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Grand Rapids named one of America’s “most exciting mid-sized cities”

Grand Rapids has made another list.

It's exciting because we're exciting.

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Grand River Ice Jam Alert Issued; Flood Watch in Kent and Ottawa Counties

A flood watch is in effect in Kent and Ottawa counties through Friday morning because of the potential for ice jams in the Grand River, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office.

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Tom Cook’s “Workday Dog Break”

Today's Workday Dog Break features a Husky named, well, Husky.  Husky likes sitting on a sofa with his head on the seat cushion and his butt propped up on the back cushion.  Looks uncomfortable to us, but whatevs!  It's cute!

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Watch This If You Grew Up In the 60s 70s or 80s

So much is made of how the world has changed over the last 20 or more years. And it's true!

Where we used to play all day without checking in, kids now have a cell phone attached to them 24/7.  Where we used to ride a bike without a helmet and hope that common sense and paying attention would keep us safe, now kids have a bunch of options and requirements to protect themselves

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Rango Visits on Wet Nose Wednesday

Rango came to town and cleaned up the bad guys and saved the day.  Sounds like a western, doesn't it.  Well, Rango did come to the studios for Wet Nose Wednesday and stole everybody's heart.

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Pothole Season Can Definitely Mean Some Rim-Rattling Driving [Video]

It's been a record-breaking winter in terms of snow and cold temperatures.

Even though spring is near, pothole season is just getting started.

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RECALL: Dole Bagged Salad

Dole is recalling certain varieties of bagged salad because of concerns about listeria contamination. This is salad that may be in your fridge or freezer, so check it out when you get home.

The Dole products being recalled are:

  • Dole Italian Blend with UPC code of 7143000819
  • Fresh Selections Italian Style Blend with UPC code of 1111091045
  • Little Salad Bar Italian Salad with UPC code of 4149811014
  • Marketside Italian Style Salad with UPC code of 8113102780

All are coded A058201A or B and have a "use by" of March 12, 2014.

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Tom Cook’s “Workday Dog Break”

Your dog break for today?  Takes to you a warmer time, before subzero temperatures and record-breaking snow.  With dogs playing in piles of leaves.

Yes, they're cute.  But I'm more intrigued by the warm weather and the idea of summer and fall!

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Humane Society Of West Michigan Taking The “Rachael Ray Challenge”

Our good friends at the Humane Society Of West Michigan will be competing against other organizations in the "2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray Challenge."  The top prize is $100,000.

The competition involves 50 shelters across the United States and is done with the objective of getting more animals adopted (or returned to their owners) than ever before

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Jason Segel Posed For a Photo at Grand Rapids Krispy Kreme

Coolio! Jason Segel posed for a photo at the Grand Rapids Krispy Kreme!

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5 Post-St. Patrick’s Day Hangover Remedies to Help you get Through Today

St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone, and while you probably got your pub crawl on, you don’t have a plan for this morning, better know as 'the morning after'. Oh, my, today could be a painful, tough day.

Your head may be pounding and your eyes can’t seem to handle this “light” thing, you may be tempted to follow some bad advice. First off: step away from the bloody Mary. The hair of the dog may go down easy, but it won’t cure your hangover. Instead, try my remedies, some familiar and some you might want to try for the first time:

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PNC Bank Honored For Commitment To Female Executives

The Grand Rapids Business Journal is reporting that PNC Bank has received national recognition as one of the "Top 50 Companies For Executive Women."  It's an honor given by the National Association for Female Executives to recognize corporations that encourage advancement of women in management

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