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PARENTS: Be on the Look Out for a Suspicious Man in East G.R!

Police in East Grand Rapids are warning parents and residents to be on the lookout for a suspicious man who's been seen in the area.

FOX 17 says a man, who's been driving a red van, has been trying to lure children...

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Trump's Selection For Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Testifies During Her Senate Confirmation Hearing
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Betsy DeVos Approved by Senate Committee for Secretary of Education

On Tuesday, a Senate committee approved Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, as chosen by Trump. This means she's one step closer to attaining the position...

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What Age Can You Leave Your Kids at Home Alone in Michigan?

Did you know there’s an actual answer for those of us in Michigan?

There are 34 states that have no minimum age requirements for leaving your kids at home alone...

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New Research: Don’t Wait To Feed Your Kids Peanuts

Currently, more than 50 million Americans suffer an allergy, according to the CDC. 2% are children with a peanut allergy. For as long as we've known we've been told to wait to feed children peanuts to avoid an allergy but as it turns out its actually the opposite...

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Grand Rapids Children’s Museum Now Offers Sensory Kits for Kids

The Children's Museum took to Facebook on Monday to announce that the kits will be available to be checked out from their front desk, and that the kids can use them for the duration of their visit to the museum. Some items included in the kit include weighted vests and suspenders and hearing protection.

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Should West Michigan Target Stores Host Quiet Holiday Shopping For Those on the Autism Spectrum?

For families with someone on the autism spectrum, this could be a huge help!

This Saturday, December 10th, the Target Store in Lancaster, Pennsylvania is doing their part to help families on the autism spectrum by hosting a quiet shopping event...

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Children’s Shoe Sold Only at Meijer Being Recalled

Skidders Footwear is recalling about 5,500 of their children's tennis shoe that's sold only at Meijer stores.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the rivets on the inside of the shoe have sharp edges which could cause a laceration hazard...

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YMCA is Opening Their KidZone to Everyone So Parents Can Go Out and Vote

If you're planning on voting tomorrow but have to figure out where to leave the little ones while you do so, YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids can help you out...

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GRPD Offers Trick Or Treaters Candy and Safety Tips For Halloween

So while you're trick or treating this Halloween, make sure you're looking for GRPD officers; they have more candy for you to score!

They Grand Rapids Police Department and Miejer have teamed up to make sure all the officers on patrol will have candy with them...

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2-Month-Old Michigan Baby Says “Hello” [Video]

A baby from Michigan is already a viral sensation and he can't even speak yet. Sort of.

Samantha Jones, of Jackson, was taking a Snapchat video of her 2-month-old son, Christian, for her friend...

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A Wisconsin Town Passes Bill To Fine Parents Of Bullies Hundreds Of Dollars

The small Wisconsin town of Shawano is launching a new anti-bullying initiative that is the first of it's kind in the United States.  The Shawano Police Department is working together with the Shawano School District to hold parents accountable for their children's bullying...

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Boy Goes to 6th Grade Camp, Sends Mom Slightly Concerning Letter

When Jennifer Bell sent her 10-year-old son off to 6th grade camp she was hoping he'd have a good time. His first letter home has her scratching her head and wondering what, exactly, he's up to at camp.

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