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Free Beer was not good at flippy cup. (Wendy Reed/Townsquare Media)
Free Beer was not good at flippy cup. (Wendy Reed/Townsquare Media)
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America on Tap Was Surrounded by Rain, But we Made the Most of it [Photos]

It rained this morning, and we got a little wet within the last half hour of America on Tap at John Ball Park today. But, the weather held out long enough in between for us to have a fantastic time eating great food, drinking great beer, playing fun games, and listening to some awesome music.

Check out some photos from the day including the breweries, our awesome vendors, all of your smiling faces, and an interesting round of flippy cup between some of you, and Free Beer, Hot Wings, Producer Joe, and Janna.

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America on Tap Beers Listed by Type

We're not going to let this morning's weather keep us from having a great time at America on Tap at John Ball Park this afternoon!

We're gearing up for a great time with awesome beers, delicious food, thoroughly entertaining live music, and more! With over 120 beers from over 60 breweries, the beer list can be a little overwhelming.

Are IPAs more your thing? Maybe you're a mead kind of person? Well, we've separated the beers by type to make things a little easier for you. 

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The Hot Car Challenge Will Have You Breaking Out in a Dangerous Sweat

It's a well-known fact: don't leave kids in cars in the heat. You hear it all the time. Sadly, not everyone gets the message.

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Man Shot in Head in Kentwood

WZZM is reporting that a man was shot early this morning (Saturday) in the Kentwood area.

The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. near an apartment complex by Forest Creek Court. A man is currently in serious condition after being hit in the leg and in the head. Officers say he was shot by his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend following a dispute.

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2 Million Pounds of Frozen Chicken Is Being Recalled

Chances are, you have some of this in your freezer.

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Adorable Little Girl Nails Trick Shots Better Than You Can Do Anything

We've seen trick shots on the internet before. But somehow, they're just not as cute as when this girl does them.

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Hilarious Video Proves Lunch at Your Desk Is the Trendiest Hot Spot in Town

So, you're a working stiff who has trouble stepping away during daylight hours to grab a bite to eat. That's okay because your desk is THE place to wolf down some food.

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Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Police Department
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Man Accused of Photographing and Making Lewd Comments to Grand Rapids Women Arrested

Grand Rapids police have arrested the man accused of making lewd comments to and taking photos of women as they walked down the street.

WOOD TV8 reports that police have arrested 69-year-old Thomas Larry Chubinski on a misdemeanor stalking charge for making sexually suggestive comments to a woman as she walked with her 2-year-old.

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Everyone’s Favorite Summer Beer Festival – America on Tap – Returns to Grand Rapids July 18

Get ready! Everyone's favorite summer beer festival, America on Tap, will be returning to Grand Rapids' John Ball Park Zoo Saturday, July 18!

Enjoy samples of more than 100 beers from a variety of the country’s best craft breweries, plus your favorites from right here in Michigan!

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Ronda Rousey Beats out Floyd Mayweather Jr. for ESPY, Wonders How he Feels About It [Video]

The ESPY Awards aren't all televised, and we're a little sad about that. Mostly because Ronda Rousey won one that wasn't televised, and called out Floyd Mayweather Jr. in spectacular fashion!

After winning the award for "Best Fighter" Rousey did an interview with ESPN in which she wondered aloud, "I wonder how Floyd feels being beat by a woman for once?" Which was a reference to Mayweather's previous convictions for domestic violence.

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This was the only way Doris would let us get a picture!
This was the only way Doris would let us get a picture!
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Doris – Christine’s Pet of the Week

Today was my first Pet of the Week segment and I was so excited about it because I love animals especially dogs! & My first "Pet of the Week" pet couldn't have been more adorable!

Audrey from the Humane Society of West Michigan broug

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Woman Claims Grand Rapids Man Took Photos of and Verbally Harassed Her on the Street

What began as just post on a woman's Tumblr page, has blown up into a picture and story that has been shared almost 110,000 times.

The woman claims that the man drove alongside her as she walked her dog in East Grand Rapids on July 8, snapping photos of her, which she then asked him to delete. The situation eventually escalated into him yelling obscene things at her. 

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