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iPhone 7 Does Not Have ‘Secret’ Headphone Jack [VIDEO]

"I saw it on the internet, so it has to be true."

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Amway Lands Naming Rights To New Airport Terminal [Video]

Amway has been granted the naming rights to the new Gateway Terminal at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. When completed, the terminal will officially be the Amway Gateway. 

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The Last Two Kmart Stores in Grand Rapids Scheduled to Close

It was announced on Friday, September 16, 2016, that the last two Kmart stores in the Grand Rapids area will soon be closing their doors.

The stores parent company, Sears Holding Corp., said the stores were closing due to poor sales.

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The State Of Downtown Grand Rapids [Video]

Last month, Kristopher Larson, the CEO and President of Downtown GR Inc. delivered a 'State of Downtown' talk at the Pyramid Scheme in the Arena District.

Here's some of things he had to say.

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Grand Rapids College Professor Offers Up A List of Do’s And Don’t’s For New Students

This weekend marked the return of college students to West Michigan's 15 colleges and universities, and one student went up on the web site Reddit to ask what are some do's and don't's for students new to the area.

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Rick Martinez/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Grand Rapids Third In Nation For Growing Business

The Grand Rapids metro has once again finished third in the nation for developing and expanding business.

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Bottoms Up! These Seven Grand Rapids Bars Sold The Most Liquor In 2015

2015 was a record year for liquor consumption for the State of Michigan, according to a report released this week by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission.

While Grand Rapids' consumption didn't match the 16 percent statewide increase, we did have a slight uptick led by these seven bars that made the top 100 list.

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Man Invents Robot That Keeps Telemarketers Talking For As Long As Possible [Video]

A guy who was sick of getting calls from telemarketers invented a phone robot that he programmed to waste as much of their time as possible. It's entertaining to hear them try and communicate with a non-sentient voice. 

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Grand Rapids Company Releases Hunting App

I don't know about you, but when I go out into the woods in Michigan, I like leaving the tech world behind, and reveling in the freedom of being unplugged.

But for those of you you want to stay plugged in, a Grand Rapids company has come up with a hunting app to help you track your game.

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Dairy Queen Robbed by Man With Sword

On Tuesday evening, officers responded to a Dairy Queen in Port Huron, where an unknown man stole cash from the register. Most robberies are committed with guns, but this man used, of all things, a sword.

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Oscar Mayer Is Moving Back to Chicago

Oscar Mayer recently announced that its parent company, Kraft Heinz, has decided to move the famous hot dog (and bologna) company back to Chicago.

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HopCat Goes Nationwide

An infusion of 25 million dollars in cash from a Texas investor will allow Grand Rapids based brewpub HopCat to expand nationally over the next few years.

Let me put it to you this way, in five years, if you tried to have one beer at every HopCat, you'd be pretty wasted.

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