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6 Grand Rapids-Inspired Halloween Costumes You Can Wear this Year

Think local this Halloween!

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Adorable Photos of Wyatt the Red Panda

On Wednesday, John Ball Zoo announced they are welcoming a red panda named Wyatt to their zoo family. The public will get to see Wyatt for the first time in mid-August, but we have photos of him today!

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A Red Panda is Joining the John Ball Zoo Family This Summer

A new, cute furry critter is coming to the John Ball Zoo this summer. It's a Red Panda, one of the most adored animals in the world, and this one is coming to the zoo in August.

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John Ball Zoo Snow Leopard Dies After Battle With Cancer

Mi-Shan, the 18-year-old snow leopard that has been at the John Ball Zoo since 2002, has passed away after a year-long battle with cancer...

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10 Things to Do this Weekend: April 21-23

It’s Earth Day on Saturday, April 22nd. The weather forecast looks nice...get outside and enjoy it. Here are 10 things you can do around West Michigan this weekend — both inside and out...

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How You Can Spend $1,000 Around Grand Rapids

Over the next few weeks we're giving you a chance at winning $1,000 twice a day. All you have to do is enter the code word you're given here...

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10 Things to Do this Weekend: March 31-April 2

It's April Fool's Day on Saturday, but we aren't fooling...Here are 10 things you can do around West Michigan this weekend -- Friday, March 31st through Sunday, April 2nd, 2017...

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Penguins And Otters Return To The New Orleans Aquarium
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John Ball Zoo Hosting a Job Fair

Lions and Tigers and Jobs! Oh My!

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Bald Eagle Hit by Car Gets New Home at John Ball Zoo

A bald Eagle who was hit by a car in the UP last summer is getting a new home at John Ball Zoo, MLive reports. 

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You Know You Grew Up in Grand Rapids When…

There are so many things that people have experienced growing up in Grand Rapids. So many, that we compiled a list. You know you grew up in Grand Rapids when...

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The John Ball Zoo Is Hosting Two Pokemon GO Events

This Sunday the John Ball Zoo is staying open late and dropping Pokemon lures at all of their Pokemon Stops inside the Zoo!

The John Ball Zoo will be setting lures at all15 of the Pokestops inside of the Zoo from 3:00pm until 6:00pm...

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Grand Rapids’ Zoo School Named Among Top 14 Most Innovative Schools in U.S.

A Grand Rapids' educational program is getting national recognition.

Tech Insider has named Grand Rapids Public School's Zoo School at John Ball Zoo one of the 14 most innovative in the country, MLive Reports

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