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GVSU Raises Tuition, Gives Faculty and Staff 2.9 Percent Raise

Today, the Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees approved the budget for fiscal year 2016. The budget includes an increase for tuition and a 2.9 percent raise for staff and faculty.

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Charlie Brown is Coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum

Summer isn't even over yet, and I'm looking forward to fall. Okay, for one reason...Charlie Brown is coming to town!

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Their Bikes Were Stolen so Police to the Rescue [Video]

We have had some awfully bad news of late, Police shootings, people shooting Police officers. We have hit a turbulent time in America, seemingly with bad news after bad news. However, there is some good news out there, and it comes with some very big hearts.

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Grand Rapids Symphony D&W Picnic Pops Kicks off This Week

The Grand Rapids Pops series strikes up the band this summer with the D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops at Cannonsburg Ski Area.

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The 90’s are Back in a Big Way With Crystal Pepsi

If the fashion, music, and beauty trends of today haven’t convinced you that the '90s are back, maybe this will. The biggest soda flop of the 90's is coming back!

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Grand Rapids Public Museum is FREE TODAY!

Here is some exciting news, the Grand Rapids Public Museum is FREE TODAY! Yes, absolutely free admission from 12 to 5 p.m. thanks to support from Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc.

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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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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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