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“Got Milk” Campaign Is Winding Down

Lots of us grew up with the "Got Milk" ad campaign. Who doesn't remember seeing TV ads, magazine ads or even outdoor billboard with some celebrity sporting a milk mustache?

You probably won't be seeing much more of those

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Spray-On Yoga Pants

Don't know if you've seen this around online, but it's definitely worth a share.  Jimmy Kimmel talked about how LuluLemon yoga pants were being banned in schools because they were too form-fitting and revealing

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Tom Cook’s Workday Dog Break

Since it's almost the end of the week, you may need a short dance break.  In which case, I invite you dance with Harley while he shakes to the song "Shake That..." (The song lyric does have an NSFW word in it, so watch at low or no volume if you're at work!)

 

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‘Game of Thrones’ Showrunners Confirmed Through Season 6, Plus New Trailers!

The future of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' has been literally and figuratively all over the map as we approach season 4 premiere on April 6. Some reports say the George R.R. Martin-adapted series will run for seven seasons, while Martin himself poses 10 with an added movie. Now, we at least have some confirmation 'Game of Thrones' will run at least six seasons, while the latest season 4 trailers have us more and more excited to return to Westeros.

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MDOT considers protected intersections for bicyclists – Is it good idea for Grand Rapids? [Video/Poll]

Protected bike lanes and intersections are gaining popularity across the country and the Michigan Department of Transportation has noticed.

Many bicyclists love them, while some think the concept needs work.

Would protected bike intersections be a good fit in Grand Rapids?

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Grand Rapids Winter Weather Advisory Issued, with Freezing Rain and Gusty Winds Forecast

While the calendar might indicate spring, the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office this afternoon issued a winter weather advisory for Thursday and Friday.

A pair of late-season winter storms are bringing freezing rain and gusty winds early Thursday and again early Friday to Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

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4 Dead, 16 Injured in Fort Hood Shooting

Four people, including the gunman, were killed and 16 others injured in a shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas Wednesday evening.  Fort Hood officials said the gunman was a soldier who had been receiving mental health treatment and that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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High School Heart Check In Muskegon

This seemed interesting and timely, especially in light of the fairly recent deaths of high school students due to heart problems.

Over the next several months, Mercy Health Muskegon is teaming up with West Shore Cardiology to give student heart screenings to all high school students

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Tom Cook’s Workday Dog Break

We were teased with warmer weather on Monday, which really gave everyone spring fever.  So today's "workday dog break" features Boris, a mix that LOVES diving into a pool to get his tennis ball.

And at this point, I'm pretty sure ALL of us wish it were warm enough to dive in for a tennis ball

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West Michigan’s Worst Pothole Contest’s Winner Is From Holland: Cody Overway

There are definitely some rim-rattling potholes to be found in greater Grand Rapids and across West Michigan.

It's not difficult to find those stinkin' tire-killers! Just go out and drive a little.

One hundred thirty people from across Michigan shared what they believed were the worst potholes around and entered West Michigan's Worst Pothole Contest, sponsored by Schneider Tire Outlet, Inc., of Marne.

After poring through those eye-opening entries, West Michigan's Worst Pothole is found in Holland.

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The Atlantic Calls Western Michigan University’s Education Degree ‘Waste of Money’

The Atlantic magazine has published a report of the college degrees with the best and worst values in the country.

Western Michigan University's undergraduate education program for out-of-state students was listed among the worst in the country.

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Olive visited . {Photo: Tammy Hagedorn/Humane Society of West Michigan)
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Olive the dog Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday

Olive, a 4-year old Staffordshire mix, visited us this morning for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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