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What Did You Learn About Your Parents Later in Life?

When you think about your parents you don't see them as ever doing anything wrong. They're parents, they're boring. Not necessarily. They can have secrets, too...

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The Top Five West Michigan Beaches to Visit This Summer

You can feel it. A little anyway. Summer is almost here, and it's time to start thinking about some tasty waves and the sweet smell of SPF 40 sun screen.

Here’s five beaches worth making the drive from Grand Rapids to visit.  I’ve included some old favorites, and at least one hidden gem (that I guess won’t be hidden anymore).

All of these are within about an hour’s drive from the Grand Rapids Metropolitan area.

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Top Five State Park Summer Camping Locations In Michigan

I know you're thinking -- 'Jojo, it's way too cold to go camping just yet', and you're right. Unless you're me. I love freezing to death slowly in my cheap tent.

Even if you hate spring camping, now is the time to make those camping reservations if you're to have any chance at the best state park camp sites in Michigan this summer. Here's my Top Five. 

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Best Husband Ever Drives 870 Miles to Get His Wife KFC

What would you do for the love of your life? Just about anything, right? (or at least you should be willing to).

This guy would and he's probably the best husband ever for what he does for his wife every year...

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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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Majority of Moms Want ‘Me’ Time on Mother’s Day

Mothers are some of the most hard working people in this world, and this Sunday it's their day.

If you're struggling what to get your mom for Mother's Day...

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Grand Rapids Football Club Teams With Whitecaps For ‘Futbol At The Ballpark’

To say that pro soccer in Grand Rapids has been a success would be an understatement. The fledgling GRFC has already moved up a division in the pro soccer establishment, and now they're planning a big game out at Fifth Third Park.

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Detroit Teachers Hold Rally And "Sick Out" To Protest Working Conditions
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Detroit Teachers Shut Down Schools Over Payroll Shortage

Today is Teacher Appreciation Day, but Detroit City School teachers are not feeling very appreciated. The School District say it won't be able to meet payroll over the summer months, so the teachers didn't show up for work again today, shutting down every school in Michigan's largest city.

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Duck Makes Her Annual Trip to Michigan Elementary School [Video]

Vanessa has returned to Village Elementary School in Hartland, Michigan for the past 13 years. Vanessa isn't a kid or even a teacher,she's a duck.

The mallard has been laying her eggs in the school's enclosed courtyard for over a decade then once they hatch, she leads them down a hallway and to a nearby pond

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AFI FEST 2012 Presented By Audi - "Rise Of The Guardians" Premiere - Red Carpet
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ABC is Reviving ‘Match Game’ & Alec Baldwin is Hosting

One of my favorite things to do is watch game shows. I can easily waste a day watching game shows. If you too are a fan of game shows than you know that nothing compares to the classics and a popular one will be back on TV...

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New Ropes Course To Open in Northeast Grand Rapids [Video]

The Treetop Adventure Park will open up in the woods behind Celebration Cinema North beginning on May 20.

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A Guy “Promposed” to His Girlfriend by Taking Her to Hawaii

Prom is a big deal in a teenager's life and if you've been to prom before than you know a lot goes into it... especially money. But kids nowadays are going above-and-beyond for the perfect "promposal...

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