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    Oct 17, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Live Nation announced Friday that Country Music Superstar Luke Bryan will make a tour stop in Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena on February 10, 2015 . Bryan, who was named Academy of Country Music Awards' Entertainer of the Year in 2013 brings his That's My Kind of Night Tour to Van Andel Arena along with special guests Randy Houser and Dustin Lynch.

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  2. Man with BB Gun Near GVSU Pew Campus ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    From our partners at WOOD TV: Grand Rapids police have arrested a man in connection to a weapons complaint near Grand Valley State University's Pew Campus. Grand Rapids Police were talking with the suspect while investigating a separate complaint, when they realized he matched the description of the person walking around campus Wednesday with a gun, according to GVSU statement.

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  3. Grand Rapids judge to resign.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids Judge Benjamin Logan will retire. He had a heart attack a year ago and has decided 25 years on the bench is long enough.

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  4. Are low gas prices a bad thing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Price watcher GasBuddy.com shows an average price in Grand Rapids of $3.09 as of Wednesday. While up, the price is still below the national average price of $3.11 for a gallon of regular unleaded.

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  5. GRap takes beer title -- againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids holds the distinction of the best beer city in the country, a public-opinion survey from USA Today finds. "Grand Rapids - a riverfront city just east of Lake Michigan - has at least a dozen breweries and its convention and visitor bureau does a bang-up job of enticing beer drinkers, brewers and connoisseurs to visit," the result from Wednesday's read.

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  6. GR Cops surprise two burglarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids police got the jump on two people breaking into a home in the 15 hundred block of 36th street around two this morning.

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    Oct 14, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids will be the host city for the State Games of America in 2017, according to an announcement from the National Congress of State Games Tuesday morning. The State Games of America is a national, Olympic-style competition that hosts the gold, silver and bronze medal winners from 31 state competitions around the country, including Michigan's Meijer State Games.

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  8. Gov Snyder campaigns in GR today.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Governor Snyder will be campaigning in Grand Rapids this afternoon. He'll speak at the second annual Women Strengthening Michigan Forum at the Grand Rapids Association of Realtor's building on Kenmore at 2:30.

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  9. Trevor Slot Memorial Run todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    A run is being held in honor of a western Michigan police officer who was run over and killed by two suspects fleeing from a bank robbery. The third annual Trevor Slot Memorial 5K was planned for Saturday in Walker.

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  10. Tickets in the bike lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Beginning next month the city of Grand Rapids will now be allowed to ticket cars parked in bicycle lanes, after city commissioners approved an amendment to the General Traffic Regulations Ordinance. Since 2010 bike lanes have begun to pop up in Grand Rapids with a half mile of lanes.

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  11. Fleetwood Mac Coming to Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    From our partners at WOOD TV: Fleetwood Mac announced they will be playing in Grand Rapids as part of their "On with the Show" tour. Fleetwood Mac will be performing on Jan. 20 at the Van Andel Arena.

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  12. There's Never a Good Excuse for Robbing a BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Rawshah Amin Dean, a thirty year old Grand Rapids man. The man accused of robbing a Cutlerville Bank of America told authorities he did it to pay off his drug dealers, according to court documents.

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  13. West Michiganders Take Home 'Code Michigan' WinningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    A team from the Grand Rapids area has taken home $15,000 following a three-day Michigan event for civic-minded software developers and designers. The state says Eric Buehler, Josh Hulst and Ryan Graffy won the $5,000 first-place prize in Newaygo and the $10,000 "Code Michigan'' grand prize.

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  14. Pure Michigan Fights Off 'The Haunt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    The owner of The Haunt in Northwest Grand Rapids says he really did not know that Pure Michigan is some sort of owned trademark. So that's why he's put up a website called " PureMichiganFear.com " and enacted associated social media accounts, promoting The Haunt heading into Hallowe'en.

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  15. Plea offered to GR air soft shooters.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids prosecutors have offered the two kids who'd been driving around shooting at people with an airsoft gun a plea deal. If they plea to the current charges nothing more will be added. 1 comment

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    Oct 7, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    A worst case scenario crash this morning changes the lives of many in the community and school near southwest of Grand Rapids. The crash occurred at 6:00am on 36th Avenue between Port Sheldon and Baldwin Streets in Georgetown Township, where there's a dip in the roadway, police say.

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  17. Former GR Man Shot To Death In WyomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Marilyn Asher, a spokeswoman for the family of Tyler Burns, says Burns died shortly after 6 p.m. Monday.Robin Burns of Grand Rapids says her son was shot in the arm, side and the top of his head. Cheyenne police spokesman Dan Long says a disturbance at Frontier Mall preceded the shooting, which happened at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday near Martin Luther King Jr. Park.

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  18. No more GR notes home from Teacher.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    For some Grand Rapids students they won't have worry anymore about bringing home a "dreaded not from the teacher". Now some teachers are trying an experimental program when the content of any note is texted to a parent.

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  19. Parking permits now required in GR neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    The buildup of the Medical Mile has led to parking problems in one Grand Rapids neighborhood, but that may soon change since parking for non-residents will become much more expensive. Starting Wednesday, drivers who park in the Belknap Lookout neighborhood, which is located on the north side of I-196 just blocks from Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital, will no longer be able to park without a special permit on weekdays.

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  20. Cher rescheduled Grand Rapids dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    "The one and only Cher, whose phenomenally successful 'Dressed to Kill' tour was postponed for several weeks due to the star's recent illness, has now confirmed the newly rescheduled dates," organizers said.

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