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West Michigan Economy Slows to Normal

Researchers at Grand Valley State University say the economic growth rate in West Michigan has slowed and returned to normal.

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Perrin Brewing Company
Perrin Brewing Company
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Perrin’s Grapefruit IPA and Veterans Pale Ale Now in Cans

Perrin Brewing Company's new canning line is up and running.

Perrin's Grapefruit IPA and Veterans Pale Ale (VPA) are now both available to be purchased in cans at Perrin's taproom in Comstock Park.

Perrin is planning local distribution and the canning of three more beers later this year.

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Photo Courtesy of Becky Connor Robirds via Facebook
Photo Courtesy of Becky Connor Robirds via Facebook
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Missing Middleville Teen Found

Haily VanderHeide has been missing since Monday, July 27, 2015. She was last seen at her home in Middleville on July 27 at 12:00 a.m.

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Mieszko the Dog Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Mieszko the dog came calling today.

Mieszko visited with Andy Rent as he talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Pajama Party at Cascade Township Park for Perseid Meteor Shower

Spread a blanket with other sky watchers and watch streaks of light dart overhead at the “Perseid Pajama Party.” The Grand Rapids Public Museum, in conjunction with the Grand Rapids Amateur Astrological Association, announced today the return of this successful event to Cascade Township Park on August 12 and 13.

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images
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Restaurant Week’s Grand Cocktail Competition is Wednesday

Eighteen talented bartenders and mixologists from Grand Rapids best restaurants will compete in the finals of the Grand Cocktail Competition this Wednesday, August 5th from 5 - 7:30 pm at Gravity Taphouse Grille located at 3210 Deposit Drive next to Northpointe Bank at the East Beltline and I-196 interchange.

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Perseid Meteor Shower Pajama Party in Grand Rapids

The Grand Rapids Public Museum and the Grand Rapids Amateur Astrological Association will host a Perseid Pajama Party at Cascade Township Park on August 12 and 13.

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Consumers Energy
Consumers Energy
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High Winds Leave Thousands Without Power in West Michigan

Sunday night's severe weather and high winds left nearly 200,000 without power across Michigan, including over 20,000 in West Michigan.

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Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
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Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids Opening Morning [Photos]

Thousands are heading to the new Tanger Outlets mall in Byron Township which opened today at 10AM.

See the crowds at this morning's opening!

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New Movies Include ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ [Video]

It's a pretty safe bet which new release will lead at the box office after the weekend is over, but Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation isn't the only new movie out this weekend.

See them all with full trailers and Grand Rapids showtimes.

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Crash's Landing
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Adopt Choppers From Crash’s Landing

Back-to-school reminders are everywhere. It won't be long before the kids head back to the classroom, but there is still time to teach many important lessons this summer.

Teach your kids about the importance of giving and helping those in need.

Adopt Choppers from Crash's Landing.

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Matt Milhouse
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Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids Pre-Opening Evening Gala [Photos]

Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids officially opens on Friday, July 31, but many got an early look at the new mall Thursday night at a pre-opening event.

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