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Storms, Fishing, and Grand Rapids Whitewater – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys talk about some crazy storms, fishing for giant salmon, and then check out a story about the people who are working on getting the Grand Rapids back to being actually rapid.

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The West Side Duthler’s Family Food Store Will Be Closing In A Few Weeks

With the good news of new development, comes the bad news of a staple along Bridge Street NW in Grand Rapids closing their doors.

The Duthler’s Family Food Store will be closing August 18th...

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"Keep It Clean" To Benefit Waterkeeper Alliance
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Comedian Bill Burr Gave Grand Rapids 9 Minutes Of Love On His Podcast

Comedian Bill Burr spent almost 9 minutes the other day on his podcast, "The Monday Morning Podcast with Bill Burr",  talking about how great we are in Grand Rapids… well, he bounced around on a bunch of topics, but the most part was about a recent trip to G...

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Grand Rapids Makes Outside Magazine’s ‘Best Towns Ever 2017’ List

Outside Magazine, a mag about travel, adventure, health, and getting outdoors and having fun, has put together a list of the best towns in America.

Grand Rapids made it into the 25 Best Towns of 2017!

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What Could We Do With These Old Newspaper Boxes? A Few Ideas

I bet you walk or drive by one of these quite often and never think anything about it.  Around the West Michigan area, are old newspaper boxes, they’re still usually chained to whatever they’re in front of, but never have papers in them anymore...

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Social Networking Sites May Be Monitored By Security Services
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Jayden K Smith Is Not Trying To Hack Facebook Users In West Michigan

Raise your hand if you got a warning on Sunday about Jayden K Smith?

It read something like:

Please tell all the contacts in your messenger list not to accept Jayden K...

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Amway Family Fireworks Primer

The Amway Family Fireworks are Saturday at Ah-Nab-Awen Park next to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and the Grand Rapids Public Museum along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids.

Activities, including music, entertainment, food, family-friendly fun and more, run from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., with the fireworks going off at 10:30 p.m.

Here's a primer to help you attend and enjoy the Fourth of July event, with the title sponsor being Ada-based Amway. See you there.

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Grand Rapids School Auctions Off Musical Instruments And Furniture

IF you’ve ever wanted a school desk, or maybe you need a good deal on a trumpet, then you’re in luck!

WZZM is reporting that tomorrow there’s an auction of the stuff at The Grand Rapids Ellington Academy of Arts and Technology...

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Shooting At Michigan Courthouse Kills Two Bailiffs And Injures Deputy Sheriff
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23 Children Missing In Michigan Since January

Did you know children from Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Mattawan and Grand Rapids have gone missing in 2017?

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2017 FOX Upfront
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Former West Michigander To Be Honored With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce just announced who they are adding this year to the Hollywood Walk of Fame for 2018 and one of the names is a former West Michigan local...

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Grand Rapids Tickets Grand Rapids Cops – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys check out a seriously confusing story on WZZM about the city ticketing cars. Including the marked police cruisers of on-duty cops. And not voiding those tickets, actually paying them to...well, themselves.

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Diocese of Grand Rapids Statement on Pope Francis and President Trump

President Trump and Pope Francis will meet at the Vatican on Wednesday, May 24. It will be the first time the two have met.

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