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Halestorm This Thursday is SOLD OUT! [Video]

Thinking about going to Halestorm at the Orbit Room this Thursday?

Think again.

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Photos From the Neon Vibe 5K Pre-Party & Race [Photos]

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Neon Vibe 5K on Saturday!

We had such a fun, colorful time with everyone throughout the entire night! Check out some of the photos from the pre-party and the race!

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Photo courtesy of the Offrink Family
Photo courtesy of the Offrink Family
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West Michigan Mother of Two, Fighting Cancer with Husband, Dies

A West Michigan mother of two, who along with her husband was fighting cancer, has passed away.

Shelby Offrink passed away on Sunday, June 28 at the age of 31.

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David Sweat arrested by NY State Police (Sunday 6/28/15 - WIBX)
David Sweat arrested by NY State Police in Constable, NY. (Sunday 6/28/15 - WIBX)
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David Sweat Captured, In Custody Bloodied And Shirtless [PHOTO]

The more than three week manhunt for two escaped prisoners from Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York concluded this weekend with both being shot in separate incidents, and only one surviving.

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Michigan Named the Best State in the U.S. by Website

A website has confirmed something we Michiganders have known for years: we live in the best state in America!

Thrillist ranked all 50 states in their list of "The Definitive and Final Ranking of all 50 States."

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Inside Out’ and ‘Jurassic World’ Take Down ‘Ted 2’

When Universal scheduled Ted 2, they surely had no idea that Seth MacFarlane’s swearing teddy bear sequel would be squaring off against one of the biggest box office juggernauts of all time...a juggernaut that they themselves had created. So it’s not surprising that Jurassic World topped the box office again and it’s not surprising that Pixar’s Inside Out held onto second place. What is a little surprising is how low Ted 2 opened, falling significantly short of its predecessor’s opening weekend.

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Neon Vibe 5K Lights Up Grand Rapids’ 5/3rd Ballpark [Photos]

A big thank you to everyone who came out to the Neon Vibe 5K Saturday night at 5/3rd Ballpark!

What a fun night of friends, family, fun color, and a little running mixed in! Check out some of the photos we captured of the festivities before the race!

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Linkin Park Close Out 2015 Loudwire Music Fest Day 2 With Blistering Set – Photos + Video

Linkin Park finished out the second day of the 2015 Loudwire Music Festival with an energetic hits filled set. See photos and videos here.

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Grand Rapids’ LGBTQA Community Celebrates SCOTUS’ Decision [Photos]

Following the United States' Supreme Court's ruling early Friday that bans on same-sex marriage in states like Michigan are unConstitutional, therefore making same-sex marriage legal across the country, folks in West Michigan celebrated!

They celebrated by going to their local court houses to get married, and by gathering at some of their local watering holes to hug, eat pizza and cake, and celebrate together. That is definitely what I discovered when I wandered down to The Apartment Lounge, anyway.

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Man Who Recorded Doctors Mocking Him During Surgery Wins $500,000

What's that old expression -- if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all?

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Townsquare Media
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Get HopCat’s ‘Crack Fries’ for Free to Celebrate Spot on Food Networks’ ‘Best Fries in U.S.’ List

In West Michigan we know how delicious and addictive Hopcat's aptly named "Crack Fries" are-- and now The Food Network has taken notice!

Food Network Magazine has named Hopcat's Crack Fries among America's 10 Best French Fries in the July-August Issue. To celebrate, the West Michigan-based bar and restaurant is offering deals on Crack Fries!

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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West Michigan Online Job Fair

The West Michigan Online Job Fair is focused on helping connect people in West Michigan with employers in finding employment opportunities and careers that matter.

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