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Downtown Courtyard by Marriott to Hold Job Fair September 3

The Downtown Courtyard by Marriott will be holding a job fair for all open position on Thursday, September 3 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The job fair will include open interviews for part time and full time positions such as front desk (all shifts), valet, restaurant servers, cooks, and housekeeping positions.

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New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Teaser: ‘There Has Been an Awakening…’

As both Comic-Con and D23 went by without a new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer we were left to wonder when exactly we’d see the next footage from the upcoming. Well, get ready. That time is now. “Have you felt it?”

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Fun for the Whole Family This Weekend at New Salem Old Iron Fun Day!

This Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. head on out to Dorr for the New Salem Old Iron (and everything else) Fun Day! (Formerly Weber Tractor Day.)

This free family fun-filled festival features vintage tractors and machinery, classic cars, and other relics of the past! Enjoy food, bluegrass music, tractor plowing, tractor pulling, and horse/mule plowing. Plus, show off your cool old stuff!

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‘To the Rescue’ Safety Exhibit Back at Grand Rapids Children’s Museum on Tuesday

Grand Rapids Children's Museum's popular exhibit "To the Rescue" returns on Tuesday, September 1!

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Grand Haven, Muskegon, and Holland Named Top Three Beach Towns In Michigan

As a former Grand Haven resident, I'm a little biased, but yeah, it's the best damn beach town in Michigan, from the high end art galleries on Washington to the dive bars like the Tip-A-Few, Grand Haven has something for everyone.

And now, it's official, at least according to the ever listing Thrillist web site.

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New HBO NOW Releases: September 2015

Aspiring filmmakers. Androids. Cheerleaders. Olympic figure skaters. Dr. Frank N. Furter. Moses.

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Will Monopolize All IMAX Screens For an Entire Month

We’ve known for a long time that Star Wars: The Force Awakens would screen in IMAX theaters because director J.J. Abrams filmed one key sequence with IMAX cameras. But now, we’ve learned the full extent of Disney and Lucasfilm’s plans for large format presentation and it’s exactly what you’d expect from a studio that has the most popular movie franchise on the planet and the power to do whatever it wants with it. The new Star Wars movie has booked pretty much every IMAX screen in the world for four weeks. Everyone with the desire to see this movie on the biggest movie screens in the world now has plenty of time to do so.

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Virginia News Reporter and Cameraman Killed in Shooting During Live Broadcast

A Virginia TV reporter and her cameraman were killed earlier this morning in Moneta, Virginia following a shooting that took during a live broadcast on the WDBJ morning news program.

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Fake Meijer Coupon Making its Rounds on Social Media

The supposed $100 back-to-school coupon for Meijer stores has been making the rounds on social media, and would be great, but it's a scam.

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How Many People in Grand Rapids Had Ashley Madison Accounts?

How many people from West Michigan have stepped out on their marriages via Ashley Madison? Well, now we know!

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‘The End of the Tour’ Ranks 16th at Weekend Box Office

After its fourth week in release and first weekend in theaters in West Michigan, The End of the Tour ranked 16th nationwide at the weekend box office taking home $524,000.

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Michigan State University has the Most .EDU Email Addresses Registered on Ashley Madison

Inside Higher Ed had their IT team download the report and scour through the find the schools with the most Ashley Madison accounts. and Michigan State came out on top.

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