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Grand Rapids Vying Against San Diego, Oklahoma City and Others in Bid for 2017 State Games of America

The State Games of America brings over 10,000 athletes together to compete in dozens of events.

Those athletes and over $5 million of spending could be coming to Grand Rapids in 2017.

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People are Awesome Video IS Awesome [Video]

I don't need to say much about this video.  Just take 5 minutes and enjoy the ride.  It is amazing!

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Google’s Self-Driving Car [Video]

George Jetson has arrived.  We're close to having self-driving cars on the road!

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Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl and President Obama - Image credits: US Army & Getty Image/Win McNamee
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U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Released From Five-Year Captivity in Afghanistan

U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, an Idaho native, was released today in Afghanistan after being held prisoner for nearly five years. He was exchanged for prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, who will now be sent to Qatar.

"On behalf of the American people I was honored to call his parents to express our joy that they can expect his safe return," President Obama said in a statement distributed by the White House.

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RECALL ALERT: Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Vehicles

Ford announced on Thursday that four recalls affecting at least 1.4 million vehicles. The majority of recalled vehicles are popular SUVs that may have steering issues.

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50 Cent Obviously Doesn’t Know Where Home Plate is [Video]

I don't know if you caught this on the news this past week, but it was all over the news channels and web Wednesday, and it certainly deserves an instant re-play!

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Glass Ledge Cracks On The 103rd Floor Of Chicago’s Willis Tower [Photos]

The floor of the glass ledge on the 103rd floor of Chicago's Willis Tower cracked with people on it on Wednesday.

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Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins 2014 Indy 500

Ryan Hunter-Reay passed Helio Castroneves on the final lap and won the 2014 Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.

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High School Talent Show has Some Amazing Talent [Video]

Many High Schools in West Michigan hold talent shows.  We have a lot of talent here, and it deserves to be shown.  There is a high school in California that held their own talent show, and it was pretty amazing.

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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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All-New Meteor Shower – Camelopardalid – Will Be Visible Friday Night & Saturday Morning

An all-new meteor shower is expected to happen Friday night and into early Saturday morning. Here is what you need to know about the Camelopardalid meteor shower: 

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RECALL ALERT: Nest Protect Smoke Alarms

Nest Labs is recalling nearly 440,000 of its Nest Protect smoke detectors over an issue that could potentially delay a fire or carbon monoxide alarm from sounding. Good news for consumers - you won't have to send yours back for it to get fixed.

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