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Chrysler’s Launching ‘Born Makers’ for 2015 Chrysler 200 with Bob Dylan and Kevin Yon [Video]

Chrysler debuts its "Born Makers" marketing and advertising campaign today to mark the launch the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200.

The "Born Makers" commercials are narrated by Kevin Yon, a Rockford resident who is the voice behind the Chrysler brand's "Born of Fire" commercial that debuted during Super Bowl XLV, and features Detroit-born artist-singer MoZella performing the vocals behind the Minnesota-born Bob Dylan's "Things Have Changed" track.

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Wear a Life Jacket [Sponsored]

Many look forward to relaxing and playing out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, says to keep you and those around you safe on the water when boating.

Here's a boating tip to help you stay safe out there: Make sure to wear a life jacket.

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Have a Donut (Or a Dozen) for National Donut Day [Video]

If you put down that morning Cruller or Long John because you're trying to watch your figure or keep your blood sugar from skyrocketing, go ahead and have one today. Just tell yourself it's National Donut Day.

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New Movies This Week: ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ and ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ [Video]

This week in theaters, two highly different movies arrive: the first, a science-fiction action-adventure; the second, an uplifting story of hope rising against all odds.

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Michigan Peach Crop Damaged By Cold Winter

Our long, cold winter raised concerns over local crops.

Now that spring has arrived, we have a better idea of how much damaged was caused by the cold temperatures.

Michigan's peach crop is among those hurt by our cold winter.

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100.5 The River’s Summer Vacation Fund $10,000 Winner Announced

Congratulations to Jennifer Melton.

She's won $10,000 in 100.5 The River's Summer Vacation Fund cash contest!

Jennifer was driving when we called her to share the news.

Just imagine getting that call on your way to work, right?

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Michigan Offers Free Fishing, Free State Park Admission, and No ORV Fees This Weekend

As summer kicks off, the State of Michigan invites all to enjoy the outdoors!

Anyone in Michigan may enjoy free fishing and no permit/license fees for ORVs on June 7 - 8.

There will also be no charge for admission to Michigan State Parks on June 8.

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Grand Rapids National Weather Service: Torrential Downpours and Isolated Severe Storms Today

The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids office reports:
Potential for torrential downpours and isolated severe storms this afternoon and evening."

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Cold Lake Michigan Water Temperatures Create Risk

Memorial Day weekend brought near-perfect weather across Michigan.

Many enjoyed the water over the holiday.

Even with outdoor temperatures in the 80s, the cold waters of Lake Michigan still create a big risk.

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Swimming And Kayaking With Ice In Lake Superior Over Memorial Day Weekend [Video]

There was still ice on Lake Superior over Memorial Day weekend, but that didn't stop swimmers and kayakers from braving the cold waters.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Rules

The Memorial Day weekend brought with it the third Marvel superhero movie of 2014 and like 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' opened to over $90 million at the box office. Sure, people online keep on wondering if audiences are getting tired of comic book films, but the box office keeps on saying otherwise.

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New Movies This Week: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ and ‘Blended’ [Video]

It's been like three whole weeks since we've had a new major comic-book movie hit theaters, so you can all relax now—the X-Men are back! As are Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, in their their third rom-com together.

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