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Grand Rapids DJs Review ‘The End of the Tour’

The End of the Tour is set for limited release on July 31. The movie has earned great reviews, even Oscar buzz, at Sundance Film Festival and other select screenings.

Some of The End of the Tour was shot in the radio studios and offices of Townsquare Media Grand Rapids, which is home to 100.5 The River97.9 WGRDChannel 95.7Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR and 1410 AM The Touch.

A few of Townsquare Media's DJs got an early look at the film. Here are their reviews.

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Photos from the Neon Vibe 5K Finish Line & Post-Party [Photos]

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Neon Vibe 5K at 5/3rd Ballpark on Saturday night!

It was a great night of neon, running, music, dancing and fun! Check out some of the photos we snapped at the finish line and during the amazing post-parties! 

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Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR’s July 2015 Playlist of Top Songs

Elton John's 'Crocodile Rock'

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
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‘American Idol’ Sends Cease And Desist To Senior Citizens’ Charity Event

"It’s a little ridiculous, but that’s the way people are — they have too much time on their hands," last year's winner said.

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Where to Park for the Amway Family Fireworks in Downtown Grand Rapids [Maps]

Coming downtown on July 4th doesn't have to be scary! There are lots of places to park, and here's a helpful guide on where they are, and a map to help you find them!

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Amway Family Fireworks Primer

The Amway Family Fireworks are Saturday at Ah-Nab-Awen Park next to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and the Grand Rapids Public Museum along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids.

Activities, including music, entertainment, food, family-friendly fun and more, run from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., with the fireworks going off at 10:30 p.m.

Here's a primer to help you attend and enjoy the Fourth of July event, with the title sponsor being Ada-based Amway. See you there.

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Another Michigan Earthquake? 3.3 Magnitude Quake Confirmed Near Battle Creek

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake has been recorded roughly 8 miles north of Union City, near Battle Creek, according to the United States Geological Survey.

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Grand Rapids Fireworks Laws

'Tis the season for me to get irritated by the people in my neighborhood who have been shooting off fireworks and scaring my dog for the past two weeks.

The upside is, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are days that it is actually LEGAL to shoot off fireworks within the city limits. Not sure what your rights are when it comes to fireworks? Well, we found the info for you. 

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Former Wyoming Park QB To Have Movie Made About His Life [Video]

Casey Therriault's story has been optioned to become a full length feature film. Therriault served six months in prison for events surrounding a bar fight in 2008 in which Jonathon Krystiniak was killed.

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Photos From the Neon Vibe 5K Pre-Party & Race [Photos]

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Neon Vibe 5K on Saturday!

We had such a fun, colorful time with everyone throughout the entire night! Check out some of the photos from the pre-party and the race!

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Photo courtesy of the Offrink Family
Photo courtesy of the Offrink Family
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West Michigan Mother of Two, Fighting Cancer with Husband, Dies

A West Michigan mother of two, who along with her husband was fighting cancer, has passed away.

Shelby Offrink passed away on Sunday, June 28 at the age of 31.

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11 Years Ago: Rush Explore Their Influences on ‘Feedback’ EP

Released on June 29, 2004, as part of a celebration of their 30th anniversary, the 'Feedback' EP did a little crate-digging to pay tribute to some of Rush's early influences.

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