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Comedian Brian Regan Hits the Road, Plans Two Michigan Dates [Video]

Brian Regan is one of those rare comedians who not only has the adoration of the public for being one of the funniest guys out there, but also the respect of fellow comics, who all consider him to be one of the best.

Regan's hitting the road this summer and fall, and has planned two Michigan stops, including one in West Michigan.

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Meijer Offers $10 Coupon Following Credit Card Outage

Meijer is offering a discount this weekend to make it up to all of its customers who were not able to shop at its stores late last month because its credit card system failed on two consecutive days.

All of Meijer's 213 stores had 30-minute system outages on Feb. 27 and 28, leaving shoppers unable to pay for their purchases if they were only carrying a credit or debit card.

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Michigan Kick Butts Day Events Target Getting Kids to be Smoke-Free

Kids were kicking butts across Michigan today in places like Grand Rapids, Grand Haven and Hastings, but it wasn't because they were bullying their peers.

They were standing up to Big Tobacco as part of the 20th annual Kick Butts Day.

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Grand Rapids Griffins’ Inaugural Dog Day Is Sunday at Van Andel Arena

Sometimes it's sad leaving your four-legged best friend at home when you head out for a good time.

This Sunday, March 22, your dog can join you at the Grand Rapids Griffins home hockey game!

It's the American Hockey League club's inaugural Dog Day at Van Andel Arena!

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Aurora Borealis Lights Up West Michigan Skies [Video/Photos]

A coronal emission from the sun set off an Aurora Borealis light display seen over most of the northern tier of the United States -- including Michigan -- late last night into this morning.

I feel awful because I failed to get up early like I had planned to view the light show. Thankfully, many in West Michigan packed a camera and shared their beautiful photos on social media.

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Dublin Pub Owner: Founders All Day IPA Is Top Seller on St. Patrick’s Day [Video]

A pub owner in Ireland says a Grand Rapids beer is a top seller in his pub on St. Patrick's Day!

Gareth Cummings, who runs Thomas House in Dublin, gave props to Founders All Day IPA in a Reddit AMA session.

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Ford’s Iconic Pony Car Goes Global [Video]

As the all-new design of the 2015 Ford Mustang rolls off the lots of Ford dealers locally, it is also becoming an international must-have.

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St. Patrick’s Night Skies Might Get Green Tint from Northern Lights [Infographic/Photos]

NASA is reporting that a coronal mass ejection -- it sounds messy, but it's not -- will give Michigan residents a pretty good shot at seeing the Aurora Borealis light up the northern skies tonight, capping St. Patrick's Day with a green light show this evening.

The further north you go, the better your chance of seeing it, but greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan residents may get a view if the skies stay clear, The Grand Rapids Press/MLive Media Group reports.

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Michigan-Fuller Intersection in Grand Rapids will be Closed Two Weeks in April

Possibly the only not great thing about spring is that it marks the beginning of pothole and road construction season in West Michigan.

The City of Grand Rapids announced Monday that a major intersection in Grand Rapids will close for two weeks in April:

The corner of Michigan Street and Fuller Avenue NE will be getting a full concrete overhaul.

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Rockford-Sparta Wins Gymnastics State Title

It was an exciting end to the season as Rockford-Sparta High School gymnastics team won the state championship in Rockford on Friday.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Cinderella’ Reigns Supreme

Suddenly, Disney’s upcoming live action version of Beauty and the Beast is looking like a very wise move. After all, their new take on Cinderella shook the box office out of the doldrums, launching with numbers that feel more at home with the summer than March. Yes, it even took down that might spring movie season titan Liam Neeson.

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Gilda’s LaughFest Crowd Goes For Ride On Pete Holmes’ Goofy Joy Train [Video]

From the onset of his hour long set at the Wealthy Theatre on Saturday night, Pete Holmes was honest with his audience.

He said: "I don't know where this thing is gonna go, but let's just get silly. Let's just have fun."

Holmes sure did, and for the most part, they did, too.

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