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Drive to Stamp Out Hunger is This Saturday

This Saturday, May 14, the Grand Rapids letter carriers will once again take part in the nationwide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Their goal: to collect 70,000 pounds of food, a roughly 10 percent increase from last year.

Saturday, May 14, letter carriers here in West Michigan and around the country will be going door to door collecting food for local hunger-relief charities. In Grand Rapids, that food will be donated to Feeding America West Michigan.

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Perfect Summer Date Spots in West Michigan

With summer upon us that means summer lovin'. Whether you're attached or single these are some of the best places to go on a date in West Michigan...

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Joe’s Awkward WZZM TV Moment – Free Beer and Hot Wings Segment 16 [Video]

Today, the guys review their segment on WZZM from earlier this morning, and the story about the first-grader who was made to clean out toilets with his bare hands. Something about the interactions with the TV people had been bugging Joe, and they wanted to see if it was something real or imagined.

Turns out, the awkward moment was real!

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You Still Have One More Chance to Register For the Fifth Third River Bank Run

Online registration for the Fifth Third River Bank Run ended Monday night, but you still one more chance to get registered if you want to get in on the action.

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Two-Year-Old Found in Kent City Home With Dead Body

A 2-year-old girl was found in a Kent City home with a dead body Tuesday morning.

Kent County Sheriff's Department deputies responded to a call  around 10 a...

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Traverse City Taproom Plans to Open Grand Rapids Location on Michigan Street

Michigan Street is getting a Traverse City transplant: 7 Monks Taproom.

MiBiz reports that the Traverse City- based craft beer bar and restaurant will open a new location on the Michigan Street Corridor in Fall 2016. 

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The Latest ‘Game of Thrones’ Fan Theory Is Good News For the Starks

What is ‘Game of Thrones’ without fan theories? Now that the show is heading in completely unknown territory for both book and show fans, theorizing is more vital (and more exciting) than ever. After just three episodes into Season 6, there’s plenty left up to speculation. From a crazy theory about Bran and the Mad King to one about the return of a long-unseen character, here are the best theories to come out of Sunday night’s episode ‘Oathbreaker.’

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The Ducks are Running at Ken-O-Sha Park Elementary

One kindergarten student said when asked what she thought about the ducks, "they are so cute and I so am excited for them to walk out because it will be like a parade."

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Grand Rapids Police Officer and 5-Year-Old Boy Share Special Moment

Saturday Officer Ickes with the Grand Rapids Police Department was responding to calls on the Northwest Side when he noticed a curious 5-year-old boy in the neighborhood of one of his calls.

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Grand Rapids is the 6th Fittest City in U.S. According to Fitbit

Grand Rapids has made another list! Recently, GR has been named the hottest real estate market to watch and the second best city in the U.S. in which to start a business; now Grand Rapids is ranking high in fitness.

According to Fitbit, Grand Rapids is the sixth fittest city in America. 

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Joe Rants Like a Crazed Dictator – Free Beer and Hot Wings Segment 16 [Video]

Today on Segment 16, the guys talk about Joe's Fifth Third Riverbank Run team, and the race this weekend. This launches Joe into a crazed rant "like a dictator", where he gets very heated over what may or may not be happening for the race. You still have time to sign up and run with the maniac.

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The Rapid Begins New Schedule and Route Changes

This morning marked the beginning of a number of changes to the schedule and routes for The Rapid bus service in the Grand Rapids metro area.

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