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MDOT Suspending Road Projects Over Independence Day Weekend

AAA Michigan says 1.4 million people will be hitting Michigan's roads over the holiday weekend.

Many of MDOT's projects will be suspended to allow for easier travel.

See which lanes will be opened and make plans for safe traveling this weekend.

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Big Construction Project on U.S. 131 in Grand Rapids Starts July 7

Your commute may become a bit more challenging after the holiday weekend.

A major construction project on U.S. 131 through downtown Grand Rapids begins on Monday, July 7.

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Bad News For Your Fourth of July Weekend: Gasoline Prices Hit Six-Year Holiday High

Expect to pay more at the pump this summer.

Conflicts in Iraq have caused gas to go up substantially.

According to AAA, 41 million people are expected to hit the road during this Fourth of July weekend, and experts say get ready to pay more at the pump.

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U.S. World Cup Soccer Team or Domino’s Delivery Drivers?

It was a great win last night for our beloved U.S. Men's National Soccer Team in the World Cup, but why are they dressed like Domino's delivery drivers from the '80s?

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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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San Diego Wildfires Are Frightening [Video]

The wildfires that have swept their way through San Diego are bad. Just how bad? See for yourself. A resident of the city captured some intense footage of the inferno while driving.

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National 9/11 Museum Dedicated Today [Video]

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are helping dedicate the new National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York today.

The memorial includes artifacts from that fateful day on Sept. 11, 2001.

What will always strike me about that day is the direct contrast between the picture perfect late summer day, and the horror unfolding in front of our eyes on television.

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Hawaii Kings Tour: Hawai’i Farewell

Monday was time for some final moments in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, on our Hawaiian adventure.

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Grand Rapids Getting Direct Philadelphia and Charlotte US Airways Flights

Flying out of Grand Rapids to Philadelphia or Charlotte is about to get faster starting in early September a couple days after Labor Day.

American Airlines and Gerald R. Ford International Airport announced the addition of non-stop routes to both cities today.

The flights will be operated by US Airways Express, American Airlines announced.

With US Airways merging with American Airlines, the direct flights from Grand Rapids to the largest cities in Pennsylvania and North Carolina are two of eight new routes because of the merger.

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Hawaii Kings Tour: Spending Lapule (Sunday) in Kailua-Kona [Video]

Listeners of 100.5 The River are touring with Andy Rent in Hawaii on a group tour created YMT Vacations.

They have been trekking across four of the Hawaiian Islands for 13 days on the Hawaii Kings Tour.

On Sunday (Lapule -- la-poo-lay -- in Hawaiian), the group spent its third day on Hawai'i Island and had leisure time to explore Kailua-Kona.

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When in Hawaii, one must do as the locals do. OK, maybe a little hula. (Photo: Andy Rent/100.5 The River)
When in Hawaii, one must do as the locals do. OK, maybe a little hula. (Photo: Andy Rent/100.5 The River)
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Hawaii Kings Tour: A Wonderful Day

Saturday was a wonderful day as we get close to wrapping up our two-week Hawaiian adventure with 100.5 The River listeners on Hawai'i, The Big Island.

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Waves lap on the Pacific Ocean beach in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. (Photo: Tor Johnson/Hawaii Tourism Authority)
Waves lap on the Pacific Ocean beach in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. (Photo: Tor Johnson/Hawaii Tourism Authority)
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Hawaii Kings Tour: Kona Explorations [Video]

100.5 The River's Andy Rent is touring Hawaii with YMT Vacations and about three dozen 100.5 The River listeners for nearly two weeks.

They are trekking across Hawaii over 13 days on the Hawaii Kings Tour.

On Saturday, the group spent its second day on Hawai'i Island and explored Kailua-Kona.

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