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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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Ringling Bros. Circus Will Eliminate Elephant Acts by 2018

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is putting an end to its elephant acts.

The circus' parent company, Feld Entertainment, told The Associated Press exclusively that the acts will be phased out completely by 2018. Widespread public concern about how the animals are treated led to Feld's decision.

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Category: Grand Rapids News, News
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Marilyn Manson and His Dad Pose in Full Makeup for Photo Shoot [Photos]

You know, I guess I've never really thought about Marilyn Manson's family. I assumed that he had one, but I never guessed that his dad would be as eccentric and outgoing as his son!

Turns out he is, though, and we get a glimpse into that in a new photo shoot for Paper Magazine.

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Central Michigan Basketball Player Nearly Crushed by Falling Hoop [Video]

A Central Michigan University Basketball player had a close call over the weekend.

Northern Illinois center Pete Rakocevic dunked the ball during Saturday night's game, and as CMU forward John Simons went to inbound the ball, everyone quickly realized that the hoop was collapsing. Simons was quick enough to get out of the way, but that was a pretty close call!

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Voting’s Now Open for West Michigan Whitecaps’ Newest Menu Item

The West Michigan Whitecaps are preparing for their 2015 season. As part of that, they’re doing a lot of things and asking for the public’s input.

Currently, they are asking for the public to vote for which new food item they should add to their menu for the coming season. 

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Trader Joe’s Signs Lease to Open Store in West Michigan

Two years ago, there were rumors that it may happen, and now it's official. Trader Joe’s is coming to Grand Rapids.

A lease was signed on Dec. 22, 2014 between representatives of Trader Joe's East Inc. and Grand Rapids-based CWD Real Estate Investment, leasing Trader Joe’s space in Kentwood. The space is located across from Centerpointe Mall on 28th Street, according to the Grand Rapids Business Journal

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Category: Food, Grand Rapids News

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