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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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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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Two Guys Catch 13-Foot, 800-Pound Gator with Bare Hands [Video]

Two Florida men took fishing to a new level after catching a 13-foot, nearly 800-pound alligator by hand.

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College Football Fans Take This Stuff Seriously! [Video]

You know, when college football fans take their games and teams so seriously, you don't want to be in their path if their team loses. It could get ugly.

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London Jollies for the Lions, Other Things We Learned About NFL Week 8

High scores, amazing offensive performances and second chances highlighted Week 8 of the 2014 NFL season.

Here's what we learned on Sunday:

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Why Michigan Can’t Have Nice Things, Other Top Stories from Week 9

This weekend didn't lack for big numbers and big drama in college football.

Here are some of the highlights and what we learned. 

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MHSAA Announces Football Playoff Pairings

The pairings were announced Sunday for the 2014 Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs.

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MSU safety RJ Williamson intercepts Michigan's Devin Gardner and returns it for a touchdown in the third quarter. (Getty Images)
MSU safety RJ Williamson intercepts Michigan's Devin Gardner and returns it for a touchdown in the third quarter. (Getty Images)
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Michigan State Routs Michigan 35-11

The Spartans forced three turnovers en route to beating their arch-rivals for the sixth time in eight seasons.

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The Long Distance Peanut Purchase [Video]

After the players on the field, the most popular guys at a baseball game are the vendors. Usually, the item they're selling speaks for itself and no gimmicks are needed.

But then you occasionally come across the guy who uses some flare and pizzazz to sell his peanuts. Like this vendor at the Royals game who's got a great arm.

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Old Dude Is a Real-Life Rocky Balboa

Boxing's next great up-and-coming star looks a wee bit past his prime.

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Hopkins High School Football’s Quincy Collings and Wyatt Stegeman Named Athletes of the Week

The Hopkins High School football team's halfback pair of Quincy Collings and Wyatt Stegeman share honors as this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

Hopkins has its regular-season finale at 7 p.m. tonight against Godwin Heights in Wyoming. Stegeman and Collings are two big reasons why the Vikings could claim the Ottawa-Kent (OK) Conference Silver Division title outright in addition to reaching the postseason for the ninth consecutive year.

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