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Police Are Looking for Grand Rapids Armed Robbery Suspect

Police are in pursuit of an armed bank robbery suspect Saturday in Grand Rapids.

According to WZZM-13, the suspect is armed with a shotgun. He was last seen near Dale and Plainfield around 9:30 a.m. after allegedly robbing the Kent County Credit Union, 1619 Plainfield Avenue NE in Grand Rapids.

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Patton Oswalt Literally Brings Down House at LaughFest Show When Backdrop Collapses

Anything can happen at a live show, including pieces of the set falling apart-- which is what happened at Pat Oswalt's LaughFest performance on Friday night.

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Military Releases Names of U.S. Marines Killed In Chopper Crash

WWMT Newschannel 3 reports the names of the special forces Marines who were killed in a helicopter crash have been released, one being from West Michigan and two others from elsewhere in the state.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Cinderella,’ ‘Run All Night’ and ‘It Follows’ [Video]

It's a good weekend for new movies, with Disney's retelling of Cinderella leading the way.

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Lowell Wrestlers Josh Colegrove, Lucas Hall and Zeth Dean Named Co-High School Athletes of the Week

Lowell High School wrestlers Josh Colegrove, Zeth Dean and Lucas Hall, who led the Red Arrows to their second consecutive MHSAA Division 2 state title in addition to capturing individual state titles, are co-winners of the Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week honor.

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Bob Newhart Set to Appear at Tulip Time Festival [Video]

Bob Newhart is not only known for his roles in two hugely successful TV series that carried his name, he was also named one of the top 100 stand-up comedians of all time by Comedy Central.

And now, he's coming to Holland's Tulip Time Festival for a show at Central Wesleyan Auditorium, 446 W. 40th Street, on May 8.

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Ugliest Room in Grand Rapids Found in Eastown, Garnering Homeowner a $10,000 Renovation

It's a big year for the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids, which is celebrating its 70th year.

The association decided to share their celebration, teaming with Option 1 Credit Union to "find the ugliest room in Grand Rapids."

The winner was announced today.

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Texans Attempt to Pronounce Michigan Words with Hilarious Results [Video]

You wouldn't think the English language could change so much throughout a single country, but there's a really big difference in words' pronunciations north, south, east and west.

Moving up here from Texas last year, I've begun learning a lot about how things are said here. And I have to be honest: I'm still not any good at the words.

I will still say 'Mack-in-nack' Island, but mostly for funnies.

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West Catholic High School Student Charged in Death Threat Case Now Faces Child Porn Charges

The 17-year-old who targeted fellow classmates at West Catholic High School with death threats on Instagram is now being formally charged in the case.

Several news outlets are reporting that the teen, Matthew Herrington, is also facing child pornography charges.

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ArtPrize Announces Events, Changes and Grants for 2015

Today, ArtPrize made several announcements about changes and growth planned for 2015 including new opportunities for curators, an expansion of ArtPrize Pitch Night, more grant money and a new showcase event called ArtPrize Tonight.

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West Michigan Women’s Expo Rolls in This Weekend at DeVos Place

The 17th annual West Michigan Women's Expo at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids is this weekend.

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