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March Is Metal Month! Wear Your Metal Shirt To Work Day on March 23!

March is officially METAL MONTH. In celebration of headbangers everywhere, wear your best metal band t-shirt to work on March 23rd for the official #ThrashTShirtDay...

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Happy Spring! Get a Free Ice Cream Cone from Dairy Queen Today!

Celebrate the first day of spring with a free ice cream cone from Dairy Queen!

All day today, March 20th, the ice cream chain will be giving out a free small cone of vanilla ice cream to customers at all of their locations, nationwide...

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Michigan Teen Wins Lottery, Gives The Money To His Parents

When you strive to raise your kids right, you don't expect any reward as a parent, but being great parents paid off for a Lansing couple.

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Mark Hamill Shares the ‘Very First’ Photo of Himself as Luke Skywalker

For franchise movie fans, nothing grates on the nerves quite like the lull between the day production wraps on a new movie and the day the first teaser drops. Production has been finished on Star Wars: The Last Jedi for a few months now, and since we’re not quite sure when Disney will be releasing the first trailer for the film, we’re latching onto any piece of information we can get about the new film or any new Star Wars content, period. In short, we’re in the business of reading too much into Mark Hamill’s Twitter account.

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And Then There Was One… RadioShack In The Grand Rapids Area

2017, the year all the stores we’re used to, closed up. That’s beginning to feel like as we now find out RadioShack is about to close a bunch of their stores...

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Schools Who Still Use Native American Mascots Could Soon Lose Some Funding

It’s been an ongoing conversation, starting with the Washington Redskins, but even finding a local audience as well.

A couple of weeks ago, Belding Area Schools announced they would become the Black Knights after a conversation with students, parents and others in the community...

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Grand Rapids Company Has a New Way to Give Your Dog a Bath

Does your dog need a bath?

Good luck.

There's got to be a better way, right?

One Grand Rapids company has developed a new product to help give your dog a bath.

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Three Barfly Ventures Restaurants to Close Early Thursday to Remember 7-Year-Old Girl

Three Barfly Ventures restaurants - Stella's Lounge, HopCat, and Grand Rapids Brewing Company - all announced via Facebook that they will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday so that staff may attend the memorial of a 7-year-old girl.

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They Don’t Call It March Madness For Nothing, Check Out Grand Rapids Christian’s Buzzer Beater [Video]

The Michigan State High School boy's basketball tournament is not for the faint of heart.

Grand Rapids Christian fans found that out last night when their team blew a 17 point lead down the stretch and were down to their final shot. 

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Should You Tip Meijer Shipt Shoppers? How Much? [Poll]

Last week, Meijer announced they are partnering with Shipt to provide home delivery in West Michigan beginning March 29.

If you purchase a membership and your order is at least $35 delivery is free, but many customers tip the Shipt employees who shop and deliver the orders.

Will you tip your Shipt shopper? How will you decide how much to tip?

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The City of Grand Rapids Drops Proposal Limiting the Number of Pets You Can Have in Your House

The City of Grand Rapids was considering a proposal, introduced March 7, that would limit each household to three dogs and three cats.

According to MLive, the City has dropped the proposal for now. 

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Michigan Gamers Need to Check Out this Subreddit!

If you play video games, board games, card games, or pretty much any type of game, you need to check out the brand new Michigan Gamers Subreddit...

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