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Hey Buckaroo’s, Do You Remember the Buckaroo Rodeo

It's a Blast from the Past, but I thought it would be fun to see who remembers Buck Barry and the Buckaroo Rodeo. He was the singing cowboy of WOOD TV in the 50's and 60's, dominating local children's TV, and a man I worked with and admired as I began my career at TV8 in 1969.

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Radio Shack Declares Bankruptcy
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And Then There Was One… RadioShack In The Grand Rapids Area

2017, the year all the stores we’re used to, closed up. That’s beginning to feel like as we now find out RadioShack is about to close a bunch of their stores...

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Schools Who Still Use Native American Mascots Could Soon Lose Some Funding

It’s been an ongoing conversation, starting with the Washington Redskins, but even finding a local audience as well.

A couple of weeks ago, Belding Area Schools announced they would become the Black Knights after a conversation with students, parents and others in the community...

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Three Barfly Ventures Restaurants to Close Early Thursday to Remember 7-Year-Old Girl

Three Barfly Ventures restaurants - Stella's Lounge, HopCat, and Grand Rapids Brewing Company - all announced via Facebook that they will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday so that staff may attend the memorial of a 7-year-old girl.

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They Don’t Call It March Madness For Nothing, Check Out Grand Rapids Christian’s Buzzer Beater [Video]

The Michigan State High School boy's basketball tournament is not for the faint of heart.

Grand Rapids Christian fans found that out last night when their team blew a 17 point lead down the stretch and were down to their final shot. 

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Grand Rapids Symphony Picnic Pops has Exciting Lineup This Summer

Classic rock comes to Cannonsburg Ski Area for the Grand Rapids Pops 2017 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops this summer.

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Should You Tip Meijer Shipt Shoppers? How Much? [Poll]

Last week, Meijer announced they are partnering with Shipt to provide home delivery in West Michigan beginning March 29.

If you purchase a membership and your order is at least $35 delivery is free, but many customers tip the Shipt employees who shop and deliver the orders.

Will you tip your Shipt shopper? How will you decide how much to tip?

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Nadia is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Nadia the dog is our special pet of the week.

Andy Rent talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Michigan Gamers Need to Check Out this Subreddit!

If you play video games, board games, card games, or pretty much any type of game, you need to check out the brand new Michigan Gamers Subreddit...

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Job Growth Spurs Drop In Unemployment Rate To 4.7 Percent
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Grand Rapids Public Schools Is Holding A Job Fair With On-site Interviews

Need a new job? GRPS is having a job fair, Saturday March 25th

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Another Day, Another West Michigan Business Closing – This Time It’s a Brewery!

Dutch Girl Brewery in Spring Lake announced Tuesday on Facebook that they have closed their doors for good. Unless, of course, you'd like to buy it.

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GVSU Students Working With NASA on Mars Surface Sampling Tool

Grand Valley State University students will travel to Houston to work with NASA in a zero-gravity environment on a tool being designed for a mission to Mars.

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