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Catch Wendy Reed while you work, Middays on Channel 95-7. Tune in to stay current with what’s happening in West Michigan, and for the best mix of hot hits in Grand Rapids. Wendy is equally likely to compliment your cute shoes, condemn you for wearing leggings as pants, or invite you out to drink beer and watch a baseball game. Wendy loves her dog (Harry Potter), New Kids On The Block, live blogging her life, and eating out (aka not having to cook). Her hobbies include Facebook, reading, and pinning crafts on Pinterest that she’ll never make. Stream online at mychannel957.com!
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Tanya Klunder of Wyoming Wins Take Me Out to the Ballgame Contest

Congratulations to Tanya Klunder, of Wyoming!

She is the winner of 97.9 WGRD's Take Me Out to the Ballgame contest!

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Crash Shuts Down Southbound 131 In Wyoming

UPDATE (12:55 PM): Southbound US131 at 36th is now open.

UPDATE (11:15 AM): Northbound US-131 after 44th Street now has all lanes open. Southbound US-131 remains closed at 36th Street.

ORIGINAL STORY: Southbound US-131 is currently closed due to a serious crash just south of 36th Street.

Michigan State Police have confirmed that the crash involved a wrong-way driver.

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‘Sleepless In Austin’ Is Back – And Wants To Babysit Your Kids

Remember Romeo Rose? The racist, sexist guy who committed an entire website to finding a girlfriend (and offered a $1500 reward to anyone who could help him find one)? Well he's back and requesting to babysit kids in Austin,Texas (as long as they don't wear diapers) for the low, low price of $10/hour.

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BREAKING: Malaysian Airplane Crashes In Ukraine With 295 People Aboard

UPDATE 1:40 PM EST: Reuters reports 23 U.S. citizens are among the 300+ people killed after a Malaysia Airlines flight was reportedly shot down in Ukraine near the Russian border.

UPDATE 12:40 EST: Reuters is reporting that Ukrainian officials claim the plane was shot down by pro-Russian rebels:
The Boeing 777 came down near the city of Donetsk, stronghold of pro-Russian rebels, interior ministry official Anton Gerashchenko said on Facebook, adding it was “shot down with a Buk anti-aircraft system by terrorists” – the term the Kiev government uses for militants seeking to unite eastern Ukraine with Russia.
It's important to note that there has been no further confirmation on this, and Russian officials have denied any involvement or knowledge.

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 with 295 people aboard was reportedly hit by a missile and crashed Thursday in Ukraine near the Russian border.

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Grand Rapids’ 10 Most Dangerous Intersections

Every year, the Michigan Auto Law auto accident attorneys release a list of the 10 most dangerous intersections in Grand Rapids. They compile data on the amount of accidents at intersections around the city, and use them to compile this telling list.

Wondering which intersections made the list this year? Well, here they are:

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Michigan Newspaper Makes VERY NSFW Typo [Photo]

Let's hope that this typo on the Argus Press' website didn't make it into the print version of the newspaper!

On Wednesday, the Argus Press (based out of Owosso, Michigan) posted a story on their website about the Shiawassee County offices being closed on Friday in observance of Independence Day. Problem is, it didn't get proofread, and "county" had a letter missing. 

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RECALL – Thai Kitchen Chicken Pad Thai Recalled Due To Misbranding

Bellisio Foods, Inc. out of Jackson, Ohio is recalling roughly 12,180 pounds of a Thai Kitchen Chicken Pad Thai frozen entrée product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).  The product contains soy protein isolate, a known allergen, and that product is not listed on the label.

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Gunman At Oregon High School Kills Student – Gunman Also Dead

A gunman killed a student at an Oregon high school and was later "confirmed deceased," authorities said.

SWAT teams surrounded Reynolds High School after receiving a report of a shooting shortly before the beginning of the school day Tuesday. Reynold High School is located just outside of Portland. The school year had been scheduled to end Wednesday.

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