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Diocese of Grand Rapids Statement on Pope Francis and President Trump

President Trump and Pope Francis will meet at the Vatican on Wednesday, May 24. It will be the first time the two have met.

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More Award Winning Spirits Coming from Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids-based craft distillery, Long Road Distillers, the local award-winning distiller in Grand Rapids, has been awarded new honors, including being named USA Aquavit Distillery of the Year at the Berlin International Spirits Competition. Congratulations!

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2014 Giro d'Italia - Stage Eighteen
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There is Still Room for You on our Trip to Italy

August is just around the corner and there is a wonderful trip to Italy waiting for you. Yes, there is still room for you to join me as we spend nine delightful days in Tuscany exploring, eating delicious food and sampling fabulous wines, August 24 through September 1.

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Is This The Best Workout Ever? [Video]

No doubt most of us need to be in better shape. Our good health depends on it. I know I  could be in better shape and I need to get more serious about it. I work out on my treadmill and Airdyne bike, but it can get tedious and boring, so it's easy to slack off. Not for this guy.

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Traverse City Named “Strongest Town” in the World!

"Strong" may not be the first word that comes to mind when talking about Traverse City but so many factors make this Michigan city deserving of the title...

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2014 Giro d'Italia - Stage Eighteen
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Two Weeks Left to Travel to Italy With Us

Time is growing short, and there are about two-weeks left for you to sign up for our fabulous trip to Italy!

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Your Best Vacation Ever is Waiting for you in Italy

Rolling landscapes, savory wines, delicious food, stunning architecture, incredible history can only mean one thing, Italy. More specifically, Tuscany.

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Northern Michigan Beach Makes NatGeo’s List Of The World’s Best

If nothing else, Saturday's sudden blast of warm weather got you thinking of the summer. At least a little bit.

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Iran and the Nuclear Deal, Saudi Arabia and More to be Discussed at Aquinas College

With sectarian rhetoric that continues to divide the region, proxy wars between Iran and Saudi Arabia intensifying, and the uncertain effects of the nuclear deal on U.S.-Iranian relations one year after its implementation, it is clear that American foreign policy in the Middle East has to adjust to the new realities on the ground in Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Those hot topics will be discussed next Tuesday night at Aquinas College.

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Ludington Restaurant Breaks a World Record!

Ludington is now in the Guinness Book of World Records!

House of Flavors restaurant found out on Wednesday that they set the record for the "world's longest ice cream dessert...

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Trump Says Flint Minister Who Interrupted Him Was ‘A Nervous Mess’ [Video]

After a pastor at a church in Flint yesterday interrupted Donald Trump to get him back on point, Trump said this morning she was 'nervous' and thought 'something was up'.

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Great Lakes Shipwreck Discovery Is One Of The Oldest Ever [Video]

Gordon Lightfoot never wrote a song about it, but the Sloop Washington succumbed to the same 'Gales of November' that claimed the Edmund Fitzgerald, the only difference: the Washington went down 172 years before the Fitzgerald.

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