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Nation Goes To The Polls In Contentious Presidential Election Between Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump
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Michigan Superintendent Addresses ‘A New Low’ and Post-Election Bullying

Michigan Department of Education State Superintendent Brian Whiston has issued a statement about post-election bullying in Michigan schools.

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Election Day Info You Might Need For Tuesday

Tuesday is finally Election Day!  After Tuesday, we’ll no longer have to watch political ads, thank goodness!!  Officials around the state have reported more absentee ballots being returned all ready this year in comparison to the 2012 election...

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MHSAA ‘Disappointed’ Big Ten Adding More Friday Games

Michigan High School Athletic Association Executive Director John E. “Jack” Roberts is "disappointed and disheartened" by the Big Ten Conference's decision to add Friday night football games.

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West Michigan High School Football Playoffs Schedule

Michigan high school football's regular season schedule has ended. It's time for the playoffs and West Michigan will be well-represented in the opening round of play this Friday and Saturday, October 28 - 29.

View the full Michigan high school football playoff schedule.

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GVSU and Cornerstone Will Allow Students to Enroll at Both Universities

Presidents from Grand Valley State University and Cornerstone University signed a partnership agreement October 19 that will allow students to concurrently enroll at both universities.

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Iran and the Nuclear Deal, Saudi Arabia and More to be Discussed at Aquinas College

With sectarian rhetoric that continues to divide the region, proxy wars between Iran and Saudi Arabia intensifying, and the uncertain effects of the nuclear deal on U.S.-Iranian relations one year after its implementation, it is clear that American foreign policy in the Middle East has to adjust to the new realities on the ground in Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Those hot topics will be discussed next Tuesday night at Aquinas College.

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Four West Michigan Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon Recognition

Schools in Byron Center, East Grand Rapids, Grand Haven and Hudsonville are among a select group being honored as 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

Thirteen schools in Michigan earned the honor along with a total of 279 public and 50 private schools nationwide.

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Whales are Coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is opening the new exhibit Whales: Giants of the Deep this Saturday, October 22, beginning with a special Opening Party. This exhibition will be really immersive with lots of hands on components, life-size skeletons, models and a whole lot more.

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GVSU Celebrates Native American Heritage

Grand Valley State University's annual Native American Heritage Celebration runs for the next several weeks with discussions, films and more.

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New Street Lights Increase Safety at GVSU, More Lights Planned

Grand Valley State University, Consumers Energy and Allendale Township installed six temporary lighting towers on 48th Avenue over the weekend. They will continue to work together to install permanent street lights by housing near the Allendale Campus.

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How Long Would You Like to Live? How Long are we Able to Live?

Have you ever thought about how long you would like to live? I'm sure we all have, and the older we get, the more we probably think about it. How about 80? 90? 100?

What about forever? Okay, that's not possible, but I know I'd like to hang out for quite awhile longer.

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Dracula’s Blood, Franken-Worms and More at Grand Rapids Public Museum

It might be a very scary time for kids at the Grand Rapids Public Museum this October, because they'll be working with Dracula's blood. Creeeeeeeeeepy!

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