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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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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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Ribbon Cutting of the Thomas S. Fox/Channel 95-7 Studio! [Photo/Video]

You may have noticed that we've started referring to the Channel 95-7 studio as the "Thomas S. Fox Studio". Well, there's a reason behind that, we've officially changed the name!

The folks at Thomas S. Fox Jewelers have become our studio sponsors!

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Grand Rapids Public Schools offers Students Free Summer Meals

The end of school is an exciting time for a lot of kids, but that summer break is when many families that have children who receive free breakfast and lunch during the school year struggle to put enough food on the table.

That's why Grand Rapids Public Schools have announced that they will offer free meals this summer.

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Channing Tatum Shows of his ‘Magic Mike’ Dance Moves on L.A. Pride Float [Video]

The only thing that can possibly be better Channing Tatum showing off his stipper-esque dance moves in front of a crowd is in Magic Mike XXL is seeing Channing Tatum shaking it on top of a float in front of a crowd while throwing out promotional swag for Magic Mike XXL.

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Janet Jackson Coming to Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena September 11

Music icon, multiple Grammy Award-winner, and multi-platinum selling artist Janet Jackson announced the details of her highly-anticipated international tour Monday.

The Unbreakable World Tour will return one of this world's most influential entertainers back to the live stage in support of her upcoming album due out this fall on Rhythm Nation Records/BMG. Jackson brings the tour to Grand Rapids at 8:00 PM on Friday September 11, 2015 at Van Andel Arena.

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