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Filming For ‘The End Of The Tour’ Scheduled On I-196 On Thursday

Filming for the movie "The End Of The Tour" could cause some traffic problems along I-196 on Thursday.

A crew for "The End of the Tour" will be filming on the 196 between Fuller Ave. and Lake Michigan Dr. between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. West Michigan M-DOT has indicated that there will be some lane closure, and that at the least, traffic will be moving slower.

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World’s Fastest Nose Typer Is Impressive [Video]

In this computer-mad age, typing is an essential skill. Typing with your nose? Well, that's just an added bonus.

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I Have Been Doing This for 24 Years

I have been doing this for 24 years. And, trust me, I'm as amazed as you are.

From my Facebook page:

24 years ago today this goofball was pushed in front of a mic in Battle Creek by one Eric Drucker 'The FlyGuy' Davis. It was a late Saturday afternoon and for one of a very few times in my life I was nervous as hell ...

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LaughFest Week Continues with Sinbad! [Audio]

He is the elder statesman of Gilda's LaughFest, as I like to call him!

Sinbad is a Michigan native from Benton Harbor and is a LaughFest veteran who hits the Fountain Street Church stage at 4:30 p.m. March 16 for his latest clean comedy show.

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‘Two and a Half Men’ Taps Mila Kunis for ‘That ’70s’ Reunion with Ashton Kutcher

Normally we'd consider CBS' long-running 'Two and a Half Men' out of our wheelhouse, particularly given how unrecognizable the series has become from its original inception, but the latest casting coup is too retro to ignore. Ashton Kutcher will reunite with his 'That '70s Show' co-star (and now fiancee) Mila Kunis for an arc later on this season, but what does it mean for the show?

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Ellen’s Oscar Selfie Was Part of $20 Million Samsung Ad Buy with ABC

Did you think that bit at the Oscars where host Ellen DeGeneres wandered into the audience to tweet a selfie with A-listers like Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper was a refreshing moment of spontaneity in an otherwise scripted affair? Wrong. The viral photo was actually part of a $20 million Samsung advertising campaign designed to promote the Galaxy Note 3, the phone that took the picture.

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Grand Rapids Griffins’ Purple Community Hockey Game is March 7

The Grand Rapids Griffins' Purple Community Game is coming on Friday.

For every ticket purchased, the Griffins will donate $3 to cancer research at Van Andel Institute.

And when you click THIS LINK and use promo code "PURPLE" to buy tickets

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Share Your Memories of Studio 28 [Video]

Studio 28 was quite the awesome movie theater. I saw a ton of movies there, and hold a lot of memories there to. Sadly, but understandably, the historical old theater will be demolished within the next few weeks.

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Wee Difference for March: Children’s Dyslexia Center of West Michigan

This month's Wee Difference orgnaization is the Children's Dyslexia Center of West Michigan.

The Children's Dyslexia Center is a two-prong non-profit organization, helping children with dyslexia and training tutors to help those children.

Classic Hits 98.7 WFGR is spotlighting this great non-profit for March because it's making a Wee Difference!

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Daughter Costs Father $80,000 With Her Facebook Post

Patrick Snay was the former head of a private preparatory school in Miami. At the age of 69, his contract with Gulliver Preparatory School wasn't renewed, which led to a legal battle.

In November 2011, Snay and the school reached an agreement in which Snay would receive $10,000 in back pay and $80,000 as part of a settlement. The Gulliver schools also agreed to pay Snay's attorneys $60,000.

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Weekend Box Office Report: Liam Neeson and ‘Non-Stop’ Battle Jesus and ‘Son of God’

This weekend saw a brutal showdown between Liam Neeson, the current god of action cinema, and Jesus Christ, the current god of millions of human beings.

Since the box office is a "two may enter, but only one may leave" type showdown, the victory ultimately went to Neeson and 'Non-Stop,' which edged out the son of God and his movie, uh, 'Son of God' to win the weekend.

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Academy Awards: And the Winners for the 86th Oscars Are …

The stars come out tonight for the 86th Oscars, also known as the Academy Awards.

Recognizing the outstanding film achievements for 2013, the awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences are being presented at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Calif., and are being broadcast by ABC starting at 8:30 p.m. EST. Ellen DeGeneres is the host.

The red-carpet pre-show on ABC starts at 7 p.m. EST.

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