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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!
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Pregnant Woman & Unborn Child Murdered in Muskegon

Police in Muskegon Township are currently investigating the murder of a 21-year-old pregnant woman.

Just before 5 a.m. Wednesday, police were called to Quail Meadows Apartments for a medical emergency. When officers arrived, they found a male resident who directed them inside a home. Inside, they found the woman, Dominique LaShay Oneal, dead.

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Channing Tatum & Jimmy Fallon Perform ‘Magic Mike’ Scenes Written by Children [Video]

I seriously had to stop watching this like eight times because I was laughing so hard that I couldn't focus on what was happening.

Channing Tatum appeared on Tuesday, June 23's Tonight Show and acted out a few scenes from Magic Mike - kind of.

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We Rescued a Baby Duck Today [Video/Photos]

There is, for whatever reason, a lot of wildlife around our studios even though were located in the middle of Downtown Grand Rapids.

This morning one of our co-workers, Niki, came across an orphaned baby duck as she was coming into work. After searching around for Mama Duck, Niki decided to take the baby duck under her wing (pun totally intended) and rescue it.

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Pentatonix Covers 25 Michael Jackson Songs in Five Minutes [Video]

The a cappella group Pentatonix won season three of "The Sing-Off" in 2011, and they've been pretty huge ever since (at least online.)

Their newest video is called the "Evolution of Michael Jackson", where they do 25 different songs in the order they came out, is everything.

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PHOTOS: EF-1Tornado Confirmed In Portland

7:00pm UPDATE: The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down for approximately 10 minutes at roughly 2:30 p.m.

5:15pm UPDATE: Emergency Services have advised us that they are conducting searches with dogs, to make sure the area is clear, and there are no people trapped in homes or buildings.

There are also reports of possible gas leaks, and Consumers Energy is on site to help with any possible gas leaks.

Please consider the city of Portland closed at this time. Do not try to travel through or go to Portland, let them do their work to make sure everyone is safe.

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Have Red Eyes From Being in a Pool? That’s Caused by Pee

You know, we could have lived our whole lives without learning this.

The CDC just released a statement on why you sometimes get red, itchy, burning eyes when you go swimming in a pool. If you always assumed (like we did) that it was because of the chlorine, you're wrong. It's caused by all of the people peeing in the water.

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All of Those IPAs You’re Drinking are Giving You Man Boobs

We residents of Beer City, USA know that IPAs are more popular ever. And let's be honest, there are a lot of great things about them: they have more complex tastes, higher alcohol content, and you just look cooler drinking them.

But here's a pretty big downside: they're giving you man boobs.

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Jerry Seinfeld Adds Second Grand Rapids Show

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has added a second Grand Rapids show to his tour date at DeVos Performance Hall on September 10.

The star of Seinfeld, and popular video series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" will now perform a show at 7:00 p.m. and another at 9:30 p.m. on the same date. 

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Kya loved getting attention from my co-worker Andy Rent.
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Meet Kya – Wendy’s Pet of the Week

Wednesdays are the BEST! Why? Because the folks from the Humane Society of West Michigan always stop in and bring me a new, furry friend.

Today, Trudy from the Humane Society brought Kya to visit!

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Coloradans Attempt to Describe Michigan Things and Landmarks (Hilariously) [Video]

We've been having some fun with some of our colleagues in different cities across the country over the past few months. We've had Texans attempt to pronounce the names of places/things in Michigan, and now we've taken things a step further.

Watch in awe as some of our friends from Grand Junction, Colo. attempt to describe common Michigan things. 

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