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GRFC Continues To Grow, Attracts 5000 Fans To Friday Match

The Grand Rapids Football Club continues to not only play well in the Great Lakes Premier Soccer League, but they hit the 5000 fan mark at Friday's home game, yet another new attendance mark for the semi-pro team.

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Janet Jackson Coming to Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena September 11

Music icon, multiple Grammy Award-winner, and multi-platinum selling artist Janet Jackson announced the details of her highly-anticipated international tour Monday.

The Unbreakable World Tour will return one of this world's most influential entertainers back to the live stage in support of her upcoming album due out this fall on Rhythm Nation Records/BMG. Jackson brings the tour to Grand Rapids at 8:00 PM on Friday September 11, 2015 at Van Andel Arena.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Jurassic World’ Has the Biggest Opening of All Time

Everyone knew that Jurassic World was going to open big, but no one saw this coming. The fourth film in the beloved dinosaur-centric franchise had the second biggest domestic opening of all time, the biggest June opening of all time, and, with $511 million worldwide, the biggest international opening of all time. It also broke a bunch of records that we’ll get to in a few minutes. This was supposed to be the summer of Avengers: Age of Ultron. Unless something goes horribly wrong, this is officially the summer of Jurassic World.

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Five Fantastic Flasks to Enhance Whatever Wedding, Outdoor Concert or Other Summer Event You’re Attending

Summer is flask season: they're great for outdoor concerts, for afternoons in the park, for adding a dash of rum to your coke while you sit on the beach, among many other warmer-weather activities. We found you five.

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Jerry Seinfeld Coming to Grand Rapids’ DeVos Performance Hall September 10

Jerry Seinfeld announced Friday that he will be performing his signature stand-up routine live at DeVos Performance Hall on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets for the show will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, June 19, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

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Old School Rapper Kool Moe Dee Set To ‘Rock The Block’ In GR [Video]

Kool Moe Dee was at the forefront of the New York hip hop movement in the mid-'80s, and this Saturday, he'll be on the stage at the Fifth Annual Rock The Block Party in Southwest Grand Rapids.

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Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Police Deparment
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Grand Rapids Police Searching for Missing/Runaway Teen

The Grand Rapids Police Department is for the public's assistance in locating a missing teen.

Rebecca Osawabine, 14, ran away from home and left without her needed medication.

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Volunteer For the Neon Vibe 5K

Do you like to cover people with awesome neon color? You’re hired!

We love volunteers, and we couldn't do it without you! This is your chance to be part of this awesome event without having to run the full Neon Vibe 5k to get your color fix on.

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June 10 is National Iced Tea Day!

There's a day for pretty much everything out there - donut day, eat whatever you want day, and now, iced tea day!

June 10th is officially National Iced Tea Day! How can you celebrate?!?

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Brilliant Trick for Chopping Wood May Change Your Life

We're on the cusp of summer, so if you're planning to go camping and maybe make a nice campfire, here's an equally nice way to help get some wood for it.

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10 ‘The Simpsons’ Facts Fresh From the Kwik-E-Mart

They’ll never stop The Simpsons, so have no fear, they’ve got stories for years, but did you know America’s favorite animated family was thought up in the lobby before a pitch meeting? Or that Matt Groening based most of the characters on his own family? These are just some of the Springfield kwyjibos populating the tenth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which pays a visit to The Simpsons’ home state of … uh, somewhere!

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The Bissell Blocktail Party Brought Fun and Fur to Grand Rapids [Photos]

Tuesday night, I was lucky enough to be invited out to the Bissell Blocktail Party to hang out, learn more about the Bissell Pet Foundation, and spend a great night with dogs!

The annual event benefits local animal welfare organizations here in West Michigan each June.

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