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First 28,000 Kids to Visit Grand Rapids City Pools Swim For Free Starting June 10

Grand Rapids city pools are open for the season!

Normally, it costs $1 for kids 1-17 (infants are free) to swim at one of the three Grand Rapids' public pools.

Thanks to a generous donation-- the first 28,000 kids to visit the city pools will swim for free!

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Mackinac Island Named Michigan’s Most Underrated Tourist Attraction

Supercompressor.com recently released a list of the most underrated tourist attractions in each state. I don't know where they got their info from, since those of us who live in the Mitten State know about the wonders of Mackinac Island, but that is the destination they chose as Michigan's "most underrated". 

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Grand Rapids Griffins’ Jeff Blashill Expected to Become New Head Coach of Detroit Red Wings

The Grand Rapids Griffins made a valiant effort for the Calder Cup in 2015, making it to the Western Conference Finals, just two years after winning it all.

The efforts of head coach Jeff Blashill have not been unnoticed by the Detroit Red Wings.

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GRD Listeners Sound Off on New Pop Evil Song ‘Footsteps’; What Do you Think? Listen and Vote Here! [Video/Poll]

WGRD debuted Pop Evil's new song "Footsteps" Monday, with the help of PE's Matt DiRito and Leigh Kakaty!

Showing some hometown love for West Michigan, the guys let WGRD premiere the song before anyone else!

Check out "Footsteps" here and listen to what other GRD listeners have to say about the new Pop Evil song!

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Grand Rapids’ Brewery Vivant Make Thrillists’ ‘Best Nachos in America’ List

Nachos might be one of my all time favorite foods. But they have to be done right. None of that sick, fake, liquid cheese and all of the guac, onions, jalapeños, spicy chicken, and sour cream. Yum.

Now you might read that description and think, "No no. Good nachos must have beef!" Or "Um, fake liquid cheese is delicious..."

Listen, we all might have different opinions on what "good nachos" are. Well you're sure to find something meeting your standards on Thrillists' "The 21 Best Nachos in America"-- and Grand Rapids' Brewery Vivant made the list!

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Fight Over Waffle Maker Gets 30 People Kicked out of Michigan Hotel

Listen, who doesn't love waffles at a complimentary breakfast? You get to pour in the batter yourself, turn that iron over, then boom, in a matter of minutes, your own delicious waffle.

While I understand how awesome waffles are, I'm not exactly sure how 30 people managed to get kicked out of a hotel in Ludington Mich., over a waffle maker.

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Female Fight Caught on Camera at Michigan Gas Station [Video]

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About 6 women got into an altercation at a Sunoco gas station on Detroit's east side and the brawl was caught on camera, Fox 2 Detroit reports.

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Kid Rock Makes Surprise Visit to GM’s Flint Assembly Plant

Kid Rock sure does love his home state of Michigan: In August he's playing 10 shows at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston!

MLive reports that Kid Rock just popped in to a General Motor's plant in Flint for a surprise visit Wednesday morning!

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Putt-Putt’s Bar on Grand Rapids’ West Side Under Investigation for Alleged Illegal Gambling

Putt-Putt's, a popular bar on Grand Rapids' West Side is being investigated for alleged illegal gambling.

WZZM-13 reports that on May 19th police executed a search warrant at the bar on West Fulton Street.

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Mystery Drone Drops Cash on Rosa Parks Circle [Video]

People at Rosa Parks Circle downtown Grand Rapids got a weird surprise around noon on Tuesday: cash falling from the sky!

Fox 17 reports that a drone flying overheard dropped about $100 in ones on the crowd below.

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Pop Evil Reveal New Album Title and Release Date [Video]

West Michigan's own Pop Evil have been hard at work on a new album since the beginning of the year.

And now we finally have a title and release date!

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Woman Who Shot Up Grand Rapids’ McDonald’s Denied New Trial, Will Serve Up to Seven Years in Prison [Video]

Shaneka Torres, the 30 year-old-woman who fired a gun into a McDonald's on 28th St. after the restaurant failed to add bacon to her burger, has been denied a new trial.

WZZM-13 reports that Torres' attorneys argued that something that was said by prosecutors during her original trial may have swayed the jury. 

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