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Kent County Health Department Monitoring Traveler with ‘Very Low’ Ebola Risk

The Kent County Health Department announced it is monitoring a person who recently traveled from a country in West Africa, WOOD-TV8 reported.

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Rockford Public Schools Lockdown Lifted Following Bomb Threat

All campuses in the Rockford Public School District were placed on lockdown Friday morning after a bomb threat.

The lockdown started around 10:30 a.m. after the superintendent’s office received a bomb threat against the district in general.

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Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week: Hopkins Football’s Quincy Collings and Wyatt Stegeman

The Hopkins High School football team's halfback pair of Quincy Collings and Wyatt Stegeman share honors as this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

Hopkins has its regular-season finale at 7 p.m. tonight against Godwin Heights in Wyoming. Stegeman and Collings are two big reasons why the Vikings could claim the Ottawa-Kent (OK) Conference Silver Division title outright in addition to reaching the postseason for the ninth consecutive year.

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BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration Nov. 8; Top 5 Jim Gaffigan Bacon Jokes [Sponsored]

BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration is back for its second annual event Nov. 8 at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center.

BaCon features bacon-inspired dishes and drinks for the celebration of all things bacon, and tickets are currently on sale.

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Football For Breakfast, Other Things You Need To Know About NFL Week 8

By the end of this Sunday, many NFL teams will have played half their scheduled games this season. Things are getting really serious. Here's what to watch out for in Week 8:

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Jeff Musial The Animal Guy’s Wildlife Show Hits East Grand Rapids November 23 [Video]

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Aretha Franklin’s Awkward TV Interview Tour [Video]

Poor Aretha Franklin.

She's old and surly. And all she wants to do is promote her new album "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics."

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Indiana Isn’t a Big Football School [Video]

Free Beer is again calling football games for Compass Media Networks this season.

This past weekend, he was at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Ind., calling the Michigan State-Indiana game. Eighth-ranked Michigan State won 56-17 in a total second-half blowout.

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West Michigan Online Job Fair

The West Michigan Online Job Fair is focused on helping connect people in West Michigan with employers in finding employment opportunities that matter.

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Jammin’ with Pearl Jam at The Joe in Motown, Toasting Detroit [Videos]

Pearl Jam performed a 32-song jam session with two encores Thursday night in Detroit.

Yours truly was there at The Joe, a.k.a. Joe Louis Arena, to jam along.

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Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week: South Christian Girls’ Golf Team

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Bro Pumps Up Fellow Bros with Motivational Speech at Michigan-Penn State Football Game [Video]

A good motivational speech can definitely pump some people up, and recently the University of Michigan football team has needed that little boost.

Unfortunately the guy giving this speech isn't giving it to the Michigan football team. Instead, he's giving it to all of his bros who are there to watch the Penn State game.

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