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Looking for a Good Job With a Great Salary? How About Beer Taster?

Are you stuck in a dead-end job? Not making enough money? Frustrated? All good questions, but there is one more. Do you like Beer?

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Best Buddy Surprises Best Friend With a Kidney [Video]

I have another tear-jerker of a video for you today. Yesterday it was the little baby who heard his mothers voice for the first time with hearing aids, and today, it's about a man who needed a kidney transplant.

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Sweet Baby Hears his Mother’s Voice for the First Time [Video]

Get the Kleenex because you're going to need them when you watch this sweet video.

It's the moment an Australian baby named Jordan Blair hears his mother's voice for the first time. Jordan was born with hearing loss and with the help of an audiologist, was fitted with hearing aids and was finally able to hear for the first time.

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Here’s Your Chance to Help Young Children Read

I normally don't put up a job post, but I'll make an exception in this case. You see, it's about kids, young kids, 2nd grade, and reading. Too many children fail to get the encouragement and lessons needed to be successful at reading.

Thanks to a partnership with Amway Corporation, Grand Rapids Public Schools is working with Innovations for Learning to implement TutorMate in the district to improve literacy of students in 2nd grade. TutorMate is the nation’s preeminent online volunteer tutoring program, helping tens of thousands of students in low income communities learn to read.

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Nala is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Nala the dog is our special pet of the week.

Andy Rent talked about her on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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The Real Ted Cruz Republican Convention Speech…Well, Sort of [Video]

We're all having fun with the Republican, and now the Democratic Conventions. Some would say, it's exciting theatre. The Republicans were trying to pull themselves together, and this week the Democrats are trying to do the same thing.

One of the surprise features at last weeks Republican National Convention, was the Ted Cruz speech. Many were expecting an endorsement of Donald Trump, but, nooooo, there was no endorsement.

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A World Without Language Barriers is Closer Than you Think [Video]

 

Imagine being able to understand someone speaking in a foreign language without actually having to learn that language. Amazing, right? And, imagine that it all happens when you simply wear a little ear piece. Now, imagine that this is all true!

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Gilda’s Club Looking for Volunteers

Gilda's Club Grand Rapids, the free cancer support organization, needs your help! They are recruiting volunteers for this year’s West Side Walk for Gilda’s!

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Tiger Attacks and Mauls Woman to Death in Wildlife Park [Video]

This is not your family-friendly story or video, so a bit of a warning about this unsettling video because it's not for the faint of heart.

A tourist at a safari park in China was mauled to death by a tiger after visitors ignored warning signs and got out of their car.

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Broadway Grand Rapids Brings “Cinderella” to DeVos Performance Hall

Broadway Grand Rapids presents RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The King & I and The Sound of Music, at DeVos Performance Hall September 27-October 2.

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This Bulldog is Only Trying to Protect Her [Video]

Does your pet watch TV? Some do and you always wonder what they are actually thinking. Check this dog out.

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The Singing Sea Lion [Video]

Okay, this is crazy, but seeing is believing. A talented sea lion at the Dolphin Discovery attraction in Cozumel, Mexico sings!

No, really seems to be singing. As a mater of fact, he sings Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy."

Don't believe me? Take a look.

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