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Universal Rebooting Classic Monsters Into Shared Universe

Few movie studios have a legacy as clearly defined by horror movies as Universal, who made their name in the early days of cinema with films like 'Dracula,' 'Frankenstein,' 'The Wolfman' and 'The Mummy.' And no one seems to be more aware of the importance those icons have than the studio itself. Why else would they be launching a massive campaign to revive their classic monsters in a series of films over the next few years?

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Want to Know How Ramen Noodles Are Made? [Video]

If you've ever been young and hurting for money, chances are you've dined on the culinary sensation that is Ramen noodles. Now, you can see just how they come to be.

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WZZM-13: Disturbing Details Revealed in Deaths of Wyoming Victims [Video]

By Bob Brenzing and Christa E Graban | WZZM-13

Wyoming police have released more details about last week's triple homicide.

Brooke Slocum, 18, and Charles Oppenneer, 25, were killed last week. Slocum's soon-to-be born baby also died.

Brady Oestrike, the suspect in the murders, took his own life on Thursday (July 17) after a chase with police.

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World-Renowned Ballerina Asks ‘Rehab Addict’ Nicole Curtis to Save Her Former Grand Rapids Home From Demolition

A renowned ballerina and Grand Rapids native has reached out to a reality TV star, asking her to save the West Side house where she grew up. A city zoning board approved its demolition last week.

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Grand Rapids’ 5K Foamfest Organizers Cancel Race – Offer No Refund

Organizers of a 5K run in Grand Rapids have cancelled their event and are refusing to issue refunds to runners. In fact, instead of a refund, racers are being offered free registration to other races in the future.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ Can’t Wipe Out ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

Despite three very different new challengers, 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' continued to rule over the box office this weekend. This doesn't spell disaster for the newcomers, but it does spell further success for the sequel to 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes,' which is riding extremely positive word of mouth to a big box office tally.

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800 Researchers From 36 Countries in Grand Rapids This Week

Another large conference/convention is here in Grand Rapids, and it's a real feather in our hat to have it here this weekend.

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On Tap with Summer Craft Beer Festival 2014 [Photos]

John Ball Park was the venue and craft beers were the main course Saturday.

The fourth annual Summer Craft Beer Festival poured, played, entertained and fed hundreds from across Grand Rapids, West Michigan and beyond on a summery afternoon and early evening with sunshine and temperatures creeping into the low 80s.

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West Michigan Whitecaps Host First 3-D Printed T-Ball Game Tonight [Video]

Baseball is a sport that has been built on traditions for more than 150 years. Tonight, tradition will meet the future when the West Michigan Whitecaps host the first-ever game played by using equipment printed by 3D, or additive manufacturing, technology.

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Summer Skin-Care Tips: Hydrate, Use Sunscreen & Exfoliate

Proper skin care is essential in order to prevent harmful, long-lasting consequences to your skin. Here are three ways you can keep your epidermis in the best possible shape:

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Meet Fastest Pancake Flipper in the World [Video]

Making pancakes can be a fun treat, but it may not be nearly as fun as watching this guy whip up a batch.

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‘Space Invaders’ Movie, Based on ’80s Arcade Game, to Descend Upon Theaters

We have our 'Wreck-It Ralph,' various video game-adapted movies, and even a feature-length 'Angry Birds' film on the way, but now Hollywood is continuing the rich traditional of creating worlds around our favorite nostalgic items with the announcement of a 'Space Invaders' movie.

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