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North American International Auto Show 2015 Opens to Public [Video]

From big, bad super cars to luxury vehicles you dream about, the North American International Auto Show 2015 is capturing the attention of the automotive world with 51 product introductions at its press previews.

There have been big pickups, high-performance muscle cars, hybrids, plug-ins and even driver-less entries. All tallied, there have been 48 worldwide and three North American reveals this week.

Now it's your turn to see the vehicles at the Detroit show, which runs through Jan. 25 at Cobo Center.

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Flu Shots Are Only 23 Percent Effective This Season, CDC Reports

On Thursday, health officials announced that flu shots are only 23 percent effective against this season's strain. This is not a good sign in a season where it seems more and more people are being stricken down with the flu. 

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Courtesy of Founders Brewing Company
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New Hampshire Considers Changing Law to Allow Founders Beer Label

A lot of states have weird laws, and New Hampshire, it turns out, is no exception.

Currently, bottles of Breakfast Stout by Founders Brewery Co. in Grand Rapids is illegal to be sold in the state of New Hampshire.

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Pizza Delivery Guy Harassed by Used Car Dealership Employees, Public Responds [Video]

It is not certain why this used car dealership's employees in Massachusetts decided to give this pizza delivery guy a hard time, but it really backfired on them.

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National Weather Service Upgrading System, Promises ‘More Accurate, Reliable Forecasts’

The National Weather Service is increasing it's supercomputing capacity which it says will allow them to provide "more timely, accurate, reliable, and detailed forecasts".

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New Movies (This Week) Include: ‘Paddington,’ ‘American Sniper’ and ‘Still Alice’ [Video]

Bruce Willis, Nicole Kidman, Chris Hemsworth, Ewan McGregor and Bradley Cooper are among the stars in this week's new movies.

This week's releases include "Paddington," "American Sniper," "Still Alice" and more.

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USDA Wants to Ban Child Care Providers From Frying Food

The U.S. Department of Agriculture doesn't want your kids to eat fried food at daycare.

Fried food, juice and tofu are among the items discussed in new dietary guidelines proposed by the USDA.

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Oscar Announces 2015 Movie Nominations

Entertainment Weekly has released the 2015 much anticipated 2015 Oscar nominations, and to no surprise, Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel led this year’s class of Oscar films with nine nominations apiece, including nods for Best Picture and Best Director.

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RECALL ALERT: IKEA Crib Mattresses Recalled Due to Entrapment Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of a certain brand of crib mattresses (sold exclusively at IKEA), due to a possible entrapment hazard.

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Republican National Committee Votes to Censure West Michigan’s Dave Agema

The Republican National Committee's has formally censured West Michigan's Dave Agema for what they called "harmful rhetoric" and demanded his resignation.

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Holiday Shopping Was at Highest Level Since 2011

100.5 The River has been your Christmas music station since 2000. 

Wow! Almost 15 years of playing your Christmas favorites through November and December.

Since we're in a new year now, I thought it would be good to sort of wrap up this past holiday season with some good economic news.

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TVGN Goes Pop on Wednesday

TVGN -- also known as TV Guide Network -- is rebranding as Pop across its distribution of 80 million U.S. homes starting Wednesday, including in greater Grand Rapids.

The CBS-Lionsgate venture is unveiling a new on-air look and creative design to celebrate the fun of being a fan.

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