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Are Motorcyclists Who Don’t Wear Helmets More Likely To Cause Accidents?

This spring, Michigan's motorcycle helmet law was repealed allowing riders to ride without a helmet.  Not surprisingly, statistics have shown that riders who don't wear helmets who are in accidents are more likely to sustain serious injury when in an accident than riders who do wear helmets.

Riding with a helmet is safer.  In fact, some numbers suggest that riders who wear helmets may be safer riders and less likely to cause an accident than those who don't.

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twid, Flickr
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What Is Your Favorite Michigan Destination For Kids’ Summer Adventure?

Back-to-school sales may have already started, but we have a lot of summer left.

Whether you have a long vacation planned or are just trying to cram as much fun into every remaining summer night and weekend, it's good to have options.  Especially if you have kids to entertain.

Fortunately, Michigan has many options for those seeking a little summertime fun.

What is your favorite Michigan destination for kids' summer adventure?

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bethcoll, Flickr
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Should Watering Bans Be Issued In West Michigan? – Poll Of The Day

The rain most of us have received over the last couple of days has been a relief, but it's not enough to eliminate some of the problems we have been facing in West Michigan.

The weather forecast shows very little rain in the near future.  We'll need more to help reduce the amount of water used for irrigation.

Should watering bans be issued in West Michigan to ensure our supply of water remains safe?

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roebot, flickr
roebot, flickr
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Should Hospitals Stop Giving Away Baby Formula? – Poll Of The Day

Breastfeeding is good for babies.  No, breastfeeding is GREAT for babies.  But, for varying reasons, it is not always an option for every family.

Hospitals have been sending home new Moms with gift

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paul sullivan, flickr
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Have You Turned Your Air Conditioner Warmer To Save Money? – Poll Of The Day

It's been a hot summer.  Air conditioning has never felt so good.  Unfortunately, utility bills for air conditioning rise right along with the temperatures.

There are a number of ways to try to keep your bill down, but the simplest is the least pleasant...run your air conditioner less.

Have you turned your air conditioner warmer to save money?

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Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee, Flickr
Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee, Flickr
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Would You Eat Asian Carp? – Poll Of The Day

Asian carp are in the news again.  That's not a good thing.

DNA from Asian carp has been found in Lake Erie.  Officials say that Lake Erie could suffer the most damage of any of the Great Lakes from Asian carp.

There are many ways to try to control the invasive species.  Some people have a very simple solution...eat them.

Would you eat Asian carp?

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GVSU Announces Tuition Increase, Is It Fair? – Poll Of The Day

On Friday, Grand Valley State University announced a tuition increase of 3.7%.  That's an increase of $362 per year and brings the yearly total to $10,078.  Tuition was just over $5,000 in 2002.

State funding and operating expenses are always changing and make planning for the future challenging for GVSU and everyone else.

Is GVSU's tuition increase of 3.7% fair?

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eschipul, Flickr
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It’s Friday The 13th, Do You Believe In Luck? – Poll Of The Day

It's Friday the 13th.  Are you being extra cautious today?

Many consider today to be unlucky.  Avoid black cats.  Don't walk under ladders.  Then on Friday the 13th, it seems staying home is the safest option.

Is there something to these and other superstitions?  Do you believe in luck?

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Delwin Steven Campbell, Flickr
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Is Watering The Lawn A Waste Of Water And Money? – Poll Of The Day

Our hot, dry weather has lawns turning brown.  Turning those lawns green takes a lot of water and for some, that means a lot of money.  Is it worth it?

Is watering the lawn a waste of water and money?

Some view watering as a unnecessary and wasteful

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What Is Your Favorite Concert Venue In Grand Rapids? – Poll Of The Day

Everyone loves a good concert.  Getting out to see a band or musician is a great way to spend any night.  We are lucky in Grand Rapids to have so many great concert venues.

What is your favorite place to go to see a concert in Grand Rapids?

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monkey mash button, Flickr
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How Did Your Kids Learn To Swim? – Poll Of The Day

Two of my kids just started swimming lessons this week.

They've had group lessons in the past, with only a limited amount of success.

We're trying one-on-one lessons this time and hoping for better results.

What worked for you?  How did your kids learn to swim?

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Do You Like To Garden? – Poll Of The Day

Our recent record-setting high temperatures sent all of us looking for a place to stay cool.  The garden was not one of those places.

Gardening can be a lot of work, especially on the hottest days of summer.  The flowers, fruits, and vegetables that our hard work is rewarded with all makes it worth it...right?

Do you like to garden?

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