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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Get Hard,’ ‘Home,’ ‘Serena’ and ‘While We’re Young’ [Video]

Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Naomi Watts are among the stars in this week's new movies.

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West Michigan Online Job Fair

The West Michigan Online Job Fair is focused on helping connect people in West Michigan with employers in finding employment opportunities that matter.

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Michigan Senator Looks to Change Underage Drinking Law, Calls Current Rules ‘Too Harsh’

A Michigan senator who also has been a sheriff thinks the punishment for underage drinking in Michigan is too harsh and he's looking to change it.

State Sen. Rick Jones is championing an effort to change the law so that minors caught in possession of alcohol would not be charged with a crime until their third offense.

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Adopt Messalla from Crash’s Landing

This time of year bunnies get all of the attention, but there are a few sweet cats at Crash's Landing that need a place to stay.

Meet Messalla from Crash's Landing.

Can you adopt her?

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Photo Courtesy of the West Michigan Whitecaps
Photo Courtesy of the West Michigan Whitecaps
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Hot-To-Tot Wins 2015 West Michigan Whitecaps’ Food Vote

The votes have been tallied, and the winner of the sixth annual West Michigan Whitecaps food contest is Hot-To-Tot.

The buffalo chicken and bleu cheese covered tater tot concoction will be on the menu at Fifth Third Ballpark this season.

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King of the Wing 2015 Rocked Grand Rapids with Amazing Chicken Wings [Photo/Video]

The third annual King of the Wing hit The Grand Woods Lounge in downtown Grand Rapids on Wednesday night.

Everyone got to enjoy some amazing chicken wings courtesy of the competitors, who really took their wings to the next level!

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Courtesy Wayland Union High School
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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Matt Milhouse
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Wear Orange on March 27 to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger [Video]

1 in 4 children in West Michigan are affected by hunger.

Join us on March 27 for Go Orange Day and wear orange to raise awareness of childhood hunger in West Michigan.

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West Michigan Easter Egg Hunts — 2015

Easter is on Sunday, April 5.

However, kids don't have to wait that long to get an early taste of a chocolate bunny. There are some Easter egg hunts the weekend before Easter and some the weekend of.

Take a look at our list and have a happy Easter!

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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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Photo courtesy of WZZM-13
Photo courtesy of WZZM-13
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Barry County Father Driving Construction Equipment Hits, Kills Infant

A 1-and-a-half-year-old was killed Wednesday afternoon in an accident involving construction equipment.

It happened in in Assyria Township, south of Nashville in Barry County.

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