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Catch Wendy Reed while you work, Middays on Channel 95-7. Tune in to stay current with what’s happening in West Michigan, and for the best mix of hot hits in Grand Rapids. Wendy is equally likely to compliment your cute shoes, condemn you for wearing leggings as pants, or invite you out to drink beer and watch a baseball game. Wendy loves her dog (Harry Potter), New Kids On The Block, live blogging her life, and eating out (aka not having to cook). Her hobbies include Facebook, reading, and pinning crafts on Pinterest that she’ll never make. Stream online at mychannel957.com!
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Scammers Spoofing West Michigan Business’ Phone Number

A new phone scam making the rounds in West Michigan is hurting more than just the people being called. A local business is also being tied to the scam.

"We've gotten several phone calls from people stating that we had just called their house," Shawn Howland, a manager at Lentz USA Automotive at 1227 Leonard Street NW in Grand Rapids, told WZZM-13.

The thing is that no one at the shop has been placing those calls.

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Voting’s Now Open for West Michigan Whitecaps’ Newest Menu Item

The West Michigan Whitecaps are preparing for their 2015 season. As part of that, they’re doing a lot of things and asking for the public’s input.

Currently, they are asking for the public to vote for which new food item they should add to their menu for the coming season. 

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The Kalamazoo Promise Turns 10 Years Old

This year, The Kalamazoo Promise -- a program where anonymous donors put college education within the reach of every child in Kalamazoo Public Schools -- is celebrating a decade and the fact it has handed out nearly 4,000 scholarships in the past 10 years.

Because of the Kalamazoo Promise, graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools can count on full-tuition scholarships to any community college, public university or, new this year, a select group of private colleges in Michigan.

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Courtesy of Ritz Koney Bar and Grille
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Ritz Koney’s Closure Date Pushed Back to Mid-March

A popular bar in downtown Grand Rapids is getting ready to close, but that closure will be happening later than expected.

Originally, it was thought that Ritz Koney would be closing Monday, but an announcement on their Facebook page says that that date has been moved back. 

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Teen Arrested for Threatening Students at West Catholic High School

A student at West Catholic High School has been arrested following threats made to fellow students on Instagram.

The Grand Rapids Police Department was contacted by administrators at West Catholic on Sunday regarding the threats. Some students were told not to go to school on Monday, while others were told that some type of harm would come to them. 

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Trader Joe’s Signs Lease to Open Store in West Michigan

Two years ago, there were rumors that it may happen, and now it's official. Trader Joe’s is coming to Grand Rapids.

A lease was signed on Dec. 22, 2014 between representatives of Trader Joe's East Inc. and Grand Rapids-based CWD Real Estate Investment, leasing Trader Joe’s space in Kentwood. The space is located across from Centerpointe Mall on 28th Street, according to the Grand Rapids Business Journal

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