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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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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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Substitute Teachers are Desperately Needed in Michigan

Michigan is facing a shortage of substitute teachers and it's having a direct affect on schools.

The Detroit Free Press says the lack of substitute teachers,
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25 Days of Christmas Movies on Freeform!

Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without our beloved movies during the holiday season.

And now that it's December, it's time for Freeform's 25 Days of continuous Christmas movies (with some other favorites in between)...

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"Mega Millions" Lottery Jackpot Tops $220 Million
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Almost $900M From the Michigan Lottery Will Be Sent to School Funds

All those scratch-offs you bought or money you spent on trying to hit that giant Powerball jackpot is going to be put to good use.

The Michigan Lottery will be contributing $889 million towards the School Aid Fund in 2016; the highest number ever contributed...

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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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12-Year-old Boy Stabbed by an 8-Year-Old in Grand Rapids

An 8-year-old boy, from Grand Rapids, is currently in juvenile detention for allegedly stabbing a 12-year-old boy.

MLive reports that the incident occurred Wednesday (11/9) evening, at a house on Caufield Ave SW...

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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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The Kids Iron Chef Competition Was Cheesy Fun! [Photos]

On Saturday, November 5th, the B.O.B hosted its annual GR .1K race to raise awareness and to help find the cure for Duchenne, a type of Muscular Dystrophy...

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Celebrate SantaFest at the Woodland Mall

Christmas is going to be here before we know it and the Woodland Mall in Kentwood is celebrating early.

On Saturday, November 12th from noon-3 p...

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Downtown Market is Turning into a Jack-o-Lantern Jamboree this Weekend

Can you believe Halloween is only two weeks away?! The Downtown Market is having a pumpkin celebration this weekend, October 22nd and 23rd.

They will be transforming the market into a Jack-o-Lantern Jamboree which will feature pumpkin-themed everything...

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