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TEDxGrandRapids 2015 Applications Open; Launch Party Is February 4

TEDxGrandRapids returns to Grand Rapids Civic Theatre on May 7.

Applications to attend the event are now open.

A launch party for this year's TEDxGrandRapids is slated Feb. 4 at Downtown Market.

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WGRD Pond Hockey Classic Put Off Ice for Rest of Weekend Because of Conditions

The WGRD Pond Hockey Classic 2015 is done for the weekend and its remaining games will be rescheduled because of tenuous ice conditions at Richmond Park.

As of 9 p.m. EST Saturday, it was determined by tournament officials the ice at the Grand Rapids park was no longer in playable condition and Sunday's schedule has been canceled, said Angela Paasche, the tourney's director and Townsquare Media Grand Rapids live events manager.

Forty-five teams had played games Friday and Saturday in the WGRD Pond Hockey Classic, presented by Labatt Blue and Dematic. Most of Saturday's games had been completed.

Plans are to announce rescheduling of the remainder of the tournament early next week, Paasche said.

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Pond Hockey Classic 2015: Friday Night Lights

Forty-five-teams. Five rinks. Three days over one weekend. One park in Grand Rapids.

That pretty much sums up the WGRD Pond Hockey Classic 2015, which opened Friday night under the lights.

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How About A Good Old Fashioned Food Story?

Seems like all the stories on WFGR.COM lately have fallen into two catagories. Sports and old rock stars. That's fine and all, as I like both, but I also like another topic.

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Students Can See ‘Selma’ for Free on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day [Video]

Students who have the day off from school on Monday can see the movie "Selma" for free.

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North American International Auto Show 2015 Opens to Public [Video]

From big, bad super cars to luxury vehicles you dream about, the North American International Auto Show 2015 is capturing the attention of the automotive world with 51 product introductions at its press previews.

There have been big pickups, high-performance muscle cars, hybrids, plug-ins and even driver-less entries. All tallied, there have been 48 worldwide and three North American reveals this week.

Now it's your turn to see the vehicles at the Detroit show, which runs through Jan. 25 at Cobo Center.

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Cardboard Bobsled Derby Returns to Cannonsburg Ski Area for Fifth Annual Run!

Hard to believe that this is the fifth year of creative sleds made out of cardboard either crashing and burning or making it to the finish line triumphantly at Cannonsburg Ski Area in Belmont.

Whether you crash and burn, it's time to start grabbing the cardboard and tape and making your cardboard bobsled for the 5th Annual Cardboard Bobsled Derby!

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Show Us Your College Hockey Game Face Photo Contest Official Rules

SHOW US YOUR COLLEGE HOCKEY GAME FACE PHOTO CONTEST, PRESENTED BY CHOW HOUND PET SUPPLIES, OFFICIAL RULES
“Show Us Your College Hockey Game Face Photo Contest Promotion”

Show Us Your College Hockey Game Face Photo Contest (the “Contest”); Contest Official Rules:
By entering the Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
NO PURCHASE OR

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Celebrating Christmas and the Holiday Season in Rockford [Sponsored]

Celebrate Christmas and the holiday season in Rockford.

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Gas Is Under $2 a Gallon In Michigan [Video]

Gas is less than $2 per gallon in Michigan in Greenville, of all places.

That hotbed of economic equality. It's the place where low prices began, as the home of Meijer. Now, the gas there is the cheapest in the state.

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‘Sons’ of Anarchy’ Producer Compares FX Show’s Finale to Last Episode of ‘M*A*S*H’

Craig's Note: I have never watched a minute of "Sons' of Anarchy" Nor will I. I just don't care.

The producer of "Sons' of Anarchy" has compared the finale of his show to the last episode of CBS' "M*A*S*H"

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Jeff ‘The Animal Guy’ Musial Entertains, Informs in East Grand Rapids Shows [Photos]

Jeff "The Animal Guy" Musial visited East Grand Rapids on Sunday.

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