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Candy and cards are great Valentine's, but who is the man behind the holiday?
Sweet! Candy! (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Be My Valentine!


I loooove Valentine's Day for the simple fact that pink is my favorite color!  

There are other reasons too, for example, my nephew always sends me Valentine Peeps -- a must for any holiday celebration.   This year I got two packages including red Peeps that say "I ♥ U," and pink hearts! 

Not too long ago, someone asked me if I knew how Valentine's Day got started and I honestly didn't have a clue.  

I've since done some digging and learned that a guy named Valentine (his first name is unknown) was beheaded back in 270 or 280 A.D. for two reasons. 

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Get ready for Grand Rapids' third annual Art Prize competition!!
Got Art? (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Art Prize Registration Scoop!

Exciting news for all of you talented artsy types!

Dates have been set for you to get registered to showcase your awesome artwork at the third annual Art Prize in Grand Rapids.

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Start making your list of winners for Sunday's annual Grammy soiree!
Bruno Mars (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The Official Grammy Nominations List!

It's worth sharing the list of Grammy nominees to cozy up with for another night in front of the t.v. this Sunday!

Bruno Mars may be the luckiest artist attending Sunday's annual Grammy awards show!

Earlier this month, a California judge agreed to hold off on the seven time nominee's guilty plea for felony cocaine possession until Valentine's Day

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Fireworks can be heard now that Katy Perry has revealed her weight!
Lifting award weights! (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Katy Perry Tips The Scale At …

Katy is everywhere and you know all of the running around from one awards show to walking the red carpet is helping her stay in the best shape ever!

So, what does the Fireworks firecracker weigh?

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West Michigan embraces Diana: A Celebration
Diana letter (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Princess Diana Draws 80,000 To Her Exhibit!

YOU can break two records just by walking through the doors of the Grand Rapids Art Museum downtown, today!

Museum officials say they're expecting their 80,oooth guest to take a glimpse at Princess Diana's wedding gown at the Diana: A Celebration exhibit.   If this is you, you will win a lovely prize package AND also claim the title of being the one millionth worldwide visitor!! 

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A 'safe' gift idea for your Valentine is jewelry!
Frost yourself! (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Giuseppe Zanotti Design)

Guys Live In Fear Of Valentine’s Day Gift Giving??

Is this really true?? Are men seriously living in fear of rejection over what kind of gift they get their sweeties on Valentine's Day??

Talk to me...

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Rihanna announces tour dates and will hang with the All-Stars!
Rihanna (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Rihanna Goes To The NBA?

Rihanna is one busy gurl!  After announcing dates for the North American leg of her Loud tour the popette tweeted that she's also going to be performing during the halftime of the NBA All-Star Game on February 20th!

The big question we're all asking is will her ex, Chris Brown, be at the Grammy's on Sunday where she is expected to perform?

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Did Grand Rapids make the list of most romantic city??
Kissing couple (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

One Michigan City Makes ‘Most Romantic’ Top Ten List!

Do you own a Barry White cd?  How about a romance novel or two?? just released results of a survey that looked at your buying habits and came up with a top ten list of the most romantic cities in America...

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Women fantasize about ...
Whatcha thinkin? (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

What Women Are Really Thinking!

I don't know about you, but I have about ten different things that are constantly going through my mind at any given time, you too??

You'll never guess what Weight Watchers found is really on our minds the most...

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Oldies, but goodies take the stage at Sunday's Grammy Awards show!
Katy Perry (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

The Grammy Jam Session Low Down!

The Grammy's still got it!

From seven times nominee Bruno Mars to eight times Grammy award winner Barbara Streisand ... this year;s show is sure to rock your world...

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Freak accident on the set of NCIS leads to a man's death.
Mark Harmon (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Death On The Set Of NCIS

The cast and crew of NCIS is on a short recess this week after a security guard is killed on set.

Authorities are looking at all of the evidence -- just like we're used to seeing on any given episode of the hit television drama -- and believe it was a freak accident. 

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Army Staff Sgt. Giunta is awarded the Medal Of Honor!
Staff Sgt. Giunta (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Super Bowl: Who Is The Man Behind The Medal Of Honor?

So just who was that military guy on the field of Cowboy Stadium just before kick-off on Super Bowl Sunday?

Back in November, Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta was awarded the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions during combat operations in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan in October 2007.

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