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Free Youth Golf Clinics at Meijer LPGA Classic

The 2016 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give is offering young golfers free, two-hour clinics along with other activities throughout tournament week June 14-19.

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City High Middle School Ranked #3 in the State by U.S. News & World Report

More honors are coming Grand Rapids Public Schools way, this time from U.S. News and World Report.

In February, I reported that Grand Rapids Public Schools City High Middle School has been ranked the #1 high school in the state on Bridge Magazine’s list of “2015 High School Academic State Champs”.

Now, City High Middle school has been ranked the #3 high school in the state of Michigan by U.S. News and World Report. It is the #1 high school in West Michigan and #47 in the nation, according to the report.

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Comedic-Farce “Perfect Wedding” Coming to Circle Theatre

Circle Theatre's intimate setting is the perfect place for their upcoming production of Robin Hawdon’s Perfect Wedding. Starting on Thursday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Aquinas College, the show will run June 3 & 4, 8-11, 15-18 at 7:30 p.m. and June 12 at 5 p.m. 

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Summer Camp for Your Kids? Try a Summer Theatre Camp

If you’re searching for fun activities for your kids this summer, how about the Van Singel Fine Arts Center for the summer theatre camp scheduled for June 27-30 from 9am to 1pm.

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GRPS Summer Food Showcase to Provide Info about Free Summer Meals

During the school year, thousands of Grand Rapids Public School students are provided with free meals. Meals they might not have if it weren't for the school progam.  But, what happens when school is out for the summer? Do they go hungry? Not to worry, its handled.

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Chickenpox Cases Up 57 Percent in Michigan This Year

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says there has been 239 chickenpox cases in Michigan through April, which is about 57 percent more than at the same time last year.

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Mother’s Day Brunch in Grand Rapids

Make this Mother's Day a delicious one with our guide to Mother's Day brunch in Grand Rapids!

Check out the best brunches in Grand Rapids and enjoy Mother's Day!

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Rockford High School and GVSU Partner for Allied Health Science Program

Grand Valley State University has announced a new partnership with Rockford High School which allows Rockford High School students to take college courses in GVSU's Allied Health Science bachelor's degree program in Rockford.

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Baby Boy Sees Mother for First Time [Video]

This is the sweetest, adorable story of a four-month old baby boy seeing his mother, sort of, for the first time.

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Here’s Great News…A Radio DJ is one of the Worst Jobs in America!

We all have days when we think our job is the worst, but, not so fast, buddy. There are worse jobs out there, and I'm so excited to learn that MY job is now one of the worst jobs in America to have!

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Spring Break can be Full of Fun Here at Home

Spring break is just a week away and I'll bet your kids are chomping at the bit to be "released!" Some of you may be going to warmer places, exotic destinations, etc., but many will stay home, and that's not all bad, because there is plenty to do here at home. Here are some cool suggestions.

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West Michigan Easter Egg Hunts

Thousands of children are anticipating the thrill of the Easter egg hunt.

View our guide to Grand Rapids-area Easter egg hunts and prepare your family for fun and a little candy too.

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