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It’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

This week is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, with a theme, “Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future.”  There are many ways parents can reduce a child’s exposure to lead and prevent its serious health effects.

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Byron Township Hosting Trunk-or-Treat Event on Saturday

Are your kids' costumes ready for Halloween?

Take advantage of an early opportunity to show them off and have some fun this Saturday in Byron Township.

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High School Student Fights Back Against Bullying with Positivity, Gets In Trouble (Video)

Caitlin Prater-Haacke, a high school student in Airdrie, Alberta, was bullied a few weeks ago on Facebook.

Someone posted on her page telling her to die. Pretty brutal.

But instead of responding in a negative way, Caitlin did just the opposite.

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Crafty Toys, Ride Ons Join Classics, Electronic Toys on Retailer’s Second Annual Holiday Toy List Chosen by Kids

Halloween isn't even here yet, and we're already talking about Christmas. I have even seen some retailers begin stocking their shelves with tree decorations to get a jump on holiday shopping. So, mom's, dad's and grandparents everywhere, I want you to get a jump on shopping for your kids.

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Sexting Growing More Popular but Doesn’t Lead to Riskier Behavior in Teens

More teens are sexting—that is, passing around explicit photos and texts on their phones—but that doesn't mean they're engaging in other, riskier activities too.

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Leggings and Yoga Pants Now Banned At Michigan High School

A new school policy is in place at a Berrien County high school and it’s being met with mixed reviews.

According to WSBT, officials at Niles High School and New Tech High School have instated a rule that says that students are no longer allowed to wear leggings or yoga pants unless they’re covered up by a long shirt or skirt.

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Eight-Month-Old Flexes His Muscles With Dad [Video]

Here is another of those "too cute videos."

This adorable eight-month-old takes after his dad. He likes to show off his muscles by flexing in the mirror.

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Fun Trivia with Friday 5 the Hard Way

Here is more trivia to have some fun with from Friday 5 the Hard Way game, played every Friday morning on "Andy in the Morning."

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Can Parents Cook and Tend Babies at the Same Time? Nope! [Video]

Ask anyone with kids about what it's like to make a meal with a little one running around and you're bound to hear that it's an exercise in patience and multi-tasking. That goes double for this guy.

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The Zombies are Back October 25

While we all enjoy ArtPrize for the next couple of weeks in downtown Grand Rapids, the Zombies are planning their return, Saturday, October 25 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park, Gerald Ford Presidential Museum. Oh, the horror of it all.

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Meijer Helping Busy Families With Meals Ready! For You

Life has slowed down just a bit for Kathy and me. Our kids are grown and out of the house, most of the time, and we have just a bit more time for ourselves. That wasn't always the case, however.

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Fun Trivia With Friday 5 the Hard Way

Here are more fun trivia questions used on today's Andy in the Morning Show for Friday 5 the Hard Way.

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