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Today Is National Relaxation Day! So Relax!

Not only should you relax anyway, but when the mayor of Grand Rapids tells you to relax, you'd better listen!

It's National Relaxation Day! Here's a day I can get on board with!

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‘Power Rangers’ Reboot Gets 2016 Release Date

Well, we don't know about you guys, but we've resigned ourselves to our new nostalgia machine overlords. Their latest decree: the film reboot of the long-running 'Power Rangers' TV series will officially hit theaters in 2016. That gives you plenty of time to figure out an excuse for where you need to be that day -- whether that's an excuse so you can go see the movie or an excuse to avoid it is up to you. The power is yours. Wait. That was 'Captain Planet.'

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Tonight is Tom Petty Night at Fifth Third Ballpark

Tonight, the West Michigan Whitecaps celebrate Tom Petty Night at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park!

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Mickey Rourke Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Casually Calls Out Derek Jeter

Looks like Mickey Rourke is down with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, because Seth Meyers did not skimp on the ice, the water, or the "bucket" on last night's 'Late Night.' Rourke appeared on the show to chat about next week's 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,' but things soon turned to more pressing

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‘Bad Boys 3′ Confirmed by Martin Lawrence on ‘Conan’

Rumors of 'Bad Boys 3' have swirled for years -- the last we heard, it was looking for a writer, though there was no word if stars Martin Lawrence and Will Smith, and director Michael Bay would come back for another outing -- but it finally looks like things might be moving in the right direction. At least, if you think that Lawrence returning for more action is the right direction. (Hint: it is).

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Kalamazoo Police Closing Investigation Into Teleka Patrick’s Death

 

Police plan to plan to close the investigation into the death of Michigan doctor Teleka Patrick whose body was found in an Indiana lake.

Indiana State Police Detective Sgt. Rick Strong told the Kalamazoo Gazette that toxicology tests for Teleka Patrick turned up "nothing out of the ordinary." Investigators in Indiana had been waiting for the results of the tests since April. 

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Sixteenth Annual Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford Is Saturday [Audio]

The 16th annual Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford, a five-kilometer (3.1-mile) run/walk and kids' fun run, is Saturday in downtown Rockford.

Proceeds from the benefit go to Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, a non-profit dedicated to expediting viable treatments and a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a fatal genetic disorder that slowly robs those stricken with the disease of their muscle strength.

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Jimmy Fallon’s Tear-Soaked Robin Williams Tribute [Video]

A choked-up Jimmy Fallon took to 'The Tonight Show' last night to pay tribute to the recently passed Robin Williams, a highly emotional affair that should help squeeze one last round of tears out of Williams' many shocked and saddened fans.

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Michigan Made Device Could Prevent Casualties In School Shootings [Video]

A simple device that attaches to a classroom door could prevent more casualties in a school shooting situation, and it was invented by, and is manufactured in Michigan.

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Robin Williams Gorilla Friend ‘Koko’ Mourns His Death

As more and more stories are told about Robin Williams, this one struck me as especially poignant. In 2001, Robin Williams met and became friends with a gorilla named Koko, who uses American Sign Language to communicate

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Restaurant Week Grand Rapids Kickoff!

It's time for Restaurant Week Grand Rapids again!

From Wednesday to Aug. 24, more than 60 great eating and drinking establishments in greater Grand Rapids will be offering dinner and beer or wine pairings for a special price!

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Now Is the Time to Buy a House in Grand Rapids If You’re a Millennial

Grand Rapids ranks among the best markets to buy a home for millennials, the Grand Rapids Business Journal reports.

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