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Wendy Reed

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.
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Tanger Outlets Announces Several Stores Coming to New West Michigan Location

Tons of well known brands are coming to Tanger Outlets' new West Michigan under construction in Byron Township.

The retail center is being built near U.S. 131 and 84th Street SW in Byron Center, and the grand opening is scheduled for July 31.

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Founders Makes Championship Round for Best Brewery in America

In a bracket-style tournament similar to that of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, Founders Brewing Co. has made it to the national championship for Best Brewery in America, as decided by voters on Thrillist.

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Fire Breaks out at Grand Rapids’ Red Ball Jet Cafe

UPDATE (11:00 a.m.) The Gilmore Collection (owners of Red Ball Jet Cafe) posted to Facebook to assure their customers that Red Jet is fine and will soon reopen following a Thursday morning fire.

The fire broke out at around 8:00 a.m. at the Red Ball Jet Cafe on Plainfield Avenue. The restaurant was not open for business at the time.

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Photo courtesy of Grand Valley State University
Photo courtesy of Grand Valley State University
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Fire Reported at Apartments Near Grand Valley State University

Crews from multiple fire departments are responding to a fire at an apartment complex just off-campus at Grand Valley State University.

The fire began around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at 4932 West Campus Drive in Allendale.

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University of Michigan Alum Could Win $1 Million If MSU Wins NCAA Tournament

ESPN is reporting that a University of Michigan alumnus could benefit in a big way if Michigan State wins the NCAA Championship.

In November (when the Spartans weren't exactly doing the best), Derek Stevens went to the Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas and placed a $20,000 bet on the Spartans to win it all. That's a pretty crazy bet coming from a U of M grad! Stevens, though, is the owner of The D Casino in Las Vegas, so he knows a little bit about gambling.

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Photo Courtesy of Dolphin Vacations/Norwegian Cruise Line
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Win A Vacation — Official Rules

Official Rules for Townsquare Media's "Win a Vacation" giveaway.

1. No Purchase Required to Enter or Win

2. Eligibility: Townsquare Media LLC Giveaways (the "Giveaways") are open only to individuals who are legal residents of the 48 contiguous states who are 13 years of age or older (18 or older if a resident of Maine)

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Michigan State Fan Offering Kiss, Boob Flash for Tickets to NCAA Final Four

Michigan State University's men's basketball team’s NCAA Final Four run has Spartans fans across the nation searching everywhere for tickets.

One young Spartans fan is totally willing to trade her dignity for seats at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis to watch Michigan State play.

Her Craigslist Indianapolis post offers a kiss and a boob flash in exchange for tickets.

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