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Grand Rapids Named Best City to Visit in the U.S. in 2015 by Groupon

Not only did Grand Rapids make it onto Groupon's list of top vacation destinations in the United States in 2015-- it took the number one spot!

Here are the reasons Groupon thinks GR is awesome, and the other cities we beat out!

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WWE’s SummerSlam Live Tour Returns to Van Andel Arena on June 20!

Get ready wrestling fans!

WWE returns to the Van Andel Arena on June 20!

The roster of WWE superstars is something that you don't want to miss!

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Furious 7’ Smashes April Records [Video]

The early estimates for the opening weekend gross of Furious 7 are all over the place and we probably won’t have a definitive number until tomorrow, when the dust finally settles and everyone gets a chance to breathe. However, this one thing we know for sure: the seventh film in the Fast and Furious series didn’t just shatter in-franchise records, it shattered records for any April release.

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Tanger Outlets to Open Grand Rapids Location in July

Tanger Outlets has announced the opening of its new location in West Michigan.

According to its website, the new outlet center will have its grand opening in July 2015. An exact date hasn’t been announced.

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Michigan State’s NCAA Tournament Run Ends as Duke Advances to Championship [Photos]

Michigan State's run through the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament came to a halt Saturday night as the Spartans lost to top-seeded Duke 81-61.

Denzel Valentine had 22 points and 11 rebounds and Travis Trice 16 points as Michigan State fell in the NCAA Final Four semifinals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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Michigan State Is Eerily Similar to 2014 NCAA Champion Connecticut [Videos/Infographic]

You’ve heard the comparisons.

This is what it is about: This Michigan State University men's basketball team looks a lot like last year’s NCAA Division I national champion, UConn.

Whether or not that comparison is fair gets put to the test on the court in the NCAA Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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Biggby Warns Customers of Security Breach

If you get your coffee at Biggby, or if you've applied for a job, hackers may have your personal information.

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FLAW Plans New Album; Spring 2015 Tour with Battle Creek, Flint Dates

FLAW have revealed plans to release a new album and tour later this spring with Seasons After.

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Man Found Dead Near Car in Caledonia Pond

Police have recovered a body found floating in a retention pond near a submerged car.

A passerby discovered the body floating in the pond around 7:30 a.m. Friday in a subdivision near the intersection of 76th Street and Kraft Avenue in Caledonia.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Furious 7,’ ‘Cut Bank’ and ‘Effie Gray’ [Video]

If your weekend plans don't include spring break on a beach, here are this week's new movies.

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Insane Inflatable 5K Grand Rapids Coming to Millennium Park Adds Second Day in Mid-August [Video]

The Insane Inflatable 5K -- a dynamic fun run series comprised of inflatable obstacles -- coming to Grand Rapids at Millennium Park is now on Aug. 15 and 16.

The second day was just added because of local demand.

The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile run) isn’t focused on running. Instead, it's about having fun negotiating oversized inflatable obstacles on a challenging course requiring imagination, creativity and a heaping helping of insanity.

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WGRD’s Dumb Internet Challenge 7 — Oven Mitten Balloon Popping [Video]

The other day, Metalhead Ned brought a balloon into my office, having found a giant bag of them in a closet he was looking through.

That sparked the idea for today's challenge. So, I grabbed a bunch of oven mittens, gathered together the usual suspects, and turned on the camera for this week's Dumb Internet Challenge!

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