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Fish Lads’ Fish of the Week: Alaskan King Crab Legs and Jumbo Shrimp [Sponsored]

It's the Fish of the Week, presented by Fish Lads, located in the Grand Rapids Downtown Market.

This week’s catch is a double catch: Alaskan king crab legs and jumbo shrimps.

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Olds Manor Finally to be Developed

And then there was one.

The last big vacant building in downtown Grand Rapids, Olds Manor, is going to get a $22 million upgrade, with even more apartment and retail space.

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University of Michigan Announcing Jim Harbaugh As New Head Football Coach [Video]

The University of Michigan announced Monday night it is making a major football announcement at noon today.

While Michigan has not confirmed it, it has been widely reported U-M Interim Athletic Director Jim Hackett plans to introduce former San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh as the Wolverines' next head coach in Ann Arbor.

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15 Fast and Furious Facts About ‘Mad Max’ Trilogy [Video]

It’s been almost 30 years since the last ‘Mad Max’ movie hit theaters in 1985. That's a long time since ‘Thunderdome’ but with ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, the franchise is making a major comeback (albeit with a different Max Rockatansky). Need to catch up on your ‘Mad Max’ knowledge? You can get a primer on all things ‘Mad Max’ in the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which focuses on George Miller’s dystopian trilogy. It’s time to remember The Road Warrior. The man we called “Max”…

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Detroit’s Ndamukong Suh Reportedly Suspended For Lions’ Playoff Opener After Stepping On Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers

The suspension could also mean Suh's time in a Lions jersey has come to an end. The former Nebraska Cornhusker's contract is up at the end of the season, and he is reported to be contemplating a move elsewhere.

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‘Game of Thrones’ is 2014′s Most Pirated TV Series, Insert Surprise Here

The ease with which we access TV becomes more ubiquitous every year, but some shows will always top out demand for piracy. Now, for the third year in a row, HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ has topped TorrentFreak’s annual list of pirated TV show downloads, though a few of the entries on this year’s countdown might actually surprise you.

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Governor Signs Bills Approving Suspicion-Based Drug-Testing for Welfare Recipients

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed new legislation Friday to enact a drug-testing program for adult welfare recipients.

House Bill 4118 and Senate Bill 275 were among a number of bills approved by Snyder.

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M&M Sorting Machine May Change Your Candy Eating Habits Forever

This may be the most revolutionary thing to happen to the confectionery industry since someone put a stick at the end of a sucker and called it a lollipop.

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Playoff Field Is Set, Other Things We Learned In NFL Week 17

The 2014 NFL regular season ended on Sunday, as all remaining playoff spots were claimed and several division titles were decided -- including the NFC North by the Green Bay Packers with their 30-20 win over the Detroit Lions.

Here's a recap of the day's action.

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98.7 WFGR’s Greatest Hits of 2014

It's been a year, hasn't it?

Well, take a look back with some perspective at Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR's top topics for 2014, our greatest hits.

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Spectrum Health Releases List Of Top Baby Names For 2014

What were the most popular baby names in West Michigan in 2014? Well, according to the birth records at Spectrum Health, Olivia and Noah were the most popular for boys and girls respectively.

This year, there are several newcomers to the girl’s list, including Avery, Ella and Nora. Some new boy names also took over the list in 2014 – William, Caleb, Carter, Henry, Benjamin and Jackson were all added this year.

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Tom Brady’s Facebook Year in Review Is Too Good to Miss

He may not have won the Super Bowl -- heck, he may not have even made the Super Bowl -- but don't doubt for a second that Tom Brady's year wasn't top-notch.

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