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Wee Difference: Safe Haven Ministries’ Tara Aday Talks About National Domestic Violence Awareness Month [Audio]

Safe Haven Ministries is our Wee Difference charity for October, and Tara Aday talked to the Jojo Show about their mission and how you can help out. 

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Photo courtesy of Chris LaPorte
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ArtPrize Up Close: Chris LaPorte Talks 2014 Entry, New Studio, Winning in 2010 and More [Video]

Chris LaPorte is back at ArtPrize in 2014 with "Family Room; Lineage". He talked with us about his latest piece, what's changed since winning in 2010, and plans for a new studio.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 7

There's just three more days to vote for ArtPrize 2014.

The ArtPrize 2014finalists for public voting and juried honors are in, and the top 20 in four categories on both lists get narrowed down through 11:59 p.m. Thursday.

Today (Tuesday, Oct. 7) is the 14th day of ArtPrize's 19-day run, with 1,825 artists represented by 1,536 entries at 174 venues in downtown Grand Rapids and Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

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Who Has Better Prices–Walmart or Dollar Tree?

I frequent both places. Walmart more for food and household items. Dollar Tree for cleaning and what I call "temporary" items. Things for my kids that they will break easily.

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Voting Deadline for November’s General Elections Is Today

There are a ton of things to be voted on this November and today is the last day you can register to vote. 

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Michigan Police Officer Gives Young Mother a Car Seat Instead of a Ticket

A public safety officer from Emmett Township near Battle Creek went above and beyond the call of duty on Saturday.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 6

There are only four more days to vote, and we're not talking the general election.

The ArtPrize 2014finalists for public voting and juried honors are in, and the top 20 in four categories on both lists is getting narrowed down through 11:59 p.m. Thursday.

Today (Monday, Oct. 6) is the 13th day of ArtPrize's 19-day run, with 1,825 artists represented by 1,536 entries at 174 venues in downtown Grand Rapids and Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

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The Road to the Playoffs Runs Through Mississippi, Other Things We Learned in Week 6 in College Football

For the first time in college football history, five of the top eight teams in the AP poll all lost. And that was just the beginning of this week’s craziness.

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Michigan Winners from the 2014 Great American Beer Festival

The Great American Beer Festival is the premier U.S. beer festival and competition. It takes place every October in Denver, Colorado.

Here's how Michigan brews fared in the competition.

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ArtPrize 2014: Public Vote Finalists Announced

The 20 finalists for the public vote of ArtPrize 2014 were announced this afternoon in ceremonies at Rosa Park Circle in Grand Rapids.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 5

Today is another big reveal for ArtPrize 2014.

The public votes are in, and the top 20 gets announced this afternoon at Rosa Parks Circle.

Today (Sunday, Oct. 5) is the 12th day of ArtPrize's 19-day run, with 1,825 artists represented by 1,537 entries at 174 venues in downtown Grand Rapids and Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

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Don’t Believe It! No Ebola In West Michigan

Just like in the old days, when a rumor got started it usually spread like wildfire. And now with the advent of social media and our desire to be on top of every little thing, It spreads even quicker.

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