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Americans Adapting To A New Idea Of Prosperity! Is Grand Rapids Adapting Too?

With unemployment on the rise, many Americans still,  are finding reasons to be thankful.  Many times you just never know what you're made of until you find yourself in a changed position.  New places, new people, new things also can offer new opportunities if you are on the look out and expecting them

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Can You Really Shop Away Thanksgiving Dinner Calories?

Probably not.  Shopping and carrying all those Christmas presents around burns up close to 190 calories.  That's a far cry from the 4,500 most eat in a typical Thanksgiving Day dinner.  However, one of the things I learned from my nutritionist when I went through the Victory Instutute for Weight Management classes, was this

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10 Year Old Girl Hangs Herself After “Alleged” Bullying At School

I get this!  I understand it.  I had the chance to talk to a lot of teens when I did some radio in Detroit.  The stuff that was going on back then was unthinkable.  The ability to do more damage now with the massive impact of the internet; well, I can't imagine

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Baby Sleeping With “Knife” Campaign Is Raising Some Eyebrows!

Maybe it's just that the shock factor here in the United States needs to be THAT high to get a viewers attention.

There is a new campaign about how dangerous it is for you to sleep in the same bed as your baby

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Grand Rapids ArtVan Santa Parade [video]

This past Saturday Andy Rent and I rode along the Grand Rapids Santa parade route on a brisk, cold Saturday morning in our 2011 Chrysler 200 Convertible (imported from Detroit) from our friends at Harold Zeigler Chrysler Dodge Jeep in Grandville and Rev Business Systems!!  I dressed appropriately because there was no way I was going to get sick after this

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Crash’s Landing Kitty “Miso” Needs a Loving Home And Lots of Love

Kim Carson Here!  I've been working with Crash's Landing for 8 years  now.  Crash’s Landing, is a non profit no kill animal shelter.  Their  mission statement is, “Saving Our Little Corner Of The World, One Cat At  A Time

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Congrat’s West Michigan! Signature Chef Auction For The March Of Dimes

You like to eat right?  But what if you could eat out and not worry about anything, well, maybe the calories. 
Some of the best chef's in West Michigan got together for a great cause Monday night, and it was for the March Of Dimes

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grNow.com, WZZM 13 And I Take A Look At ArtPrize Like Never Before

There are a lot of things that make ArtPrize work.  Things that you may not even think about.  What if next year during Artprize you and your family hosted one of the many artists that visit our beautiful city

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Here’s a New Halloween Cartoon for Kids [VIDEO]

Kids now have a new Halloween hero. It's Mr. Halloweenster!

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Should Colorado Boy Be Allowed to Join Girl Scouts?

A 7-year-old Denver boy was turned away by a local Girl Scout troop when he asked to become a member. Despite his gender, Bobby Montoya has been into “girl stuff” since he was two, according to his mother Felisha Archuleta.

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Student With Down Syndrome Scores Crucial Touchdown In His First Football Game [VIDEO]

When Patrick Myshrall scored a touchdown during a Massachusetts high school football game, a win for his team was already impossible. But the touchdown signaled a different sort of victory for Myshrall since he has Down Syndrome.

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Prestigious Waldorf Private School Keeps Computers Away from Kids

The 160 Waldorf private schools in the United States boast an impressive student body: the children of tech luminaries from firms like eBay, Google, Apple, Yahoo and Hewlett-Packard.

But what makes Waldorf a seemingly odd choice for such parents is that until kids are in the eighth grade, the school is completely unwired with not a computer screen to be found.

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