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Gov. Rick Snyder Announces Partnership to Fight Obesity at 58 Michigan Schools

Gov. Rick Snyder joined with partners of the Building Healthy Communities program to announce 58 Michigan schools which are joining the program designed to fight obesity and improve childhood wellness.

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Record Enrollment at GVSU

Student enrollment at Grand Valley State University has hit record numbers.

This fall, GVSU will welcome 4,226 first-year students and 25,094 total students, both are records.

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Back-to-School 2014: Check Out #BTSWMI, #BTSWestMI Photos from Twitter, Instagram Right Here

Summer vacation and the three-day Labor Day weekend are over as students head back to school across Michigan today.

Use the hashtags #btswmi or #btswestmi on Twitter or Instagram with your back-to-school pictures from greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan. Let's show our pride pictorially about our students, children and kids.

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Post Back-to-School Pics on Twitter, Instagram with #BTSWMI, #BTSWestMI Hashtags; See Them Online with 100.5 The River

Summer vacation and the three-day Labor Day weekend are over as students head back to school across Michigan on Tuesday.

Share your pride about your students headed back to school on their first day of the 2014-2015 school year. Use the hashtags #btswmi or #btswestmi on Twitter or Instagram, and see those photos online at 100.5 The River.

We'll post those photos starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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Adrian College Spends $500k On Security Upgrades

Students went back to class yesterday at Adrian College.  This year, Adrian College students will be even safer thanks to an investment made in the security system.

The school's Board of Trustees spent $500,000 in upgrades and added 100 video cameras around campus

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Grand Valley State University is Green Award Winner

 

Grand Valley State University was again named one of the country’s greenest universities by the Sierra Club, the largest national grassroots environmental organization in the U.S. The university is the highest-ranking Michigan institution on the list, ahead of universities such as Texas A&M and Ohio State.

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Grand Rapids Public Schools Back to School Celebration Moved Indoors

Grand Rapids Public Schools annual back to school celebration is being held today from 4:00 - 8:00pm.

The event has been moved indoors to City High Middle School due to the weather.

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Retired NFL Player Ben Utrecht Records Touching Song to Raise Awareness About Brain Injuries [Video]

Everyone knows that the impact of brain injuries is an issue facing the NFL, but the latest former player to raise awareness of it is doing so in a unique way.

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Michigan High School Graduation Requirements Have Changed

Today, Gov. Rick Snyder signed two bills that change the requirements to graduate high school in the State of Michigan.

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Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Announces new Chairman

Steven Ford, son of former U.S. President Gerald R. Ford and first lady Betty Ford, announced that he has concluded his term as chair of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation. Ford will be succeeded by Red Cavaney who served on the White House staffs of Presidents Gerald R. Ford, Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan.

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Grand Rapids Public Schools Talks Budget Cuts [Video]

Facing a $13.5 million deficit due to a projected enrollment decline of 400 students, Grand Rapids Public Schools may have to make some tough decisions.

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Berlin Fair is This Week

One of Michigan's oldest fairs kicked off Monday in Marne.

Everyone can check out agriculture and craft shows while catching a ride or a show throughout each day of the week long festival.

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