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Expect Heavy Boat Patrols This Weekend in Michigan for Operation Dry Water

A nice weekend is ahead of us so if you're planning on spending it on the boat than expect heightened boat patrolling beginning today (Friday)...

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Amy Schumer Coming to Kalamazoo’s Wings Event Center October 5

Schumer's performance in Kalamazoo is part of her national #SchumerTour, which she announced on June 23rd via Facebook LIVE. The tour includes many locations around the United States, as well as a handful of international appearances.

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Grand Rapids’ “To-Catch-A-Predator” Launches GoFundMe To Combat Lawsuit

Grand Rapids' very own version of "To-Catch-A-Predator" is back in the news again.  Zach Sweers of the YouTube channel "Anxiety Wars" was launched into the local spotlight after luring child predators into video sting operations around West Michigan...

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Photo by Steven Bohner
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New 42-Story Tower Proposed In Downtown Grand Rapids

A brand new 42-story tower has been proposed as the latest addition to the downtown skyline.  The new development would become the largest building in Grand Rapids and reach 8-stories taller than the current tallest building, the River House Condominiums...

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Frito-Lays is Giving $50K if You Find a Cheeto That’s Shaped Like Other Things

Have you ever looked at your Cheeto and thought "huh... this is an interesting shape?" DON'T EAT IT!

According to Uproxx, now through August 15th if you find a Cheeto that's accidentally shaped like something else you can submit it to the Cheetos Museum and win some big money...

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Power Outage Affecting Nearly 2,500 Homes in Northeast Grand Rapids

According to the Consumers Energy Outage Map, the outage happened at about 9:10 a.m. and was caused by an animal. They expect power to be restored to customers by 12:00 p.m.

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Lucky [Christine George/Townsquare Media]
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Meet Lucky – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

First off the Humane Society of West Michigan is having a $50 dog special (5 months and older) through the month of June which means you need to get down to the shelter and adopt Lucky...

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Grand Rapids Vigilante Who Busted Predators Gets Sued [Video]

Zach Sweers made a name for himself by running predator stings online, and then meeting and busting the predators on camera for his YouTube site, Anxiety War.

Now, one of the guys involved has turned the tables and his suing him.

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You Can Star in the New ‘Transformers 5′ Movie! [Video]

If you're looking for your big break, this is it.

The new Transformers movie just started filming in Detroit on June 20th and they're looking for extras...

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CollegeHumor via YouTube
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72 New Emojis Are Being Released Today.. Including The Best One Yet!

I’m not sure which is more exciting these days: new shows/movies added to Netflix or when new emojis get released?

The people who create the emojis (Unicode Consortium) are releasing 72 new emojis today including a face palm emoji, a dancing man (to go with the dancing woman), a handshake, right and left fists for fist bumping and the best emoji to add...

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You Can Get a Free Doritos Locos Taco at Taco Bell Today!

As we all know now, the Cleveland Cavaliers are the new NBA champs. Even if you were rooting for the Golden State Warriors, everyone wins in the end because you can get free food at Taco Bell today...

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Michigan Ranked As The Fifth Worst State For A Summer Road Trip? That’s Crazy Talk!

The money grubbing web site WalletHub doesn't appreciate Michigan as a travel destination. The site listed the Mitten State as the fifth worst state to travel in.

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