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One Guy’s Top Harold Ramis Movies

Sad news today, as one of the people that helped us grow up disturbed and a little off has died.  

Actor, writer, director and producer Harold Ramis of "Ghostbusters" fame died today.

There are some many

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joins Twitter After Winning Daytona 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. vowed before the race that he'd join Twitter if he won the Daytona 500. Late Sunday night, that statement turned into reality. 

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Pompeii’ Fizzles While ‘Lego Movie’ Still Awesome

For the third weekend in a row, 'The LEGO Movie' effortlessly held onto the number one spot at the box office, cutting down all of the newbies that showed up to dethrone it.

Don't cry too hard for '3 Days to Kill,' but feel free to wince plenty for 'Pompeii.'

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U.S. women's bobsled silver medalists Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams celebrate their success on Thursday at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia. (Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
U.S. women's bobsled silver medalists Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams celebrate their success on Thursday at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia. (Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
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Winter Olympics: Nearly Golden for U.S. Women’s Bobsled, But Still Historic

By Ryan Howe | BSU at the Games

Elana Meyers had hoped to be in the Summer Olympics playing softball.

Instead, the former Mid Michigan Ice softball player from Douglasville, Ga., was at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, seeking a slide toward greatness. She nabbed it, too.

Meyers and Lauryn Williams, of Miami, slid to a silver medal finish in the two-women bobsled competition, just ahead of U.S. teammates Aja Evans, of Chicago, and Jamie Greubel, of Newtown, Pa., and just behind Canadians Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse a mere 0.1 second back.

That gave both Meyers and Williams medals in consecutive Olympics, an impressive feat to go home with as they march into the Closing Ceremonies for the Sochi Winter Olympics tonight.

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Cardboard Bobsleds Successfully Crashed Down the Cannonsburg Hillside Today

Today's Cardboard Bobsled event at Cannonsburg was something I've been looking forward to for quite a while now!  What could be more fun than a bunch of people out on a hill, building bobsleds from cardboard and duct tape, not caring if the thing really held up on the way down the slope?

Thanks to everyone who came out and had fun with us today!  More than 50 bobsleds raced at least partway down the slope, creatively decorated and with people in costume, to the amusement of all.

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Serving Up Sweetness at Dessert Wars

The Amway Grand Plaza hotel's Ambassador Ballroom was the setting for some seriously delicious and sweet treats on Thursday night.

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Craig’s Picture of the Day No. 51

I was off for a couple of days.

So, I didn't have a chance to post this picture of my daughter from her Valentine's Day party at school!

She got 473 valentine's cards -- or 23, whichever is smaller!

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Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel, ‘The End of the Tour’ Filming in Grand Rapids

An independently-made film about a celebrated author's book tour at his fame's rise with the magazine writer who accompanied him recounting that five-day trek is being shot for about a month in greater Grand Rapids.

Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel, "The End of the Tour" is the story of the travels of novelist-writer David Foster Wallace (being portrayed by Segel) at the end of a 1996 book tour accompanied by Rolling Stone's David Lipsky (Eisenberg).

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Winter Is Back!

After a few days of showing hope for spring, mother nature is about to remind us that it is still Winter. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for all of west Michigan Thursday morning until 7 p.m. Friday night, with power outages expected.

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Dad’s Pancake Art Makes Breakfast Even More Delicious [Video]

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It's also the most artistic.

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Could John Travolta Play a Future Bond Villain?

It's been a rough decade for John Travolta, and his self-destructive slide looks to continue now that he's signed on to voice the lead character in a Gummy Bears movie. For that reason, we have a hard time believing that he's spoken to the James Bond franchise producers about playing a villain in a future film, but according to a recent interview, he claims that such meetings have occurred and have been fruitful.

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Grand Rapids Township snow artist Stephen Garcia dreads sunshine that will melt his sculpture. (Photo: WZZM-TV)
Grand Rapids Township snow artist Stephen Garcia dreads sunshine that will melt his sculpture. (Photo: WZZM-TV)
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Grand Rapids’ Snow Shark [Video]

The Grand Rapids Township snow shark is making headlines locally and across the country.

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