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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Tomorrowland’ and ‘Poltergeist’ [Video]

Something for everyone at the theater this weekend. This week's new movies are led by a reboot of a classic horror movie and another epic film from Disney.

View full trailers and Grand Rapids showtimes.

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Dog Flu Confirmed in Grand Rapids [Video]

This spring an outbreak of canine influenza sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the states surrounding Michigan.

Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana have all seen cases of the virus, some of them deadly.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has now confirmed three cases of dog flu in Michigan: two in Grand Rapids and one in Macomb County, Wood TV 8 reports.

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Heartwarming Story About a Sheriff Deputy’s Car and His Son [Video]

Get the hankies out because you're going to need them.

I found this story about Sheriff's deputy Sam Brownlee, who was killed in the line of duty while working as a deputy in Colorado’s Weld County in 2010. His son, Tanner, was 15 at the time.

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Another Gastronomic Delight Coming to a Hamburger Joint

What do a hamburger, hot dog and chips have in common?

They're all in one sandwich!

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What’s a Pay Phone? [Video]

If you were born in the 1900s, boy that make me feel old, you'll get a kick out of this. Realistically, if you were born anytime before December 31, 1999, you'll love this.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Pitch Perfect 2,’ ‘Good Kill’ and ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ [Video]

Pitch Perfect 2 and Mad Max: Fury Road lead the way for this week's new movies.

See all the trailers and Grand Rapids showtimes!

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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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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Hot Pursuit,’ ‘Maggie’ and ‘The D Train’ [Video]

This weeks new movies include a lot of big names, but it remains to be seen if there are any blockbusters.

See trailers for all of this week's new movies with Grand Rapids showtimes.

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Dog Rats Out Other Dog…He Pooped, Not Me! [Video]

This is one of the cutest videos I have seen. The story is a real "who done it," doggy style.

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Should Voting be Mandatory? [Poll]

The idea of mandatory voting has received attention this spring after President Barack Obama discussed it in Cleveland on March 18.

Should voting be mandatory in the United States?

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Did Jamie Foxx Butcher the National Anthem at the Mayweather/Pacquiao Fight? [Video]

The "fight of the century," or so it was called by some, is over. The Mayweather/Paaquiao fight was Saturday night, and Floyd Mayweather won by unanimous decision in 12 rounds.

Did you see it? By all reports is was very under whelming. Many were disappointed at the lack of actual fighting. However, that wasn't the only topic of conversation.

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Marilyn Mosby Announces Criminal Charges Against Baltimore Police Officers In Freddie Gray's Death
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Baltimore D.A. Announces Freddie Gray’s Death Was a Homicide; 6 Officers Charged

The State's Attorney in Baltimore, Marilyn Mosby, announced on Friday morning that the coroner's office had ruled the death of Freddie Gray a homicide. Gray died while in police custody on April 19, setting off a wave of protests and violence in the city that lasted several days, garnering national attention.

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