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Grand Rapids Man Needs Help Finding His Tortoise

Frank the tortoise is missing!

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World Custard Pie Throwing Championship Was a Creamy Wonderful Mess

In what looked like a scene out of every classic slapstick movie ever made, the World Custard Pie Throwing Championship took place this past weekend.

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6 New Starbucks Drinks

To celebrate 20 years since creating the first Frappuccino drink, Starbucks is adding six new Frappuccino drinks to their menu.

Beginning on June 19, you can vote on your favorite drink at Frappuccino

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June is National Safety Awareness Month – Here are Some Great Safety Tips

It’s summer in Michigan, when thoughts turn to vacations, travel, outdoor activities and do-it-yourself projects. Make safety a top priority this summer with these tips!

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Sun of a Beach Festival Hits Downtown Grand Rapids [Photo Gallery]

Thanks to everyone for coming out to the Sun of a Beach Festival Friday night!

The drinks were cold, the food was hot, the sand was sandy, and Parrots of the Caribbean and ZBTB thoroughly entertained the crowds! Check out some photos from the night! 

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Grand Rapids City Pools Open This Weekend

School's out for the summer, and it's time to start enjoying the nice weather!

In celebration of that, Grand Rapids' city pools will be opening this weekend!

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Five Things to Make Sure You Bring to Sun of a Beach

The Sun of a Beach Festival is tonight in Downtown Grand Rapids, and we want to make sure that you're prepared with everything that you need!

How are we going to make sure that happens? By putting together this list of the five things you need to make sure you bring to Sun of a Beach!

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Kid With Broken Arm STUNNED to Find He’s Wearing a Cast

Kids break their arms. It happens. Kids reacting like? That doesn't happen.

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Revolutionary Blazing Hot Knife Cuts and Toasts Bread at the Same Time

It's the technological innovation you had no idea you needed.

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Woman Quits Pro Wrestling to Donate Kidney to Diabetic Brother

As good a wrestler as Allie Parker may be, she's a much better sister.

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Sun of a Beach Festival Returning to Downtown Grand Rapids June 5

Get ready for cheeseburger in paradise, with your toes in the sand while sipping on your boat drinks as Downtown Grand Rapids is once again converted to Margaritaville!

The Sun of a Beach Festival will be returning to Downtown Grand Rapids on Friday, June 5th from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.!

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Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Police Department
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Grand Rapids Police Looking for Woman Who Stole Beer From a Westside Store

Grand Rapids Police are looking for a woman who they saystole beer from a West Michigan party store - three times.

The GRPD said in a release Thursday that the woman has stolen beer from Danny's Beverage, at Alpine & Richmond, in three separate incidents over a three day-period - May 30, May 31, and June 1.

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