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WZZM-13: Haz-Mat Situation Unfolds at Haviland in Grand Rapids

Several emergency crews are being dispatched to a hazardous-materials situation on Grand Rapids' west side.

Public safety scanner traffic indicates a chlorine spill or leak at Haviland in the 400 block of Ann Street NW.

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‘Tonight Show Family Feud’: The Fallon Family vs. The Questlove Family

Most of the time, Jimmy Fallon confines the 'Tonight Show' games to just one or two participants, enough to keep things clean and easy to follow, with plenty of attention for his various guests. On last night's edition, however, the host decided to pump things up just a bit with an all-star take on 'Family Feud' that crowded the show's stage with a metric ton of Hollywood talent.

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9/11 Mobile Exhibit To Arrive In Grand Rapids Today

The "9/11 Never Forget" mobile exhibit will roll into the city on I-196 this afternoon, escorted by the Rolling Thunder motorcyclists, the Patriot Guard and the Grand Rapids Fire and Police Departments.

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ArtPrize 2014: Grand Rapids Public Schools Students’ Artwork on Display

Twenty student artists from Grand Rapids Public Schools are competing to have their energy-related artwork highlighted during ArtPrize.

The competition is a collaboration of Consumers Energy, Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) and the City of Grand Rapids.

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The Eagles’ Energetic Encore Tops Nostalgic Grand Rapids Night

By Lorilee Craker and John Sinkevics | Local Spins

Musicians are storytellers, and The Eagles have spun plenty of yarns in their 42-year history. Could their sold-out Monday “History of The Eagles” show at Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena be their final chapter here as far as performing live? It sure felt that way.

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The Rapid in Grand Rapids Is Looking for Your Good Ideas

Here's a good question: What's your preference -- doughnuts or pizza?

What do you think? Both? I'm all over that.  But seriously, doughnuts and pizza have something to do with The Rapid not resting on its laurels with the successful launch of the Silver Line.

The Rapid already wants to know where and how you want to go with the next bus rapid transit (BRT) line.

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Food News Around Grand Rapids

A closing, a sold out promotion, and a new mascot. Just another day in the world of food joints in Grand Rapids. First, the closing.

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Five Things You May Not Know About The Eagles

The Eagles are bringing their high-powered dog-and-pony show, titled "The History of the Eagles" to Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids tonight.

Comprised currently of vocalist-drummer Don Henley, vocalist-guitarist Glenn Frey, guitarist-vocalist Joe Walsh and bassist-vocalist Timothy B. Schmit, the band had five No. 1 singles and six No. 1 albums.

Here's five things you may not know about the band.

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Terminator 6 and 7 Release Dates
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‘Terminator 5′ Sequels Scheduled for 2017 and 2018

Despite that horrific subtitle for its reboot (yes, we're still not over that title), Paramount Pictures announced release dates for the next two 'Terminator' movies in the new trilogy to hit theaters in 2017 and 2018, respectively.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Reigns Again

There actually was a new film released this week. It's called 'The Identical' and it's a Christian-themed fable about what would have happened if Elvis Presley's stillborn twin brother had survived. Well, for reasons that should be obvious after reading that sentence, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' held onto the number one spot this weekend while 'The Identical' opened outside of the top 10, never to be heard from again.

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The Rock’s ‘Shazam!’ Movie Won’t Take Place in ‘Justice League’ Universe

As 'Batman vs. Superman' very clearly teases the upcoming 'Justice League' crossover (the subtitle is 'Dawn of Justice' after all), we all sort of assumed that The Rock's long-teased 'Shazam!' movie would fit into that blueprint somehow. Even The Rock himself tweeted the art above of his character, Black Adam, fighting both Shazam and Superman. But, now it seems that 'Shazam!' will be operating independently from the rest of the other DC superheroes at Warner Bros.

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Claudio Vieira de Oliveira
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Man With Upside-Down Head Lives Life to the Fullest

Claudio Vieira de Oliveira is unlike any other person you've ever seen.

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