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Grand Rapids Man and His Dog Use Poopy Packages to Get Revenge on Thieves [Video]

Thieves stealing mail on Grand Rapids' West Side got a real surprise: packages full of dog poop.

Fox 17 reports that GR resident Keith Brown had had enough of scum bags robbing front porches in his neighborhood, so he enlisted the help of his Pit Bull Bella for some payback. 

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Two Grand Rapids Hot Dog Joints Make Top 40 in U.S. List

Firstly, Happy National Hot Dog Day!

Secondly, let's celebrate with some of the great hot dogs we have here in Grand Rapids!

Both Jonny B’z Dogs & More and Yesterdog have made Foursquare's top 40 list of America's Best Hot Dog Joints.

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Gas Station in Wyoming Has Second Cheapest Gas in U.S. Today

You might want to fill up that tank today!

The Family Fare in Wyoming at 28th Street and Burlingame Avenue SW, is currently the second cheapest gas station in the country!

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Founders Brewing Co. Named Best Craft Brewery in Michigan by Thrillist

The craft beer and good times were flowing at GRD's summer craft beer festival America On Tap on Saturday! One of the many fantastic breweries at the fest just got some awesome recognition!

It's another win for Beer City USA! Grand Rapids' Founders Brewing Co. has been named the No. 1 craft brewery in the state by Thrillist!

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New Scams Popping Up Around West Michigan

The Ionia County Sheriff's Office took to Facebook today to warn residents about a few scams that have popped up in the area recently.

One scam involves an "unmarked" police vehicle, while another involves extortion and compromising photos. 

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Five Things to Look Forward to at America On Tap This Saturday

Everyone's favorite summer craft beer festival, America on Tap, returns to John Ball Park this Saturday from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.!

So, what kinds of things can you look forward to at America on Tap? Here a

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America On Tap – The Full List of Breweries and Beers is Here!

We're gearing up for everyone's favorite summer craft beer festival - America on Tap! We've been working to secure all of our breweries and the beers they'll be bringing, and we finally have the final list!

Check it out!

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West Michigan Boy Who Stood Up To YouTube Bullies Gets Invited to White House

An 11-year-old Hartford boy recently did something very brave: he confronted online bullies by reading their hurtful comments out loud and posting the video to YouTube.

Logan's bold message "to encourage other people to not bully people online and to encourage other people that have been bullied to not let words hurt them” is getting a lot of attention, including that of the White House.

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Caledonia Township Warning Residents of Scam

Caledonia Township is warning residents about a scam in the area. Two men have been approaching homes in the area stating that they are with the Township Assessing Department and are requesting access to people's homes in order to take photos of the interior. 

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West Michigan Boy Confronts YouTube Bullies in Viral Video

A father and son from Hartford, Mich., have been posting funny prank videos to YouTube for the past year.

When 11-year-old Logan Fairbanks noticed cruel comments directed at him online, he asked his dad, Josh, to film him doing something extremely brave: confronting internet bullies. 

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Grand Rapids West Side Bar Gets Liquor License Suspended After 13 Violations

A West Side bar won't be serving alcohol this weekend.

MLive Media Group/ The Grand Rapids Press reports that the liquor license at Louie's Bar & Rocket Lounge BBQ on Bridge Street has been suspended by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission July 10, 11, and 12.

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Pop Evil’s Matt DiRito is Helping Kids Fighting Cancer Get the ‘Star Treatment’ [Video]

West Michigan rocker Matt DiRito is using the fame of his band Pop Evil to do something awesome!

Fox 17 shares that last year, Matt launched the non-profit "Start Treatments" to help kids fighting cancer feel like rock stars.

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