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Cool Brews, Hot Eats in Grand Rapids Back February 16 to 28

Fresh off the heels of being named Best Beer Town by USA Today and Top 10 Vacation Spot for Beer Lovers (www.TheStreet.com), Beer City USA will once again host beer lovers and food enthusiasts from all over Michigan and beyond for Cool Brews.
Hot Eats. in Grand Rapids, which runs Feb. 16 to 28.

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Sarah Sell/WZZM-13
Sarah Sell/WZZM-13
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Sunday Morning Attack on Grand Haven Coast Guard Station ‘Act of Domestic Terrorism’

Authorities are investigating an attack this morning on the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Grand Haven.

The attack is considered an "act of domestic terrorism" by the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety, Ottawa County an

Courtesy Wyoming Police Department
Courtesy Wyoming Police Department
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Police Searching for Suspect Following Wyoming Credit Union Robbery

Wyoming police are searching for a man who they say robbed the ATL Credit Union, 841 36th St. SW in Wyoming, at gunpoint late Friday morning.

The robbery was reported around 11:45 a.m. EST.

In a news release, police said the man entered the credit union with a handgun and then fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Jupiter Ascending,’ ‘Seventh Son’ and ‘SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water’ [Video]

Lots of big names -- including Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Antonio Banderas, Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore, a documentary and SpongeBob all hit the big screen this weekend.

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Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Griffins
Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Griffins
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Grand Rapids Griffins Host Great Skate Winterfest This Weekend at Rosa Parks Circle

The Grand Rapids Griffins will be taking to the ice in Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids and skating for 24 straight hours this weekend to raise money for underprivileged children in the area.

The 13th annual Great Skate Winterfest begins at noon Saturday and runs until 10 p.m. Sunday.

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Crash's Landing
Crash's Landing
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Meet Tony from Crash’s Landing

Tony, a cat at Crash's Landing, was found as a stray in Lansing.

At first, Tony was too scared to even come inside. Once he finally did come in, he was too shy to go near anyone.

Today, he loves being indoors, loves to play and would love to join your family!

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Photo Courtesy of the Allegan County Sheriff's Department
Photo Courtesy of the Allegan County Sheriff's Department
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New Photos Released of Husband Accused of Murder His Wife in Allegan

The Allegan County Sheriff's Department has released a new photo and details about a man wanted for the murder of his wife.

Harold "Butch" Knight is suspected of murdering his wife, Sarah, at their home on January 13. 

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Ford Agency/Jacques Pougnet
Ford Agency/Jacques Pougnet
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GVSU Football Recruit Opts Out of His Scholarship to Become Model [Video]

Wednesday was national signing day, when highly sought after high school football players sign their official letter-of-intent to play at the collegiate level.

While there are often surprises like players changing schools at the last minute, one Grand Valley State University recruit was unique in his reasons for foregoing a college scholarship.

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U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard
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Coast Guard Saves Dog From Icy Lake Michigan Waters in Frankfort [Video]

A lucky Labrador is safe at home with her family after an harrowing experience in an icy Michigan channel.

On Tuesday morning, the dog, Betsie Bay, fell into the Frankfort channel waters between Betsie Lake and Lake Michigan, in Frankfort.

Staffers at the U.S. Coast Guard station in Frankfort spotted the dog and suited up to rescue the pup from the frigid waters.

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Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
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There’s Oscar Buzz Around Jason Segel’s Performance in ‘The End of the Tour’

"The End of the Tour" premiered to great reviews at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah in January.

Many reviews are calling Jason Segel's performance one of the highlights of the film and worthy of an Oscar.

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Anand Soundarajan/ThinkStock
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Net a Hoops Trip Through 100.5 The River’s Pro Basketball Flyaway Contest

While New York hosts a professional basketball all-star weekend later this month, you can rev up for your own all-star pro hoops excursion -- or at least enter for a chance at one.

Win a trip to the pro hoops game of your choice through Greatest Hits

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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Whooping Cough in West Michigan

Kent County saw six cases of whooping cough in January.

That's almost half as many as in all of 2014.

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