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Powerless Christmas for 37,000-plus in Grand Rapids and West Michigan

It’s going to be a powerless Christmas for many households in Grand Rapids and elsewhere across West Michigan because of a weekend ice storm and a continued wintry mix including snow, officials said Monday night.

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More than 70,000 Without Electricity in Grand Rapids and West Michigan

As of noon today, more than 285,000 Consumers Energy customers statewide were without power caused by a snow and ice storm over the weekend.

That includes nearly 70,000 in Grand Rapids and West Michigan, according to the Jackson, Mich.-based utility.

 

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Kyle’s Holiday Break-in In Grand Rapids

For the 12th consecutive year, we tried to do our part to help out families in need this holiday season.

"The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" and WGRD asked for nominations from people who know someone that could use a little help around the holidays.

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Steve’s Holiday Break-in In Grand Rapids

For the 12th consecutive year, we've tried to do our part to help out families in need this holiday season.

"The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" and WGRD ask for nominations from people who know someone that could use a little help around the holidays.

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NORAD Tracks Santa Claus! [Video]

Santa Claus is getting ready for his annual Christmas Eve jaunt across the globe, bringing toys to all the good girls and boys.

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is again helping make certain the trip is safe for the jolly old elf. NORAD is the U.S. and Canadian military combining forces to assist Santa Claus, and is tracking Santa Claus on his Christmas Eve journey across the globe.

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Credit: Experience Grand Rapids
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Grand Rapids Named Lonely Planet’s No. 1 U.S. Travel Destination for 2014

Grand Rapids scored some high marks from Lonely Planet!

The marks were so good that Lonely Planet put Grand Rapids and West Michigan atop its list of "Top 10 U.S. Travel Destinations for 2014."

Grand Rapids beat out destinations such as Yosemite National Park, Las Vegas and Lana'i, Hawaii!

Lonely Planet credits Grand Rapids' craft breweries along with the festivals cele

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Jackie Cast in Actors’ Theatre Grand Rapids’ ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’ Production

If you have been following me, you probably know I am a musical theater geek! I love the stage.

Actors' Theatre Grand Rapids recently had audtions for "'Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," a rock musical about Jackson's presidency and his relationship with his wife Rachel.

If you aren't familiar with the show, think "Saturday Night Live" meets Green Day. That's the best description I can come up with.

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The 10th Annual Grand Rapids Marathon Hits GR This Weekend

Eric Zane and I are so excited because this weekend we are racing in the Grand Rapids Half Marathon! Named one of the best marathons around it should be a fantastic experience. Earlier today I was able to speak with race director, Don Kern. Don told me a bit about the race history and gave me some details that may make you want to lace up and get out this weekend for the race!

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Jackie Set To Judge Grand Rapids Comic Con Costume Contest

Check it out, wanna come visit me this weekend? Let's hang out and let's do it full on Jackie style in awesome kick ass costumes! I'll be judging the costume contest over at Grand Rapids Comic Con on Saturday! Here are a few details on this years con-

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Local Band Battle- Edge From Falling VS Vertical Bridge

Last friday at 1pm I did something I have never done before.  I played a song by a local band... Now most you probably realize we are not supposed to just throw songs from just anybody in willy nilly... well I heard this song from Uncommon Road and I had to play it!

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Jackie Needs Your Help For New Web Show!

Alright, the Jackie And Jimmy Show kind of made me want to give my own show thing another try!  But this time I think I'll do a web show, on screen- Jackie Green On Screen?  I'm liking it...  But I want to know what YOU think I should talk about.  Clearly I'll talk about Grand Rapids, cosplay, video games, music, you know, the essentials.  I'm putting together my first episode this week.  So comment below with something you want me to cover!

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Favorite photo, these awesome panda bears are made out of tires!  Dave Kim loves it...
Favorite photo, these awesome panda bears are made out of tires! Dave Kim loves it...
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Jackie Does ArtPrize 2013

Grand Rapids Art Prize 2013 is officially under way!  Working right down town has it's perks during a time like Art Prize.  Our building happens to be one of the venues for some fantastic works of art.

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