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Rockford Group to Bike 300 Miles for Haitian Orphans

This coming Monday, June 23, 26 people will take off on a 6-day, 300-mile bicycle ride from Rockford, Michigan to Harrod, Ohio.  It's not just a 'fun ride,' it has a serious purpose.  The riders are raising funds and awareness for H.I.S. Home for Children, an orphanage in Port Au Prince, Haiti. This is one of three groups that will converge in Harrod, Ohio on June 28.

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89-Year-Old Woman Fights Off Robber [Video]

With all the stories of low-life people who are too lazy to work trying to rob, steal and terrorizing people, it's stories like THIS that I love.

Meet Miyo Koba. She's 89 years old. 

A few weeks ago, a robber came into her Moses Lake, Wash., conven

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Memorial Day: When a Soldier Comes Home [Video]

The servicemen and women of our country make huge sacrifices to fight battles on our behalf and keep the freedoms we hold dear. One of those sacrifices is being away from their families and loved ones for long periods of time.

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September 11 Memorial Museum Opens with Ceremony for Families

On Thursday morning, President Obama dedicated the National September 11 Memorial Museum in a ceremony attended by families of the victims, first responders and numerous political leaders.

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Photo by Justin Lane-Pool/Getty Images
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National 9/11 Museum Dedicated Today [Video]

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are helping dedicate the new National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York today.

The memorial includes artifacts from that fateful day on Sept. 11, 2001.

What will always strike me about that day is the direct contrast between the picture perfect late summer day, and the horror unfolding in front of our eyes on television.

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A Wedding Reception Mother-Son Dance to End All Dances [Video]

The wedding season is here. 

So many memories are created: the ceremony, reception, family, friends, and father-daughter dance and the mother-son dance. 

Brides and grooms, take notice. This one is going to hard to top!

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Hamster Eating Pizza is Really Cute Clip [Video]

This is an adorable video of a tiny hamster eating a tiny slice of pizza.

It's really fun if you're trying to "jump start" your Monday. 

Enjoy!

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Five-Year-Old Cancer Patient Covers Katy Perry’s ‘Roar’ [Video]

We love the fierce determination at the root of Katy Perry's 2013 hit, 'Roar,' but the song tugged at our heartstrings in an entirely different way when covered by a five-year-old cancer patient.

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Congrats to Grand Valley State University’s Class of 2014!

It's graduation day on Saturday for Grand Valley State University's Class of 2014, with commencement at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.

Two words (or is it one?): Woo-hoo!

Basically, congratulations to all the GVSU graduates this weekend!

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Van Andel Institute Honors Forest Hills Central High School Quartet for Fund-Raising Efforts [Video]

Four students from Forest Hills Central High School who raised more than $100,000 to benefit the Van Andel Institute's biomedical research and science education programs were recognized last week.

They received the second annual Carol Van Andel Angel of Excellence Award.

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Boston Commemorates One-Year Anniversary Of Marathon Terror Bombings
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Boston Commemorates Marathon Bombings’ One-Year Anniversary

On April 15, 2013, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 260. On Tuesday, the city of Boston commemorated the event with a brief ceremony on Boylston Street.

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Music Video Contest Rocks to Help Tune Teens Away From Distracted Driving [Video]

Music is a powerful tool when it comes to spreading the world about distracted driving.

At least that's the push with GEICO’s Distracted Driving Music Video Contest.

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