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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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Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired by 2014 Movie Characters

October is in full swing, and Halloween is right around the corner. If you're a movie nerd who's into dressing up for Halloween, picking your costume can be some serious business. But with only a few weeks left before The Big Day, you've got some choices to make. Wanna bro down with your buds and go as the Robert De Niros from 'Neighbors'? Or maybe you're a lady who wants to ditch the animal ears and do something much cooler this year. If you need help figuring it out, we've got a handy guide to Halloween costumes inspired by 2014 movie characters to help you get it together in time for the upcoming holiday, including what to buy and where to buy it.

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Officials Warn Michigan Drivers: ‘Don’t Veer for Deer’

With the start of bow hunting season Wednesday, deer are on the move here in West Michigan. October and November are the riskiest months for deer-related vehicle accidents in Michigan.

Because of this, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and other organizations are coming up with new ways to bring the number of deer-related accidents down.

The Traffic Safety Coalition is trying to increase education when it comes to cars and deer by creating a video titled "Don't Veer For Deer", which will be shown in Michigan driver education courses.

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Back-to-School 2014: Check Out #BTSWMI, #BTSWestMI Photos from Twitter, Instagram Right Here

Summer vacation and the three-day Labor Day weekend are over as students head back to school across Michigan today.

Use the hashtags #btswmi or #btswestmi on Twitter or Instagram with your back-to-school pictures from greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan. Let's show our pride pictorially about our students, children and kids.

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Post Back-to-School Pics on Twitter, Instagram with #BTSWMI, #BTSWestMI Hashtags; See Them Online with 100.5 The River

Summer vacation and the three-day Labor Day weekend are over as students head back to school across Michigan on Tuesday.

Share your pride about your students headed back to school on their first day of the 2014-2015 school year. Use the hashtags #btswmi or #btswestmi on Twitter or Instagram, and see those photos online at 100.5 The River.

We'll post those photos starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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Michigan Fall Colors Beginning To Peak

Before you grab a rake or leaf blower, make some time to take a drive and enjoy Michigan's beautiful fall colors.

See when and where to go to enjoy the best fall colors in Michigan.

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How Do You Dispose Of Your Fallen Leaves? [Poll]

Won't be long before our snow shovels come out of storage.  Before then, we need to take care of the fallen leaves in the yard.

How do you dispose of your fallen leaves?

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Which Season Is Your Favorite?

Back-to-school time is quickly approaching and with it comes the end of summer.  As we prepare for the first official day of fall on September 22, many are trying to squeeze all the fun out of each remaining day of warm West Michigan weather.

We all need to get to the beach and in the pool as much as possible in the weeks to come to enjoy summer.  There's still lots of summer fun to be had, but is it the best time of the year?

Which season is your favorite?

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Nasty Fall For Lady Gaga [VIDEO]

Here's the footage of pop star Lady Gaga taking a nasty tumble onstage in Houston. It's amazing that she was okay.

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