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Polar Vortex Weather System Brings Artic Temperatures Across Wide Swath Of U.S.
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Ready For a COLD Winter? Temps as Low as 40 Below Predicted

Are you ready for an “exceptionally cold” winter? The 2017 Farmer’s Almanac was just released and it’s looking very cold for our area of the country...

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Here Are the Songs You Can (Probably) Expect at Tonight’s Paul McCartney Show in Grand Rapids

If what we are being told is to be believed, it's going to be a long, awesome night of Sir Paul's music at Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on August 15. Here's the setlist you can (probably) expect.

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Five Things To Do Before Summer Leaves West Michigan

The unofficial end of summer, Labor Day weekend, is fast approaching and school will be starting soon, so here's a to do list to accomplish before the summer slips away.

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Well-Known Grand Rapids Bartender Recovering After Bicycle Crash

Dave Draugalis, who has been a bartender at Z's in downtown Grand Rapids for over 14 years, is currently recovering from serious injuries following a bicycle accident. Friends and family are asking for the public's help and support.

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Couldn’t Make It To See KISS Saturday? Here’s A Peek [Video]

Unfortunately, I have to live my life vicariously through the smart phone lens of others, because I seem to miss out on buying concert tickets.

So, if you're like me and you missed out on the KISS show at Van Andel on Saturday, here's some fan videos to give you an idea of what you missed...

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Milwaukee Uprising: Violent Protests Erupt After Police Fatally Shoots Black Man

Violent protests erupts in Milwaukee after police shoots and kills a black man.

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‘Star Wars’ Actor Kenny Baker Passes Away at Age 83

Sad news today for fans of the Star Wars films and Terry Gilliam’s Time Bandits: Kenny Baker, the man who brought droid R2-D2 to life, has passed away at the age of 83. According to The Guardian, Baker’s passing comes after a long battle with an unspecified illness.

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Prince Estate Allowed to Sell Some of the Late Musician’s Realty Properties

The Prince estate has been given permission to sell some of the late music icon's properties.

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Federal Judge Orders ‘Making a Murderer’ Subject Released From Prison

Netflix has already announced a second season of Making a Murderer, their surprise hit true-crime series that captured the nation’s imagination last winter. The streaming service confirmed last month that filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos were already at work on a second batch of episodes “centering on new developments in the [Steven] Avery and [Brendan] Dassey cases. If that’s true, their show just got a huge real-life plot twist.

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‘It’ Producer Compares Stephen King Adaptation to ‘Stranger Things,’ Time Collapses in On Itself

Stranger Things creators The Duffer Brothers recently revealed that they once offered to direct the new adaptation of Stephen King’s It, but Warner Bros. politely declined. Instead, they went off and made a Stephen King story of their own with their hit Netflix series. Perhaps returning the shout-out favor, one of the producers behind It is comparing the upcoming film to Stranger Things, thus creating a nostalgia paradox that will inevitably cause the internet to implode.

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15 Words That Have Different Meanings in Michigan

Words are a universal thing that have universal definitions, but sometimes depending on where you are in the world those words can have completely different meanings...

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Crystal Pepsi is Back, Here’s Where You Can Find it in West Michigan

As of right now, there are only seven stores in West Michigan that are carrying it. And if you want to buy in bulk, be prepared - they're only being sold in 20-ounce bottles.

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