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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Inside Out’ and ‘Jurassic World’ Battle It Out

Here’s how crazy this weekend is: Pixar’s Inside Out had the biggest opening for an original, non-sequel of all time...and it still came in second to Jurassic World’s second weekend. There’s literally nothing to ashamed of here. Sure, it may be the first time a Pixar movie hasn't opened in first place, but the only reason it didn’t open in first place is because it was dueling 2015’s greatest juggernaut. These two are worthy opponents and both are victors.

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Zeigler Auto Group President Recognized as EY Entrepreneur of the Year

Aaron Zeigler, president of Zeigler Auto Group, has been named one of the winners of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2015 in Michigan and Northwest Ohio.

Zeigler, who has been president of Zeigler Auto Group since 2002, was recognized for achievement in distribution and manufacturing. The awards were judged by an independent panel of previous award winners, prominent CEOs, private investors and other business leaders, and announced at a black-tie gala held at Cobo Center Detroit on June 11. 

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Little Girl With Crazy Laugh Can’t Get Enough of Airplane Ride

Some kids have a fear of flying while some consider it a treat on par with eating an ice cream cone.

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The Daily Show Jon Stewart Final Episode August 6
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Watch Jon Stewart’s Powerful Response to the Charleston Shooting

We are going to miss Jon Stewart.

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Jerry Seinfeld Adds Second Grand Rapids Show

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has added a second Grand Rapids show to his tour date at DeVos Performance Hall on September 10.

The star of Seinfeld, and popular video series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" will now perform a show at 7:00 p.m. and another at 9:30 p.m. on the same date. 

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Coloradans Attempt to Describe Michigan Things and Landmarks (Hilariously) [Video]

We've been having some fun with some of our colleagues in different cities across the country over the past few months. We've had Texans attempt to pronounce the names of places/things in Michigan, and now we've taken things a step further.

Watch in awe as some of our friends from Grand Junction, Colo. attempt to describe common Michigan things. 

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New York City Meter Maid Lifts Taxi Off the Ground — Well, Sort Of

Meter maids do a thankless job, so it's pretty rare for them to leave people in awe.

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Watch This 1985 Fashion Show At The North Kent Mall And Be Left Speechless [Video]

You DO remember the North Kent Mall don't you?

This little gem of a video of the Uniquely You models from 1985 is a sheer time trip back to the awful fashions we considered so cool back then.

This fashion show has it all -- '80s fashions, mullets, vogueing (before it was cool), and the gosh darn NORTH KENT MALL!!!!!

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‘The Secret Life of Pets’ Trailer: This is What Your Dog Really Does All Day

Talking dogs and cats have been a staple of animation since the medium’s earliest days, but The Secret Life of Pets trailer actually presents a fairly fresh take on this trope. The talking animals here are ordinary house pets, alone all day while their humans are at work, and we get to see how they pass the time.

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Lowell Police Department Warns Residents of Light & Power Scam

The Lowell Police Department would like to notify area residents that a telephone scam is being targeted at Lowell Light & Power customers.

The caller states that they are from Lowell Light & Power and tells the customers if they don’t pay, their power is being shut off. 

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Grand Rapids Public Schools offers Students Free Summer Meals

The end of school is an exciting time for a lot of kids, but that summer break is when many families that have children who receive free breakfast and lunch during the school year struggle to put enough food on the table.

That's why Grand Rapids Public Schools have announced that they will offer free meals this summer.

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Kent County Places Two Communities on List Of ‘Best Suburbs To Raise A Family’

Niche.com, a web site designed to help people find communities to live in, has placed two Kent County suburbs in the Top 10 on their 2015 'Best Suburbs to Raise a Family In' listing for the State of Michigan.

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