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2011 - Page 5

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Elizabeth Taylor Dies

Actress Elizabeth Taylor has filled our lives with many years of great entertainment including her role as the last Queen of Egypt, Cleopatra...

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Fight the gloomy days of Spring with chocolate!!
Get outside! (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Low Energy? 5 Minute Perk-Me-Up’s!

A wintry mix is headed to West Michigan tonight through Wednesday ... what's up with that??

If you're battling the blues there are ten things Yahoo Shine claims will put a little pep in your step this Spring...

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Karate Kid chops to the top of the Dancing With The Stars scoreboard!
I'm safe! (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Dancing With The Stars Top Picks!


Were you as impressed as I was with how well both Kirstie Alley ... who divulged her nickname is 'G' for grandma ... and Karate Kid Ralph Macchio danced last night on the season premiere of Dancing with the Stars?

I know Wendy Reed posted her top four highlights, but I couldn't resist airing my thoughts!  Reality shows aren't necessarily what I dig as much as learning more about a person's heart. 

Ralph said that he may look young, but is working with a 49-year old body and Kirstie said that she is 60 ... what???  I know that Kirstie has had her ups-and-downs, but neither of them look their age, don't you agree??

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Grand Rapids may charge as you trash!
Garbage day! (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘Pay As You Go’ Trash?

Grand Rapids seems to charge a little something for everything and your trash is no exception!

If you live in the city you now pay a fee per bag or tag you use to get rid of your garbage.  Some families use a cart service and there are a couple of companies to choose from and now the city wants to join the fray by offering carts that will automatically charge you each time there is a pick-up. 

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How to make the right first date impression!
Vivienne Westwood Shoes

What Your Shoes Say To Your Date!

Actress Reese Witherspoon set us all straight, if you will, about guys and their lack of interest in the shoes us girls wear in the movie Legally Blonde.

However, I have new scoop that suggests that guys do check us out from head to toe!

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Potholes beware! Construction crews are set to fix our roads!
Road Trap! (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Let The Road Construction Begin!

Give me a 'B!' for billion dollar budget for road repairs along Michigan highways and byways!

The Michigan Department of Transportation has posted a list of their top 10 projects that will  begin soon...

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Betty and other comedians ask for Laughfest encore!
Betty & Humane Society mascot (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Laughfest Comedians Are Happy To Return!

Hundreds of Laughfest volunteers flooded the Calder Plaza downtown GR, during yesterday's thunderstorm, to pose for a picture that will become the new logo for Gilda's Club!

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias rounded out the ten day show at DeVos Performance Hall and from what I'm hearing at work today -- he may be back next year! 

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West Michigan's jobless rate is still up and down!
Job fair! (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Are West Michigan Jobs On The Rise Or Fall?

Good jobs are becoming harder and harder to come by, although West Michigan is seeing some progress from a year ago, the jobless rate rose slightly in January...

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Get ready for the annual Mom's Sale & Kid's Expo at the Delta Plex!
Shopping on wheels! (Photo by Robert Durell/Getty Images)

Win Early Admission To Mom’s Sale & Kids Expo!

Mark your calendar for the all day Mom's Sale and Kid's Expo at the Delta Plex this Saturday from 9a-5p!

Listen to me, Sabrina, on Channel 957 from 10a-3p to win early admission tickets and get your shopping done before everyone else!  Hint:  I have more than one pair!

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Katy's mom is writing a book about her daughter, but not a tell-all
Katy Perry (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Katy Perry’s Mom Is Penning A Book!

As Katy Perry continues her 95-stop  tour, her mother is writing a book.

Mary Perry Hudson is a minister and tells the New York Post that the book will not expose her daughter, but rather go through some of her concerns about the path Katy has chosen to take in her career and life.

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The official West Michigan St Patrick's Day Guide!
Good luck! (Photo by David Hardenberg/Getty Images)

Your St. Patrick’s Day Event Sched!

Last minute planning for any holiday is never a bad thing!  Sometimes the less planning, the better especially on St. Patrick's day!

Click here to get the full list of events throughout West Michigan ...

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College Spring Breakers break tradition from partying to volunteering!
Volunteerism on the rise! (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Spring Break Fever: Volunteerism!?

What?  College kids are getting serious about spring break and I'm not talking about drinking or partying.

According to an Iowa newspaper, students are gearing up to volunteer on their time away from campus!

Yeah, it even sounds like it was their idea!  What a cool way to relax, don't you think?

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