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New Rules Ban Headers in Youth Soccer
U.S. Soccer has announced new rules which ban headers for players 10 and under. Players 11 to 13 will face restrictions on headers under the new rules, which are aimed to reduce concussions and will impact many in West Michigan.
CASA House Party Fundraiser Tuesday, November 10
CASA Is Where The Heart Is.
CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates — of Kent County, is the only local volunteer organization that empowers everyday citizens to become appointed members of the Kent County court system in order to act on behalf of abused or neglected children as they pass through the…
10 Pink Products That Can Actually Help Fight Breast Cancer
When it comes to the fight against breast cancer, not all pinks are equal. As we become more aware of the “pinkwashing” of America, we know that buying something in a shade of pink isn't necessarily doing anything to help the fight against breast cancer -- and some products can ac…
Feeding 1,000 West Michigan Families is Mel Trotter Ministries Goal
The Food Drive is ON!
Mel Trotter Ministries is collecting non-perishable foods for its annual Brown Bag Food Drive this fall, and it begins today. The goal is to collect 35,000 pounds of food items that will be used for more than 1,000 Thanksgiving and Christmas meal boxes for Grand Rapids area indi…
Selfie Obsessed, Self Centered Teens? Not These Two
There are some great people in this world, and this story is about two of them, Allie and Brayden.
For Allie, being a teenage girl is hard enough, but imagine being a teenage girl fighting brain cancer. That takes a level of strength and bravery most adults don't have. Now imagine being a teenage gir…
Michigan Flu Levels Staying Low
Flu shot clinics continue to pop up around West Michigan as we keep a close eye on reported flu levels.
So far, the news is good according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
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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