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The Great Soccer Ball Menace – Free Beer and Hot Wings Segment 16 [Video]

Today on Segment 16, the guys talk about sports, and the odd problem a local resident is having with his balls. Well, not HIS balls, but the balls other people keep giving him. Tons of soccer balls come over the wall next to his house, damaging his home and vehicle windows, and he's had it!

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UPDATE: Police Say 10-Year-Old Made Up Abduction Attempt in Gaines Township

UPDATE: Police are now saying a 10-year-old made up an abduction attempt in Gaines Township this moring. Fox 17 reports that after further investigation, it was found the girl made up the story because she did not want to get in trouble for missing the bus.

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Grand Rapids Football Club Teams With Whitecaps For ‘Futbol At The Ballpark’

To say that pro soccer in Grand Rapids has been a success would be an understatement. The fledgling GRFC has already moved up a division in the pro soccer establishment, and now they're planning a big game out at Fifth Third Park.

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Year-Round Coyote Hunting Season Approved in Michigan

The Michigan DNR has announced that the Natural Resources Commission, at its April meeting in Lansing, approved new coyote and nighttime hunting regulations.

Effective immediately, coyote hunting season is open year-round in Michigan.

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Mother’s Day Brunch in Grand Rapids

Make this Mother's Day a delicious one with our guide to Mother's Day brunch in Grand Rapids!

Check out the best brunches in Grand Rapids and enjoy Mother's Day!

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The 5 Most Cryptic Creatures in Michigan

Michigan is filled with folklore and urban legends of monsters, strange humanoid creatures and frightening encounters with cryptic creatures. Here are the 5 most fascinating.

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Grand Rapids’ Great Lakes Shipping Co. Restaurant to Close After More Than Forty Years

After more than forty years in business, Great Lakes Shipping Co. on the corner of Burton and Breton is closing at the end of the month.

The nautical-themed steak and seafood restaurant's last day open will be May 28.

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Downtown Grocery Stores and Tiny Houses Redux – Free Beer and Hot Wings Segment 16 [Video]

Today on Segment 16, the guys talk about the planned grocery store coming downtown, and how it's too much like the Downtown Market, and not like a real grocery store. A Meijer downtown would awesome. This leads to talk of Joe selling his home and moving downtown.

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Suspect Arrested in Connection With Homicide at GRCC Parking Lot

UPDATE (5/2/16 4:30 p.m.): The Grand Rapids Police Department say that they have arrested 19-year-old Marcus Bivens for stabbing and assaulting Jeanne Huntoon near GRCC's campus.

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23 Meijer Gardens’ Summer Concert Shows Sell Out in First Weekend

A good majority of the shows scheduled for this summer at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park have already sold out.

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Grand Rapids Ranked No. 2 Large City in U.S. to Start a Business

West Michigan is looking like a really great place to start a new business!

Last month Holland was named the No. 1 small city in the U.S. to start a business; Now out of 150 large cities, Wallethub has ranked Grand Rapids the No. 2 place to start a business in 2016, Fox 17 reports.

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Original ‘Ghostbusters’ Will Return to Theaters This Summer

Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot won’t be the only Ghostbusters movie hitting theaters this summer. If you’re itching to revisit Ivan Reitman’s 1984 comedy classic, then you might want to wait until June, when the original Ghostbusters returns to the big screen. The special re-release honors both the 32nd anniversary (sure, why not) of the film, as well as the release of Feig’s reboot, starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones.

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