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BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration Is Saturday; Five Epic Meal Time Bacony Delicious Dishes [Sponsored]

This is the weekend that BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration returns.

The bacon-infused celebration is Saturday at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center.

BaCon features all things bacon: dishes, drinks and, of course, desserts. Tickets are still available.

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Holiday Parades Around West Michigan 2014

Here's a helpful list of family friendly holiday parades this season!

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Detroit Lions’ Calvin Johnson Returns, Other Things To Know About NFL Week 10

NFL teams charge into the second half of the 2014 season this week. Several battles could shape the playoff picture. Here's a preview of this week's most interesting storylines:

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Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week: Rockford High School Boys’ Cross Country

Rockford High School's boys' cross country team, which captured the Michigan School Athletic Association Division 1 Lower Peninsula state title, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week honoree.

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Gov. Rick Snyder Defeats Challenger Mark Schauer to Lead GOP Sweep for State Posts; U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Wins Senate Seat

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder led Democratic challenger Mark Schauer by about 70,000 votes with 56 percent of the total with 545 of Michigan's 4,877 precincts reporting, prompting the Free Press to project Snyder the winner.

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Rock The Vote Celebs Like to Tell You to Vote, Even If They Don’t

Are you one of the folks who doesn't really pay attention to the mid-term elections? You aren’t alone.

The irony? Some of the famous folks daring you to “rock the vote,” haven’t taken their own medicine.

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Why Do We Still Change The Clocks Every Spring and Fall?

While preparing for this morning's show, I found it interesting that almost every piece of news I found on the topic was negative. If the effects of the time change are so clear, why do we still do it?

Or is this another case of news people looking only at the bad side of a topic?

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Wee Difference For November: Feeding America West Michigan [Video]

November is the month of Thanksgiving, a time for reflecting back in gratitude on the blessings that we have.

Many in West Michigan are blessed to have an organization like Feeding America (the West Michigan Food Bank) in our community, helping to feed those on the margins.

If you have plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, maybe you can lend a hand to those who are struggling.

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Tom Brady Owns Peyton Manning, Other Things We Know About NFL Week 9

New England, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia recorded key wins, while Dallas suffered their second loss in seven days. Here's a recap of all of the Week 9 action:

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College Football: Ole Miss is Out, Other Big Stories from Week 10

One contender may have played its way into the college football playoff while another got knocked out. Here are the highlights from Week 10.

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2014 Michigan General Election Primer

President Barack Obama, former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former Florida governor and presidential candidate Jeb Bush and former U.S. Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have all campaigned this fall in Michigan, but not in their election bids.

They were supporting Michigan candidates for governor and U.S. Senate.

Michigan's general election is Tuesday.

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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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