Video]

Tara Hunt is heading into her senior year at East Kentwood High, so she decided to have a little fun by recreating her awesome kindergarten photo that has been sitting in the fireplace mantle in her home since she was five.

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A World Without Language Barriers is Closer Than you Think [Video]

 

Imagine being able to understand someone speaking in a foreign language without actually having to learn that language. Amazing, right? And, imagine that it all happens when you simply wear a little ear piece. Now, imagine that this is all true!

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The Last Ever VCRs are About to Be Created

Still have a bunch of movies on VHS laying around? Think you might want to watch them again in the future? Well, if you don't have a working VCR, you're going to want to get your hands on one soon because the last ever VCRs are being manufactured this month.

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Grand Rapids on Tap and Pokemon Go Are Coming to Calder Plaza This Saturday

Grand Rapids on Tap is this Saturday! This year it's being held at Calder Plaza, which also happens to be a great spot to hunt for Pokemon. Craft beer and Pokemon Go, what could be better?

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Pokemon GO App Popularity Soars As Australians Join Worldwide Craze
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Thousands Heading Into Downtown Grand Rapids Tonight To Play Pokemon Go

It's not enough that Pokemon Go players have infiltrated my early morning hours downtown, now they're planning a mass gathering Friday night that may draw over 4,000 people.

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A Michigan Man Lived For Almost a Year and a Half Without a Heart [Video]

I've been called heartless, but it's always been a figure of speech. A Michigan man suffering from a debilitating disease actually was heartless. While waiting for a transplant, doctors kept him alive without a heart for 17 months!

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