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Social Kitchen & Bar Coming to Downtown Market in Grand Rapids

Downtown Market has announced a new restaurant opening this year.

Social Kitchen & Bar will open at Downtown Market late this summer or in fall.

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2015 Oscars: J.K. Simmons Wins Best Supporting Actor

It seemed inevitable, and there were some other great contenders, but J.K. Simmons has been awarded the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor at the 2015 Academy Awards. Simmons took home the statue for his fantastic, unnerving role as Fletcher, the intimidating band instructor in Whiplash.

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16-Year-Old Detroit Teen Is Running His Own Record Label

One industrious Detroit teen decided to make his love of vinyl his profession by starting his own record label, Jett Plastic Recordings.

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Boxing Champ Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Agrees to Fight Manny Pacquaio for World Welterweight Title in May

Undefeated professional boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., is returning to the ring in May.

The 37-year-old Grand Rapids native, now of Las Vegas, has agreed to box Manny Pacquaio in a welterweight world championship unification bout on May 2 to be broadcast live on pay-per-view.

The fight is to be at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

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‘Preachers of Detroit’ Premieres on Oxygen [Video]

Oxygen Media is expanding the network’s popular "Preachers" franchise to Motown with the season premiere Friday night of “Preachers of Detroit."

The series, based in Detroit, focuses on themes of faith, family, and friendship as seven men and women of the cloth share their lives, transformations and triumphs in and out of the pulpit. It airs at 8 p.m. EST Friday.

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Michigan Makes 10 Most Miserable States

As we head out into the coldest day of the year, it's not very gratifying to find out the Mitten State has slipped into the top 10 of the most miserable states in the U.S.

The annual Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index is out, and Michigan is the ninth most miserable state in the union.

At the other end of the spectrum, Alaska is the happiest state.

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New Movies (This Weekend) Include ‘The DUFF,’ ‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2′ and ‘McFarland, USA’ [Video]

Want to stay out of the cold and in a movie theater?

Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Biel, Kevin Costner and Maria Bello are among the stars of this weekend's new movie releases.

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Great Lakes Ice Coverage Grows Over 15 Percent in Three Days

Great Lakes ice coverage was measured over 85 percent on February 18, 2015.

On February 15, total ice coverage was under 70 percent.

Watch an animation that shows how quickly the ice has grown over the past 30 days.

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East Kentwood Basketball’s Brent Kimbrel Named High School Athlete of the Week

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Michigan Records Safest Hunting Season, No Fatal Accidents in 2014

The Michigan DNR reports that Michigan recorded no fatalities during all hunting seasons in 2014. It is the first time no fatalities have been recorded over an entire year of hunting in Michigan.

Ten hunting incidents involving injuries were recorded in Michigan in 2014. Nine in the Lower Peninsula and one in the Upper Peninsula. 

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Michigan in Bottom 10 of List Ranking States by Well-Being

The annual Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index report is out.

Michigan is in the bottom ten of the list which ranks states by their overall well-being.

Alaska tops the list, while West Virginia ranks 50th.

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Just In Time For Lent: Bacon-Wrapped Pizza

If you were thinking of giving up pizza for lent, good luck.

Little Caesars is going to make it completely impossible because if you love pizza and you love bacon, this is for you.

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