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Where to Find Free Doughnuts in Grand Rapids for National Doughnut Day

Happy National Doughnut Day! If you love doughnuts, you might be thinking, "Isn't that every day?"

The first Friday in June is actually the official day to celebrate the delicious pastry, and to celebrate, many places are offering free doughnuts!

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Man’s Failed McDonald’s Drive-Thru Proposal Proves He Has No Clue About Romance

When it came to her boyfriend's proposal, this woman was not lovin' it.

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Photo courtesy of the Allegan County Sheriff's Department
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Allegan County Sheriff Searching for Runaway who may Have Been the Victim of a Crime

The Allegan County Sheriff's Department is asking the public to assist them in locating a runaway.

Jordan English, 15, left her mother's home in Fort Wayne, Indiana while she was there visiting. English normally lives with her father in Battle Creek.

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Fish Rescued From Sewer Drains After Flooding in New Jersey [Video]

Heavy rain in Newark, New Jersey led to a unusual situation. After a nearby lake started to overflow into the streets, a news camera crew stumbled upon a couple of fish attempting to swim up the street, but not doing so well.

They helped them out by putting them on top of a sewer drain so they would at least have a constant flow of water. These weren't your little standard goldfish, either. They were full-sized trout!

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New Hampshire: ‘Live Free or Die’ but Don’t Put a Child on a Beer Label

New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan has vetoed a bill which would have allowed Founders Brewing Co. to begin selling Breakfast Stout in New Hampshire.

The young child on the label is what's creating the problem.

Hassan released a statement saying "loosening restrictions on referring to minors could undermine our efforts to prevent underage drinking."

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Keith Morrison Narrates Preview of ‘Dateline’ Episode About Grand Rapids Tutor/Student Sex Case [Video]

Earlier this year, 33-year-old tutor Abigail Simon was sentenced to up to 25 years in prison for having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old Grand Rapids Catholic Central student.

The case is being featured on Dateline on Thursday at 8 p.m.

NBC's Keith Morrison narrates a preview of the episode.

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GRD Listeners Sound Off on New Pop Evil Song ‘Footsteps’; What Do you Think? Listen and Vote Here! [Video/Poll]

WGRD debuted Pop Evil's new song "Footsteps" Monday, with the help of PE's Matt DiRito and Leigh Kakaty!

Showing some hometown love for West Michigan, the guys let WGRD premiere the song before anyone else!

Check out "Footsteps" here and listen to what other GRD listeners have to say about the new Pop Evil song!

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Pop Evil Premiere New Song ‘Footsteps’ on WGRD, Talk New Album ‘Up’ and Announce Next Grand Rapids Concert [Video]

Matt DiRito and Leigh Kakaty from Pop Evil debuted the band's new song "Footsteps" Monday on WGRD!

On break from touring, the guys have been been back home in West Michigan for a few weeks and were awesome enough to stop by and let GRD be the first to share their new song with the world!

The guys talked about Pop Evil's upcoming album and also revealed the band's next show in Grand Rapids!

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Grand Rapids’ Brewery Vivant Make Thrillists’ ‘Best Nachos in America’ List

Nachos might be one of my all time favorite foods. But they have to be done right. None of that sick, fake, liquid cheese and all of the guac, onions, jalapeños, spicy chicken, and sour cream. Yum.

Now you might read that description and think, "No no. Good nachos must have beef!" Or "Um, fake liquid cheese is delicious..."

Listen, we all might have different opinions on what "good nachos" are. Well you're sure to find something meeting your standards on Thrillists' "The 21 Best Nachos in America"-- and Grand Rapids' Brewery Vivant made the list!

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Griffins Get Back On Track With OT Win [Video]

The Grand Rapids Griffins evened up their best-of-7 AHL Western Conference final with the Utica Comets with a 3-2 thriller at the Van Friday night.

But many people, including Griffs coach Jeff Blashill, didn't see the game winning goal. 

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5 Ties That’ll Make Your Neck the Best-Looking Neck in the Room

A well-dressed man is a man with a well-chosen neck tie.

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Courtesy Kent County Animal Shelter
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Stuffed Tiger in Grand Rapids’ Yard Prompts Call to Animal Control

If I saw a tiger in someone's backyard I'd probably squeal with joy and then try to make it my best friend.

I'm not saying it's a good idea--  I just love kitties! And I'd probably make a bad decision regarding a big, wild cat because I'd just want to snuggle with it.

Anyway. Animal control got called to a yard in Grand Rapids because this very thing happened. Except the tiger was actually a stuffed animal.

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