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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Ex Machina,’ ‘The Longest Ride’ and ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’ [Video]

A wide variety of new releases to choose from this weekend including a movie directed by Ryan Gosling, an SXSW favorite and more.

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Ionia Boys’ Basketball’s Austin Gregory Named High School Athlete of the Week

Austin Gregory, a senior who is the all-time scoring leader for Ionia High School's boys' basketball team, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Joshua Davis Makes Top 12 on ‘The Voice;’ Credits Fans For Their Support [Video]

By John Sinkevics | Local Spins

Not only has Michigan’s Joshua Davis survived on Season 8 of NBC’s The Voice, but the talented singer-songwriter has emerged as one of the favorites among the reality show’s 12 finalists.

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Sabra Issues National Recall Due to Listeria Contamination in Hummus

The presence of potentially deadly listeria in hummus has prompted a national recall by Sabra Dipping Co. of 30,000 cases of Classic Hummus.

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Frederik Meijer Gardens Announces Full Summer Concert Series Lineup

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park has announced another impressive lineup for this year's Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert Series. This year, the series is bringing in many big names from across the music industry.

The 30-show lineup, which will include a special 20th anniversary concert, will feature artists like The Steve Miller Band; Harry Connick, Jr.; Vince Gill; The Beach Boys & The Temptations; Under the Sun Tour featuring: Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra, Uncle Kracker & Eve 6; Styx and Tony Bennett.

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Tanger Outlets Announces Several Stores Coming to New West Michigan Location

Tons of well known brands are coming to Tanger Outlets' new West Michigan under construction in Byron Township.

The retail center is being built near U.S. 131 and 84th Street SW in Byron Center, and the grand opening is scheduled for July 31.

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What’s a Diverging Diamond and How Do You Drive Through It? [Videos]

The new construction at Interstate 96 and Cascade Road SW in Grand Rapids will be completed late this year.

In addition to being a giant pain to negotiate while undergoing construction, it will be a new type of interchange called a diverging diamond when it's done.

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Why Is CBS Series ‘Battle Creek’ Set In Battle Creek? [Video]

The new CBS Sunday cop drama Battle Creek has won rave reviews so far, but why did Vince Gilligan choose the Cereal City has the locale for the series?

But it's the answer David Shore gives at the end that will make you proud to be from Michigan.

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Michigan Woman Is Now ‘Oldest Person In The World’ [Video]

Gertrude Weaver of Arkansas spent just five days as the 'Oldest Person In The World'. She stepped into the role last week when Japan's Misao Okawa (pictured) died at 117 years old.

Unfortunately, the title is never long lived, and Gertrude passed away yesterday at the age of 116, which leaves a Detroit area woman as the new reigning oldest person.

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Michigan’s Adopt-A-Highway Program Begins 25th Year This Weekend

The Michigan Department of Transportation's Adopt-A-Highway program will begin its 25th year when volunteers head out to pick up litter on April 11.

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Founders Makes Championship Round for Best Brewery in America

In a bracket-style tournament similar to that of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, Founders Brewing Co. has made it to the national championship for Best Brewery in America, as decided by voters on Thrillist.

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Duke Rallies Past Wisconsin for Fifth NCAA Title

Duke won its fifth NCAA Division I men's basketball title on Monday night, getting 23 points from freshman guard Tyus Jones in a 68-63 win over Wisconsin in Indianapolis.

College basketball's player of the year, Frank Kaminsky, led the Badgers with 21 points and 12 rebounds in the battle of No. 1 seeds at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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