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Union Girls’ Basketball’s Tyra Williams Named High School Athlete of the Week

Tyra Williams, who captains Union High School's girls' basketball team, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Grand Rapids Man Develops Automatic Toilet Seat Closer [Video]

"Why can't you remember to put the toilet seat down?!"-- How many times have you had that fight?

Grand Rapids resident, Tom Reminga has developed an automatic toilet seat closer that could help you with that.

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$1 Million Mega Millions Prize Still Unclaimed After Seven Months

The Michigan Lottery has a $1 million mystery, and it's waiting for a lucky player from West Michigan to come forward and solve it.

Seven months ago, one lucky ticket matched the first five numbers –- 25-28-36-45-53 -– in the Aug. 5, 2014 Mega Millions drawing to win $1 million. The Lottery has yet to hear from the lucky winner.

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A Look Inside Dumber Than Zane Trivia on ‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’

Each week on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we play Dumber Than Zane Trivia for a $500 cash prize.

It's done Thursdays on our show.

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Baylor’s 410-Pound LaQuan McGowan Practicing at Tight End [Video]

Taking one look at LaQuin McGowan, you'd think he was probably on the offensive or defensive line for Baylor University's football team.

Instead of doing that, Baylor's coaching staff had the idea to use the 6-foot, 7-inch tall, 410-pounder as a tight end, The Dallas Morning News reports.

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New Treadmill Test Predicts How Long You’ll Live [Video]

For those who are in shape and have an easy time running on a treadmill and doing stress tests, this won't cause you any worry.

However, if you're out of shape and have trouble running short distances on a treadmill, this basically says you're screwed.

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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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Massive Million Mondays Return with Golden Ticket Instant Win Tickets from Michigan Lottery!

It is time for another round of Massive Million Mondays in March!

With this lucky season, it's time for you to take home a Golden Ticket where you could win up to $300,000 from the Michigan Lottery!

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‘Jimmy Kimmel’ Calls Out Anti-Vaccine Movement In Hilarious Fashion [Video]

It appears as though Jimmy Kimmel, of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," is NOT in support of the anti-vaccination movement.

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Insane Inflatable 5K Grand Rapids Coming to Millennium Park on August 15 [Video]

The Insane Inflatable 5K -- a new and dynamic fun run series comprised of inflatable obstacles -- is coming to Grand Rapids at Millennium Park on Aug. 15.

This 5-kilometer (3.1-mile run) isn’t focused on running. Instead, it's about having fun negotiating oversized inflatable obstacles on a challenging course requiring imagination, creativity and a heaping helping of insanity.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Focus,’ ‘The Lazarus Effect’ and ‘Maps to the Stars’ [Video]

Some big names in this weekend's movie premieres including: Will Smith and Margot Robbie in Focus; Olivia Wilde in The Lazarus Effect; and Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska and Robert Pattinson in Maps to the Stars.

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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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