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Motley Crue Returns to the Van Andel Arena on October 13! [Video]

It was quite a big deal when Motley Crue announced that they were ending their careers.

It was even a bigger deal when they kicked off their final tour here in Grand Rapids at the Van Andel Arena!

Thanks to fan demand, Motley Crue will say goodbye to Grand Rapids one last time!

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Grand Rapids Native Dathan Ritzenhein Finishes 7th in Boston Marathon

Grand Rapids native Dathan Ritzenhein finished in seventh place at today's Boston Marathon.

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Photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station - Traverse City
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Michigan Shipwrecks as Seen From Coast Guard Helicopter [Photos]

A crew in a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter was able to get a great view of some shipwrecks while flying over northern Lake Michigan last week.

In post to its Facebook page Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station in Traverse City said that the helicopter was flying in the area of Sleeping Bear Point between Leland and Northport when the crew spotted the shipwrecks in the clear water.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Furious 7’ Outpaces ‘Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2’

For the third week in a row, Furious 7 took the top spot at the box office and made it look easy. Not even a trio of newcomers could slow down the latest entry in the crowd-pleasing action series, which has become the fastest film to reach $1 billion worldwide. On the domestic box office, it’s equally impressive. It’s a juggernaut. A cultural event. At the end of the day, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 may make some money, but it’s making that money in the shadow of a genuine phenomenon.

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Intersection of Michigan and Fuller Set to Open Saturday

The two-week reconstruction of one of Grand Rapids' busiest intersections will be finished a week earlier than planned.

The City of Grand Rapids expects to open the intersection of Michigan St. and Fuller Ave. this Saturday at noon.

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Record Store Day 2015: The Top Five Reasons I Still Love Listening To Records

Another Record Store Day is upon us, and all the record stores in the area have a ton of stuff planned to entertain you on Saturday, April 18.

But did you know vinyl is making a come back? Many current bands are releasing special editions on thicker, high grade vinyl. And younger people are gravitating toward records once again.

Here's five reasons why vinyl is still my preferred mode of listening to music.

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Fortune 500 Company Distancing Itself From West Michigan Anti-Gay Repair Shop Owner

A Fortune 500 company that fought against Indiana's religious freedom law is now telling Grandville auto shop owner Brian Klawiter his business needs to stop using their logo following the shop owner's anti-gay Facebook post.

Cummins, an engine manufacturer, took to social media Thursday to say that it is in the process of notifying Dieseltec to stop using its logo on its website.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Monkey Kingdom,’ ‘True Story’ and ‘Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2’ [Video]

Some new movies to consider if you're heading to the theater this weekend. We have all the trailers and Grand Rapids showtimes to get you started.

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James Taylor to Play Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena July 14

Legendary recording artist James Taylor will be returning to Grand Rapids! Taylor is slated to take the stage at Van Andel Arena on July 14.

Tickets for the show go on sale April 24 at 10 a.m..

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Grandville Business Owner Responds to Criticism of His Facebook Post

A Grandville business owner is taking to Facebook yet again to address the criticism being voiced toward him and his company following a different Facebook post in which he condemned homosexuality.

Brian Klawiter, owner of Dieseltec in Grandville, told WOOD-TV8 that since his original post started going viral, he's received threats against himself, his family, and his business. 

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Vandermill Cider Expands to Grand Rapids [Video]

Grand Rapids, already Beer City USA and Best Beer Town in the U.S., is expanding it's alcoholic craft beverage scene by welcoming Vandermill Cider.

Vandermill, LLC, a hard cider maker based in Spring Lake is coming to GR's Northeast side. 

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Ground Breaking Set For Student Housing Near West Side GVSU Campus

Rockford Construction announced yesterday that they will break ground early next month on a housing development with college students in mind on Grand Rapids’ West Side.

Fulton Place will be located on Fulton Street West, between Lexington and Seward Streets.

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