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Fireworks Season Means Enjoying Community Displays, Celebrating Safely [Video/Infographic]

It's the season for fireworks, which are synonymous with Independence Day celebrations.

July 4 marks the 238th anniversary this year of the United States' independence from England through the Declaration of Independence. It means celebrating our nation's founding through community events, with professionally-done aerial fireworks displays such as the Amway Family Fireworks on July 5 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids.

If consumer fireworks are used at home or elsewhere, enjoy them safely to protect lives and property while embracing Independence Day.

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Michael Valdez, ThinkStock
Michael Valdez, ThinkStock
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Independence Day Weekend Fireworks and Activities in West Michigan – 2014

Independence Day weekend will bring many opportunities to celebrate and enjoy fireworks in West Michigan in 2014.

Take a look at our list and have a great Independence Day weekend!

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Think Like a Man Too’ Schools ‘Jersey Boys’

Unless your movie was named 'Jersey Boys,' this was a pretty excellent weekend at the box office for all parties involved. A new film opened big in the number one spot, last week's champions held on strong, and others continued to perform well further down the charts. But boy, it really kinda' sucks to be 'Jersey Boys.'

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Got Burned? 5 Ways to Treat a Sunburn

The summer sun is out in full force, relentlessly attacking our skin with UV rays. Here's what to do if you get a sunburn.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ’22 Jump Street’ Schools ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2′

Everyone expected '22 Jump Street' and 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' to open well, but you won't find many people who expected the raunchy R-rated comedy to open bigger than the family friendly animated adventure. But here we are! Both films opened well, but '22 Jump Street,' like the first film, is has taken a hammer to all expectations.

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New Movies This Week: ’22 Jump Street’ and ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2′ [Video]

A pair of wildly different sequels to surprise hits arrive in theaters this weekend—one for kids that adults may also like, the other about adults who disguise themselves as kids.

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New Movies This Week: ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ and ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ [Video]

This week in theaters, two highly different movies arrive: the first, a science-fiction action-adventure; the second, an uplifting story of hope rising against all odds.

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(Photo by Putu Sayoga/Getty Images)
(Photo by Putu Sayoga/Getty Images)
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10 Funniest Cat Videos [Video]

This list of the 10 funniest cat videos cover many of the outlandish predicaments that these cute and cuddly felines somehow get themselves into.

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Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty Images
Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty Images
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Sunday Morning: 20 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Louis C.K.

Now that we've reached the midpoint of the latest season of Louis C.K.'s great TV show 'Louie,' can we just go ahead and declare it the smartest comedy series of the '00s?

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Sean Gallup/Getty Images
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A Day in the Life of the Internet [Infographic]

The Internet is essential in our personal and professional lives.

Many of our daily routines exist online.

While many know the Internet is enormous, it's only when you look at the facts that you begin see how big it truly is

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Don’t Do This at Home! Funny Barbecue Flops [Video]

Have you fired up the grill this weekend?  After all it is the Memorial Day weekend, but since it's already Monday, what are you waiting for?

Saturday, I posted some fabulous recipes for some 'killer' barbeque foods.  And, if you're still challenged on what to cook, it's still here on our website.  But, today I thought it would be fun to find some hilarious barbeque flops.  I mean, there folks shouldn't be allowed near a grill.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Rules

The Memorial Day weekend brought with it the third Marvel superhero movie of 2014 and like 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' opened to over $90 million at the box office. Sure, people online keep on wondering if audiences are getting tired of comic book films, but the box office keeps on saying otherwise.

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