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They’re Tearing Down The Great Lakes Shipping Company

Change is always difficult in life, and when a favorite spot of yours, shop, theater, restaurant, bar, closes, you feel a loss. It had been a part of your life, and you hate to see it end.

I get a sad, nostalgic feeling when I drive by Breton Village, by way of Burton, now. The long running, classic watering hole/restaurant, Great Lakes Shipping Company is coming down. It closed in May, but they have now begun tearing it down. Sniff...sniff.

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ Might Give Sheldon a Prequel Spinoff

We may have dodged the bullet on How I Met Your Dad, but The Big Bang Theory may not let us off so easily. Ahead of an (expensive) official renewal for Season 11, CBS is moving forward with a Big Bang Theory prequel spinoff, focused on Sheldon’s early days

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YMCA is Opening Their KidZone to Everyone So Parents Can Go Out and Vote

If you're planning on voting tomorrow but have to figure out where to leave the little ones while you do so, YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids can help you out...

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Grand Rapids Griffins Tyler Bertuzzi Recalled to the Red Wings

The news is out today, 21 year old Tyler Bertuzzi is Recall to play for the Detroit Red Wings.

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Hillary Clinton Campaigns In Crucial States Ahead Of Tuesday's Presidential Election
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Monday, November 7th Presidential Campaign Stops In Michigan

With Michigan being a key swing state and the election only a day away, our fair state will be welcoming campaigners from both major parties today...

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Californians Vote In Special Election On Budget Ballot Measures
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Election Day Info You Might Need For Tuesday

Tuesday is finally Election Day!  After Tuesday, we’ll no longer have to watch political ads, thank goodness!!  Officials around the state have reported more absentee ballots being returned all ready this year in comparison to the 2012 election...

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Frozen Strawberries Linked To Hepatitis A Recalled In West Mi

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a recall on frozen strawberries sold around the US.

The recall comes after the CDC and FDA found that the strawberries tested positive for Hepatitis A...

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35 Years Ago: The Cars Balance Rock, New Wave on ‘Shake It Up’

After the critical and commercial failure 'Panorama,' the Cars bounced back in 1981 with 'Shake it Up,' as well as the hit title track and 'Since You're Gone.'

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Check Out the Photos From Kidabaloo 2016

Thanks to everyone who came out to Kidabaloo on Saturday at DeVos Place! We had a fantastic time with all of the great kids' events, some stuff for mom and dad, AND, of course, Jeff Musial The Animal Guy...

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Grand Rapids Griffins Give $15,000 Makeover to Elementary School

The Griffins teamed up with Farm Bureau insurance to give back to a local elementary school, winners of the winner of their second annual Media Room Makeover Contest.

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Grand Rapids Woman uses Donation to Deter Campaign Sign Theft

With election day nearing, and this campaign being... well, everything that it is, lots of reports of campaign signs being stolen from yards have been reported.

One Michigan woman decided to "poopy trap" her signs with cat feces to keep thieves away; another has decided to offer up a donation for each sign that is stolen.

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Events Happening in Grand Rapids in the Month of November

From Runs to Parades here's a list of events in there are lots of things to do this month.

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