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Boy Banned From Wearing My Little Pony Backpack Receives Outpouring of Support

My Little Pony is causing one big problem.

Grayson Bruce, a 9-year-old boy from Buncombe County, North Carolina, has been ordered by school officials not to bring his My Little Pony backpack to school anymore because it makes him a target for bullies

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Jennifer Hudson Leaves Weight Watchers

Jennifer Hudson is shedding the role of Weight Watchers spokeswoman.

The singer and actress has announced her split from the weight-loss brand after four years.

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Jason Segel Posed For a Photo at Grand Rapids Krispy Kreme

Coolio! Jason Segel posed for a photo at the Grand Rapids Krispy Kreme!

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2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview

The 2014 NCAA men's basketball tournament field of 68 has been set. Here's a preview of what to expect in each region:

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Need For Speed’ Sputters

If the goal for 'Need For Speed' was to replicate the success of the 'Fast and Furious' films, then the film's opening weekend is not promising.

Opening in third place, the video-game adaptation was overtaken by two of last week's releases, making this potential franchise dead on arrival (or D.O.A.).

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Category: Movies, News, us news
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Kristin Cavallari Opens Up About Her Decision to Not Vaccinate Her Kids

Kristin Cavallari is now a wife and mother of one (soon to be two!), and the 'Laguna Beach' and 'Hills' star recently opened up about her controversial decision to not get her kids vaccinated.

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Best Ways to Get More Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for staying healthy, and there are several ways for you to get more of it.

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Category: Food, Health, News
The Ann Street exit was closed along U.S. 131 because of a chemical reaction at the Haviland Enterprises Inc. plant on Thursday. (Photo: Tim Harris)
The Ann Street exit was closed along U.S. 131 because of a chemical reaction at the Haviland Enterprises Inc. plant on Thursday. (Photo: Tim Harris)
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WZZM-13: Chemical Reaction Contained in Grand Rapids [Video]

The Grand Rapids Fire Department said residents were not in danger following a chemical reaction Thursday morning at a plant on the city's West Side, WZZM-13 reports.

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Delaware Man’s Legacy Includes Hilarious Obituary

He may have died, but his obituary killed.

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Category: Humor, Inspirational, News, Rock
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Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Postal Service)
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U.S. Postal Services Unveils Jimi Hendrix Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service was at center stage today at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, with the dedication and release of the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp.

Recognized as one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century, Hendrix displayed an innovative style that embraced the influences of rock, R&B, modern jazz and the blues.

The Hendrix stamp goes on sale today at post offices nationwide; online from the U.S. Postal Service or eBay; or by calling (800) 782-6724.

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Two Dead, 23 Injured by Driver at SXSW

UPDATE: Local news outlet Statesman reports the alleged driver is 21-year-old Rashad Charjuan Owens.

Tragedy has befallen SXSW, the music industry's biggest event, currently taking place in Austin, Texas. A driver plowed into a crowd of people outside the Mohawk venue, where rapper Tyler, The Creator was performing as part of the Vans showcase on late Wednesday night (March 12), killing two and injuring 23 more, sending them to the hospital.

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From the National Weather Service: More Brr!

The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids office has some advice for tonight with it's forecast: Button up.

Brr.

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