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Baby Koala Boosts Taronga Zoo's Breeding Program
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Baby Koala says Hello to Tourists in Australia [VIDEO]

While on a vacation in Australia, this family had an encounter with wild life that most can only imagine.

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People Stealing Hats from UFC Fighters

You would think people wouldn't snatch a hat off of a UFC fighters head, however, it happens more often than you would think.

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CNN Heroes 2015 - Red Carpet Arrivals
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Anderson Cooper to Speak at Davenport Excellence in Business Gala in May

Anderson Cooper, anchor of CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360˚ and host of AC 360˚, will be in Grand Rapids this coming May as featured guest speakerat the Davenport University
19th Annual Excellence in Business Award Gala.

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Netflix’s ‘Fuller House’ Sets 2016 Premiere With Nostalgic First Teaser

It’s here, it’s here! At long last, the reunion no one in the history of ever wanted is here! Comet may be dead, but Full House lives on, awash in nostalgia for the milkman, the paperboy, evening TV and all. Yes, the first Fuller House teaser has arrived, complete with a February premiere date, in case you wonder what ever happened to predictability.

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Look: More Disrespect for Michigan State, This Time on the Cover of Sports Illustrated

The cover of Sports Illustrated's upcoming College Football Playoff preview doles out a fresh batch of disrespect to Michigan State.

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‘The Force Awakens’ Cast Sings the ‘Star Wars’ Theme A Cappella With Jimmy Fallon

When you’re out promoting a movie, you’re often asked to do a lot of things, most of them pretty silly. With the amount of press the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was being asked to do, there were asked to do a lot of silly things, none perhaps as silly as going on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and singing a medley of Star Wars music a cappella. But the entire cast — including Harrison Ford! — actually commits, and it actually turns out to pretty fun.

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5 Outside-the-Bottle Gifts for the Drinker(s) in Your Family

For the drinker in your family — or if you’re simply buying presents for yourself (such a generous human being) — we’ve complied a list of five great boozy gifts for people who like to take a nip or two (or three or four) now and again.

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Grand Rapids is Named Most Jolly City in America

When it comes to amazing places to live, Grand Rapids takes the cake. Seems like the city is in all of the top 10 lists of good places to be. Well, looks like we have another feather to add to our (Santa) hat.

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Looking For A Gift? Here’s Some Old School Grand Rapids T-Shirts

Remember the Top of the Rock on Alpine? Mr. Fables? Daryl Nathan?

All these memories are now wrapped up for you as a gift tees from our friend and '80s aficionado Jef Leppard. Now what are you waiting for?

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WMrapids/Creative Commons via Wikipedia
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See Why East Grand Rapids Is the Worst Place To Find Love In Michigan

Don't worry, Easties, when you look at the criteria, it's kind of a 'it's not you, it's me' situation.

And don't feel alone, there are two other suburbs in Grand Rapids that landed on RoadSnacks.net's list of The Top Ten Worst Cities For Dating In Michigan list.

I'm looking at you, Kentwood.

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Nick Saban Says This Was NOT The Reason He Left MSU

A little nugget from the Alabama head coach that went a little under the radar during media availability.

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This Johnnie Walker Commercial Is Surprisingly Powerful

Ads for liquor usually play up on all the fun you can have drinking the product in question, which may be part of the reason this spot has taken off.

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