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Restaurant Week’s Grand Cocktail Competition [Photos]

Part of Restaurant Week that everyone looks forward to is the Grand Cocktail Competition in which area restaurants try to come up with their best cocktails using specific ingredients.

This year, restaurants were asked to use Herradura Tequila to make their most creative summer cocktail and their most creative Julep using Woodford Reserve.

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Photo Courtesy of Becky Connor Robirds via Facebook
Photo Courtesy of Becky Connor Robirds via Facebook
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Missing Middleville Teen Found

Haily VanderHeide has been missing since Monday, July 27, 2015. She was last seen at her home in Middleville on July 27 at 12:00 a.m.

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Picture of Rooftop Suspect Goes Viral

This Grand Rapids man sure knows how to play hide-and-seek!

Last Friday, two police officers in Grand Rapids were searching for a man suspected of domestic violence at his home. When officers arrived, they were surprised to find no one answering the door.

What police did not realize was the suspect was hiding right above them. A neighbor snapped a photo of the scene, which has gone viral on imgur, with over 2.7 million views already.

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Grand Rapids Police Looking for Suspects in Downtown Assault [Video]

The Grand Rapids Police Department is looking for a group of teens who assaulted a man downtown near Monroe Avenue and Louis near Rosa Parks Circle.

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Someone in GR May Have a $1 Million Lotto Ticket

A lottery ticket worth $1 million, sold in Grand Rapids, and has yet to be claimed.

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Former Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle Allegedly Paid for Sex With Teen

According to FBI subpoenas viewed by Business Insider, former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle allegedly paid a 16-year-old girl $100 for sex.

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Live Music Comes to Downtown Rockford Tuesday Nights

Looking for a way to enjoy great local music outdoors this month? Look no further than downtown Rockford!

The United Bank Rogue River Blues Series takes place every Tuesday night at Garden Club Park, and this week (Tuesday, August 4) will feature Grand Rapids' own The Crane Wives

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High Winds Leave Thousands Without Power in West Michigan

Sunday night's severe weather and high winds left nearly 200,000 without power across Michigan, including over 20,000 in West Michigan.

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A Town With No Cell Phones [Video]

Imagine no cell phones, no WiFi, and limited use of things such as a microwave. That's the case for the small town of Green Bank, West Virginia.

The town falls in a 13,000 mile radio quiet zone surrounding the Green Bank's National Radio Astronomy Observatory, which has the largest steerable telescope in the world. The town still has coin operated payphones, and some houses don't even have electricity.

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Most Uncomfortable Words For Women [Video]

We all have that one word (or sometimes multiple words) that we can't stand to hear. Because of this the company Knixwear and the University of Pennsylvania recently did a study of the most uncomfortable words for women.

In attempts to develop more comfortable underwear, Knixwear, and linguistics expert from the University of Pennsylvania found many women cringed at hearing words describing underwear.

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Baby Owl Interrogated [Video]

A sheriff in Colorado had a very unexpected day when he had to try and move a baby owl out of the middle of the road. Seems like an easy enough task right? Well, that's what the sheriff thought until he realized that the owl had different ideas.

The little Northern Saw-Whet Owl was caught standing in the middle of a road near a campground in Boulder, Colorado.  The deputy gets out of his car and tries moving it to safety and that's where things get entertaining.

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High Wind Causes Power Outage Across West Michigan, Storms Expected Tonight

Sunday afternoon and evening brought high winds into much of West Michigan causing power outages across the area.

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