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Longtime South Haven Teacher To Receive Medal Of Honor For Vietnam Heroics 48 Years Ago [Video]

In May of 1969, Pfc. James McCloughlan, a combat medic, crawled onto a battlefield near Tam Ky, in then South Vietnam and helped rescue many of his comrades during a firefight.

On July 31, the South Haven native will be honored for his actions with the highest military award.

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Grand Rapids Video Round Up: Griffins Celebrate, A Car Crash On Division, And Shelf Clouds Over Wyoming

A quick check of the old YouTube shows quite a bit of Grand Rapids footage posted recently, including some of the thunderstorms that rumbled through GR Saturday, the Griffs celebration, a car wreck on Division and for some reason nine year old footage of Van Halen at Van Andel Arena. 

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A Perfect Circle Are Coming to Grand Rapids November 22nd

A Perfect Circle announced Monday morning that they'll be making a stop in Grand Rapids at the DeltaPlex Arena on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 as part of their latest tour...

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Ellie Webster via Facebook
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Watch the GRPD Take Time Out to Play Beach Ball Volleyball With Teens After Grand Rapids Pride

The Grand Rapids Pride Festival, an annual fundraiser for the Grand Rapids Pride Center was held Saturday at Calder Plaza and as the festivities were wrapping up, members of the the Grand Rapids Police Department took some time to play beach ball volleyball with some of the teens who had stuck around...

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Black Heron Closes on GR’s West Side After Getting Hit by Car

Black Heron Restaurant and Bar on Bridge Street in Grand Rapids has shut its doors for good.

MLive reports that the restaurant's closing came a little over a week after a car crashed through Black Heron's window on June 3.

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Mother of Murdered 4-Year-Old Arrested on Unrelated Charges by Wyoming Police

Sonja Hernandez, the mother of 4-year-old Giovanni Mejias, has been arrested. FOX-17 reports that she has been arrested on charges unrelated to the death of her son...

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Watch a Special Father’s Day Teaser for ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’

This has been a good weekend for Planet of the Apes fans. Not only did we get our first look at some of the early buzz for the final film in the trilogy  —  buzz that suggest that War for the Planet of the Apes might just be the best and bleakest movie in the series yet  —  we’ve also been treated to a special Father’s Day trailer that explores the universal truths of fathers, sons, and legacy. Sentient apes or human, we’re all just trying to leave behind a better world for our children.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Cars 3’ Dethrones ‘Wonder Woman’

It’s a pleasant Sunday afternoon in the world, which means it’s time for your weekend box office updates! While this was a disappointing weekend overall for a handful of new releases, there’s good news to be had: after a disappointing $144 million total gross last weekend, the box office bounced back to $187 million total over the past few days. That takes some of the pressure off Wonder Woman to, you know, save the summer blockbuster as we know it. Here’s the totals as of Sunday afternoon:

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New Amazon Prime Instant Releases — July 2017

It’s that time again — time to mark your calendars for the start of a new month and a new streaming season! Today brings great news for Amazon Prime subscribers, as July’s slate of new additions has some really, really good ones in the mix.

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West Michigan Showed Up To Celebrate Griffins’ Calder Cup Championship

A very large crowd of hockey fans gathered Friday afternoon at Rosa Park Circle for the Grand Rapids Griffins’ Calder Cup Championship celebration...

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Steepletown Preschool New Park Built by Volunteers in Grand Rapids

Today in West Grand Rapids, hundreds of Amway volunteers converged on Steepletown Preschool to help construct a new playground for the kids! They turned the undeveloped lot at the corner of Fifth and Muskegon NW into a family-friendly safe play space.

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Chicago Open Air Tickets Make the Perfect Father’s Day Gift

Don’t get your dad another tie for Father’s Day. Tickets make the perfect gift. Single Day GA 4 Packs are available for Chicago Open Air, this July 14-16...

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