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Hundreds of Cyclists Converge on West Michigan for 2015 Great Lakes Break Away Bike MS Ride

This weekend, today and tomorrow June 6 & 7, hundreds of cyclists are converging on West Michigan this weekend to working to raise close to $500,000 to support cutting-edge research and life-changing programs and services for people living with MS. The event is one of four Michigan Rides hosted by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Nationally, these rides are the premier fundraising cycling series in the U.S. for anyone seeking a personal challenge and a world free of multiple sclerosis.

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Drone Camera Gives Unique View of Lake Michigan Ice [Video]

Technology is bringing us new ways to enjoy the beauty of winter in West Michigan.

See an aerial view of the ice along the shoreline of Lake Michigan.

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Ethnic Diversity Alliance Plans Summit

Something very important is happening here in West Michigan this summer.

The Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance is holding a Summit on race and inclusion.  It will be June 5th at Hope College, and it's open to ALL.

It is extremely important that West Michigan understands the moral and economic need to respect and welcome people from diverse backgrounds by being an inclusive region.  In West Michigan, we know it is critical that we educate all of our children, provide economic opportunity for all talent, and ensure everyone is welcome to participate fully in our community.  But, we remain stuck.  The question is, how do we achieve this elusive, inclusive community?

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Davenport University Helps Families Prepare Their Income Taxes FREE

Listen to the interview by clicking on the green link above!  Yesterday I had Rick Jenkins and Judy Knapp, from Davenport University, on the air with me to talk about a free tax preparation service Davenport University is providing for the community

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