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Officials Warn Michigan Drivers: ‘Don’t Veer for Deer’

With the start of bow hunting season Wednesday, deer are on the move here in West Michigan. October and November are the riskiest months for deer-related vehicle accidents in Michigan.

Because of this, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and other organizations are coming up with new ways to bring the number of deer-related accidents down.

The Traffic Safety Coalition is trying to increase education when it comes to cars and deer by creating a video titled "Don't Veer For Deer", which will be shown in Michigan driver education courses.

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GRCC Warns of Scam Artist Claiming to be Fundraising for the College

A man knocking on doors here in Grand Rapids, claiming to be collecting cash donations for Grand Rapids Community College and the Boys and Girls Club of Grand Rapids, is actually attempting to scam people, according to GRCC.

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Meet Moose – Wendy’s Pet Of The Week

Wednesdays are my favorite days here at Channel 957, because the Humane Society of West Michigan stops by and brings me a new animal to fall in love with.

Today was no exception. Trudy Enter, the Executive Director of the Humane Society brought in Moose, a one-year old Shih Tzu.

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Decorate A Bra Today Across West Michigan For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

You can show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month across West Michigan today by making a donation to the American Cancer Society - and decorating a bra.

Local businesses and organizations are accepting donations and letting people decorate the garments Wednesday for the Bras Across the Grand display, which will go up across the Grand River later this month as part of the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

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Channel 95.7 Playlist — October 2014 Top Songs

Check out the 40 songs in Channel 957‘s rotation for the month of November

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ArtPrize 2014: Public Vote on Top 25 for 2D, 3D, Installation, Time-Based Now Available

The public's top 25 voting for ArtPrize in the categories of two-dimensional (2D), three-dimensional (3D), installation and time-Based is now available to view.

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Photo Courtesy of Founders Brewing Company
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Grand Rapids’ Founders Brewing Co. Announces Another Expansion

Founders Brewing Co. announced Tuesday that they plan to expand their brewery production facility at their current site, 235 Grandville Ave SW. Pending approvals, Founders expects to break ground on this expansion in late October.

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West Michigan Teen Killed In Early Morning Hit-And-Run Identified

Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a West Michigan teen Tuesday morning.

Investigators have identified the victim as 15-year-old Jonathan Bracamontes of Holland. He was hit by a car while walking around 6:15 a.m. near the intersection of U.S. 31 and Riley Street.

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Homicide Victim Found In Grand River Identified

 

Investigators have identified the woman whose body was discovered in the Grand River Monday morning. They say 72-year-old Sharon Roersma of Coopersville was killed, and that she died of head trauma before going into the water.

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ArtPrize 2014: Jurors’ Shortlist Winners Announced

The ArtPrize jurors revealed their favorites tonight at the 2014 ArtPrize Shortlist Event.

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Bill Gates Tops Forbes 400 For 21st Year, While Meijer Brothers Doug and Hank, Richard DeVos Make Top 100

Forbes magazine today released its listing of the 400 richest Americans, with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates remaining in the top spot for the 21st straight year.

In addition, Meijer co-chairmen, brothers Hank Meijer and Doug Meijer, and Amway co-founder Richard DeVos both making the top 100.

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NAACP To Offer Scholarships To Those Wanting To Join GRPD

A $2,500 scholarship will be awarded each year to a black man or woman interested in a career with the Grand Rapids Police Department.

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