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The Who are Coming to Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena July 25

One of rock’s most legendary bands, The Who announced Monday that they will be returning to Grand Rapids for a show at Van Andel Arena on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

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Happy Spring! Get a Free Ice Cream Cone from Dairy Queen Today!

Celebrate the first day of spring with a free ice cream cone from Dairy Queen!

All day today, March 20th, the ice cream chain will be giving out a free small cone of vanilla ice cream to customers at all of their locations, nationwide...

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Puppies to Deliver West Michigan Whitecaps Tickets!

With the help of puppies, the first 25 people that call to order a minimum of 2 reserved seats tickets for Opening Day, and are within a 15 mile radius of Fifth Third Ballpark, can have their tickets delivered buy a cute, furry, little bundle of fun.

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Michigan Teen Wins Lottery, Gives The Money To His Parents

When you strive to raise your kids right, you don't expect any reward as a parent, but being great parents paid off for a Lansing couple.

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GM Closes Its Baltimore Assembly Plant
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Footage from Inside the GM Plant in Wyoming in 1996

Here's a cool view of what it was like to work at the GM plant back when, Bill Clinton was re-elected, the Olympics where held in Atlanta, and Independence Day staring Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum was the biggest movie of all time.

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Ridley Scott Reveals the Title of the ‘Alien: Covenant’ Sequel, Clarifies Franchise Timeline

There’s nothing better than when an iconic filmmaker accidentally lets new juicy details slip about the future of a franchise. For a while now we’ve been getting bits and pieces teasing the new Alien: Covenant, the (supposed) sequel to Ridley Scott’s Prometheus. But now a new interview with the filmmaker questions that Alien timeline, and reveals the title of the next movie in the franchise.

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Are West Michigan Catholics Allowed to Eat Corned Beef on St. Patrick’s Day?

This year, St. Patrick's Day falls on a Friday during Lent. This has thousands of Catholics in West Michigan asking, "Is it okay to eat corned beef on St. Patrick's Day even though it's a Friday during Lent?"

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You’ll Need The Luck Of The Irish If You’re Headed Downtown This Weekend

A little heads up, there's a ton of stuff going on downtown this weekend. Plan ahead, be patient and pray for a parking spot.

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Henry Cavill’s Mission, Should He Choose to Accept It, Is ‘Mission: Impossible 6’

2015’s remake of old-school espionage show The Man From U.N.C.L.E. was a rollicking good time, but more than that, it was an audition reel for its stars Armie Hammer and Henry Cavill. Hammer brought his marksmanship and high-speed combat skills to Ben Wheatley’s upcoming shoot-‘em-up Free Fire, and now part-time Superman Cavill has also landed a new role befitting his ultra-smooth fighting prowess. He’ll have to run, jump, most likely get shirtless, and appear alongside Tom Cruise in what just might be his most dangerous assignment yet.

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Radio Shack Declares Bankruptcy
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And Then There Was One… RadioShack In The Grand Rapids Area

2017, the year all the stores we’re used to, closed up. That’s beginning to feel like as we now find out RadioShack is about to close a bunch of their stores...

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Ladles of Love with Holland Public School – A Bowl of Soup for a Good Cause

What's better for your soul on a cold day than a bowl of good soup. How about a bowl of soup that helps a great cause.

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Schools Who Still Use Native American Mascots Could Soon Lose Some Funding

It’s been an ongoing conversation, starting with the Washington Redskins, but even finding a local audience as well.

A couple of weeks ago, Belding Area Schools announced they would become the Black Knights after a conversation with students, parents and others in the community...

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