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Rain, Rain, & More Rain Forecasted For Grand Rapids

I hope you enjoyed the warm sunshine we had on Easter Sunday, like I did, because it may have been our only break from bad weather for another long stretch of time!

Starting today through Thursday we are expected to get at least two inches of rain that may cause flooding along the Grand and Thornapple Rivers.

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Help set a new Guiness Book of World Records by changing diapers!
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Can Grand Rapids Break The Diaper Changing World Record?

Grand Rapids is trying to go green and clean!  There's nothing like a fresh diaper change to fight baby rash and unwanted odors!

This Saturday you can help break a Guiness Book of World Records of the most cloth diaper changes at one time.

The idea is to bring awareness to the benefits of reusing diapers to keep the disposable ones out of the landfills.

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(Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
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Bob Seger Coming Back To Grand Rapids For Second Show

We asked for it, and we got it! Bob Seger will be returning to Van Andel Arena on Saturday May 28th!

Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday April 29th!

You can get them at livenation.com, the Van Andel

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(via flickr user NoHoDamon)
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Grand Rapids Spring Dates That Won’t Make You Broke

Let’s face it, in this economy paying our own way is is pretty expensive. Add in another person, it can get pretty pricey just to go on the most basic of dates.  But it's Spring (even if it doesn't seem that way), and love is supposed to be in the air.  Here are some great not-so-expensive springtime dates.

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Grand Rapids Launches Rewards-Based Recycling Program

The state's first public/private recycling incentive project debuted today in Grand Rapids. The program, called mygrcitypoints.com is an innovative, web-based  program that allows City of Grand Rapids residents to earn points simply by using their city-issued single-stream recycling carts. It's a joint venture between the City of Grand Rapids and Local First, and representatives from both parties launched the initiative at a press conference this morning.

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2012 Art Prize Rule Changes!

The talent pool for next year's Art Prize competition in Grand Rapids will shrink by the top ten winners selected this year.
That makes a ton of sense since the idea is to give all artists a fair shot at winning some prize money and recognition in the community for his or her accomplishment.  If the same people win every year then the competition will lose its appeal and possibly intimidate some up and coming artists from ever applying.

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Katy Perry Coming To Grand Rapids On Her 2011 Tour

Katy Perry will be hitting the stage at Van Andel Arena on September 11, according to an announcement on her website today! Tickets go on sale April 30th at 10am.

The Grand Rapids show is part of a series of brand-new U.S. dates on her California Dreams 2011 Tour.

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Parking prices may even out to draw people downtown!
Feed the meter! (Photo via flickr.com/photos/mr_t_in_dc)
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Grand Rapids Parking Price Drop?

Parking downtown Grand Rapids can be so frustrating AND expensive, depending upon where you find a spot.

Now the city parking commission is being asked to consider lowering the monthly fee of lots north of Fulton in order to draw customers from the south lots that seem to be more full and less expensive.

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Fuller Avenue exit ramps off of I-196 are closed through Monday
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Fuller Exit Closes In Both Directions …

According to mlive.com, starting at 10 p.m. Friday night, Grand Rapids commuters will not be able to exit onto or off of Fuller Avenue in both directions of I-196 for bridge work.

The lane closures extend through 5 a.m. Monday.

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Meet Bert and the Screech Owl from John Ball Zoo!
Give me a name! (Photo taken by Krys Bylund)
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Help Name JBZ’s Screech Owl By Party For The Planet Event!

The pic is a little dark, but you can see that Mr. Screech Owl is pretty tiny ... and he needs a name!

Post your entries in the comment space below and share this story with a friend so we can get as many names as possible!

John Ball Zoo director, Bert Vescolani spent the morning with me in the Channel 957 studio to talk about all of the amazing animals, sea creatures, reptiles and birds that live at the zoo in Grand Rapids AND to personally invite you to their annual Party For The Planet event on Saturday!

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(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Sick Puppies Coming to Grand Rapids

Channel 957 brings you the Sick Puppies Saturday June 11th at 5/3rd Ballpark!
Featuring The Sick Puppies with special guests Hinder & Seether.

Tickets are just $30 for field seats and $25 bucks for stadium seats.

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(Photo by Don Murray/Getty Images)
(Photo by Don Murray/Getty Images)
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Grand Rapids Police Say No Gun Was In Building

Edit: (2:50pm)

Police have cleared an office building  in the 3500 Block of Lake Eastbrook after receiving reports of a possible gunman in the building.

Officers searched the East Lake Office Center and say that they didn't find anyone with a gun

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