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2,000 Gymnasts Competing at Gymnastics on the Grand This Weekend

More than gymnasts will compete at the fifth annual Gymnastics on the Grand this weekend at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids.

Carly Patterson, the 2004 Summer Olympics all-around gold medalist, will be on hand to meet with fans and sign autographs throughout the weekend.

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Eli Is Looking For a Good Home [Sponsored]

Eli, one of the cutest kittens to visit our studios, came in meowing today for my "Andy in the Morning" show's Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Mindy Kaling Explains Why Her ‘Mindy Project’ Always Comes With a Warning Label

If you're a fan of Mindy Kaling's 'The Mindy Project,' you're probably pretty well-acquainted with the show's warnings, which often clue viewers into some particularly raunchy and/or ribald material ahead. Kaling, of course, doesn't always intend for her program to basically involve a skull and crossbones warning, it's just something that happens. Still, that doesn't means that she doesn't sort of relish it.

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Brady Hoke and Mark Dantonio meet before Michigan and Michigan State kicked off Saturday, Oct. 25. (Getty Images)
Brady Hoke and Mark Dantonio meet before Michigan and Michigan State kicked off Saturday, Oct. 25. (Getty Images)
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Is Brady Hoke’s Firing Good or Bad for Michigan State? [Poll]

Or does it matter at all?

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University of Michigan Football Coach Brady Hoke Fired [Video]

After four seasons at the helm, University of Michigan Football Coach Brady Hoke was let go Tuesday.

University of Michigan Interim Director of Athletics Jim Hackett made the announcement at a news conference in Ann Arbor, saying he had come to the decision on Sunday night.

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ Trailer Beats ‘Avengers 2’ Record

Much was made about how the ‘Avengers 2' trailer broke online viewing records for 2014, shattering the previous record by ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’. But, records were made to be broken and it took just over a month for the ‘Avengers 2’ trailer to be surpassed, not surprisingly by the ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ trailer, which, if it keeps up at its current pace, could set the all-time record for trailer views.

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Next ‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Trailer to Be Attached to ‘Avengers 2′

The ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ trailer just premiered online last week, but if you’re already starved for new footage (and, who could blame you after that teaser), we’ve got word on when you can see the next ‘Star Wars’ trailer. The bad news is you’re going to have to wait a while. The good news is, you were going to see ‘Avengers 2’ anyway, so now you have the added bonus of seeing a new ‘Star Wars: Episode 7' trailer before Iron Man and Captain America start punching on some evil robots.

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Christmas Shopping Primer/Countdown

Thanksgiving and Black Friday have come and gone. So have Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.

After all, you've only got until Christmas Eve to do your shopping for Christmas.

Here's a list of some stores and restaurants to visit as you continue your Christmas shopping.

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Today is Giving Tuesday for The Salvation Army: Your Donation Will be Doubled

Today is "Giving Tuesday" celebration for the Salvation Army of Kent County. It is very significant today, as the Salvation Army of Kent County announced they have received a $30,00 matching gift.

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Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator
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Ottawa County Announces Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator, Michigan Invests $500,000

The Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator, announced in Ottawa County today, will specialize in helping farmers and entrepreneurs turn their ag-tech machine, equipment, or software ideas and inventions into successful businesses.

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Material Girl: Madonna Tops List of World’s Richest Recording Artists

Pop music icon Madonna was atop a list released today by Wealth-X of the world's top 10 richest recording artists.

The 56-year-old Michigan native, who now lives in the United Kingdom, has a net worth of $800 million to rank ahead of British rock-and-roll legend Paul McCartney.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Mockingjay’ Crushes Thanksgiving Weekend

Appropriately, the Thanksgiving holiday box office was all about the leftovers. While two high profile new releases struggled to open, films from the past few weeks continued to do solid business. In fact, this was one of the most varied weekends at the box office in quite some time, with YA adaptations, animated family movies, epic blockbusters, and small independent films all performing better than expected.

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