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Heroic 15-Year-Old Rescues Abducted Girl

What a heart-warming story.  I don't know if you caught this on the news awhile back or not, but I thought it was a good idea to discuss it again, of how getting involved can pay off.

15-year-old Temar Boggs from Gable Park Woods, PA, was hailed as a hero after chasing down the car in which a five-year-old kidnapped girl was being held in. The attempted kidnap took place outside an apartment block on Thursday in Lancaster Township. When news broke, community members took to the streets to try to find the missing child.

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Parody Commercial About Going to College Tells the Real Truth [VIDEO]

This is a fantastic parody commercial.  As parents, we want our kids to go to college, right?

Maybe not after watching this.  Too much fun.

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Fun Trivia with Friday 5 The Hard Way

It's Friday, and that means lots of trivia on Andy in the Morning with Friday 5 the Hard Way.

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LaughFest Tries for Another World Record

The nation’s first ever community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest, announced plans to kick off this year’s festival by inviting the community to help set another Guinness World Record on Thursday, March 6, for the most people wearing sunglasses in the dark.

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Five Tough Trivia Question in Friday 5 the Hard Way

It's Friday, and that means lots of trivia on Friday 5 the Hard Way.  Get all the questions correct, win all the prizes!

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Spectrum Health
Spectrum Health
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Grand Rapids Named Top 10 City for Affordable Health Care

Here is more good news for us in the greater Grand Rapids area.

Grand Rapids has been named a Top 10 City for Affordable Health Care, 2014 by Livability.

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(Photo by Burson-Marsteller via Getty Images)
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A Music Video Celebrates Snow Days! [VIDEO]

Yesterday, I had a video for you about creative ways to announce school is closed due to snow.  Boy, have we had a lot of those days.

Well, today, here's a North Carolina family that made a music video about something many families in America have been dealing with this winter -- snow days.

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Whitecaps-Nick Castellanos
Whitecaps-Nick Castellanos
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Whitecaps Tickets on Sale Saturday at Fifth Third Ballpark Open House

Play ball!

Baseball is just around the corner; really. Spring training and the regular season bring us eternal hope that the snow will be gone and it will be warm!

For the West Michigan Whitecaps, their season will open soon enough, and, yes, at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park. Construction continues and crews work to restore the first base side of the ballpark from the disastrous fire earlier this year. 

However, Fifth Third Ballpark will be open Saturday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for an open house to celebrate the start of individual game ticket sales for the 2014 season.

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What Do You Do When You’re Tired of Shoveling Snow? Pray! [Video]

This is the sweetest thing. 

This little 4-year old boy is pretty tired of shoveling snow.  Hey, it's hard, OK.

So, what does he do?

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Photo by David Buchan/Getty Images)
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Schuler Books Closing Alpine Avenue Store

It's sad to see another book store closing.  With today's search for information, knowledge and entertainment becoming more and more digital, the 'brick and mortar' book stores seem to be fading away.  

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Meijer State Games of Michigan - Winter Games
Meijer State Games of Michigan - Winter Games
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Meijer Winter State Games are This Weekend in West Michigan

This weekend, February 14-16, 2014 an estimated 2,000+ athletes from all corners of Michigan will come and represent 13 sports and compete in the inaugural Meijer State Games of Michigan - Winter Games.

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Ross Land, Getty Images
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Are Parents Missing Out By Taking Too Many Pictures of Their Kids?

There is no shortage of opportunities to take pictures of your kids, but a new study says taking pictures and videos makes it harder to remember those special moments.

Are parents missing out by taking too many pictures of their kids?

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