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Courtesy Wayland Union High School
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Wayland Union Girls’ Basketball’s Presley Hudson Named High School Athlete of the Week [Video]

Presley Hudson, a senior who led the Wayland Union High School girls' basketball team to conference and district titles this season, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Kids' Food Basket
Kids' Food Basket
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Mr. Orange Conquers West Michigan to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger [Photos]

We're joining Kids’ Food Basket on Friday for Go Orange Day by wearing orange to raise awareness of childhood hunger in West Michigan.

Mr. Orange has gotten a head start. He's been wearing orange everywhere and having a little fun too!

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Purse Raised to $2 Million for Meijer LPGA Classic Presented by Kraft [Video]

A $2 million tournament purse certainly takes women's professional golf into the upper levels of women's golf.

That is exactly what the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft has done. The Grand Rapids tour stop is now one of the most notable tournaments on the women's tour.

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Meijer Organics Chopped Spinach Among Recalled Foods

Meijer Organics Shopped Spinach has been included in the Twin City Foods, Inc. of Stanwood, Wash., has issued a recall of some spinach products because they have the potential to be contaminated.

They include some products found at Meijer.

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New Michigan Football Coach Jim Harbaugh: ‘I’m Not Worth Five Million Dollars A Year’ [Video]

They're now calling him "Honest Jim."

In a moment of brutal honesty that stunned even the reporter, new University of Michigan Head Football Coach Jim Harbaugh admitted no coach is worth $5 million a year, including him.

However, he's not giving it back, and he's willing to work for it.

And then the reporter did 60 push-ups.

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Grand Rapids Boasts Cheapest Rates in U.S. For Babysitting [Video]

This is great news if you're a parent, but not so great news if you're a baby sitter.

The average rate for a baby sitter in Grand Rapids sits at $11.31 an hour. That is the cheapest rate in the U.S., according to Care.com.

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"Maya"
"Maya"
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Maya Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Maya is a beautiful four-year old Rottweiler looking for a good home.

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Michigan Man Dressed as a Princess for His 4-Year-Old Niece [Photo]

Jesse Nagy's 4-year-old niece Izzy was a little apprehensive about wearing her princess dress in public, so her uncle did something amazing for her.

The actor, who hails from Michigan, told ABC News that he and Izzy had planned to see Cinderella together, and when he learned that she was nervous about wearing the dress he wanted to make her more comfortable. So, he did what he says "anybody else would do", and donned his own princess dress for their movie date. 

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X Files Return Limited Event Series 6 Episodes Official
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‘X-Files’ Limited Return Confirmed, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson Coming Back

Well, that didn’t take long! Just days after rumors broke that FOX was ready to greenlight an official X-Files revival with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, the truth is officially out there. Mulder and Scully will return for a limited X-Files run on FOX, but what other details can we uncover?

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Internet Hilariously Photoshops Denzel Valentine Sweet 16 Photo

A photo of Valentine celebrating after Michigan State beat Virginia wound up starting a Photoshop contest, and the results are memorable.

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Three Grand Rapids Boys’ High School Basketball Teams Hope to Advance In State Tournament

Three Grand Rapids high schools remain alive in the Michigan High School Athletic Association boys' basketball tournament, which hits the quarterfinal stage tonight.

Godwin Heights, Tri-Unity Christian and NorthPointe Christian hope to do what no area girls' team could do -- get to the state semifinals.

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Great Lakes Crossing
Great Lakes Crossing
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LEGOLAND Coming to Great Lakes Crossing in 2016

Construction will begin this summer on LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills.

LEGOLAND is scheduled to open in spring of 2016.

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