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Gas Main Break in Holland Closes Intersection at 48th Street and Lincoln Avenue

This morning, a gas main break closed the 48th Street/Lincoln Avenue intersection in Holland.

Traffic is being rerouted and authorities are asking motorists to avoid the area.

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East Kentwood and Zeeland West Win Boys Track & Field State Championships

The Michigan High School Boys and Girls Track & Field State Championships were decided over the weekend.

East Kentwood and Zeeland West Boys Track & Field teams each brought home championships!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Who Will Win Latest Race For the Ages? [Poll]

Our intern, Katie, is a collegiate runner, specializing in the 800 meters.

Somehow on today's show, it was determined that four of us from the show would compete against her http://wgrd.com/free-beer-hot-wings-who-will-win-the-latest-race-for-the-ages-poll/in a race.

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Grand Rapids National Weather Service: Torrential Downpours and Isolated Severe Storms Today

The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids office reports:
Potential for torrential downpours and isolated severe storms this afternoon and evening."

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97.9 WGRD’s June 2014 Top Songs Playlist

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Jackie Emcees Girls on the Run 5K

Friday was the annual 5K event for Kent County Girls on the Run!

Girls on the Run (GOTR) is an organization that promotes healthy living and gets young girls active as they train for their first five-kilometer (3.1-mile) run!

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School Bus And SUV Crash In Ottawa County

A vehicle collided with a Hudsonville Public Schools bus with six kids on board on Thursday afternoon.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Steve Races Diesel Truck at Sand Drag Track [Video]

Over the long Memorial Day holiday weekend, our friends at Merchant Automotive, of Zeeland, Mich., held a fundraiser for the A-T Children's Project at West Michigan Sand Dragway in Mears, Mich.

A bunch of big diesel trucks showed up to take their trucks down the strip.

"I found out just minutes before the races began that I was actually signed up to race," Steve said.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Rules

The Memorial Day weekend brought with it the third Marvel superhero movie of 2014 and like 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' opened to over $90 million at the box office. Sure, people online keep on wondering if audiences are getting tired of comic book films, but the box office keeps on saying otherwise.

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New Movies This Week: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ and ‘Blended’ [Video]

It's been like three whole weeks since we've had a new major comic-book movie hit theaters, so you can all relax now—the X-Men are back! As are Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, in their their third rom-com together.

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All-New Meteor Shower – Camelopardalid – Will Be Visible Friday Night & Saturday Morning

An all-new meteor shower is expected to happen Friday night and into early Saturday morning. Here is what you need to know about the Camelopardalid meteor shower: 

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West Michigan Memorial Day Parades – 2014

Memorial Day is May 26.

West Michigan will remember those who died while serving our country at a variety of events.

Prepare to honor those who have given so much and view our list of Memorial Day parades in West Michigan.

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