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Rodrick Shonte Dantzler/wzzm 13
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Multiple Shootings in Grand Rapids-The Latest

Here's what we know so far, from our broadcast partners at WZZM 13...
"Grand Rapids Police are on multiple crime scenes on Grand Rapids NE side" Grand Rapids Police Chief Kevin Belk tells our crew on the scene that a total of seven people are dead, including one child.

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“Locals Who Have Made It Big-Grand Rapids Top 5″

Lots of people from the Grand Rapids area have gone on to bigger and better things--Here is our Top 5 of "Locals who have made it Big-Grand Rapids"

Photo by TJ Hamilton/Grand Rapids Press
Photo by TJ Hamilton/Grand Rapids Press
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Grand Rapids Fireworks Thoughts?

Of Course we have fireworks this Monday! I'm looking forward to them downtown GR. What I'm more looking forward to is the fact the community comes together... downtown.

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Buffalo Wild Wings coming to downtown Grand Rapids!/flickr
Buffalo Wild Wings coming to downtown Grand Rapids!/flickr
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B-Dubs Coming To Downtown Grand Rapids!

Or maybe as you like to call it, Buffalo Wild Wings! BW3 will be coming to downtown Grand Rapids! The local franchise president told WZZM 13 news that he is working on an agreement to buy the former Tap House sports bar on Ionia Avenue and turn it into a Buffalo Wild Wings.

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Millennium Park (Kent County) Beach
Millennium Park (Kent County) Beach
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Let’s Celebrate The First Day Of Summer

The first day of Summer officially begins at 1:16pm today (6/21)  and it's gonna be a hot and muggy day.  I think we should celebrate by jumping into a lake.  There is a chance for thunderstorms but some of the meteorologists are saying the heavy stuff may hold off until later this afternoon or evening

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The Steam Pig-Google Images
The Steam Pig-Google Images
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The Huge Steam Pig Downtown Is For Sale!

WZZM 13 reports the giant ArtPrize finalist Steam Pig is looking for a new home.  The team that designed and built The Steam Pig in downtown Grand Rapids is putting it up for sale to help cover outstanding bills. The PIG which is around 36 feet tall is located now in the parking lot of the B.O.B.

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Barb Sampson/Festival Facebook
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Grand Rapids 2011 “Festival” In Pictures…

And the first "Big" summer event is in the books! Festival off the Arts 2011 wrapped up Sunday afternoon in Downtown, and quite possible 740 million people were in attendance. OK, maybe not quite 740 million, but it was alot!

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Diane Sawyer/donors1.org
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Grand Rapids Named “People Of The Week” By ABC World News Tonight! [VIDEO]

Congrats Grand Rapids! Rob Bliss' Lip Dub continues to garner acclaim both on and off the 'Net. ABC (Channel 13 here in West Michigan) has named Grand Rapids "People Of The Week" on it's World News program airing tonight at 6:30!

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This morning on the show, Grand Rapids was featured very nicely on the show.
This morning on the show, Grand Rapids was featured very nicely on the show.
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Grand Rapids Highlighted On The Bob & Tom Show

During this morning's show, Bob, Tom, Kristy & Chick McGee talked at length about the "Grand Rapids Lipdub Video", also featuring it on their website at BobandTom.com

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The Grand Rapids Lip Dub Video Debuts On YouTube

Five Thousand People. 5 full takes. Almost an entire day (sunup to sundown) of filming. Even a John Gonzales sighting...What more could make the Great Grand Rapids Lip Dub even greater?

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My family-Mothers Day 1992
My family-Mothers Day 1992
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Best Ways To Honor Mom On Mothers Day In West Michigan–Mark Roberts Top Five

My Mom passed away a few years ago but some of my best memories of mom are from Mothers Day celebrations. First off here's a short history lesson on the origins of Mothers Day. Did you know that the first official celebration of mothers in the United States took place in 1858? Anna Reeves Jarvis

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Paul Jendrasiak/Flickr
Paul Jendrasiak/Flickr
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Easter Egg Hunts Take Over The City! And Kent County For That Matter

Here's a list of most of the local Hunts, thanks to our friends at GRNow.com...

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