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Netflix’s Bill Cosby Standup Special Not ‘Appropriate’ for Release, Says Boss

Prior to the many pieces, victims and testimony cementing Bill Cosby’s status as a reviled public figure, the comedian had almost reached the cusp of a comeback, planning a new NBC series and a Netflix standup special. Netflix was quick to shelve plans to release the special once Cosby’s deeds became a national focus, and now the streaming service doesn’t ever believe it “appropriate” to air.

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Strongest Cyclist Ever Lifts Car Blocking Bike Lane With His Hands

This guy may have gone for a bike ride, but that's not how he got his workout on this particular day.

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Gutsy 8-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Finishes Triathlon, Inspires the World

The next time you think you can't do something, remember this kid.

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Kmart’s 1998 Online Shopping Ad Is a Cry for Days Gone By

Online shopping. It's as much a part of our lives today as breathing. But time was it was as novel a concept as Kanye West smiling.

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Mateen Cleaves’ $1 Youth Basketball Camp Starts Tuesday at Godwin High School

Beginning Tuesday, July 28, Mateen Cleaves’ 1 Goal 1 Passion summer basketball camp comes to Grand Rapids for the first time.

The three-day camp will be held at Godwin High School.

Cost to attend is $1.

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‘The End of the Tour’ to Open in West Michigan on Friday, August 21

The End of the Tour was shot in Grand Rapids. We've known about the July 31 limited release date since March. Now we know the limited release will not be available in Grand Rapids.

West Michigan's open of The End of the Tour is August 21.

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This Crime Report Is Way More Entertaining Than You’d Expect

You've heard the old adage that crime doesn't pay. That's something this police officer wants one thief in particular to remember.

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The History of John Rutsey and Rush

We look at the important contributions made by John Rutsey during his brief tenure as Rush's first drummer.

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Gas Prices Drop In Wyoming. Is It A Gas War?

War is never good, unless it's a gas price war like the one raging in Wyoming between 28th and 44th Streets.

A check on GasBuddy.com shows prices at Wyoming stations in those neighborhoods running about 42 cents a gallon cheaper than the rest of Kent County. But why?

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Uber is Delivering Ice Cream Today & Yours Could be Free!

To celebrate Grand Rapids and its first year of #UberIceCream Uber has teamed up with Love’s Ice Cream to deliver Mitten Pop™ ice cream bars on-demand!

You can get vanilla bean dipped in chocolate flavored Mitten Pops delivered in just minutes!

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The ‘Jurassic World’ Sequel Is Coming in 2018, With Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard

Sequels, like evolution, are inevitable. Like genetically-modified dinosaurs, they cannot be stopped. When Jurassic World becomes the third highest-grossing movie of all time (not this year, not this decade; ever) you could bet your dino DNA that Universal was going to make another one. And now it’s official: an as-yet untitled Jurassic World sequel is coming to theater on June 22, 2018.

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