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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Is a Knockout for Manny Pacquaio

Butterfinger Cups is touting itself as the go-to treat for Manny "Pacman" Pacquaio, who is the reigning WBO welterweight world champion and is defending his title next month.

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West Michigan Student-Athletes Receive $1,000 Scholarships

At the Boys Basketball Finals in East Lansing on March 28, Farm Bureau Insurance awarded 32 scholarships to outstanding student-athletes.

West Michigan winners include:  Andrew James Fox of Forest Hills Central High School, Kyler Beal of Holland High School, Allison Utting of Grandville High School and Collin DeShaw of West Ottawa High School. 

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Photo courtesy of Grand Valley State University
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Fire Reported at Apartments Near Grand Valley State University

Crews from multiple fire departments are responding to a fire at an apartment complex just off-campus at Grand Valley State University.

The fire began around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at 4932 West Campus Drive in Allendale.

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Jean Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Jean is a beautiful three-year-old Lab/Staffordshire Terrier mix dog looking for a good home.

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100.5 The River’s April 2015 Top Songs Playlist

Edwin McCain's I'll Be

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West Michigan Aviation Academy and Fennville Moving from Class C to Class B

Classifications for Michigan High School Athletic Association postseason tournaments in traditionally classified sports (A, B, C, D) for the 2015-16 school year have been announced.

Changes include West Michigan Aviation Academy and Fennville Moving from Class C to Class B.

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Photo Courtesy of Dolphin Vacations/Norwegian Cruise Line
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Win A Vacation — Official Rules

Official Rules for Townsquare Media's "Win a Vacation" giveaway.

1. No Purchase Required to Enter or Win

2. Eligibility: Townsquare Media LLC Giveaways (the "Giveaways") are open only to individuals who are legal residents of the 48 contiguous states who are 13 years of age or older (18 or older if a resident of Maine)

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City of Grand Rapids’ Yard Waste Drop-Off Center Now Open

Spring is here, believe it or not, and with the warmer temperatures expected this week, the City of Grand Rapids' yard waste drop-off site has opened a week earlier than scheduled.

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New Addition Open at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

This past Sunday was a big day at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital as they began welcoming patients to their new hospital addition.

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Godwin Heights Boys’ Basketball Wins Class B State Title

On Saturday, Godwin Heights boys' basketball team won the Class B state championshi on Saturday, beating Detroit Henry Ford 85-68 in East Lansing.

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Weekend Box Office Report: The Box Office Goes ‘Home’

In one of the strongest box office weekends of 2015 so far, both Home and Get Hard opened strong while Insurgent and Cinderella continued to perform well. This was the rare weekend that literally offered something for everyone, with R-rated comedies and animated family fare exceeding expectations.

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Major Construction Project at 131 and Stadium Drive in Kalamazoo

Reconstruction of the US-131 interchange at Stadium Drive in Kalamazoo began today.

MDOT says the new interchange will be open to traffic in early September.

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