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Mason County Judge Reinstates Pursuing Murder Charges Against Baby Kate’s Father, Sean Phillips

A Mason County Circuit Court judge has ruled prosecutors can pursue open murder charges against Sean Phillips, WZZM-13 reported.

Phillips is the 25-year-old father of Katherine "Baby Kate" Phillips, a 4½-month-old who went missing from the Ludington area in June 2011.

In September, District Judge Peter J. Wadel dismissed murder charges against Phillips, saying prosecutors did not prove Baby Kate had been killed.

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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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These Are Not Your Dad’s Versions of ‘Jingle Bells’ [Video]

We've been playing Christmas music on Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR's sister station, 100.5 The River, since Nov. 2.

In addition to my gig as mid-day host on 98.7 WFGR, I am also our operations manager. Part of my job is helping schedule the music for WFGR and 100.5 The River.

So, yes, I have gotten to know my Christmas songs well, very well. And I can tell you this: A couple of new videos of "Jingle Bells" renditions are definitely not your dad's version of the holiday classic.

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The Most Famous Reindeer of All Celebrates His 50th Anniversary [Video]

It's hard to believe that the animated classic "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" turns 50 this week. The holiday special has released a DVD to commemorate its golden anniversary.

Did you know that "Rudolph" is used to educate children how to handle bullying and accepting those who are different from them?

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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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Vaclav Volrab, ThinkStock
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MHSAA Rules Changes in Hockey, Basketball and Wrestling

The Michigan High School Athletic Association has made a number of changes for the 2014-15 winter sports season.

Changes have been made to hockey, wrestling, and girls and boys basketball. Most changes focus on player safety.

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Television host-comedian Ellen Degeneres and singer-producer Pharrell Williams attend a ceremony honoring Williams with the 2,537th star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday in Hollywood, Calif. (Photo:  Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Television host-comedian Ellen Degeneres and singer-producer Pharrell Williams attend a ceremony honoring Williams with the 2,537th star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday in Hollywood, Calif. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
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Pharrell Williams Receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star, Says ‘I’m Humbled’ [Video]

On Thursday, Pharrell Williams received the 2,537th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the W Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, Calif.

Over the course of his decade-long career, records he's worked on have sold more than 100 million copies. He's won seven Grammy Awards and he was responsible for two of 2013's biggest songs -- Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” and Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” -- as well as one of 2014's "Happy."

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Ebola, Minecraft, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Flappy Bird top Yahoo Searches, Obsessions

Yahoo has released its top searches for 2014, and Ebola tops the list.

This year’s top searches on Yahoo included a national obsession, an international health crisis and some favorite women stars.

Yes, there are other search engines other than Google.

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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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