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Stan Lee Makes Animated Cameo in ‘Big Hero 6’ [Video]

‘Big Hero 6’ may only be tangentially related to the Marvel comic on which it is based and completely unconnected to the larger Marvel cinematic universe, but it still has the obligatory Stan Lee cameo. Yes, this is an animated movie featuring an animated version of the legendary comic book icon/Marvel mascot. But hey, it’s a tradition at this point.

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Holland High School Girls’ Swimming’s Taylor Garcia Named Athlete of the Week

Holland High School girls' swimming and diving's Taylor Garcia, who captured two MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 girls' swimming and diving individual state titles last week, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week honoree.

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ Trailer: The Force Has Awakened!

The 'Star Wars: Episode 7' trailer may only be 88 seconds long, but you're going to spend the rest of your day watching this over and over again.

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Jeff ‘The Animal Guy’ Musial Entertains, Informs in East Grand Rapids Shows [Photos]

Jeff "The Animal Guy" Musial visited East Grand Rapids on Sunday.

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‘Elf: The Musical’ Hits Grand Rapids’ DeVos Performance Hall This Weekend [Video]

Discover your inner elf with "Elf: The Musical."

The touring Broadway production is at DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Avenue NW in Grand Rapids today through Sunday through Broadway Grand Rapids.

Performances are 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, with tickets still available through Ticketmaster online and its ticket centers; DeVos Place convention center and Van Andel Arena box offices; or by telephone at (800) 982-2787.

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Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree In Grand Rapids, West Michigan

As Christmas nears, the search for the perfect Christmas tree is on.

Check our guide to Christmas trees in greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan. 

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Some Stores Stayed Closed Thanksgiving Day; What a Concept

Did you make it out shopping on Thanksgiving Day, better known at Black Thursday?

You know, it's what Black Friday used to start in the morning on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Remember those good old days?

Then some stores bumped it to midnight -- and customers lined up.

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Thanksgiving Day is Family, Friends, Food, and…..FOOTBALL!

Happy Thanksgiving, everybody. My sincere wishes for all, is that it will be a happy, family, day. Oh, there is one more thing.  ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL!

Football on Thanksgiving. Now that is American. I can't remember when there wasn't a game or two on, and here in Michigan, it's been tradition that it's the Lions.

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Wanna Know How to Get Rid of the Hiccups?

How can I get rid of the hiccups? Like why are the Kardashians famous, it's a question that continues to plague humanity. In fact, it's one of the most searched for queries online, so can someone please answer it?

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Turkey Trot for Good Health and Kids is Today in Downtown GR

The annual fun-run Turkey Trot is today. I know it's Thanksgiving, but, before you eat, move your feet!

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What’s Most Delicious Thanksgiving Side Dish?

Thanksgiving is creeping up on us quicker than the time it takes to finish your first helping and delve into seconds.

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WZZM-13: Former Catholic Central Tutor Found Guilty on Four of Five Sex Charges

On Wednesday, a Kent County Circuit Court jury found a former Catholic Central High School tutor guilty of four of the five felony charges she faced for having sex with a 15-year-old student, our news-gathering partner WZZM-13 reported.

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