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‘Slow Ride’ vs. ‘Free Ride’ – Clash of the Titans

Foghat's 'Slow Ride' faces off against the Edgar Winter Group's 'Free Ride' in this Clash of the Titans.

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Ted Nugent’s Late-’70s Run – Rock’s Best Hot Streaks

Four Epic Records releases from 1975-78 secured Ted Nugent's early stardom.

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Brendan "Michael Jackson" Queshawn shows off his moves to Billy Jean (PHOTO: Jojo Girard
Brendan "Michael Jackson" Queshawn shows off his moves to Billy Jean (PHOTO: Jojo Girard
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WFGR Awesome ’80s Cruise [Photos]

Jojo hosted the first WFGR Awesome '80s Cruise aboard The Grand Lady Riverboat on Friday night.

The cruise was on the Grand River out of Jenison. And, by the looks of it, everyone had a good time.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Lucy’ Takes Down Mighty ‘Hercules’

This weekend saw two movies named after their lead characters go head-to-head. In one corner, you have 'Lucy.' In the other, 'Hercules.' If you asked the average person who would win in a battle between Dwayne Johnson and Scarlett Johansson, most would probably side with the guy whose nickname is "The Rock." But the box office this weekend went in a completely different direction.

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Comic-Con 2014: ‘Family Guy’ Panel Teases Upcoming ‘Simpsons’ Crossover

Worlds will collide this fall as ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Family Guy’ cross paths for the first time, with a little bit of ‘Futurama’ for good measure. We’re on hand in Ballroom 20 for Comic-Con 2014, so find out what happens when Homer Simpson and Peter Griffin meet up, beat up, and exchange families with our full account of the panel from San Diego Comic-Con!

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Comic-Con 2014: ‘Skull Island’ Film Will Explore the Origins of King Kong

While 'Godzilla 2' and 'Warcraft' were definitely big draws at Legendary's panel today at Comic-Con 2014, the studio had a surprise up its sleeve: the announcement of 'Skull Island.' And if that name sounds familiar to you, that's because it's the birthplace of King Kong.

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Comic-Con 2014: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Panel Reveals New Footage

It's been a long and dusty trip to 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' but the new sequel/spinoff starring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron is finally here, making an official appearance at the Warner Bros. panel at Comic-Con 2014. Original franchise writer and director George Miller is back with an all-new, action-packed post-apocalyptic tale, and he's brought some footage with him.

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Grand Rapids Bakery Shops On National TV!

Last year, my high school friend Jason Kakabaker and his cupcake store "The Cakeabakery" was featured on the Food Network show "Cupcake Wars" While he didn't win, he certainly brought Grand Rapids and West Michigan confectioners' much notoriety.

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HBO
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Comic-Con 2014: ‘Game of Thrones’ Debuts a Funny and Foul-Mouthed Blooper Reel

HBO's smash hit 'Game of Thrones' might make for some very serious television, what with all that blood and death and battling and poisoning and dirty political machinations, but that doesn't mean that the series is without its own special humor, even if it not all of it makes its way into the final product. Turns out, when it comes time to film the small screen version of the beloved George R.R. Martin book series, even 'Game of Thrones' can't get away from tongue-twisting misread lines, a few unplanned pratfalls, and some unexpected getting down.

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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
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New YMCA To Be Built In Cascade Township

The plans for a new YMCA in Cascade has been approved.

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Wee Difference Update: A Chat With Guiding Light Mission’s Stuart Ray

The problem of homelessness and the resulting panhandling downtown has been in the news of late in Grand Rapids. One of the institutions making a Wee Difference in combating that problem is the Guiding Light Mission.

I had a chance to tour the facility recently and talk with Executive Director Stuart Ray about his mission and how you can help.

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Courtesy U.S. Coast Guard
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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Paddle Smart [Sponsored]

Paddle sports are the fastest-growing segment of recreational boating, with more than 300,000 paddle craft, primarily kayaks, being sold annually in the U.S., according to the Water Sports Industry Association and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, rowing, rafting and various other paddle sports are thrilling, exciting and fun.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, urge you to paddle smart, regardless of whether you are on an inland lake, river, stream, pond, whitewater course, rapids or one of the Great Lakes like Lake Michigan.

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