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Craig’s Halloween Part 2 [Photo Gallery]

So, Part 1 of my Halloween was with the kids.

Part 2 was a bit more adult, or at least it was with the people I work with.

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Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR’s November 2014 Top Songs Playlist

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Craig’s Halloween Part 1

My early Halloween was spent with the kiddos in their class parties.

We then went trick or treating with 423,877 other people at Woodland Mall.

Then Dad had a few drinks.

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Lake Effect: Grand Rapids’, West Michigan’s Winter 2014-15 Weather Forecast [Video]

After last winter, many us are approaching this winter with caution.

Today probably didn't help: snow on Halloween?

The National Weather Service's winter weather forecast is out. All we can say is make sure those snow blowers and shovels are ready if you live, work and/or play -- not to mention drive or travel -- between U.S. 131 and the Lake Michigan shore in greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

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Special Families Fun Fest at Delta Plex November 8

The DeltaPlex Arena and Family Hope Foundation are proud to announce the 3rd annual Special Families Fun Fest Saturday, November 8th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the DeltaPlex Arena.

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University of Michigan Taps Retired Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett as Interim AD

University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon has resigned and retired Steelcase Inc. CEO Jim Hackett is in for the interim, U-M President Mark Schlissel said in an Ann Arbor news conference this afternoon.

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Clay Patrick McBride
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Bob Seger Is a Halloween Party Pooper

The extensive series of tour dates Bob Seger has lined up in support of his new hit record 'Ride Out' won't begin until late November, which means he'll be home to enjoy Halloween with his family.

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Dave Brandon Reportedly Out as U-M Athletic Director

Multiple media outlets are reporting that University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon has resigned his post.

U-M has scheduled a 1:30 p.m. news conference where Brandon's resignation is reported to be made official.

Brandon has be

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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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‘The Colbert Report’ Sets Stephen’s Final Show for December

We've known for some time now that 'The Colbert Report' would say goodbye as Stephen moves on to bigger and better things at CBS' 'Late Show,' but we at last have a departure point. Comedy Central has officially scheduled the last 'Colbert Report' for mid December, but when can we run screaming at the gates to say goodbye?

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Ted Murphy
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BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration Nov. 8; Top 5 Homer Simpson Bacon Quotes [Sponsored]

Returning for the second consecutive year on Nov. 8 is BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration.

The all-things bacon celebration is a week from Saturday at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center.

BaCon features bacon-themed, -infused and -inspired dishes and drinks, and tickets are still available.

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Expect Mother Nature to Play Some Tricks with Halloween Weather on Friday

Mother Nature may have tricks of her own to play, with high winds, rain and snow being forecast by the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office for Friday.

That's going to make for some possibly challenging conditions for trick-or-treating on Halloween.

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