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Huntin’ Time Expo Returns to the DeltaPlex on January 23-25!

Get ready for some huntin' at the Huntin' Time Expo at the DeltaPlex! It's Michigan's largest hunting expo! Packed with over 350 different booths featuring anything hunting like gear, guides, outfitters, demos, seminars, and more!

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Category: Grand Rapids News
John Mills, WZZM-13
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WZZM-13: 40 Vehicle Pileup on US-31 in Northern Muskegon County

WZZM-13 reports Southbound US-31 has reopened in northern Muskegon County after a multi-vehicle accident involving dozens of vehicles.

The pileup happened just before noon Wednesday in between White Lake Drive and Russell Road.

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Michigan Will Dump ACT for SAT as High School Graduation Requirement

The Michigan Department of Education announced Wednesday that it is switching to the SAT as the state's required high school exam. The move will end a years-long relationship with the ACT that had nearly every high school junior taking that college entrance exam.

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Courtesy Gilda's LaughFest
Courtesy Gilda's LaughFest
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Jim Jefferies, Nick Thune, Brody Stevens Among Comedians Added for Gilda’s LaughFest 2015

Jim Jefferies, Nick Thune and Brody Stevens, Costaki Economopoulos, Blackout Diaries, Big Jay Oakerson with Ben Roy, The Homegrown Show and Ryan Hamilton have been added to the roster of performers for Gilda's LaughFest 2015 in March.

In addition, Iliza Shlesinger has added new shows on March 7 to her LaughFest appearance after selling out her two previously announced shows.

Gilda’s LaughFest runs March 5 to 15, with individual tickets for all performances going on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.

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Grand Rapids’ Louis Benton Steakhouse Closes

Louis Benton Steakhouse has closed its doors after serving patrons in downtown Grand Rapids for the past 12 years. 

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Category: Food, Grand Rapids News
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Need College Credit? Come Intern With Us!

Do you like going to concerts? Hanging out with fun people? Discovering the interesting world of radio and digital media?

You may just fit in with us here at WGRD!

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Woman in Black’ Can’t Stop ‘The Hobbit’

After the jam-packed month of December, with its huge family-friendly blockbusters and awards season Oscar bait, we have arrived in the month of January. Formerly a dumping ground for mediocre films, the month has taken on a new identity in the past few years as a testing ground for unique genre films (think ‘Cloverfield’) and a solid place to release a horror movie, which seems to do quite well right around New Year’s for whatever reason. This year, we have ‘The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death,’ which had a fairly solid opening. Not solid enough to topple the Christmas Week champions, but no one is complaining too much.

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5 Simple Hot Cocoa Hacks

Nothing says winter like curling up on the couch with a nice cup of hot cocoa. Well, prepare to take yourself to the next level of hot cocoa nirvana.

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Category: Grand Rapids News
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Cyclist’s Freaky Crash Will Scare You From Riding a Bike Ever Again

You know the expression "a bump in the road?" Well, prepare to see it in action.

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Category: Grand Rapids News
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Why Keeping New Year’s Resolutions Is Nearly Impossible

You know the drill -- new year, new year resolutions. Sure, they're easy to say, but keeping them? Well, that's something else entirely.

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Category: Grand Rapids News
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Everything You Need To Know About NFL’s Wild Card Weekend

The 2014-15 NFL playoffs get underway this weekend with four wild card round games. Here’s a preview of all the contests:

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Johnnie Walker, Janna, and Metalhead Ned Ring in New Year! [Audio]

If you were listening to the WGRD All Request New Year's Eve Show, you would have heard some of us in our prime!

We had a good time and we hope you did, too!

While you were making out with someone or celebrating, we were singing that song that your supposed to sing on New Year's.

Give us a break, by the way. We're not the best singers.

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