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Maria From Sesame Street is Leaving Show [Video]

Well this is a sad, but happy, story. It's the end of an era on Sesame Street as Sonia Manzano, the actress who has played Maria on the PBS children's program for 45 years, is retiring, but happily, of course.

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Which Houseguests are Most/Least Likely to win ‘Big Brother 17′? [Poll]

Big Brother has returned to CBS for its 17th season.

By the end of summer, one Big Brother Houseguest will be $500,000 richer, but one will be evicted before the end of the week.

Who do you think has the best/worst chance to win Big Brother?

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The Greatest Movie Characters of all Time

It’s summer, which means the movie studios are pulling out all the stops to get you into an air-conditioned theater to see the best that they can offer.

This past weekend, Ted 2 opened up, which features Mark Wahlberg and a talking teddy bear.

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The Best, Most Fab Cartoons from the 70s

Ahh, the good old 70's. Wait a minute, that was 40 + years ago or so, yikes! A real blast from the past.

So, let's blast back there and dream about some of our favorite cartoons.

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Keith Morrison Narrates Preview of ‘Dateline’ Episode About Grand Rapids Tutor/Student Sex Case [Video]

Earlier this year, 33-year-old tutor Abigail Simon was sentenced to up to 25 years in prison for having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old Grand Rapids Catholic Central student.

The case is being featured on Dateline on Thursday at 8 p.m.

NBC's Keith Morrison narrates a preview of the episode.

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‘Dateline’ Featuring Abigail Simon Tutor/Student Sex Case on Thursday

In January, former Catholic Central High School tutor Abigail Simon was sentenced to eight to 25 years in prison for having a sexual relationship with a student.

WOOD-TV reports Dateline will feature the story on June 4.

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Justin Bieber and Late Late Show’s James Corden do a Mini Road Trip [Video]

Happy Memorial Day, all.  Possibly it's a lazy day, just hanging out, on your computer scanning different web sites. Here's some fun for you.

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New Netflix Instant Releases: June 2015

Next month brings a whole new batch of streaming content to Netflix Instant, including the Wachowskis’ new original series Sense8, as well as Orange Is the New Black Season 3, and the Netflix Original documentary on the life of the legendary Nina Simone. In addition, some new seasons of your favorite television shows, as well as beloved classic films and recent favorites. Read on for your guide to the new Netflix Instant releases arriving in June.

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A Parrot’s Creepy Laugh is Scary [Video]

You have to see this. A parrot creeps through an open door, walks around a bit, and lets out the most maniacal super-villain laugh ever.

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GSN’s Dating Show ‘It Takes A Church’ Features Revolution Christian Ministries of Grand Rapids on May 14

GSN’s matchmaking show "It Takes A Church" is featuring Grand Rapids' Revolution Christian Ministries

The show sends bachelorette Charde Perry on dates with bachelors selected by members of her congregation.

The episode airs Thursday, May 14 at 8:00 p.m. on GSN.

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The Most Memorable Catch Phrases from Action Movies [Video]

Everyone knows that the best part of an action movie is the one-liner. You know, the famous catch phrase that the hero utters before or after his big scene? That is unless you’re Arnold Schwarzenegger, then you get about ten memorable quotes per film.

The website Ranker.com has put together a fun list of famous catch phrases from action films.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Characters Khaleesi and Arya Becoming Popular Baby Names

"Game of Thrones" continues to grow in popularity. The HBO show is regularly the highest-rated show on cable, it also beats most broadcast television shows in the ratings.

That popularity is carrying over into baby names.

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