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Grand Valley State University is Green

 

Grand Valley State University has been named one of the country’s most environmentally responsible colleges by The Princeton Review for the fifth year in a row. The university is included in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition.”

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Michael Buble Returning to Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena on July 25

Grammy Award-winner Michael Bublé returns to Grand Rapids with an 8 p.m. EST show at Van Andel Arena on Friday, July 25. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 2 at 10 a.m.

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Cascade Township to discuss proposed YMCA

The Cascade Township Planning Commission will discuss a new YMCA being proposed for the corner of Kraft and Burton at tonight's meeting.

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RECALL: Kraft Recalls 96,000 Pounds Of Hot Dogs

If you stocked up on hot dogs in preparation for grilling season, beware: Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of hot dogs because they might mistakenly contain cheese.

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Courtesy of Jeff Musial
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Jeff Musial – The Animal Guy Coming to East Grand Rapids in November

Good news animal lovers, Jeff Musial - The Animal Guy is coming to East Grand Rapids on Nov. 23.

You might know him from his many appearances on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," "The Today Show," "iCarly" and "VH1 Big Morning Buzz," among others. Now, he's bringing his educational education to West Michigan!

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Van Andel Institute Honors Forest Hills Central High School Quartet for Fund-Raising Efforts [Video]

Four students from Forest Hills Central High School who raised more than $100,000 to benefit the Van Andel Institute's biomedical research and science education programs were recognized last week.

They received the second annual Carol Van Andel Angel of Excellence Award.

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Grand Rapids Named Forbes’ Second Best City To Raise A Family

Grand Rapids has received a lot of accolades over the last few years. We’re Beer City, USA (and will remain that way, since the magazine who named us Beer City has decided to discontinue the contest), we had an awesome Lip Dub video that went viral online, in 2012 Forbes listed us as the best city to raise a family, and this year, we've come in at number two on their list.

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New Movies This Week: ‘Transcendence,’ ‘Bears,’ ‘Heaven Is For Real’ and ‘A Haunted House 2′ [Video]

A big batch of new releases hits theaters this weekend, with four wide-ranging films targeting every kind of movie-goer.

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Road work on Lake Michigan Drive to be discussed on April 22

Road construction season is getting busier and the headaches that come with it are getting more frequent.

One upcoming project involves work on Lake Michigan Drive.

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Memorial Service For ‘Princess Lacey’ Thursday Night At MSU

The 8-year-old Michigan State basketball fan whose battle with cancer inspired the team's players, coaches and many more across the country will be honored by thousands of her closest friends at a memorial service Thursday night in East Lansing.

Lacey Holsworth's family has asked those who plan on attending the 6:30 p.m. event tonight at the Breslin Center to wear bright colors and smiles in celebration of her life.

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Courtesy of The Michigan Department Of Corrections
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State Trooper Killer Eric Knysz Declared Clinically Brain Dead

Eric Knysz, the man who killed Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield has been declared clinically brain dead after hanging himself while in prison, according to WZZM-13.

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