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Wendy Reed

Wendy is equally likely to compliment your cute shoes, condemn you for wearing leggings as pants, or invite you out to drink beer and watch a baseball game. Wendy loves her dog (Harry Potter), New Kids On The Block, live blogging her life, and eating out (aka not having to cook). Her hobbies include Facebook, reading, and pinning crafts on Pinterest that she’ll never make.
Universal Studios' Launch Of The "13 Days Of Grinchmas"
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Grand Rapids’ Broadway Bar Searching for its Very Own ‘Grinch’

The Broadway Bar on Grand Rapids west side is known for their elaborate holiday displays, but this year they've encountered their very own Grinch. Recently, the managers of the bar noticed that one of their pieces from their collection is missing, and now they need your help finding the person who took it.

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David Foster And Friends In Concert
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Earth, Wind & Fire and Chicago Coming to Van Andel Arena April 15

Earth, Wind & Fire and Chicago announced the Heart and Soul Tour 2.0 Tuesday. Beginning March 23, 2016 in Jacksonville, Fla., the tour will continue through cities such as Milwaukee, Columbus and Tampa before hitting Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena on Friday, April 15, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

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Thousands in West Michigan Without Power, More Likely to Come

Power outages have already started to trickle in to Consumers Energy's real-time outage map. More than 6,000 residents of West Michigan are without power, and with the winds picking up throughout the day today, Consumer's expects that number to grow. 

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West Michigan Man Missing Since 2006 Found in Submerged Car

A Wyoming man who has been considered missing for nearly a decade was discovered inside a submerged car in a Kent County pond, WZZM-13 reports.

The car was pulled out of the water sometime Tuesday morning near the Byron Center Manor on 84th St. The victim inside of the car was a man with a 1939 date of birth, but police have not revealed his identity.

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You Know You Grew Up in West Michigan When…

We've all seen the lists "you know you're a ______ when", "you know you're a ________ fan when", etc., but we've never seen one that is distinctly West Michigan.

So, we've set out to fix that. We polled our co-workers, friends, and family members to come up with the ultimate list of ways you know you grew up in West Michigan.

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WZZM-13
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I-96 Crash & Fire Now a Homicide Case

What police initially thought was a traffic accident on I-96 is now being investigated as a homicide by the Grand Rapids Police Department.

Police were called to eastbound I-96 near Coopersville in the early morning hours Monday after reports of a vehicle fire. By the time they got to the scene, the car was fully engulfed with a deceased victim inside.

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Michigan State Falls to Nebraska 39-38

In an ending that stunned Spartan fans across Michigan, the Michigan State Spartans fell to the Nebraska Cornhuskers 39-38 Saturday night, following a call being questioned by many.

In one of the final plays of the game, the Cornhuskers scored a touchdown with a 91-yard drive that lasted only 38 seconds, and ended with a 30-yard pass from Tommy Armstrong to Brandon Reilly with only 17 seconds left on the clock. The problem? Reilly had stepped out of bounds prior to receiving the ball. 

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Kidabaloo is Saturday, November 28 at DeVos Place

Playtime is for the whole family at Kidabaloo, a jamboree packed with fun and exciting games, activities, and entertainment.

Come play with us on Saturday, November, 28th from 11am-4pm at DeVos Place! Tickets are $5 for kids, $8 for adults and go on sale Friday, November 6!

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