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Whitecaps Community Foundation Baseball and Ballads

The Whitecaps Community Foundation announced their annual fundraiser will feature an 80s theme along with members of the World Series winning 1984 Detroit Tigers team. This year’s fundraiser will again support local youth baseball and softball with a live event and silent auction. The stage has been set for Thursday, January 25th. Former Detroit Tigers…MORE

Red Wings ink Alexandre Doucet to a three-year entry-level contract

The Detroit Red Wings have signed forward Alexandre Doucet to a three-year entry-level contract that goes into effect next season. Doucet, the 21-year-old native of Quebec, has spent the last four seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) between the Val-d’Or Foreurs and Halifax Mooseheads totaling 221 points (95 goals and 126 assists)…MORE

West Michigan native Dino Paganelli selected to officiate this year’s Super Bowl

The NFL announced the officiating crew that will be in this year’s Super Bowl. According to a WOOD TV report, one member is from West Michigan and has deep ties. Dino Paganelli will be the back judge of this year’s crew. The Paganelli family is full of officiating experience. Dino has two brothers that have…MORE

Michigan-Michigan State set to play in primetime October 29

It was announced earlier this week that Michigan and Michigan State will have all the attention of the college football world on October 29. They’ll be playing each other under the lights at the Big House in Ann Arbor with a 7:30 p.m. on ABC. Last year, Michigan State beat Michigan 37-33 in East Lansing.…MORE

The BOB is reopening today

On the corner of Fulton and Monroe, the BOB has sat quiet and empty for some time now. A report from 13 On Your Side says The Big Old Building will be reopening today It also notes the comedy club, Dr. Grins, will be returning with live entertainment. READ FULL STORY HERE: MORE STORIESMORE

List of activities in West Michigan for Memorial Day

Are you looking to help your community honor those who have lost their lives fighting for our country? WOOD TV 8 put out a list of all the activities taking place across West Michigan for Memorial Day. Spanning from Caledonia to Wyoming, Kent County has a number of parades taking place starting around 9:30 a.m.…MORE

First Footage Released From Tom Petty Doc ‘Somewhere You Feel Free’

A short clip from the upcoming Tom Petty documentary Somewhere You Feel Free has been released ahead of the film’s premiere next week. The 84-second video includes black-and-white shots of Petty and producer Rick Rubin in the studio during the recording of his 1994 Wildflowers album, while Petty discusses his decision to go solo. You can watch an EXCLUSIVE…MORE

Celebration Cinema Theatres Will be Reopening in Coming Weeks!

Celebration Cinema Theatres Prepare to Open! Following more than six months of closure, Celebration Cinema theatres are preparing to turn on the lights, heat up the popcorn poppers and open their doors. The company will gradually reopen theatres beginning October 9th, as staffing is ramped back up and increasing numbers of new movies become available…MORE

Uber Introduces ‘Quiet Mode’

We have all been there! you get into an Uber just looking for a quiet ride and you driver will NOT STOP TALKING! Well worry not because Uber now has a fix for that! The company just introduced  a new feature for passengers who prefer to ride in silence. It’s called “Quiet Mode” and it will…MORE