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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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Michigan Named the Best State in the U.S. by Website

A website has confirmed something we Michiganders have known for years: we live in the best state in America!

Thrillist ranked all 50 states in their list of "The Definitive and Final Ranking of all 50 States."

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Inside Out’ and ‘Jurassic World’ Take Down ‘Ted 2’

When Universal scheduled Ted 2, they surely had no idea that Seth MacFarlane’s swearing teddy bear sequel would be squaring off against one of the biggest box office juggernauts of all time...a juggernaut that they themselves had created. So it’s not surprising that Jurassic World topped the box office again and it’s not surprising that Pixar’s Inside Out held onto second place. What is a little surprising is how low Ted 2 opened, falling significantly short of its predecessor’s opening weekend.

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Neon Vibe 5K Lights Up Grand Rapids’ 5/3rd Ballpark [Photos]

A big thank you to everyone who came out to the Neon Vibe 5K Saturday night at 5/3rd Ballpark!

What a fun night of friends, family, fun color, and a little running mixed in! Check out some of the photos we captured of the night!

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This Teenager Is an Absolute Wizard With a Disappearing Coin [VIDEO]

Did you ever have an uncle who miraculously pulled a quarter out of your ear? And maybe, if he was really special, could then make that coin disappear? Well, this is probably what he was like when he was 15 years old.

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One City! One Club! GRFC Returns Home Saturday [Video]

Grand Rapids Football Club has been building a loyal and vocal following. Come on out and feel the love the Grand Army has for its beloved team.

Kickoff is Saturday night at 7:00pm at Houseman Field on Diamond @ Fountain.

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Do You Remember Reggae Sunsplash At Johnson Park? [Video]

Johnson Park in Wyoming, right off I-196 at Wilson Avenue, was the site back in the late '80s of Grand Rapids only festival of Caribbean music called 'Reggae Sunsplash'.

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West Michigan Online Job Fair

The West Michigan Online Job Fair is focused on helping connect people in West Michigan with employers in finding employment opportunities that matter.

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The Most Expensive Home for Sale in Grand Rapids That You Probably Can’t Afford

We all have dreams of winning the Powerball jackpot and buying a new, spacious home in a great area of town. Maybe with a view of a lake.

Well, if you've achieved the winning the Powerball dream, and you're looking for that home in Grand Rapids, we've found it - the most expensive home for sale in Grand Rapids. 

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Concerts at the GRAM Return to Downtown Grand Rapids this Summer

Summer in Michigan is the perfect time to be outside, so why not enjoy some music with it? Throughout the state, outdoor music is being offered at a plethora of venues. Genres range from classic rock, to jazz, to even comedy.

And for those who were bummed that they wouldn't be able to see live music in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids this summer, cheer up! Music will be returning to the GRAM!

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Man Who Recorded Doctors Mocking Him During Surgery Wins $500,000

What's that old expression -- if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all?

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Goats Return to Kill Invasive Species in Ottawa County

Ottawa County has again decided to use adorable four-legged friends to help control invasive plant species in their parks.

The Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Department has brought in a herd of goats to Bur Oak Landing to help get rid of Oriental bittersweet, honeysuckle, autumn olive, multi-flora rose and bucktorn, according to a release from the county.

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