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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 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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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Captain America 2′ Reigns Supreme

This weekend saw a neck-and-neck race for the first spot at the box office, with the animated 'Rio 2' offering strong competition for last week's champion, 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier.'

When the dust, debris and feathers settled, the one starring the superhero took the first slot, but there is no shame in a second place that strong.

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Draft Day Opened at Celebration Theaters This Weekend…did you see it? [VIDEO]

On the day of the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to save football in Cleveland when he trades for the number-one pick.

That's the basic premise of Draft Day, the sports movie that opened this weekend at Celebration theaters and across the country, and I can't wait to see it

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Stephen Colbert Replacing David Letterman as Host of CBS’ ‘The Late Show’

Well, that was fast! Just one week after David Letterman dropped the 'Late Show' bombshell that he would retire in 2015, his replacement has officially been announced. Following early and decisive rumors, Stephen Colbert will officially leave behind Comedy Central's 'Colbert Report' to ascend the late-night throne as the new host of CBS' 'The Late Show.' You're welcome, nation!

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2014 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Preview

Some have sadly passed, some are still battling, others are thrilled to be there. But a ton of classic rock legends will be recognized tonight at the 29th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, held at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn.

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20 Injured In Pittsburgh-Area High School Stabbing

At least 20 students were injured Wednesday morning in a stabbing incident at Franklin Regional Senior High School near Pittsburgh.

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Iconic Comic Book Character Archie Will Be Killed Off This Summer

Archie Andrews, main character of the 73-year-old Archie comic book series, will meet his demise in an upcoming issue of Life With Archie. Archie Comics CEO Jon Goldwater told CNN, "This isn't a random one-off or 'what-if' story that we're doing as a gag… It's a once-in-a-lifetime event, and we are being very considerate about it."

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Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in Grand Rapids in Honor of Late Betty Ford

Rosalynn Carter can readily identify with Betty Ford.

They served as first ladies at The White House in back-to-back terms in the 1970s.

Today, Carter, the wife of former President Jimmy Carter, is in Grand Rapids in honor of the 96th birthday of the late Ford, the spouse of former President Gerald Ford.

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RECALL: Ford Recalls Nearly 435,000 Vehicles

Attention folks who drive Ford vehicles - Ford is recalling nearly 435,000 cars to fix rusting frame parts or faulty seats.

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