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238 Grand Rapids Street Construction Projects

The City of Grand Rapids has released of list of 238 street construction projects which cover over 45 miles.

It is a partial list of construction planned for 2015 and 2016. Additional projects are still being identified and prioritized.

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Shots Fired During Grand Rapids Jewelry Store Robbery Attempt

Several shots were fired during an armed robbery attempt Friday morning at Juhas and Sullivan Jewelry on East Paris Ave. Three men walked into the store and attempted to rob it before firing shots and fleeing.

The crime happened around 11:15 a.m. in the Terrazzo shopping complex, according to the Kent County Sheriff's Department.

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West Michigan Online Job Fair

The West Michigan Online Job Fair is focused on helping connect people in West Michigan with employers in finding employment opportunities that matter.

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Jessica Heeringa Case to be Featured by ‘Unsolved Mysteries’

Jessica Heeringa was last seen working at a gas station in Norton Shores nearly two years ago. This weekend, her story will be told on an "Unsolved Mysteries" webisode.

Unsolved.com will air the webisode this weekend. The "Unsolved Mysteries" TV show has aired since 1987 and is now on the Lifetime Channel.

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Where to Eat in Grand Rapids?

I can't begin to tell you how many times I get asked Do you know a good place to eat in G.R.?”

Well, now I'll know where to send them!

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Magic Teabag Will Turn Your Crappy Beer Into Craft Beer [Video]

Here in Grand Rapids, we take our beer drinking seriously, so I'm not sure how we're going to feel about a tea bag for your pint glass. Unless, it makes the beer better. Maybe? No?

Regardless of how we feel about it, it's happening. A special teabag has been developed to transform ordinary bland lager into a taste-explosion craft beer.

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TREK Recalls Nearly 1 Million Bikes

Nearly one million Trek bikes are being recalled in the United States and Canada after an injury that left one rider paralyzed.

Included in the recall are 900,000 bikes in the U.S., and 98,000 sold in Canada, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. A quick-release lever on the bike's front-wheel hub can come into contact with the front disc brake assembly, resulting in either complete wheel separation or the wheel coming to a sudden stop.

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New Netflix Instant Releases: May 2015

It’s time again to ready your queues, as Netflix prepares to add a bunch of new titles to their streaming service. Coming up in May, we’ve got the new original series Between and Grace and Frankie, as well as classic films, new favorites, and acclaimed hits like Inglourious Basterds and Fruitvale Station. Read on for our guide to the new releases hitting Netflix Instant in May.

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Michigan’s Joshua Davis Hangs On, Barely [Video]

Traverse City native Joshua Davis owes a debt of gratitude to tweeting fans, who kept him alive on NBC's vocal competition show, 'The Voice'.

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Five Ways You Can Celebrate Earth Day

Today is Earth Day and it's a day we can try to find some ways and find ways to improve the world around us.

Going green can be difficult, but there are little things that you can do to help. Below

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Grand Rapids City Commissioner Tries To Talk Her Way Out Of A Ticket [Video]

Last week, many Grand Rapids residents were inconvenienced when the major intersection of Michigan and Fuller was closed for repairs.

We warned people the Police were cracking down on drivers who attempted to skirt around the mess by driving through business parking lots. As it turns out, one of the scofflaws was City Commissioner Senita Lenear.

It turns out her excuse was better than anything you could have come up with.

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Motley Crue Returns to the Van Andel Arena on October 13! [Video]

It was quite a big deal when Motley Crue announced that they were ending their careers.

It was even a bigger deal when they kicked off their final tour here in Grand Rapids at the Van Andel Arena!

Thanks to fan demand, Motley Crue will say goodbye to Grand Rapids one last time!

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