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School Students Celebrate Ashadi Ekadashi
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Downtown Grand Rapids Is About To Experience Its First Ever Granth Dindi [Video]

Saturday morning will mark another first for downtown Grand Rapids as a Granth Dindi will move down Monroe Street starting at 8am.

What's a Granth Dindi? I'm glad you asked.

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Crash's Landing
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Adopt Buzz From Crash’s Landing

Crash's Landing helps hundreds of cats get off the streets and into loving homes. Some are kittens and some are more well-aged like Buzz, but they ALL deserve a second chance.

Can you help Buzz?

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Tens Of Thousands In West Michigan Without Power After Friday Morning Storm

After some severe weather in the early hours of Friday morning, over 140,000 West and Central Michigan Consumers Energy customers are without power...

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It’s Finally Legal To Warm Up Your Car In Your Driveway

If you didn't know, it used to technically be illegal to warm up your car in your driveway unattended.  This little known infraction became statewide news earlier this year after Nick Taylor of Roseville, Michigan received a ticket for leaving his car running and unattended in his driveway...

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Macy's Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade
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Help Rockford High School Students March To The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

This Thanksgiving, 320 students from the Rockford High School Marching Band will be traveling to New York City to represent the State of Michigan in the 91st annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade...

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The City Of Grand Rapids Is Looking For New Police Recruits

Have you ever considered a career in law enforcement?  If you have, or if you know someone who would be perfect for the job, now is the time to apply...

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A Red Panda is Joining the John Ball Zoo Family This Summer

A new, cute furry critter is coming to the John Ball Zoo this summer. It's a Red Panda, one of the most adored animals in the world, and this one is coming to the zoo in August.

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Grand Rapids is #1 in U.S. for Job Growth

The economy of Grand Rapids, and its metro areas, keeps getting better!

A study done by Headlight Data, a website that collects data on economics and the workforce, found that Grand Rapids had the highest rate of job growth in 2016 compared to any other state in the country...

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Close Up Of An Adult Female An Adult Male Nymph And Larva Tick Is Shown June 15 2001
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It’s A Bad Year For Ticks In Michigan, Here’s What You Need To Know

This summer could be the worse tick season in years for Michigan. In three trips up north to hike, I've pulled over six ticks off me, and that's AFTER using a spray containing DEET.

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Heat Wave Scorches Most Of The U.S.
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A 300-Person Fight Broke Out at Grand Haven State Park on Monday

A fight got so big and out of control at Grand Haven State Park, this past Monday, that officials had to close down the park.

WNEM says that the incident occurred around 7 p...

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Kent County Third In The State For Binge Drinking, Ottawa County Not Far Behind

We are 'Beer City', but maybe we need to back off a little. Kent County was third in the state when it comes to binge and heavy drinking.

Those of us that went to Central won't be too surprised at who's number one.

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Picnic Pops Concerts Begin Next Weekend

Grand Rapids Symphony’s D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops is just around the corner, and this summer brings more classic pop/rock to Cannonsburg than ever, beginning next weekend! Here’s what’s new at the 2017 Picnic Pops.

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