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Watch Fifth of July Amway Family Fireworks Show Replay Here! [Video]

In case you didn't make it to downtown Grand Rapids for our 5th of July fireworks show, and didn't see or hear them, then you must have been in another state, since the show was huge and amazing!

Thanks to Amway for the amazing fireworks display, honoring all those men and women around the world who serve, and protect America's security and freedoms!

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WGVU Photos
WGVU Photos
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Governor’s Army Band Playing in Lowell on the 4th

Dubbed “Flags On The Fourth!” Lowell is honored to be the Michigan community chosen to host our state’s official military band this 4th of July.

The Michigan National Guard 126 Army Band, based in Wyoming, takes the stage at the historic Lowell Showboat from 7:00 – 9:00 PM for the 4th Of July musical celebration

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flickr, mwlguide
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Whitecaps Tickets Going for Only $5 for July 4th and 5th Games

Reserved seat tickets for the West Michigan Whitecaps’ July 4th holiday week games will be offered for a very special $5 price for one day only.

Tuesday, July 2nd, fans can purchase tickets to the Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th games for the special price of $5, more than half off the regular $10.50 price. There is a limit of eight tickets per person for this special.

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4th of July Celebrations in West Michigan

I have a big THANKS to give out to the West Michigan Tourist Association.  They really do an amazingt job promoting West Michigan, and keeping all of us up-to-date on all the fun things happening throughout the seasons.

One of the big celebrations is the 4th of July, and here is an update of fireworks and cool places and things to do.

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(flickr, nateda3rd)
(flickr, nateda3rd)
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Grand Rapids 4th of July Shooting Caught On Video [VIDEO]

The shooting that occurred in downtown Grand Rapids after the fireworks on Monday night was caught on tape!

A man named Tom Daly shot the video using his cell phone and then posted it on YouTube.  The fight started in the parking lot across from Rosa Parks Circle after the fireworks Monday night.

Police say after a few minutes someone fired a gun several times.  William Brown, 19, and Deron Rodriguez, 20, were watching the fight.  Both were shot in the leg.

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Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images
Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images
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Drunk Underage Boys Visit ER Twice As Much 4th Of July Weekend

Alcohol poisoning is the predominant reason boys visit the Emergency Room twice as much during the 4th Of July Weekend.  It appears to be a high risk period for them.  The statistics were pretty striking for the holiday weekend period studied.

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www.woodtv.com
www.woodtv.com
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Construction And Road Work Suspended For The Weekend

Good News!  Most of Michigan's road construction will cease for the 4th of July Weekend. Starting at 3 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Tuesday, 89 of the 166 projects going on statewide won't have any lanes close

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(Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Montblanc)
(Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Montblanc)
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West Michigan 4th Of July Fun

Sure was great to see Kelly McGrail of the West Michigan Tourist Association join us on WTRV this morning. Kelly is a lot of fun on-air and always brings a spark of energy to our morning show. Kelly also brought a list of fun things and events for our 4th of July weekend

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Amway to sponsor 4th of July Fireworks. Parade added to celebration

WZZM-TV reports the City of Grand Rapids is adding a parade to the city's Fourth of July celebration.

The parade will begin at 5:00pm on the corner of Lyon and Ottawa NW. The parade will continue to Veteran

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Photo Courtesy of www.suite101.com
Photo Courtesy of www.suite101.com
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“Electric Forest” Rothbury Festival Is A Go!

After all the secrecy.  After the Facebook posts that piqued everyone's interest.  It looks like "The Electric Forest" Rothbury Festival is ON, sort of,  for the 4th of July Weekend.  I didn't recognize any of the acts except for one

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