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Adrian Peterson Indicted in Child Abuse Case, Deactivated for Sunday’s NFL Game

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was indicted on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child by a Montgomery County, Texas grand jury. The case stems from an incident where Peterson used a switch to discipline the child involved.

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Mini Chefs Develop Kid-Approved Recipes

 

A recent survey has shown that 84% of mothers have 42 tasks that they have to do every day, like laundry, vacuuming, getting the children out of bed and meal planning. Meal times can be one of the biggest sources of stress for mothers, with the average parent spending 14 hours thinking about, planning and preparing a meal. But

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Back-to-School 2014: Check Out #BTSWMI, #BTSWestMI Photos from Twitter, Instagram Right Here

Summer vacation and the three-day Labor Day weekend are over as students head back to school across Michigan today.

Use the hashtags #btswmi or #btswestmi on Twitter or Instagram with your back-to-school pictures from greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan. Let's show our pride pictorially about our students, children and kids.

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Post Back-to-School Pics on Twitter, Instagram with #BTSWMI, #BTSWestMI Hashtags; See Them Online with Channel 95.7

Summer vacation and the three-day Labor Day weekend are over as students head back to school across Michigan on Tuesday.

Share your pride about your students headed back to school on their first day of the 2014-2015 school year. Use the hashtags #btswmi or #btswestmi on Twitter or Instagram, and see those photos online withChannel 95.7.

We'll post those photos starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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PHOTO: City of Grand Rapids
PHOTO: City of Grand Rapids
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Grand Crossings: Avoid Long Drive And Crowds; Walk Across a Local Bridge Or Two

You don't have to drive four hours and deal with 40,000 people to walk across a bridge on Labor Day.

The Grand Crossings Bridge Walk here in Grand Rapids is low key and less stressful.

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Dad Catches Daughter Mid Selfie [Video]

Ever catch someone when they're trying to take a selfie? This just about sums it up.

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Tooth Fairy Is a Total Cheapskate

Times are tough for the Tooth Fairy .

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Mother of Sandy Hook Victim Writes Powerful Letter to Teachers

The mother of one of the 26 victims of 2012's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has written a powerful letter to the teachers of America.

Nebla Marquez-Greene had two children attending Sandy Hook Elementary that day. Her daughter, 6-year-old Ana Grace, was killed in the Connecticut massacre, and her son was uninjured in the attack.

Her letter, which was posted on the Education Week website is powerful, gut-wrenching and encouraging all at once. Read it after the jump.

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Sir-Mix-Alot Gets A Back To School Twist With ‘Baby Got Class’ [Video]

"I like big busses and I can't deny!"

Getting ready for back to school is a pretty big ordeal. There's shopping for school supplies, shopping for school clothes, and for one family, creating clever rap videos.

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Mom Develops App So That Kids Can’t Ignore Their Parents’ Phone Calls

A tech-savvy mom who was sick of her with her kids ignoring her calls has invented an app that makes it harder to ignore calls from parents.

Sharon Standifird helped develop an app called "Ignore No More" which is designed to help parents who are frustrated by their teens never answering their calls or calling them when they say the will. Like pretty much every parent of a teenager on the planet, Standifird was tired of not hearing from her kids when she asked them to call.

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64 Couples, One Grand Wedding in Lake Michigan [Photos/Video]

Channel 95.7′s Connie & Curtis are officiating the second annual The Grand Wedding in Lake Michigan this evening in Grand Haven.

At 6 p.m. EDT tonight, 64 couples are getting married for the first time or are renewing their vows with their toes dipped in the waters of Lake Michigan at Grand Haven City Beach.

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How Much Do You Pay The Babysitter?

Yesterday, on the afternoon show, we heard from a woman who was livid because her daughter was only paid $20 for babysitting her friend's 4-year-old for 5 hours Saturday night. Did the babysitter get ripped off?

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