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Amway Family Fireworks Entertainment Spotlight – 566 Air National Guard Band of the Midwest

We’re gearing up for the 2016 Amway Family Fireworks at Ah Nab Awen Park on July 2nd! Leading up to the event, we want to give you a glimpse into some of the great performers you’ll be seeing throughout the evening leading up to the fireworks.

This time we’re highlighting the 566 Air National Guard Band of the Midwest!

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

It's kitten season and the Humane Society of West Michigan has a ton available for adoption, including Lavender! Lavender is a 2-month old female who has a lot of energy, loves to talk and is very sweet...

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Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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The Amway Family Fireworks – Where Should I Park?

Where should you park when you come downtown for the Amway Family Fireworks? Here's a handy map to assist you.

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Christine George/Townsquare Media
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What Does This Strawberry Billboard Mean? [Picture]

Have you ever looked at a billboard and thought WTF? That's what happened to me yesterday afternoon.

I was driving home when I passed by a billboard, on the corner of 44th and Kalamazoo in Kentwood, with a giant strawberry on it...

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I-96 Shut Down in Both Directions Following Crash Near Coopersville

All eastbound and westbound lanes of I-96 are shut down this afternoon near Coopersville following a serious crash.

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Holiday Travel Gets Underway Ahead Of Thanksgiving Weekend
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More People Traveling And Cheaper Gas This Holiday Weekend

This weekend is another holiday weekend which means people will be travelling to lake shores, camp grounds and family homes for weekend getaways...

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Jeff Spicer/Getty Images
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Things We Yelled During Last Night’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale

We kept a running list of things that we randomly yelled/thought during the finale and figured we'd share. Be warned, there will be some spoilers, so if you haven't seen the episode yet, stop reading right now.

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Courtesy of Upstage Crew Blues Band
Courtesy of Upstage Crew Blues Band
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Amway Family Fireworks Entertainment Spotlight – Upstage Crew Blues Band

We’re gearing up for the 2016 Amway Family Fireworks at Ah Nab Awen Park on July 2nd! Leading up to the event, we want to give you a glimpse into some of the great performers you’ll be seeing throughout the evening leading up to the fireworks.

This time we’re highlighting Upstage Crew Blues Band!

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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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19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards - Show
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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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Zach Sweers, GoFundMe.com
Zach Sweers, GoFundMe.com
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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
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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