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WZZM-13 President GM Janet Mason Honored by Michigan National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

 WZZM-13 president and general manager was honored in Detroit last evening for her accomplishments in Television Broadcasting. 

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WZZM 13 Wins Big in Michigan Association of Broadcasters Awards

Congratulations to our news-gathering partner, WZZM 13, the Gannett-owned Grand Rapids ABC-TV station.

Its staff has won eight Michigan Association of Broadcasters Broadcast Excellence Awards.

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Brent Ashcroft
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New Sports Anchor and Reporter Beginning Soon on WZZM TV 13

Our news partner, WZZM 13, announced two new dynamic people will be joining their Sports Department.

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Meredith TerHaar
Meredith TerHaar
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New Anchor Joining WZZM TV 13 in December

Our news partner, WZZM 13, the Gannett owned ABC affiliate, announced the return of former WZZM 13 Producer/Reporter Meredith TerHaar as the new Weekend Morning News Anchor and Multimedia Journalist.

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Grandville Business On ‘Shark Tank’! [Video]

I have talked about it before: "Shark Tank" is one of my TV guilty pleasures.

It's on Friday nights on ABC, so I miss it sometimes, like many people do. They also rerun it on CNBC weeknights. Bingo!

The other night a business from the Grand Rapids area was featured!

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Millie is a Pool Shark at age 101 [Video]

Shooting pool is something that has been a part of my life since I was a little boy.  My grandfather had a pool table and I remember Tuesday night family dinners that would end up in the pool room for a family 'shoot out.' I've played pool since I was old enough to hold a cue stick.

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Eddie Rucker (WZZM)
Eddie Rucker (WZZM)
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Eddie Rucker Honored as 2014 William Glenn Trailblazer Honoree at Giant Awards

I am so happy for my friend, Eddie Rucker.  Saturday night, she was named the 2014 William Glenn Trailblazer Honoree at the 32nd Annual Giants Awards.

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WZZM Brings Home the Emmy’s

Congratulations to our news partner, WZZM TV13 for winning multiple Emmy Awards over the weekend.

Needless to say, they are very proud, and reported to us that the Michigan chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded ten Emmy Awards to WZZM 13 journalists Saturday night in Detroit, the most honors for any television station in West Michigan.

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Grand River Flooding Expected To Get Worse [VIDEO]

Flooding in Michigan Rivers, including the Grand River through Grand Rapids, is expected to get get worse in the next 72 hours. One to three inches of new rain is expected to send flood stages well above normal levels by the weekend. The area has already experienced above average rainfall totals, combined with average winter snowfall totals, swelling the Grand in many places.

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Sunday Morning Townsquare – March 24 2012

This week on Sunday Morning Townsquare, Paul speaks with:

  • George Lessens, WZZM 13 Meteorologist
  • Gretchen Johnson, Pine Rest Mother and Baby Program

Thanks for listening!

  • George Lessens, WZZM 13

George and I chat about the young age he developed is passion for weather, some of the early weather events that piqued his interest, how weather predicting and reporting technologies have advanced in the last 30 years, technologies on the horizon that will help better predict, what makes Michigan weather so unique, some of the most memorable weather he's covered, how social media has been helpful to weather reporting, his "Lessons on Science" for kids, meteorites and asteroids, the outlook for spring weather, the public blaming weather people for the weather even though they have no control over it, his advice for aspiring meteorologists, and more……..

George Lessens http://www.wzzm13.com/news/article/118668/230/George-Lessens-
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Happy 176th Birthday Michigan!

Today is Michigan's 176th birthday. January 26, 1837 Michigan was admitted as the 26th state of the union. And Michiganders all over the state will be celebrating!

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Police Investigating Potential Fire-Bombing In Holland

According to our media partners over at WZZM-13, Ottawa County Sheriff's Department investigators are looking into an attempted fire-bombing that occurred Monday night in Holland.

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