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Student Finds Secret in Dorm Room, Tells the Internet

So much for that secret, big mouth! What he found was pretty cool though.

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Back-to-School 2014: Check Out #BTSWMI, #BTSWestMI Photos from Twitter, Instagram Right Here

Summer vacation and the three-day Labor Day weekend are over as students head back to school across Michigan today.

Use the hashtags #btswmi or #btswestmi on Twitter or Instagram with your back-to-school pictures from greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan. Let's show our pride pictorially about our students, children and kids.

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Post Back-to-School Pics on Twitter, Instagram with #BTSWMI, #BTSWestMI Hashtags; See Them Online with Channel 95.7

Summer vacation and the three-day Labor Day weekend are over as students head back to school across Michigan on Tuesday.

Share your pride about your students headed back to school on their first day of the 2014-2015 school year. Use the hashtags #btswmi or #btswestmi on Twitter or Instagram, and see those photos online withChannel 95.7.

We'll post those photos starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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Doctors Urge Schools To Let Students Sleep In

Doctors are urging schools to let students sleep in.

Those are words I would have LOVED to have heard when I was 16; now they irritate me.

So, what is this all about?

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Mother of Sandy Hook Victim Writes Powerful Letter to Teachers

The mother of one of the 26 victims of 2012's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has written a powerful letter to the teachers of America.

Nebla Marquez-Greene had two children attending Sandy Hook Elementary that day. Her daughter, 6-year-old Ana Grace, was killed in the Connecticut massacre, and her son was uninjured in the attack.

Her letter, which was posted on the Education Week website is powerful, gut-wrenching and encouraging all at once. Read it after the jump.

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West Michigan Church Offers Free Back To School Computer Repair

Computer running a bit slow? Get some sun block lotion in the keys of your keyboard? Go no further than Wyoming to get it fixed, FREE!

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Meijer Back-to-School Shopping Spree

You could win a $500 back-to-school shopping spree for your kid from Meijer!

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Mother of Sandy Hook School Shootings Victim Writes Powerful Letter to Teachers

The mother of one of the 26 victims of last December's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., has written a powerful letter to the teachers of America.

Nebla Marquez-Greene had two children attending Sandy Hook Elementary on that day: Dec. 13, 2012. Her daughter, 6-year-old Ana Grace, was killed, but her son was uninjured. Twenty children and six adults died in the shootings by a 20-year-old man who also killed his mother in their Newtown home.

Her letter, shared with Education Week is powerful, gut-wrenching and encouraging all in one. Read it after the jump.

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How Much Did You Spend On Back To School Shopping? [Poll]

The kids are back at school bringing with them lots of supplies:  pencils, folders, calculators, backpacks, shoes, clothes, etc.  Sales and coupons are nice, but it only helps so much at back to school time.

Before the next credit card statement arrives take our anonymous poll…

How much did you spend on back to school shopping?

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JCPenney Offers Free Haircuts for Kids in August

JCPenney is offering free haircuts to kids for the whole month of August to help out during the back-to-school season.

Kids kindergarten through sixth-grade are eligible for the free haircut at any JCPenney Hair Salon. You don't need a coupon or anything, parents should just mention the free haircut when scheduling the appointment.

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Where to Go to Fill Out Your School Supplies List – Our Top Five

Back to school shopping can get expensive, especially if you have multiple kids. I know that parents are always scouring the Sunday papers for the best deals on markers, folders, notebooks, pencils, backpacks and more...

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Back To College Night For Students At The Meijer In Standale

Join Channel 95-7 as we will be broadcasting live for Back to College Night at the Meijer in Standale Tuesday from 8 pm until 10 pm. It is the biggest Back to School shopping night of the year... unofficially.

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