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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For West Michigan

Trying to figure out when trick-or-treating is happening in your area? We've found a comprehensive list that you can reference!

It seems that all communities here in West Michigan will be doing their trick-or-treating on Friday, Oct. 31 -- Halloween night. 

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Woman Uses Halloween Costume to Tell Husband She’s Pregnant [Video]

After trying for nearly a year to get pregnant, YouTube user Leslie A. took a pregnancy test one day and "voila!" it had finally happened. She knew she needed to come up with a clever way to tell her husband, so she decided to show off her new Halloween costume - a skeleton shirt with a little baby skeleton over the stomach (how cute is that, by the way?)!

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Back-to-School 2014: Check Out #BTSWMI, #BTSWestMI Photos from Twitter, Instagram Right Here

Summer vacation and the three-day Labor Day weekend are over as students head back to school across Michigan today.

Use the hashtags #btswmi or #btswestmi on Twitter or Instagram with your back-to-school pictures from greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan. Let's show our pride pictorially about our students, children and kids.

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Post Back-to-School Pics on Twitter, Instagram with #BTSWMI, #BTSWestMI Hashtags; See Them Online with 100.5 The River

Summer vacation and the three-day Labor Day weekend are over as students head back to school across Michigan on Tuesday.

Share your pride about your students headed back to school on their first day of the 2014-2015 school year. Use the hashtags #btswmi or #btswestmi on Twitter or Instagram, and see those photos online at 100.5 The River.

We'll post those photos starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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Mother of Sandy Hook Victim Writes Powerful Letter to Teachers

The mother of one of the 26 victims of 2012's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has written a powerful letter to the teachers of America.

Nebla Marquez-Greene had two children attending Sandy Hook Elementary that day. Her daughter, 6-year-old Ana Grace, was killed in the Connecticut massacre, and her son was uninjured in the attack.

Her letter, which was posted on the Education Week website is powerful, gut-wrenching and encouraging all at once. Read it after the jump.

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Why You Should Stop Using Spray Sunscreen on Your Kids

An ongoing investigation by the Food and Drug Administration has prompted Consumer Reports to urge parents not to use spray-on sunscreen on or near children.

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Best Summer Camps Near Grand Rapids

Summertime is a lot of fun in West Michigan.

One way to maximize that fun for kids is to take advantage of a great summer camp.

Check out our list of the best summer camps near Grand Rapids.

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Sharpie Disaster: Solving the Dilemma of Removing Permanent Marker Ink from a Toddler’s Skin [Video]

So, a couple of weeks ago, we were looking for a little help with a Sharpie permanent marker dilemma with a toddler.

We needed help: Stat!

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Kid’s Mastery of World Capitals Will Blow You Away

While most toddlers struggle to learn how to use the potty, one tot in Cleveland is busy mastering geography.

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Child Finds Marijuana Pipe in His Burger King Kids Meal Instead of Toy

Some toys in kids meals may be actually more appropriate for bigger kids.

Much bigger kids.

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5-Year-Old Caleb C. Brings Down the House in ‘Golf Rap’ Video

Caleb C. isn't a golf prodigy. No, he's a golf rap prodigy.

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How to Talk to Kids in Wake of Boston Marathon Tragedy

As a parent, the hardest part of coping with any tragedy—be it a national or personal one—is finding the words to explain the unexplainable to your children, society's most innocent members.

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