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Courtesy West Michigan Whitecaps
Courtesy West Michigan Whitecaps
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Annual Whitecaps Fan Food Submissions Under Way

The West Michigan Whitecaps are looking for ideas for new food items to be served at Fifth Third Ballpark this season. Beginning yesterday, fans can now submit their ideas regarding what new food items they would like to see served at Fifth Third Ballpark this summer.

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Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Larry Busacca/Getty Images
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‘The End of the Tour’ Reviews Call Film ‘Heartfelt’, ‘Fascinating,’ ‘Brilliant’ and ‘Fantastic’

"The End of the Tour" premiered at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, tonight.

The film was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014.

The first reviews are in.

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Courtesy of Sundance Institute/Jakob Ihre
Courtesy of Sundance Institute/Jakob Ihre
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Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Segel, James Ponsoldt Talk ‘The End of the Tour’ as Film Premieres [Video]

"The End of the Tour" is making it's world premiere at Sundance Film Festival in Utah tonight.

The film stars Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel. It was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014. 

As "The End of the Tour" premieres, more details are being shared about the film.

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Olivera's Sports Pub & Grill/Facebook
Olivera's Sports Pub & Grill/Facebook
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Two Men Sitting on Roof in Ionia to Raise Money for Charity

Eric Geister and Chris Jammer are sitting on top of Olivera’s Sports Pub and Grill in Ionia for 55 hours for the Roofsit 4 Warmth.

They are raising money for EightCAP to help families in Gratiot, Ionia, Isabella and Montcalm counties stay warm this winter. 

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Kevin Winter/Getty Images
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New Movies (This Week): ‘Black Sea,’ ‘The Boy Next Door,’ ‘Mortdecai,’ ‘Song One’ and ‘Strange Magic’ [Video]

This week's new movie releases includes story lines involving stolen paintings, goblins, hockey and a little bit of everything else.

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Harold "Butch" Knight, Courtesy of the Allegan Co. Sheriff's Dept.
Harold "Butch" Knight, Courtesy of the Allegan Co. Sheriff's Dept.
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Husband Wanted in Allegan County Slaying Seen in Maine

The husband of Sara Lee Knight, the woman whose body was found Jan. 13, is wanted for her alleged slaying and has been spotted in Maine, according to WZZM-13.

Allegan County sheriff's deputies are investigating the case as an apparent homicide. 

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Kathy Libby/ThinkStock
Kathy Libby/ThinkStock
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WGRD Pond Hockey Classic 2015 Rocks Richmond Park January 23-25 in Grand Rapids [Video]

97.9 GRD Rocks will host the fourth annual WGRD Pond Hockey Classic, presented by Labatt Blue and Dematic.

More than 40 teams will play on the frozen surface at Richmond Park in Grand Rapids starting Friday night (Jan. 23) and running through Sunday, Jan. 25. Division finals will be the afternoon of Jan. 25.

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"Lillie"
"Lillie"
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Lillie the Bunny Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Lillie the bunny is a 3-year old American Rex rabbit. Lillie came visiting and Andy Rent talked about her on his "Andy in the Morning" show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Crash's Landing
Crash's Landing
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Meet Douglas Furbanks from Crash’s Landing

Last year, a stray cat was found running through the middle of the street dodging traffic on the west side of town.

The cat was taken in from the streets and eventually made his way to Crash's Landing.

Douglas Furbanks has been well taken care of at Crash's Landing, but he still needs a home.

Can you adopt him?

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Christopher Furlong
Getty Images News
Christopher Furlong Getty Images News
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GVSU Exhibit Explores Persecution of Homosexuals During Nazi Regime

The human atrocities of WWII are well documented in history. The persecution of the Jewish population was the primary focus of the Nazi regime. The haunting pictures and tales from the holocaust will stay with us forever. But there were other groups persecuted as well. Roma (Gypsies), Poles, Soviet prisoners of war, Jehovah’s Witnesses and those disabled during World War II were also targeted. And yet, there is another story.

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Ingram Publishing
Ingram Publishing
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Break-Ins in Byron Township

Police are warning Byron Township residents and business owners after seven break-ins in the past few weeks.

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(Courtesy of WZZM-13)
(Courtesy of WZZM-13)
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Movies in the Park Dates Set for 2015

Dates have been set for this summer’s Movies in the Park in downtown Grand Rapids.

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