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Grand Rapids Public Schools Talks Budget Cuts [Video]

Facing a $13.5 million deficit due to a projected enrollment decline of 400 students, Grand Rapids Public Schools may have to make some tough decisions.

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Wendy Keeps Scaring Herself With A Bruno Mars Cardboard Cut Out [Video]

In preparation for tonight's Bruno Mars concert at Van Andel Arena, I decided to make a cardboard cut out of the man of the evening so that you all can "have your picture taken with Bruno Mars" as you're walking into the arena tonight!

It was a good idea (we did the same thing with Adam Levine when Maroon 5 was here), but I brought it into the studio with me, and now every time I walk in, it scares the crap out of me.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ’22 Jump Street’ Schools ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2′

Everyone expected '22 Jump Street' and 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' to open well, but you won't find many people who expected the raunchy R-rated comedy to open bigger than the family friendly animated adventure. But here we are! Both films opened well, but '22 Jump Street,' like the first film, is has taken a hammer to all expectations.

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Sun of a Beach Festival Brings Sand and Fun to Downtown Grand Rapids [Video/Photos]

Friday was a fun day for Grand Rapids as the beach moved downtown for Sun of a Beach Festival!

We brought the sand, the beer, the food, music and, heck, even a party boat!

The day was beautiful, the beer was cold, the elephant ears were massive and the bands played for hours! There was a dancing, drinking and fun had by everyone who came out to 50 Monroe NW for our party!

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Be Weather Ready [Sponsored]

Many look forward to relaxing and playing out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, says to keep you and those around you safe on the water when boating.

Michigan Safe Boating Week runs through Saturday and National Marina Day is Saturday.

In embracing those campaigns and seeking to help you enjoy getting out on the water for relaxation, recreation and to enjoy the great outdoors, here's another boating tip to help you stay safe out there.

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Beer is Here! 36th Annual National Homebrewers Conference is in Beer City USA

The 36th annual National Homebrewers Conference, hosted by the American Homebrewers Association, is being held this week at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids.

And what better place to hold a National Homebrewers Conference than in Beer City USA, where home brewing is alive and well!

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Eastern massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) on Beaver Island in Michigan. (Getty Images/ Photo Researchers)
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DNR Offers Tips For People Who Encounter Snakes

If you're like me, when you encounter a snake you quickly scream and run away. Don't judge. Our friends at the DNR put together a cheat sheet on what to do if you come across our slithery little friends.

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How Well Do You Know Michigan? Check Out These Random Facts

52 random facts about Michigan, but we already knew these things. Right?

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P.F. Chang’s Investigating Potential Nationwide Data Breach

The popular chain restaurant P.F. Chang’s China Bistro (with one location here in Grand Rapids on the East Beltline) is investigating a possible data breach that may have impacted customers across the nation.

USA Today reports that the first report of this breach came from a cyber security blogger named Brian Krebs. Krebs is also the man who uncovered the data breach at Target stores.

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Lagrand & Lowery PLLC Legal Services

Criminal Law Attorney Services
Their attorneys have a breadth of experience in the field of criminal law and they have successfully defended clients in a variety of cases including serious criminal prosecutions and smaller misdemeanor trials.

They provide

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Meet The Criminal Defense Attorneys

David LaGrand
David LaGrand graduated from Calvin College in 1988 with a Bachelor in Arts degree in History. After graduate work at the University of Michigan in History, LaGrand went on to earn a law degree from the University of Chicago in 1992.

David worked for eight years as an Assistant Kent County Prosecutor. In 2000, Davi

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Phillip Phillips Intimate, Acoustic Concert At The B.O.B.

Channel 957 is bringing Phillip Phillips to H.O.M.E inside the B.O.B. on Tuesday, June 24 (12:30 p.m.) for an exclusive, intimate acoustic performance!

The only way to get in is to win tickets from FROM US!

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