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West Michigan Election Results – May 6, 2014

School issues, sidewalks, and more were on the ballot in West Michigan today.

Results are in.

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WZZM-13: Grand Rapids and West Michigan Voters Head to the Polls [Video]

It's Election Day across Michigan in many cities, municipalities and school districts, including the City of Grand Rapids, our news-gathering partner WZZM-13 reports.

Polls opened at 7 a.m. EST this morning and remain open until 8 p.m. EST tonight.

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West Michigan Whitecaps Win Longest Game in Franchise History [Video]

Monday night was a long night for the West Michigan Whitecaps, as the team played its longest game in franchise history.

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Grand Rapids Getting Direct Philadelphia and Charlotte US Airways Flights

Flying out of Grand Rapids to Philadelphia or Charlotte is about to get faster.

American Airlines and Gerald R. Ford International Airport announced the addition of non-stop routes to both cities today.

The flights will be operated by US Airways Express.

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Boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Stays Unbeaten, Hangs with Justin Bieber and Lil Wayne and Tweeted at By Muhammad Ali [Video]

Grand Rapids native Floyd Mayweather, Jr., remained unbeaten in professional boxing on Saturday night.

In a match against Marcos Maidana at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Mayweather improved to 46-0 with a majority decision in the welterweight world championship unification bout.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Over the House Football-Basketball Shot [Video]

Eric Zane's son's friend forwarded this video to Zane this week.

He and his friend just shot it the other day in Jenison.

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Grand Rapids NBA D-League Club Responds to Disappointment Over Possible Team Names

Grand Rapids' newest professional basketball team has opened voting for fans to help choose their name.

Four choices were offered on Thursday, but many fans were disappointed with the options.

The team has offered an explanation.

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Kent County Sheriff’s Department Issues Warning on Text-Message Scam

It starts with a text message, and ends with your Social Security and credit card numbers being placed in the hands of criminals.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Davenport University Graduate Attempts Back Flip at College Graduation, Fails [Video]

It's not uncommon for graduates to do something silly during the graduation ceremony.

It's pretty common for students to have things written on their caps.

It used to be much more popular for streakers to run across stage. But the times, they're-a-changin'! Nowadays, it's all about stunts.

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Vote for Which ‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Member You’d Like to See as a Bobblehead! [Poll]

It's that time of year again, and we here at 97.9 WGRD would like to know which member of "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" you'd like to see immortalized as a bobblehead!

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Other Woman’ Tops ‘Captain America 2′

After nearly a month on top of the box office, 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' got taken down by a bunch of funny ladies. 'The Other Woman' effortlessly took the top spot, sending Marvel's latest superhero adventure to the number two slot and making the other new releases of the week look bad.

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Thanks for Eating Wings with WGRD at King of the Wing 2014!

Thanks to Hobart, Vander Mill Cider, Godwin Plumbing, Metro PCS, the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan and all of you, we had a great time at the King of the Wing 2014!

This year, hosting it at The B.O.B. was cool, so everyone could sit, eat some great wings, drink some beer, and vote on their favorite wing flavors.

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