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Michigan High School Football Finals: Schedule, TV, Parking and more

The 2016 Michigan high school football season ends at Ford Field in Detroit this weekend. West Michigan will be well-represented with teams competing for championships in four of the eight divisions.

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Muskegon’s Festival of Trees Begins November 17

The Muskegon Museum of Art's 12th annual Festival of Trees opens Thursday, November 17th and runs through Sunday, November 27th.

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Art Van Santa Parade in Grand Rapids Names Grand Marshal and Special Guest

The 2016 Art Van Santa Parade presented by the Grand Rapids Jaycees is Saturday, November 19.

The parade has named the grand marshal and special musical guest.

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What is a Successful Person? They Have 10 Common Traits

The other day, I was scanning a broadcast website, All Access, reading about our crazy broadcast business, and ran across an article by Doug Erickson. He wrote about being successful. More specifically, traits that successful people have in common, or, should have.

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The Best ArtPrize Entries for Kids

ArtPrize brings thousands to Grand Rapids and kids are always a big part of the event. Many schools take trips to explore ArtPrize and families spend time downtown too.

Sometimes the art kids enjoy most is the same artwork that's favored by jurors and the public, but often it's not.

Here are the best ArtPrize entries for kids to see at ArtPrize Eight!

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Unstoppable Mother “Slow Down” Video is for Every Parent [Video]

My wife Kathy told me about a video that was circulating out there, called Unstoppable Mother, or Slow Down. She said, "I defy you to not cry a little when you watch this."

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School of Music Programs Beginning at St. Cecilia

If your child has an interest in music and performance, here is a wonderful opportunity for them.

Starting in September, students with an interest in music are encouraged to try out for SCMC’s School of Music programs.

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Worst Baby Names for 2016

Well, it's that time of year again: time to announce the most popular baby names of the year.

Wait a minute, not so fast. This is a list we hear every year. It's nice, but boring. What about the rejects, the worst baby names that have been cast down on newborns as a possible lifelong curse? I'm here to help, because I have discovered those names.

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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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