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Grand Rapids Boasts Cheapest Rates in U.S. For Babysitting [Video]

This is great news if you're a parent, but not so great news if you're a baby sitter.

The average rate for a baby sitter in Grand Rapids sits at $11.31 an hour. That is the cheapest rate in the U.S., according to Care.com.

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Easter Brunches in West Michigan — 2015

Easter brunches offer a great opportunity for family to relax and celebrate in West Michigan.

View our list of delicious brunches and have a happy Easter!

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Maya Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday

Maya is a beautiful four-year old Rottweiler looking for a good home.

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Tom Hanks Recreate All His Movies in 8 Minutes [Video]

The Late Late Show With James Corden made its grand debut last night, with seemingly every celebrity in existence popping up to say hello. But for his first official guest, Corden snagged everyone’s favorite actor: the one and only Tom Hanks. More importantly, he got Tom Hanks to get really silly and there are few things better than Hanks throwing caution to the wind and embracing his inner comedian. In this case, he got the two-time Oscar winner to re-enact all of his movies in less than eight minutes.

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‘X-Files’ Limited Return Confirmed, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson Coming Back

Well, that didn’t take long! Just days after rumors broke that FOX was ready to greenlight an official X-Files revival with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, the truth is officially out there. Mulder and Scully will return for a limited X-Files run on FOX, but what other details can we uncover?

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You Can Have Backyard Chickens For a Small Fee in Grand Rapids

Over the past few weeks we've been telling you about the new city ordinance in Grand Rapids that will allow residents to have backyard chickens, new fees have been announced.

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Three Grand Rapids Boys’ High School Basketball Teams Hope to Advance In State Tournament

Three Grand Rapids high schools remain alive in the Michigan High School Athletic Association boys' basketball tournament, which hits the quarterfinal stage tonight.

Godwin Heights, Tri-Unity Christian and NorthPointe Christian hope to do what no area girls' team could do -- get to the state semifinals.

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Go Orange Day Is Friday — Wear Orange to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger in West Michigan

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket and dozens of schools, businesses and organizations by wearing orange on Friday (March 27) to raise awareness of childhood hunger in West Michigan.

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Amy’s Kitchen Frozen Food Recalls Products With Spinach

Our news partner, WZZM TV13 tells us the Amy's Kitchen, a maker of frozen food, is recalling its products that contain spinach, due to a possible listeria contamination.

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Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Coming to DeVos Performance Hall on August 5

Oh, what a story.

Frankie Valli, who came to fame in 1962 as the lead singer of the Four Seasons, is hotter than ever in the 21st century.

Thanks to the volcanic success of the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys, which chronicles the life and times of Frankie and his legendary group, such classic songs as “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Rag Doll,” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” are all the rage all over again.

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New Light Show Debuts at Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Chaffee Planetarium on April 3

The Grand Rapids Public Museum announced the opening of a brand new, original production at the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium titled Dark Side: The Light Show.

This all new light show will open in the recently-renovated Chaffee Planetarium on Friday, April 3.

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Wedding & Social Event Industry Night Is On Menu Thursday at The Bistro [Sponsored]

The Bistro at the Downtown Grand Rapids Courtyard by Marriott is celebrating manufacturing with a special Wedding & Social Event Industry Night this Thursday.

Socialize with other manufacturing industry professionals from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. EDT Thursday (March 26) at The Bistro, 11 Monroe Avenue NW in Grand Rapids.

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