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Salvation Army Bell Ringers Collect Funds For Charity
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Salvation Army Kettle Campaign Going Cashless?

It is common knowledge that increasingly, we doesn’t carry cash, or much of it when we're shopping.  Instead we rely on our debit and credit cards for when shopping. With the holidays just around the corner, that can have a big impact for the Salvation Army as they embark on their biggest fundraising effort of the year, the Kettle Campaign.

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Cloned Sniffer Dogs Begin Training
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GVSU Conference to Focus on Cloning and Stem Cells

Cloning, stem cells, and breakthroughs in genetic disease research and therapies will be spotlighted during the 12th annual Genetic Update Conference on November 9 at Grand Valley State University.

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Tulips In Full Bloom In Toyooka
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See How City of Holland Plants 250,000 Tulip Bulbs [Video]

Tulip Time is months away, but Holland is already preparing.

See how the City of Holland Parks and Recreation Department manages to plant seven miles of tulip lanes filled with over 250,000 tulip bulbs.

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Kidabaloo is Saturday, November 28 at DeVos Place

Playtime is for the whole family at Kidabaloo, a jamboree packed with fun and exciting games, activities, and entertainment.

Come play with us on Saturday, November, 28th from 11am-4pm at DeVos Place! Tickets are $5 for kids, $8 for adults and go on sale Friday, November 6!

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Bank teller assisting customers, focus on female leaning on counter
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West Michigan Economy ‘Still Growing, but Slower’ in October

A Grand Valley State University economist found that the West Michigan economy continued to grow in October, but at a slower rate.

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13-Year-Old Jamarion Lawhorn Sentenced

13-year-old Jamarion Lawhorn, the young boy who has been convicted of fatally stabbing a younger boy at a Kentwood playground last August, has been sentenced.

Judge Paul J. Denenfield sentenced the boy to be incarcerated at the Muskegon River Youth Home in Evart, Mich. for the next 8 years (until he turns 21-years-old).  He was given a "blended sentence" which means that he may be moved to an adult prison upon release, but that will be decided by the court at that time. 

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Elections
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Kent County Election Results – November 3, 2015

Grand Rapids, Grandville, Kentwood, Lowell and other communities went to the polls on November 3. See the full election results.

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Tuck the Cat Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Tuck the cat, came calling today.

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

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supermarket perspective
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Meijer’s Curbside Program Coming to Another West Michigan Location

Meijer introduced Meijer Curbside at the Knapp's Corner store in Grand Rapids in April. The program expanded to eight additional locations last week, including Meijer in Cascade.

Meijer Curbside will soon open at another West Michigan location.

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Courtesy of Art Van Santa Claus Parade presented by Grand Rapids Jaycees
Courtesy of Art Van Santa Claus Parade presented by Grand Rapids Jaycees
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Grand Rapids Santa Claus Parade and Celebration Kicks off Holiday Season

We just finished Halloween, Thanksgiving is coming up, but along with the rush to the end of the year, Christmas is just around the corner, and that means the annual Santa Claus Parade.

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Crash's Landing
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Adopt Marley From Crash’s Landing

The best treat you can give to Marley from Crash's Landing this Halloween is a new home.

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Colorado Winter
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Grand Rapids Winter Weather Forecast

After the past couple of winters we've had in Grand Rapids it's hard to imagine it getting any worse, but you never know what's in store.

See the National Weather Service winter weather forecast for Grand Rapids in 2015 - 2016.

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