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Great Harvest Bread Co. ‘Rolling in the Dough’ for Dessert Wars [Audio]

Great Harvest Bread Co. is, to quote co-owner Chad Smith, "rolling in the dough" headed into Dessert Wars.

Chad and Kristy Smith, who operate Great Harvest Bread Co. Grand Rapids, stopped by Channel 95.7's "Connie and Curtis" to share the scoops this morning. The visit came ahead of Dessert Wars, which is Thursday night at Amway Grand Plaza hotel's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Jon Stewart Retiring The Daily Show 2015
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Jon Stewart Leaving ‘The Daily Show,’ Plans 2015 Retirement

Just when we thought the state of Comedy Central’s late-night lineup had settled, following Larry Wilmore’s ‘Nightly Show’ takeover from ‘The Colbert Report,’ ol’ Jon Stewart done spun us about once more. Word has come in that ‘The Daily Show’ host announced his retirement during tonight’s taping, ostensibly after Stewart’s current contract.

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Whitecaps to Host Winter Open House February 21

As Florida prepares for spring training, the West Michigan Whitecaps will host a winter open house on Saturday, February 21.

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Ride Around Your City in Style — 5 Cool Accessories for the Urban Bicyclist

We picked out five cool accessories that the urban bicyclist could probably benefit from — and might even enjoy.

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Scrumptious Cupcakes and Sweetery
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Scrumptious Cupcakes and Sweetery Creating Deliciousness for Dessert Wars [Audio]

Scrumptious Cakes and Sweetery does not yet have a storefront location, so Dessert Wars is a chance to set up shop for a couple of hours and share its creative sweetness.

Its owner, Betsy Denham, is bringing some Scrumptious-made deliciousness from her incubator kitchen at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market to the Thursday night event at Amway Grand Plaza hotel's Ambassador Ballroom in Grand Rapids.

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TEDxGrandRapids NEXT Seeking Student and Educator Speakers

TEDxGrandRapids is accepting applications from students and educators who would like to spread their ideas by speaking at TEDxGrandRapids NEXT.

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Twisted Rooster Turns Your Favorite Childhood Lunch into Delicious Dessert for Dessert Wars

For the most part, Connie and Curtis have been the only ones able to reap the benefits of all of the competitors coming in for Dessert Wars.

But today, I was able to sit down and talk to one of them: Twisted Rooster.

Not only did I get to learn all about the desserts offered at Twisted Rooster, I also got to try out what might be my new favorite dessert - peanut butter and jelly tiramisu. 

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Want to Dance On the Blue Bridge? Here’s How You Can Do It [Video]

A local DJ wants to host dances on the Blue Bridge in Grand Rapids this summer, but he can't afford the equipment and security.

That's where you can help.

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Connie and Curtis Talk Dessert Wars on Fox 17 [Video]

It's no secret that Connie and Curtis love desserts. As if you couldn't figure that out listening to them discussing Dessert Wars on Channel 95.7's "Connie and Curtis."

Dessert Wars is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Amway Grand Plaza hotel's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

They shared the tastiness of Dessert Wars on WXMI-TV Fox 17 on Monday.

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Central Michigan Names Detroit Assistant John Bonamego as New Head Football Coach [Video]

Left in the lurch by the late departure of former coach Dan Enos for Arkansas, Central Michigan University officially announced its new head coach yesterday.

Detroit Lions special teams coordinator John Bonamego may lack collegiate head coaching experience, but he seems to more than making up for it in enthusiasm.

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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Star Jamie Dornan Reads From the Book, With a Twist

As part of a segment he likes to call “Fifty Accents,” host Jimmy Fallon set Dornan up with a “randomly chosen” (sure) accent and a passage from the E.L. James book that became a “global phenomenon.” It's both raunchy and weird, but at least it shows off a little bit of Dornan's range in a way that's (mostly) PG.

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Sprinkles Donut Shop Bakes Up Yumminess for Dessert Wars [Audio]

Sprinkles Donut Shop just had its grand opening Jan. 31, but owner Gary VanderStelt is making extra time to take part in Dessert Wars.

The VanderStelt family-operated Hudsonville bakery and sweet shop brought in some yummy cupcakes, donuts and baked goods for Channel 95.7's "Connie and Curtis" to sample this morning. The visit came ahead of Dessert Wars, which is Thursday night at Amway Grand Plaza hotel's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

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