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Michigan Senator Looks to Change Underage Drinking Law, Calls Current Rules ‘Too Harsh’

A Michigan senator who also has been a sheriff thinks the punishment for underage drinking in Michigan is too harsh and he's looking to change it.

State Sen. Rick Jones is championing an effort to change the law so that minors caught in possession of alcohol would not be charged with a crime until their third offense.

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Father Thinks He’s Having A Stroke, Turns Out It Was The Pot Brownies

A mix-up this father never expected! The 58-year-old thought he was having a stroke, turns out he can thank his 17-year-old daughter for his first pot brownie experience.

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King of the Wing 2015 Rocked Grand Rapids with Amazing Chicken Wings [Photo/Video]

The third annual King of the Wing hit The Grand Woods Lounge in downtown Grand Rapids on Wednesday night.

Everyone got to enjoy some amazing chicken wings courtesy of the competitors, who really took their wings to the next level!

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Wayland Union Girls’ Basketball’s Presley Hudson Named High School Athlete of the Week [Video]

Presley Hudson, a senior who led the Wayland Union High School girls' basketball team to conference and district titles this season, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Mr. Orange Conquers West Michigan to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger [Photos]

We're joining Kids’ Food Basket on Friday for Go Orange Day by wearing orange to raise awareness of childhood hunger in West Michigan.

Mr. Orange has gotten a head start. He's been wearing orange everywhere and having a little fun too!

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Meet Maya — Wendy’s Pet of the Week

Wednesdays are my favorite days here at Channel 95.7 because every Wednesday I get to make a new friend from the Humane Society of West Michigan!

Maya is a sweet, well-mannered, beautiful four-year-old Rottweiler looking for a good home.

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Grand Rapids Boasts Cheapest Rates in U.S. For Babysitting [Video]

This is great news if you're a parent, but not so great news if you're a baby sitter.

The average rate for a baby sitter in Grand Rapids sits at $11.31 an hour. That is the cheapest rate in the U.S., according to Care.com.

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Michigan Man Dressed as a Princess for His 4-Year-Old Niece [Photo]

Jesse Nagy's 4-year-old niece Izzy was a little apprehensive about wearing her princess dress in public, so her uncle did something amazing for her.

The actor, who hails from Michigan, told ABC News that he and Izzy had planned to see Cinderella together, and when he learned that she was nervous about wearing the dress he wanted to make her more comfortable. So, he did what he says "anybody else would do", and donned his own princess dress for their movie date. 

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‘X-Files’ Limited Series Confirmed; David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson to Return

Well, that didn’t take long! Just days after rumors broke that FOX was ready to greenlight an official X-Files revival with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, the truth is officially out there. Mulder and Scully will return for a limited X-Files run on FOX, but what other details can we uncover?

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Go Orange Day Is Friday — Wear Orange to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger in West Michigan

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket and dozens of schools, businesses and organizations by wearing orange on Friday (March 27) to raise awareness of childhood hunger in West Michigan.

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Wish Ball – West Michigan

We have a great event coming to Grand Rapids this May. Make a Wish Foundation wants to invite you to the 2015 Wish Ball presented by the Teeny Tiny Toy Store.

The event will be on May 14, 2015 at  the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids

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Grand Rapids Community College Offering Craft Brewing Courses In 2016 [Video]

Thanks to a $2.9 million grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. Grand Rapids Community College will be offering a craft brewing program.

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