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Michigan Ranks 32nd in U.S. for Overall Child Well-Being [Infographic]

Michigan ranks 32nd in the 25th annual KIDS COUNT report on overall child well-being from the Michigan League for Public Policy.

The report ranks all 50 states and considers education, economic well-being, health, and family/community.

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TV Show Host Ben Stein In Weird Text Feud With Grand Rapids Woman

Ben Stein, perhaps best known as the sluggish history teacher in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off", wrote in a bizarre magazine column last month that he’s still like a hormone-crazed teen and a Grand Rapids woman is out to prove it.

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Happy 50th Birthday Arby’s! You Get The Present Today!

On July 23rd, 1964, two guys named Forrest and Leroy Raffel in Boradman, Ohio opened the first Arby's. They were going to name the place "Big Tex", but instead went with a combination of their name and "brothers'"--R-B's. Now it's Arby's!

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Kate Hudson Is Jimmy Fallon’s Most Formidable Box of Lies Competitor Yet

Don't let Kate Hudson's giggling and big smiles fool you. This is a great, great Box of Lies competitor who sits before you. On last night's 'Tonight Show,' Hudson and host Jimmy Fallon faced off for another round of Box of Lies, a game that basically hinges on a guest's ability to lie effectively.

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Grand Rapids Public Schools to Lay Off 90 People

The Grand Rapids Public Schools district is looking to trim the budget down, and with that comes layoffs.

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Miss Michigan On American Gas & Oil’s Citgo Circuit in West Michigan

Newly-crowned Miss Michigan KT Maviglia is hitting 10 West Michigan locations this week to help tout American Gas & Oil's conversion of 19 locally-owned gas stations the Citgo brand.

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Fulton Street Bridge Closed For Construction in Downtown Grand Rapids Until Late August

It seems you can't get anywhere in Grand Rapids these days without running into some kind of construction. On Monday afternoon, things got even more complicated at MDOT shut down the Fulton Street bridge for construction. It will remained closed until Aug. 25. 

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Skunks Are Invading Grand Rapids, So How Do You Get Rid Of Them? [Video]

Grand Rapids native Christopher Kemp has penned a piece for Outside Magazine that highlights the continual encroachment of the skunk on the urban environment.

So the question becomes, as a listener so succinctly put it, if skunks have invaded your backyard, what can you do about it?

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Foreigner vs. the Cars – Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame Finals

Foreigner takes on the Cars in the final round of the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame for July.

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WZZM-13: Disturbing Details Revealed in Deaths of Wyoming Victims [Video]

By Bob Brenzing and Christa E Graban | WZZM-13

Wyoming police have released more details about last week's triple homicide.

Brooke Slocum, 18, and Charles Oppenneer, 25, were killed last week. Slocum's soon-to-be born baby also died.

Brady Oestrike, the suspect in the murders, took his own life on Thursday (July 17) after a chase with police.

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‘The Simpsons’ Season 26: ‘Futurama’ and ‘Family Guy’ Crossovers, Premiere Death and More!

Heading into its record-setting 26th season, 'The Simpsons' show no signs of stopping as 2014 brings with it a bevy of new milestones. For one, that major character death has officially been confirmed for our fall premiere, while 'The Simpsons' bosses have gone on record about the 'Futurama' and 'Family Guy' crossovers, and FX's massive 'Simpsons World' app prepares for launch!

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World-Renowned Ballerina Asks ‘Rehab Addict’ Nicole Curtis to Save Her Former Grand Rapids Home From Demolition

A renowned ballerina and Grand Rapids native has reached out to a reality TV star, asking her to save the West Side house where she grew up. A city zoning board approved its demolition last week.

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