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Floyd Mayweather Drops Over A Million On Daughter’s Sweet 16 [Video]

The Grand Rapids born boxer Floyd Mayweather continues to spend money like it's going out of style. I guess you can't take it with you, so why not?

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City High Middle School Ranked #3 in the State by U.S. News & World Report

More honors are coming Grand Rapids Public Schools way, this time from U.S. News and World Report.

In February, I reported that Grand Rapids Public Schools City High Middle School has been ranked the #1 high school in the state on Bridge Magazine’s list of “2015 High School Academic State Champs”.

Now, City High Middle school has been ranked the #3 high school in the state of Michigan by U.S. News and World Report. It is the #1 high school in West Michigan and #47 in the nation, according to the report.

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Robin’s Identity in ‘Batman vs. Superman’ May Have Been Revealed

We’ve seen more than one character take up the Robin mantle in various Batman comics, shows and films throughout the years — which makes the identity of the dearly departed Boy Wonder in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice somewhat intriguing. There are a couple of likely possibilities, each of them with their own plot implications, and while there’s been a fair amount of speculation, the big Robin question may have just been answered.

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Are You Ready For a ‘Benji’ Reboot? Good, Because You’re Getting One

If studio developments in recent years have taught us anything, it’s to expect the unexpected when it comes to reboots and adaptations. From upcoming movies based on video games like Centipede and Tetris to the Jumanji reboot, it’s as if studios are plucking titles from the Least Likely pile (where is my Easy Bake Oven movie already?). The latest movie to get the unexpected reboot treatment is Benji — you know, the feel-good doggy adventure movie from 1974, which many of you probably remember best from its near-constant presence on The Disney Channel in the ’80s and early ’90s.

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West Michigan Whitecaps via YouTube
West Michigan Whitecaps via YouTube
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Whitecaps Players Surprise Young Cancer Survivor

Feel good story of the year right here. Some of the guys from the West Michigan Whitecaps paid a visit to Will, a young man who though he's been through a lot still has the biggest smile. 

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The New International ‘Ghostbusters’ Trailer Is the Best One Yet

*Red alarm emoji* There is a new Ghostbusters trailer, which means any and all trolls should see themselves out.

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Courtesy of the Muskegon County Jail
Courtesy of the Muskegon County Jail
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Jeffrey Willis Had Images of Bound & Gagged Women, Child Pornography

Police found a mask, rubber gloves, photographs of females chained and bound, batting gloves, and a ball gag inside of locked boxes in Jeffrey Willis' van. They also discovered a 22-caliber pistol with the serial number scratched off, and a bar with wrist restraints.

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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2’ Gives Krang a New Voice

Not long ago it was rumored that SNL vet Fred Armisen would be the voice of Krang in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (they really couldn’t go with a shorter title there, huh?). We’ve seen the beloved brainy villain in the trailers for the sequels, but we haven’t heard him speak just yet — and there may be a reason for that, as Armisen has apparently been replaced.

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Grand Rapids Police Department via Facebook
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Grand Rapids PD Now Has A Kid Patrolling The Street… Well, His Street

After the GRPD shared photos of their new friend Travis and his awesome police car, a man sent Travis' mom a message offering to make his car look a little more official.

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Courtesy of the Muskegon County Jail
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Syringes and Restraints Found in Van of Muskegon County Kidnapping Suspect

In court Wednesday, Muskegon County Prosecutor D.J. Hilson provided new evidence against attempted kidnapping suspect Jeffrey Willis. The evidence included a list of items found in Willis' silver minivan.

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Police Looking For Two Men Who Broke Into Ottawa County Home

The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in finding two men who broke into a Tallmadge Township home on Sunday.

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The Glory Of Spring In Grand Rapids [Video]

I would expect you to get outside today and take in another gorgeous spring day in West Michigan, but if you can't get out right now, take two minutes out of your hectic day and enjoy this beautiful take on Grand Rapids in springtime.

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