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76-Year-Old Ogemaw County Woman Hits I-75 on Her Scooter

After a long day of shopping at Walmart, a 76-year-old woman finally decided it was time she got home, probably to watch Matlock, and wanted to get home as quickly as possible. How could she get home the fastest? Why I-75, of course!

It didn't matter that her transportation was her Amigo mobility scooter.

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The Top Ten Cheap Beers You Used To Drink (And Probably Still Do) [Video]

In honor of Michigan being named the cheapest place to buy beer in the nation, my listeners and I came up with this list of cheap beers you drank when times were tough.

But let's face it, times are ALWAYS tough. And while many of these brews no longer exist, they live on in our deep, dank memories. Bad, bad memories.

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Michiganders Taste Pringles From Around the World

We found a bunch of weird Pringles flavors, and wondered...do these things actually taste like what they say they do? So I gathered some of our staff to have a little taste test.

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The ABC’s Of Michigan’s Annual List Of Banned Vanity License Plates

It's someone's job in state government in Lansing to try and think of every nasty and possibly insulting name they can imagine to ban those license plates from our innocent eyes on Michigan roads.

With a list of well over 27,000 banned names, they've covered almost every angle.

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Traverse City Graffiti Gets To An Inherent Truth of The Universe

While exploring the grounds of what was the Traverse City State Mental Hospital, a hiker stumbled across some graffiti painted on the side of one of the structures which spoke to a truth we all know. Or should know.

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Watch Out! The Trailer Park Boys are Coming to Grand Rapids

Some things are for sure. So, expect what’s supposed to be an intimate evening with the Trailer Park Boys to quickly go off the rails. Thursday, August 24 will never be the same again.

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5 Weird, Random Things Currently Being Given Away on Grand Rapids’ Craigslist

Oh Craigslist, you almost never disappoint. You can use Craigslist to buy and sell all sorts of things, reconnect with someone that you had a random encounter with, and you can also get rid of the random crap that you don't want anymore...

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No, A Michigan Woman Did NOT Train Squirrels to Attack Her Ex-Boyfriend

We're sure that you've seen the post flying around on Facebook about a Detroit woman named Janice Smith who trained squirrels to attack her ex-boyfriend at gnaw off his testicles. Sorry, it's fake news.

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$20 Dollar Tickets for Broadway Musical “Rent” at DeVos Performance Hall

Here's some exciting and affordable news. Broadway Grand Rapids announced that seats in the first two rows of the orchestra section will be available for $20 for every performance of RENT, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical coming to Grand Rapids.

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A Blast From the Past in the 80’s [Video]

The 80's decade seems to hold so much fascination for people. Cable TV was coming into it's own, and early video games were a kick.

Thirty-seven years ago I began doing morning radio here in Grand Rapids after several years on TV, and I've never looked back...

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Laughfest Announces ‘For The Health Of It’ Events

Science has proven it. Laughter is good medicine. Good for not only emotional health, but physical health as well.

Here are some events planned for LaughFest that will teach you ways to laugh more at life.

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The Origin Of The Michigan Habit Of Adding An ‘S’ To Everything

When I was growing up, I would ask my Dad for two dollars to walk downtown to Penney's. A few years later I would borrow the car to drive to K-Mart's.

Why do Michigan residents have a tendency to add a possessive 'S' to everything?

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