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Michigan Seemingly Surrounded by Dog Flu Outbreak [Video]

A canine influenza outbreak has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the states surrounding Michigan.

Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana have all seen cases of the virus, some of them deadly.

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Police Investigating Homicide After Body Found in Grand Rapids’ Yard Early Saturday

Around 3:45 a.m. Saturday, Grand Rapids Police received a call that brought them to a home at the corner of Caufield Ave. SW and Hall St. SW.

According to Fox 17, a body was found in the side yard of the residence.

The man was pronounced dead on scene. Police are investigating what they are now calling a homicide.

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Final Walls of Grand Rapids Press Building Downtown Coming Down Friday [Video]

I've driven by the old Grand Rapids Press building on the corner of Michigan St. and Monroe Ave. on my way to work every day for years.

While I knew there were plans to demolish it, today I was shocked to see it nearly completely gone! 

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Monkey Kingdom,’ ‘True Story’ and ‘Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2’ [Video]

Some new movies to consider if you're heading to the theater this weekend. We have all the trailers and Grand Rapids showtimes to get you started.

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Muskegon Police Officers Caught on Video Playing Football With Kids

Here is video of something positive that is seeing a lot of shares on social media among people in Muskegon.

Thursday night, the City of Muskegon’s Facebook page shared a recording from a cell phone posted by local woman that shows officers taking time out of their work day to play some football with some kids in a Muskegon neighborhood.

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Vandermill Cider Expands to Grand Rapids [Video]

Grand Rapids, already Beer City USA and Best Beer Town in the U.S., is expanding it's alcoholic craft beverage scene by welcoming Vandermill Cider.

Vandermill, LLC, a hard cider maker based in Spring Lake is coming to GR's Northeast side. 

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Detroit Lions to Host Youth Football Camp in Muskegon

The Detroit Lions will host a youth football camp this summer at Muskegon High School.

The camp will teach fundamentals of football and is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. until noon on Monday, June 8, through Thursday, June 11.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Ex Machina,’ ‘The Longest Ride’ and ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’ [Video]

A wide variety of new releases to choose from this weekend including a movie directed by Ryan Gosling, an SXSW favorite and more.

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Music Friday Songs for April 10

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 and mid-Michigan '70s butt rock to anything in between.

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

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Ionia Boys’ Basketball’s Austin Gregory Named High School Athlete of the Week

Austin Gregory, a senior who is the all-time scoring leader for Ionia High School's boys' basketball team, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Frederik Meijer Gardens Announces Full Summer Concert Series Lineup

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park has announced another impressive lineup for this year's Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert Series. This year, the series is bringing in many big names from across the music industry.

The 30-show lineup, which will include a special 20th anniversary concert, will feature artists like The Steve Miller Band; Harry Connick, Jr.; Vince Gill; The Beach Boys & The Temptations; Under the Sun Tour featuring: Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra, Uncle Kracker & Eve 6; Styx and Tony Bennett.

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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 done Thursdays on our show.

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