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Bella Visits on Wet Nose Wednesday

Bella, a Miniature Pinscher, visited us today for Wet Nose Wednesday.  Bella is sever-years old and looking for a good home.

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Polar Bear Cub Takes First Steps [Video]

Here is a real "awww" moment from the Toronto Zoo.

We have been to the beautiful and popular Canada zoo, and I can attest the polar bear exhibit is a beauty. Large pools, underwater viewing and a very realistic habitat all combine for a wonderful experience.

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Digital Scavenger Hunt for Parents and Kids at Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is  introducing an entirely new way for parents and kids to enhance their experience at the Museum, using state-of-the-art mobile technology.

It's a digital, app-based scavenger hunt replacing the traditional paper style hunt through the Museum’s “Collecting A to Z” exhibit. The idea was developed through a partnership with GeLo, a West Michigan based technology startup.

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The Debate is on – Should Michigan Raise the Minimum Wage

Since the United States instituted the first federal minimum wage in 1938, there has been no shortage of debate on the topic. Whether we should raise, lower, maintain, or abolish the minimum wage has warranted serious discussion and heated debate.

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Simone Visits on Wet Nose Wednesday

Jen, from the Humane Society of West Michigan visited the studios today for Wet Nose Wednesday, and brought Simone along.

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Car Seat Usage On Decline In Michigan

Wayne State University has conducted a study on the rate of car seat and booster seat usage in Michigan.

The results of the study are disappointing.

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Comedian Michael McIntyre Nails Parenthood (video)

We all know that people with kids have unique challenges. First of all, Parenthood is hard!  We're never prepared for it, and can only muddle through, hoping and praying we don't mess up our kids forever.

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Brazilian Fisherman Rescue Baby Dolphin (video)

And now for your daily dose of adorable, you have to check out this video.

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Homeless Teen Who Aged Out of Foster System Finally Gets Adopted

It took a little longer than he would have hoped for, but Seth Miller finally has someone to call parents.

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“A Night at Your Museum” is Back at Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum’s most popular annual event, Night at Your Museum, is back for another year of fun! Join the GRPM on Friday, December 27 as the Museum comes alive with characters from the Civil War, medieval knights, and more! The fun starts at 6 p.m. and continues until 9 p.m.

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Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
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Jay Leno, Lily Tomlin, Chris Tucker And More Coming For LaughFest 2014

The nation’s first-ever community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest, announced its first round of talent and shows lined up for the festival’s fourth year to be held March 6 to 16, 2014.

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Want to Study Abroad? Grand Valley State University Might be Your Answer

What?  Study abroad at Grand Valley?  You're kidding, right?

Nope, not close.  Grand Valley State University ranks fifth in the nation for the number of students who participate in study abroad programs, according to the Institute of International Education.

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