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Counting Crows Added To Frederik Meijer Gardens’ Summer Concert Lineup

More and more acts are slowly being announced for Frederik Meijer Gardens' annual summer concert series.

Monday is was revealed that pop rock band Counting Crows will be coming to the Gardens on July 21st.

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The United States' Omar Bermejo competes in the men's 15-kilometer standing biathlon at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on March 14 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
The United States' Omar Bermejo competes in the men's 15-kilometer standing biathlon at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on March 14 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
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Sochi Winter Games: How Grand Rapids’ U.S. Paralympian Omar Bermejo Did

Omar Bermejo achieved and competed with the world's best Winter Paralympians over the past two weeks in Russia.

The 32-year-old former Marine, who had an amputation of part of a severed arm suffered in a June 2009 motorcycle accident, is from Grand Rapids resident, He took part with Team USA in two nordic skiing disciplines at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Today is Selection Sunday for NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament

Today is Selection Sunday for the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.

Something you should know: Michigan, Michigan State and Western Michigan are all going to be in the 68-team field.

CBS Sports airs the pairings for the NCAA Tournament at 6 p.m. EST today with its "Selection Sunday" special.

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10 Gloriously Green St. Patrick’s Day Foods

Everyone knows that St. Patrick’s Day is the one day out of the year when we’re all Irish. And, apparently that translates into wearing anything green and silly we can get our hands on and having as much to drink as we can carry at one time. But, there’s another strange tradition that has developed in celebration of this day. We can't explain it. Are Irish people really that into unnaturally green food?

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Reportedly Close to Casting Lupita Nyong’o

Though we're still no closer to knowing who will lead 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' the latest casting rumor suggests that '12 Years a Slave' Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o is up to play one of the villains -- or a descendant of Obi-Wan Kenobi -- in the film.

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The Ann Street exit was closed along U.S. 131 because of a chemical reaction at the Haviland Enterprises Inc. plant on Thursday. (Photo: Tim Harris)
The Ann Street exit was closed along U.S. 131 because of a chemical reaction at the Haviland Enterprises Inc. plant on Thursday. (Photo: Tim Harris)
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WZZM-13: Chemical Reaction Contained in Grand Rapids [Video]

The Grand Rapids Fire Department said residents were not in danger following a chemical reaction Thursday morning at a plant on the city's West Side, WZZM-13 reports.

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From the National Weather Service: More Brr!

The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids office has some advice for tonight with it's forecast: Button up.

Brr.

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Meet Harry – Wendy’s Pet Of The Week

Every week, the Humane Society of West Michigan brings in a new furry friend for me to hang out with for a bit, and to be named as “Wendy’s Pet Of The Week“! This week, Carlita from the Humane Society brought Harry to visit!

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Remodeled Planetarium at Grand Rapids Public Museum Opens March 15

After $1.2 million of reconstruction and improvements, Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium at Grand Rapids Public Museum is set to open on March 15.

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A satellite view of the southern half of Lake Michigan on Friday, a day before a record for ice coverage was set. (Photo: NASA)
A satellite view of the southern half of Lake Michigan on Friday, a day before a record for ice coverage was set. (Photo: NASA)
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Extreme Weather: Lake Michigan Sets All-time Ice Coverage Record; Grand River Has Flood Risk

Lake Michigan reached an all-time high level of ice coverage over the weekend while deep snow has many on alert for risk of flooding.

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Celebration! Cinema Helps Wendy Out When She Forgets To Bring Something To Work

I'm forgetful. A couple of months ago, I talked about how I forgot to bring a hair tie to work and had to search frantically around my office for something to use instead. Monday, I forgot to bring chapstick to work, which you all know is the absolute WORST! What is it about chapstick that makes it so that the more you think about it, the more you need it?

Luckily, one of my friends over at Celebration! Cinema saw my plight on Facebook, and sent something over to help me out with my problem.

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Here We Go Again: Winter!

A wintry mix of weather is being forecast for tonight and Wednesday by the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids office.

Here's what the National Weather Service is forecasting:

Light rain will mix

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