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Grand Rapids Home for Veterans to Host Annual Fishing Derby for Residents

The pond behind the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans will be stocked with 125 rainbow trout on Wednesday, May 13, giving residents of the home the opportunity to spend a “day on the lake” reeling in their own fish.

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ABC’s Adult ‘Muppets’ Series and More Get 2015 Trailers

Welp, that was fast! Just a short while after ABC released its full fall 2015 lineup, here come the trailers. The Muppets go “adult” in the first mockumentary preview for their new series, while Uncle Buck lives, FBI agents join Quantico, and even Community star Ken Jeong gets in the three-camera sitcom game by the latest trailers.

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Swing Dancers to Take Over Grand Rapids’ Blue Bridge Tuesday Night

For the first time ever, swing dancers will be taking over downtown Grand Rapids' "Blue Bridge" for one special night of dancing under the stars (well for part of the night, anyway.)

Grand Rapids Original Swing Society start the dancing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, and will continue until 9:30 p.m.

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10 West Michigan Foods to Devour on ‘Eat What You Want Day’

Today, May 11, is national "Eat What You Want Day", and it got me to thinking, "Which West Michigan favorites should I devour on this glorious day where calories don't exist?"

After pondering long and hard, I think I've come up with my must-have list. Take a look and see what you think.

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Emma and Noah Were the Most Popular Baby Names of 2014

The Social Security Administration has released its data on the most popular baby names for last year, and really none of them come as a huge surprise to most of us here. 

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Confused by Expiration Dates? Let This Guide Clear Everything Up

When you buy food, you're immediately on the clock when it comes to finishing it. But did you know those expiration dates you see may not tell the whole story?

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Baby Petrified When Dad Makes Farting Noises on Pregnant Wife’s Belly

A mother is supposed to protect her child, not let dad scare the little one to bits.

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2015 Fifth Third River Bank Run

The River Bank Run is upon us, and we want you to be prepared! Here's everything you need to know about this year's run.

More than 20,000 runners and 40,000 spectators will be taking part in the 38th annual Fifth Third Bank River Bank Run this Saturday.  

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Rockford Family with 12 Sons to Find Out Soon if #13 is a Girl or Boy

Twelve boys, imagine having 12 sons. That's what a Rockford family is dealing with everyday and surprise, they're pregnant again!

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Airport’s Self-Serve Beer Machine Will Have You Yearning to Be a Frequent Flyer

Cars. Stereos. Now, Japan has shown up America when it comes to beer.

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The Griffins And IceHogs Continue Their Twitter Feud

Not only are the Grand Rapids Griffins and the Rockford IceHogs competing on the ice for the chance to advance in the Calder Cup playoffs, they also love taking shots at each other on Twitter.

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Volunteers Needed for Grand Rapids’ Veterans’ Cemetery Cleanup

Grand Rapids' Veterans' Cemetery is going to be getting some much-needed spring cleaning Saturday morning when residents clean and restore the headstones.

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