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Michigan Records Safest Hunting Season, No Fatal Accidents in 2014

The Michigan DNR reports that Michigan recorded no fatalities during all hunting seasons in 2014. It is the first time no fatalities have been recorded over an entire year of hunting in Michigan.

Ten hunting incidents involving injuries were recorded in Michigan in 2014. Nine in the Lower Peninsula and one in the Upper Peninsula. 

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The Oscars Are Sunday; Are You Excited? [Video]

Movie fans everywhere are counting down the days -- and hours -- until the Academy Awards are handed out.

Who or what will win? Surprises or nope, not really?

We've waited for more than a month since the nominees were announced. The Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards have already been handed out, so the pressure is on.

Were The Globes and SAG awards really a predictor of who and what will win? We'll know this Sunday, beginning at 7 p.m. EST.

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LaughFest, MI Blood & Blue Care Network Team up for Blood Drive

It's often said that laughter is the best medicine. Unfortunately for many, laughter simply isn’t enough. So for the third year in a row, Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids (GCGR) and LaughFest are partnering with Michigan Blood and Blue Care Network to host blood drives during LaughFest. The drives will be held on Feb.24, March 2, 3, 4 and 9, 2015.

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‘Ghostbusters 3’ Can Still Happen, According to Dan Aykroyd

When it was revealed that director Paul Feig was going to reboot Ghostbusters with an all-female cast, the general assumption was that Ghostbusters 3 was dead and buried. Gone forever. Kaput. Never to be mentioned again. But, Dan Aykroyd never got that memo. Aykroyd, who co-wrote and starred in the original films, has spent years talking up Ghostbusters 3 and he’s not going to let silly little things like an actual, official, studio-sanctioned remake with a cast and release date get in the way.

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Rap Star Vanilla Ice Arrested, Charged with Burglary

Robert Van Winkle, a.k.a. Vanilla Ice, was taken into custody Wednesday and charged with burglary residence and grand theft in Florida, authorities said.

According to a news release issued by the Lantana Police Department, the robbery occurred sometime between December and February in a home that was going through foreclosure.

Items stolen included a pool heater and furniture, The Palm Beach Post reported Wednesday.

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Neill Blomkamp Announces New ‘Alien’ Movie as Next Project

Back in January, director Neill Blomkamp shared some pretty wild and impressive concept art for an unmade Alien movie. When asked about it in February, the director said that Fox was interested in the film, but it was basically up to him to make it. And now it seems like he’s definitely made up his mind, as Blomkamp has officially announced the new Alien project as his next movie.

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Walks for Warmth Help Keep Michigan Families Warm [Sponsored]

Consumers Energy is encouraging the public this winter to take part in Walks for Warmth, which help raise money to keep Michigan families warm.

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Brewery Vivant Explains How They Used Powdered Sugar to Brew Fat Paczki Beer

Yesterday's release of Fat Paczki beer at Brewery Vivant was a big success. The brewery sold out of cans in just over three hours.

Just like paczki, the beer features prunes and powdered sugar.

Brewery Vivant took time to explain to us exactly how the powdered sugar affects the beer.

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