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‘I Am Legend’ Reboot Moving Forward Without Will Smith

Despite being one of the bigger hits of 2007, a sequel to 'I Am Legend' failed to materialize. Blame star Will Smith's unwillingness to do sequels or blame the film's rather definitive ending, which made a follow-up difficult. Seven years later, the franchise that wasn't is being rebooted and, no, Smith will not be involved.

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New Movies This Week: ‘Annabelle,’ ‘Gone Girl’ and ‘Left Behind’ [Video]

Three big movies arrive in theaters this weekend: a sequel to a 2013 horror blockbuster, an Oscar-hunting thriller and the film adaptation of a bestselling book series.

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Officer Accidentally Shoots Self Inside of Downtown Grand Rapids Court Building

It's being reported by WZZM-13 that a court officer accidentally shot himself reportedly while cleaning his gun inside the U.S. Bankruptcy Court building, which is next to the Grand Rapids Police Department in downtown Grand Rapids early Thursday afternoon.

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ArtPrize 2014: Detroit Artists Bring Animation Projection to UICA [Video]

"Peralux" from NewD Media is drawing attention. The 2014 ArtPrize entry has been seen in the public vote Top 25.

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Five Guys, Potbelly, More to Open at Centerpointe Mall

The recently-constructed building near Centerpointe Mall (roughly where Arnie's used to be located) will soon be home to four new restaurants, including one that is brand new to Grand Rapids.

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How Should Michigan Fund Higher Education Debate at GVSU

How should Michigan fund higher education is a question being asked across the state. In fact, across the state and nation, there has hardly been a time when greater pressure has been put on our colleges and universities to fulfill a dizzying array of functions. The demands are many: Colleges must produce  job seekers with competitive degrees.

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Adam Sandler Signs Deal to Star in Four Original Netflix Movies

Hot off the heels of their partnership with The Weinstein Co. to release their first original feature film ('Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2'), Netflix has announced yet another deal that will bring original movies to their subscription service. The company has just announced a deal with Adam Sandler for the exclusive rights to four upcoming movies that the comedian will star in and produce.

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Grand Rapids Drive Basketball Team To Start Selling Tickets Friday

Good news, basketball fans! You can start buying tickets on Friday for individual Grand Rapids Drive games.

Sales start at 10 a.m Friday. on the team's website, by emailing ticketinfo@nbagrandrapids.com, by calling 616-536-0220, or by visiting the team's storefront at 40 Monroe Center NW, Suite 11.

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Pink Hues for October Mean Breast Cancer Awareness Month [Infographic]

For American women, breast cancer is the second most common cancer -- second only to skin cancer.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month to raise the consciousness about the potentially fatal disease that affects about 12 percent of women in the U.S.

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Officials Warn Michigan Drivers: ‘Don’t Veer for Deer’

With the start of bow hunting season Wednesday, deer are on the move here in West Michigan. October and November are the riskiest months for deer-related vehicle accidents in Michigan.

Because of this, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and other organizations are coming up with new ways to bring the number of deer-related accidents down.

The Traffic Safety Coalition is trying to increase education when it comes to cars and deer by creating a video titled "Don't Veer For Deer", which will be shown in Michigan driver education courses.

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GRCC Warns of Scam Artist Claiming to be Fundraising for the College

A man knocking on doors here in Grand Rapids, claiming to be collecting cash donations for Grand Rapids Community College and the Boys and Girls Club of Grand Rapids, is actually attempting to scam people, according to GRCC.

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Moose Visits on Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Moose, a one-year old Shih Tzu, came by 100.5 The River to visit Andy Rent's "Andy in the Morning" show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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