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Andy Rent

Starting out as a weatherman/TV-Radio host for TV8 in the 70's, Andy also played "Captain Woody" on the TV8 afternoon kids show, and probably is the most recognized personality in the West Michigan area having been on radio and TV for the better part of three decades. Andy is originally a "Hoosier" from Muncie, Indiana and always wanted to be in “show biz”. After graduating from Ball State University, Andy stayed in Indiana, working in radio and TV in Richmond, Muncie and Indianapolis. He moved to Grand Rapids to work at WOOD-TV where he met his wife Kathy. Andy is deeply involved in the Grand Rapids and West Michigan community. He has served on the board of directors of the Metropolitan YMCA, and Easter Seals-Michigan. He also assists the Salvation Army, DeGage Ministries, JDRF, Disability Advocates, Hope Network, and various other non-profit organizations. Interests: I love golf, travel, reading, dining out, theater and movies. And, of course my children and grand children. Andy and his wife Kathy have 7 children and 8 grandchildren. They have a busy life. Music: I love all kinds - especially jazz, blues, and classical, rock and pop hits. The best part about my job: The ability to make a difference in the community.
(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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A Police Officer Protects and Serves the People…and Ducks [Video]

Here is a 'feel good' moment from Wisconsin.

A local Eau Claire Wisconsin Police Officer noticed a car stopped on the road with it's hazard flashers on.  He surveyed the situation and then.....well, I'll let the video finish it.

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(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Ben Folds With the Grand Rapids Symphony Tickets on Sale now

Saturday night, October 18, 8 p.m. at DeVos Performance Hall, will be one of the most entertaining nights you will have spent with the Grand Rapids Symphony.  Why? Ben Folds will be there.

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Grand Rapids Guitar Quartet - Courtesy Arts Council of White Lake
Grand Rapids Guitar Quartet - Courtesy Arts Council of White Lake
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White Lake Guitar Fest in Montague Hosts Grand Rapids Guitar Quartet This Weekend

Here is a fun thing for you to do this weekend.  The the beautiful drive up to Montague and head over the the Howmet Playhouse. The Grand Rapids Guitar Quartet is playing there.

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