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Haunted Grand Rapids: The St. Cecilia Music Center

It's that time of year again, when ghost and goblin stories either freak you out, or give you the desire to explore and prove the stories wrong.

On our tour of Haunted Grand Rapids, our first stop is the St. Cecilia Music Center on Ransom St. NE. Is it haunted?

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Arkansas v TCU
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West Michigan’s OK Conference Bans ‘USA’ Chant From Sporting Events

Gone are the days of hearing the chant 'U-S-A, U-S-A' in West Michigan. At least at high school sporting events.

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The Tangled Net of Problems the DNR Faces about Lake Michigan

There are complex problems with the fish in Lake Michigan, thankfully the good people at the DNR have laid out rather well what the issues the great lake faces with trout, salmon, alewives, and muscles.

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Central Michigan v Oklahoma State
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College Football Week 3: Hail Mary Forgiveness And Jojo’s Predictions

Central Michigan's last second "Hail Mary" pass play to defeat 22nd ranked Oklahoma State ruined another perfect week of predictions (well, THAT, and Hope College's love of turning the ball over).  But when it's your alma mater getting the better end of a bad call by the officials, all is forgiven!

Let's see what's on tap for week three.

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Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl - Michigan v Florida
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Colorado Trolls Michigan With Ludicrous Fake Line Up

Here’s something you may not know about Michigan Wolverines' football coach Jim Harbaugh - one of his coaching strategies is the fact that nowhere in his khaki pockets will you find a depth chart on game day (as he never releases one before a game).

And knowing that, the Colorado Buffaloes decided to have a little fun at the expense of their Michigan opponent this week.

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West Michigan Man Wins A Van For Being A Local Hero [Video]

Dave Hastings, who founded a local charity in honor of his wife, has won a national contest for being a Local Hero. 

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Hawaii v Michigan
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Derek Jeter Comes Home To Kalamazoo [Photos]

Former New York Yankee shortstop and future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter returned to his old neighborhood in Kalamazoo and reflected upon his roots.

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GRPD is Hiring and They’ll Pay For Training

Have you ever thought about being a Grand Rapids police officer?  GRPD is looking to hire new officers and experience is not a issue.

Grand Rapids Police Department is willing to send you to Grand Valley State University’s Police Academy for free as well as pay you during the 16 week class...

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Whitecaps Advance In Midwest League Playoffs With Two Day Win Over South Bend

The West Michigan Whitecaps are still alive in their quest to win their second straight Midwest League championship. 

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Watch CMU Stun #22 Oklahoma State on Thrilling Hail Mary Lateral [Video]

The game appeared over. Even the ESPN app was reporting that the 22nd ranked team in the country, Oklahoma State, had defeated Central Michigan Saturday afternoon in Stillwater, OK.

Oklahoma State ran out the clock by throwing the ball away on fourth down as time ran out. But then the flag came out. What happened next was pretty awesome if you're a Chippewa.

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GVSU Sets Record Enrollment With Over 25,000 Students

Grand Valley State University reports they have set new enrollment records including: total enrollment, first-year students, minority students and those living on campus.

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South Haven Pier Closed for Lighthouse Renovation

The iconic red lighthouse on South Haven's South Pier is getting a makeover.

Construction began Tuesday on the 114 year-old West Michigan landmark.

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