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This is the Very Tip of Michigan’s Thumb and You Can’t Visit It – a Trip to Turnip Rock

Turnip Rock is the very tip of Michigan's Thumb - and it's one of the more difficult spots in Michigan to visit.

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Recycle Those Old Computer Monitors and TVs — For FREE!

Kent County is partnering with a manufacturer-supported recycling program to accept cathode ray tube (CRT) electronic devices at no charge. That means you can recycle your old computer monitors and TVs at no cost to you...

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‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Trailer Invades Comic-Con With Magical New Footage

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them hits theaters in November, returning Harry Potter fans to J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world — or a different corner of it, anyway. Warner Bros. brought the first film in their magical spinoff trilogy to Comic-Con 2016, where they debuted a rather, uh, fantastic new trailer featuring plenty of beasts, indeed.

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Ad For Combination Suitcase/Scooter Filmed At Gerald R. Ford Airport [Video]

First of all, let's give props to a company that came up with a suitcase you can ride like a scooter. I think this is something we all have wanted.

Second, the ad may seem familiar to you, because it was filmed at GRR.

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Why Does ‘Grand Rapids’ Show Up In Serbian On Weather Underground?

When you go to the Weather Underground site to check out the weather in Grand Rapids, the city's name shows up in Cyrillic, an alphabet used in Russia and Serbia.

Weird, to be sure, but why?

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How to Deal With the Heat in West Michigan This Week

Are you ready to sweat your butt off? We are expecting the heat index to be near 100 degrees for the next couple of days. How will you keep cool?.

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5/3rd Bank in Wyoming Robbed, Residents Told to Shelter in Place

Kent County Sheriff's deputies are telling people near M-6 and U.S. 131 to shelter in place while they search for a bank robbery suspect.

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GRFC Hosts Playoff Game Friday [Video]

The Grand Rapids Football Club has come a long way from its highly successful inaugural year. After bumping up to the National Premier Soccer League, the Boys In Blue have earned a playoff spot and will host the Indy Eleven Friday night at Midtown's Houseman Field.

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Garry Marshall, Prolific TV and Filmmaker, Dies at 81

The entertainment world lost a giant yesterday, when Garry Marshall, creator of some of the most popular television shows in the medium’s history and a director of some of the most beloved movies of the last 30 years, died after what The New York Times called “a series of strokes.” He was 81 years old.

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J.J. Abrams Says Anton Yelchin’s Role Will Not Be Recast in Future ‘Star Trek’ Movies

It may seem a bit soon to be discussing the future of a franchise when the latest installment hasn’t even hit theaters yet, but the early buzz surrounding Star Trek Beyond is so positive that Paramount has already announced plans for Star Trek 4. Following the recent, tragic passing of Anton Yelchin, some fans have wondered how the Trek universe will address that loss, and producer J.J. Abrams has an answer.

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How Stressed are You?

Grand Rapids has earned it's way onto another list!

This time wallethub.com ranked 150 cities in the United States to find the most and least stressed areas. They considered many factors including stress related to money, work, family, health and safety, and just how well people cope with stress.

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Kentwood Man Survives 66 Days In The Wilderness, Wins $500,000 [Video]

David McIntyre, 50, is no stranger to the wilderness. He taught survival training in Brazil, and often tested his mettle in the woods of his native Pennsylvania.

The Kentwood resident recently outlasted 10 other contestants on the History Channel reality series 'Alone', owing his win to mental toughness. 

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