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The City Of Grand Rapids Is Hosting A Job Fair, Hiring 300 Positions

The city of Grand Rapids is expected to lose around 300 employees to retirement in the next three years.  There will be a wide variety of job opportunities available...

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Three Michigan Cities Named On List Of America’s Most Affordable Cities

Every year, Forbes ranks America's most affordable cities to live in based on housing, food, utilities, gas, transportation, and medical expenses...

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The Griffins Surprise Meijer Shoppers by Paying for their Groceries

The Grand Rapids Griffins are at it again, this time at Meijer.

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HELLO! Mark Wahlberg Is In Grand Rapids!!!!

ATTENTION EVERYONE

Mark Wahlberg was spotted in Grand Rapids!!

More specifically, he was spotted having lunch at the Six One Six Lounge at the JW Marriott according to MLive...

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Multiple Outback, Carrabba’s & Bonefish Grill Restaurants Will Be Closing

After Carrabba's in Kentwood randomly closed their doors last week it left people wondering "why?!" Now we may have an answer.

WXYZ Detroit reports that Bloomin' Brands, the company that owns not only Carrabba's but Outback Steakhouse and Bonefish Grill, will be closing multiple locations of each restaurant, nationwide...

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Kids in Michigan Aren’t Required to Attend Kindergarten, But That Could Soon Change

A new bill that's been introduced in the Michigan legislature would not only require all Michigan kids to attend kindergarten, it would also require all schools to offer full-day kindergarten.

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CMU’s Mighty Mite: Marcus Keene Leads The Nation In Scoring [Video]

A friend asked me if I wanted to head up to Mt. Pleasant to watch Central Michigan play Saturday. I immediately was interested because a 5-9 guard has been on fire for the Chippewas and everyone I know who loves college basketball said 'you gotta see this kid play'.

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Something Wicked is Coming to Grand Rapids

There is some real excitement coming to Grand Rapids. Something very Wicked! Wait a minute.....it is WICKED!

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Do You Live in Kent County? You Could Go to Italy for FREE!

Did I mention its for an entire month?!

You could spend a whole month in Perugia, Italy learning Italian for FREE. So what's the catch...

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Around The Games: Day 6 - 2014 Winter Olympic Games
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Top 5 Warm February Day Activities That Are Pure Michigan

Record temperatures were set throughout the state this weekend, and that meant getting outside and doing the things only Michiganders suffering from cabin fever are apt to do.

I witnessed all five of these things this weekend.

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The 10 Richest Counties In Michigan According To Their Tax Returns

After the IRS released their data from Michigan's Federal Tax Returns, MLive created a cool interactive map with tons of information about 2014 tax returns from every county in Michigan...

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Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and More Coming to Meijer Gardens This Summer

About this time of year, we all begin to get antsy to find out the lineup for the Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series. And, about this time of year, the Meijer Gardens begins "trickling out" information about who's coming. So, here's your "trickle."

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