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(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
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Commemoration of President Gerald R. Ford’s Birthday to be Held on July 14

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, Library and Museum are once again joining together to commemorate the life and legacy of President Gerald R. Ford, Monday, July 14.

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Courtesy WZZM
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Movies in the Park in Downtown Grand Rapids This Friday

This Friday, July 11, is the third night of Movies in the Park 2014 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park, in front of the Ford Museum on the Grand River. Sponsored by Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, Friday's movie is Dreamgirls. It's a film about a trio of female singers’ rise to fame during the Detroit Motown era of the 1960s. (Can you say Supremes?)

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ArtPrize Announces Top 10

And the winner is.....

We will know officially Friday, October 4, who the big winners are for ArtPrize 2013.  The first round of voting ended last night at 11:59 p.m. and this afternoon, ArtPrize officially released the list of this year's top ten finalists in the competition.

Now, for the second round.

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Gerald Ford Presidential Museum is Expanding

It's a daunting task, but the Gerald R. Ford Foundation is up to the task.

That task is to expand the museum with a new student learning center, create new, interactive exhibits and much, much more.

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Photo by Michigan University/Getty Images
Photo by Michigan University/Getty Images
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Grand Rapids Ford Museum Shares Film About The President’s Football Days

When you visit the Ford Presidential Museum right along with the kids, you can learn about a relationship of the President's that formed over 80 years ago.

Willis Ward, was his name.  He and Gerald formed a friendship back in 1931

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Angry Bird Attacks People Downtown

This is pretty hysterical, but a little scary at the same time.  It was almost as if "The Birds" was recreated.

While thousands of people packed downtown to say farewell to former First Lady Betty Ford this week, many of them were met with a most unexpected surprise.

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