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Tomorrow is the Last Day to Stuff the Bus for Kids

Heart of West Michigan United Way is at again Stuffing the Bus! They know that way too many school children may not have the school supplies they need when school begins, so they want to be there for them.

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PEOPLE DOING GOOD: Mom Saved Because Of 3-Year-Old’s Quick Thinking

Here’s a People Doing Good courtesy of WOODTV, It happened back on the 5th of July, in Muskegon, but we’re just now hearing about it.  It’s a story about 3 and a half-year-old Ezra, who ended up saving his mom’s life, while still following the rules...

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Courtesy Mercy Health
Courtesy Mercy Health
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Heartside Health Center’s Annual Back-to-School Bash Coming August 12

Heartside Health Center, a community benefit ministry of Mercy Health, will open its doors to the neighborhood and community partners for a day of information, food and fun, Saturday, August 12, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Testifies To House Appropriations Committee On Education Dept. Budget
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Betsy DeVos to Visit GRCC and Van Andel Education Institute on Tuesday

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will visit Grand Rapids Community College and Van Andel Education Institute on Tuesday, August 1.

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courtesy of WZZM 13
courtesy of WZZM 13
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Muskegon Academy Adds Dorms For Students to Live In While They Are Getting Their High School Diploma

This is a great story from Muskegon, being reported by WZZM.   Covenant Academy, is ready to open their first dorm, Covenant Hall, aimed at helping homeless students finish high school...

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headlandsstars via Instagram
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The Perfect Stargazing Place In Michigan Has Been Found

The other day I was asking “where’s a good place to look at the sky?”, not because I’m crazy, BUT because you could see the Northern Lights, and I didn’t know where to go where it’s actually dark enough to enjoy...

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GVSU Announces $474 Increase to Annual Tuition, $70M Expansion in Grand Rapids

As Grand Rapids sees record growth, GVSU is set to expand its own downtown footprint.

Grand Valley State University has announced plans for a $70 million expansion to the Grand Rapids campus.

GVSU has also announced a $237 per semester increase to tuition.

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Exterior View Of The University Of Michigan Campus
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Three Michigan Universities Ranked In The Top 100 For ‘Best Colleges For Your Money’

Michigan has some fantastic public universities that are constantly being ranked as some of the best in the country. Time magazine recently ranked the best colleges for your money and three Michigan schools showed up in the top 100...

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A Red Panda is Joining the John Ball Zoo Family This Summer

A new, cute furry critter is coming to the John Ball Zoo this summer. It's a Red Panda, one of the most adored animals in the world, and this one is coming to the zoo in August.

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Good or Bad Idea? Some Michigan High Schools Now Have Late Start [Poll]

It's been a topic of discussion for years - should high schoolers have a later start time? There's positives and negatives to both sides of the discussion but a school district in Michigan has now changed the game leaving it up to the student...

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Visit Mackinac Island in 1944 and Step Back In Time [Video]

I don't know what you may have planned for this 4th of July weekend, but I know the Rent's, there are a lot of us, will be heading up to Traverse City for a Cherry Festival weekend. However, our weekend wouldn't be complete without a day trip to beautiful Mackinac Island.

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Courtesy FSFAC
Courtesy FSFAC
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Would You Like to be a Star?

Admit it, you've always wanted to be on stage, maybe singing and dancing, but you have never taken the leap. Times a wastin, and hour chance is coming this weekend.

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