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Win Tickets To See Tobymac In Concert & Unplugged, April 19th [Video]

Former DcTalk front man TobyMac brings his show Unplugged: A Night Of Stories & Songs, to the Central Wesleyan Church, April 19th, 7:30pm. Toby joins me on the air for Faith Hope & Love Songs, 9-11am and 7-9pm EST Sunday.  Listen Live! I always love talking to this guy and I just can't wait to meet him!

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LAUGHFEST Tickets Still Available For Whoopi Goldberg Show

Whoopi is one of the elite few who has won a Grammy, Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and Tony.  WOW!  And she is going to be right here in Grand Rapids, March 9th at the GRCC Ford Fieldhouse.

I missed Whoopi this past week on The View when she was guesting on Patricia Heaton's show "The Middle"

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Much Of February Felt An Awful Lot Like Spring In West Michigan, Didn’t It?

If only every Winter could be like this every year!  Everyone who loves a typical Michigan Winter feels like they have been cheated out of West Michigan fun.  If you live in Michigan you must like cold weather and Pond Hockey, and Ice Skating, and Skiing, and Snowboarding at Cannonsburg Ski Area, right?

I know, I know; but, for those of us who needed a break from a typical West Michigan Winter, February this year, felt an awful lot like Spring, didn't it?  And Spring?  Spring makes me get excited about planting some flowers and thinking about some of my favorite bulbs to plant

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West Michigan Says, “Welcome Home Soldier!”

This is the best news I've heard so far, this year!  73 Michigan Marines from the 6th Engineer Support Battalion will be arriving back home, safe and sound, from Afghanistan today.

This will be the first time they will see their families in months

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How You Can Protect Your West Michigan Home From Break Ins

If you watch, read or listen to Grand Rapids and West Michigan news you may have noticed there are more stories about break ins happening in our area.  I guess it's a sign of the times.  More people are unemployed and it's only going to get worse; with Rick Snyder cutting unemployment benefits from 26 weeks to 20 weeks

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Hey Grand Rapids! Today Is Your Last Chance To Register To Vote

If you want to take part in Michigan's Presidential Election on February 28th then today is your last chance to register to vote!

In a primary election voters can choose whether to vote in the democratic or republican primaries

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West Michigan Man Honored In President Obama’s State Of The Union

The first tip off should have been when you were invited to watch President Barack Obama's State Of The Union Address live in Washington D.C.  The second tip off should have been when you noticed you were sitting with First Lady Michelle Obama during the speech

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New Klingman’s Store Coming To West Michigan!

One year after shutting its doors a new Klingman's store is reopening on 2900 block of 28th Street SW.  The new store opening is tentatively scheduled for February 1st.  WZZM13 is reporting that their partners at www.grNow.com late

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Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images
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West Michigan’s Tulip Time Adds Two New Shows

It's almost that time.  What time is that?   It's almost Tulip Time!  It is kind of hard to believe, isn't it?  On Friday I was walking around my backyard enjoying all the greenery.  I couldn't believe me eyes!  My grass was still green, some flowers were still in bloom, my crocuses and daffodils were growing and beginning to turn green

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Newsboys w/Michael Tate & Former dcTalk’s Kevin Max In Concert Holland

I interviewed Duncan Phillips from the Newsboys last week.  He sent me a copy of the Newsboys latest CD available on iTunes and these guys are taking it to a whole other level.  Former dcTalk member Michael Tate joined the Newsboys in 2009 and really breathed new life into the band

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Americans Adapting To A New Idea Of Prosperity! Is Grand Rapids Adapting Too?

With unemployment on the rise, many Americans still,  are finding reasons to be thankful.  Many times you just never know what you're made of until you find yourself in a changed position.  New places, new people, new things also can offer new opportunities if you are on the look out and expecting them

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Congrat’s West Michigan! Signature Chef Auction For The March Of Dimes

You like to eat right?  But what if you could eat out and not worry about anything, well, maybe the calories. 
Some of the best chef's in West Michigan got together for a great cause Monday night, and it was for the March Of Dimes

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