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Rob Sparks

I’m the afternoon host on Channel 95.7, 3p-7p weekdays! I’m originally from Fayetteville, Arkansas and most recently moved from southern Missouri, so you may hear a little southern drawl from time to time (especially if we see each other downtown on the weekend, haha!) Before moving to Missouri, I hosted a morning show in South Bend, IN; so I’m cool with snow and lack of constant humidity during the summer. I’m the oldest of 3 brothers and a proud uncle to 3 awesome nephews who are still young enough to think I’m really cool! Other than myself, the only life I’m responsible for is my freaky cat Diggy (who has 7 toes on his front paws, hence the “freaky” part.) I really enjoy getting out and meeting people; friends are the best. I also live to entertain people either with my story telling or cracking jokes. I watch anything with “swamp” in the title as well as a lot of comedies, ‘The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ is one of my favorite shows. I also truly believe that one day I will be friends with famous people (hear me Taylor Lautner and Reed Timmer?!) Truth be told, I’m really stoked to finally live in a city with more than one tall building! If you see me out and about exploring, stop me and say hi! That’s about it... wanna know more, just listen each afternoon. I’m sure you’ll learn more than you wanted.
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Dangerous Swimming Conditions Expected For Lake Michigan This Weekend

With West Michigan experiencing it's first "heat wave" of the summer this weekend, with temps reach the lower 90's by Sunday, the National Weather Service is warning you to stay safe if you're headed to the beaches along Lake Michigan...

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Whitecaps Surprise Grandville Family with a Military Homecoming

It was a very special night, Friday night, during the Whitecaps game against the Dayton Dragons.  *warning, you may cry*

During home games, the Whitecaps honor a local hero serving in the military; occasionally, like Friday night, they honor a service member who is stationed away, by bringing their family onto the field...

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Be Careful Not To Break Any Of These Crazy Michigan Laws

I was recently told about a Michigan law that it was illegal to swear in front of women and children. I couldn’t believe this was (still) a law and after a little searching Michigan State Laws online, I found that it was actually repealed in 2002; but there were a few other “crazy” laws still on the books here in Michigan...

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West MI Chipotle Location Possible Victim Of Credit Card Breach

Chipotle announced on Friday that they have been the victim of a malware attack.

WZZM is reporting that the restaurant chain has new information regarding a breach that happened in March and April where hackers were able to obtain credit card information including numbers, names, expiration dates and security codes...

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Two Guys Are Safe After Their Truck Caught Fire Downtown Grand Rapids

Scary moment for two guys on Saturday night when the truck they were riding in caught fire.

WOODTV8 is reporting that around 7 pm on Saturday night the Ford F150 that Daniel Graham was downtown Grand Rapids, caught fire...

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