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Cooking Out This Weekend? Here is Grill Help [Video]

Memorial Day Weekend means it''s time to dust off the grill and prepare some delicious burgers, steaks and ribs. Here are a few recipes to get you started.

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RECALL ALERT: Hummus Sold At Target, Trader Joe’s

Lansal, Inc. is recalling 10 different types of hummus and dip products due to possible Listeria contamination.

A total of 14,860 pounds of product is being recalled, including brands sold at Target and Trader Joe’s.

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Tainted Beef May Be In Stores In West Michigan

You're going to want to check your ground beef before you grill out this Memorial Day weekend. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says stores in Michigan and eight other states may have received beef contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

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Serving up this Brussels Sprout Carrot Salad would be perfect for your next gathering. (Photo: Laurenda Marie Bennett/LaurendaMarie.com)
Serving up this Brussels Sprout Carrot Salad would be perfect for your next gathering. (Photo: Laurenda Marie Bennett/LaurendaMarie.com)
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Salad Time: Raw Brussels Sprout and Carrot Salad

By Laurenda Marie Bennett

Brussels sprouts, carrots, parmesan and toasted walnuts plus a yummy lemony garlic dressing equals a simple and refreshing salad.

It’s bright, flavorful and perfect for spring and summer.

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RECALL ALERT: Detroit Company Recalls 1.8 Million Pounds of Beef

Officials from the USDA say that a Detroit-based business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in four states that could be contaminated with E. coli.

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Restaurant Discount for Well Behaved Kids

It costs a lot of money to raise a child, but every once in a blue moon a little one may actually save you some cash.

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Win Breakfast For Your Office From Dunkin’ Donuts & 100.5 The River!

100.5 The River has teamed up with Dunkin' Donuts to provide lunch for your entire office!

Every Wednesday, someone from The River -- Andy Rent, Matt Milhouse or Tom Cook -- will deliver breakfast to you and your co-workers courtesy of our friends at Dunkin' Donuts!

Sound good? Fill out the form below to nominate your office!

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(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Salvation Army Looking for Nominations for Doing Most Good

National Doughnut Day is coming up soon, Friday, June 6, and The Salvation Army is celebrating the 77th annual National Doughnut Day by giving away 2,000 free Krispy Kreme doughnuts.

The Salvation Army is widely credited with popularizing the doughnut in the United States by feeding American soldiers the tasty confection during World War I.

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(Photo: Laurenda Marie Bennett/LaurendaMarie.com)
(Photo: Laurenda Marie Bennett/LaurendaMarie.com)
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Smoothies Naturally: Blackberry Banana Chia Smoothie

By Laurenda Marie Bennett

I cannot get enough of fresh berries in the warmer months.

Cherries.

Strawberries.

Raspberries.

Blueberries.

Blackberries.

Oh, and smoothies. I can’t get enough of those either!

They are breakfast made easy. Or have one as a mid-day snack. Or enjoy one as a post-workout replenisher. Or try one as a dessert!

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Rosemary Buffoni, ThinkStock
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Top Places for Mother’s Day Brunch in Grand Rapids – 2014

Sunday is Mother's Day and brunch is a great way to celebrate Mom's special day.

Check out our list of Mother's Day brunches in Grand Rapids to find the perfect location for your family.

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5 Fun and Easy Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

Are you planning a Cinco de Mayo party, but you still need a bit of inspiration? Here are five tips for the best Cinco de Mayo party this side of the border:

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Mackinac Round Island Lighthouse. (Photo: Michigan Sea Grant)
Mackinac Round Island Lighthouse. (Photo: Michigan Sea Grant)
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Mackinac Island Opening for Historic Season Including War of 1812 Battle Bicentennial [Video]

While the Great Lakes still have some ice on them, Mackinac Island is about ready to come alive.

It has been a long winter, with ferry service to Mackinac Island in the Straits of Mackinac between lakes Huron and Michigan just getting back into operation. Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry said it plans to start passenger service Tuesday.

Bob Benser, Jr.'s family owns two hotels, a bed-and-breakfast and Murdick's Original Fudge on Mackinac Island. The bed-and-breakfast is open year-round, but the hotels -- The Chippewa Hotel and The Lilac Tree Hotel & Spa -- are opening May 9, just in time for Mother's Day, he told "Andy Rent Show" guest host Tim Harris this morning on 100.5 The River.

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