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What Age Can You Leave Your Kids at Home Alone in Michigan?

Did you know there’s an actual answer for those of us in Michigan?

There are 34 states that have no minimum age requirements for leaving your kids at home alone...

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Substitute Teachers are Desperately Needed in Michigan

Michigan is facing a shortage of substitute teachers and it's having a direct affect on schools.

The Detroit Free Press says the lack of substitute teachers,
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Grand Rapids’ Family is Helping Thousands of Kids Around the World – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys check out an amazing story about a local Grand Rapids family who have turned their own challenge into something that is helping thousands of families all over the world. Ben and Laura Harrison's son Jonas was born with Peter's Anomaly, affecting his eyesight. When they couldn't find good glasses for him to wear, they founded a program to help kids get confidence boosting eyewear.

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25 Days of Christmas Movies on Freeform!

Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without our beloved movies during the holiday season.

And now that it's December, it's time for Freeform's 25 Days of continuous Christmas movies (with some other favorites in between)...

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School Supervisor Allegedly Forced Two Students To Fight In The Classroom

Everyone loves a good fight right? What if it was two kids fighting? This video is very disturbing and please let us know what your feelings are on this.

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Children’s Shoe Sold Only at Meijer Being Recalled

Skidders Footwear is recalling about 5,500 of their children's tennis shoe that's sold only at Meijer stores.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the rivets on the inside of the shoe have sharp edges which could cause a laceration hazard...

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12-Year-old Boy Stabbed by an 8-Year-Old in Grand Rapids

An 8-year-old boy, from Grand Rapids, is currently in juvenile detention for allegedly stabbing a 12-year-old boy.

MLive reports that the incident occurred Wednesday (11/9) evening, at a house on Caufield Ave SW...

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YMCA is Opening Their KidZone to Everyone So Parents Can Go Out and Vote

If you're planning on voting tomorrow but have to figure out where to leave the little ones while you do so, YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids can help you out...

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Downtown Market is Turning into a Jack-o-Lantern Jamboree this Weekend

Can you believe Halloween is only two weeks away?! The Downtown Market is having a pumpkin celebration this weekend, October 22nd and 23rd.

They will be transforming the market into a Jack-o-Lantern Jamboree which will feature pumpkin-themed everything...

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The Best ArtPrize Entries for Kids

ArtPrize brings thousands to Grand Rapids and kids are always a big part of the event. Many schools take trips to explore ArtPrize and families spend time downtown too.

Sometimes the art kids enjoy most is the same artwork that's favored by jurors and the public, but often it's not.

Here are the best ArtPrize entries for kids to see at ArtPrize Eight!

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Are We Talking About Hockey or Sex? FBHW Segment 16 [Video]

On today's Segment 16, the guys relive this morning's bit on WZZM, where they began talking about sex, and then came up with a bunch of metaphors for sex, including hockey. Still not sure if they actually started talking about hockey for real, though...

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15 MORE Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

A few weeks ago we went through the 15 things that anyone who lives in Grand Rapids should do or try at least once. Obviously, we couldn't just stop at 15 considering there's so much to do in this awesome city...

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