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Scammers Calling West Michigan Parents Claiming They’ve Kidnapped Their Kids

A scammer is calling parents in West Michigan, saying they have to pay a ransom or their child will be hurt.

The scam is similar to a scam that has preyed on the elderly, telling them that their grandchild is in jail and needs bail money.

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Grand Rapids Police And Kent County Sheriff’s Department Hiring

In two separate Facebook posts this morning, GRPD and the Kent County Sheriff's Department announced they are looking for new police officers and deputies.

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The Detroit Free Press Puts Wrong Harbaugh Brother On Front Page

Jim Harbaugh has been let go by the San Francisco 49ers and it has been widely reported/speculated that he will take over as head coach at the University of Michigan.

The Detroit Free Press decided to report this bit of news on their front page on Monday. Only problem? They used a photo of the wrong Harbaugh brother to accompany their story. 

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Michigan College Will Pay Student Loans If Graduates Make Less Than $37K

A small college in Michigan is making headlines by guaranteeing to pay all or part of its graduates student loan payments if they make less than $37,000 per year.

Adrian College is among the first colleges in the nation to take out insurance policies on all incoming freshmen and transfer students who have student loans and at least two years of school remaining.

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Gov. Snyder Signs Bills For Drug Testing Welfare Recipients

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation creating a suspicion-based drug-testing program for adult welfare recipients on Friday.

House Bill 4118 and Senate Bill 275 were among a number of bills approved on Friday by Snyder.

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Playoff Field Is Set, Other Things We Learned In NFL Week 17

The 2014 NFL regular season ended on Sunday, as all remaining playoff spots were claimed and several division titles were decided -- including the NFC North by the Green Bay Packers with their 30-20 win over the Detroit Lions.

Here's a recap of the day's action.

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Ice Fishermen Catch Monster Lake Trout on Lake Superior [Video]

With Lake Superior being the biggest freshwater lake in the world, it would stand to reason some big fish live in the waters of old Gitche Gumee. Even then, these fishermen were surprised by their catch.

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Two Playoff Spots Are Still Up for Grabs, Other Things To Know About NFL Week 17

Each conference has a playoff spot open as the NFL readies for its final week of the 2014 regular season. Here are this week’s most interesting storylines.

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Channel 95.7′s Hottest Topics for 2014

It never hurts to take a look back, right?

Well, then: Check out Channel 95.7's hottest topics for 2014.

These were all determined by you, at least through your online visits to Channel 95.7.

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Central Michigan Loses 49-48 to Western Kentucky in Popeyes Bahamas Bowl After Trailing by 35 [Video]

An exciting comeback fell just short as Central Michigan failed to convert on a two-point conversion with no time left and lost to Western Kentucky, 49-48.

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New Movies (This Week): ‘American Sniper,’ ‘Big Eyes,’ ‘The Interview,’ ‘Into The Woods,’ ‘Selma’ and ‘Unbroken’ [Video]

This is the week when "The Interview" was going to be released, but some hackers infiltrated Sony Pictures Entertainment's computers, made some threats and got the farce about an assassination plot against North Korean leader Kim Jong-un by two American journalists -- starring Seth Rogen and James Franco -- canceled.

Well, actually, Sony Pictures Entertainment now says it is going to release "The Interview" in limited theatrical release on Dec. 25. Whatever.

Either way, there are still plenty of other films coming out on Christmas Day (Thursday): about a Navy S.E.A.L. sniper, a painter who ran into legal troubles and rediscovered herself, a witch involved with characters from children's stories, the civil rights marches of the 1960s and a U.S. Olympian captured by the Japanese during World War II

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‘The Interview’ Is Opening on Christmas After All (In Some Theaters and on Video on Demand)

It looks like "The Interview" -- Seth Rogen’s ultra-controversial comedy about an American assassination attempt on North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un — will open on Christmas after all.

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