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Could You Pass Rob And Christine’s “America” Test?

With the month of “America” wrapping up, (that’s what I think of July, between the 4th, vacations, this year the Made In America rally at the White House, it makes sense that July would be the month of America...

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This Might Be Michigan’s Biggest and Best Fireworks Display – and You’ve Probably Never Seen It

Detroit's Ford Fireworks are famous throughout the state of Michigan. But there's another display a bit further north that just might be the biggest and best fireworks show you've never attended.

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Meet Rosie – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

If you're looking for a pet who's going to show you lots of love and add happiness to your life, Rosie is the girl for you!

Rosie is a sweet two-year-old 50 pound Pitbull mix with a beautiful brindle coat...

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Michiganders Aren’t Very Patriotic Compared to the Rest of America

As we gear up to celebrate Independence Day and our country this coming week, ask yourself are you really celebrating America or are you just in it for the barbecues and fireworks...

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Fireworks-Free Fourth of July Returning to Many Michigan State Parks

The Fourth of July is a time for celebration and fireworks, but many veterans seek an alternative to the loud fireworks displays this time of year.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency are working together to provide alternative camping options for veterans and others, including pet owners, who are seeking a quieter 4th of July.

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Holiday Travel Gets Underway Ahead Of Thanksgiving Weekend
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More People Traveling And Cheaper Gas This Holiday Weekend

This weekend is another holiday weekend which means people will be travelling to lake shores, camp grounds and family homes for weekend getaways...

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My First Amway Family Fireworks

Well, the holiday weekend is over and I hopeyou are adjusting getting back into "work mode." This was my first 4th of July in Grand Rapids and I have to say it was pretty cool...

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How to Launch 8,500 Bottle Rockets in Less Than a Minute [Video]

Happy Independence Day! Please, don't do this.

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Watch Fifth of July Amway Family Fireworks Show Replay Here! [Video]

In case you didn't make it to downtown Grand Rapids for our 5th of July fireworks show, and didn't see or hear them, then you must have been in another state, since the show was huge and amazing!

Thanks to Amway for the amazing fireworks display, honoring all those men and women around the world who serve, and protect America's security and freedoms!

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Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Image
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This Is What Fireworks Look Like From A Drone’s Point Of View [Video]

Happy Birthday America! Check out this fireworks display from a drone flying through. Just beautiful!

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Whitecaps Tickets Going for Only $5 for July 4th and 5th Games

Reserved seat tickets for the West Michigan Whitecaps’ July 4th holiday week games will be offered for a very special $5 price for one day only.

Tuesday, July 2nd, fans can purchase tickets to the Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th games for the special price of $5, more than half off the regular $10.50 price. There is a limit of eight tickets per person for this special.

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Photo By Joe Knight
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And The Winner Of The ‘Caption Contest’ Is…

For the past week, or so, we were looking for a caption for the picture below. Since the Amway 4th of July Family Fireworks and Fun is coming on Wednesday, we wanted to give away something cool, like VIP seating for the family at Ah-Nab-Awen Park to watch the fireworks and an overnight stay at the Amway Grand Hotel on July 4th. The winner was announced earlier today and it was...

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