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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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Are Michiganders Obese?

Michigan is the fifth most obese state in the United States.

Data gathered by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says Michigan is one of 12 states with an obesity rate of over 30%.  Michigan's obesity rate is reported at 31.3%.

Do you think the numbers are correct?  Are Michiganders obese?

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Which Season Is Your Favorite?

Back-to-school time is quickly approaching and with it comes the end of summer.  As we prepare for the first official day of fall on September 22, many are trying to squeeze all the fun out of each remaining day of warm West Michigan weather.

We all need to get to the beach and in the pool as much as possible in the weeks to come to enjoy summer.  There's still lots of summer fun to be had, but is it the best time of the year?

Which season is your favorite?

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Shopping During a Sale May Make You Lose Your Mind [POLL]

Most of us have had shopping experiences at major sales events that would have been emotionally easier to handle with a steady Thorazine drip being administered in a padded room somewhere underneath the mall.

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How Do You Feel About Mitt Romney’s Selection Of Paul Ryan As His Running Mate?

Mitt Romney announced Paul Ryan as his choice for running mate in the race to become the next President of the United States of America on Saturday.

Of course, critics on both sides have had a lot to say about the choice.  Now that we have had a few days to hear and learn more about Paul Ryan we want to hear your opinion.

How do you feel about Mitt Romney's selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate?

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Were Team USA’s Gray Olympic Uniforms Unpatriotic?

There were many team uniforms that stood out at the Olympics.  The Russian warmup jackets were impossible to miss and many other countries stood out with their bright colors.

The United States jackets that were worn on the medal podium stood out too.  They stood out because they weren't bright and they didn't feature our flags colors.  They were gray.

Were Team USA's gray Olympic jackets unpatriotic?

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What Do You Miss Most When The Power Goes Out?

Summer storms have created power outages across West Michigan multiple times this summer.  Automobile and other accidents are among the other reasons for occasional power outages.

Long-lasting outages or outages that occur during extreme hot or cold weather can be serious, but shorter outages are usually nothing more than a nuisance.

What do you miss most when you have a short power outage?

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