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Wee Difference For April Is Degage Ministries [Video]

Serving 400 to 500 individuals daily, Dégagé Ministries offers help and hope to homeless and disadvantaged individuals in our community.

Its mission is "to reflect the love of Christ to all who come through our doors by building relationships and offering programs that offer dignity and respect".

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Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR’s April 2015 Playlist of Top Songs

Elton John's 'Crocodile Rock'

Photo Courtesy of Dolphin Vacations/Norwegian Cruise Line
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Win A Vacation — Official Rules

Official Rules for Townsquare Media's "Win a Vacation" giveaway.

1. No Purchase Required to Enter or Win

2. Eligibility: Townsquare Media LLC Giveaways (the "Giveaways") are open only to individuals who are legal residents of the 48 contiguous states who are 13 years of age or older (18 or older if a resident of Maine)

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City of Grand Rapids’ Yard Waste Drop-Off Center Now Open

Spring is here, believe it or not, and with the warmer temperatures expected this week, the City of Grand Rapids' yard waste drop-off site has opened a week earlier than scheduled.

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Godwin Heights Boys’ Basketball Wins Class B State Title

On Saturday, Godwin Heights boys' basketball team won the Class B state championshi on Saturday, beating Detroit Henry Ford 85-68 in East Lansing.

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Lake Michigan Ice Floe Is Beautiful, Terrifying at Same Time [Video]

The big lake continues its annual melt as we move toward April, and this video of Lake Michigan ice floes pushing through Green Bay, Wis., on Sunday is a wonderful look at the power of nature.

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Do You Understand What Proposal 1 Is About? [Video]

We've all seen the TV commercials about the upcoming May 5 vote on Proposal 1.

Those ads certainly lead you to believe the proposal would increase the sales tax one percent and that money would be used on roads, right?

Well, kind of.

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Weekend Box Office Report: The Box Office Goes ‘Home’

In one of the strongest box office weekends of 2015 so far, both Home and Get Hard opened strong while Insurgent and Cinderella continued to perform well. This was the rare weekend that literally offered something for everyone, with R-rated comedies and animated family fare exceeding expectations.

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Family Identifies Body Found in Grand River Saturday Evening

UPDATE (6:16 p.m.): Police have confirmed the identity as Timothy Groenhout, who was last seen Jan. 24 in downtown Grand Rapids.

At this time, it is unclear how Groenhout ended in the Grand River. The cause of his death appears to be drowning, although toxicology results are pending. Foul play is not suspected.

ORIGINAL STORY: Grand Rapids police said a body was found Saturday night in the Grand River near the Kent Trail.

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Michigan State Makes NCAA Final Four with 76-70 OT Win Over Louisville [Photos]

Travis Trice had 17 points and Denzel Valentine had 15 points and seven rebounds to lead Michigan State past Oklahoma 62-58 on Sunday afternoon in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Syracuse, N.Y.

Branden Dawson added nine points and 11 rebounds and Bryn Forbes had 14 points for the seventh-seeded Spartans (27-11), who advanced to the Final Four with the triumph at Syracuse University's Carrier Dome.

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Heart, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Kick It For Grand Rapids Fans [Video]

By John Sinkevics | Local Spins

As Ann Wilson put it on Saturday night, midway through Heart’s set in front of several thousand gleeful fans at Van Andel Arena, “In the ’70s, there weren’t really any women in rock ‘n’ roll. Women were in the basement and the garage trying to get it right.”

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Michigan State Advances to NCAA Elite 8 with 62-58 Win Over Oklahoma [Photos]

Travis Trice had 24 points, Denzel Valentine had 18 points and Branden Dawson added six points and 11 rebounds to lead Michigan State past Oklahoma 62-58 on Friday night in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Syracuse, N.Y.

The eight-seeded Spartans (26-11) advanced to the Elite Eight in the East Region with the triumph at Syracuse University's Carrier Dome.

Third-seeded Oklahoma (24-11) got 21 points from Buddy Hield and 16 points and seven rebounds from TaShawn Thomas.

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