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Union Girls’ Basketball’s Tyra Williams Named High School Athlete of the Week

Tyra Williams, who captains Union High School's girls' basketball team, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Family Hope Foundation
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Wee Difference Charity For March Is Family Hope Foundation [Video]

Family Hope Foundation has been aiding families with special needs children for five years.

The Jenison-based non-profit helps fill in the gaps, aiding with financial assistance for therapy not covered by insurance.

They also organize events for families that include the whole family, not just the children with special needs.

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Photos with Flair
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Lowell Gymnastics’ Lauren DeHaan Named High School Athlete of the Week

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Oxygen Media
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‘Preachers of Detroit’ Premieres on Oxygen [Video]

Oxygen Media is expanding the network’s popular "Preachers" franchise to Motown with the season premiere Friday night of “Preachers of Detroit."

The series, based in Detroit, focuses on themes of faith, family, and friendship as seven men and women of the cloth share their lives, transformations and triumphs in and out of the pulpit. It airs at 8 p.m. EST Friday.

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James Swoboda
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East Kentwood Basketball’s Brent Kimbrel Named High School Athlete of the Week

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Joshua Lott/Getty Images
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Michigan Makes 10 Most Miserable States

As we head out into the coldest day of the year, it's not very gratifying to find out the Mitten State has slipped into the top 10 of the most miserable states in the U.S.

The annual Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index is out, and Michigan is the ninth most miserable state in the union.

At the other end of the spectrum, Alaska is the happiest state.

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Go Back In Time with This Vintage Michigan Travelogue [Video]

James FitzPatrick's "Travel Talks" was a '40s short film series that played before feature films nationwide.

In "Roaming Through Michigan," FitzPatrick shares the wonders of Up North with the rest of the U.S.

In addition to showing off beautiful vistas in Northern Michigan from a simpler time, it features FitzPatrick's homey narration, which may or may not play loose with some facts. 

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It’s All About the Gumbo As The B.O.B. Serves Up Fat Tuesday

It was all about the gumbo Tuesday at The B.O.B. Make that Fat Tuesday at The B.O.B.

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Cream Puffs and Donuts Win As Sweetest at Dessert Wars 2015 [Video/Photos]

They came. They saw. They ate.

And it was sweetness they found to sate their sweet appetites and put on their plates -- and cupcake tins, cake boxes and Tupperware containers -- for the third annual Dessert Wars, presented by Channel 95.7 and Hobart Corp. at the Amway Grand Plaza hotel's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids on Thursday night .

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Dishing Out All of Dessert Wars’ Goodness

Dessert Wars is tonight!

It runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday night at the Amway Grand Plaza's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

Get your tickets at the door!

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Van Andel Institute
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Grand Rapids Griffins’ Purple Community Game Benefits Van Andel Institute [Sponsored]

The Grand Rapids Griffins are hosting their fourth annual Purple Community Game to benefit Van Andel Institute on Friday evening.

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Mears Man Charged with Report of False Terrorism, Destruction of Property in Grand Haven Coast Guard Attack [Video]

A 33-year-old man has been charged in the attack on the U.S. Coast Guard station in Grand Haven.

Matthew Lawrence Krueger was arrested Sunday after drove his pickup truck through a security gate at the Coast Guard Station and assaulted on-site personnel.

Prior to that, he had called Ottawa County Dispatch, telling them he had a bomb and was going to blow up the station.

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