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Not Going Away for Spring Break? Plenty of Fun to be Found at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Not everyone goes away to a tropical climate for spring break. Many, many people and families stay home, with mom and dad hoping to find activities for the kids to occupy their time.

Here's an idea: Spend your spring break at the Grand Rapids Public Museum!

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Easter Brunches in West Michigan — 2015

Easter brunches offer a great opportunity for family to relax and celebrate in West Michigan.

View our list of delicious brunches and have a happy Easter!

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Kids' Food Basket
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Go Orange Day Is Friday — Wear Orange to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger in West Michigan

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket and dozens of schools, businesses and organizations by wearing orange on Friday (March 27) to raise awareness of childhood hunger in West Michigan.

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Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Coming to DeVos Performance Hall on August 5

Oh, what a story.

Frankie Valli, who came to fame in 1962 as the lead singer of the Four Seasons, is hotter than ever in the 21st century.

Thanks to the volcanic success of the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys, which chronicles the life and times of Frankie and his legendary group, such classic songs as “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Rag Doll,” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” are all the rage all over again.

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Cottage & Lakefront Living Show Opens Friday at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids

Say the cottage to almost any Michigander and memories rush forward like waves: the screech of gulls, or the squeal of old oarlocks; falling asleep to the rhythm of the surf, or waking to a chorus of frogs; sand in the sheets, or fish scales in the sink.

Mostly, though, they’re memories of family because here in the Great Lake State the cottage is a tradition that’s handed down from one generation to the next.

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Seat Belt Advertising Campaign Aimed at Tweens [Video]

Do you make sure your kids are buckled up when riding in the car? Sure you do when they're little and using car seats, but what about as they get older?  Is it just too much trouble sometimes?

Buckling up is such an important habit to instill in children at a young age. Parents need to lead by example and reinforce the message to make sure it sticks. And, there is a new advertising campaign beginning that urges parents to never give up until their kids buckle up.

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7-Week old Baby Says “Hello” – [Video]

I don't know if you have seen this video, it's been all over the news and internet, but it sure looks to me as if this 7-week old baby says "hello."  What do you think?

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Little Boy Cries When You Cry; Really [Video]

Awww, this is such a sweet video.

This six-month-old little boy is so empathetic. Watch what happens when his dad cries.

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Consumer Protection Tips to Safeguard Your Identity

This is National Consumers Protection Week.

John Zimmerman, a senior vice president with Fifth Third Bank West Michigan, was a guest with Andy Rent on "Andy in the Morning."

He offered some tips on protecting our identity and safeguarding our "credit lives."

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It’s Still Soup Time!

By Laurenda Marie Bennett
Photos do not always do soup justice, particularly this one.

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Curt Shilling Tracks Twitter Bullies Down Harassing his Daughter

Social media can be a good thing, and, can be a bad thing. The help, excitement, and love it can generate is phenomenal. However, a dark side comes with all good, and now, former baseball superstar pitcher, Curt Shilling is leading the charge to show the bad it can do.

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Three-on-Three Basketball Tournament Funds Academy of Design & Construction Scholarships

This Saturday, March 7, the Academy of Design & Construction’s Advisory Council, along with title sponsor Triangle Associates, Inc., is hosting the third annual Academy of Design & Construction Three-on-Three Basketball Tournament, raising money to fund scholarships for academy students.

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