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Trudy Ender with Daisy, Holly with Cupcake
Trudy Ender with Daisy, Holly with Cupcake
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Daisy & Cupcake Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Two cute, 8-week old kittens, came calling today.

Daisy and Cupcake visited with Andy Rent as he talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Wildfire Prevention Week in Michigan – How You Can Help

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds us during Wildfire Prevention Week that most of Michigan’s wildfires occur in April, May and June.

This week's rain lowers the short-term risk, but precautions must continue to be used to prevent wildfires in Michigan.

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Captain John Meier/courtesy Ford Museum
Captain John Meier/courtesy Ford Museum
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First Commander of U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford Aircraft Carrier to Speak in Grand Rapids April 30

Captain John Meier, the first commanding officer selected for the Navy’s newest class of nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford, is scheduled to speak at an event for the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation at 7 p.m., April 30.

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Today is Safe Delivery of Newborns Day in Michigan

Safe Delivery allows parents to surrender their newborn child no more than 72 hours old to an employee inside and on duty at any hospital, fire department, police station, or by calling 911.

Since 2001, the Safe Delivery of Newborns Law has helped save 155 infants from being abandoned in unsafe locations.

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Photo Courtesy of Paul Villarreal
Photo Courtesy of Paul Villarreal
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Sault Ste. Marie’s Pullar Stadium in the Top 4 in Kraft’s Search for Hockeyville, USA

Sault Ste. Marie, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, is in the running to become Kraft's Hockeyville, USA. And they're asking for us folks in Beer City, USA for our help.

The national contest has been asking fans to vote online for the past few months in a bracketed contest. Pullar was one of the Top 2 cities from the East Bracket.

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Photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station - Traverse City
Photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station - Traverse City
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Michigan Shipwrecks as Seen From Coast Guard Helicopter [Photos]

A crew in a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter was able to get a great view of some shipwrecks while flying over northern Lake Michigan last week.

In post to its Facebook page Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station in Traverse City said that the helicopter was flying in the area of Sleeping Bear Point between Leland and Northport when the crew spotted the shipwrecks in the clear water.

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Fox Searchlight
Fox Searchlight
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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Monkey Kingdom,’ ‘True Story’ and ‘Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2’ [Video]

Some new movies to consider if you're heading to the theater this weekend. We have all the trailers and Grand Rapids showtimes to get you started.

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Courtesy of the City of Muskegon
Courtesy of the City of Muskegon
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Muskegon Police Officers Caught on Video Playing Football With Kids

Here is video of something positive that is seeing a lot of shares on social media among people in Muskegon.

Thursday night, the City of Muskegon’s Facebook page shared a recording from a cell phone posted by local woman that shows officers taking time out of their work day to play some football with some kids in a Muskegon neighborhood.

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Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
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Vander Mill Cider Expands to Grand Rapids [Video]

Grand Rapids, already Beer City USA and Best Beer Town in the U.S., is expanding it's alcoholic craft beverage scene by welcoming Vander Mill Cider.

Vander Mill, LLC, a hard cider maker based in Spring Lake is coming to GR's Northeast side. 

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Tyler Golden/NBC
Tyler Golden/NBC
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Michigan’s Joshua Davis Makes Top Ten on NBC’s ‘The Voice’ [Video]

Singing a song that paid a brief tribute to his home state, Traverse City's Joshua Davis advanced to the Top Ten on NBC's 'The Voice', thanks to your votes and support.

Now if we could only get show mentor Blake Shelton to listen to some old school Simon and Garfunkel.

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Beech-Nut Recalls Baby Food Possibly Containing Glass

Beech-Nut Nutrition is recalling more than 1,900 pounds of baby food products because they may be contaminated with small pieces of glass.

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Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
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Detroit Lions to Host Youth Football Camp in Muskegon

The Detroit Lions will host a youth football camp this summer at Muskegon High School.

The camp will teach fundamentals of football and is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. until noon on Monday, June 8, through Thursday, June 11.

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