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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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Record Fish Caught by Grand Rapids Man

WOW! Now that's the fish that DIDN'T get away!

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources confirmed a new state record last month for quillback carpsucker. This is the fifth state-record fish caught in 2014.

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Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week: South Christian Girls’ Golf Team

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Byron Township Hosting Trunk-or-Treat Event on Saturday

Are your kids' costumes ready for Halloween?

Take advantage of an early opportunity to show them off and have some fun this Saturday in Byron Township.

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BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration Nov. 8; Top 5 Bacon-Inspired Quotes [Sponsored]

BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration returns for its second annual event on Nov. 8 at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center.

BaCon features bacon-inspired dishes and drinks, with tickets currently on sale.

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Notre Dame vs Florida State quarterbacks
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Can Notre Dame Dethrone Champs? Big Questions for Week 8 in College Football

Can Notre Dame knock off top-ranked Florida State? That leads this week's big questions in college football.

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Jennifer Garner on ‘Conan:’ ‘I Streaked’ at The Barn Theatre

It's the naked truth.

On Wednesday evening's Conan show on TBS with Conan O'Brien, actress Jennifer Garner talked about her days doing summer stock theater in various parts of the country, including at The Barn Theater in Augusta.

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Flu Levels Remain Low In West Michigan

Reports of flu-like symptoms remain low in West Michigan and the entire country.

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Grand Rapids Voted Best Beer Town in the USA

Grand Rapids wins another title in the name of craft beer!

Already the reigning Beer City USA, Grand Rapids has now claimed the title  “Best Beer Town in the USA” in USA Today's and 10Best's annual poll.

The honor was just bestowed at noon. Tampa; Asheville, N.C.; Bend, Ore.; and Fort Collins, Colo., were also in the top five.

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MSU’s Sparty, WMU’s Buster Bronco Make List of Colleges’ Best Mascots

Michigan State University's stoic Sparty and Western Michigan University's goofy Buster Bronco made the list of the top mascots in all of college sports.

While this honor is an asterisk for the highly-successful Michigan State sports program, it just may be the best thing to happen this season for WMU.

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ArtPrize 2014: Anila Quayyum Agha’s ‘Intersections’ Loved By Public, Jury, Artists and More

Anila Quayyum Agha’s "Intersections" won the public vote at ArtPrize 2014. It was also co-winner of the juried award, earning $320,000.

"Intersections" has found what may be the widest fan base of any piece over the six years of ArtPrize.

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Halo Visits on Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Halo, a nine-year old Basset/Beagle mix, came by 100.5 The River to visit Andy Rent's "Andy in the Morning" show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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