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RECALL: Baby Dolls From Wal-Mart

Walmart is recalling 174,000 My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby electronic baby dolls.  The CPSC says the doll was sold only at Wal-Mart starting in March 2012.

The doll features electronics that allow it to make "babbling noises" when it is sick; kids can then make the doll better by using the provided stethoscope, feeding spoon, thermometer and syringe

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Tom Cook’s “Workday Dog Break”

Aside from the fact I get to watch dog videos and share them with you, I'm liking that some of these show warm weather and springtime.

With that in mind, today's "dog break" features a HUGE Alaskan Malamute named Loki

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Andreas Rentz, Getty Images
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Grand Rapids Griffins to deliver tickets via drone? [Video]

The Grand Rapids Griffins won the Calder Cup last year.

This year they won April Fool's Day.

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Steve Frost, Thinkstock
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Grand Rapids Listed Among Cities with ‘Awful Parking’

Is Grand Rapids a victim of poor parking planning?

Some people think so.

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"Simply Rich: Life And Lessons From The Cofounder Of Amway"
"Simply Rich: Life And Lessons From The Cofounder Of Amway"
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Rich DeVos Releases New Book – ‘Simply Rich: Life And Lessons From The Cofounder Of Amway’

Rich DeVos' fifth book, "Simply Rich," (available April 1 in hardcover, trade paperback and electronic editions) tells the stories of the people and forces that shaped Rich's life. From a father who encouraged him to believe in himself, to the grandfather who showed him ho to make his first sale. Through the stories in the book, he shares the values and principles that he views as responsible for his success.

The book is published by the Howard books division of Simon and Schuster.

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Red Cross Blood Drives – Week of March 31, 2014

The Red Cross is still reeling from dangerously low blood supplies after the brutal winter we've had.  As such, they're scheduling blood drives all over West Michigan in an effort to replenish their stock

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GM Issues Recall For Power Steering

Today, GM announced a recall of approximately 1.3 million vehicles over concerns that power steering assist could be lost suddenly.

The recall includes:

  • Chevy Malibu: 2004, 2005 and certain 2006, 2008 and 2009.
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Today’s the Deadline to Enroll In Obamacare

You've heard it talked about non-stop for months (if not years, it seems).

Today is the deadline for all Americans to enroll in what many (if not most) refer to as "Obamacare".

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Tom Cook’s “Workday Dog Break”

Ugh, it's Monday.  Always tough to get focused and be productive, no matter what the weather is like.  So hopefully some doggie cuteness will cheer you up.

Today's "dog break" features a dog that knows how to Skype! His name is Gaytor, a wire haired fox terrier

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Noah’ Floods ‘Sabotage’

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Insert your own "when it rains, it pours" joke right here. Darren Aronofsky's instantly controversial biblical epic 'Noah' overcame mixed buzz to win the box office this weekend, catering to both religious audiences and film buffs who like weird movies from unique, picky directors.

But all was not well for everyone -- the latest film from a certain Hollywood action legend got washed away in 'Noah''s success.

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Batman’s 75th Anniversary: What Warner Bros. and DC Comics Have in the Works

Few characters have the pop culture clout of Batman, who has spent the better part of a century dominating comic books, the better part of a generation dominating movies, and the better part of a decade dominating video games. To geeks and businessmen alike, he's kind of a big, huge, massive deal. Now, Warner Bros. and DC Comics plan to celebrate the 75th anniversary of their biggest cash cow with a year-long celebration, announcing all kinds of special events and releases to commemorate the creation of Bruce Wayne and his alter ego.

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‘How I Met Your Mother’ Series Finale: Will Barney and Robin ‘Last Forever?’

At long last, the time is upon us wherein Ted finally reveals to his children 'How I Met Your Mother' with Monday's forthcoming series finale "Last Forever." The special hour-long episode will say goodbye to Robin, Barney, Ted, Marshall and Lily after nine seasons, but will the titular Mother have a happy ending along with them? Find out in the full set of photos and a sneak peek from 'How I Met Your Mother' series finale "Last Forever!"

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