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Grand Rapids Area Teams Continue To Roll In The State Football Playoffs, Here’s This Weekend’s Schedule

The State High School Playoffs enter the quarterfinal stage this weekend, with the Grand Rapids area well represented with six teams still in the title picture.

If you add O-K Conference teams from Zeeland and Muskegon, and that number grows to ten.

Here's this weekend's schedule of the State High School Football Playoffs.

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Watch As Upstate New Yorkers Fumble Over Michigan Locations [Video]

Last week, Movoto published a video of Californians stumbling over the names of places in Upstate New York.

A former Michigan resident decided turnabout is fair play and had his co-workers in New York try to pronounce such Michigan places as Ypsilanti and Hamtramck. 

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Sorry, Detroit — Buffalo Is Now Hockeytown, USA

Could Detroit's favorite nickname belong somewhere else?

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101st Airborne Troops Return To Fort Campbell From Afghanistan
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What Is A Veteran?

Veteran's Day will once again feature parades and fanfare for those who have served our country.

But the rest of the year, veterans seem to slip in among us and go about their daily business, even though what they did may have had a significant impact on their life and the lives of those around them.

This tribute seeks to rectify that.

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39 Years Ago Today, ‘Gales Of November Came Early’

On November 10th, 1975, The Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior. For most Michiganders, this was a pretty big deal. Not many boats sink anymore, certainly not on the Great Lakes, and not many have romanticized in song like the Fitzgerald.

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John Balyo Sentenced For Sexually Assaulting Young Boy

The former host of a Grand Rapids Christian radio show was sentenced Monday in Calhoun County Circuit Court for sexually assaulting a young boy.

John Balyo was sentenced to 25 to 50 years behind bars for first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Stevie Wonder’s On Tour, Working On New Albums

Stevie Wonder just kicked off his Songs in the Key of Life tour, which features him performing his classic album of that name in its entirety.

But he's also got two new albums in the works.

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Title Dreams are Dashed, Other Things We Saw in Week 11 in College Football

More title contenders fell out of contention as six big games between ranked teams took their toll on the playoff possibilities.

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‘Cardiac Cats’ Win In Last Minute Again

The Detroit Lions won their fourth straight game and third straight in the final minutes, as they continue to hold on to first place in the NFC North.

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Category: Michigan News, Sports
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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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