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Vietnam Veterans Honor The Fallen On Veterans Day
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Replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial in West Michigan This Weekend

See the full schedule of events for when The Wall That Heals is in Grand Rapids.

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Mayor Bliss Is Looking For GR Teens In Grades 9-12 To Join The Mayor’s Youth Council

We’re always talking about getting involved with the community around us, but sometimes it’s hard to know what to do or how to get started. Well if you are or have kids between 9th and 12th grade, maybe they’d like to join the Mayor’s Youth Council.

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SiTE:LAB Hosting Powerful Play ‘Detroit ’67’ Starting Last Weekend of ArtPrize

Award-winning play featured in New York Times opening in Grand Rapids in October.

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Watch the Guys Do the Demolition Derby at the Allegan County Fair

Hot Wings, Joe, Steve, and Justin were all invited to take part in the demolition derby at the Allegan County Fair. Check out this video to see how they did.

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What Kind of ArtPrize Entry Are You? Take the Quiz!

Are you an educational dragon painting? A political beer mural? Something else? Find out!

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Michigan DNR Rules That ‘Hunter Pink’ is Not a Suitable Substitute for Blaze Orange

Hunters in Michigan may want to wear the now popular 'hunter pink' attire now available in stores when they head out into the woods this year, but the Michigan DNR says that they have to pair it with orange in order to be compliant.

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Teen Injured In Shooting on East Side Of Grand Rapids Sunday Night

If you have any information that could help the police, you can give that anonymously to Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345 or silentobserver.org.

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Shooting Outside The Orbit Room Leaves GRPD Looking For Suspect

WZZM13 reports that 3 people were left recovering after being shot outside the Orbit Room in Grand Rapids after a fight broke out around 2:30 am Sunday morning.

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Weekend Box Office Report: Welcome to Week 2 of Pennywise’s Reign

It’s now been two weekends since Pennywise the Dancing Clown was unleashed upon unsuspecting audiences, and Hollywood may never be the same. Seriously. The kind of box office numbers we’re seeing right now will inspire, uh, major changes in how Hollywood tries to jump on specific trends. And while two new movies made a sort of solid showing for themselves over the weekend, the fact is this: it’s Pennywise’s world. We’re just living in it. Here’s the box office projections as of Sunday afternoon:

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The Van Andel Sub is in the back on a Pretzel Bun then a few other delicious items like the pulled pork sandwich and beef sliders. 
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The Van Andel Sub is in the back on a Pretzel Bun then a few other delicious items like the pulled pork sandwich and beef sliders. Rob Sparks/TSM
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New Delicious Menu Unveiled At Van Andel Arena Ahead Of Hockey Season Opener

Show up to Griffins' games this year hungry because the new menu is delicious as we found out at a recent tasting!

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If Grand Rapids Bars Were Grand Rapids Girls

We’ve come up with a comprehensive way to explain the bars in GR to your new-to-town friends by comparing them to girls we all know. You know… THOSE girls…

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MoviePass Admits the Company Wasn’t Prepared for the Crazy Spike in Subscriptions

MoviePass has been around for some time now, but last month the bulk ticketing subscription service got major attention for slashing their prices...

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