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King of the Wing 2015
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King of the Wing 2015 Rocked Grand Rapids with Amazing Chicken Wings [Photo/Video]

The third annual King of the Wing hit The Grand Woods Lounge in downtown Grand Rapids on Wednesday night.

Everyone got to enjoy some amazing chicken wings courtesy of the competitors, who really took their wings to the next level!

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Courtesy Wayland Union High School
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Wayland Union Girls’ Basketball’s Presley Hudson Named High School Athlete of the Week [Video]

Presley Hudson, a senior who led the Wayland Union High School girls' basketball team to conference and district titles this season, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Kids' Food Basket
Kids' Food Basket
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Mr. Orange Conquers West Michigan to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger [Photos]

We're joining Kids’ Food Basket on Friday for Go Orange Day by wearing orange to raise awareness of childhood hunger in West Michigan.

Mr. Orange has gotten a head start. He's been wearing orange everywhere and having a little fun too!

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Purse Raised to $2 Million for Meijer LPGA Classic Presented by Kraft [Video]

A $2 million tournament purse certainly takes women's professional golf into the upper levels of women's golf.

That is exactly what the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft has done. The Grand Rapids tour stop is now one of the most notable tournaments on the women's tour.

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Kids' Food Basket
Kids' Food Basket
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West Michigan Preparing for Go Orange Day with Orange Smiles [Photos]

This Friday, Kids’ Food Basket and dozens of schools, businesses and organizations will wear orange to raise awareness of childhood hunger in West Michigan.

Many are getting a jump-start on Go Orange Day with big orange smiles!

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Meijer Organics Chopped Spinach Among Recalled Foods

Meijer Organics Shopped Spinach has been included in the Twin City Foods, Inc. of Stanwood, Wash., has issued a recall of some spinach products because they have the potential to be contaminated.

They include some products found at Meijer.

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New Michigan Football Coach Jim Harbaugh: ‘I’m Not Worth Five Million Dollars A Year’ [Video]

They're now calling him "Honest Jim."

In a moment of brutal honesty that stunned even the reporter, new University of Michigan Head Football Coach Jim Harbaugh admitted no coach is worth $5 million a year, including him.

However, he's not giving it back, and he's willing to work for it.

And then the reporter did 60 push-ups.

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Grand Rapids Boasts Cheapest Rates in U.S. For Babysitting [Video]

This is great news if you're a parent, but not so great news if you're a baby sitter.

The average rate for a baby sitter in Grand Rapids sits at $11.31 an hour. That is the cheapest rate in the U.S., according to Care.com.

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Easter Brunches in West Michigan — 2015

Easter brunches offer a great opportunity for family to relax and celebrate in West Michigan.

View our list of delicious brunches and have a happy Easter!

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Gun Threat at Muskegon Airport Thought to be Another Swatting Case

Muskegon County Sheriff's investigators believe that a non-credible threat called into the Muskegon County Airport was another case of swatting in West Michigan.

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Three Grand Rapids Boys’ High School Basketball Teams Hope to Advance In State Tournament

Three Grand Rapids high schools remain alive in the Michigan High School Athletic Association boys' basketball tournament, which hits the quarterfinal stage tonight.

Godwin Heights, Tri-Unity Christian and NorthPointe Christian hope to do what no area girls' team could do -- get to the state semifinals.

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Google Street View Trekker Shows Off Michigan’s Beauty [Video]

If you've ever wanted to go to the top of the Mackinac Bridge, or kayak in Lake Superior along the Pictured Rocks, Google Street View Trekker shows you exactly what that would look like.

And now I want to do it!

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