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EA Sports Has Absolutely No Idea What Michigan Looks Like

Michigan always seems like it's getting the short end of the stick when it comes to intentionally inaccurate maps.  For some reason, when games or websites decide to use a map of the United States they tend to create their own and they are usually pretty bad representations of our nation...

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Grand Rapids Ranked High as an Underappreciated City You Should Move To

Grand Rapids has made a TON of best of places to live lists, which makes this totally sensible. Thrillist has made their list of "Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To", and Grand Rapids is featured prominently in their list!

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Great Wall,’ ‘Fist Fight,’ and ‘A Cure for Wellness’ Can’t Stop ‘LEGO Batman’

What do audiences want to see on President’s Day weekend? Apparently not The Great Wall, Fist Fight, and A Cure For Wellness, each of which opened to disappointing numbers. However, The LEGO Batman Movie, Fifty Shades Darker, John Wick: Chapter 2, Hidden Figures and even Split kept the box office above water, continuing to do strong business.

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Courtesy of Chuck Armstrong
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Singer Ryan Adams Shows His Love For Founders at Brooklyn Show

While playing a show in Brooklyn, New York, singer Ryan Adams was spotted sipping out of a Founder's Brewing Co. pint glass.

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Crumbling Concrete on M-6 Will Be Fixed this Year

If M-6 is your daily route, some good news!

Since the concrete is starting to crumble at a faster rate than anticipated, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced on Friday that they would start construction on it later this year, according to WZZM-13...

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Flu Outbreak Continues In Bay Area
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Flu Levels Skyrocketing in Michigan

This week's flu report from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services shows a dramatic increase in reports of the flu across Michigan.

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City of Holland via YouTube
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Tulip Time Festival Reveals 2017 Art

Tulip Time is back on the calendar for May 6-14th. While we still have a long time until the festival actually happens. We can get a look at the art of 2017.

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‘Logan’ Review: One Last Ride for Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine, And It’s a Good One

The first X-Men movie opened on July 14, 2000. A child born early that year would have just turned 17 by the time the tenth entry in the X-Men series, Logan, hits theaters next month. That is fortunate – viewers are going to need a driver’s license to get into this movie, which possesses the hardest R rating of any American superhero movie in history. In the past, Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine would swing his razor-sharp adamantium claws and bad guys would simply fall to the ground. There was never any visible evidence of his brutality. There’s more graphic violence in Logan’s first scene – severed limbs, gruesome disembowlings – than in all of the other of the Wolverine and X-Men movies combined.

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All MC Sports Stores Will Close After Filing Chapter 11 Bankruptcy This Week

Tuesday, Grand Rapids based MC Sports announced they would be filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection.

Well now after failing to reach an out-of-court settlement with its creditors the sporting goods business that’s been based out in Grand Rapids for 70 years is closing all 66 locations...

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Grand Rapids Police Department via Facebook
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GRPD Officer Known For Doing Good, Keeps His Job

Last year we met Grand Rapids Police Officer Adam Ickes when he shared a special moment with a 5-year-old boy who wants to be a police officer when he grows up...

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Ted Nugent Is Thinking Of A Senate Run

All that talk earlier this week about the GOP weighing out asking Kid Rock to run for the Senate in 2018 has gotten an old stand by all worked up.

Yup, Terrible Ted refuses to be ignored, and now he says he may seek out that Senate seat. 

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Chernobyl, Nearly 30 Years Since Catastrophe
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Is There Really An Abandoned Underground Nuclear Military Base Between Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids?

As unlikely as it seems, a group of explorers claim to have discovered an abandoned underground nuclear military base in West Michigan between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo.

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