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Joyous Olympic Weightlifter Gets Green Screened Into Different Places [Video]

David Katoatau of the tiny island nation of Kiribati dances after each lift during the Olympic weightlifting competition.

And because the officials at Rio chose green as the backdrop color for the Olympic Games, amateur video editors can easily slip him into many different dance scenarios.

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Popularity Of Craft Beers Continues To Grow
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How Many Is Too Many? Two More Breweries Announce Openings In Grand Rapids

Have we reached critical mass as far as breweries go In Grand Rapids? The Creston Brewery opened up this week, and the City Built Brewery announced it will open in the Monroe North neighborhood in September.

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Snow Storm Puts Fargo Area  Residents In Limbo As Flood Waters Freeze
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The Most Common Job In MIchigan Is…

Using census data, NPR has drawn a map of the Unites States which lists the most common job in every state.

It's not surprising to find that the most common job in Michigan has shifted from machine operator in 1978 to electronic equipment assembly in 1996, to this job, which incidentally, is the most common job in the country.

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A Summer At The Bottom Of Lake Michigan [Video]

A research team from Wisconsin has released a video recording four months of activity on the lake bed of Lake Michigan. Spoiler Alert: lots of fish make a cameo appearance.

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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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The Last Ever VCRs are About to Be Created

Still have a bunch of movies on VHS laying around? Think you might want to watch them again in the future? Well, if you don't have a working VCR, you're going to want to get your hands on one soon because the last ever VCRs are being manufactured this month.

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A Crash Course in Pokémon Go!

Unlike the rest of the world, I haven't really started playing the Pokémon Go game yet. I have a lot of questions... Just how I am suppose to get involved in this craze that is sweeping the nation? I need to learn how to play the game.

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Which Grand Rapids Suburb Is The Best In The State?

Niche.com has released their annual list of the nation's top suburbs and a GR suburb leads the state rankings, which features three GR suburbs in the top ten.

So which Grand Rapids suburb topped is the best in the state?

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Pokemon GO App Popularity Soars As Australians Join Worldwide Craze
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Thousands Heading Into Downtown Grand Rapids Tonight To Play Pokemon Go

It's not enough that Pokemon Go players have infiltrated my early morning hours downtown, now they're planning a mass gathering Friday night that may draw over 4,000 people.

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Social Media Site Twitter Debuts On The New York Stock Exchange
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Michigan Leads The Nation In Hating Our Jobs

Have you ever Tweeted about how much you hate your job? Apparently lots of people in Michigan do that, leading to our number one ranking in job dissatisfaction.

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How To Play Pokémon Go Without Walking [Video]

One of the goals of the creator of the wildly popular Pokemon Go app was to get people exercising. By making folks walk miles to collect eggs and characters, an non-obtrusive exercise app was born, until some geek hacked it so you can win without walking.

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Don't 'Pokemon Go' Around Police Station
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Police Department Goes on Viral ‘Pokemon Go’ Facebook Rant in Light of Dallas Shootings

Recent events in Dallas and heightened tensions nationwide prompted this PD to make sure "Pokemon Go" players don't let a Charizard get in the way of their safety.

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