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Emilia Clarke Shares a Video of Chewbacca From the ‘Han Solo’ Set

It’s a big deal when you pass a follower milestone on social media. You feel like, finally, you’re being HEARD, you’re being SEEN, and, naturally, it warrants some kind of celebratory post to commemorate the day. But not all of us can celebrate with Chewbacca, the Chewbacca, by our side. Fortunately for Emilia Clarke, she can.

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$70 Off Dog Adoptions at Humane Society of West Michigan This Weekend

If you've been been thinking about adding a furry, four-legged member to your family-- this is the weekend to do it!

The Humane Society of West Michigan is offering $70 off adoption for dogs 5 months and older, Fox 17 reports.

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30 Years Ago: ‘The Lost Boys’ Delivers a Soundtrack for the MTV Era

The slick soundtrack album for the 1987 vampire flick features elder statesman (Roger Daltrey), up-and-comers (INXS) and plenty of saxophone solos.

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‘The Emoji Movie’ Is the Worst Reviewed Wide Release of 2017

No other wide release this year has gotten a 0 on Rotten Tomatoes - but ‘The Emoji Movie’ has.

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Blue Dog Tavern Claims 2017 Grandwich Title

The best new sandwich in Grand Rapids is the Juicy Johnny, a loving tribute to the West Side dreamed up by the chefs at the Blue Dog Tavern.

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Kid Rock Remains Coy About Potential U.S. Senate Run, Launches Voter Registration Non-Profit

Kid Rock has still not officially confirmed or denied if he is running for U.S. Senate -- but he has announced that he's launching a voter registration non-profit.

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June Foray, Voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel and More, Dies at 99

Today we say goodbye to the “First Lady of Voice Actors,” June Foray. The iconic voice behind Rocky the Flying Squirrel, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and countless others has passed away two months shy of her 100th birthday.

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5 Cheapest Homes with Pools for Sale in Grand Rapids

It's that time of year when all you want to do is hang out poolside, cocktail in hand, and soak up some sun. But we don't all have pools... or friends with pools whose houses we can invite ourselves over to...

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Was This The Beginning Of the End For Hot’n’Now?

For me, when Hot'n'Now emerged on the fast food scene in Michigan in the '80s, it's beauty was in its simple menu -- burgers, fries, drinks -- nothing else.

And then came an expanded menu, and soon they were gone.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Reveals Jorah’s ‘Stormborn’ Letter, Greyscale Cure and More

Game of Thrones knows how much its fans will analyze and decode every production detail, and occasionally saves us the trouble. Get a closer look at all the written props this week, revealing the extent of Jorah’s love for Dany, and a greyscale cure that involves … olive oil?

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French-Inspired Restaurant Coming to Downtown Grand Rapids

While there seem to be lots of restaurants closing in Grand Rapids, new ones are popping up to replace them.

The Grand Rapids Business Journal reports that developers plan to open New Hotel Mertens restaurant and bar at 35 Oakes Street downtown Grand Rapids. 

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5 Cool Things You Can Do In Muskegon This Summer

The other day I was talking to a friend about things to do before summer is over and she said she couldn’t afford a huge trip, so I started searching things close to Grand Rapids, within an hour drive or so, and was surprised at how many things popped up in Muskegon...

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