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Mayor George Heartwell’s Campaign Pushes to Increase Grand Rapids’ Youth Employment

Increasing employment for Grand Rapids youth is a huge goal for 2015, and Mayor George Heartwell is pushing hard to make sure it happens.

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Greatest Actors Who Haven’t Won an Oscar

The 2015 Academy Awards are behind us now, and congratulations to the winners.

Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything, won best actor, Julianne Moore, Still Alice, won best actress.

Those two actors, as well as the other nominees, gave magnificent performances. However, on one can win in each category leaving many on the outside looking in.

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‘Wonder Woman’ Solo Film Will Begin Shooting This Fall

Last we heard, Warner Bros. hadn’t yet officially given the Wonder Woman solo film the green light, which wasn’t entirely surprising given that a script wasn’t firmly in place. But today brings good news on the Wonder Woman front: shooting will begin this fall for the hero’s upcoming solo adventure, with — as previously confirmed — Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad vet Michelle MacLaren in the director’s chair.

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Chef Zack Sklar Talks About Social Kitchen & Bar at Downtown Market [Video]

On Monday afternoon, Downtown Market introduced Social Kitchen & Bar as a new restaurant opening in the Grand Rapid Downtown Market.

Last fall, it was announced that Slows Bar B Q would be coming to Downtown Market.

Learn more about the new restaurant from Social Kitchen & Bar's Chef Zack Sklar and Downtown Market's President and CEO Mimi Fritz.

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New ‘Fast and Furious 7’ Trailer Takes Crazy to Whole New Level [Video]

The new Fast and Furious 7 trailer ends as the others have, with Vin Diesel driving a car off a skyscraper and into another while Jason Statham launches grenades at him. It’s an image that will never stop being one of the most ridiculous things we’ve ever seen and hopefully it will play just as well in context. However, this new trailer offers something that the others have not: a little perspective.

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Five Exercises to Improve Your Heart Health

Experts will tell you that being active and getting 30 minutes of moderate exercise five times a week will improve your health. Active people tend to be fitter and generally enjoy better health. But if you're concerned about your risk of heart disease due to past issues or a family history, there are ways that exercise can help reduce that risk.

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Teen Arrested for Threatening Students at West Catholic High School

A student at West Catholic High School has been arrested following threats made to fellow students on Instagram.

The Grand Rapids Police Department was contacted by administrators at West Catholic on Sunday regarding the threats. Some students were told not to go to school on Monday, while others were told that some type of harm would come to them. 

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