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The Best ArtPrize Entries for Kids

ArtPrize brings thousands to Grand Rapids and kids are always a big part of the event. Many schools take trips to explore ArtPrize and families spend time downtown too.

Sometimes the art kids enjoy most is the same artwork that's favored by jurors and the public, but often it's not.

Here are the best ArtPrize entries for kids to see at ArtPrize Eight!

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Unstoppable Mother “Slow Down” Video is for Every Parent [Video]

My wife Kathy told me about a video that was circulating out there, called Unstoppable Mother, or Slow Down. She said, "I defy you to not cry a little when you watch this."

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VH1 Save The Music Family Day The American Museum Of Natural History
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School of Music Programs Beginning at St. Cecilia

If your child has an interest in music and performance, here is a wonderful opportunity for them.

Starting in September, students with an interest in music are encouraged to try out for SCMC’s School of Music programs.

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Worst Baby Names for 2016

Well, it's that time of year again: time to announce the most popular baby names of the year.

Wait a minute, not so fast. This is a list we hear every year. It's nice, but boring. What about the rejects, the worst baby names that have been cast down on newborns as a possible lifelong curse? I'm here to help, because I have discovered those names.

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Michigan has the Biggest Bullying Problem in the Country

As students prepare to head back to school, Michigan students and families may have another concern on their mind, bullying.

A new report says bullying is a major problem for Michigan students, especially those in high school.

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7-Eleven To Clamp Down On Underage Tobacco Buyers
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Michigan Now Accepts Child Support Payments at Retail Locations

In a change announced this week, Michigan will now accept child support payments at nearly 20,000 retail locations across the country.

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Free Child Safety Event in Grand Rapids Includes Fingerprinting

The KlaasKids Foundation is hosting a free child safety event at John Ball Park in Grand Rapids on Thursday, August 11.

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Tomorrow Night is National Night Out so Let’s Help Take a Bite out of Crime

Every year, on a Tuesday morning in the first week in August, I move the radio show, Andy in the Morning, to Consumers Energy on Clay Avenue, SW. I broadcast for a few hours, along with Eva Aguirre Cooper from WOOD-TV, to promote National Night Out.

Well, guess what? Tomorrow is the day!

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Grand Rapids Children’s Museum 19th Birthday Celebration is Sunday

The Grand Rapids Children's Museum will celebrate 19 years of family fun this Sunday with a birthday street party!

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Sweet Baby Hears his Mother’s Voice for the First Time [Video]

Get the Kleenex because you're going to need them when you watch this sweet video.

It's the moment an Australian baby named Jordan Blair hears his mother's voice for the first time. Jordan was born with hearing loss and with the help of an audiologist, was fitted with hearing aids and was finally able to hear for the first time.

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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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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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