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Founders Brewing’s ArtPrize Beer Mosaic Promise Premieres August 20

ArtPrize begins Sept. 24, but you don't have to wait until next month to enjoy a taste of ArtPrize.

This year's ArtPrize beer, Mosaic Promise, premieres at Founders Brewing Co. on Aug. 20.

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Conan O’Brien Learns Of Robin Williams Death During Show

The news of Robin Williams passing stunned everyone I know. We were out with a handful of co-workers doing an informal job interview with someone we may hire here at our radio stations; when one co-worker told us what happened, there was a collective gasp at the table

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Family, Friends Pay Tribute to the Late Robin Williams

As we struggle to make sense of the death of Robin Williams, we've spent some time here remembering him as a person and his work. We're obviously just a few of the many, many people Robin Williams touched during his lifetime. Among them are the many people he worked with over the years, from his days as a guest star on 'Happy Days' to his upcoming role in 'Night at the Museum 3.' Below are some thoughts, prayers and remembrances from friends and family who had the pleasure of knowing him both on- and off-screen.

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Major Flooding In Detroit Closes I-94, I-75 [Video]

While we here in West Michigan were "dealing with" a cloudy, dreary Monday, the east side of the state was getting rain all day long. That rain caused a lot of problems on Monday afternoon and evening and will continue to be an issue on Tuesday morning

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Grand Rapids City Pools Close on Labor Day, September 1

There’s no use fighting it, it’s inevitable: at some point summer will be over.

A sad thought, I know.

The end of the swimming season at the Grand Rapids city pools of Briggs, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Richmond P

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Courtesy ArtPrize
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WZZM-13: ArtPrize Announces Expert Discussion Changes

ArtPrize has announced some changes to its 2014 critical discourse programming Monday morning.

The art competition's organizers are calling the seven days of discussion an "event within an event."

The newly-expanded discourse sessions are to bring together experts from a number of different fields, including art, design, innovation, urbanism, social equity and technology.

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Vin Diesel is Teasing Us Again, Hinting at a Role in Marvel’s ‘Inhumans’ Movie

Last summer, Vin Diesel began mysteriously teasing an upcoming meeting with Marvel. The internet, as you can imagine, exploded with speculation. Was it Vision? Thanos?? It turns out Diesel and Marvel had worked out a deal for the actor to voice Groot i

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Battles ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

30 years after their comic book debut and several decades since they last ruled the box office, the 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' returned this week and proved that they're as relevant and popular as ever. Although many people wondered if the turtles wou

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Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images
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Western Little League All Stars Head To Senior League World Series

The Western Grand Rapids Little League All Stars won the Central Regional in Illinois Thursday, now they head off to Bangor, Maine to play for the World Championship.

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22 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses / Metallica Concert Ends in Montreal Riot

Disaster struck when a joint tour featuring Guns N' Roses and Metallica reached Montreal on Aug. 8, 1992.

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Free Museum Admission To Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of Ford Presidency

 

This weekend marks 40 years since Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States.

He took over the presidency after Richard Nixon resigned as a result of the Watergate scandal.

To commemorate this event, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum will be free to the public this Saturday, August 9. 

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Wee Difference: SAF Executive Director Michele Suchovsky [Audio]

This month's Wee Difference charity is the Grand Rapids Student Achievement Foundation (SAF). Executive Director Michele Suchovsky joined the Jojo Show this week to discuss what the fund does, who it impacts and how you can help.

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