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Are you Feeling Down Today? Need Some Motivation and Inspiration? Look no Further [Video]

It's Tuesday, and if you're in need of a little motivation and inspiration, I've found it for you.

Yes, it was spawned by the MSU football win over Michigan this past weekend, but I'm telling you, it reaches all of us, and should really inspire you.

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Little Girl Sings a Sweet Song for her Mom [Video]

If you're watching this video and start to feel your eyes pooling up with tears, it's not because there's someone chopping onions near you. It's because you're human and this sweet, adorable video is the most touching thing you'll see all day.

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A Fun Family Announcement They are Expecting [Video]

We've all received baby announcements. You know, the ones that announce a baby shower, and you're excited that your friend is having a baby. But, that's kind of boring. Why not do something more creative like this family did.

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Laughing Babies are Today’s Awesome Moment [Video]

I dare you not to smile, laugh, or sigh after you watch this. These two adorable little twin  boys can't stop laughing at their dog.

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Today is ‘Count Day’ for Public Schools

Today, Wednesday, October 7 is one of two designated "count days" as required by the State School Aid Act to determine state funding for Michigan’s K-12 public school districts. Funding is based on the total student count/attendance on those two days. Obviously, it is vitally important that our schools have all of their students in attendance since their vital state funding counts the heads!

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First (Park) Congregational: A Must-Visit ArtPrize Venue for Families

When you visit ArtPrize as a family, minimizing walking and avoiding crowds takes on a new importance.

First (Park) Congregational at 10 E Park Place NE provides a good starting point. More importantly, the venue has a lot of entries that will grab the interest of kids.

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Looking For a New Home? How Much do You Want to Spend?

It's time to dream, ooo and ahh a bit as the Fall Parade of Homes from the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids begins this Friday, October 2. You'll find all styles, and all price ranges, from as low as $150,000 to over $1 million dollars. One million dollars, plus, would buy a lot of house here in West Michigan. Oh well, we can dream. But, if you want more, property, pools, theater, lots of bedrooms and bathrooms, etc., you'll have to look in Northville, outside of Detroit to max out your budget.

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2015 HBA Parade of Homes is October 2 to 17

The annual Fall HBA Parade of Homes presented by the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids and sponsored by Option 1 Credit Union, will feature 35 homes. Providing inspiration for potential home buyers or those looking to remodel, the event kicks off October 2 and runs through October 17.

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Free Junior Deer Hunting Licenses at Meijer on Friday and Saturday

The Michigan DNR has announced that hunters 16 and under can get a free junior deer hunting license at all Meijer stores in Michigan on September 11 and 12.

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Little Book Lover is Very Sad When Book is Finished [Video]

This must be a "baby weekend." Yesterday, I posted a video about a father explaining the facts of like to his little son. And, today, I have a book-loving little baby.

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Dad Explains the Facts of Life to New Baby [Video]

This little baby is the sweetest, and he's completely blown away when his father tries to explain the facts of life to him. So cute!

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Hudsonville Fire Department and Ottawa County Sheriff Department Hosting Free Hot Dog Cookout

The City of Hudsonville’s Fire Department and the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department will host a free hot dog cookout with ice cream at the fire station at 3275 Central Blvd in Hudsonville on September 1 from 4:00PM - 7:00PM.

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