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Amway Family Fireworks Primer

The Amway Family Fireworks are Saturday at Ah-Nab-Awen Park next to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and the Grand Rapids Public Museum along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids.

Activities, including music, entertainment, food, family-friendly fun and more, run from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., with the fireworks going off at 10:30 p.m.

Here's a primer to help you attend and enjoy the Fourth of July event, with the title sponsor being Ada-based Amway. See you there.

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Traverse City Ranked No. 4 Beach Town to Live In

Known as a vacationer's paradise, with gorgeous beaches, awesome wineries, the National Cherry Festival, and more-- Traverse City is also being recognized as a fantastic place to stay year round.

Out of 227 beach communities across America, Traverse City has been named the No. 4 city in which to live in 2017 by Wallethub

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What Is Michigan’s Biggest Scientific Discovery?

Business Insider has posted a list of the biggest scientific breakthrough in all 50 states. For instance, Pennsylvania is known for the polio vaccine and New Mexico for the atom bomb, but the universe doesn't exist without Michigan's discovery.

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Van Buren County K9 Officer Vento’s Last Call Ceremony Will Bring All the Feels

It's always a sad ceremony when someone passes away, and it's extra emotional when a service animal goes. K9 Officers put in a lot of work to learn to serve our community, and today, Vento, a fallen K9 was honored with "Last Call".

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Put On Your Nicest Shirt – We’ve Found Some Cougars On the Loose in Michigan

How do you meet ladies in your state? Tinder? Match? Eharmony? Here in Michigan, we can now get our cougar tips from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources! I mean, cougars ARE a valuable natural resource.

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10 Things Eastsiders Should Know Before Moving to West Michigan

Are you from the east side of the state and planning on moving to West Michigan? Or maybe you know someone who's going to make the move? I'm from the metro-Detroit area, and have lived there for most of my life, but I've been living in West Michigan for over 4 years now and just cuz we're all from the same state doesn't mean there aren't differences...

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New Snapchat Feature Makes Children in West MI Vulnerable to Predators

Are you aware of the new map feature in Snapchat?  If you’re a parent, you’ll want to be!

The new feature is called Snap Map and it became a thing last week...

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Only One West Michigan Lake Makes The Cut In ‘Best Inland Lake Vote’

Inland lakes make up over one percent of the total area of our state, which means many more miles of shoreline to add to those miles that we share with the Great Lakes. So it's kind of hard to choose when voting for 'Michigan's Best Inland Lake'. 

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The Ten Commandments of West Michigan Beach Etiquette

The Fourth of July extended weekend means people will be crowding to West Michigan's miles and miles of great beaches, but that doesn't mean you can do as you please. We live in a civil society. There are rules. Let's go over some of them.

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It’s Time To Give Up On The Detroit Tigers

After a horrible road trip out west, the Detroit Tigers are back home for ten games. They opened up their home stand with a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals last night...

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Michigan’s Own Johnny Manuel Killed It On ‘America’s Got Talent’! [Video]

Johnny Manuel is from Flint Michigan, but Tuesday night he was just from Michigan as he gave us all the feels, when he took the stage on NBC's  America's Got Talent and performed Whitney Houston's "I Have Nothing"...

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Wayland Played Some New Songs Acoustic at WGRD

Our good buddies in Wayland came to visit us on their way through town, and they talked about their new album, Rinse & Repeat, and they also played some new songs for us. I love it when these come visit.

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