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2014 Emmy Awards: Robin Williams to Be Honored by Billy Crystal

Apart from all the good spirits of the evening, every Emmys inevitably becomes a somber occasion in honoring those we've lost over the course of the year. Now, with Robin Williams' tragic suicide still weighing on the world at large, the 2014 Emmy Awards have announced that Billy Crystal will step up to honor his fallen friend in the memoriam segment of the evening.

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How Honest Is Michigan Compared to the Rest of the Country? [Infographic]

Honest Tea recently conducted a national social experiment called The National Honesty Index, and the results are in.

When faced with a choice to be honest or not, the experiment found that a resounding 95 percent of Americans were honest, up from 92 percent in 2013.

So how did Michigan compare to the rest of the country?

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Watch Marvel Movie Stars Complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By now, everyone is familiar with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, where people heed the call to throw buckets of ice water on themselves to spread awareness of ALS and raise donations to support The ALS Association. Everyone, from your many Facebook friends to A-list celebs have been participating, but, for us, there's nothing like seeing the likes of Thor, Iron Man and Star-Lord step up to the plate.

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2014 Emmys: ‘Breaking Bad’ Stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul Reunite for Pawn Shop Spoof

It's increasingly less likely we'll ever see Bryan Cranston or Aaron Paul return to their famed 'Breaking Bad' roles for AMC spinoff 'Better Call Saul,' but with the 2014 Emmy Awards airing this Sunday, NBC has cooked up an even quicker reunion. Watch Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul trade barbs with 'Veep''s Julia Louis-Dreyfus in a new 2014 Emmy sketch for "Barely Legal Pawn."

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Robin Williams Remembered by David Letterman [Video]

It's been over a week since the stunning news of Robin Williams' death. 

With conversations about Williams still happening in offices and homes and on social media, you realize how much he was a part of everyone's life in some small way

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Yassou! Grand Rapids Greek Festival This Weekend

Starting Friday, it's the 5th Annual Yassou! Greek Cultural Festival, August 22-24, 2014!  The festival features authentic Greek food, drinks, vendors and live music and entertainment for the family

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‘Ghostbusters’ 30th Anniversary Party to Feature Unique Drinks [Audio]

April and Jenny stopped by "The Jojo Show" this morning to give me a sample of some of the Ghostbuster themed drinks that will be featured at the 30th anniversary party for the movie "Ghostbusters,": which is coming up at Celebration! Cinema North on Aug. 29.

Don't miss it!

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Grand Rapids Public Schools’ Back To School Celebration Moved Due To Weather

The Grand Rapids Public Schools' Back To School Celebration scheduled for today has been moved from John Ball Park to City High-Middle School, 1720 Plainfield Ave NE.

The event will be held today from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.

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Don Pardo, Longtime ‘SNL’ Announcer, Passes Away at 96

Don Pardo, the man who introduced the 'SNL' lineup every week since 1975, has sadly passed away at the age of 96. Pardo also lent his voice to radio, sports, game shows, and commercials over the course of his incredibly long-running career, but we'll always remember him best for that wonderful phrase: "It's 'Saturday Night Live!'"

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ArtPrize Sneak Peek with Founders’ Mosaic Promise

ArtPrize will be here sooner than you know it!

The "Worlds Largest Art Competition" returns for it's 6th year September 24- October 12, 2014.

And while yes, I’m excited for the art, I have to admit I’m more excited for the beer!

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East Grand Rapids Police Continue Investigation Into Suspicious Packages Scare

Three people have been named as "persons of interest" in an incident that closed East Grand Rapids High School on Friday.

The high school was closed and athletic practices were moved or cancelled on Friday when a suspicious package was found in the school. Upon checkout out surveillance footage, officials found that it showed three people in the building overnight.

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American Quilter’s Society In Grand Rapids This Week

Next week, the American Quilter's Society is hosting their Grand Rapids Quilt Show at DeVoys Place. The event runs August 20th through August 23rd, 2014. There will be over 900 quilts on display plus classes and workshops led

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