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Here’s 10 Vampire Movies That Truly Suck

'Dracula Untold' is hitting theaters this weekend*, and truth be, uh, told, it doesn't look that great. But it could be worse -- a whole lot worse. Cinema has a rich history with blood-suckers, and thanks to the over-saturation in the genre, it's quite rare to see a great vampire film. For every good one, there's at least 10 not-so-good vampire flicks. Honestly, it was hard to choose just 10 because there are some real stinkers out there. As a disclaimer, we kept 'Twilight' out of this because it was just a little too obvious. We all know it's awful, we don't need to beat a dead sparkle-horse.
*Does Dracula's story really need to be told again? Yeah, dude, we get it.

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Martha Bellingham via YouTube
Martha Bellingham via YouTube
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Tom Cook’s Workday Dog Break – Dog Dances In A Fountain [Video]

Martha Bellingham, like most of us, has a lot on her mind when she makes her way back to work every afternoon and usually doesn't pay any attention to distractions. Recently, though, she learned a great life lesson, to slow down and enjoy how awesome life can be. Who managed to teach her such a profound thing? A dog. Named Sasha.

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Category: Animals, Videos
Kent County Sheriff's Department via WZZM-13
Kent County Sheriff's Department via WZZM-13
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Bank Robbed In Southern Kent County; Suspect At Large

UPDATE: The suspect in a Tuesday morning bank robbery has been aprehended.

Kent County detectives in an unmarked vehicle spotted the suspect and called GRPD, asking for Grand Rapids units to conduct a traffic stop. Police arrested the suspect and one of the three other people who were in his car. That second person's connection to the case wasn't immediately specified.

Investigators say the suspect was taken to a hospital, because of something he ingested.

Authorities, including federal law enforcement, continue investigating.

Police have responded to a bank robbery in southern Kent County, WZZM-13 reports.

The Bank of America branch at 6737 S. Division Avenue in Cutlerville near the intersection of 68th Street and Division was robbed at around 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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ArtPrize 2014: Solo & Kojima’s Handmade Paper Cut Sculptures [Video]

Shari Solo & Nahoko Kojima's "A Series of Handmade Japanese Paper Cut Sculptures" is on display at Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.

The entry is in the Public Vote Top 5 in the installation category.

Watch as the piece is installed at ArtPrize and learn more about handmade paper cut sculptures.

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The Walking Dead Season 6 Renewed AMC 2015
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‘The Walking Dead’ Season 6: AMC Renews for 2015

Gee, with 'The Walking Dead''s popularity at an all time high before this coming Sunday's season 5 premiere, did we even have to wonder if AMC's monster smash would return for a sixth season in fall 2015? Let us ease your trouble mind of such frivolity, as 'The Walking Dead' has in fact been confirmed for season 6!

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Wednesday Morning’s Lunar Eclipse Will Create ‘Blood Moon’

 

The second (and last) total lunar eclipse of 2014 will be happening early Wednesday morning, just before sunrise here in the Eastern Time Zone. During the eclipse, the moon will appear a coppery red color, which is referred to as a "blood moon". The moon will appear red because of all the sunsets and sunrises from the Earth that will reflect onto the moon's surface. 

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Photo courtesy of Chris LaPorte
Photo courtesy of Chris LaPorte
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ArtPrize Up Close: Chris LaPorte Talks 2014 Entry, New Studio, Winning in 2010 and More [Video]

Chris LaPorte is back at ArtPrize in 2014 with "Family Room; Lineage". He talked with us about his latest piece, what's changed since winning in 2010, and plans for a new studio.

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Jojo Girard/98.7 WFGR
Jojo Girard/98.7 WFGR
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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 7

There's just three more days to vote for ArtPrize 2014.

The ArtPrize 2014finalists for public voting and juried honors are in, and the top 20 in four categories on both lists get narrowed down through 11:59 p.m. Thursday.

Today (Tuesday, Oct. 7) is the 14th day of ArtPrize's 19-day run, with 1,825 artists represented by 1,536 entries at 174 venues in downtown Grand Rapids and Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

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Cher Concert is Rescheduled and Will be in Grand Rapids January 11

The one and only Cher, whose phenomenally successful ‘Dressed to Kill’ Tour was postponed for several weeks due to the star’s recent illness, has now confirmed the newly rescheduled dates. The tour will now come to Grand Rapids on January 11, 2015 at Van Andel Arena. Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo are still scheduled to open the 7:30 PM show.

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