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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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Do You Agree With Ionia High School’s Ban on Graduation Cap Decoration?

Each year for graduation, students decorate their caps, but this year Ionia High School students are not allowed to.  Principal Ben Gurk announced to the students about the new rule...

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A Great Idea for Spring Break in West Michigan

Spring break for most public school kids is next week. Many will take off for a quick vacation, but many others won't. If you and your kids will be home-bound next week, you may be stumped on what to do. Can't have bored kids hanging around the house all week, so, how about this?

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Free College Financial Aid Counseling in Grand Rapids on Tuesday

Applying to college is a lot of work. An important part of the process is searching for financial aid, but finding out what you qualify for can be both time consuming and confusing.

One group is offering free help in Grand Rapids for anyone seeking financial aid for college.

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John Meyers, GVSU
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Over 1,000 Students to Compete at Science Olympiad in Allendale on Saturday

Today's students have many opportunities to learn and gain confidence through extra curricular activities. One of those unique opportunities will bring over 1,000 middle school and high school students together in Allendale this weekend at Grand Valley State University's 2017 Science Olympiad Tournament.

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GVSU Students Working With NASA on Mars Surface Sampling Tool

Grand Valley State University students will travel to Houston to work with NASA in a zero-gravity environment on a tool being designed for a mission to Mars.

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Belding Schools Are Now The Black Knights After Dropping Redskins Nickname

Belding Area Schools have a new mascot, which the superintendent announced to students on Friday.

Last Fall, the school district decided to drop it’s Redskin nickname and mascot after many parents, students and residents raised concern...

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Grand Valley State University Is Offering A Tuition Break For Teaching In Detroit

A brand new scholarship program is being offered by Grand Valley State University.  The program will give students discounted tuition if they choose to complete their student teaching at a GVSU Charter School in Detroit...

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Tears and Hugs as Coopersville HS Students and Teachers Reveal Who Inspires Them [Video]

Coopersville High School students were asked to name a teacher that inspires them and makes them want to come to school. Teachers were asked to choose a student that inspires them to come to work every day.

Students and teachers were full of smiles and tears as they shared and listened to each others comments.

The video will have you smiling and crying too.

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Do You Live in Kent County? You Could Go to Italy for FREE!

Did I mention its for an entire month?!

You could spend a whole month in Perugia, Italy learning Italian for FREE. So what's the catch...

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Flu Outbreak Continues In Bay Area
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Flu Levels Skyrocketing in Michigan

This week's flu report from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services shows a dramatic increase in reports of the flu across Michigan.

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WMU Announces Details of Agreement Giving P.J. Fleck ‘Row the Boat’

Today, Western Michigan University announced the details of an agreement which allows former head football coach P.J. Fleck to assume ownership of the mantra "Row the Boat."

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