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Telsa CEO Elon Musk Unveils New Vehicle
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Electric Car Leader Tesla Motors Has Bought a Grand Rapids Auto Parts Supplier

Tesla Motors is a company I've been watching for a few years now, since they launched their all-electric sports car, the Tesla Roadster. They've since released their S model sedan, have a crossover planned for release, and have also announced a battery for your house to help get you off the grid!

Now, Tesla has purchased Grand Rapids based Riviera Tool, which makes stamping parts. They'll still be doing their regular business, but will now be supplying Tesla with parts, and will be renamed Tesla Tool and Die, eventually.

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Mark Newman via the Grand Rapids Griffins
Mark Newman via the Grand Rapids Griffins
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The Griffins And IceHogs Continue Their Twitter Feud

Not only are the Grand Rapids Griffins and the Rockford IceHogs competing on the ice for the chance to advance in the Calder Cup playoffs, they also love taking shots at each other on Twitter.

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EB Coffee & Pub
EB Coffee & Pub
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EB Coffee & Pub’s Vanilla Bean Express

EB Coffee & Pub
Address: 8980 North Rogers Court, Suite D, Caledonia, MI 49316
Website: http://ebcoffeepub.com/
Telephone: (616) 891-7700
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday, 6 a.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.-1

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Photo by Mark Newman via the Grand Rapids Griffins
Photo by Mark Newman via the Grand Rapids Griffins
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Griffins Take Game One Against the IceHogs, 5-3

Teemu Pulkkinen scored the seventh playoff hat trick in Griffins' history on Wednesday night and became the team's all-time leading postseason goal scorer, as Grand Rapids took Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals with a 5-3 win over the Rockford IceHogs at Van Andel Arena.

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Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
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ESPN X Games Event Coming to Grand Rapids in August

ESPN X Games is partnering with MasterCraft Boats for a new wakeboarding competition and world-record skifly attempt in August at Millennium Park Lake.

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FBHW
FBHW
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Vote For Which Free Beer & Hot Wings Show Member Should be a Bobblehead! [Poll]

It's that time of the year again!

Time to vote which Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show member should be this year's bobblehead!

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Maciej Korzekwa/ ThinkStock
Maciej Korzekwa/ ThinkStock
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Grand Rapids Bus Driver, Teen Charged in Fight [Video]

Last week a fight that quickly escalated between a Rapid bus driver and a 15-year-old was caught on camera.

WZZM-13 reports that charges have been filed against the two females.

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Cranker's Restaurant and Brewery
Cranker's Restaurant and Brewery
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Cranker’s Restaurant & Brewery’s The Professor IPA

Cranker's Restaurant & Brewery
Address: 454 68th Street SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548
Website: http://www.crankersbrewery.com/
Telephone: (616) 827-1919
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday,

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Elk ESB
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Elk Brewing’s ESB

Elk Brewing
Address: 700 Wealthy St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Website: http://elkbrewing.com/
Telephone: (616) 238-5227
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 3 p.m - 12 a.m.; Friday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 2 a.m; Sunday, noon - 11 p.m.

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Elk Brewing's Beer of the Mont

Big Lake Brewing
Big Lake Brewing
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Big Lake Brewing’s White IPA

Big Lake Brewing
Address: 977 Butternut Avenue, Suite #4, Holland, Michigan 49424
Website: http://biglakebrewing.com/
Telephone: (616) 796-8888
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5 p.m - 10 p.m.; Friday, 5 p.

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bhofack2/ThinkStock
bhofack2/ThinkStock
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Mother’s Day Brunch in Grand Rapids – 2015

Have brunch with Mom for Mother's Day!

Check our guide to the best brunches in Grand Rapids and enjoy your time with Mom!

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Category: Food, Grand Rapids News
Michigan Earthquake
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West Michigan Experiences Saturday Afternoon Earthquake

Did you feel your house shake early Saturday afternoon? Turns out you're not alone. The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has confirmed that what we felt while sitting and binge-watching Netflix was, in fact. an earthquake. 

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