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Aquinas College and Grand Valley State University Finalists in School Security Contest

Two Michigan schools could win thousands of dollars in security equipment to help keep students safe.

Aquinas College and Grand Valley State University are finalists in Stanley Security's Together for Safer Schools grant program.

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Dishing Out All of Dessert Wars’ Goodness

Dessert Wars is tonight!

It runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday night at the Amway Grand Plaza's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

Get your tickets at the door!

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Van Andel Institute
Van Andel Institute
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Grand Rapids Griffins’ Purple Community Game Benefits Van Andel Institute [Sponsored]

The Grand Rapids Griffins are hosting their fourth annual Purple Community Game to benefit Van Andel Institute on Friday evening.

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Porn Stars Explain What Love Is [Video]

If you were looking for advice on the meaning of love, you probably didn't think to turn to porn stars to find the answers.

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Ottawa County Sheriff's Department via WZZM-13
Ottawa County Sheriff's Department via WZZM-13
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Mears Man Charged with Report of False Terrorism, Destruction of Property in Grand Haven Coast Guard Attack [Video]

A 33-year-old man has been charged in the attack on the U.S. Coast Guard station in Grand Haven.

Matthew Lawrence Krueger was arrested Sunday after drove his pickup truck through a security gate at the Coast Guard Station and assaulted on-site personnel.

Prior to that, he had called Ottawa County Dispatch, telling them he had a bomb and was going to blow up the station.

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Sunday Morning Attack on Grand Haven Coast Guard Station ‘Act of Domestic Terrorism’

Authorities are investigating an attack this morning on the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Grand Haven.

The attack is considered an "act of domestic terrorism" by the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety, Ottawa County an

97.9 WGRD for Barracks 616
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Producer Joe Targets Improving His Firearms Skills at Barracks 616 [Sponsored]

Producer Joe is known for his no-holds-barred stunts on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show."

Running with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. Getting an early start on an I-196 ribbon cutting in downtown Grand Rapids. Giving his own rendition of 4 Non-Blondes' "What's Up?" Taking a bath at a real-estate open house. Doing a duet, of sorts, with Hot Wings to sing Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass" with a German accent. Trying a bed of nails with Hot Wings on a visit with a circus sideshow performer.

The stunts, coupled with his off-beat insights, regaling repartee and signature laugh, highlight his passionate approach to life and work.

He shows such passion with his hobbies, and is taking aim with handgun instruction at Barracks 616.

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Courtesy Wyoming Police Department
Courtesy Wyoming Police Department
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Police Searching for Suspect Following Wyoming Credit Union Robbery

Wyoming police are searching for a man who they say robbed the ATL Credit Union, 841 36th St. SW in Wyoming, at gunpoint late Friday morning.

The robbery was reported around 11:45 a.m. EST.

In a news release, police said the man entered the credit union with a handgun and then fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Jupiter Ascending,’ ‘Seventh Son’ and ‘SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water’ [Video]

Lots of big names -- including Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Antonio Banderas, Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore, a documentary and SpongeBob all hit the big screen this weekend.

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‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Music Friday Songs for February 6

Each Friday, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” replaces its regular “back-with” music with songs from our own music collections.

They can be anything, from corny mash-ups, rock, country, mid-Michigan '70s butt rock or anything in between.

Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today's show.

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U.S. Coast Guard
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Coast Guard Saves Dog From Icy Lake Michigan Waters in Frankfort [Video]

A lucky Labrador is safe at home with her family after an harrowing experience in an icy Michigan channel.

On Tuesday morning, the dog, Betsie Bay, fell into the Frankfort channel waters between Betsie Lake and Lake Michigan, in Frankfort.

Staffers at the U.S. Coast Guard station in Frankfort spotted the dog and suited up to rescue the pup from the frigid waters.

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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 usually Thursdays, but this week we decided to do it a little early.

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