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Would You Like To Eat Free Tacos For A Year? Here’s How

The first 100 people who visit Fajita Republic Cantina in Grand Rapids will get free tacos for a year. How easy is that?

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Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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I Never Knew That! Or How I Learned I Had Over 100 Messages Waiting For Me On Facebook

Have you ever had something sitting right in front of your face, and you never knew it until someone pointed it out to you?

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‘The Simpsons’ Salutes David Letterman in Latest Couch Gag

Last week saw Dave Letterman shaking up the late-night landscape with the announcement of his imminent retirement, which as since led to all manner of speculation on a replacement, but the impact has already gone further down the pop culture rabbit hole. Watch 'The Simpsons' pay tribute to the retiring 'Late Show' leader with last night's couch gag from "Luca$"!

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Photo courtesy of Chris (my boyfriend)
Photo courtesy of Chris (my boyfriend)
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West Michigan Whitecaps Rebuild Fifth/Third Ballpark [Video/Photos]

Following the fire in January that devastated many in West Michigan and left Fifth/Third Ballpark in a state that had many of us wondering if Opening Day would happen on time, the West Michigan Whitecaps have been hard at work rebuilding their home.

Opening Day for the Whitecaps at Fifth/Third Ballpark in Comstock Park is Tuesday, and West Michiganders are eagerly awaiting their first look at the revamped ballpark. I managed to get some sneak peek photos of the rebuild courtesy of my boyfriend (he's been on the crew rebuilding the park).

Check out the progress after the jump!

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Captain America 2′ Throws His Mighty Shield

Like 'Iron Man 3' and 'Thor: The Dark World,' the question was never whether or not 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' would take the number one spot at the box office, but rather how much it would earn while sitting pretty at the top of the list.

Also, like its "Phase 2" predecessors, the second Steve Rogers adventure proved that people are still punch-drunk in love with the Avengers characters.

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Frederick M. Brown, Getty Images
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Hollywood Legend Mickey Rooney Dead at 93

Mickey Rooney, the legendary actor who appeared in over 340 movies and television shows, has passed away. He was 93.

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‘Harry Potter’ Spinoff ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Will Be a Trilogy

It was announced last September that 'Harry Potter' franchise author J.K. Rowling is working with Warner Bros. on a spinoff titled 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' and now comes word that the studio will follow in the footsteps of the 'Hobbit' franchise by making the exciting new project into an even more exciting new trilogy, milking every bit of of this magic for what its worth.

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Body Of Missing Kalamazoo Doctor Teleka Patrick Possibly Found In Indiana

UPDATE: (5:00 p.m.) Teleka Patrick's family has told WZZM-13 that they are "in mourning assuming the body may be that of Teleka."

UPDATE: (4:25 p.m.) The Patrick family has released a statement saying that they still don't know for certain that the body found is that of the missing Kalamazoo woman:
Our family was informed that a body was found that may be our daughter Teleka Patrick. We are waiting for official confirmation from the Kalamazoo Sheriff's Department and have no comment at this time. Thank you for your continued prayers - we ask that you respect our privacy at this difficult time.
(3:45 p.m.) The body of missing Kalamazoo doctor Teleka Patrick has possibly been located in a lake in Indiana near where her car was found abandoned.

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‘Gremlins’ Remake Moving Ahead

It's been a while since we reported anything new about the 'Gremlins' reboot over at Warner Bros., but apparently someone's been feeding the execs over there after midnight because sources say it's not only still happening -- it's been put on the fast track. Hide your Mogwais, the 'Gremlins' are coming. 

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The Ladies of ‘SNL’ Sing About ‘Dongs All Over the World’

Like so many comedy shows, 'SNL' has occasionally felt like a boy's club, with the guys getting much of the best material, crazier characters and more memorable sketches. This has shifted in recent years and now the women of the show are allowed to get just as weird and nasty as their male counterparts. In a way, it all feels like it's been building up to this. Are you ready for "Dongs All Over the World"?

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Professor Makes Student Answer Phone On Speaker; He Will Probably Never Do That Again! [Video]

File this under awkward!

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‘Godzilla’ Unleashes Even More Destruction in New TV Spot [Video]

Following yesterday's debut of a new 'Godzilla' TV spot (and photos), Legendary has released yet another one, proving that the epic monster truly is unstoppable. The above spot features even more footage of Godzilla's insane and unbelievable path of destruction, and we simply cannot wait to watch this big guy in action on the biggest screen possible. 

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