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Poldark, Season 2: Set Tour

Poldark, Season 2: Set Tour

Actress Eleanor Tomlinson gives us a tour of the Poldark studio set.

How Trump’s economic proposals offer visions from the past

How Trump’s economic proposals offer visions from the past

Do Trump's economic proposals recall other visions for economic development over history?

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Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids anticipates President Trump and Pope Francis meeting

Since President Eisenhower every U.S. President has met with the Pope. President Donald Trump and Pope Francis meet...

Unknown irritant sickens students, staff at Michigan school

About 20 students and staff members at a western Michigan school have been treated for breathing problems caused by...

Michigan to receive nearly $400,000 in Target settlement

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says the state will receive nearly $400,000 from an $18.5 million settlement...

Teacher retirement system back on the agenda in Lansing

A showdown is brewing in Lansing over the fate of teacher retirements. Teachers can currently choose between a full...

LZ Story Blog

LZ Michigan: Remember, Honor, Celebrate

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We begin a new segment on LZ Michigan: Remember, Honor, Celebrate.

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The Wall That Heals

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We talk LZ Michigan each month. Today we talk about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and The Wall That Heals with Tim Tetz and Tim Eernisse.

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A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF MY TIME IN SERVICE IN WORLD WAR II

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At the end of August 1944 the 10th Armored Division was sent to Camp Shanks, New York, the port of embarkation for Europe. The division boarded ship on Sept. 12, 1944 and we arrived at Cherbourg, France on Sept. 23, 1944.

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Creating Vietnam Veterans

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When the Lord was creating Vietnam veterans, He was into His 6th day of overtime when an angel appeared. "You're certainly doing a lot of fiddling around on this one." And God said, "Have you seen the specs on this order? A Nam vet has to be able to run 5 miles through the bush with a full pack on

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ARMY

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The following prose, titled The Wall, was written in tribute to the many brave patriots who died in service to their flag and country while serving in Vietnam. G. Cargo MACV 1968,1969 How many comrades, dear to heart Reside in name and spirit on it's slate black granite panels? Their souls reach out to you And touch yours, accross the narrow pathway That seperates today from the past And in confus

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ARMY

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I was drafted into the Army on February 2, 1968 at Fort Wayne in Detroit Michigan. I was stationed at Fort Knox, Ky for Basic Combat Training then, did my Advanced Individual Training stint at Fort Bragg, NC before shipping out to Vietnam in September of 1968. As a Radio Telephone Operator I was fortunate to be assigned to serve with D Troop 3rd Squadron 5th Cavalry Regiment(Air) at Camp Bearcat a

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Language Artists

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Creating art and crafting written word come together for thousands of students at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. GRAM has worked closely with Grand Rapids Public Schools and literacy experts to create this program specially designed to develop reading, writing, and verbal communications skills for third grade students. The students develop their writing skills by viewing and discussing artwork at GR

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Purposeful Play + Artful Learning

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GRAM invites parents, educators, and children ages 0 – 5 to discover its collection and everything the Museum has to offer. Purposeful Play + Artful Learning lesson plans and discovery packs feature activities designed to increase fine and gross motor skills, further cognitive and emotional development with discovery and play, and activate interpersonal communication. To learn more about Purposefu

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GRAM Summer/Winter Art Camps

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GRAM art camps provide children ages 4 through 13 with the opportunity to experience creativity and innovation in a unique and transformative setting. Campers take part in observation and discussion in the Museum’s galleries, discovery and hands-on activities in the studio, and collaborative problem solving processes through communication and creation. Wolverine Worldwide Foundation and BDO USA, L

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GRAMStudio: Drop-In Family Saturdays

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The next time you visit the Museum on a Saturday, be sure to drop in to GRAMStudio to enjoy hands-on art making and gallery activities. This is a great free, all-ages activity for the whole family to enjoy, and each the activities rotate regularly with a changing theme each month. GRAM is able to offer this program at no additional cost to our visitors thanks to sponsorship from Amway. More detail

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NPR National News

24 Million Children At Risk In Mideast Conflicts, Says UNICEF

"Beyond the bombs, bullets and explosions, countless children are dying in silence from diseases that could easily...

How The Biggest Animal On Earth Got So Big

Whales might be the largest animals on the planet, but they haven't always been so huge. Researchers say the ocean...