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Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Addresses Summit On Distracted Driving
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Michigan Teenager Drives 106 on the Interstate

Story of a young man with a lead foot and a solid excuse.

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Pooch Hotel Hollywood Grand Opening
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Dog Falls Overboard In Lake Michigan, Swims 6 Miles To Shore [Video]

Let's raise a toast to Rylee, the plucky Belgian Malinois from Illinois, who found adventure during a recent stay in Northern Michigan.

Is there a triathlon for dogs? Because if you teach Rylee to ride a bike, I'd bet on her.

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SAT College Exams To Undergo Major Changes
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Two Grand Rapids Schools Make ‘Top 10′ for SAT Scores in MI

This past spring marked the first time that Michigan high school juniors had to take the SAT's. Prior to, it's always been the ACT's, But the results for the first SAT scores in Michigan have been released by the Department of Education...

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The State Of Downtown Grand Rapids [Video]

Last month, Kristopher Larson, the CEO and President of Downtown GR Inc. delivered a 'State of Downtown' talk at the Pyramid Scheme in the Arena District.

Here's some of things he had to say.

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Grand Rapids College Professor Offers Up A List of Do’s And Don’t’s For New Students

This weekend marked the return of college students to West Michigan's 15 colleges and universities, and one student went up on the web site Reddit to ask what are some do's and don't's for students new to the area.

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Adorable 4th Grader Uses TV Interview To Admonish His Mom [Video]

A FOX TV reporter in Austin, TX had no idea what she was getting into when she interviewed Kevin, a fired up fourth grader who wants to be an inventor.

Kevin veered off the typical back to school script and used the interview to make his Mom aware of a few things.

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Do You Really Need 8 Glasses Of Water A Day? [Video]

Everyday we're bombarded with the advantages of being well hydrated, and while its true we can't live without water, we have a built in warning system, it's called thirst.

Adam ruins hydration for you.

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East Kentwood Teen’s Throwback Photo Goes Viral [Video]

Tara Hunt is heading into her senior year at East Kentwood High, so she decided to have a little fun by recreating her awesome kindergarten photo that has been sitting in the fireplace mantle in her home since she was five.

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Popularity Of Social Networking Website Grows
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It’s Official: Nobody Cares About Your Facebook Political Posts

If you’ve checked out Facebook recently, odds are one of your friends posted something about Trump or Hillary.

Here’s some bad news for any of them who think they’re making a difference …

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Bloodied Syrian Boy in Ambulance Is Heartbreaking Reminder About Horrors of War

We hear a lot about war, but it's a whole other matter to see its effects.

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U.S. Swimmers Detained At Rio Airport In Robbery Inquiry
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U.S. Olympic Swimmers’ Robbery Story Was Fabricated; Surveillance Video Emerges From Gas Station

American Olympians Ryan Lochte, Jack Conger, Gunnar Bentz and Jimmy Feigen, who had told the media that they had been held up at gunpoint the night of August 13 in Rio de Janeiro, may have fabricated their story, possibly in an attempt to cover up their behavior at a gas station.

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Great Lakes Shipwreck Discovery Is One Of The Oldest Ever [Video]

Gordon Lightfoot never wrote a song about it, but the Sloop Washington succumbed to the same 'Gales of November' that claimed the Edmund Fitzgerald, the only difference: the Washington went down 172 years before the Fitzgerald.

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