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East Kentwood Basketball’s Brent Kimbrel Named High School Athlete of the Week

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Michigan Makes 10 Most Miserable States

As we head out into the coldest day of the year, it's not very gratifying to find out the Mitten State has slipped into the top 10 of the most miserable states in the U.S.

The annual Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index is out, and Michigan is the ninth most miserable state in the union.

At the other end of the spectrum, Alaska is the happiest state.

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New Movies (This Weekend) Include ‘The DUFF,’ ‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2′ and ‘McFarland, USA’ [Video]

Want to stay out of the cold and in a movie theater?

Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Biel, Kevin Costner and Maria Bello are among the stars of this weekend's new movie releases.

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Stephan Senzel/ThinkStock
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Facts You May Have Not Known About Lent

Even though I'm not Catholic, I have still given up something for Lent.

It's beer. Ha!

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Boston Announces 2015 Tour Dates, with July 18 Battle Creek Stop

Boston have unveiled their 2015 tour plans, with a slate of concerts beginning in April and continuing across North America into August.

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Community Action Partnership of Kent County
Community Action Partnership of Kent County
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Walks for Warmth Help Keep Michigan Families Warm [Sponsored]

Consumers Energy is encouraging the public this winter to take part in Walks for Warmth, which help raise money to keep Michigan families warm.

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Just In Time For Lent: Bacon-Wrapped Pizza

If you were thinking of giving up pizza for lent, good luck.

Little Caesars is going to make it completely impossible because if you love pizza and you love bacon, this is for you.

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It’s All About the Gumbo As The B.O.B. Serves Up Fat Tuesday

It was all about the gumbo Tuesday at The B.O.B. Make that Fat Tuesday at The B.O.B.

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Brewery Vivant Celebrates Fat Tuesday with Fat Paczki Beer Release

Paczki, gumbo, jambalaya and now Fat Paczki beer.

Thanks to Brewery Vivant in Grand Rapids, there is a new entry into the list of must-have food and drink on Fat Tuesday.

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Oleksiy Mark/ThinkStock
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Steelcase, United Way Offering Free Tax Preparation Tuesday

Steelcase and the Heart of West Michigan United Way are teaming up to offer free tax preparation for qualifying families on Tuesday.

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The B.O.B. Celebrates Fat Tuesday

Maybe you aren't able to get to New Orleans for Fat Tuesday today?

Well, don't worry because The B.O.B. has you covered!

Head to The B.O.B for its 17th annual Fat Tuesday Celebration TODAY.

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LaughFest Central Now Open in Grand Rapids Art Museum

Gilda's LaughFest 2015 kicks off in just a few weeks, organizers opened the doors to LaughFest Central on Monday.

Laughfest Central serves as the hub for the 10-day festival of laughter.

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