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You Can Win FREE PIZZA for a Year This Saturday!

Mmmmm pizza...

Anytime someone says free anything I'm in but free pizza... for one whole year?! YES PLEASE! So how do you get to be the lucky person who wins that...

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Whitecaps Postpone Opening Day Today, Will Open Tomorrow With Doubleheader

Today's scheduled season-opener between the West Michigan Whitecaps and the South Bend Cubs at Fifth Third Ballpark has been officially postponed.

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Dollar Tree To Acquire Family Dollar Stores For $8.5 Billion
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6 Family Dollar Stores Closing in West Michigan

Following in the steps of Macy’sSears/Kmart, and JCPenney, Family Dollar has announced that six stores will be closing in West Michigan.

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Michigan’s ‘Grossest Food That People Love’ Isn’t That Gross

Another Thrillist trip through the Union fails as far as Michigan is concerned, because I'm not sure this is really gross.

Even people from other states eat this...some probably more than we do...but it does raise another question...

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7 Monks Taproom - Grand Rapids via Facebook
7 Monks Taproom - Grand Rapids via Facebook
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Traverse City-Based Taproom is Opening in Grand Rapids This Month!

Add this to the list of "new places I need to drink at" in Grand Rapids.

7 Monks Taproom, a Traverse City-based Gastropub, is opening a new location in Grand Rapids on April 21st...

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Grand Rapids Decides NOT To Ban Surface Parking Lots Downtown

THANK GOD!

Yeah, I said it in all caps because THANK GOD Grand Rapids won’t be banning new surface parking lots downtown now.

Late last year, the city released part of the GR Forward Plan which said that we should ban new surface parking lots...

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How You Can Spend $1,000 Around Grand Rapids

Over the next few weeks we're giving you a chance at winning $1,000 twice a day. All you have to do is enter the code word you're given here...

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Blood Banks Appeal For Donations
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O-Negative Blood Donors Needed In GR

The need for blood never ends, and hospitals across Michigan currently have a great need for O-Negative blood, the universal blood type. Michigan Blood is working to help increase the supply.

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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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Stolen Giant Oberon Bottle Ends up in Attorney’s Office

You guys. We can all sleep at night again because the giant inflatable Oberon bottle stolen in Kalamazoo has been found. 

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Remembering the Hudsonville Tornado of April 3, 1956

The date was Tuesday, April 3rd, 1956. A huge storm was brewing in the Midwest that would set its sights on West Michigan. The strongest tornado to ever hit Michigan would pay a visit that day. These tornadoes were part of a tornado outbreak that took place on April 2-3, 1956, across the Midwest and the Great Lakes regions.

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FORGET THE KIDS! An Adults-Only Summer Camp is Coming to Michigan!

Yes, alcohol will be involved!

Now that I got the most important question answered, MLive reports that this grown-ups (and I use that lightly) only summer camp, travels to different metro areas around the U...

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