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Lighthouse St. Joseph North Pier/Joshua Nowici
Lighthouse St. Joseph North Pier/Joshua Nowici
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Discover Lake Michigan Lighthouses

The 2016 Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map & Circle Tour is now available! This free travel map is a complete source for discovering the lighthouses that dot the Lake Michigan shoreline.

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Courtesy CASA Kent County
Courtesy CASA Kent County
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Pinwheel Garden Planted Monday to Recognize Children in Foster Care in Kent County

To recognize and bring awareness to the 1,059 children in foster care in Kent County in 2015, today, Monday, April 18, CASA of Kent County will be placing 1,059 blue pinwheels in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids to honor each of these vulnerable children.

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Grand Rapids Griffins v Hamilton Bulldogs
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Griffin’s Playoff Tickets On Sale Today

Tickets for the Grand Rapids Griffins’ first two home games during the 2016 Calder Cup Playoffs will go on sale to the public this morning, Saturday, April 16 at 10 a.m.

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You Tube/NewWorld
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Baby Boy Sees Mother for First Time [Video]

This is the sweetest, adorable story of a four-month old baby boy seeing his mother, sort of, for the first time.

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MATRIX:MIDLAND Festival
MATRIX:MIDLAND Festival
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MATRIX:MIDLAND Festival Lineup Includes Kristin Chenoweth and Mitch Albom

The lineup for the 39th annual MATRIX:MIDLAND Festival at Midland Center for the Arts has been announced.

Performers include Mitch Albom and Kristin Chenoweth.

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Pop Up Urban Drive In Movie Theater Opens In Miami's Wynwood Neighborhood
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West Michigan Drive-In Theaters – Where are They Now?

Do know what these are?

If you grew up in the 50's and 60's, you remember the Drive-In movies. They were so much fun to go to. You'd pack the family, or pals, into the car and off you'd go for at least a double feature.

Back in those days, there were more than a hundred outdoor theaters operating within the state of Michigan. Since that time, 90% of them have gone dark or have been demolished, and presently, less than 10 Drive-ins remain today. What about West Michigan? Yep, we have one left.

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Elmo & Cookie Monster on Midweek Morning Show at Children's Hospital Boston
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Cookie Monster’s new iPhone Commercial [Video]

Here's some fun for you on a Tuesday morning.

Apple has released a special behind-the-scenes look at the making of Cookie Monster's new iPhone 6s ad.

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Baltimore Orioles v Detroit Tigers
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Fan Catches Five Fouls at Detroit Tigers Game, Gives Baseballs to Kids

Bill Dugan caught four foul balls in the first five innings of today's Detroit Tigers game at Comerica Park, then he caught another in the 8th inning.

Dugan gave all of the baseballs away to young Tigers fans.

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Mommy and her newborn
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Michigan’s Infant Mortality Rate is Down, Racial Disparities Remain

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the state's overall infant mortality rate fell in 2014, but there are still significant racial disparities.

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High School Students Sitting in Bleachers
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GVSU’s Meijer Campus in Holland Offering Free Spring Break Classes

Grand Valley State University's Meijer Campus in Holland will offer free classes for elementary, middle and high school students during the week of April 4-8.

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American Heart Association
American Heart Association
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Get Heart Healthy and Join in on National Walking Day

National Walking Day from The American Heart Association, is encouraging all of us to lace up and get moving this coming Wednesday, April 6. Whether it’s walking, running, biking, playing sports or joining a class, the goal is getting more active.

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Laboratory flasks
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Free STEAM-Based Spring Break Activities at Wyoming Library

Kent District Library’s Wyoming Branch is offering free STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities for kids on spring break.

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