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Clutch & Corrosion of Conformity Return to the Orbit Room in October! [Video]

The Orbit Room continues to keep rocking as more shows are being booked!

These guys are no strangers to the Orbit Room, as they make their big return to Grand Rapids in October!

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Microchip Helps Lost Cat in Hawaii Get Home to Family in Michigan [Video]

For over a year, a Detroit family thought their cat Bogie was lost forever.

Then they recently got a call that Bogie had been found-- in Hawaii!

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‘The End of the Tour’ to Open in West Michigan on Friday, August 21

The End of the Tour was shot in Grand Rapids. We've known about the July 31 limited release date since March. Now we know the limited release will not be available in Grand Rapids.

West Michigan's open of The End of the Tour is August 21.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Pixels’ Can’t Catch ‘Ant-Man’

At the time of this writing, early estimates for the weekend box office have Ant-Man edging out Pixels for the top spot in this week’s top 10. That could change. With less than $1 million separating the films, Pixels may very well slide into first place tomorrow, winning one very close competition. But even if it does claim ultimate victory, it doesn’t change the fact that Pixels’ opening weekend is a massive disappointment and another nail in the coffin of Adam Sandler’s career.

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Grand Rapids Named One of the 13 Best Beer Cities in U.S. By Travel Website

Beer City USA has done it again!

Swiftly, a website dedicated to all things travel, has name Grand Rapids one of the 13 Greatest U.S. Beer Cities!

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Grand Rapids Man and His Dog Use Poopy Packages to Get Revenge on Thieves [Video]

Thieves stealing mail on Grand Rapids' West Side got a real surprise: packages full of dog poop.

Fox 17 reports that GR resident Keith Brown had had enough of scum bags robbing front porches in his neighborhood, so he enlisted the help of his Pit Bull Bella for some payback. 

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WWE’s ‘Tough Enough’ to Replace Hulk Hogan After Racist Remarks

We’ve barely begun to witness the fallout of Terry “Hulk Hogan” Bollea’s racist remarks making their way public, the WWE already having severed all ties to the iconic wrestler. So while said severance understandably pulls Hogan off as a judge for WWE reality competition Tough Enough, the series will endure by replacing him.

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Uber is Delivering Ice Cream Today & Yours Could be Free!

To celebrate Grand Rapids and its first year of #UberIceCream Uber has teamed up with Love’s Ice Cream to deliver Mitten Pop™ ice cream bars on-demand!

You can get vanilla bean dipped in chocolate flavored Mitten Pops delivered in just minutes!

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Two Grand Rapids Hot Dog Joints Make Top 40 in U.S. List

Firstly, Happy National Hot Dog Day!

Secondly, let's celebrate with some of the great hot dogs we have here in Grand Rapids!

Both Jonny B’z Dogs & More and Yesterdog have made Foursquare's top 40 list of America's Best Hot Dog Joints.

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Gas Station in Wyoming Has Second Cheapest Gas in U.S. Today

You might want to fill up that tank today!

The Family Fare in Wyoming at 28th Street and Burlingame Avenue SW, is currently the second cheapest gas station in the country!

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Prioritize WGRD in Your Facebook News Feed

 

So you're a 97.9 WGRD fan, but Facebook won’t let you stay up to the minute on all that’s happening? We feel your pain, but now there’s a way to make sure WGRD is your top priority.

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Sevendust Shares Snippets of New Song [Video]

Sevendust is set to release a new album later this summer!

Via Facebook the band is giving us some previews of what appears to be the same new song, according to Blabbermouth.

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