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Widespread Damage And Casualties After Tornadoes Rip Through Arkansas
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17 Dead After Tornadoes Tear Through Plains States

A series of tornadoes ripped across Arkansas, Oklahoma and Iowa on Sunday, killing at least 17 people and destroying multiple homes, vehicles and businesses.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Other Woman’ Tops ‘Captain America 2′

After nearly a month on top of the box office, 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' got taken down by a bunch of funny ladies. 'The Other Woman' effortlessly took the top spot, sending Marvel's latest superhero adventure to the number two slot and making the other new releases of the week look bad.

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RECALL ALERT: Troy-Bilt & Remington Leaf Blowers

Before you head out to get rid of those leaves that accumulated in your yard over the winter, you probably want to make sure that your leaf blower isn't going to potentially injure you.

Two different brands of leaf blowers have been recalled.

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Watch for Meteor Shower in West Michigan Tonight

The Lyrid meteor shower peaked early Tuesday morning, but some had too many clouds to get a good look.

Clear skies are expected tonight in West Michigan, which will give us another opportunity to see the meteor shower while it's still going strong.

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PHOTO: George Frey/Getty Images
PHOTO: George Frey/Getty Images
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‘Cord Cutting’ Is Becoming More Popular

A new study out today says "cord cutting" is up 44 percent over the last three years, and is becoming more prevalent.

What is it? Is it for you?  

I have some facts on the subject.

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Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon
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Meb Keflezighi First American Since 1983 to Win Boston Marathon; Women’s Winner Sets Record

Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon, becoming the first American to do so since 1983. The women's race saw Rita Jeptoo, of Kenya, set a new course record.

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RECALL: Kraft Recalls 96,000 Pounds Of Hot Dogs

If you stocked up on hot dogs in preparation for grilling season, beware: Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of hot dogs because they might mistakenly contain cheese.

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Helmet-Cam Video is Insane [VIDEO]

This will rock your boat a little bit.  A biker attached a camera to his helmet, and rode down a mountain.  Insane?  Whoa!  Hope you don't have a queazy stomach?

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Grand Rapids Named Forbes’ Second Best City To Raise A Family

Grand Rapids has received a lot of accolades over the last few years. We’re Beer City, USA (and will remain that way, since the magazine who named us Beer City has decided to discontinue the contest), we had an awesome Lip Dub video that went viral online, in 2012 Forbes listed us as the best city to raise a family, and this year, we've come in at number two on their list.

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Boston Commemorates One-Year Anniversary Of Marathon Terror Bombings
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Boston Commemorates Marathon Bombings’ One-Year Anniversary

On April 15, 2013, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 260. On Tuesday, the city of Boston commemorated the event with a brief ceremony on Boylston Street.

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Here’s the Fascinating Story Behind the World’s Most Famous Desktop Wallpaper [VIDEO]

It's one of the world's most famous images, but did you know it's actually real?

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Tax-Filing Tip If You’re Running Late for April 15 Deadline: File an Extension [Video]

The IRS expects to receive 135 million tax returns by the filing deadline of April 15 -- as in 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.

However, about 12 million taxpayers will have requested extensions by the filing deadline, giving them an extra 6 months to file, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

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