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Single Mom Dresses Up In Mustache To Attend Son’s “Donuts With Dad” Day

It's difficult raising a child on your own.  That's a fact.  It's also difficult to for your child when schools have a specific "Dad day" or "Mom day" events...

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AMC Theatres Will Show ‘Willy Wonka’ & ‘Blazing Saddles’ This Weekend

In honor of the late and great Gene Wilder, AMC Theatres teamed up with Warner Bros. to bring back two of his classic films, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory and Blazing Saddles.

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Lake Michigan Drownings Up This Summer, Rip Currents To Blame

Warmer water temperatures, combined with tricky winds has led to a tragic summer along the coast of Lake Michigan. So far 35 people have drowned in the Lake this summer, almost half of the totals for all of the Great Lakes combined.

So what makes Lake Michigan more dangerous than the other Great Lakes?

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Two Holland Teens are Missing in Lake Michigan

Emergency crews had to temporarily suspend their search for two teen boys last night before of strong and unsafe currents in Lake Michigan...

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Meet CJ – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

Look at that smile! CJ was recently transferred to the Humane Society of West Michigan from a shelter in Genesee County, where he has been since April...

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Chipotle Closes Over 40 Restaurants In Portland Area Over E. Coli Outbreak
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FREEBIES for Students & Kids at Chipotle Throughout September

Ever since the food-borne illness scandal, Chipotle has lost some stock so in order to boost sales and get customers back in the door, Chipotle is offering two promotions through the month of September...

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SAT College Exams To Undergo Major Changes
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Two Grand Rapids Schools Make ‘Top 10′ for SAT Scores in MI

This past spring marked the first time that Michigan high school juniors had to take the SAT's. Prior to, it's always been the ACT's, But the results for the first SAT scores in Michigan have been released by the Department of Education...

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Grand Rapids College Professor Offers Up A List of Do’s And Don’t’s For New Students

This weekend marked the return of college students to West Michigan's 15 colleges and universities, and one student went up on the web site Reddit to ask what are some do's and don't's for students new to the area.

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Safety 1st Recalls 20,000 Strollers Because Of Safety Issue

If you use a Safety 1st brand stroller, you may want to check out this latest recall.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the Safety 1st “Step and Go Travel Systems” strollers have been recalled due to a defect that allows the tray part of the stroller to disengage when you have the infant car seat locked in...

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Meet Squirt – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

The Humane Society of West Michigan has brought a lot of dogs here for Christine's Pet of the Week but Squirt is definitely my favorite! If you don't adopt this dog you're only doing a disservice to yourself...

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Being Closer With Family Leads To A Longer Life

The other day I heard something that said a third of your friends don’t really like you.  Good news, you don’t need them.

According to Huffington Post, there’s a study from Toronto that suggests the key to living a long life isn’t having a bunch of friends...

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7-Year-Old Girl Got in Trouble For Writing Her Name in Cursive

If an elementary school-aged child has had "several warnings" regarding a matter what would you think it would be about? MULTIPLE CHOICE TIME:

a) Talking in class
b) Picking on other students or
c) Writing in cursive

Aren't you surprised to know that the answer is C...

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