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  • New exhibit opens at Grand Rapids Children’s Museum

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Thursday marks the grand opening of The Happy Animal Clinic, a new exhibit at the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum. General admission will be dropped to $1.50 for the 6:15 p.m. ribbon cutting, where families can interact with real dogs training for Paws with a Cause. The new exhibit features stuffed animals, an x-ray station, ultrasound machine and a raceway for kids to learn and play to the fullest extent. “The museum is all about open-ended play,” […]

  • Comedian, Kalamazoo-native talks new docuseries on Comedy Central

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — He grew up in Kalamazoo and now is getting ready to head into the national spotlight. Comedian Jordan Klepper talked LIVE with Mike Avery on Fox 17 Morning New Wednesday about the upcoming premiere of his new docuseries “Klepper”. The show takes Klepper to the front line of American activism featuring stories of  Veterans dealing with PTSD, education for undocumented students, and protesting a major oil pipeline. The series airs Thursday at 10:30 p.m. EST on […]

  • Comedian Derek Richards at Dr. Grins this weekend

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Derek Richards is a Michigan native who is bringing his politically incorrect humor to the stage. Check out Dr Grins website for show times.

  • Attorney General Barr to release redacted Mueller report

    (CNN) — The Mueller report is coming: Attorney General William Barr is expected Thursday to release a redacted version of Robert Mueller’s report detailing the findings of the special counsel investigation. The redacted report, which is nearly 400 pages, will fill in some — but likely not all — of the details explaining what Mueller’s team uncovered during the 22-month investigation that’s hung like a cloud over Donald Trump’s presidency while the special counsel investigated possible collusion between Trump’s team and Russia and […]

  • A sign of spring! Shamrock Shake is back at McDonald’s ☘️

    If you like Shamrock Shakes, your Irish luck has started a little early. McDonald’s announced on social media Wednesday that the Shamrock Shake is back. “The minty moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here: the Shamrock Shake is back!” they said in the post. Of course it’s just for a limited of time.

  • The Friday Funnies: Christmas Edition

  • Scientists: Michigan may need stronger standard for toxins

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s standard for protecting drinking water from certain toxic chemicals may not be strong enough to safeguard human health, a scientific panel convened by Republican Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday. The finding by the Michigan PFAS Science Advisory Committee highlighted a 99-page report to state officials grappling with the emergence of pollution from man-made chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. The group of chemicals is used in thousands of applications, from firefighting […]

  • FDA approves two cancer treatments

    (CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration approved two cancer treatments, Vitrakvi and Xospata, this week after expedited reviews. Vitrakvi, approved Monday, is “a treatment for adult and pediatric patients whose cancers have a specific genetic feature (biomarker).” The FDA said in a statement that it is the second approved cancer treatment that is based on a tumor biomarker instead of the place in the body where the tumor originated. Vitrakvi will be used for the treatment of solid […]

  • FOX 17 Morning crew hosts chili cook off with area fire department

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The FOX 17 Morning Crew is kicking off a new week, by hosting a chili cook off. Firefighters from across Muskegon County joined us in studio to see which team member had the best pot. Nicole DiDonato won first place for her recipe; Mike, Deanna, Davis, and Erica came in right behind her. White Chicken Chili Recipe Ingredients: Chicken Breast, Pepper Jack Cheese 8oz., 16oz. Medium Salsa, 48oz. Navy Beans. Cut up chicken into chunks, cook […]

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