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Alarming Study Reveals Americans Are Somehow Getting Even Fatter

Like our collective bellies, this problem is getting bigger and bigger.

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Meat Loaf’s ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ Being Turned Into A Musical [Video]

Meat Loaf’s classic album, “Bat Out Of Hell,” is headed for the stage. Jim Steinman, the man who wrote the songs on the album, is developing a rock opera based on the popular release, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary. 

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ITT Technical Institute Shutting Down After Financial Aid Ban

As of today, Tuesday September 6th, all ITT Technical Institute campuses are shut down.

Also, effective immediately, about 8,000 employees will lose their jobs...

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These Were the Most Dangerous Intersections in Kent County in 2015 [Photos]

The list of the ten Kent County intersections responsible for the most crashes in 2015 is out, and once again 28th Street leads the way with five of them.

Keep that in mind as you rush your left turn while texting on your phone.

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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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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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