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How You Can Rappel Down Plaza Towers in Grand Rapids

Want an adrenaline rush while getting a unique look at Grand Rapids?

Rappel down Plaza Towers in Grand Rapids!

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West Michigan Boxer Continues Quest For A World Championship [Video]

Hudsonville's Jordan Shimmell faces an eliminator fight Tuesday in Minnesota in his continued quest for the IBF Cruiserweight title.

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Highlights of the Grand Rapids Griffins Round 2 – Game 5 Win

Like the BeeGees the Griffins are 'staying alive' in the playoffs with another win Saturday night.

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Old Crow Medicine Show Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Bob Dylan's "Blonde on Blonde" in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's CMA Theater
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Meijer Gardens Releases Additional Tickets to Sold Out Shows

The Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert Series at Frederik Meijer Gardens sold out 21 of their 30 concerts on the first day. A few more sold out shortly after, but after tickets went on sale for the public on May 14, Meijer Gardens added additional tickets for some sold out shows.

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Helen Mirren to Play Tormented ‘Winchester’ Rifle Heir in Supernatural Thriller

One of the most compelling actresses in the world is about to take on one of the most compelling true stories of all time, which makes this movie an instant must-see. Helen Mirren is closing a deal to play Sarah Winchester in a new supernatural thriller based on the unnervingly strange story of the heir to the famed rifle manufacturing fortune. Simply titled Winchester, the project comes from the directing duo behind Daybreakers and Predestination.

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‘Nashville’ Producers Trying to Sell the Show to Another Network

The music may not be over yet for TV's Nashville. Though ABC has canceled the show, its producers are trying to save Nashville by taking it to another network.

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Missing Grand Rapids Man Found Safe

UPDATE: Michael Hansen is no longer missing. He was located and is reunited with family. Thank you for your assistance.

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The Top Five West Michigan Beaches to Visit This Summer

You can feel it. A little anyway. Summer is almost here, and it's time to start thinking about some tasty waves and the sweet smell of SPF 40 sun screen.

Here’s five beaches worth making the drive from Grand Rapids to visit.  I’ve included some old favorites, and at least one hidden gem (that I guess won’t be hidden anymore).

All of these are within about an hour’s drive from the Grand Rapids Metropolitan area.

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Seeing Garth Brooks in Grand Rapids This Week? Here Are Some Things You Should Know

Garth Brooks will be playing six shows here in Grand Rapids over the span of four days, and Van Andel Arena wants to make sure that concert-goers are prepared.

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Throwback Thursday: A Trip Back To Festival 1983 [Video]

Remember when video cameras were first available and you would tape your friends doing all sorts of stuff, like playing with their rock band at Festival of the Arts?

Here's a trip in the way back machine to 1983 to watch a band called 'Nice Lawn' perform on the Calder Stage.

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Jack Black in Talks to Join Dwayne Johnson in ‘Jumanji’ Reboot

It might be getting a little more difficult for Jumanji loyalists to remain skeptical of the reboot. As if the casting of Dwayne Johnson weren’t enough for you, today brings word that Jack Black is in talks to join the cast, while it appears that Johnson’s Central Intelligence co-star Kevin Hart has officially signed on. If you aren’t even remotely enticed by the prospect of watching those three get into shenanigans with an assortment of various jungle animals, then I don’t know what could possibly make you feel joy.

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Lymphoma and Leukemia Society’s Man and Woman Of the Year Candidates Explain Their Passion For Fundraising [Video]

Steve Schmuker and Kathy Uzarski are candidates for the local title of Man and Woman of the Year, a fundraising competition to help cure Lymphoma and Leukemia.

They joined the Jojo Show this morning to tell us the reasons why they give of themselves in an effort to rid the world of these cancers.

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