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Officer who choked Eric Garner to be fired by NYPD
Just a week after the Department of Justice ruled that no Civil Rights violations charges would filed against Officer Daniel Pantaleo of the New York Police Department, Today the officer has been fired by NYPD Police Commissioner James O'Neil. The decision as apart of a recommendation from the …
We celebrate the Queen of Soul after her passing
Today is one year after we lost the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin. But, did we really lose her. We have the stories, the music and the life that she left us to last for ages. Today, Magic 104.9 celebrates her life with music thoughts and 2 BIG Aretha Franklin Magic Mixes at 12:25p and 5:25pm.

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Celebrating the Birthday Girl Whitney Houston Today
Hard to believe, gone way too soon, as you heard on our Midday Show with Deja Vu. Whitney Houston would of been only 56 years old today! Locate your favorite living legend and just send some encouragement their way.

We'll play Whitney Music all day today and Lee Stephens will be in the #Whitn…
Breaking News: Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison has passed
A story broke by multiple outlets, Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Toni Morrison has passed at the age of 88. She wrote 11 novels, five children’s books, two plays and an opera. She was an editor and professor as well Toni Morrison won Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Magic 104.9 GR Summer Project Kids starting businesses
Magic 104.9 and GR Summer Project is so proud of GR Summer Project Kids Boodum Scott and James as they endeavor to start their music careers. Following the GR Summer Project Showcase, Boodum Baby Scott said he's ready to go full force with his career. James is ready to start his business to sup…
Whitney Houston goes Hologram in 2020 Tour
Whitney Houston will once again grace the stage courtesy of Base Hologram in 2020. Announced this past week, the Legendary Whitney Houston will come alive with a special performance tour using 3D Hologram done previously with such artists as Roy Orbison. Click the link to get an example. Simply say …
BREAKING NEWS: Deputy Chief now Chief of GR Police
Grand Rapids - Today at 1:00pm, City Manager Mark Washington will announce that Grand Rapids’ Deputy Chief Eric Payne will be the City's next Police Chief. The decision follows national search and vetting process which allowed residents, business and civic leaders, law enforceme…
Kent County Update and New Exhibit at GRPM
This Sunday at 2pm, Join Lee Stephens as he debuts a new segment with Kent County Commissioner Monica Sparks talking everything Kent County. Plus, he'll talk to Grand Rapids Public Museum and Grand Rapids African American Museum and Archives as they jointly showcase the Changing America exhibit…
Local Artists, Performers and Entertainers Wanted
The Grand Rapids African-American Arts and Music Festival is coming September 21st and at a brand new venue this year at MLK Memorial Park 900 Fuller Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506. Do you want a chance to rock the stage? What's your talent? Submit your entry for the Festival Committee to check…
The Grand Rapids African American Music Festival 2019
Magic 104.9 welcomes the Community to a powerful event! Come experience an expanded area to celebrate as the Grand Rapids African-American Music Festival 2019 comes to MLK Park September 21st. Come enjoy fun, food, family, the arts and so much more. Local and National Acts to be announced. Save the …
City Of GR Police Chief Finalists Forum this Thursday
The three Grand Rapids Chief of Police finalists will participate in a public forum on THIS Thursday, June 13 at Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School at 1205 Grandville Ave. SW from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Attendees can ask questions in person or via the City’s Facebook livestream.
It's Lil' Duval's B-Day; Two ways to win tickets to see him
It's Lil' Duuu-val's Big Birthday today! Today we doubled your chances to him LIVE at 20 Monroe Live September 20th, Presented by Magic 104.9! Click the link below to register online exclusively with Magic 104.9. Also, check out Lee Stephens on the Afternoon Throwdown from 2pm to 7pm …