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After two decades on the radio in West Michigan, Robb became a traffic reporter in early 2006 and has been FOX 17’s roads scholar since 2008.

Born and raised in Southern California, he’s a Dodger fan. But he doesn’t surf and has never been in the movies. He did meet a few stars out there.

His first car was a 1966 Barracuda, but it sounds cooler than it was, due to dents provided by the previous owner.

As a driver, he adheres strictly do his ‘five-over’ rule: never drive more than five miles per hour over the speed limit.


Recent Articles
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    Weekend lane closures will stretch into Monday morning commute

    WYOMING, Mich. — Two major weekend lane closures in Wyoming and Grand Rapids will be held over into Monday’s morning commute, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. The lane closures affect I-196 and 28th Street. There will also be a series of compete closures on M-21. I-196 Lane closures eastbound from mile 72 Chicago Drive exit to Market Avenue Friday 10 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m., July 24-27 Lane closures westbound from Market Avenue to mile 72 Friday 10 […]

  • How to avoid debit card holds at the gas station

    If you have ever used a debit card at a gas pump, you were probably slapped with a hold on the card, often for $50, whether or not you bought $50 worth of gas. But Nick Lowry is tired of gas stations holding his hard earned money. “(Gas stations) tell me it’s not really a big issue,” said Lowry. “But I told them it is a big issue to me.  I don’t think they have a right to take out […]

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    Web Moment: Marvel stars have fun with Dubsmash

    I don’t pretend to be ahead of the curve on this one. I discovered Dubsmash only because stars of “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” and “Agent Carter” got into a Dubsmash “battle” a couple of weeks ago at Comic-Con International and caused an Internet sensation. Such battles have been going on for some time, but between people we would consider ordinary, as in, people who are not seen on stage at microphones at the big long tables answering fans’ questions at Comic-Con […]

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    Man pinned under burning tractor

    FREDONIA TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A man is hospitalized suffering burns after he was pinned under an overturned tractor that caught fire. Another man pulled the man from underneath the burning tractor in Fredonia Township. The incident in a field in the 10000 block of 15 1/2 Mile Road in Calhoun County began as the two men, one 36 and one 47, both from Battle Creek, used the tractor to try to pull a truck out of the mud on Tuesday. […]

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  • Lane closure sign file photo

    Weekend lane closures: Busy time for road construction workers

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Lane closures will again be affecting drivers on US-131 and I-196, plus I-94 will see nighttime closures. Some of the lane closures are only in effect Friday night, others run around the clock: I-94 closures in Battle Creek I-94 closed at night Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights at exit 92, July 17-20. See story US-131 Lane closures northbound and southbound between Franklin Street and 76th Street Friday 9 p.m. to no later than 5 a.m. Monday, […]

  • MDOT file photo demolition of Baker Rd bridge over I-75

    I-94 to be closed at night this weekend in Battle Creek

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The demolition of the I-94BL Columbia Avenue bridge over I-94 in Battle Creek will lead to the through lanes of I-94 to be closed each night this weekend. The expressway will be kept open during the day on Saturday and Sunday. The interchange at mile 92 has been under reconstruction for a while, and the next step is replacement of the overpass and work on the ramps. During the closures of I-94, all traffic will be […]