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    Drinking alcohol while pregnant causes higher risk of birth defects in babies

    When one thinks about a birth defect they may not realize that there are choices individuals can make to help prevent certain conditions in their newborn children. Dr. Caleb Bupp, a medical geneticist from Spectrum Health, explains fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, and how they can be prevented. A birth defect is an abnormal condition that can happen before or after a baby is born. Birth defects can be minor, like an extra finger or toe, or they can be more […]

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    Soup’s On For All to benefit God’s Kitchen

    Get your spoons ready, because Soup’s On For All is just around the corner! Tiffany Page from Catholic Charities of West Michigan and Chef Andrew Kieras from God’s Kitchen talk about not only what to expect at the event, but gave the Morning Mix crew a taste of what they’ll be serving. Soup’s On For All will be holding its 19th event where 1,000 people are expected to attend. More than 30 different soups will be served, and are all […]

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    Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for January 20

    1. So if you want to follow along today’s inauguration  events, it goes like this. It all officially begins with the swearing-in ceremony at 11:30 a.m. President-elect Donald Trump will take the oath of office around noon, and then deliver his inaugural address. Then, Trump and vice president-elect Mike Pence will lead the inaugural parade down Pennsylvania Avenue. There will be three inaugural balls following the parade. There will be a national prayer service at 10 a.m. on Saturday, while […]

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    Endless fun and games at the Kids and Family Expo

    Cabin fever may be here in West Michigan, but the Kids and Family Expo will encourage the whole family to come out and play! Dozens of local non-profit organizations and businesses will fill the DeVos Place with all kids of fun activities and games. Featured areas and performances include puppet theater, a petting zoo, a magic show,, martial arts, bouncy houses, crafts, and more! There’ll even be a zip line so you can soar across the expo and see all […]

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    WWYD: The bank teller gives you too much money

    Have you ever gone to the bank to get some money, only to find that the teller gave you too much money? What would you do in this situation? Take the money, or inform the teller? Let us know what you’d do on Facebook.

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    Escape the cold at Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel

    Tired of the cold weather and in need of a place to warm up? Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel is the perfect place for a getaway. It’s never too early to start making plans for spring break, and Soaring Eagle Waterpark is ready for you. Their “Once Upon a Spring Break” deal starts on March 24. The packages include hotel rooms, dining credits, and waterpark passes. There will also be special appearances by Belle, the Beast, Peter Pan, and others, […]

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    Recovering lost small objects in the carpet

    Have you lost the backs of earrings, or any other small objects, in the depths of your carpet? Instead of getting down on the ground searching for those objects, find them easily with the vacuum. Just put a pair of stockings (pantyhose) over the suction tube, hold it together with a rubber band, and vacuum the carpet. The tiny objects won’t get sucked up in the vacuum and be lost forever, but instead stick to the pantyhose or stocking.

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    How to recover from the holidays

    The holidays are normally surrounded by stress and sugary treats, and when combined the two are a bad combination. If you’ve gained some weight, don’t lose hope! It’s possible to recover from a season high on overindulging, the key is to get back on track. Dr. Diana Bitner, a nationally recognized menopause specialist from Spectrum Health, talks about how to get back into a healthy lifestyle after the holidays. Dr. Bitner says the key to getting into the groove of […]

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    Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for January 18

    1. Even if you’ve seen it before, the Harlem Globetrotters are in West Michigan for the week. They’ll be at the Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo showing off their basketball skills on Wednesday. After the game, the team will stick around for autographs, pictures, and a high-five session. The event start at 7 p.m. and tickets cost around $20. The team will be at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek on Thursday and at Van Andel Arena on Sunday.   2. […]