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Where You Should Park for Grand Rapids on Tap

Grand Rapids on Tap is coming up this Saturday, July 16 at Calder Plaza in downtown Grand Rapids and we've been getting a lot of inquiries as to where people should park for the event. So, we've put together a helpful map.

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IAAF World Junior Championships - Day 1
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Former NFL Player, Hollywood Star and Former Olympians in Grand Rapids for USA Masters Track Championships

Over 1,000 athletes including over 100 from Michigan will compete in this week's USA Masters Track Championships in Allendale at Grand Valley State University.

Among those competing are a former NFL player, a Hollywood actor and former Olympians.

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"Pixie"/Humane Society of West Michigan
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Pixie is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Pixie the dog is our special pet of the week.

Andy Rent talked about her on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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GRS/Terry Johnston
GRS/Terry Johnston
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Grand Rapids Symphony D&W Picnic Pops Kicks off This Week

The Grand Rapids Pops series strikes up the band this summer with the D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops at Cannonsburg Ski Area.

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Courtesy of the Kent County Jail
Courtesy of the Kent County Jail
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Former Rockford Rowing Coach Charged For Taking Videos of Teens in Changing Room

Timothy Vallier, the former men's rowing coach at Rockford Public Schools, allegedly recording two girls changing clothes is now charged with multiple felonies.

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Courtesy of the Berrien County Sheriff's Department
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Berrien County Courthouse Shooter Was Facing Kidnapping & Sex-Assault Charges

Larry Darnell Gordon, 44, of Coloma was charged in April with armed first-degree criminal sexual conduct, first-degree criminal sexual conduct during a felony, felony kidnapping, felony assault with a dangerous weapon, and misdemeanor aggravated domestic violence.

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Bailiffs Killed, Officer Injured in Shooting at the Berrien County Courthouse

In a press conference held at 4 p.m. Monday, the Berrien County Sheriff confirmed that two bailiffs were shot and killed, one sheriff's deputy was wounded and is being treated at the hospital, and several others were injured and are in stable condition.

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Slow Growth Returns to West Michigan Economy

The West Michigan economy is back on track as slow growth has returned, according to a Grand Valley State University economist.

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Courtesy South Haven Police Department
Courtesy South Haven Police Department
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South Haven Police Ask for Help Finding Missing Man

Police are looking for a South Haven man who has been missing since early last week.

WZZM-13 reports that 39-year-old Matthew Ahmed Morin was last seen at his apartment on Monday, July 4.

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Participants in the 70+year old women's 400 meter race
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USA Masters Track Championships at GVSU, July 14 – 17

The nation's best will be competing at the USA Track & Field Masters Championships at Grand Valley State University in Allendale from July 14 - 17.

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CPS Confirms Hoverboards Are Illegal To Ride On The Pavement And The Road
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Huge Hoverboards Recall. Do you Have one?

Hoverboards more than two months old can be hazardous to your health. That's what the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission believes and why it's recalling more than 500,000 hoverboards sold by 10 companies.

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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Adopt Abby From Crash’s Landing

We all need second chances. That includes Abby at Crash's Landing. This is her second stay and she needs a permanent home.

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