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Demand For Measles Vaccine Increases As Outbreak Started At Disneyland In California Spreads
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Measles Confirmed in Michigan

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A Great Idea for Spring Break in West Michigan

Spring break for most public school kids is next week. Many will take off for a quick vacation, but many others won't. If you and your kids will be home-bound next week, you may be stumped on what to do. Can't have bored kids hanging around the house all week, so, how about this?

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Free College Financial Aid Counseling in Grand Rapids on Tuesday

Applying to college is a lot of work. An important part of the process is searching for financial aid, but finding out what you qualify for can be both time consuming and confusing.

One group is offering free help in Grand Rapids for anyone seeking financial aid for college.

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
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It’s Go Orange Day! $1 Provides a Meal for a Child in West Michigan

It's Go Orange Day!

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket as we raise awareness and money to fight childhood hunger in West Michigan.

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Jim Harryman Facebook post
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Bozo’s Big Top Brings Back a lot of Memories

Here is more classic "live and local" TV from years past, and it's non other than Bozo the Clown!

Bozo's Big Top ran for many, many years on WZZM TV13, and was a part of so many children and their families lives. Who doesn't remember being on the Bozo Show and in the Peanut Gallery.

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Matt Milhouse
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Wear Orange Friday to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger in West Michigan

Childhood hunger affects thousands in West Michigan.

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket on Friday, March 24, as we Go Orange to raise awareness and money to fight childhood hunger in West Michigan.

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There is a Huge Need. Will you Help?

Heart of West Michigan United Way is reaching out to the community and asking all of us to "Fill the Cart." Will you help?

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John Meyers, GVSU
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Over 1,000 Students to Compete at Science Olympiad in Allendale on Saturday

Today's students have many opportunities to learn and gain confidence through extra curricular activities. One of those unique opportunities will bring over 1,000 middle school and high school students together in Allendale this weekend at Grand Valley State University's 2017 Science Olympiad Tournament.

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Grand Rapids the 56th Happiest Large American City to Live In

Next Monday, March 20, is International Day of Happiness. So, in honor of that auspicious day, I thought it would be fun to see how we, Grand Rapids and the Greater Grand Rapids area, stacked up to other large metropolitan areas in the "happiness quotient." Well, I didn't have to go too far because WalletHub did it for me.

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The Bunny Train is Back for Another Easter Season

The Bunny Train, from the Coopersville & Marne Railway, is baaaaaak!

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Courtesy Tom De Vette
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Do You Remember Towne Club Pop?

Ahhh, the good old days. If you're from Grand Rapids or have lived here a long time then you probably remember Towne Club Pop. I do. When I first moved here it was a little bit of heaven when you could go to the Towne Club Pop centers.

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Top 5 Things Your Kids Will Love at LaughFest 2017

LaughFest returns to Grand Rapids, March 9 - 19. Here are the best ways to get out with the family and enjoy it with the kids!

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