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I grew up in South Haven. Gotta love the Lake Michigan shore! I still feel a yearning for the beach, pretty much daily. I moved to Grand Rapids to go to Calvin College and study theater. Eventually I changed my major to another passion of mine- media. I was lucky enough to nab a position as an intern at Townsquare Media. About 10 years later I’ve had the pleasure of working in many positions, and I love that I get to spend every week day 10-3 talking with you on GRD! The Liquid Lunch is one of my favorite parts of the day! I’m getting married in September! My fiancé Charlie and I laugh together every single day, and he puts up with all of my nonsense—which is not a small amount of nonsense… I may have a slight problem with watching too much TV: Anything on Investigation Discovery, House of Cards, Chelsea Handler's Show, Chopped, Real Housewives, documentaries on Netflix… I could go on. Other things I love: My own rude and feisty orange cat (Money Bags! Yes, that's his real name!), the beach (you may have thought I covered that already, but I really, really love it, OK?), reading, ‘90s alternative rock, people watching, drinking on patios, and most of all -- my dear, dear family.
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Michigan Man Attempted 680 Mile Motorcycle Ride with No Hands [Video]

Phil Comar, a Michigan man, attempted to break his own world record for longest motorcycle journey without using his hands.

WMMT reports Comar began the 680 mile Sunday morning at the Ohio border. From there, travelled to Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, then north to the Mackinac Bridge.

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Active Shooter Situation Training Offered in Ottawa County Next Week

Next week West Michigan residents can learn about responding to active shooter situations from authorities in Ottawa County.

The class, Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events, is October 18, 6 to 8:30p.m. inside the Main Conference Room at the Ottawa County Fillmore Complex in West Olive. 

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2 Dead, 1 Hurt in Newaygo County Shooting [VIDEO]

UPDATE: WZZM-13 reports that the deceased persons have been identified as Kiristie Wolever, 38, and Thomas Wolever, 49. Police have not yet identified the shooter. The 18-year-old injured in the shooting is Tomas Stableton. He's listed in stable condition.

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Two Michigan Women Dressed as Creepy Clowns Terrorize Teens, are Arrested

The creepy clown trend is sweeping the nation-- and Michigan in particular it seems.

At least 20 Michigan communities are reporting clown sightings; online threats from creepy clowns have schools on lockdown, weirdos in masks are robbing hotels, and Thursday there were more issues on the East Side.

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Teen Accused of Assault in Caledonia Township Road Rage Incident Calls it ‘Self-Defense’ [VIDEO]

Last week 64-year old Andy McFarlan was severely injured in a road rage incident in Caledonia Township.

WZZM-13 reports that 18-year-old Christian Hillman of Ada is now facing assault with intent to commit great bodily harm charges.

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Grand Haven in the Running for ‘America’s Happiest Seaside Town’ [Photos]

Summer may be technically be over, but with temperatures in the 70s this week, you could still hit up the beach in Grand Haven.

See for yourself why the the beautiful Lake Michigan town is the running for Coastal Living Magazine's "Happiest Seaside Town in 2017"!

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