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Christmas On The River

We've gotten so many emails, calls and Facebook posts asking about Christmas music!

Well, it has started!  It's CHRISTMAS ON THE RIVER!

All season, your favorite Christmas songs will be playing on 100.5 FM, on your computer at RiverGrandRapids.com or on your smart phone with the RadioPup app.

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100.5 The River’s November 2014 Top Songs Playlist

Check out the 40 songs in The River‘s rotation for the month of November.

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West Michigan Dentists Offering Money for Halloween Candy

Dentists around West Michigan are offering to buy Halloween candy for as much as $2 per pound, then donate it to our troops overseas.

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Lake Effect: Grand Rapids’, West Michigan’s Winter 2014-15 Weather Forecast [Video]

After last winter, many us are approaching this winter with caution.

Today probably didn't help: snow on Halloween?

The National Weather Service's winter weather forecast is out. All we can say is make sure those snow blowers and shovels are ready if you live, work and/or play -- not to mention drive or travel -- between U.S. 131 and the Lake Michigan shore in greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

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University of Michigan Taps Retired Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett as Interim AD

University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon has resigned and retired Steelcase Inc. CEO Jim Hackett is in for the interim, U-M President Mark Schlissel said in an Ann Arbor news conference this afternoon.

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Time to Fall Back, Drive More Carefully [Poll/Infographic]

Remember to set those clocks back Saturday night as daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. EDT Sunday.

After the change, it will be darker sooner, making driving more dangerous with bicyclists and pedestrians more difficult to see.

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Ted Murphy
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BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration Nov. 8; Top 5 Homer Simpson Bacon Quotes [Sponsored]

Returning for the second consecutive year on Nov. 8 is BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration.

The all-things bacon celebration is a week from Saturday at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center.

BaCon features bacon-themed, -infused and -inspired dishes and drinks, and tickets are still available.

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Expect Mother Nature to Play Some Tricks with Halloween Weather on Friday

Mother Nature may have tricks of her own to play, with high winds, rain and snow being forecast by the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office for Friday.

That's going to make for some possibly challenging conditions for trick-or-treating on Halloween.

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Who Wins First Playoff Elimination Game? Questions for Week 10 in College Football

With this week’s release of the College Football Playoff selection committee’s rankings, every game suddenly takes on new importance. Here are some of the big questions going into this week:

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West Michigan Preschoolers Set World Record

How exactly did preschoolers set a world record? Through vocabulary.

More specifically, they did it by learning the words "magnificent," "patience," "stripes" and "wilderness" through the story "Mr Tiger Goes Wild."

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Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week: Cedar Springs Girls’ Cross Country’s Kenzie Weiler

Cedar Springs High School's girls' cross country No. 1 runner Kenzie Weiler, the defending Division 2 state champion, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Where to Trick-or-Treat Indoors in West Michigan – Halloween 2014

It's going to be a cold, maybe even a snowy, Halloween.

Neighborhood trick-or-treating is fun, but indoor trick-or-treating is a lot warmer.

See where to enjoy indoor trick-or-treating in West Michigan. 

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