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VoicePlay, Street Corner Symphony Part of NBC’s ‘The Sing-Off’ Live! Tour Hitting Grand Rapids on March 19 [Video]

Three a cappella groups which gained notoriety through NBC's "The Sing-Off" are coming to Grand Rapids for a March 2015 concert at DeVos Performance Hall.

The second national "The Sing-Off" Live! Tour comes to Grand Rapids at 7:30 p.m. EST March 19.

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Spectacular Neighborhood Light Displays In West Michigan

It's always fun to drive around and look at Christmas lights. As always, there are some great displays to enjoy in Grand Rapids and West Michigan this year.

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Holiday E-Cards Vs. Print

One of the fabled 'Twelve Pains of Christmas' (the fourth to be precise) immortalized by Bob Rivers is 'sending Christmas cards'.

While you're addressing envelopes and wondering what to write to people you haven't seen in years, do you often wonder if there was a modern, electronic alternative to this tedious task?

Yes. There is.

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Degage Ministries Christmas Store
Degage Ministries Christmas Store
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Degage Ministries Needs Your Help for Christmas Gifts

Degage Ministries, such a huge part of our communities ability to help people who face financial hardship, has a special need this holiday season.

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And the Survey Says: Wine Beats Beer for Christmas

Much has been written about pairing wines with whatever you are serving up for dinner, or whether a stout or an IPA would best accompany that stew on your stove.

But when it comes to alcoholic beverage choices for American adults, how much does when factor into the type of drink one chooses?

Apparently, quite a bit, according to a recent Harris Poll.

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Meet the Naughtiest and Nicest Kids (Based on Name)

What's in a name? That's a question Santa Claus himself should be asking when looking at who's been naughty and nice this year.

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Brings Holiday Spectacle to Grand Rapids on Sunday [Video]

If you've never seen the Trans-Siberian Orchestra perform, don't even bother imagining what might unfold.

It is something seemingly beyond the realm of reality that is being brought to Grand Rapids for Trans-Siberian Orchestra's performances at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Van Andel Arena.

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These Are Not Your Dad’s Versions of ‘Jingle Bells’ [Video]

We've been playing Christmas music on Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR's sister station, 100.5 The River, since Nov. 2.

In addition to my gig as mid-day host on 98.7 WFGR, I am also our operations manager. Part of my job is helping schedule the music for WFGR and 100.5 The River.

So, yes, I have gotten to know my Christmas songs well, very well. And I can tell you this: A couple of new videos of "Jingle Bells" renditions are definitely not your dad's version of the holiday classic.

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Listen to Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ Sung in 20 Different Styles [Video]

Anthony Vincent is back with another cover of a super popular song sung in 20 different vocal stylings. This time he takes on the hugely popular Mariah Carey song ‘All I Want for Christmas is You.’

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The Most Famous Reindeer of All Celebrates His 50th Anniversary [Video]

It's hard to believe that the animated classic "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" turns 50 this week. The holiday special has released a DVD to commemorate its golden anniversary.

Did you know that "Rudolph" is used to educate children how to handle bullying and accepting those who are different from them?

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Meijer 12 Days of Christmas — Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE OF ANY KIND WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. OPEN ONLY TO LE

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The Gift of Energy Could Make Someone Very Happy This Holiday Season

Here is an interesting idea as you shop for Christmas gifts. What about the gift of "Energy?"

Crazy? Not so much. Consumers Energy sells gift certificates that just might be the perfect gift for someone in need.  Maybe seniors that need help covering their expenses, college students, anyone. The cool thing is you don't have to make any online or store search.The gift of a warm home is welcomed by everyone, be it a relative, friend, co-worker, neighbor, service provider or someone who may be in financial need.

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