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Grand Rapids Public Museum Hosts Movie Premier in October

The Grand Rapids Public Museum announced that on Thursday, October 16, 2014, the Museum will be the host venue for the world premiere of the new film “Pirate’s Code: The Adventures of Mickey Matson.” The film, produced by 10West Studios and EMC Productions and filmed in Manistee and Muskegon, will be distributed domestically by Pure Flix Entertainment and internationally by The Highland Film Group of Los Angeles. The movie premiere will be a fundraiser for the Grand Rapids Public Museum, and will kick off the institutions month-long celebration of their 160th Anniversary and 20th year at the Van Andel Museum Center.

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Beagle Wants to Play With new Baby [Video]

Get ready to crank the cuteness level up to 10. Charlie the beagle knows there is a new baby in the family, little Laura. Is he jealous? Not a bit. He wants to share his play balls with Laura. Awww.....

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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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The Milhouse Kids Visit Grand Rapids Balloon Festival [Video]

The Grand Rapids Balloon Festival runs through Saturday, September 6.

Early Friday morning, The Milhouse Kids had a chance to visit with hot air balloon pilots and help them run some tests.

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Labor Fest 2014 Today in Grand Rapids’ Ah-Nab-Awen Park

Hard to believe September is here, isn't it? Seems like the summer went awfully fast.

But here it is, Labor Day. And if you're looking for something to do today, I'd like to point you toward Ah-Nab-Awen Park in Grand Rapids for Labor Fest 2014!

Labor Fest runs from 11 a

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Mother of Sandy Hook Victim Writes Powerful Letter to Teachers

The mother of one of the 26 victims of 2012's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has written a powerful letter to the teachers of America.

Nebla Marquez-Greene had two children attending Sandy Hook Elementary that day. Her daughter, 6-year-old Ana Grace, was killed in the Connecticut massacre, and her son was uninjured in the attack.

Her letter, which was posted on the Education Week website is powerful, gut-wrenching and encouraging all at once. Read it after the jump.

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RECALL: Brita Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Due To Laceration Hazard

BRITA is recalling nearly a quarter-million children’s water bottles due to a potential laceration hazard.

With parents buying these now in preparation for back to school, this is a recall you'll definitely want to look into. Here's what we know:

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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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Grand Haven’s Farmer’s Market has an Education Station This Morning

The Grand Haven Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Grand haven Farmer's Market today from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., with a special twist.

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The Milhouse Kids in ‘Game of Chairs’ [Video]

I'm a huge "Game of Thrones" fan.

My kids are huge fans of dressing up.

Naturally, we dressed up and made a "Game of Thrones" video.

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Pirates Take Over Day in Grand Rapids [Photos]

On Saturday, aspiring pirates invaded downtown Grand Rapids for a treasure hunt!

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Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
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Butterfly Lands on Child’s Face and his Reaction Is Too Cute [Video]

Okay, this is way too cute.  A Butterfly lands on this child's face and.....watch.

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