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The United States' Omar Bermejo competes in the men's 15-kilometer standing biathlon at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on March 14 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
The United States' Omar Bermejo competes in the men's 15-kilometer standing biathlon at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on March 14 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
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Sochi Winter Games: How Grand Rapids’ U.S. Paralympian Omar Bermejo Did

Omar Bermejo achieved and competed with the world's best Winter Paralympians over the past two weeks in Russia.

The 32-year-old former Marine, who had an amputation of part of a severed arm suffered in a June 2009 motorcycle accident, is from Grand Rapids resident, He took part with Team USA in two nordic skiing disciplines at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Teachers Read Mean Tweets About Them in Hilarious Video [VIDEO]

Jimmy Kimmel has practically made the Internet his playground with his popular ‘Celebrities Read Mean Tweets’ segment.

It was only a matter of time before someone took his cue.

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Heroic 15-Year-Old Rescues Abducted Girl

What a heart-warming story.  I don't know if you caught this on the news awhile back or not, but I thought it was a good idea to discuss it again, of how getting involved can pay off.

15-year-old Temar Boggs from Gable Park Woods, PA, was hailed as a hero after chasing down the car in which a five-year-old kidnapped girl was being held in. The attempted kidnap took place outside an apartment block on Thursday in Lancaster Township. When news broke, community members took to the streets to try to find the missing child.

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Watch Two Miraculous High School Buzzer-Beaters — Which One Is More Impressive? [VIDEOS, POLL]

March Madness isn't just for the college game.

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Fun, Friday Trivia With Friday 5 the Hard Way

Another Friday, another trivia game with Friday 5 The Hard Way.  Five questions a listener must get correct to win the fabulous prizes.  Okay, somewhat fabulous.

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Maria Bamford is a Funny Lady [VIDEO]

LaughFest wraps up this weekend here in Grand Rapids, and what a great ten-days it will have been.

These past ten days, I've been featuring some of the top, yet less-known, comedians appearing here.  One of the best, Maria Bamford, was in town last Saturday, and I hope you didn't miss her.

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Omar Bermejo is representing the U.S. in the Sochi Winter Paralympics in Russia. (Photo: Mark Nadell/MacBeth Graphics)
Omar Bermejo is representing the U.S. in the Sochi Winter Paralympics in Russia. (Photo: Mark Nadell/MacBeth Graphics)
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Catching Up With U.S. Paralympian Omar Bermejo of Grand Rapids [Audio]

He believes he can overcome.  He believes in himself.

A 31-year old former Marine from Grand Rapids, Omar Bermejo, has gone through quite a bit in his young life. He graduated from Grand Rapids' Union High School in 2000, spent nearly 10 years in the U.S. Marine Corps rising to the rank of sergeant, but, in a motorcycle accident the happened here at home in 2009, lost his right arm. 

Did that hold him back? Nearly. 

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Miranda Sings
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Internet Sensation Miranda Sings at Wealthy Theatre on Friday for LaughFest [Video]

YouTube sensation Miranda Sings brings a hilarious night of comedy, hit songs, magic tricks and never before seen videos to the Wealthy Theatre on Friday night at 7 p.m. as part of Gilda's LaughFest.

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Harry
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Harry the Bunny Visits on Wet Nose Wednesday

Harry the Harlequin Bunny was our special guest on Wet Nose Wednesday this morning.

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LaughFest’s Milkshake is for Families on Saturday at The BOB [Video]

There are so many events during Gilda's LaughFest this year. 

Yes, so many laughs with all of the top comedians in town.  And, yes, so much fun for the entire family.

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Can These Firefighters Save Kitten Trapped in Car Engine? [Video]

This engine purrs like a kitten.

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Laughing During LaughFest with The Tenderloins [Video]

The laughter continues during Gilda's LaughFest all week.

And one of the best times you'll have is coming your way this Saturday night at 9 p.m.  It's The Tenderloins!

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