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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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Leon Halip - Getty Images
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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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Ted Murphy
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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Who Wins First Playoff Elimination Game? Big Questions for Week 10 in College Football

With this week’s release of the College Football Playoff selection committee’s rankings, every game suddenly takes on new importance. Here are some of the big questions going into this week:

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Julie Weiler
Julie Weiler
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Cedar Springs High School Girls’ Cross Country’s Kenzie Weiler Named Athlete of the Week

Cedar Springs High School's girls' cross country No. 1 runner Kenzie Weiler, the defending Division 2 state champion, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Meijer Announces Dates for the 2015 Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft

After a successful inaugural tournament that generated $600,000 for Midwest food pantries, the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft will return to Grand Rapids in 2015 for another week of community events and the best women golfers in the world.

The tournament is slated July 20-26, 2015, at Blythefield Country Club in Belmont, and will again benefit the Walker-based retailer Meijer's Simply Give program.

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Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images
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Red Wings Fans Hold Their Breath As ‘Mr. Hockey’ Gordie Howe Suffers Stroke [Video]

Detroit is known as "Hockeytown" for many reasons, and the main reason started with the Stanley Cup winning teams of the Red Wings of the '50s, led by the "Production Line", headed by one of the most prolific scorers in the game, Gordie Howe.

Howe's family says he suffered a severe stroke over the weekend. So, our prayers are with him as he recovers in Texas.

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Detroit Lions’ Matthew Stafford Invites Meijer Shoppers Into His Can Cave, Party Ensues [Video]

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford may not have the offense pumping on all cylinders just yet, but he knows how to throw a party.

Pepsi put Stafford in a Can Cave at a Detroit area Meijer and let him invite fans in for a party. The results are hilarious.

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Courtesy of Meijer
Courtesy of Meijer
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RECALL ALERT: Meijer Recalls Halloween Projector Flashlights

Meijer has issued a recall for a novelty Halloween projector flashlight because it poses a burn hazard.

This recall involves a Signature Designs Halloween image projector. The projector is a flashlight with cap that holds special lenses to project messages and images onto a wall or other surfaces.

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Scott Olson, Getty Images
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Latest Testing Shows No Sign of Asian Carp in Kalamazoo River

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that the latest round of Asian carp environmental DNA sampling on the lower Kalamazoo River in Allegan County produced all negative results.

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