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A Peek Into The 2nd Russo’s International Market Location Opening Downtown GR

Whether you work, live or are visiting downtown Grand Rapids, there's now a place to stop a grab dinner, groceries, or a bottle of wine without having to drive to 28th St. or Alpine.

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Enough With The Big — Here’s The Smallest Venue At ArtPrize, A Post Office Box

This may be the year of BIG at ArtPrize, but there's a place downtown that may be the smallest venue at ArtPrize.

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We Are Destroying Temperature Records In West Michigan

Yesterday the thermometer showed 93°F in Grand Rapids, squeaking out the previous record of 92°F on September 21st, 1908.

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You Voted! Grand Rapids’ Favorite Breakfast Restaurant is…

Let this be a reminder to never skip the most important meal of the day!

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Man Pleads Guilty in Lowell Barn Fire that Killed 13 Horses

Payton Mellema, 20, has pleaded guilty to third-degree arson and animal cruelty.

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Baby of West Michigan Mom Who Refused Cancer Treatment Dies Following Mother’s Funeral

When Carrie DeKlyen learned that she had a brain tumor, she refused treatment, including chemo, because it would have meant terminating her pregnancy.

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Admit It, You’ve Tried This Classic Dumb Move On 131 Haven’t You? [Video]

When you see someone else try it, it looks bat-crap crazy, but when you tried it, it made perfect sense at the time, didn't it?

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These Long-Lost Siblings Found Each Other in Rockford

'I am your sister,' she said to Phillip, who never knew he had a sister.

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6 Grand Rapids-Inspired Halloween Costumes You Can Wear this Year

Think local this Halloween!

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Michigan State Police Trooper Injured in Motorcycle Crash in Rockford Passes Away

The Michigan State Police released a statement Wednesday afternoon, stating that Tpr. Timothy O’Neill of the Rockford Post passed away due to injuries sustained in the crash.

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Kent County Sheriff’s Office Encourages Residents to Register With Smart911 So They Can Find You in An Emergency

When you call 911 from your cell phone, police only get a general idea of where you are. Since 82% of 911 calls in Kent County come from cell phones, police say it's a good idea for everyone to sign up for Smart911.

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US Dollar Drops To Two And Half Year Low After Latest N. Korean Missile Launch
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Banned ArtPrize Artist Says He’s Hidden $100,000 In Grand Rapids (But There’s A Catch)

Let's face it, Artist SinGh (real name Gurmeh Singh), like a fly in the kitchen, can be annoying. Just ask anyone who tried to walk around his 'World's Largest Painting' stunt on Monroe Avenue a few years back. That stunt got him banned for life from ArtPrize.

But he loves attention, and this year, he's giving away $100,000 to get it.

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