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Free Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties in Grand Rapids, Grand Haven

The solar eclipse expected around dusk tonight may be safely seen at viewing parties in Grand Rapids and Grand Haven.

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20 Completely Batty Facts From ‘The Dark Knight’ in One Video

'The Dark Knight' is one of the most popular superhero movies ever. Heck, it might even be one of the most popular movies of any genre in the past 10 years. But, even if you think you've seen and read all there is on 'The Dark Knight,' you still might not know everything there is to know about one of the biggest movies of all-time.

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Acoustic Cafe Series Concert is Tonight at St. Cecilia Music Center

Tonight is the night! The Acoustic Café Series Concert at St. Cecilia Music Center with
Ralston Bowles and an all-star cast of musicians from Austin, Texas; Nashville; Traverse City; Lansing; Marquette; and Grand Rapids.

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RECALL ALERT: Serrano Peppers Sold At Meijer Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

Officials are warning the public that some Serrano peppers distributed by Meijer stores in Michigan are potentially contaminated with salmonella.

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First Look at Johnny Depp as the Big Bad Wolf in ‘Into the Woods’

The first 'Into the Woods' trailer left many people scratching their heads because it featured no singing for what is ostensibly a musical and it kept Johnny Depp, one of the biggest names in the cast, completely offscreen. However, Depp's Big Bad Wolf has made the cover of Entertainment Weekly (along with the rest of the ensemble cast), giving us our first look at Disney's favorite leading man in his latest wacky costume.

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Saturday, October 25 is Make a Difference Day in Grand Rapids

Now HEAR this! This Saturday, October 25 is an important day in Grand Rapids.

Throughout West Michigan, The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services and Quota Club will collect used hearing aids and refurbish them for people in West Michigan who have hearing loss and cannot afford to purchase aids.

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Photo courtesy of Downtown Market Grand Rapids
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Slows Bar B Q Coming to Grand Rapids

This afternoon, Downtown Market Grand Rapids announced that Slows Bar B Q is coming to Downtown Market.

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Drone Flyover Gives Early Look at Frederik Meijer Garden’s Japanese Garden [Video]

The Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is set to open to the public on June 13, 2015.

A drone flyover gives us an early look at what's to come.

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It’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

This week is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, with a theme, “Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future.”  There are many ways parents can reduce a child’s exposure to lead and prevent its serious health effects.

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James Cameron Explains Why Arnold Schwarzenegger is Old in ‘Terminator 5′

Arnold Schwarzenegger is 67 years old, which makes the idea of him playing an ageless, robotic killing machine in the upcoming 'Terminator: Genisys' seem oh-so-very silly [Ed. note: as silly as that title?]. However, it turns out that there's some fairly level-headed science fiction going on the explains Arnie's senior citizen appearance in the new film and it came courtesy of the franchise's original creator, James Cameron.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Soundtrack to Be Released on Cassette Tape in November

As successful as 'Guardians of the Galaxy' was at the box-office (and, as the highest-grossing film of the year, it certainly was that), the film's iconic soundtrack was equally as successful. "Awesome Mix Vol. 1" spent two weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and is currently the 10th largest selling album of 2014. You've been able to buy the digital album, the CD, vinyl and even a "Deluxe Edition," but so far, no actual cassette like the mix tape in the film. But, that's all about to change.

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