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Meijer is Recalling MORE Cheese… And a Sub

Almost a month later, Meijer is recalling more of their store-brand cheese due to potential listeria concerns.

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Trader Joe’s Applesauce Recall – There’s GLASS in Them Jars!

If you've bought applesauce at Trader Joe's recently, you might want to take that stuff back to Trader Joe's...or throw it out. Unless you are okay possibly eating GLASS! A recall went out today on three different types of Trader Joe's applesauce.

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Sewage Spill into the Grand River Causes a ‘No Body Contact’ Advisory

The Ottawa County Health Department has issued a No Body Contact Advisory to residents after some sewage spilled into the Grand River.

FOX 17 says the sewage spill happened Monday and affects a portion of the river; a mile east of the US-31 bridge over the river and downstream to Lake Michigan...

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Beer Yoga is Totally Something That Needs to Come to Grand Rapids

There are two things I've noticed about Grand Rapids since moving here. A lot of people like to exercise, and they also love to drink beer. It IS Beer City USA, so this makes sense. And now, there's a new fitness craze coming out of Germany, and working it's way across the world. And it needs to come to Grand Rapids.

Beer Yoga!

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Michigan State University via YouTube
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Invention that Could Help Coaches Know when a Player has a Concussion

This video from MSU shows a simple band that players of any sport can wrap around their head at the start of a game. When they take a hard hit, all a coach has to do is pull out the band. Reading the results is as simple as a pregnancy test.

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Meijer Brand Frozen Veggies Recalled Due to Listeria

It's time to check those freezers again because Meijer has recalled their frozen veggies due to a possible contamination of listeria.

The Detroit Free Press says the recall affects 10 ounce sizes of "organic petite green peas" (use by date November 26, 2017) and "organic sweet corn" (use by date November 21, 2017) Both are the Meijer brand, True Goodness...

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Michigan Kick Butts Day Events Target Getting Kids to be Smoke-Free

Kids were kicking butts across Michigan today in places like Grand Rapids, Grand Haven and Hastings, but it wasn't because they were bullying their peers.

They were standing up to Big Tobacco as part of the 20th annual Kick Butts Day.

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Michigan Makes 10 Most Miserable States

As we head out into the coldest day of the year, it's not very gratifying to find out the Mitten State has slipped into the top 10 of the most miserable states in the U.S.

The annual Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index is out, and Michigan is the ninth most miserable state in the union.

At the other end of the spectrum, Alaska is the happiest state.

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Sisters Create Deodorant to Help Pregnant Women Stink Less [Video]

Necessity is the mother of invention.

And in this case, the necessity was for this woman to stop stinking so badly.

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Michigan Tightens Rules On Vaccinations

Starting Jan. 1, the Michigan Department of Community Health will have more rules going into effect that will make it harder for parents to refuse immunizing their children.

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Pink Hues for October Mean Breast Cancer Awareness Month [Infographic]

For American women, breast cancer is the second most common cancer -- second only to skin cancer.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month to raise the consciousness about the potentially fatal disease that affects about 12 percent of women in the U.S.

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Are You a Morning Person, or a Night Owl?

I have been doing morning radio for a long time, 32 years as a matter of fact.  THAT'S a long time, WOW!

When I first began back in 1980, seems like centuries ago, I wasn't a morning person.  I really wondered if I had made a mistake, would I be able to keep it up or would it finally wear me down.

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