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Sledding Reporter Shows Exactly How Not to Go Sledding [Video]

It must have been a pretty slow news day in Greenville, S.C., considering they devoted local television news air time to a sledding guide.

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Boston Mayor Tells City’s Residents to Stop Jumping Out of Windows into Snow [Video]

I'm sure that the record snowfall in Boston has been challenging for those who live there.

As a resident of West Michigan, though, I find myself being maybe a little unsympathetic: "Oh, you call that a blizzard? We call it Tuesday."

Maybe it's because we're used to getting pummeled with snow that it just seems like we freak out less.

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GRD Cardboard Bobsled Derby 2015 Photo Gallery

On Saturday, WGRD joined Labatt at Cannonsburg for the 5th Annual Cardboard Bobsled Derby! It was freaking cold as hell out there, but that didn't stop anyone from having a blast racing down the mountain, and even falling apart halfway!

Here are some photos of the sleds before they exploded on the slopes, and some from the awards party afterward!

If you missed it this past weekend, check out the photos, watch the fun video here, and then join us next year for all the fun! Maybe you'll even build your own bobsled and join us going down the hill!

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Cardboard Bobsleds Raced Down and Even Flew Over Cannonsburg! [Video]

GRD had a fun day out at Cannonsburg Ski & Ride Area in Belmont with you guys, Cannonsburg and Labatt for the Cardboard Bobsled Derby!

So many fantastic racers came out and tried to keep their bobsleds together as they raced down the hill.

Some didn't quite make it all the way down, some did get slowly down and some, well, hit record speeds!

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Guy Loses His Mind When Neighbor Blows Snow On His Property [Video]

Bad weather seems to bring out the worst in people.

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Canadian Freight Train Not Stopped by Snow [Video]

This is something a foamer would definitely have a special moment to while watching.

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Man Skiing Down Street Gets Pulled Over During TV Broadcast [Video]

WYXZ-TV was covering Sunday's snowstorm that dumped 18 inches on Detroit and southeastern Michigan with one of its reporters out showing how bad the roads were.

Right when the mayor of Eric Zane's hometown of Warren was talking about how dangerous it was, a minivan passed by pulling a guy on skis behind it.

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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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193 Vehicles Involved In I-94 Pileup Killing One [Video]

The massive multi-vehicle crash that shut down a five-mile stretch of I-94 near Galeburg on Friday continues to keep the interstate closed.

Authorities with Michigan State Police and the Michigan Department of Transportation report that 193 vehicles were involved, which includes 76 semis and 117 passenger cars and SUVs, according to WZZM-13. One person was killed and 23 others were injured.

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Video of the Semi Truck Full of Fireworks Exploding on I-94 Today

It's been a Snowmageddon-type news day today, with the crazy 150-car-pileup on I-94 between Kalamazoo and Battle Creek today. Sadly, we have had reports of a fatality at the scene, and several injuries.

Keep listening to GRD for updates on this accident, and traffic issues all around the area, as well as keeping up to date here!

But for at least a little fun with the Snowmageddon, we get this video posted of the fireworks truck that apparently began the I-94 accident today.

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Snowstorm’s Snowfall Piles Up Over a Foot in Parts of West Michigan [Infographic]

Welcome back to winter, with snowfall totals from the snowstorm plowing into greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan piling up more than a foot of the white, fluffy stuff, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office.

Plus, more -- 2 to four inches is being forecast -- is coming along with wind chills below zero degrees, gusting winds up to 30 miles per hour and blowing and drifting snow making travel hazardous with a winter storm warning in effect until this afternoon.

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‘Significant’ Winter Weather Blowing In for Greater Grand Rapids, West Michigan [Infographic]

Winter is blasting in in an even bigger way.

The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office has issued a winter storm warning for this afternoon through Friday afternoon, calling the wintry blast coming our way in greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan as "significant."

Basically, more than a foot of snow is possible with heavy snow beginning about 2 p.m. EST and continuing through Friday. Wind gusts are forecast to be up to 45 miles per hour, with blowing and drifting snow and wind chills of 10 degrees below zero.

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