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Guide to Easter Brunch in Grand Rapids

Easter offers a great opportunity to celebrate with family and friends. Easter in West Michigan also offers delicious brunches to keep you out of the kitchen and spending time with those you love.

View our list of delicious Easter brunches in Grand Rapids!

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Is Fajita Republic on the Beltline Closed For Good?

It was a favorite for Taco Tuesdays, happy hours, and Cinco de Mayo, but has it closed its doors for good?

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Ottawa County Girls’ Softball Coach Arrested for Alleged Criminal Sexual Conduct

44-year-old Thomas Barnes Galloway, a softball coach from Spring Lake, has been arrested for alleged sexual assault against a former player who was 13-years-old at the time.

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Five Signs That Spring Is REALLY Here In Grand Rapids

Sure the calendar has clicked to March 21, indicating that the Spring Vernal Equinox has occurred and spring is officially here, but with snow in the forecast later this week, it looks as though spring will be a little late for us in West Michigan.

Here are five signs I look for in Grand Rapids to indicate that spring is REALLY here.

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Grand Haven Named No. 2 ‘Best Freshwater Beach in the U.S.’

Grand Haven State Park held the lead for quite a bit... but somehow, just got edged out and ended up the No. 2 Best Freshwater Beach in the U.S. according to a USA Today and 10 Best Poll.

Michigan did have the most beaches in the running, though, with six beaches among the 20 that readers could choose from.

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Possible Sexual Assault Near Grand Valley Being Investigated

The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department was called early Sunday morning to Country Place Townhouses near Grand Valley State University's Allendale Campus with a report of a sexual assault.

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Happy St. Oberon’s Day!

Monday, March 21 is a special day in West Michigan. It's the day that the first kegs of Oberon will be rolled out for the season.

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Rockford Man Will Attempt To Become The World’s Best Tree Climber [Video]

Did you know that there is a World Tree Climbing Championship? It takes place April 2 in San Antonio, TX and a local man, Lucas Drews, is among the competitors.

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Wear Orange on March 24 to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger in West Michigan

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket and dozens of West Michigan schools, businesses and organizations by wearing orange on Thursday, March 24, to raise awareness of childhood hunger.

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Alleged Kalamazoo Shooter Jason Dalton Has NOT Filed a Lawsuit Agains Uber

The lawsuit allegedly filed by Kalamazoo shooting suspect Jason Dalton is a hoax, according to Kalamazoo County Undersheriff Paul Matyas.

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Bumble Bee Recalls Over 30,000 Cases of Tuna

Check your cabinets because Bumble Bee has recalled about 31,500 cases of their 5 oz. canned chunk light tuna.

According to Bumble Bee's website, the recall is
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Switch Lists First Job Openings for Gaines Township Data Center

Switch is hiring for their new 2 million square-foot, $5 billion SUPERNAP data center at the site of the former Steelcase pyramid in Gaines Township.

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