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New West Side Playground to be Built, Needs Volunteers and Donations

A new playground is set to be built on the west side of Grand Rapids on June 16. The playground is coming to the site of the former Pulaski Park. Volunteers are needed to help build the park and donations are needed to build a trail.

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There Might Be a New Toll Bridge Coming To Michigan and Maybe That Should Concern You

There are four bridges that cross the Saginaw River in Bay City. Two of them are owned and maintained by the Michigan Department of Transportation while the other two are owned by the city. Those city owned bridges might be sold and tolled.

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Sony’s ‘Clean Version’ Initiative to Make Films Like ‘Step Brothers’ and ‘Captain Phillips’ Safe for Your Kids

Has this ever happened to you? Your kid is browsing the ol’ digital video library for something fun to watch when they settle on Captain Phillips, that contemporary Tom Hanks feel good classic. Unfortunately, it has some “mature content,” like a handful of swears and intense moments, and you don’t even want to think about what Paul Greengrass’ camerawork is going to do to that kid. Lucky for you, Sony’s “Clean Version” initiative is here to sanitize all that questionable content, making several movies in their library fun for the whole family.

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Dan Aykroyd Says ‘Ghostbusters’ Should Have Been More ‘Inclusive to the Originators’

Dan Aykroyd clarified his comments about last year’s Ghostbusters, while Sony responded to his initial statements, made on a British TV show, criticizing director Paul Feig, particularly about costly reshoots Aykroyd claimed killed any possibility of further Ghostbusters sequels.

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West MI’s First ‘Police Ice Cream Truck’ Will Make its Debut in Holland Today!

While we respect the hard work and all that officers do, police are not always highlighted in the best manner. So in order to strengthen the relationship between cops and the community, the city of Holland will be rolling out a Police Ice Cream Truck Tuesday, 6/6...

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Did You Know You Can Give Panhandlers in G.R. a Redeemable Voucher Instead of Money?

If you drive or walk through Grand Rapids, especially downtown, you are bound to see a panhandler or two on the side of the road asking for money...

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Is Shipt About To Start Alcohol Delivery In West Michigan? Yes!

GOOD NEWS!! Soon Shipt will start delivering alcohol with your groceries from Meijer!

Here’s the deal though, it’s not been announced officially...

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Watch The Griffin’s Game Winning Goal In Double Overtime [Video]

Just in case you may have been living under a rock for the last month, the Grand Rapids Griffins have been battling through the AHL Playoffs and are now up two games to zero over the Syracuse Crunch in the Calder Cup...

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National Program Helps West MI Kids Not Go Hungry During The Summer

Summer’s finally here and for millions of school children, that’s awesome!  Sadly for another group of millions of kids, they fear for the summer because they wonder when they’ll eat...

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Tom Cruise Is Probably Gonna Die in These 3 New ‘The Mummy’ Clips

We’re less than a week away from Universal’s latest attempt to launch a Dark Universe, and fans are still uncertain as to what’s in store for their favorite iconic horror characters. With stars like Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe on board, will The Mummy be more action-packed than horrific? Does Cruise have another hit franchise on his hands  —  to go along with the Mission: Impossible and Jack Reacher films  —  or will fans wish that this particular mummy had remained dead?

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Many, Many Unaccredited Writers Worked on the ‘Wonder Woman’ Story

Audiences have grown accustomed to seeing a slew of screenwriter credits on summer blockbusters. A few studios, like Universal and Paramount, have put together writers’ rooms for their biggest franchises; some films also have a host of different writers who either worked to develop the story or hammered out the final screenplay itself. Therefore, fans probably won’t bat an eye when they see three different writers’ names pop up in the Wonder Woman opening credits, but to hear one of the film’s producers tell it, that’s only part of the story. The road to bring Wonder Woman to the big screen involved a whole host of writers who didn’t end up mentioned in the final product.

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Happy Doughnut Day! Here’s Where You Can Get Discounted Doughnuts

Today, June 2nd is National Doughnut Day and people all over will be celebrating by eating more doughnuts than they normally do. Of course, doughnut shops around the country will be celebrating by offering deals and freebies on this delicious dessert...

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