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‘Birdman’Tribute to the Real Bird, Big Bird [Video]

With the movie "Birdman" taking home four Oscars on Sunday night, I thought we should honor "Birdman," err, the real bird man, Caroll Spinney -- Big Bird.

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The Oscars Are Sunday; Are You Excited? [Video]

Movie fans everywhere are counting down the days -- and hours -- until the Academy Awards are handed out.

Who or what will win? Surprises or nope, not really?

We've waited for more than a month since the nominees were announced. The Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards have already been handed out, so the pressure is on.

Were The Globes and SAG awards really a predictor of who and what will win? We'll know this Sunday, beginning at 7 p.m. EST.

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Walks for Warmth Help Keep Michigan Families Warm [Sponsored]

Consumers Energy is encouraging the public this winter to take part in Walks for Warmth, which help raise money to keep Michigan families warm.

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It’s All About the Gumbo As The B.O.B. Serves Up Fat Tuesday

It was all about the gumbo Tuesday at The B.O.B. Make that Fat Tuesday at The B.O.B.

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Matt Milhouse
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Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park’s Butterfly Exhibition Opens March 1

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park’s annual Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition opens March 1 and runs through April 30.

Butterflies Are Blooming will mark 20 years by bringing more than 7,000 tropical butterflies to West Michigan.

More than 170,000 people visit the exhibit each year, Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park officials said.

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Forest Hills Central, Grandville, Holland and West Ottawa Student-Athletes Win Scholarships

The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected 14 student-athletes from Class A member schools to receive scholarships through its Scholar-Athlete Award program.

Recipients include students from Grandville, Holland, West Ottawa and Forest Hills Central high schools.

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Fun Trivia With Friday 5 the Hard Way

Friday mornings are always fun on "Andy in the Morning," as we play the trivia game, Friday 5 the Hard Way. A listener must answer all five questions correctly to win fabulous prizes. Okay, a prize.

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Little Girl Does Not Want to Build a Snowman [Video]

I haven't even seen the movie "Frozen", but I've heard references to it so many times I don't even feel like I need to.

Kids can't get enough of it, though. Except this little girl. Her name is Emma, she does not like her dad's "Frozen" references, and she does NOT want to build a snowman. 

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New International Version Bible is Available Through an App

What will they develop next?

Now, you can get the Bible on your phone. I kid you not. 

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Griffins
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Griffins Introduce 20th Anniversary Logo for Next Season

It's hard to believe, but the Grand Rapids Griffins will take to the ice for their 20th season in 2015-16,. 20 years, are you kidding? My how the puck flies.

Last Friday, they introduced a 20th anniversary logo that will be at the forefront of their year-long celebration.

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Fun Friday Trivia with Friday 5 the Hard Way

More Friday morning trivia with Friday 5 the Hard Way.

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Public Museum
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Avast Matey! How Would you Like to Make a Pirate Commercial? Arrrgh.

Think you'd like to make a TV commercial?

Get your cameras ready. The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced today that it’s now accepting entries for their Pirate Parody Commercial Contest. The contest is open now through February 9, 2015.

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