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Western Michigan, Central Michigan Bowl Game Previews

Directional schools. Corporate sponsors you’ve never heard of. Teams with .500 records playing in the postseason. But you’re still glued to the TV. Must be the first week of bowl season.

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Your 2014 College Football Playoff and Bowl Games Guide [Video]

The first college football playoff highlights this year's bowl season. Here is the complete lineup of games so you can plan your TV viewing habits accordingly.

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‘The End of the Tour’ World Premiere Is January 23 at Sundance Film Festival

"The End of the Tour" will make its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Jan. 23, 2015.

The film, which stars Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel, was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014. 

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Christian Nativity Scene Coming to Michigan Capitol In Response to Satanic Version

The move to resurrect the Nativity Scene was prompted by another display set to hit the Capitol lawn on Sunday. Members of a Satanic Temple in Detroit will erect a controversial display that involves a snake and a cross.

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Top 3 Places to See Christmas Lights Displays in Grand Rapids!

With my birthday is being right around the Christmas holiday, seeing giant Christmas light displays is right up my alley.

As a Kalamazoo native, I grew fond of Christmas Card Lane on Lauderdale Street. Everyone put larger-than-life Christmas cards in their front yards with lights and some automated twinkling lights shows. It really got you into the season.

With that in mind, I have compiled a list of the top three places in Grand Rapids to see cool Christmas light displays!

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Meijer Surprises More Than 200 Customers By Paying For Their Christmas Purchases [Video]

Saturday was a lucky day for some folks who visited their local Meijer to do their Christmas shopping.

The retailer gave 213 unsuspecting customers a HUGE surprise at the checkout: their entire shopping carts filled with gifts and groceries were given to them free!

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Stephen Colbert Sells Off His Stuff with an All-American Yard Sale

What does America love? Yard sales! What else does it love? Stephen Colbert! You can see where this is going, right? A beautiful, messy combination of the departing 'Colbert Report' host and a lot of seemingly priceless junk.

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Fish Lads’ Fish of the Week: Alaskan King Crab Legs and Jumbo Shrimp

It's the Fish of the Week, presented by Fish Lads, located in the Grand Rapids Downtown Market.

This week’s catch is a double catch: Alaskan king crab legs and jumbo shrimps.

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Grand Rapids Makes Another Best Of List!

Grand Rapids has made another best of list. Or, to be fair, a classy Grand Rapids restaurant makes a national top 10 list.

OpenTable has ranked the top 100 restaurants in America, and a Grand Rapids eatery is on the list.

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‘The Walking Dead’ Companion Series Set in Los Angeles

Uncertain though we were what to make of AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ spinning off a “companion series” in 2015, we had to admit our excitement for the possibility of exploring a new corner of the zombie apocalypse. Now, the setting for the AMC monster-drama’s forthcoming spinoff has been revealed, and yes, the City of Angels has officially gone to hell. Well...further, anyway.

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Sony Pictures Entertainment Cancels Christmas Release of ‘The Interview’ [Video]

Following today’s release of a message sent from the mysterious group responsible for the massive Sony hack, the company has now informed theater owners that they can opt out of screening ‘The Interview’ if they are concerned about the terrorist threat. Although the Department of Homeland Security responded by saying they could find “no credible info” on planned attacks, Sony has decided to place the decision to screen the film in the hands of theater executives.

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Founders Brewing Co. Goes Global with Spanish Investor

Grand Rapids' Founders Brewing Co. now has an international investor.

Founders announced Wednesday that Mahou San Miguel brewery in Spain, will be their new partner.

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