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Wendy Reed

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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Allegan County Sheriff Says You Don’t Want To Spend Thanksgiving In The Drunk Tank

The night before Thanksgiving is often thought of as the "biggest bar night of the year," but the Allegan County Sheriff's Department is encouraging West Michiganders to enjoy it safely. They say that spending your Thanksgiving in the drunk tank is less than ideal. Here's the message they sent out to local media today:

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West Michigan Marine Surprises Wife & Kids At Lions’ Game [Video]

Captain Joshua Munsee surprised his wife and kids at the Lions' game on Sunday, and brought even the most hardened football spectator to tears.

Munsee says that when he found out that he would be coming home, he contacted the Detroit Lions, and their staff started working on a plan for an elaborate surprise homecoming

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Category: West Michigan News
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Free Beer And Hot Wings Holiday Break-In

Each year around the holidays, Free Beer and Hot Wings make it a point to stop all of the mocking and joking around for at least one day, and use the reach that this radio show has to do some good. For the 12th consecutive year, they'll be conducting the Free Beer and Hot Wings Holiday Break-in. We couldn't do all of this without the help from our friends at Meijer.

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Voting Now Open For Celebration! Cinema’s Celebrated Service Awards

Voting is underway for the top West Michigan business that inspires the community with its service!

This is the third year that the folks from Celebration! Cinema are awarding the Celebrated Service Award, which aims to "reignite a conversation about service throughout the community that leads to meaningful change; building equality for all who live in and visit our communities."

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Category: Grand Rapids News
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Three Michigan Cities Land On Forbes’ ‘Most Miserable’ List For 2013

Forbes has been heaping praise on Grand Rapids over the last couple of years naming us, among other things, the best city to raise a family in and one of the top 15 cities with emerging downtowns. But, it turns out the magazine doesn't heap praise on the entire Mitten State. Three Michigan cities have landed on their 2013 list of America's Most Miserable cities.

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Things You Do Online That’d Be Creepy In Real Life [Video]

Social media makes it so that many of us can do a lot of things that we might not necessarily do in real life. And honestly, if you think about it, a lot of things that social media has us doing daily online, are things that would be totally creepy if we did them in the real world. The folks at Buzzfeed realized that, and put together this video to show us how some of the things that we do on Facebook would look if we did them in real life.

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Move Over Movember, Decembeaver Is On The Way

I'll start off by saying that I totally respect all of the dudes out there who are growing out their facial hair in order to (in theory) raise money for cancer research during the month of November. I'm actually pretty surprised that Movember has taken off the way that it has, but I have to assume that part of its success is the fact that it gives guys a reason to be lazy when it comes to the grooming department and use "it's for cancer!" as an excuse. But, we ladies were feeling a little left out. I mean we can't grow a beautiful beard or magnificent mustache (well, most of us can't). So what are we to do? I give you Decembeaver.

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Category: Videos
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flickr, Julian Schroeder
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LA Restaurant To Sell $500 Milkshake Because Rich People Will Buy Anything

Ever think to yourself, "Self, I really want an overpriced milkshake with gold and a Swarovski crystal ring in it. That'll really bring all the boys to the yard."? No? Well, that's because you're normal. But, if you ever did think such a thing, there's a restaurant in Los Angeles that's about to make your dreams come true. 

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Category: Weird News

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