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Michigan Peach Crop Damaged By Cold Winter

Our long, cold winter raised concerns over local crops.

Now that spring has arrived, we have a better idea of how much damaged was caused by the cold temperatures.

Michigan's peach crop is among those hurt by our cold winter.

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100.5 The River’s Summer Vacation Fund $10,000 Winner Announced

Congratulations to Jennifer Melton.

She's won $10,000 in 100.5 The River's Summer Vacation Fund cash contest!

Jennifer was driving when we called her to share the news.

Just imagine getting that call on your way to work, right?

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Michigan Offers Free Fishing, Free State Park Admission, and No ORV Fees This Weekend

As summer kicks off, the State of Michigan invites all to enjoy the outdoors!

Anyone in Michigan may enjoy free fishing and no permit/license fees for ORVs on June 7 - 8.

There will also be no charge for admission to Michigan State Parks on June 8.

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Grand Rapids National Weather Service: Torrential Downpours and Isolated Severe Storms Today

The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids office reports:
Potential for torrential downpours and isolated severe storms this afternoon and evening."

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Cold Lake Michigan Water Temperatures Create Risk

Memorial Day weekend brought near-perfect weather across Michigan.

Many enjoyed the water over the holiday.

Even with outdoor temperatures in the 80s, the cold waters of Lake Michigan still create a big risk.

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Swimming And Kayaking With Ice In Lake Superior Over Memorial Day Weekend [Video]

There was still ice on Lake Superior over Memorial Day weekend, but that didn't stop swimmers and kayakers from braving the cold waters.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Rules

The Memorial Day weekend brought with it the third Marvel superhero movie of 2014 and like 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' opened to over $90 million at the box office. Sure, people online keep on wondering if audiences are getting tired of comic book films, but the box office keeps on saying otherwise.

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New Movies This Week: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ and ‘Blended’ [Video]

It's been like three whole weeks since we've had a new major comic-book movie hit theaters, so you can all relax now—the X-Men are back! As are Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, in their their third rom-com together.

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RECALL ALERT: Hummus Sold At Target, Trader Joe’s

Lansal, Inc. is recalling 10 different types of hummus and dip products due to possible Listeria contamination.

A total of 14,860 pounds of product is being recalled, including brands sold at Target and Trader Joe’s.

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Michigan Memorial Day Weekend Road Construction – 2014

The roads will be packed over Memorial Day weekend in Michigan.

Many lanes which have been closed will reopen for the holiday weekend.

Some lanes will not open.

Check the list of Memorial Day weekend construction projects in Michigan before you go and make your trip a little smoother.

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There Is Still Ice On The Great Lakes

We've waited a long time to enjoy temperatures regularly in the 70s and even into the 80s, but the Great Lakes haven't gotten the memo.

There is still ice on the Great Lakes.

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$1 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold At Kentwood Store

If you bought a Mega Millions ticket in Kentwood last night, you're going to want to double check your numbers.

A $1 million dollar winning ticket for Tuesday's drawing was sold at Old Mother Hubbard's cupboard, on Breton Road SE in Kentwood.

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