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Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city, its state capitol and a Pacific Ocean pearl. (Photo: Andy Rent/100.5 The River)
Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city, its state capitol and a Pacific Ocean pearl. (Photo: Andy Rent/100.5 The River)
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Hawaii Kings Tour: Arrival in Honolulu

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

They are all on the Hawaii Kings Tour, a 13-day Hawaiian escape.

The group arrived in Honolulu on Thursday. Ch

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Hawaii Kings Tour with 100.5 The River’s Andy Rent and YMT Vacations

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

They are all on the Hawaii Kings Tour, a 13-day Hawaiian escape. The trek includes explorations of the rich history and tradition of the Hawaiian Islands along with relaxation, entertainment, food, libations and culture.

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(Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
(Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
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Helmet-Cam Video is Insane [VIDEO]

This will rock your boat a little bit.  A biker attached a camera to his helmet, and rode down a mountain.  Insane?  Whoa!  Hope you don't have a queazy stomach?

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ablestock.com, ThinkStock
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MDOT explains why pothole patches don’t work better [Video]

After a harsh winter Michigan's roads remain full of potholes.

Repair crews are working to fill the potholes, but the fixes don't last.

Why not?

MDOT explains.

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Music Video Contest Rocks to Help Tune Teens Away From Distracted Driving [Video]

Music is a powerful tool when it comes to spreading the world about distracted driving.

At least that's the push with GEICO’s Distracted Driving Music Video Contest.

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Yana Paskova/Getty Images
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Grand Rapids Winter Weather Advisory Issued, with Freezing Rain and Gusty Winds Forecast

While the calendar might indicate spring, the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office this afternoon issued a winter weather advisory for Thursday and Friday.

A pair of late-season winter storms are bringing freezing rain and gusty winds early Thursday and again early Friday to Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

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Cody Overway
Cody Overway
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West Michigan’s Worst Pothole Contest’s Winner Is From Holland: Cody Overway

There are definitely some rim-rattling potholes to be found in greater Grand Rapids and across West Michigan.

It's not difficult to find those stinkin' tire-killers! Just go out and drive a little.

More than 140 entries from across Michigan were shared of what were believed the worst potholes around and entered for West Michigan's Worst Pothole Contest, sponsored by Schneider Tire Outlet, Inc., of Marne.

After poring through those eye-opening entries, West Michigan's Worst Pothole is found in Holland.

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Now That Winter’s Over (Almost), Prepare For the Next Season In Michigan: Road Construction

As the old joke goes, there are two seasons in Michigan: winter and road construction.

The Michigan Department of Transportation has released a comprehensive list of where the orange barrels will be blooming this spring and summer in the Grand Rapids area.

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Michigan state campground reservations available for summer 2014

It won't be long before the fireplace is replaced with a campfire as temperatures warm and summer arrives in Michigan.

Many are already planning for summer, as reservations at Michigan state campgrounds are open through summer 2014.

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Caleb G. Putnam
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Here We Go Again: Winter!

A wintry mix of weather is being forecast for tonight and Wednesday by the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids office.

Here's what the National Weather Service is forecasting:

Light rain will mix

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
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How to skip long lines at Gerald R. Ford Airport in Grand Rapids

Over 2 million passengers travel through Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids each year.

All those travelers create long lines.

Now there's a way to avoid those lines and travel faster out of Grand Rapids.

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Backpacks are available for purchase at the Winter Olympics shop at the Olympic Park in Sochi, Russia.  (Photo: Taylor Irby/BSU at the Games)
Backpacks are available for purchase at the Winter Olympics shop at the Olympic Park in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Taylor Irby/BSU at the Games)
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Winter Olympics: Not Taking Home a Medal? How About a Souvenir?

By Jeremy Ervin | BSU at the Games

Sochi Winter Olympics gear is the hot item no matter where you go in Sochi, Russia.

Every train station, sidewalk and stairway is full of people sporting red, white and blue Russia hats and jackets and knit IOC mittens in Olympic-ring colors.

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