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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Brings Holiday Spectacle to Grand Rapids on Sunday [Video]

If you've never seen the Trans-Siberian Orchestra perform, don't even bother imagining what might unfold.

It is something seemingly beyond the realm of reality that is being brought to Grand Rapids for Trans-Siberian Orchestra's performances at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Van Andel Arena.

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Meijer 12 Days of Christmas — Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE OF ANY KIND WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. OPEN ONLY TO LE

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Michigan Senate Approves 4 A.M. Closing Time for Downtown Bars

Michigan cities may have the option of allowing downtown bars to stay open until 4 a.m. on weekend nights under a new bill that passed the Michigan Senate on Thursday.

Senate Bill 247 passed by a 22-14 vote, after an earlier vote failed.

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The Gift of Energy Could Make Someone Very Happy This Holiday Season

Here is an interesting idea as you shop for Christmas gifts. What about the gift of "Energy?"

Crazy? Not so much. Consumers Energy sells gift certificates that just might be the perfect gift for someone in need.  Maybe seniors that need help covering their expenses, college students, anyone. The cool thing is you don't have to make any online or store search.The gift of a warm home is welcomed by everyone, be it a relative, friend, co-worker, neighbor, service provider or someone who may be in financial need.

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Who Makes the Playoffs? The Big Questions for Week 15 in College Football

After a wild and unpredictable year, it all comes down to this. Here are the top storylines as we look ahead to the final weekend of the college football regular season.

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Debra Underwood
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East Grand Rapids High School Girls’ Swimming’s Emily Converse and Gabby Higgins Named Athletes of the Week

East Grand Rapids girls' swimming and diving's Emily Converse and Gabby Higgins, who each captured two MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 individual state titles in addition to being on two winning relays in leading the Pioneers to a repeat state championship in Oakland, are this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week co-honorees.

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It’s Christmas Parade Weekend In West Michigan

Santa Claus will be busy this weekend throughout the area, as he's scheduled to appear at eight different Christmas parades. Here's the schedule.

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Grand Rapids Symphony Presents ‘Holiday Pops’

The Grand Rapids Symphony’s "Nestle Gerber Holiday Pops" helps bring joy to the holiday season with Christmas music and performances.

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Matt Milhouse
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Ice Skating at Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids Opens for the Season on Friday

Ice skating at Rosa Parks Circle is always a big part of winter fun in downtown Grand Rapids.

Rosa Parks Circle is set to open to ice skaters for the season on Friday, December 5 at noon.

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Mike Coppola, Getty Images
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2,000 Gymnasts Competing at Gymnastics on the Grand This Weekend

More than gymnasts will compete at the fifth annual Gymnastics on the Grand this weekend at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids.

Carly Patterson, the 2004 Summer Olympics all-around gold medalist, will be on hand to meet with fans and sign autographs throughout the weekend.

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Eli Is Looking For a Good Home [Sponsored]

Eli, one of the cutest kittens to visit our studios, came in meowing today for my "Andy in the Morning" show's Wet Nose Wednesday.

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University of Michigan Football Coach Brady Hoke Fired [Video]

After four seasons at the helm, University of Michigan Football Coach Brady Hoke was let go Tuesday.

University of Michigan Interim Director of Athletics Jim Hackett made the announcement at a news conference in Ann Arbor, saying he had come to the decision on Sunday night.

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