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McDonald’s Will Let You Pay with Selfies and Hugs [Video]

McDonald's released its first Super Bowl ad in eight years, and it is beautiful.

For the first two weeks of February, McDonald’s will be accepting a new form of payment -- Lovin’.

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Grand Rapids Breaks February 1 Snowfall Record with 8.8 Inches [Video]

Remember that snowstorm we had in January?

Well, the Super Bowl Sunday-Groundhog Day snowstorm was just as bad with gusting winds, sub-zero wind chills and plenty of snow.

Snowfall totals from the snowstorm hitting greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan in some locales piled up more than a foot of the white, fluffy stuff, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office.

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97.9 WGRD’s February 2015 Playlist [Video]

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West Michigan VaperFest Clouds Over The Deltaplex [Video/Photos]

The inaugural West Michigan VaperFest took over The Deltaplex Arena & Conference Center and filled it with clouds of the most amazing smelling vapors you could possibly imagine!

There was thousands of square feet at The DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids of nothing but e-liquids, tanks, batteries and clouds!

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Police Identify Body Found in the Grand River

Grand Rapids Police have identified the man found dead in the Grand River Thursday as Eric Scott Love.

The 43-year-old was found dead near Sixth Street Park on the east side of the river, near downtown Grand Rapids.

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Lowell Police Offer Station Lobby For Safe Craigslist Transactions

I'll admit to being wary of buying things on Craigslist. I know there are awful people out there. And the stories in the news are scary.

Last year in Grand Rapids there was a triple murder involving Craigslist and recently a couple from Georgia was found dead after meeting up with someone who enticed them with an ad for a classic car on the site.

So, I think it's pretty normal to be nervous about Craigslist. And I think it's awesome that the Lowell Police Department is offering up their police station as a place to conduct Craigslist business. 

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Your Most Asked Questions About Super Bowl XLIX Answered

Let's face it, no one is doing anything this weekend except preparing to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday evening. It's the biggest game of the season, and folks across the country will be tuning in.

But, there are some questions, and we're here to answer them. Here are the answers to the most common questions about the Super Bowl:

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Rockford Post Office Evacuated Following Bomb Threat

Rockford Police and Michigan State Police officers are both currently on the scene investigating a bomb threat that was called into the post office in Rockford Friday afternoon.

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Inaugural West Michigan VaperFest Vapes Up Saturday [Sponsored]

The inaugural West Michigan VaperFest is Saturday, highlighting and selling vaping and vaping products.

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New Movies (This Week): ‘Black or White,’ ‘Project Almanac’ and ‘Wild Card’ [Video]

Three new movies are hitting theaters this week.

Their themes are focused on a grieving widower, a group of teens and a recovering gambling addict.

Take a closer look and watch the trailers before heading out.

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Solomon Wilcots Shares His Wisdom About NFL, Super Bowl, TV Sports [Audio]

This morning on Super Bowl XLIX's Radio Row in Phoenix, we got the chance to talk to Solomon Wilcots on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show."

He played six seasons in the NFL before going into sports broadcasting.

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Bill Romanowski Talks About Five Super Bowl Appearances and Nutrition [Audio]

This morning on Super Bowl XLIX's Radio Row in Phoenix, we got the chance to talk to 16-year NFL veteran, four-time Super Bowl champion and Nutrition 53 founder Bill Romanowski on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show."

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