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Celebrate Your New Year’s Eve Safely Using Grand Rapids Cab, Limousine Services

If you are anything like us, then you like to throw down on New Year's Eve and have some fun.

Well, it's always good to go in prepared folks.

To help out, we have compiled a list of cab companies and limousine services in greater Grand Rapids.

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Big Game Winner Revealed

Congratulations to Mark Elenbaas, of Lowell.

Channel 95.7, an affiliated station of 97.9 WGRD, is sending Mark and a guest to any professional football game of their choice this season.

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Producer Joe Takes Aim at Barracks 616 [Video/Sponsored]

Producer Joe is a member of "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" crew.

Known for his witty repartee, signature laugh and no-holds-barred stunts, he's been trying something new.

He's been getting firearms instruction from Barracks 616.

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Kenowa Hills High School Boys’ Soccer’s Peter Brown Named Athlete of the Week

Kenowa Hills High School boys' soccer player Peter Brown is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

Second-year Knights Coach Frank Andrade almost sounds like he doesn't have enough superlatives to describe Brown.

"He excels," Andrade said of Kenowa Hills' leading scorer. "He's a great player and he's become a great leader."

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Bethany Hamilton — Babe of the Day

Bethany Hamilton is a professional surfer, an actress and a competitive cutie.

Her story was made famous in the 2011 film "Soul Surfer." While surfing in 2003, Hamilton was attacked by a 14-foot tiger shark, which bit off her left arm. But she refused to give up on becoming a surfing star and persevered, clinging to her dream and her faith.

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Jennifer Love-Hewitt’s on CBS’ ‘Criminal Minds;’ Something Else to Watch, Too [Video]

Jennifer Love Hewitt is an addition to the cast of "Criminal Minds" this fall as series regular.

Her character, Kate Callahan, was introduced in the series’ 10th season premiere last Wednesday on CBS-TV.

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Grand Rapids Christian High School Boys’ Soccer’s Jacob Witte Named Athlete of the Week

Grand Rapids Christian High School boys' soccer player Jacob Witte is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

The senior forward's leadership as captain and contributor is one of the primary reasons why Grand Rapids Christian is 14-1-1 and is ranked No. 3 in Division 2 by the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches' Association.

"I could tell on my first day that he'd stand out," first-year Eagles Coach Joshua Miller said of Witte. "I could tell he was a natural leader, ... and that hasn't changed.

"He's great on the field, but he's also great off the field."

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Alina Artts — Babe of the Day

You probably don't know her yet, but you soon will.

As one of Russia's hottest pop stars, Alina Artts has dominated the charts, raked in millions of views on YouTube and Vimeo, graced the cover of Russia's largest magazines and, most recently, performed for millions at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

Now the smokin' hot pop import is gearing up to conquer America. That's why she's our Babe of the Day.

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