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Women’s Health is Top Concern for Meijer

Meijer is joining forces with Spectrum Health to make getting screened for breast cancer more convenient than ever.

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Byron Center Christian School, Facebook
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Zeeland Student With Down Syndrome Hits Home Run With Support From Byron Center Opponent [Video]

An unforgettable moment on a baseball field last week as a Zeeland Christian eighth-grader with Down Syndrome was given an opportunity to bat and hit a home run with the support of his team, his opponent and all in attendance.

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Tyler Brecht via Twitter @tyler_brecht
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THE BLASPHEMY! MSU Graduate Reveals a Michigan Shirt Under Cap&Gown

As someone who is a Michigan State alumni this makes me a bit disappointed but I can't help but laugh.

Tyler Brecht, from Alma, just graduated from Michigan State University over the weekend but his academic achievements aren't the reason he's gone viral...

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Battle Creek Schools Receive $51 Million Grant

A big announcement today from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of a five-year $51 million grant to Battle Creek Public Schools to provide improvements and opportunities for every grade and every building in the district.

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Are you at Risk for a Heart Attack? Long Work Hours May Do It.

How many hours are you working in your average week? 40? 50? 60?

Too many of us either are married to our job and working extra long hours, or taking overtime, or, have a second job. The extra hours, overtime, second job, may be for economic reasons just to make ends-meet, but, those long hours just may kill you.

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
Matt Milhouse, TSM
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West Michigan Election Results: May 2, 2017

West Michigan hit the polls Tuesday voting on dozens of issues including local school millages and one Kent County-wide school millage.

View the full results.

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A School Millage Vote Next Week For Kent County. What Do You Think?

This caught me a little off guard, but all of us throughout Kent County will be asked to consider a nine-tenths mill tax increase to benefit for our schools on May 2nd. This isn't limited to only certain districts, but all 20 Kent Public School districts. Are you thinking yes, no? Before you make up your mind, read on.

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Pioneering NASA Astronaut Jack Lousma Coming to Grand Rapids

Marine Colonel (ret) Jack Lousma, legendary pioneering NASA astronaut from the 1970s and early 1980s is coming back to Grand Rapids for a very special occasion. He will be here, May 3 and 4, to honor the memory of Roger B. Chaffee 50 years after the tragic Apollo 1 fire.

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edX via YouTube
edX via YouTube
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University of Michigan Is Offering Free Online Class About ‘Fake News, Facts, and Alternative Facts’

Today I learned about a website called edX.org thanks to Michigan Radio's Facebook page.  The post showcased a class that the University of Michigan is offering online this Friday, April 21st...

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
Matt Milhouse, TSM
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ArtPrize Creates New Category for Students With $5,000 Prize

ArtPrize and Western Michigan University have announced a new opportunity for students coming to ArtPrize Nine.

A new student award will give $5,000 to the winner.

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The 5 Worst Kinds of After-School Pick-Up Drivers

Someday, after-school pick-up driving may become an Olympic sport. Many parents seem to already be training for the competition.

Here are the five worst kinds of after-school pick-up drivers.

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Wanted: Certified Nursing Assistants in West Michigan

They are much in demand, but difficult to find. They are Certified Nursing Assistants, and there is a huge need, nation wide. So, to the rescue, Grand Rapids Community College and Holland Home.

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