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Netflix’s Internet Service Provider Speed Reports: Who Is Fastest?

Every so often online streaming giant Netflix will release the ISP (Internet service providers) speed reports.

How do our local high speed providers (Comcast, AT&T, etc.) stack up?

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Well, Greenville Had Lowest Gas Prices In the Nation [Video]

Well, Greenville had the lowest gas prices in the nation.

Had, but not anymore.

In a surprising move, the oil companies realized that Michigan had some of the lowest -- if not THE -- lowest gas per gallon price in the nation. So, they stopped that crap in a big hurry.

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Who Has Better Prices–Walmart or Dollar Tree?

I frequent both places. Walmart more for food and household items. Dollar Tree for cleaning and what I call "temporary" items. Things for my kids that they will break easily.

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Grand Rapids Schools Make Newsweek’s Top List!

If you have lived in the area for any length of time, you know where the good school districts are. East Grand Rapids and Rockford are always near the top of the list. Newsweek magazine (or for you in high school, Newsweek.com) agrees.

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Grand Rapids Welcomes First Bitcoin ATM [Video]

You’re probably wondering what a Bitcoin is.

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Grand Rapids Makes Time Magazine!

Not for the best of reasons, but we are in the same breath as Barcelona, Spain and Kansas City, Missouri. It's about how the city is trying to stifle airbnb and Uber--the sharing economy.

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820 Salaries for 820 Jobs: The End All List

I always wonder what people make. I can never ask; it's just rude and none of my business.

I know how much I make. I always wonder if the kid behind the counter making my sandwich is making more than me.

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The Daily Hustle Meme

Sometimes, the picture says it all.

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Did You Get Two Grand Rapids Tax Refund Checks?

Grand Rapids city residents are getting a surprise in the mail. An extra refund check.

City officials are commenting about how some 70ish taxpayers are getting a duplicate tax refund from the city.

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Here’s 5 Jobs To Avoid.

Actually it might be easy to avoid these jobs, since they are drying up quickly! It's a new week and if you are getting a new start on a life or a career, these would be choices I'd stay away from, if you want to be gainfully employed.

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