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Don’t Get Taken When You Go Out

Some things on a menu can be appetizing and economical: water, a dollar double cheeseburger or a hot dog.

Others, on the other hand, can be downright larceny.

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Andy Lyons
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Former Michigan and Michigan State Stars to Face Grand Rapids Drive at Home Opener

The Grand Rapids Drive's regular season home opener is on November 26 and the visiting team will feature a couple of familiar faces.

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New Movie This Week: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1′

If you're not a Katniss Everdeen fan, it's probably best to stay away from movie theaters this weekend.

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Cher Cancels Dressed to Kill Tour, Including Grand Rapids Concert, Because of Illness

Cher has announced cancellation of all remaining dates on her Dressed To Kill (D2K) concert tour, including her Jan. 11, 2015, concert in Grand Rapids.

She made the announcement Wednesday night, having been hobbled by a viral infection affecting her kidneys since September, according to AEG Live.

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ArtPrize To Expand To Dallas In 2016

ArtPrize is expanding!

A local nonprofit called ArtPrize Dallas was created to bring the art competition to Texas. They have a three-year agreement to exclusive rights to hold ArtPrize in Texas.

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Rachel Kramer
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Lake Effect Snows Continue Through Friday with Rainy Weekend Forecast

Another round of lake-effect snow is being forecast through midday Friday and a messy weekend is ahead, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office.

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State Football Playoff Games Moved Due To Bad Weather

West Michigan has fared well in this year's state football playoffs, with five teams still in the running to win their respective Division titles.

But the early blast of lake effect snow has played havoc with the schedule, and two teams have been told their games have been moved to sites away from the massive snowfall.

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Forbes Names Grand Rapids One Of America’s Smartest Cities

Forbes Magazine has bestowed yet another honor upon Grand Rapids. They've listed us on their list of the top 10 smartest cities in America

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15 ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Facts in One Video. You’re Welcome.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is the biggest movie of 2014. It’s made over $750 million worldwide. Kids love it. Adults love it. Grandparents even love it. Lots of people (us included!) have seen the movie multiple times, but do you know everything there is to know about Marvel’s latest superhero phenomenon? They're the frickin Guardians of the Galaxy!

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Matt Milhouse
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2014′s Snowiest Year in Grand Rapids History Through November 19

Add the finish Grand Rapids had to last winter to the start we've seen this season and 2014 is the snowiest calendar year on record for Grand Rapids through November 19.

It's not even close.

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Meet The Animal Guy Pet Selfie Contest Winners – Sarah L. & Ryder

The results are in and the winners of The Animal Guy Pet Selfie Contest are Sarah L. and Ryder!

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NBC Cancels Cosby Comeback Sitcom Over Rape Allegations, Netflix Special Shelved

The ongoing firestorm against Bill Cosby has only swelled in recent weeks, as more and more allegations of rape emerge against the once-revered comedian, so it wasn’t any surprise that Netflix would opt to discard the November 28 release of a new Cosby standup special. Now, NBC has expectedly followed suit by abandoning development plans for a new Cosby sitcom for 2015.

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