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Expect Mother Nature to Play Some Tricks with Halloween Weather on Friday

Mother Nature may have tricks of her own to play, with high winds, rain and snow being forecast by the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office for Friday.

That's going to make for some possibly challenging conditions for trick-or-treating on Halloween.

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Who Wins First Playoff Elimination Game? Big Questions for Week 10 in College Football

With this week’s release of the College Football Playoff selection committee’s rankings, every game suddenly takes on new importance. Here are some of the big questions going into this week:

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Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week: Cedar Springs Girls’ Cross Country’s Kenzie Weiler

Cedar Springs High School's girls' cross country No. 1 runner Kenzie Weiler, the defending Division 2 state champion, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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TCU Is Big on Fireworks and Other Top Stories from Week 9

This weekend didn't lack for big numbers and big drama in college football. Here are some of the highlights and what we learned.

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MHSAA Announces Football Playoff Pairings

The pairings were announced Sunday for the 2014 Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs.

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

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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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See the Solar Eclipse in West Michigan Tonight!

You might be like, meh, what's so cool about a partial solar eclipse? Also, what even is it?

Well, a solar eclipse happens when the moon passes in front of the sun. It temporarily blocks the suns rays and casts a shadow on the earth. So basically, it looks pretty freaking cool! Also this is the last eclipse of 2014; and a full solar eclipse will not happen again until August 2017!

So get out that protective eye-wear and prepare for a show. But when and where can you see the eclipse in West Michigan?

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: A Look Inside Dumber Than Zane Trivia

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

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