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GRPD looking for info on possible shooting in Alger Heights
Grand Rapids, MI - In a story from our partners at FOX 17, Police say they found evidence of shots being fired near Alger Heights Middle School Friday morning around 9 a.m. on Blaine Street near the middle school. No victims were found and suspects descriptions was not released. Anyone with informat…
Halloween Start and End Times in West Michigan Tonight
Here are your 2019 Halloween Start and End Times for West Michigan. Make sure your kids go in numbers with other friends and an adult is with them at all times. Watch for children who might dart out in the streets without looking. Make sure they don't any candy until they get home so a parent c…
Stupid lines you hate co-workers saying
Whether it is "There he is" or "I've been looking for you" or "Someone has a case of the Mondays," co-workers can say the most annoying things that will make anyone snap. Although we do not approve you cussin', slappin' or going the "F" off on y…
City High Middle School Marching Band is going National
Grand Rapids Public Schools’ City High School has been invited to be a representative of Michigan in the 2020 National Independence Day Parade in Washington, D.C. The invitation arrived after a nomination by Mayor Rosalynn Bliss, which guarantees acceptance to the parade. The band wi…
Rep. Elijah Cummings Passes Away
Born to a family of Southern sharecroppers and Baptist preachers, Elijah Cummings grew up in the racial tensions of Baltimore in the 50s and 60s. At 11 while being attacked with bottles and rocks, he helped integrate a local swimming pool. According to his office, the cause of death was “compl…
Retropolitan Tour Is coming to Grand Rapids Oct. 26
If you are in search for a High-Brow and lyrical experience like no other, October 26th at Nomad Gallery, The Retropolitan Tour hits Grand Rapids. The event presented by Ryhmebully.com and Totem Soul Continuum will feature lyricism from Skyzoo, Elzhi (formerly of Slum Village), Noveliss of Clear Sou…
ACTION! Speak up against the Violence
There have been to this date, 13 homicides and even more violence recorded in Grand Rapids this year. What is intolerable is the fact that even the babies and young children have been hurt or shot. Violence by itself in general is not acceptable. However, violence against our most vulnerable is depl…
Today we celebrate Aaliyah
Yesterday was the day 18 years ago that our own Michigan Baby Girl Aaliyah passed away. There can't be too many people or anybody at all that wasn't touched by her. Today we celebrate her life and music all day. Plus, at 12:20p and 5:25p we'll be in the #MagicAaliyahMix Also, check ou…
Ralph Tresvant sung 'Every Little Step' for Bobby Brown?
According to ILoveOldSchool.com, Bobby Brown's former Manager Marty Machat described a time when Bobby Brown would miss studio session times in the production of his song "Every Little Step." The song was apart of his 1988 Album Don't Be Cruel. In the article, Machat described th…
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…