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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.
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Tracy Morgan to Bring His ‘Picking Up the Pieces’ Tour to Soaring Eagle Casino

Multi-talented comedian Tracy Morgan is back at it announcing the “Tracy Morgan: Picking up the Pieces” tour, his latest major multi-city standup tour starting in February 2016. One of the tour stops will be at Mt. Pleasant's Soaring Eagle Casino on March 4. Tickets go on sale December 29.

After a triumphant return to the Hollywood stage at this year’s Emmy Awards and a visit to his old stomping grounds at SNL, audiences can look forward to the entertainer doing what he does best: bringing bags loads of funny and making people laugh.

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The American Cancer Society Launches “The Decades” Gala in Grand Rapids

On Thursday, October 22, the American Cancer Society will bring “The Decades,” a “way cool” evening event to raise money in the fight against cancer to Grand Rapids for the first time. The event will be held at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids and is led by honorary chair Meg Goebel of the Paul Goebel Group.

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Michigan State Pulls Out Epic Last Minute Win Over Michigan [Video]

Holy crap did that really just happen?!?

Michigan fans were watching the end of the Michigan vs. Michigan State game on Saturday evening, thinking that they had the game wrapped up in a neat little bow as they lead the Spartans 23-21 with only ten seconds left to play. Then, the unthinkable happened.

Punter Blake O’Neill (who earlier in the game had landed an amazing 80 yard punt) fumbled the snap with ten seconds remaining. What happened next has fans on both sides shaking their heads in disbelief. 

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Announces Show at DeVos Performance Hall March 21

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson has announced 10 live multi-media events across the United States with one of those stops being right here in Grand Rapids.

Tyson will appear in Grand Rapids at DeVos Performance Hall on Monday, March 21, 2016 at 7:30 PM.

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Courtesy of Ionia County Central Dispatch
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Search Underway for Three Missing Ionia Kids

A search is underway for three young runaways from the south Ionia area, according to the Michigan State Police.

Daisy Reitz, 15; Lindsey Reitz, 11; and Taven Daly, 15, went missing during the early morning hours of Monday, October 12.

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No Christmas Tree Near Grand Rapids’ Rosa Parks Circle This Year

Downtown Grand Rapids won't be as much in the Christmas spirit this year as it has in the past due to budget issues.

The Grand Rapids Art Museum usually puts up a brightly lit tree between itself and Rosa Parks Circle...

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Photo Courtesy of the Battle Creek Police Department
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Battle Creek Police and Child Protective Services Looking for 5-Year-Old Girl

Battle Creek Police and Child Protective Services are asking for the public's assistance in finding 5-year-old Haley Elswick.

Police say that she is with her mother, Cassandra Elswick, in the Battle Creek area.

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Does Your Child Have Food Allergies? Look for Teal Pumpkins in West Michigan This Halloween

According to Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), right around one in every 13 children have a food allergy, which can make Halloween a much scarier holiday for kids who just want to trick-or-treat with their friends.

FARE is trying to start a new tradition this Halloween to ease the minds of both parents and kids. To indicate which homes are safe for trick-or-treaters with food allergies, FARE has started what they're calling the "Teal Pumpkin Project".

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