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Wendy is equally likely to compliment your cute shoes, condemn you for wearing leggings as pants, or invite you out to drink beer and watch a baseball game. Wendy loves her dog (Harry Potter), New Kids On The Block, live blogging her life, and eating out (aka not having to cook). Her hobbies include Facebook, reading, and pinning crafts on Pinterest that she’ll never make.
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Everyone’s Favorite Summer Beer Festival – America on Tap – Returns to Grand Rapids July 18

Get ready! Everyone's favorite summer beer festival, America on Tap, will be returning to Grand Rapids' John Ball Park Zoo Saturday, July 18!

Enjoy samples of more than 100 beers from a variety of the country’s best craft breweries, plus your favorites from right here in Michigan!

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Ronda Rousey Beats out Floyd Mayweather Jr. for ESPY, Wonders How he Feels About It [Video]

The ESPY Awards aren't all televised, and we're a little sad about that. Mostly because Ronda Rousey won one that wasn't televised, and called out Floyd Mayweather Jr. in spectacular fashion!

After winning the award for "Best Fighter" Rousey did an interview with ESPN in which she wondered aloud, "I wonder how Floyd feels being beat by a woman for once?" Which was a reference to Mayweather's previous convictions for domestic violence.

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Chemical Fumes Released at GR Plant – Neighbors Being Told to Stay Inside

Crews from the Grand Rapids Fire Department have issued a shelter in place order for neighboring businesses following a chemical release on the northwest side.

The HAZMAT situation happened around 1 p.m. Tuesday at Haviland Enterprises, near Turner Avenue and Ann Street.

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Dive Team Discovers Body in Flint-Area Lake, Omarion Humphrey’s Father Says it’s His Missing Son [VIDEO]

WNEM-TV5 is reporting that Omarion Humphrey’s father, Jamall Humphrey, has confirmed that the body found earlier today in Lake Callis near Flint is indeed his son who has been missing since Saturday.

Police evacuated Lake Callis in Davison after a dive team discovered a body. Police have yet to confirm that the body is that of 9-year-old Omarion Humphrey who went missing Saturday.

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Young Mother Details Domestic Abuse, Encourages Others Like Her to Leave [Video]

A young mother from Ireland posted a video to Facebook in hopes that telling the story of her recent alleged attack by her partner will help raise awareness about domestic violence, and encourage others to leave.

Emma Murphy usually uses her Facebook page to discuss fitness and nutrition (she calls it a "healthy moms blog). But Monday, she posted a video of herself with a black eye, discussing they alleged domestic violence incident with her now former partner.

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Police Respond to Another Attempted Robbery at Medawar Jewelers

Police crews are on the scene of an attempted robbery at Paul Medawar’s Fine Jewelry on Plainfield Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

This is not the first time the store has been the target of robbers. The most recent time someone attempted to rob them was in January.

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