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They are Best Friends Through the Good Times and the Bad [Video]

You've never seen a better pair of best friends than six-year-old buddies Zac and Vincent. The two first-graders in Union, Missouri, are inseparable, and play together nearly every day.

When Zac Gossage became ill, and was diagnosed with leukemia, Vincent vowed to not let him go through it alone. This is such an inspiring story.

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First Kiss? What Was it Like? For Griffin: Kablooey! [Video]

Do you remember your first kiss? What was that moment like? Fireworks? Not so much?

A young boy, Griffin, decided to share his feelings about his first kiss, and.....kablooey!  You have to watch this.

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Courtesy West Michigan Whitecaps
Courtesy West Michigan Whitecaps
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Annual Whitecaps Fan Food Submissions Under Way

The West Michigan Whitecaps are looking for ideas for new food items to be served at Fifth Third Ballpark this season. Beginning yesterday, fans can now submit their ideas regarding what new food items they would like to see served at Fifth Third Ballpark this summer.

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Louise and Albinism via YouTube
Louise and Albinism via YouTube
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Baby With Albinism Sees Mom’s Face for the First Time [Video]

A video showing a baby with albinism seeing her mom's face for the first time has gone viral online.

The video, published just a few days ago, has already been viewed over 5 million times as of the writing of this article.In it, we see sweet baby Louise getting her first pair of glasses.

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Fun Trivia With Friday 5 the Hard Way

Here are the questions and answers used on Friday 5 the Hard Way that ran on "Andy in the Morning" today.

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Ethnic Heritage Festival at Grand Rapids Public Museum on February 7

The annual Ethnic Heritage Festival is a day-long celebration of music, dance, crafts and food representing the various ethnic groups that call West Michigan home.

The Ethnic Heritage Festival will be celebrated at Grand Rapids Public Museum on February 7 at 10:00 a.m.

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Meet Christina, a Die-hard Chicago Blackhawks Hockey fan as she Goes to her First Blackhawks Game [Video]

There is a lot of heart in hockey. No, really, a lot of heart in the players who may be playing a very rough sport, but care deeply for their fans.

I'd like you to meet Christina, a diehard fan of the Chicago Blackhawks. Christina, who is blind, has never stopped rooting for her favorite team even though she has never seen them. What, not the Red Wings? Okay, maybe not, since she lives in Chicago. But,Christina had never even been to a game. However, things were about to change, with the help of the Blackhawks.

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Volodymyr Krasyuk/ThinkStock
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USDA Wants to Ban Child Care Providers From Frying Food

The U.S. Department of Agriculture doesn't want your kids to eat fried food at daycare.

Fried food, juice and tofu are among the items discussed in new dietary guidelines proposed by the USDA.

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Jeff ‘The Animal Guy’ Musial Takes His Siberian Lynx on ‘Jimmy Fallon’ [Video]

Did you have a chance go see Jeff "The Animal Guy" Musial at East Grand Rapids Performing Arts Center last fall?

Hundreds did and what a show. So many go to meet him and get up-close and personal with some of his animals.

I thought this would be fun to share, as Jeff shares his favorite facts about his Siberian lynx, Boomer, with before he went on NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" earlier this week.

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Courtesy Harlem Globetrotters
Courtesy Harlem Globetrotters
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Harlem Globetrotters Returning to Grand Rapids

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet, will bring their unrivaled family show to Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids on Sunday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. during the Harlem Globetrotters 2015 “Washington Generals’ Revenge” Tour.

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Courtesy West Michigan Whitecaps
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West Michigan Whitecaps, Detroit Tigers Extend Contract to 2020

The Detroit Tigers and West Michigan Whitecaps announced today that it has agreed to a two-year extension of its player development contract.

The agreement will keep Detroit Tigers prospects playing at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park through the 2020 season.

Tigers Director of Minor League Operations Dan Lunetta said that moving forward with the Whitecaps was an easy decision.

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Stephen Mcsweeny, ThinkStock
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2015 Michigan Winter Free Fishing Weekend is February 14-15

Anyone may fish for free in Michigan Feb. 14 and 15 for the state's annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend.

No state fishing license is required.

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