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Photos from the Neon Vibe 5K Finish Line & Post-Party [Photos]

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Neon Vibe 5K at 5/3rd Ballpark on Saturday night!

It was a great night of neon, running, music, dancing and fun! Check out some of the photos we snapped at the finish line and during the amazing post-parties! 

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Channel 95.7′s July 2015 Playlist of Top Songs

Ed Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud

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Where to Park for the Amway Family Fireworks in Downtown Grand Rapids [Maps]

Coming downtown on July 4th doesn't have to be scary! There are lots of places to park, and here's a helpful guide on where they are, and a map to help you find them!

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Amway Family Fireworks Primer

The Amway Family Fireworks are Saturday at Ah-Nab-Awen Park next to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and the Grand Rapids Public Museum along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids.

Activities, including music, entertainment, food, family-friendly fun and more, run from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., with the fireworks going off at 10:30 p.m.

Here's a primer to help you attend and enjoy the Fourth of July event, with the title sponsor being Ada-based Amway. See you there.

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Another Michigan Earthquake? 3.3 Magnitude Quake Confirmed Near Battle Creek

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake has been recorded roughly 8 miles north of Union City, near Battle Creek, according to the United States Geological Survey.

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Grand Rapids Fireworks Laws

'Tis the season for me to get irritated by the people in my neighborhood who have been shooting off fireworks and scaring my dog for the past two weeks.

The upside is, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are days that it is actually LEGAL to shoot off fireworks within the city limits. Not sure what your rights are when it comes to fireworks? Well, we found the info for you. 

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Pregnant Mother Dancing With Daughter Is the Sweetest Thing Since the Invention of Candy

Here's your dose of fantasticness for the day.

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‘Ghostbusters’ First Look: Director Paul Feig Shares Photo of New Ghost-Busting Costumes

Ghostbusters is currently filming in Boston, but aside from the occasional paparazzi photo, we haven’t seen anything official from the upcoming reboot. That all changed today as director Paul Feig tweeted out a photo of the new costumes that will be worn by the leading ladies, and they look pretty great.

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Photos From the Neon Vibe 5K Pre-Party & Race [Photos]

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Neon Vibe 5K on Saturday!

We had such a fun, colorful time with everyone throughout the entire night! Check out some of the photos from the pre-party and the race!

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Get Freaky With These 10 ‘Magic Mike’ Facts!

There are a lot of highly complicated moves in Magic Mike. But, despite the degree of difficulty, Channing Tatum never once used a stunt double. All those backflips, grinds and spins were all his moves. Not bad, but when you consider Tatum himself used to be a male stripper, it all makes sense. This is just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which backs up on ya with Magic Mike.

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Photo courtesy of the Offrink Family
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West Michigan Mother of Two, Fighting Cancer with Husband, Dies

A West Michigan mother of two, who along with her husband was fighting cancer, has passed away.

Shelby Offrink passed away on Sunday, June 28 at the age of 31.

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Buckingham Palace Guard Pulls Rifle on Meddlesome Tourist

Here's a piece of free advice: keep your hands to yourself.

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