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Insane Inflatable 5K Grand Rapids Coming to Millennium Park Adds Second Day in Mid-August [Video]

The Insane Inflatable 5K -- a dynamic fun run series comprised of inflatable obstacles -- coming to Grand Rapids at Millennium Park is now on Aug. 15 and 16.

The second day was just added because of local demand.

The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile run) isn’t focused on running. Instead, it's about having fun negotiating oversized inflatable obstacles on a challenging course requiring imagination, creativity and a heaping helping of insanity.

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Loren Filion
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East Grand Rapids Boys’ Swimming’s Andy MacGregor Named High School Athlete of the Week

Andy MacGregor, a junior who claimed two individual state titles and was on a state champion relay for East Grand Rapids High School boys' swimming team, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Allegiant Air Pilots’ Strike Could Affect Grand Rapids Travel This Week

Flying Allegiant Air anytime soon?

A pilots' strike that could begin as early as Thursday (April 2) could impact your spring break travel plans.

Reuters reports that the strike follows more than two years of unsuccessful contract talks and several allegations made by the union and management alike.

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Is a Knockout for Manny Pacquaio

Butterfinger Cups is touting itself as the go-to treat for Manny "Pacman" Pacquaio, who is the reigning WBO welterweight world champion and is defending his title next month.

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Grand Rapids Griffins Prank Fans with Fake Parking Tickets for April Fools’ Day

Parking tickets suck. Think about that feeling of dread you get when you see a ticket on your car.

Then, imagine that feeling turning to joy when you realize it's actually a free ticket to a Grand Rapids Griffins' game!

Nice one, Griffs.

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Wee Difference For April Is Degage Ministries [Video]

Serving 400 to 500 individuals daily, Dégagé Ministries offers help and hope to homeless and disadvantaged individuals in our community.

Its mission is "to reflect the love of Christ to all who come through our doors by building relationships and offering programs that offer dignity and respect".

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University of Michigan Alum Could Win $1 Million If MSU Wins NCAA Tournament

ESPN is reporting that a University of Michigan alumnus could benefit in a big way if Michigan State wins the NCAA Championship.

In November (when the Spartans weren't exactly doing the best), Derek Stevens went to the Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas and placed a $20,000 bet on the Spartans to win it all. That's a pretty crazy bet coming from a U of M grad! Stevens, though, is the owner of The D Casino in Las Vegas, so he knows a little bit about gambling.

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Michigan Man Proposes to Girlfriend Using Kangaroo [Video]

A Michigan woman is feeling very happy -- or, perhaps more appropriately, hoppy -- after one of the more unique marriage proposals ever.

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Brian Rasic / Rogers & Cowan
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The Rolling Stones Announce North American Summer Tour, with July 8 Detroit Date

The Rolling Stones will be back on the road — and back in the United States — this summer.

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Michigan State Fan Offering Kiss, Boob Flash for Tickets to NCAA Final Four

Michigan State University's men's basketball team’s NCAA Final Four run has Spartans fans across the nation searching everywhere for tickets.

One young Spartans fan is totally willing to trade her dignity for seats at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis to watch Michigan State play.

Her Craigslist Indianapolis post offers a kiss and a boob flash in exchange for tickets.

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Lake Michigan Ice Floe Is Beautiful, Terrifying at Same Time [Video]

The big lake continues its annual melt as we move toward April, and this video of Lake Michigan ice floes pushing through Green Bay, Wis., on Sunday is a wonderful look at the power of nature.

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Do You Understand What Proposal 1 Is About? [Video]

We've all seen the TV commercials about the upcoming May 5 vote on Proposal 1.

Those ads certainly lead you to believe the proposal would increase the sales tax one percent and that money would be used on roads, right?

Well, kind of.

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