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Jackie’s Shoot With Jason Hite Continued

Here are just a couple more photos Jason sent me from our shoot this past week! We had some fun in downtown Grand Rapids off the Kent Trails.

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Dozens Sent to Hospital After Chlorine Release at Michigan’s Adventure

Fire trucks, ambulances and police rushed to Michigan's Adventure near Muskegon about 3:30 p.m. Friday afternoon after a chlorine release at the park's Lazy River and Wave Pool.

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Fourth Annual Summer Craft Beer Festival: July 19 at John Ball Park in Grand Rapids

The Summer Craft Beer Festival is returning.

The fourth annual Summer Craft Beer Festival is 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 19 at John Ball Park in Grand Rapids, and is co-sponsored by 97.9 WGRD, Channel 95.7, 98.7 WFGR, 100.5 The River and 1410 AM The Touch.

At Summer Craft Beer Festival, enjoy samples of more than 100 beers, ciders and mead from some of the country’s best craft breweries -- currently at about four dozen confirmed and still counting!

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New Movies This Week: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,’ ‘And So It Goes,’ ‘Road to Paloma,’ ‘Land Ho!’ and ‘Boyhood’ [Video]

Hold onto your butts this weekend at the movies!

With summer in full swing, the five -- that's right, five -- new releases are packed with action, terror and plenty of big laughs (and a little heart, too, if you’re into that kind of thing).

Of course, looming over the quintet is a sequel prequel in the third series of "Planet of the Apes" movies.

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Woman Fights Off Mugger, Gives Him Back His Shoes [Video]

When confronted by a mugger, it's tough to maintain your composure, let alone adhere to social decorum, but somehow this woman does it in spades.

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Stay Afloat, Don’t Sink [Sponsored]

While the long Independence Day weekend may be over, there's still plenty of summer left and boating to be done.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, urge you to keep yourself, those around you and others as safe as possible when boating.

One main tip: Keep your boat afloat; don't sink out there. And if you do or must, there are steps to take when that happens to protect and preserve your safety.

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Funeral Service Planned For Grand Rapids Businessman Peter Wege

Family and friends, along with the community of Grand Rapids, will remember the life of businessman and philanthropist Peter Wege on Friday morning.

Wege died on Monday at the age of 94.

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Awesome Amy Visits GRD

You may remember a while back that I used to receive phone calls from "awesome Amy". The phone calls have kind of stopped and we haven't heard much from Amy in a very long time.

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Jackie’s Throwback Thursday

My throwback photo this week takes us back to last November to my Bachelorette party! I had the most amazing time downtown Grand Rapids! I just love this city!

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Jackie’s Random Pic Of The Week

Following the style of Metal Head Ned I decided to post a random pic of the week!

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FOX Fall 2014 Premieres: ‘Gotham,’ ‘Family Guy’-'Simpsons’ Crossovers and More

Most of the major networks have already put forward their fall 2014 schedules, but fourth place is hardly bad press for FOX, given all their promising new series on deck. The full fall premiere list has arrived, plotting 'Gotham''s batty debut ahead of the much-hyped 'Family Guy'-'Simpsons' crossover, while 'Glee''s final farewell and more have been pushed to midseason.

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Tyler Howe, The Campanellis, Upstage Crew Bring Their Tunes to Summer Craft Beer Festival!

Not only great brews and great food, but great tunes as well are on tap for the Summer Craft Beer Festival on July 19 at John Ball Park in Grand Rapids.

Don't miss the live entertainment that will be performing at the fourth Summer Craft Beer Festival! 

Have a listen to all the great bands slated to play!

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