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20 Things You Might Not Have Known About the James Bond Movies

With ‘Casino Royale’, ‘Quantum of Solace’ and ‘Skyfall’, the Daniel Craig era of the James Bond movies has been the most successful films of the entire franchise on both a critical and commercial level. That's pretty good for an actor a lot of Bond fans hated when he was originally cast (The Daily Mirror in London ran the headline “The Name's Bland. James Bland.”). With the next installment in Craig's 007 series—‘Spectre’—set for release in November, we thought we'd take a look back at the previous three films in the latest installment of You Think You Know Movies!

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‘Gremlins’ Remake Looks Unlikely

A lot of your favorite 80s classics have been rebooted or remade into not-so-classics. It's the unfortunate state of the movie business. But, today, we get one back. The proposed ‘Gremlins’ remake, that was on the “fast track” as recently as this past April, may be as dead as a Gremlin in a hot tub.

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Flu Shots Are Only 23 Percent Effective This Season, CDC Reports

On Thursday, health officials announced that flu shots are only 23 percent effective against this season's strain. This is not a good sign in a season where it seems more and more people are being stricken down with the flu. 

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Report: Entire MSU Football Staff Gets Raises

Many were impressed with Michigan State winning 11 games and a New Year's Six bowl this past season. Looks like MSU officials were impressed, too.

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Forest Hills Central High School Student Dies After Being Hit By Car

A Forest Hills Central High School freshman, Lucas Van Sprange, has died after being struck by a vehicle about 7:15 a.m. this morning in Cascade Township, authorities said.

WZZM-13 reports that Lucas, 15,  was crossing Cascade Road when he was struck by an SUV.

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New Hampshire Considers Changing Law to Allow Founders Beer Label

A lot of states have weird laws, and New Hampshire, it turns out, is no exception.

Currently, bottles of Breakfast Stout by Founders Brewery Co. in Grand Rapids is illegal to be sold in the state of New Hampshire.

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Stevie Nicks Reveals All To Rolling Stone [Audio]

Fleetwood Mac will be performing at Van Andel Arena this Tuesday night, and Stevie Nicks has been out making the interview rounds to promote the tour. She hasn't been holding back.

She opened up about why her and guitarist Lindsey Buckingham are bad for each other and why she doesn't date men her own age any more.

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Heart, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Book March 28 Show at Van Andel Arena

Heart, with special guests Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will be hitting the stage at Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Tickets go on sale Saturday, January 24 at 10am at the Van Andel Arena box office, all Ticketmaster locations, and online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets will be priced as low as $20, with others available for $35, $45 and a limited amount of $75.

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Credit: Kayla Kiley
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Battle Creek Newborn Dies, Mother Claims She Did Not Know She Was Pregnant

The Battle Creek Police Department (BCPD) is investigating the death of a newborn infant whose mother told police that she didn't know that she was pregnant.

Officers responded to the report of a unresponsive newborn at a residence on the 200 block of Oak Lawn D

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‘SNL’ Marathon Airing 19 Days on VH1, Leading into 40th Anniversary

NBC has been surprisingly quiet about ‘SNL’'s impending 40th anniversary special, but VH1 has upped the nostalgia ante in a major way. VH1 Classic will begin a 19-day marathon of ‘SNL’'s 40 years on January 28, working backwards through 433 episodes and staging themed mini-marathons along the way.

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12 Facts You Might Not Know About The Justice League of America

With the Justice League of America on its way to theaters as a result of some cruel Monkey's Paw wish, this week finds us going back into the history of DC's pre-eminent super-team to rustle up some strange facts about their origin! Find out about their first foes, their weird headquarters, how they were almost brought down by a teen who snapped his fingers a lot, and the strange connections between the JLA, major league baseball and Sailor Moon!

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WZZM-13: Rockford High School Students Evacuated to Gym After Threat

UPDATE 2:40 p.m. : According to Rockford High School's website, students will remain in the gymnasium for the remainder of the afternoon. The Michigan State Police canine unit is doing a thorough search of the school. They expect the search to be completed by 2:45 p.m. and students will be dismissed as soon as the all-clear is given by law enforcement.

Shortly after noon on Thursday, Rockford High School students were evacuated to the gymnasium due to a threat, WZZM-13 reported

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