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City High Middle School Ranked #3 in the State by U.S. News & World Report

More honors are coming Grand Rapids Public Schools way, this time from U.S. News and World Report.

In February, I reported that Grand Rapids Public Schools City High Middle School has been ranked the #1 high school in the state on Bridge Magazine’s list of “2015 High School Academic State Champs”.

Now, City High Middle school has been ranked the #3 high school in the state of Michigan by U.S. News and World Report. It is the #1 high school in West Michigan and #47 in the nation, according to the report.

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Kelly/Humane Society of West Michigan
Kelly/Humane Society of West Michigan
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Meet Kelly – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

If you're looking to add a cat to your home, Kelly would be perfect! She is a 2-year-old domestic short hair who is very social. She loves to talk to you and snuggle up to you as soon as she sees you...

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Golden French fries potatoes ready to be eaten
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The 5 Best Places For French Fries in Grand Rapids

Where can you get the best fries in Grand Rapids? We did the research so you don't have to.

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Rob Experiences “Tuesday Swing” with the Grand Rapids Original Swing Society

Last night I came upon something really cool; and just steps from our building.  As I was leaving work I saw a group of people walking over to Rosa Parks Circle, so I followed them and that’s where I came upon this:

And then learned that every Tuesday night during the Spring and Summer, The Grand Rapids Original Swing Society meet and they swing dance...

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Sophie wants to be on the radio [Christine George/Townsquare Media]
Sophie wants to be on the radio [Christine George/Townsquare Media]
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Meet Sophie – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

This week the Humane Society of West Michigan brought in Sophie, a 5-year-old Beagle Mix. She is a quiet dog but has a lot of energy and is very sweet...

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Kansas City Royals v Chicago White Sox
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Celebrate National Pretzel Day with a Free Pretzel from Ben’s Soft Pretzels!

Tuesday, April 26th is National Pretzel Day and Ben's Soft Pretzels wants you to celebrate with them!

Ben's will be giving out free jumbo soft pretzels to anyone who donates at least $1 to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund...

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XO Asian Cuisine in Downtown Grand Rapids is Temporarily Closed

The popular Asian restaurant, XO Asian Cuisine, in Downtown Grand Rapids, will be closed for the next week.

According to Mlive.com, the restaurant closed yesterday, Thursday, and will remain closed until next Friday, the 29th...

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Sherlock [Christine George/Townsquare Media]
Sherlock [Christine George/Townsquare Media]
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Meet Sherlock – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

 

If Sherlock isn't the perfect dog than I don't know what is!

The Humane Society of West Michigan brought in 1-year-old Sherlock, an American Staffordshire Terrier who is sweet and silly! He ...

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Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Delights Spectators In NYC
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Rockford High School Marching Band Selected to be in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade [Video]

Out of about 200 applicants, Rockford was one of ten marching bands that were chosen to represent their respective states in the parade.

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Kit Kat [Humane Society of West Michigan]
Kit Kat [Humane Society of West Michigan]
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Meet Kit Kat – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

 

The Humane Society of West Michigan brought in a 1-year-old female bunny named Kit Kat. Kit Kat is a pretty light brown/cinnamon color who is spayed and ready to go home! Lik...

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15 MORE Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

A few weeks ago we went through the 15 things that anyone who lives in Grand Rapids should do or try at least once. Obviously, we couldn't just stop at 15 considering there's so much to do in this awesome city...

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Tiger [Humane Society of West Michigan]
Tiger [Humane Society of West Michigan]
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Meet Tiger – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

 

Tiger is a 3 year old Lab/hound mix. He is a really sweet dog and would do best in a home able to give him time to adjust. You can adopt him now from the Humane Society of West Michigan.

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