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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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Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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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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Free Museum Admission To Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of Ford Presidency

 

This weekend marks 40 years since Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States.

He took over the presidency after Richard Nixon resigned as a result of the Watergate scandal.

To commemorate this event, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum will be free to the public this Saturday, August 9. 

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Enjoy Meteors, S’mores, and Star Wars in Ionia on August 10

The Perseid meteor shower is expected to be visible from Michigan in August.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is celebrating by hosting a number of meteor shower watch parties with complimentary s'mores, movies, and speakers.

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Wet Nose Wednesday: Benjamin, Ira Bunny Visit [Sponsored/Audio]

Benjamin and Ira, two adorable baby bunnies, visit the studios today for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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