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‘Community’ Season 6: Yahoo Screen Officially Renews the Greendale Gang!

Merciful Zeus, 'Community' may yet reach its "Six Seasons and a Movie" mantra after all. After NBC initially canceled the perpetually bubbled cult comedy, and even after Hulu reluctantly passed on an opportunity to save the series, Yahoo Screen stepped in at the last moment to reunite the Greendale Gang for 'Community' season 6. Streets ahead, y'all!

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New Netflix Instant Releases — July 2014

If you're looking to avoid theater crowds and take advantage of that Netflix subscription, July has a whole lot of new stuff to offer, including new original content from the streaming service, like 'Hemlock Grove' season 2 and Netflix's new anime series 'Knights of Sidonia.' Read on for our guide to the best new releases hitting Netflix Instant in July 2014.

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Daredevil Circus Company Performs at Amway Family Fireworks on July 5 [Video]

A homegrown Grand Rapids circus troupe is performing Saturday in a return show for the Amway Family Fireworks celebration.

Daredevil Circus Company brings its Cirque du Soleil-style show to the Amway Family Fireworks at 8 p.m. July 5 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Rocks

Look, everyone knows that it's your obligation as a human being to go see a new 'Transfomrers' movie when it comes out whether you want to or not. It's the only explanation for the success of the past three films (since no one actually likes them) and it's the only explanation for the massive first weekend of 'Transformers: Age of Extinction,' which had the biggest opening of 2014 so far.

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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes:’ The Calm Before the War [Video]

All you needed to tell us to get our butts in the theater to see 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' is that it's a sequel to the fantastic 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes,' but these awesome trailers and clips are certainly sweetening the deal. The marketing barrage continues today with the release of two new clips from the film and a live Google+ hangout that will give fans a look at "exclusive content," which we assume is ad-speak for "new footage."

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Fireworks Season Means Enjoying Community Displays, Celebrating Safely [Video/Infographic]

It's the season for fireworks, which are synonymous with Independence Day celebrations.

July 4 marks the 238th anniversary this year of the United States' independence from England through the Declaration of Independence. It means celebrating our nation's founding through community events, with professionally-done aerial fireworks displays such as the Amway Family Fireworks on July 5 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids.

If consumer fireworks are used at home or elsewhere, enjoy them safely to protect lives and property while embracing Independence Day.

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10 Years Ago: Rush Releases ‘Feedback’

The Canadian rockers released the cover-filled EP to coincide with their 30th anniversary.

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The ‘Transformers’ Animated Series: Creators Explain Why ’80s Cartoon Was More Than Meets the Eye

The 'Transformers' franchise is a cultural juggernaut with universal appeal. The three live action films released since 2007 have grossed nearly $3 billion. The fourth film, 'Transformers: Age of Extinc

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Grand Rapids Makes Time Magazine!

Not for the best of reasons, but we are in the same breath as Barcelona, Spain and Kansas City, Missouri. It's about how the city is trying to stifle airbnb and Uber--the sharing economy.

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Re/Max of Grand Rapids’ Family Fun Zone, Hot Air Balloon at Amway Family Fireworks

The Amway Family Fireworks will light up the Grand Rapids skies July 5 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids in celebration of Independence Day.

But before that colorful display next Saturday, Re/Max of Grand Rapids' Family Fun Zone from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST at Ah-Nab-Awen park.

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R&B Legend Bobby Womack, Writer of ‘It’s All Over Now,’ Dies at 70

Bobby Womack, a legendary soul singer-songwriter-guitarist whose songs were covered by the Rolling Stones and the J. Geils Band, has died at the age of 70.

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Lauren’s Beer Blog Episode 1: Bell’s Oberon in a Can [Video]

I LOVE living in Beer City, USA!

There are so many great breweries in the Grand Rapids area (eight within the city limits alone) and so many great beers to chose from.

I'm on a mission to try them all!

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