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Police Are Looking for Grand Rapids Armed Robbery Suspect

Police are in pursuit of an armed bank robbery suspect Saturday in Grand Rapids.

According to WZZM-13, the suspect is armed with a shotgun. He was last seen near Dale and Plainfield around 9:30 a.m. after allegedly robbing the Kent County Credit Union, 1619 Plainfield Avenue NE in Grand Rapids.

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Patton Oswalt Literally Brings Down House at LaughFest Show When Backdrop Collapses

Anything can happen at a live show, including pieces of the set falling apart-- which is what happened at Pat Oswalt's LaughFest performance on Friday night.

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‘San Andreas’ Trailer: The Rock Is Rocking in This Earthquake Movie

It’s been a while since we had a really good disaster movie. Roland Emmerich was the last guy to really push the genre forward, but after freezing and then destroying the entire planet (in The Day After Tomorrow and 2012, respectively) there’s not really a lot of ground left to cover (and demolish). Next summer’s San Andreas will attempt to revive the disaster movie by juicing up an old favorite: the earthquake. This version, directed by Journey 2: The Mysterious Island’s Brad Peyton, features a tremor so huge it encompasses all of California from Los Angeles to San Francisco. It’s so big, Paul Giamatti gravely intones, it can even be felt on the East Coast. That’s a big quake.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Cinderella,’ ‘Run All Night’ and ‘It Follows’ [Video]

It's a good weekend for new movies, with Disney's retelling of Cinderella leading the way.

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Lowell Wrestlers Josh Colegrove, Lucas Hall and Zeth Dean Named Co-High School Athletes of the Week

Lowell High School wrestlers Josh Colegrove, Zeth Dean and Lucas Hall, who led the Red Arrows to their second consecutive MHSAA Division 2 state title in addition to capturing individual state titles, are co-winners of the Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week honor.

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Bob Newhart Set to Appear at Tulip Time Festival [Video]

Bob Newhart is not only known for his roles in two hugely successful TV series that carried his name, he was also named one of the top 100 stand-up comedians of all time by Comedy Central.

And now, he's coming to Holland's Tulip Time Festival for a show at Central Wesleyan Auditorium, 446 W. 40th Street, on May 8.

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Will Ferrell Follows in the Footsteps of Campy, Cesar and a Detroit Tiger [Video]

You may have heard that as a publicity stunt for his new movie Get Hard, Will Ferrell played all 10 baseball positions in five spring training games with various Major League Baseball teams in Arizona this week.

But have you heard about the odd baseball back story behind his feat? Two guys named Cesar and Campy and, later, a Detroit Tiger did what Ferrell did, but in regular-season games that counted in the standings. 

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Ugliest Room in Grand Rapids Found in Eastown, Garnering Homeowner a $10,000 Renovation

It's a big year for the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids, which is celebrating its 70th year.

The association decided to share their celebration, teaming with Option 1 Credit Union to "find the ugliest room in Grand Rapids."

The winner was announced today.

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Missing Grand Rapids Woman Found Dead

 

A missing Grand Rapids woman's body has been found in the Grand River.

WZZM-13 reports that the body of 55-year-old Kimberly Haymon was found in the river around 11 a.m. Thursday.

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Disney Officially Announces ‘Frozen 2’; Original Creative Team Set to Return

The news out of Disney’s shareholder meeting keeps on coming. This one isn’t much of a surprise: Disney is making Frozen 2. In a related story, the sky is blue and water is wet (until a princess with freezing powers comes along and turns it into ice).

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First ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Officially Titled ‘Rogue One’

Star Wars details have always been difficult to come by, but they've proven even more difficult with the upcoming spinoff. Other than confirmation that Gareth Edwards (Godzilla) will direct, we know very little about the film. Well, now we at least know what it will be called. Disney and Lucasfilm today confirmed that the first ever Star Wars spinoff will be officially called Rogue One.

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