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Fireworks Season Means Enjoying Community Displays, Celebrating Safely [Video/Infographic]

It's the season for fireworks, which are synonymous with Independence Day celebrations.

July 4 marks the 238th anniversary this year of the United States' independence from England through the Declaration of Independence. It means celebrating our nation's founding through community events, with professionally-done aerial fireworks displays such as the Amway Family Fireworks on July 5 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids.

If consumer fireworks are used at home or elsewhere, enjoy them safely to protect lives and property while embracing Independence Day.

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Re/Max of Grand Rapids’ Family Fun Zone, Hot Air Balloon at Amway Family Fireworks

The Amway Family Fireworks will light up the Grand Rapids skies July 5 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids in celebration of Independence Day.

But before that colorful display next Saturday, Re/Max of Grand Rapids' Family Fun Zone from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST at Ah-Nab-Awen park.

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Independence Day Weekend Fireworks and Activities in West Michigan – 2014

Independence Day weekend will bring many opportunities to celebrate and enjoy fireworks in West Michigan in 2014.

Take a look at our list and have a great Independence Day weekend!

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Follow the Rules of the Water [Sponsored]

Summer is here! It officially arrived last Saturday, and this is truly the season when many love to relax and play out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, says to keep you and those around you safe on the water when boating.

In embracing summer and enjoying the great outdoors on the water and at the beach, here's another tip good for boaters and beach-goers to help you stay safe out there: Follow the rules of the water.

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New Movies This Week: ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ and ‘Met Summer Encore: La Rondine’ [Video]

Okay, so only one new movie this week, but it's a biggie: the fourth installment in the robot-alien-EXPLOSIONS!!! saga based on a 1980s cartoon.

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Man From Planet Zoltron Attacks Police Car In Muskegon County [Video]

Can it get much more weird than this?

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Have a Blast with Amway Family Fireworks on Fifth of July in Downtown Grand Rapids

The Amway Family Fireworks will light up the Grand Rapids skies on July 5 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids in celebration of Independence Day.

The 2014 event marks the fourth year of Amway’s title sponsorship of the annual fireworks display.

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Gov. Snyder Signs Legislation To Change High School Graduation Requirements

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation that will lead to some changes in Michigan’s high school graduation requirements. The changes will affect math, foreign language, and health and physical education classes.

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Ready For A New Career? GRPD Is Hiring!

Think you have what it takes to be a Grand Rapids Police Officer? Time to act, because they are looking for officers.

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Meet Dually – Wendy’s Pet Of The Week

Every Wednesday, the folks from the Humane Society of West Michigan stop by and bring me a new friend to be named as “Wendy’s Pet Of The Week”. This week, Corrie from the Humane Society stopped by with Dually.

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Crews Responding To Fire On Alpine Ave.

 

UPDATE: (12 p.m.) The northbound lanes of Alpine Ave. have been reopened between 7 and 8 Mile Roads.

UPDATE: (11:40 a.m.) After an assessment by the HAZMAT team, fire crews were instructed to let the building burn due to danger from materials inside.

UPDATE: (11:10a.m.)HAZMAT crews are currently on the scene. And Alpine Ave. has been closed both north and southbound between 7 and 8 Mile Roads.

Fire crews are currently responding to a fire at a building on Alpine Avenue.

Crews were called to Fox Pools, located at 6411 Alpine Avenue, between 7 and 8 Mile Roads, just before 10 a.m. Alpine Ave. is being shut down near the scene of the blaze. 

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Phillip Phillips Performs A Live, Intimate Acoustic Show At H.O.M.E. Inside The B.O.B. [Video]

Phillip Phillips played to a sold-out (and drenched) crowd at Frederik Meijer Gardens on Monday night. Because the show was sold out, and we wanted to give fans another chance to see him, we convinced him to do a special show just for Channel 95-7 listeners at H.O.M.E. inside of The B.O.B. on Tuesday afternoon.

Here's the video from the intimate acoustic performance plus photos of the meet and greet that was held afterward. (Video courtesy of the lovely and talented Niki Bloem.)

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