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Grand Rapids Griffins Host Great Skate Winterfest This Weekend at Rosa Parks Circle

The Grand Rapids Griffins will be taking to the ice in Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids and skating for 24 straight hours this weekend to raise money for underprivileged children in the area.

The 13th annual Great Skate Winterfest begins at noon Saturday and runs until 10 p.m. Sunday.

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Sara’s Sweets Bakery Is Shushing About What It’s Bringing for Dessert Wars

Sara's Sweets Bakery is preparing something secret -- it's under wraps for now -- for Dessert Wars.

The Grand Rapids-based bakery is a returnee for Dessert Wars, which is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Amway Grand's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

Cupcakes are a big part of the menu at Sara's, with Snickers, chocolate peanut butter and almond cupcakes brought in on a visit with Channel 95.7's "Connie and Curtis."

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep? New Sleep Recommendations Released

Are you tired? Are your kids always whiny? Maybe the whole house isn't getting enough sleep! The National Sleep Foundation released a new study that breaks down sleep recommendations tailored to a person's age.

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The Verdict Is In: Punxsutawney Phil Says Six More Weeks of Winter!

The verdict is in.

Punxsutawney Phil forecasts six more weeks of winter.

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West Michigan Sledding Safety Tips From the Experts

A horrendous sledding accident Saturday, which left a four-year-old boy in the hospital, and police searching for the person or persons who ran him over, has West Michigan parents asking, "How do I keep my kids safe while they're sledding?"

While accidents can and will happen, there are precautions that you can take to protect your children while they're sledding this winter. I consulted with the folks at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital and Safe Kids West Michgan (Mercy Health) to find out what parents need to know when it comes to sledding safety. 

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Study Shows Millennials Still Enjoy Driving

Remember the study that claimed younger millennials have no desire to drive? Turns out, that might not be accurate.  

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Women’s Ideal Body Types Throughout History [Video]

We found this video shows over 3,000 years of women’s ideal body types as determined by their societies’ standard of beauty.

It's pretty cool

 

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Disney announced Emma Watson will play Belle in the studio’s live-action take on Beauty and the Beast

Harry Potter and Disney fans rejoice!

On Monday morning, Disney announced Emma Watson, who (for those who don't know) played Hermione in the Harry Potter sagas will play Belle in the studio’s live-action take on Beauty and the Beast.

We couldn't be more excited, and apparently neither can Emma who posted to her Facebook saying:

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Post by Emma Watson.

 

The song she is referring to singing for those who have not seen the original

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Ladies You Know May Have A Chance With Dr. McDreamy

Yes ladies the rumors are true; Patrick Dempsey is divorcing his wife, makeup artist Jillian Fink, after 15 years... sad face

They confirmed in an exclusive statement to People magazine:
"It is with careful consideration and mutual respect that we

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Kieffer Rescue Center

We are hilighting a local organization this morning called Keiffer and Friends

If you don't know what they are about then you are missing out. Keiffer's Rescue Center is a local non profit organization that exists

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It’s Happened: Land of ‘Frozen’ Coming to Disney Cruise Line

Not sick of "Frozen" yet?

Then get excited because this summer, thanks to Disney Cruise Line, you will be able to immerse yourself in the animated hit "Frozen."

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31 Genius Super Bowl Party Tips That Will Make Your Life Easier

The Super Bowl is upon us, and that means food food food and more food ---I guess some football is thrown in there too---

Most people will be either throwing parties or attending them so BuzzFeed put together a list of  what we think are genius tips that will make your life easier when preparing to throw or attend a Super Bowl party.

Here are some of our fav's that made the list:
- Use a salad spinner to evenly coat your wings.
- A wine glass in a bowl makes a great chips ‘n’ dip set.
- Run out of ice? Freeze individual water bottles and use them as ice packs in your cooler.

Check out the rest of this list at the tab below:

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