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Jr. Mint and Casper Visit for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Awww, brothers Junior Mint and Casper the cats, came by 100.5 The River to visit Andy Rent's "Andy in the Morning" show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Latest Testing Shows No Sign of Asian Carp in Kalamazoo River

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that the latest round of Asian carp environmental DNA sampling on the lower Kalamazoo River in Allegan County produced all negative results.

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This Is Why Michigan Can’t Have Nice Things, Other Top Stories from Week 9

This weekend didn't lack for big numbers and big drama in college football.

Here are some of the highlights and what we learned. 

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MHSAA Announces Football Playoff Pairings

The pairings were announced Sunday for the 2014 Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs.

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Kent County Health Department Monitoring Traveler with ‘Very Low’ Ebola Risk

The Kent County Health Department announced it is monitoring a person who recently traveled from a country in West Africa, WOOD-TV8 reported.

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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For West Michigan

Trying to figure out when trick-or-treating is happening in your area? We've found a comprehensive list that you can reference!

It seems that all communities here in West Michigan will be doing their trick-or-treating on Friday, Oct. 31 -- Halloween night. 

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Rockford Public Schools Lockdown Lifted Following Bomb Threat

All campuses in the Rockford Public School District were placed on lockdown Friday morning after a bomb threat.

The lockdown started around 10:30 a.m. after the superintendent’s office received a bomb threat against the district in general.

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Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week: Hopkins Football’s Quincy Collings and Wyatt Stegeman

The Hopkins High School football team's halfback pair of Quincy Collings and Wyatt Stegeman share honors as this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

Hopkins has its regular-season finale at 7 p.m. tonight against Godwin Heights in Wyoming. Stegeman and Collings are two big reasons why the Vikings could claim the Ottawa-Kent (OK) Conference Silver Division title outright in addition to reaching the postseason for the ninth consecutive year.

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BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration Nov. 8; Top 5 Jim Gaffigan Bacon Jokes [Sponsored]

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

BaCon features bacon-inspired dishes and drinks for the celebration of all things bacon, and tickets are currently on sale.

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Can Lane Kiffin Escape Knoxville? Big Questions for Week 9 in College Football

Top teams face tough road tests, and Tennessee fans gear up for the return of Lane Kiffin. Those are just some of the top stories in what should be another fun week of college football.

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Free Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties in Grand Rapids, Grand Haven

The solar eclipse expected around dusk tonight may be safely seen at viewing parties in Grand Rapids and Grand Haven.

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RECALL ALERT: Serrano Peppers Sold At Meijer Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

Officials are warning the public that some Serrano peppers distributed by Meijer stores in Michigan are potentially contaminated with salmonella.

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