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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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BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration Nov. 8; Top 5 Jim Gaffigan Bacon Jokes [Sponsored]

BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration is back for its second annual event Nov. 8 at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center.

BaCon features bacon-inspired dishes and drinks for the celebration of all things bacon, and tickets are currently on sale.

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Can Lane Kiffin Escape Knoxville? Big Questions for Week 9 in College Football

Top teams face tough road tests, and Tennessee fans gear up for the return of Lane Kiffin. Those are just some of the top stories in what should be another fun week of college football.

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Bob Seger’s Latest Has Him Riding High [Video]

Bob Seger is making a strong showing with his new album. Billboard.com says "Ride Out" is starting its run on the Billboard 200 at number three, which is the highest chart debut of his career.

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Free Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties in Grand Rapids, Grand Haven

The solar eclipse expected around dusk tonight may be safely seen at viewing parties in Grand Rapids and Grand Haven.

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Slow’s Bar-B-Q Coming To Downtown Market In The Spring

With the specter of winter approaching, it's nice to already have something to look forward come springtime in Grand Rapids. How about delicious, mouth watering bar-b-q from Detroit.

The famed Slow's Bar-B-Q announced they will open a location in the Downtown Market on Ionia Street SW, and I for one, am looking forward to it.

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Drunk Woman Drives Right Into Sheriff’s Front Door

From the "You can't make this stuff up" file. Because if you TRIED to make this one up, no one would believe you.

I mean NO ONE.

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Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week: South Christian Girls’ Golf Team

The state finals-playing South Christian High School girls' golf team is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

The team.

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BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration
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BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration Nov. 8; Top 5 Bacon-Inspired Quotes [Sponsored]

BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration returns for its second annual event on Nov. 8 at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center.

BaCon features bacon-inspired dishes and drinks, with tickets currently on sale.

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Grand Rapids NBA Star Chris Kaman Now Blowing Stuff Up On Reality Series [Video]

Former Tri-Unity Christian High School and Central Michgian University hoop star Chris Kaman is going out of his way to prove that Michigan men are indeed immature.

His new web-based reality series, "Exploring Chris Kaman" has Chris and his posse living through a bunch of fun adventures, including fishing for marlin, shooting automatic weapons, blowing stuff up with fireworks and eating fish eyeballs.

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Notre Dame vs Florida State quarterbacks
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Can Notre Dame Dethrone Champs? Big Questions for Week 8 in College Football

Can Notre Dame knock off top-ranked Florida State? That leads this week's big questions in college football.

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Jennifer Garner on ‘Conan:’ ‘I Streaked’ at Barn Theatre

It's the naked truth.

On Wednesday evening's Conan show on TBS with Conan O'Brien, actress Jennifer Garner talked about her days doing summer stock theater in various parts of the country, including at The Barn Theater in Augusta.

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