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New Netflix Instant Releases: June 2015

Next month brings a whole new batch of streaming content to Netflix Instant, including the Wachowskis’ new original series Sense8, as well as Orange Is the New Black Season 3, and the Netflix Original documentary on the life of the legendary Nina Simone. In addition, some new seasons of your favorite television shows, as well as beloved classic films and recent favorites. Read on for your guide to the new Netflix Instant releases arriving in June.

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Griffins’ Western Conference Finals Playoff Schedule Set, Wings Say Blashill Can Stay [Video]

Two of the top seeds in the American Hockey League's Western Conference, our own Grand Rapids Griffins and the Utica (NY) Comets, have survived and will face off against each other in best of seven series that will commence this Sunday night.

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Watch David Letterman’s Final, Star-Studded Top Ten List

There were no scheduled guests on the final episode of The Late Show With David Letterman (minus The Foo Fighters, who closed out the night with a performance of “Everlong”), but that didn’t mean that a few of Letterman’s old friends didn’t stop by to say goodbye one last time. Some of the funniest people alive all came together to present one final Top Ten list, Things I've Always Wanted to Say To Dave.

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Dog Flu Confirmed in Grand Rapids [Video]

This spring an outbreak of canine influenza sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the states surrounding Michigan.

Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana have all seen cases of the virus, some of them deadly.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has now confirmed three cases of dog flu in Michigan: two in Grand Rapids and one in Macomb County, Wood TV 8 reports.

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Pink Tie Guys Annual Fundraiser to Fight Breast Cancer is Thursday in Grand Rapids

The Pink Tie Guys is an exclusive group of men committed to raising awareness of how breast cancer impacts the total family.

The group meets once per year. This year's meeting is at Reserve Wine & Food in Grand Rapids on Thursday from 6:00 p.m. - Midnight.

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What on Earth Caused This Baby to Make This Face?

This little girl isn't hiding the fact that she's not happy.

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5 Gadgets to Help You Stop Losing Your Stuff
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Stop Losing Your Stuff — 5 Gadgets to Track Down What You’ve Misplaced, Had Stolen or Just Lost

As we get busier, we get more stuff to make our lives easier, but because we're busy, we sometimes lose that stuff and then lose time looking for it. It's time we stopped losing our stuff and our time, yes?

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Straight-A Student Gets Surprise Proposal During Graduation

This college grad is swapping the cap and gown for a wedding gown.

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Michigan Man Arrested for Waterboarding 5-Year-Old [VIDEO]

Last week, 30-year-old Michael Porter of Mt. Morris (in Genessee County) was arrested for child abuse after police discovered that he had been torturing his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son using the controversial waterboard technique.

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Grand Rapids Makes List of Cities with the Most Mosquitoes

Well, this isn't really a list we wanted to be on, is it?

Summer is almost here, and in Michigan, with summer, comes mosquitoes. And Grand Rapids ranks number twelve on the list of top mosquito cities in the United States by the pest control company, Orkin.

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New Underwater Bar Makes Diving a Wild, Wet, Wacky Adventure

Taking a dip has taken on a whole new meaning in Mexico.

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Power Outage Reported Along Plainfield Ave. & 3 Mile Road

About 2,700 Consumers Energy customers are without power on the northeast side of Grand Rapids this afternoon.

According to the Consumers Energy Outage Map, the outage started just after 2:00pm and is affecting the area along Plainfield Avenue, I-96 and Three Mile Road NE. Traffic signals are out in the area.

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