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Californians Vote In Special Election On Budget Ballot Measures
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Election Day Info You Might Need For Tuesday

Tuesday is finally Election Day!  After Tuesday, we’ll no longer have to watch political ads, thank goodness!!  Officials around the state have reported more absentee ballots being returned all ready this year in comparison to the 2012 election...

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Photo Credit: ArtPrize 2016
Photo Credit: ArtPrize 2016
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ArtPrize Public Vote Final 20 is Exactly What You Thought it Would Be [Photos]

ArtPrize announced the Public Vote Final 20 today.

The results are mostly predictable.

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Jorge Salgado/Townsquare Media
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GRPD Reminds You To Be Safe During ArtPrize

ArtPrize 8 kicks off today and police are urging the hundreds of thousands people visiting to use caution and common sense while walking around exploring the art...

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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The Best ArtPrize Entries for Kids

ArtPrize brings thousands to Grand Rapids and kids are always a big part of the event. Many schools take trips to explore ArtPrize and families spend time downtown too.

Sometimes the art kids enjoy most is the same artwork that's favored by jurors and the public, but often it's not.

Here are the best ArtPrize entries for kids to see at ArtPrize Eight!

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National Weather Service
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Six Tornadoes in West Michigan; View Tornado Maps, Radar, More

The National Weather Service has concluded there were six tornadoes in West Michigan on August 20, 2016.

See a map and detailed descriptions of each tornado.

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ORV Trail Riding Event, Atlanta, MI, 2006
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Michigan Free ORV Weekend is August 20 -21

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is inviting off-road enthusiasts to enjoy Free ORV Weekend August 20 - 21.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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ArtPrize Artist Registration Now Open

Artist registration opened at noon today for ArtPrize 2016. Registration for the eighth annual event runs until 5PM on June 2.

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Jamie Squire and Leon Halip, Getty Images
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Which Loss Was More Shocking: MSU/Middle Tennessee or Michigan/Appalachian State? [POLL]

Michigan State suffered a shocking 90-81 loss to Middle Tennessee today.

The second-seed Spartans became only the eighth team in the NCAA men's tournament to lose to a fifteen-seed.

It brings to mind the Michigan Wolverines football team's shocking loss to Appalachian State in 2007.

Which loss was more shocking, the Spartans loss to Middle Tennessee or Michigan's loss to Appalachian State?

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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The Best Jokes From LaughFest Kids Joke Time in Grand Rapids

Hilarious, brave kids took the stage at Grand Rapids Public Library last night for LaughFest's second of three Kids Joke Night events.

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Toronto Blue Jays v Detroit Tigers
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The Ultimate Michigan Summer Baseball Road Trip: 7 Games, 7 Stadiums, 7 Days

It wouldn't be a Michigan summer without baseball and road trips. Combine the two and you'll have a memorable summer vacation.

Enjoy a week of great baseball this summer while exploring seven stadiums and some great Michigan cities!

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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UICA Live Coverage Event [Photos]

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts held their 15th annual Live Coverage event on Friday night. Live Coverage featured dozens of artists creating art that is sold via silent auction the same night it is made.

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Rocky2016.com
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Meet Roque Rocky De La Fuente, the Other Democrat on the Michigan Primary Ballot

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton get all of the press and former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley participated in debates before dropping out of the presidential race, but most are surprised to learn there is a fourth democrat on the Presidential Primary ballot in Michigan, Roque Rocky De La Fuente.

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