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Wyoming family loses phone number they've had for 30 years

WYOMING, Mich. (WZZM) - A Wyoming family is upset after their phone company took away the number that they've had for more than 30 years.

The family called 13 On Your Side for help when their phone number suddenly stopped working.

"When friends and family call, all they get is, the number's not in service. They don't get a forwarding number or anything like that. It's like we vanished," says Bob Wiseman.

He and his wife Cheryl have AT&T U-Verse as a carrier. Bob called as soon as he realized the number wasn't working. "I spent most of the time on hold and they kept playing a game of who they can pass me off to."

Finally, someone from AT&T told them their number had been "ported" out. He says he was told that a company requested the Wiseman's number and AT&T gave it to them.

5 for Friday: Games to watch on "Sidelines"

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) - Week eight of highschoolsports.net's "13 On Your Sidelines" features teams fighting for playoff berths and conference championships.  It's the next-to-last weekend of the regular season.  Here are five pivotal matchups we're following closely:

West Catholic At Cedar Springs - Falcons can clinch no worse than a share of the O-K Blue title.

Kelloggsville At Allendale - Rockets can clinch a playoff berth, Allendale is perfect in O-K Silver play.

Oakridge At Shelby - West Michigan Conference championship at stake. Shelby wins it outright with a win.

West Ottawa At Muskegon - Big Reds need a win to clinch a playoff berth. Both teams tied with Rockford and Grand Haven for O-K Red lead.

Grant At Fruitport - Game of the week. Both teams tied for Lakes 8 lead with Spring Lake. All three already assured playoff berths.

Wyoming firefighters wear pink to raise breast cancer awareness

WYOMING, Mich. (WZZM)- Firefighters in Wyoming traded in their uniforms for something pink Wednesday.  It was the third day crews wore pink t-shirts to raise awareness about breast cancer. 

Department members designed the shirt.  They are also selling them to the public for $10 each at the Wyoming Fire Department.  All proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen For The Cure Foundation.

Arrests made in Kentwood bank robbery

KENTWOOD, Mich. (WZZM) - Kentwood Police say two people are under arrest for the robbery of a 28th Street bank on Tuesday.

Police say early Wednesday morning, a Wyoming Police officer located a key witness who had information about the robbery.  Kentwood Police, the FBI, and Wyoming Police responded to a local 28th Street motel and arrested two men without incident.  Charges are forthcoming from the U.S. Attorney's Office.

The Comerica Bank branch near the Woodland Mall was robbed around 11:30 am on Tuesday.  The suspect handed a note to tellers demanding money. It was implied that he had a weapon, but no weapon was shown.  Click here to read the story of the bank robbery.

We'll have more information as it becomes available.

Wyoming raises speed limits on area roads

WYOMING, Mich. (WZZM)- Many drivers go at least ten miles over the speed limit on Wyoming's most traveled streets.  Because of that, the city is raising the speed limit allowing drivers to go faster without breaking the law.

DeHoop Avenue, located south of 28th Street will soon see faster speeds.  "It gets really busy especially in the evenings," says Wyoming resident, Vonda Johnson.  This is just one of the many roads in Wyoming that will see a five, ten, even fifteen mile an hour increase in the speed limit.  Johnson can see why the city of Wyoming would raise the limit.  "It's hard enough with the speed at 25 just to come down that hill and stay at 25 without the cops trying to get you," says Johnson.  While she understands, she isn't happy about the upcoming changes.  "It just makes it harder to cross the roads and take the kids to the park... we've had a lot of neighbors move out because of the kids and the traffic."

Wyoming raises speed limits on area roads

WYOMING, Mich. (WZZM)- Many drivers go at least ten miles over the speed limit on Wyoming's most traveled streets.  Because of that, the city is raising the speed limit allowing drivers to go faster without breaking the law.

DeHoop Avenue, located south of 28th Street will soon see faster speeds.  "It gets really busy especially in the evenings," says Wyoming resident, Vonda Johnson.  This is just one of the many roads in Wyoming that will see a five, ten, even fifteen mile an hour increase in the speed limit.  Johnson can see why the city of Wyoming would raise the limit.  "It's hard enough with the speed at 25 just to come down that hill and stay at 25 without the cops trying to get you," says Johnson.  While she understands, she isn't happy about the upcoming changes.  "It just makes it harder to cross the roads and take the kids to the park... we've had a lot of neighbors move out because of the kids and the traffic."

Super Saver: Westmichiganmommy.com

(WZZM)-  There are many different websites that promise to save you money, and they do.  The problem is, many times we can't take advantage of the deals because the featured store isn't in West Michigan.

One new website, devoted strictly to all things West Michigan eliminates that problem.  The site is westmichiganmommy.com.  

Melissa Zokoe has been running the site out of her Wyoming, Michigan home since its inception last November.  "I'm doing all the work for you so that way you don't have to do it yourself.  You don't have to spend hours because I've spent the hours for you," said Zokoe.