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New Peanuts Movie Looks Like a Hit [Video]

Have you gotten to the movies this weekend? What did you see? The new Peanuts movie?

Just in case you didn't make it but are thinking about taking the kids to see it, this make help you make up your mind.

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CASA House Party Fundraiser Tuesday, November 10

CASA Is Where The Heart Is.

CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates — of Kent County, is the only local volunteer organization that empowers everyday citizens to become appointed members of the Kent County court system in order to act on behalf of abused or neglected children as they pass through the family court system. There is such a need for this program with so many children shuffled about, or lost, in the court system.

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Courtesy of Art Van Santa Claus Parade presented by Grand Rapids Jaycees
Courtesy of Art Van Santa Claus Parade presented by Grand Rapids Jaycees
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Grand Rapids Santa Claus Parade and Celebration Kicks off Holiday Season

We just finished Halloween, Thanksgiving is coming up, but along with the rush to the end of the year, Christmas is just around the corner, and that means the annual Santa Claus Parade.

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Indoor trick-or-treating!
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Where to Trick-or-Treat Indoors in West Michigan

The threat of cold and rain is as much of a West Michigan Halloween tradition as trick-or-treating. See where to trick-or-treat indoors in case the weather gets too scary.

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Still Looking for a Good Idea for a Halloween Costume? Check This Out [Video]

If you're planning to dress up for Halloween, but are still looking for that winning costume, this may help.

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Kids Can Earn $1 per Pound by Donating Halloween Candy to Troops

The annual Halloween Candy Buy Back program is returning with an opportunity for kids to make money by donating their candy to our troops overseas.

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This Little Hamster is Not Like the Others [Video]

It's time to waste a bit of yours with a super cute video, Hamster watching. This can occupy a lot of time, especially when there are a bunch. And, especially when there is one that, well, maybe isn't exactly all there.

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Courtesy Mel Trotter Ministries
Courtesy Mel Trotter Ministries
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Feeding 1,000 West Michigan Families is Mel Trotter Ministries Goal

The Food Drive is ON!

Mel Trotter Ministries is collecting non-perishable foods for its annual Brown Bag Food Drive this fall, and it begins today. The goal is to collect 35,000 pounds of food items that will be used for more than 1,000 Thanksgiving and Christmas meal boxes for Grand Rapids area individuals and families in need. Food collected will also supplement Mel Trotter’s community food pantry.

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Are you Feeling Down Today? Need Some Motivation and Inspiration? Look no Further [Video]

It's Tuesday, and if you're in need of a little motivation and inspiration, I've found it for you.

Yes, it was spawned by the MSU football win over Michigan this past weekend, but I'm telling you, it reaches all of us, and should really inspire you.

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A Fun Family Announcement They are Expecting [Video]

We've all received baby announcements. You know, the ones that announce a baby shower, and you're excited that your friend is having a baby. But, that's kind of boring. Why not do something more creative like this family did.

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Laughing Babies are Today’s Awesome Moment [Video]

I dare you not to smile, laugh, or sigh after you watch this. These two adorable little twin  boys can't stop laughing at their dog.

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Today is ‘Count Day’ for Public Schools

Today, Wednesday, October 7 is one of two designated "count days" as required by the State School Aid Act to determine state funding for Michigan’s K-12 public school districts. Funding is based on the total student count/attendance on those two days. Obviously, it is vitally important that our schools have all of their students in attendance since their vital state funding counts the heads!

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