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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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Super Hero Window Washers Appear At Helen Devos Children’s Hospital [Gallery]

The guys over at Modern Window Cleaning had a special surprise for the kids at Helen Devos Children's Hospital on Halloween.  The window washing crew dressed up in super hero costumes while they worked on washing the hospital's windows.  The idea originated from a group washing the Memphis Children's Hospital's windows.  But Modern Window Cleaning one upped the competition by doing it Halloween!  The super heroes joined the kids in a Halloween party after they completed the window washing.

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Wendy Reed KO’s Cancer (But Not Her Opponent) [VIDEO]

So, as many of you may remember, I spent a few weeks training for an event called KO Cancer that benefited the Helen Devos Children's Hospital. After weeks of training, Saturday, November 18th was the night that I was to get into the ring and take on my opponent Nadira "Slum Dog" Kharmai. Here's a glimpse into a bit of what that fight looked like. I didn't win, in fact, Nadira managed to knock me down twice, but we did manage to raise a lot of money for an awesome cause. Check out the video after the jump!

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Wendy Trains For KO Cancer

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A ‘Grand’ Grand Rapids!

'B' is for billion and that is the kind of dollars that has been built into the fabric of downtown Grand Rapids over the past decade.

Two stand out projects include the most expensive building -- Helen DeVos Children's Hospital -- for a whopping $286 million and the tallest structure -- River House condos at Bridgewater Place

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