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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Wear a Life Jacket [Sponsored]

Many look forward to relaxing and playing out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, says to keep you and those around you safe on the water when boating.

Here's a boating tip to help you stay safe out there: Make sure to wear a life jacket.

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ElChoclo, ThinkStock
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Grand Rapids Vying Against San Diego, Oklahoma City and Others in Bid for 2017 State Games of America

The State Games of America brings over 10,000 athletes together to compete in dozens of events.

Those athletes and over $5 million of spending could be coming to Grand Rapids in 2017.

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Warren Goldswain, ThinkStock
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East Kentwood and Zeeland West Win Boys Track & Field State Championships

The Michigan High School Boys and Girls Track & Field State Championships were decided over the weekend.

East Kentwood and Zeeland West Boys Track & Field teams each brought home championships!

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Whitecaps Fifth Third Ballpark Re-build is Nearly Finished

The rebuilding of Fifth Third Ballpark is nearly finished a few weeks ahead of schedule.

We all remember the devastating January fire that heavily damaged the ballpark and destroyed the first base concourse. But, our news partner, WZZM TV13, reports the Whitecaps, along with super work crews were able to pull together and get the work finished earlier than expected.

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(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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50 Cent Obviously Doesn’t Know Where Home Plate is [Video]

I don't know if you caught this on the news this past week, but it was all over the news channels and web Wednesday, and it certainly deserves an instant re-play!

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New Movies This Week: ‘Maleficent’ and ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’ [Video]

This weekend we get a fresh interpretation of a classic fairy tale, along with a wacky-looking western comedy from the guy who made 2012's hit about a foul-mouthed stuffed animal, 'Ted.'

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Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins 2014 Indy 500

Ryan Hunter-Reay passed Helio Castroneves on the final lap and won the 2014 Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.

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Photo Courtesy of The U.S. Coast Guard
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Safe Boating Tips for Memorial Day Weekend and Year-Round [Sponsored]

For most boaters, Memorial Day weekend is the "first boating holiday."

Many are looking forward to relaxing on the water. A reminder: Stay safe out there.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, says to keep you and those around you safe on the water when boating this spring, summer and fall.

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Davenport University Names Lou Esposito School’s First Football Coach [Video]

Davenport University introduced Lou Esposito as the school's first ever football coach at a press conference this morning.

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Doug Pensinger, Getty Images
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GVSU Hosting Division II Track & Field Championships May 22 – 24

Grand Valley State University is hosting the 2014 NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships starting Thursday, May 22.

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(Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
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Peyton Manning’s Graduation Speech at University of Virginia [VIDEO]

This is a must-watch video for you.  It's Peyton Manning's graduation speech to students at University Virginia.

Now, Peyton Manning may be a Denver Bronco who will best be remembered as a Colt, but for a few hours this past weekend he was a Cavalier.

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Give A Glove Campaign Kicks Off In Grand Rapids

A new campaign is starting today that will help kids in Grand Rapids play baseball and softball, and will give donors a chance to see the West Michigan Whitecaps.

The organizers of the Give A Glove Campaign will be holding a news conference Tuesday afternoon at Fifth Third Ballpark to outline the program.

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