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Union Girls’ Basketball’s Tyra Williams Named High School Athlete of the Week

Tyra Williams, who captains Union High School's girls' basketball team, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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$1 Million Mega Millions Prize Still Unclaimed After Seven Months

The Michigan Lottery has a $1 million mystery, and it's waiting for a lucky player from West Michigan to come forward and solve it.

Seven months ago, one lucky ticket matched the first five numbers – 25-28-36-45-53 – in the Aug. 5, 2014 Mega Millions drawing to win $1 million. The Lottery has yet to hear from the lucky winner.

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79-Year-Old Jenison Man Dies in Fatal Home Fire [Video]

A 79-year-old Jenison man died late Wednesday night from injuries suffered in a home fire, the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office told WZZM-13.

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We Do Care’s 30th Annual Benefit & Dance Is Saturday

We Do Care is an non-profit organization dedicated to helping children with cancer in the Grand Rapids area.

Its 30th annual Benefit & Dance is Saturday night, and tickets are still available.

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Man Dies of Heroin Overdose in Grand Rapids Coffee Shop’s Restroom

Police say that a man found dead in a coffee house in Grand Rapids' Eastown neighborhood Wednesday morning died of a heroin overdose.

The unnamed 35-year-old was discovered in the bathroom of Kava House, 1445 Lake Drive SE.

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Grand Rapids Symphony Announces Lineup for 2015 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops

The Grand Rapids Symphony's 2015 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops summer concert series will include Five For Fighting and the music of Neil Diamond, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Billy Joel and Elton John in July.

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Shania Twain to Play Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena on July 11

Shania Twain has announced Grand Rapids and Auburn Hills dates on her 2015 "Rock This Country Tour," which she says will be her last.

The superstar will play Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on July 11, and the Palace of Auburn Hills on July 25.

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Marley Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Marley is a handsome four-year-old Staffordshire-Terrier mixed-breed dog looking for a good home.

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Gilda’s LaughFest’s Community Kickoff Moved to Fountain Street Church

Gilda’s LaughFest is relocating its LaughFest Community Kickoff for the 10-day festival on Thursday night to Fountain Street Church because of weather concerns, festival officials announced.

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DeVos Family Buys Stake in Chicago Cubs

Crain's Chicago Business reports that the DeVos family, owners of Amway and the NBA's Orlando Magic, have bought a stake in Major League Baseball's Chicago Cubs.

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Consumers Energy, The Salvation Army Help Michigan Families Stay Warm

Thousands of Michigan residents reaching out to The Salvation Army to stay warm this winter will be able to with statewide energy bill assistance funded by the non-profit organization and Consumers Energy.

This morning on "Andy in the Morning," Roger Morgenstern, Consumers Energy's senior public information director, and Maj. Norman Grainger, Kent County coordinator for The Salvation Army of Western Michigan & Northern Indiana, discussed Consumers Energy's $1.6 million contribution to The Salvation Army.

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Michigan DNR Looking for Volunteers to Monitor Frog Population

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help with the 20th annual statewide frog and toad survey this spring.

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