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Drink Up! Michigan Has the Cheapest Cases of Beer in Country

We already know Michigan is home to some of the best (if not the best) beer in America but not only that, we also have the cheapest beer...

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Warner Bros. Debuts a New ‘Justice League’ Poster at Comic-Con

With rumors swirling that Ben Affleck would be stepping down from his role as Batman after Justice League, I don’t think it’s too much of a stretch to say that Warner Bros. needs to have a big day this weekend at Comic-Con. They need to be prepared to discuss Affleck’s rumors directly - confirming or denying as they see fit - and show off some footage for Justice League that keeps fans excited about the movie, regardless of the rumors circulating around it. Even those who believe that Warner Bros. has charted a new direction for itself with the addition of Joss Whedon and the success of Wonder Woman would admit that the studio has its work cut out for it.

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John Heard, Star of ‘Home Alone’ and ‘Big,’ Dies at 72

For many people who grew up in the 1990s, Home Alone is a film that ages alongside them. When you’re a child, you feel an immediate kinship with Macaulay Culkin’s Kevin, sharing in his delight at being able to run around the house entirely rule-free. The older you get, though, the more you find yourself goggling at the actions of John Heard and Catherine O’Hara‘s parents. How on earth could they manage to leave their youngest child behind? Was it really that easy to breeze through airport security in the ‘90s? Why do I still feel so sympathetic towards them even after all that?

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Charlie Sheen’s ‘9/11’ Trailer Is… Well, It’s Here

It was kind of inevitable that noted 9/11 truther Charlie Sheen would make a movie about that day, but it’s a little surprising that not only Gina Gershon, but Whoopi Goldberg would both agree to star in it. Not surprising: the trailer for Sheen’s 9/11 is shockingly, impressively bad.

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Gin Made in Grand Rapids Named ‘Best in the World’ [VIDEO]

A gin hand-crafted in Grand Rapids has been named the best in the world.

Long Road Distillers' "Michigin" was awarded the honor, along with a "Double Gold" Medal at "The Fifty Best Gins" tasting event in New York last week, MLive reports

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Staff At John Ball Park Zoo Surprised By Baby Monkey [Video]

Apparently monkeys don't have huge warning signs letting others know that they're pregnant. No weird cravings. No complaining about their aching back. Nothing.

That's why the staff at John Ball Park Zoo was kind of stunned to see a baby monkey on the premises this week.

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Detroit Teeters On Edge Of Bankruptcy
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Small Earthquake Detected Near Detroit

An earthquake centered 33 miles from Detroit recorded a 2.6 on the Richter scale.

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Grand Rapids Bars Where Day Drinking Turns into Night Drinking

We've all been there. You meet up with friends for lunch and maybe just a couple drinks or you agree to go for "just one drink" after work but before you know it, you look at the time and it's already 8 o'clock at night...

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Check Out the Photos From This Year’s Grand Rapids on Tap

Thanks to everyone who came out on Saturday for a beautiful day spent at Calder Plaza for Grand Rapids on Tap! 

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Job Growth, Unemployment Rate Both Drop In September
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Want a Job with the City of Grand Rapids?

Over 300 City of Grand Rapids workers are retiring in the next few years-- and that means job openings for you! With hiring events being held periodically, the city is looking to fill these positions.

So what kind of jobs are they? And what do they pay?

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The West Side Duthler’s Family Food Store Will Be Closing In A Few Weeks

With the good news of new development, comes the bad news of a staple along Bridge Street NW in Grand Rapids closing their doors.

The Duthler’s Family Food Store will be closing August 18th...

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"Keep It Clean" To Benefit Waterkeeper Alliance
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Comedian Bill Burr Gave Grand Rapids 9 Minutes Of Love On His Podcast

Comedian Bill Burr spent almost 9 minutes the other day on his podcast, "The Monday Morning Podcast with Bill Burr",  talking about how great we are in Grand Rapids… well, he bounced around on a bunch of topics, but the most part was about a recent trip to G...

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