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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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Love Michigan and Save a Life With a Blood Donation

A Michigan summer is a beautiful thing. So is saving a life.

That is why Michigan Blood is inviting all of us to celebrate both during Michigan Blood’s ‘Love Michigan’ blood drives throughout the state over the Fourth of July weekend, June 30 – July  4.

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New Emojis are Coming to a Phone Near You [Video]

Are you a big emoji user? All those cute, crazy, weird symbols we use in our phone texts and emails. Get ready because more have just come out.

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Tonight is a Summer Beach Bash at The Score for Olivia’s Gift

 

Olivia’s Gift is a first-of-its-kind model for nonprofit residential living that honors the dignity of adults with severe disabilities & offers opportunities to belong in their community. AND THEY ARE GROWING! THEY have purchased a home at 2009 Forest Hill Avenue that will open this summer. So THEY need your help…

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Softball at it’s Best…Priests versus the Media Thursday Night at Fifth Third Ballpark

This Thursday at Fifth Third Ballpark, the game of games will be played.

It's the "29th Annual Let's Go to Bat for Kids" softball game, priests and seminarians versus lots of local media personalities. Who will win? Guess!

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