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Police Remove American Flag with Nazi Graffiti From Busy Grand Rapids Overpass

Police are asking for the public's help following an incident on the Coit Bridge over I-196 near downtown Grand Rapids Monday morning.

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ArtPrize 2014 Winning Artist Returning to ArtPrize

Anila Quayyum Agha's entry into ArtPrize 2014 titled "Intersections" may be the most popular entry in ArtPrize history.

"Intersections" was both the Public Vote and Juried Award winner at ArtPrize 2014 earning Agha a total of $300,000.

Agha is set to return to ArtPrize this year.

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Fire Damages Rockford Landmark, The Corner Bar [Video]

Update (10:25 a.m.): MLive.com reports that the building is likely a total loss. 

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Did ‘Game of Thrones’ Confirm a Major Book Twist to Jon Snow’s Origin?

Sunday’s Game of Thrones visit to “Eastwatch” was jam-packed with various jaunts across the map, to say nothing of reunions and returns. One particular revelation could put an entirely new spin on everything we thought we knew about Jon Snow’s past, and create a major conflict with Daenerys.

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Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ ‘Eastwatch’ Brought Reunions, Returns and Rowing, Oh My!

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 takes a rocket ship to “Eastwatch” with the series’ fastest-moving episode to date, chock-full of returns and reunions. Plus, what Avengers are assembling north of The Wall? Find out in our full review!

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Rally Against Hate Held In Philadelphia Days After Jewish Cemetery Vandalized
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Hundreds Attend Peace Rally and March Downtown GR Sunday Evening

West Michigan came together as a couple hundred people attended a peace rally and solidarity march through downtown Grand Rapids, Sunday night in response to the “racist” attacks in Charlottesville, Va from white supremacists and neo-nazi groups on Saturday morning...

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Powerball Jackpot is Over $400 Million, Here’s How We Could Spend That Money In Michigan

Holy Moly, so no one won the Saturday night drawing of the Powerball jackpot which was estimated to be around $356 million.  Since there was no winner Saturday, that means Wednesday night the jackpot is expected to be over $430 million dollars...

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Scares Up a Big Opening

We’ve reached the doldrums of August, where studios release the titles not marketable enough for the summer movie season and not quality enough for serious award consideration. That means an odd mixture of horror films, formerly prestigious movies that have lost a little bit of their luster, and absolute junk just looking for a few screens to dominate for a couple of weeks. Oh, and what do you know? That perfectly describes this weekend’s new releases! Gee!

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Detroit Red Wings Release Statement About the Use of Their Logo at White Nationalists Meeting

The Detroit Red Wings released a statement Saturday afternoon denouncing the use of their logo at the White Nationalists meeting in Charlottesville, Virginia...

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Get Up Close and Personal With Pennywise in These New ‘It’ Photos

While Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been dominating the conversation, Rian Johnson’s film wasn’t the only movie featured in next week’s issue of Entertainment Weekly. Their annual Fall Movie Preview includes updates and photos from a handful of upcoming releases, including Stephen King’s It, arguably the most highly anticipated movie of the fall. We’ve already seen Mark Hamill fight people with a lightsaber, but a bunch of kids running around the Northeast in the 1980s fighting a supernatural monster? Why, we haven’t seen that since Stranger Things came out! And that was a whole year ago!

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Steve’s Bachelor Party and GR’s Victorian Woman – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys continue to hassle Steve about this weekend's bachelor party. Joe was wondering what to do today, and was thinking of heading to Detroit, with absolutely no plans, just hang out. That's when Free Beer reminded him that Steve's bachelor party literally begins today in Detroit!

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We Are Less Than a Week Away From Grand Rapids Getting Its First Cat Cafe

If you love cats & coffee - this is your new hang out spot! On Thursday, August 17th at 10 a.m. Happy Cat Cafe will officially be open to the public.

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