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Hall & Oates Books May 9 Date at Van Andel Arena [Video]

The legendary rock-and-roll duo Hall & Oates is making a return to Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on May 9!

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Focus,’ ‘The Lazarus Effect’ and ‘Maps to the Stars’ [Video]

Some big names in this weekend's movie premieres including: Will Smith and Margot Robbie in Focus; Olivia Wilde in The Lazarus Effect; and Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska and Robert Pattinson in Maps to the Stars.

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Crash's Landing
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Mosby from Crash’s Landing is Waiting to be Adopted

It's easy to run out of patience waiting for spring and warmer weather when you live in West Michigan, but there are dozens of cats at Crash's Landing that are waiting for something more important.

They are waiting to be adopted.

Can you adopt Mosby from Crash's Landing?

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FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For Open Internet

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to adopt net neutrality rules for an open internet.

The FCC's decision makes for regulating internet service providers like public utilities, prohibiting companies from charging for faster lanes on the internet.

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Our Community's Children
Our Community's Children
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Mayor’s 100 Campaign Works to Increase Grand Rapids’ Youth Employment [Video]

The Mayor's 100 Campaign is under way, with its goal to increase employment among Grand Rapids' youth.

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Scammers Spoofing West Michigan Business’ Phone Number

A new phone scam making the rounds in West Michigan is hurting more than just the people being called. A local business is also being tied to the scam.

"We've gotten several phone calls from people stating that we had just called their house," Shawn Howland, a manager at Lentz USA Automotive at 1227 Leonard Street NW in Grand Rapids, told WZZM-13.

The thing is that no one at the shop has been placing those calls.

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Photos with Flair
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Lowell Gymnastics’ Lauren DeHaan Named High School Athlete of the Week

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2015 West Michigan Lenten Fish Fry Guide

It’s Lent. And that means it’s almost fish fry season!

There are dozens of fish fries around West Michigan during Lent. And we've compiled a full list for you. (If you notice one that we've missed, please comment below and we'll add it!)

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Some Driver Responsibility Fees in Michigan Can Get Waived with Community Service

Michigan drivers are allowed to perform community service to waive driver responsibility fees for certain violations.

Learn how it works.

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Rod Spicer
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Vanessa Williams Joining Grand Rapids Symphony for Symphony with Soul

Special guest Vanessa Williams is joining the Grand Rapids Symphony on Feb. 28 for the 14th annual Symphony with Soul.

The community celebration of African-American musical expression is at 8 p.m. EST at DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Avenue NW in Grand Rapids, with tickets still available.

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West Michigan Whitecaps
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Voting’s Now Open for West Michigan Whitecaps’ Newest Menu Item

The West Michigan Whitecaps are preparing for their 2015 season. As part of that, they’re doing a lot of things and asking for the public’s input.

Currently, they are asking for the public to vote for which new food item they should add to their menu for the coming season. 

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The Kalamazoo Promise Turns 10 Years Old

This year, The Kalamazoo Promise -- a program where anonymous donors put college education within the reach of every child in Kalamazoo Public Schools -- is celebrating a decade and the fact it has handed out nearly 4,000 scholarships in the past 10 years.

Because of the Kalamazoo Promise, graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools can count on full-tuition scholarships to any community college, public university or, new this year, a select group of private colleges in Michigan.

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