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8-Year-Old Big Rapids Boy Creates LEGO Harlem Shake [Video]

I couldn't tell you what I was doing when I was eight years old, but chances are, I wasn't creating stop animation videos of LEGO mini figures doing the "Harlem Shake". But, Clay Oosterhouse from Big Rapids used his iPod touch, iMotion, iMovie, and some Legos to create what is by far the best "Harlem Shake" video I've seen so far. Clay's goal is to reach 1 million views, and to get to 1,000 by the end of the week. Check out the video after the jump!

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New WZZM On Air Look Starts Tuesday

WZZM is freshening their on air look. No they aren't changing anchors or anything like that (That's right--Dave Kachele's gig is safe--for now ;) ) BUT they are changing the on air look of their graphics and newscasts. Yay!

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West Michigan People On TV Game Shows!

Congrats to Darl Gilliland, Ashley Boelens, and the Parker family! These West Michigan natives are all going to be on TV game shows in the next week! Way to go! Gilliland joins a host of other West Michiganders who have been on the Price is Right since Drew Carey took over as host.

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Earlie Johnson’s $7,500 Vintage Porn Collection Stolen From Home In Muskegon

Earlie Johnson of Muskegon had his $7,500 vintage porn collection stolen. Johnson came home Tuesday night to find his back door knocked in and several items missing from his home.  Among the stolen goods was Johnson's vintage porn collection.  Earlie told WZZM 13 that it has taken him years and thousands of dollars to collect.

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Butterflies Returning To Frederik Meijer Gardens

One of West Michigan's favorite signs of spring is beginning to take shape.

Butterflies are returning to Frederik Meijer Gardens and the Butterflies Are Blooming exhibit will open soon!

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MEAP Scores Released – See How Your School Scored

Today, the Michigan Department of Education released MEAP test scores from fall of 2012.

The Michigan Education Assessment Program report provides results for public schools from grades 3 - 9.

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Rockford Sweetheart Splash 2013

Rockford hosted it's annual Sweetheart Splash over the weekend to help raise money for charity.  Tons of people took the plunge into the frigid waters of the Rockford River on Saturday afternoon.  You can see couples, church groups, parents, grandparents, and children dive into the freezing waters in a gallery of photos put together by Gene Parker.  Check it out after the jump!

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Big Storm Is Over Here, But When It Hits The East Coast…

Watch out! It's always the way it is. In the national media (Networks, The Weather Channel) when WE get a foot of snow, it's a "little storm over the Great Lakes". But when that storm hits the East Coast...STOP! The entire world has to hear EVERY little detail like the planet is close to blowing up. No, no media bias here!

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Rockford High School Grad/49ers Star Joe Staley Talks Super Bowl Blackout, Spiders, Woodchucks, Snakes, And More

Joe Staley was a football star at Rockford High School. He continued his success at Central Michigan University and now with the San Francisco 49ers.

Tuesday night, Staley took some time to discuss playing in the Super Bowl, his biggest fears, tacos, snakes, and a whole lot more.

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Tuesday is National Pancake Day AND National Weather Person Day!

So take your pick! Fluffy stacks of hotcakes with warm syrup, or Alana Nehring or George Lessons! Id pick the weather people over the pancakes anyday! Although, IHOP does have a mean chocolate chip pancake! ;)

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Water Main Break In Rockford

There has been a water main break in Rockford tonight.

Repairs are expected to last through the night.

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Happy Hot Chocolate Day!

This seems like one of those national "Day's" that's perfect for today! With the snow and the blowing and all, it's a good day to take advant of today's "Day". It's National Hot Chocolate Day! And that actually sounds good right about now, doesn't it?

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