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One Woman Makes A Difference In One West Michigan School

A woman by the name of Chris Willis in Grand Haven read about a sad situation on one of the social media sites.  Instead of thinking to herself, "That's a sad story", she realized that she could do something about it so she did!

Muskegon Heights Edgewood Elementary School were lacking the basic necessities it took for the teachers to do their job

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Hey Grand Rapids! Today Is Your Last Chance To Register To Vote

If you want to take part in Michigan's Presidential Election on February 28th then today is your last chance to register to vote!

In a primary election voters can choose whether to vote in the democratic or republican primaries

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XVerse10/flickr.com
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Sign In On Your Computer & Buy A Lottery Ticket Withour Leaving Home!

How does that sound to you? Lots of states are tossing around that idea. Illinois, New York and Washington, D.C. are already moving ahead with the plan to allow people to purchase their lottery tickets online! It's all about convenience, right? Not necessarily

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President Obama Heads To Michigan For Friday U Of M Speech

The President has been doing a lot of talking lately!  The State of the Union Presidential address was Tuesday night and late this sfternoon he will board Air Force One, the presidential plane, and head to Ann Arbor for a speech he will deliver at the University of Michigan

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Applications Dropped 75% As State Debates Film Incentives Package

See this is the stuff that really ticks me off.  But this is the stuff that happens when the state changes regimes.  When Jennifer Granholm left office and was replaced by Rick Snyder much of what she did to bring money and keep money in the state has been undone

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Students In Grand Rapids Learn About Space From NASA

Some kids have all the luck.  It's not everyday where you get to learn about space, and travel and whats it's like to leave this stratosphere from the guys and girls who actually experiment with it and do it

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Rockford Ice Festival Tries To Break Guinness Record For Sundaes

The Rockford Ice Festival kicks off this weekend, January 14th-15th!  As if the ice sculptures, scavenger hunt, ice carving demonstrations,  free hot chocolate and tons of other activities for the family are not enough, the rockford Ice Festival is looking to make it into the Guinness Book of World records!

Last year a record 10,000 people visited Rockford for the festival but this year they are looking for even more!  The incentive?  Free sundaes!  You heard me right!  FREE sundaes!  It's an attempt to break the record for the longest ice cream sundae bar

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youtube.com/KimCarsonNOW
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Two Of My Longtime Listeners Who Met On eHarmony!

Yes, I see all the television commercial about how eHarmony is different than other dating services but I figured it was just a commercial.  I had never met anyone personally who met anyone special on eHarmony so I had my doubts of whether it really works or not.

A couple years ago Brandon & Kelli stopped out to see me at a remote broadcast I was doing at D & W or Meijer.  I remember asking them how they met and they said they met on eHarmony. 

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11 Month Old Grand Rapids Baby Shot In The Face

I read this headline and thought, "This sounds like some kind of nightmare!"  I was right it is a nightmare but it really happened right here in Grand Rapids.  How do you explain this to a child as she begins to develop and realizes what has happened to her?  What is happening in this world of ours?  Is everything just going to hell?  It sure looks and sounds like it to me.

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Wisconsin Deptartment of Tourism
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What? Another Mitten State?

Okay, someone is trying to steal our mitten.

Wisconsin is using an image of a mitten, misshapen as it is, to try to imitate the shape of the state.  The Wisconsin Department of Tourism is using it to illustrate their state in their winter tourism campaign, and it seem to be creating a bit of a buzz on social networks Facebook and Twitter.  Come on, Michigan is the "mitten state!"

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Rockford Santa Parade 2011[video]

100.5 The River has been coming to hometown parades all over West Michigan.  I'm sure you saw one of your favorite DJ's riding around in that beautiful 2011 Chrysler 200 Convertible (imported from Detroit) from our friends at Harold Zeigler Chrysler Dodge Jeep in Grandville and Rev Business Systems!  Without a doubt this is the most beautiful vehicle we have ever had the pleasure of driving in in a Hometown parade

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Grand Rapids Fulton Street Farmers Market Remodel & Hours

I was at the Fulton Street Farmers Market this past Saturday picking up some fresh eggs and hubbard squash.  One of the family farmers explained to me that this weekend some things will be changing.

The Winter market hours from November 15th-De

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