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Catch Wendy Reed while you work, Middays on Channel 95-7. Tune in to stay current with what’s happening in West Michigan, and for the best mix of hot hits in Grand Rapids. Wendy is equally likely to compliment your cute shoes, condemn you for wearing leggings as pants, or invite you out to drink beer and watch a baseball game. Wendy loves her dog (Harry Potter), New Kids On The Block, live blogging her life, and eating out (aka not having to cook). Her hobbies include Facebook, reading, and pinning crafts on Pinterest that she’ll never make. Stream online at mychannel957.com!
Courtesy of the Kent County Sheriffs Department
Courtesy of the Kent County Sheriffs Department
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Indiana Man Accused of Driving to West Michigan to Have Sex With 12-Year-Old Girl

A 35-year-old Indiana man has been accused of driving to West Michigan for sex with a 12-year-old girl.

Brian Carrier appeared in court Wednesday for a probable cause hearing on three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images
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Katy Perry Tried, and Failed, to Trademark ‘Left Shark’

Since the 2015 Super Bowl halftime performance during which Katy Perry performed on stage with two dancers in shark costumes, her team has been attempting to capitalize on Left Shark, the shark who danced off beat and pretty much stole the show.

Well, good news for everyone, their attempt to trademark Left Shark has been denied!

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Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images
Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images
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Community Tree-Planting Grants Available Through DNR, DTE Energy Foundation Partnership

The DTE Energy Foundation and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources are partnering to fund tree-planting projects across Michigan.

A total of $175,000 is available in matching grants of up to $4,000 each, will be awarded on a competitive basis.

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Photo Courtesy of Paul Villarreal
Photo Courtesy of Paul Villarreal
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Sault Ste. Marie’s Pullar Stadium in the Top 4 in Kraft’s Search for Hockeyville, USA

Sault Ste. Marie, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, is in the running to become Kraft's Hockeyville, USA. And they're asking for us folks in Beer City, USA for our help.

The national contest has been asking fans to vote online for the past few months in a bracketed contest. Pullar was one of the Top 2 cities from the East Bracket.

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Photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station - Traverse City
Photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station - Traverse City
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Michigan Shipwrecks as Seen From Coast Guard Helicopter [Photos]

A crew in a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter was able to get a great view of some shipwrecks while flying over northern Lake Michigan last week.

In post to its Facebook page Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station in Traverse City said that the helicopter was flying in the area of Sleeping Bear Point between Leland and Northport when the crew spotted the shipwrecks in the clear water.

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Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
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Fortune 500 Company Distancing Itself From West Michigan Anti-Gay Repair Shop Owner

A Fortune 500 company that fought against Indiana's religious freedom law is now telling Grandville auto shop owner Brian Klawiter his business needs to stop using their logo following the shop owner's anti-gay Facebook post.

Cummins, an engine manufacturer, took to social media Thursday to say that it is in the process of notifying Dieseltec to stop using its logo on its website.

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Courtesy of the City of Muskegon
Courtesy of the City of Muskegon
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Muskegon Police Officers Caught on Video Playing Football With Kids

Here is video of something positive that is seeing a lot of shares on social media among people in Muskegon.

Thursday night, the City of Muskegon’s Facebook page shared a recording from a cell phone posted by local woman that shows officers taking time out of their work day to play some football with some kids in a Muskegon neighborhood.

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