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What Is The Best Age For Kids To Start Playing Sports [Poll]

The kids are back to school, but back to school means more than just back to books for many students.  It also means back to sports.  Some younger than school aged kids are playing sports too.

What is the best age for kids to start playing sports?

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How Did You Choose Your Kids’ Names? [Poll]

Choosing a name for a child is one of the first of many important decisions for parents.  Some names can help a child through life, while some names can create unnecessary obstacles.

How did you choose your kids' names?

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Which College Football Team Will Finish The Season Ranked Highest: Michigan – Michigan State – Notre Dame [Poll]

College football is back and this season has the potential to be a great one for a few local favorites.

Michigan, Michigan State, and Notre Dame fans are all excited for the start of season, but who will be the most excited at the end of the season?

Who will finish the season ranked highest:  Michigan, Michigan State, or Notre Dame?

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The Republican National Convention Has Begun, Are You Watching? [Poll]

The Republican National Convention has begun in Tampa, Florida.  August 28 was the first full day of business with much more to come.  Democrats will have their turn next week in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Are you watching?

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Should Panhandling Be Illegal In Grand Rapids? [Poll]

Michigan law makes panhandling in public places illegal.  On Friday, a federal judge ruled Michigan's law banning panhandling in public is unconstitutional.

The ruling comes from a lawsuit filed by two men who were arrested for panhandling in Grand Rapids in 2011.

Should panhandling in Grand Rapids be illegal?

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Does High School Football Receive Too Much Money And Attention? [Poll]

We just had a huge opening weekend of high school football in West Michigan and across the state.  Thousands turned out and packed stadiums to watch student athletes, cheerleaders, bands, and more.  But is it fair to other students?

Does high school football receive too much money and attention?

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What TV Show Do You Hate To Admit That You Love?

The best TV shows don't always last the longest.  Sometimes a great show gets cancelled too soon, then again, there are some shows that just can't get cancelled soon enough.

But TV show beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  That corny 80s sitcom you can't stand, is someone else's favorite retro show.  That trashy reality TV show that you would never think of watching, is someone else's favorite nighttime getaway.

What TV show do you hate to admit that you love?

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Kindergartener Forced To Turn University Of Michigan Shirt Inside Out Because Of Gang Colors. Overreaction? [Poll]

Yesterday, a 5-year-old kindergarten student in Oklahoma was forced to turn his University of Michigan t-shirt inside out.  The school does not allow any collegiate or professional athletic wear, except for Oklahoma colleges and universities.

The reason?  Gang colors.

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Would You Keep Your Child Out Of Football Due To Risk Of Concussion? – POLL

Kids get hurt when playing sports.  Some sports produce more injuries than others.  Some sports have a greater potential for serious injuries than others.

Playing sports comes with a certain amount of risk.  Balancing the risk between injury and participation can be a difficult decision for parents.

In recent years the risk of concussion to football players has become a growing concern.

Would you keep your child out of football due to risk of concussion?

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Would You Approve Of Aerial Insecticide Spray Over Grand Rapids To Control West Nile?

Dallas is currently experiencing a major outbreak of West Nile virus.  20 people have died from West Nile this year in Texas, 10 in Dallas County. Hundreds have been infected.

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins have declared a state of emergency due to the spread of West Nile.

To fight the virus, which is carried and spread by mosquitoes, the Texas Health Department is paying to have Dallas County sprayed with insecticide.  But there are many who question both the safety and effectiveness of spraying.

If Grand Rapids were to ever experience a major West Nile outbreak, would you approve of spraying aerial insecticide to control it?

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Which Uniform Is Worse: Michigan State’s ‘Pro Combat’ Or Notre Dame’s ‘Shamrock Series’? [PHOTOS]

Modern football uniforms have officially jumped the shark.

Last week, Notre Dame set tradition aside for a new uniform.  Notre Dame's "Shamrock Series" uniform will be worn at Soldier Field in Chicago on October 6 when Notre Dame plays Miami.

Reaction to the new uniforms has been mostly negative.  It's a similar reaction to what we saw last year when Michigan State came out with some dark green/bronze/black uniforms.

Which is worse:  Michigan State's "Pro Combat" uniform or Notre Dame's "Shamrock Series"?

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What Is The Most Annoying Toy Your Kids Have Ever Had?

Parents are used to hearing cries and squeaks and squeals at home.  Kids make lots of sounds.  Over time, parents learn to understand what each of those unique sounds mean.  Those sounds can help a parent.

When those cries and squeaks and squeals come from a toy, that's a different story.  It's just annoying.

What is the most annoying toy your kids have ever had?

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