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Meet The E-Cigarette Expert: Tony

Tony brings to the vaping industry a wealth of knowledge and experience gained from his extensive and varied background that makes him uniquely able to advise on matters related to vaping.
He has managed multi million dollar construction projec

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BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration Sizzles Nov. 8 at The DeltaPlex [Sponsored]

BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration is returning for its second annual event in November at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center.

BaCon features bacon-inspired dishes and drinks, with tickets going on sale this morning for the Nov. 8 celebration.

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‘Bond 24′ Casts Lea Seydoux in Femme Fatale Role

While the newest James Bond movie still has no official title, that hasn't kept it from moving full-speed ahead, with Daniel Craig reprising the role of Agent 007 for Bond's 24th outing. The latest development has French actress and 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' star Lea Seydoux joining the cast in the role of a femme fatale -- someone who could make things quite complicated (and perhaps a bit sexy) for our suave protagonist.

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Chelsea Lassen gives her rental car a hug after a homeless man found and returned her car keys in Grand Rapids Wednesday.
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Unlocking ArtPrize: Woman’s Faith In Humanity Restored

When Chelsea Lassen decided to spend an afternoon with friends exploring ArtPrize in Grand Rapids Wednesday, she didn’t expect to leave in a panic.

“After leaving dinner hours later, I unzipped my pocket only to f

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‘Star Wars Rebels’ Returning James Earl Jones to Voice Darth Vader!

'Star Wars Rebels' officially premiered its "Spark of Rebellion" last week to great fanfare, with the series proper to continue on Disney XD this Monday, but already the animated prequel series is making a major link to the 'Star Wars' movies. Not only will Darth Vader cameo in a newly-added premiere scene, but so too will James Earl Jones return to the role!

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Candace Cameron Bure Was In Grand Rapids Last Night

The lovely Candace Cameron Bure, who played D.J. Tanner in the ever popular "Full House" facebooked some photos of her meal at The Grove in East Hills on Wednesday night.

But why was she in town? Anyone know? Bueller?

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ArtPrize 2014: Final Round Voting Deadline’s Tonight at 11:59 p.m.

Time to vote again!

The deadline for the final round of voting at ArtPrize 2014 is tonight at 11:59 p.m.

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Fleetwood Mac Is Coming to Grand Rapids in January

Rock legends Fleetwood Mac, which performed two sold-out shows at New York's Madison Square Garden earlier this week, has confirmed they will be adding at least 28 more dates to their already scheduled 40-city ON WITH THE SHOW tour, including an 8 p.m. performance on Jan. 20, 2015 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.

The announcement was made during the band’s live performance this morning on NBC's "Today Show," where Fleetwood Mac performed.

The second leg of the tour begins Jan. 16, 2015, in St. Paul, Minn.

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Grand Rapids Griffins’ Season Home Opener Is This Friday

This Friday marks the 19th home opener for your Grand Rapids Griffins at Van Andel Arena!

To celebrate the start of the season, the Griffs have tons of fun planned for fans who come to cheer on their team Friday night.

First and foremost, this game is expected to sell out, so you'll want to get your tickets early from the Griffins website or at the Van Andel Arena box office.

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MTV’s Mark Goodman Talks Live Music On TV’s ‘Midnight Special’ [Audio/Video]

Mark Goodman was one of MTV's original video jocks (VJs), changing how we viewed music forever back in in 1981.

He joined "The Jojo Show" this morning to talk about his love of the old '70s and '80s NBC late-night show, "The Midnight Special", which just released a collector's edition boxed set on DVD.

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Janet Koelling/ThinkStock
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New Holland Coming To Grand Rapids!

Now that Lauren has left, I will try and pick up the beer slack. Admittedly, I don't drink any beer except root, but I can appreciate a new beer related business coming to town!

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5-Year-Old Leukemia Patient Signs NBA Contract

Some people work all their lives to make it to the pros, but this star made it at the age of 5.

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