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CPS Confirms Hoverboards Are Illegal To Ride On The Pavement And The Road
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Huge Hoverboards Recall. Do you Have one?

Hoverboards more than two months old can be hazardous to your health. That's what the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission believes and why it's recalling more than 500,000 hoverboards sold by 10 companies.

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Gilda's Club Grand Rapids
Gilda's Club Grand Rapids
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World’s Largest Dog Wash is This Weekend

Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids will host the 14th annual World’s Largest Dog Wash at Fifth Third Ballpark this Sunday, July 10. The event, held during the Whitecaps “Dog Days” game, will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature dog washes, grooming and doggy bag giveaways. In addition to the dog wash, the event will include a pet contest with prizes for best dog trick, longest dog ears and dog/owner look-alike.

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John Cena and his Message to all Americans [Video]

You know John Cena, pro wrestler with the WWE. Actually, he's a pro wrestler, actor, rapper and TV show host.

Cena just released a public service announcement over the holiday weekend schooling America on what the true meaning of "patriotism" is. He says it's about love for our country and all of the people in it. He says in the video, "Remember that to love America is to love all Americans, because love has no labels."

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Maker Faire Coming Back to Grand Rapids in August

Maker Faire is back in Grand Rapids on August 20 & 21 for its 3rd year, once again held at the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) and nearby Grand Valley State University’s Hall of Engineering. Combining a traditional science fair with innovation and engineering, community makers will showcase what they have made and share what they have learned.

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Best Outdoor Grilling Dinner I’ve Had and it’s so Easy [Video]

How was your 4th of July? Fun? Full of food, family, fireworks, and, more food?

Yep, ours too. Family, food, maybe a little wine or something, and lots of laughs. Earlier last week, we were discussing what to cook, when daughter Molly suggested something she saw on the website Delish.com. We decided to go for it, and WOW, it was out of this world, and, so easy. It's a shrimp boil of sorts, on the grill.

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Pharrell, Elmo and Cookie Monster say “Read a Book” [Video]

Here's something cute, and maybe inspirational for you and the kids and grandkids.

It's Pharrell Williams, who took a recent trip down to Sesame Street to teach Elmo and Cookie Monster that with a book, they can go anywhere and see anything.

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Where are the Fireworks Displays in West Michigan

If you're looking for THE place to go to see Fireworks this 4th of July weekend, you don't have far to go because there are several fantastic shows this weekend right here at home.

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The Love of a Child is so Precious [Video]

This is such a sweet video. I has to warm your heart, no matter what kind of day you're having.

A dad picked up his son from school everyday, and each time filmed his adorable reaction which he edited into this montage.

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How was Your Weekend? As Good as This Dogs? [Video]

Ahh, the dogs life...what a life. Lounge around the house all day getting petted.

And, on this lazy Saturday afternoon, and it's easy to see who the king of this house is.

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Courtesy West Michigan Tourist Association
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Tree Top Zipline Adventure Park is Open in Grand Rapids

Have you ever gone to the movies and the one you wanted to see was sold out? Right? So, then what do you do? You sand there looking at the board behind the ticket seller, gaping at what you might be able to see, but at a much later start time. Super bummer! So, let me ask again, what do you do? Have you thought about ziplining?

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Biking M-185 on Mackinac Island [Video]

You can see a lot of things on Mackinac Island, but automobiles are not one of them. Cars are banned. Instead of cars, bicycles are everywhere. Bikes are used to commute and for recreation.

Here's a look at the most common recreational bike ride on Mackinac Island, the eight mile trail that travels around the island along the shore.

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New Emojis are Coming to a Phone Near You [Video]

Are you a big emoji user? All those cute, crazy, weird symbols we use in our phone texts and emails. Get ready because more have just come out.

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