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Grand Rapids West Side Bar Gets Liquor License Suspended After 13 Violations

A West Side bar won't be serving alcohol this weekend.

MLive Media Group/ The Grand Rapids Press reports that the liquor license at Louie's Bar & Rocket Lounge BBQ on Bridge Street has been suspended by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission July 10, 11, and 12.

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Pop Evil’s Matt DiRito is Helping Kids Fighting Cancer Get the ‘Star Treatment’ [Video]

West Michigan rocker Matt DiRito is using the fame of his band Pop Evil to do something awesome!

Fox 17 shares that last year, Matt launched the non-profit "Start Treatments" to help kids fighting cancer feel like rock stars.

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East Grand Rapids’ Yesterdog Makes ‘Best Hot Dogs in U.S.’ List

Here in Grand Rapids we know what a gem Yesterdog is. You've got friends in town looking for a good hot dog? You take them to Yesterdog; it's just what you do!

Well now East Grand Rapids' awesome dogs are getting national attention too! Yesterdog has been named one of The Daily Meal's "75 Best Hot Dogs in America for 2015"!

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Several Trucks, Cars Involved in I-94 Crash Near Mattawan

Eastbound I-94 is currently closed near Exit 66 in Mattawan following a crash involving several semi-trucks and other vehicles.

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New Movies Include ‘Minions,’ ‘Strangerland’ and ‘Self/Less’ [Video]

After weeks of dominance by Jurassic World and Inside Out, it's time for some more movies to take their shot at the box office lead.

Minions, The Gallows, Self/Less and more are now in theaters.

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Dive Team Discovers Body in Flint-Area Lake, Omarion Humphrey’s Father Says it’s His Missing Son [VIDEO]

WNEM-TV5 is reporting that Omarion Humphrey’s father, Jamall Humphrey, has confirmed that the body found earlier today in Lake Callis near Flint is indeed his son who has been missing since Saturday.

Police evacuated Lake Callis in Davison after a dive team discovered a body. Police have yet to confirm that the body is that of 9-year-old Omarion Humphrey who went missing Saturday.

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West Michigan is Getting a Chick-fil-A in Holland Soon

I love me some Chick-fil-A. I admit it. The chicken is good, especially their spicy chicken sandwich and the grilled chicken club. Really good sandwiches. And their fries are really good. I even love their iced tea!

I've missed them since I moved here to Grand Rapids, but I won't have to miss them much longer!

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Soccer Team Surprises Decorated Army Vet With Brand New (And Free!) House

"Home game" took on a whole new meaning for a couple who went to see MLS' FC Dallas play this Fourth of July.

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Young Mother Details Domestic Abuse, Encourages Others Like Her to Leave [Video]

A young mother from Ireland posted a video to Facebook in hopes that telling the story of her recent alleged attack by her partner will help raise awareness about domestic violence, and encourage others to leave.

Emma Murphy usually uses her Facebook page to discuss fitness and nutrition (she calls it a "healthy moms blog). But Monday, she posted a video of herself with a black eye, discussing they alleged domestic violence incident with her now former partner.

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Jennifer Marie Stemler, via Facebook
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Baby Natallya’s Father Pleads Guilty to Hiding Her Body

Matthew Bradley, father of 4-month-old Natallya Rich, now faces two to seven years in prison for concealing the death of his daughter.

Bradley pleaded guilty Tuesday to concealing Baby Natallya's body and being a habitual offender.

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Chainsaws & Rock! Jackyl Returns to The Intersection on August 23! [Video]

The Intersection is booking up the rest of the year!

How could you have a year without Jackyl? No worries!

Jackyl returns to the Intersection in August!

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Grandwich Competition to Name Best Sandwich in Grand Rapids

The search for the best sandwich in Grand Rapids is on! The annual Grandwich competition is back for the fifth year and will run through July 31.

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