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New Movies This Week: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Get On Up’ [Videos]

This week, we get the latest Marvel Studios expansion of the 'Avengers' universe, plus a biopic on the Hardest-Working Man in Show Business.

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Detroit Tigers Acquire David Price in Three-Team Trade; Austin Jackson, Drew Smyly Gone

The Detroit Tigers made a big move at today's trade deadline acquiring Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price.

The Tigers gave up outfielder Austin Jackson and starting pitcher Drew Smyly in the 3-team trade.

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Takin’ It Easy with The Eagles

With five No. 1 singles, six Grammy Awards and six No. 1 albums, The Eagles are one of the most successful rock groups from the '70s. They broke up spectacularly, and then regrouped in 1994.

"Desperado." "Take It Easy." "Hotel California." "Take It to the Limit." "Heartache Tonight." "Life in the Fast Lane." "Witchy Woman."

They have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide.

There's three opportunities coming up locally to enjoy their music in person.

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Federal Report: Overweight Kids Don’t Realize They Have a Problem

A new study by the CDC shows that many overweight children "misperceive" their weight status, which could be exacerbating the childhood obesity problem.

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Ypsilanti Man Accused of Calling Cab to Get Rid of Body [Video]

When a cab driver showed up to pick up a customer in Ypsilanti recently, she noticed that something was up.

He was carrying something pretty big covered in a sheet.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Lucy’ Takes Down Mighty ‘Hercules’

This weekend saw two movies named after their lead characters go head-to-head. In one corner, you have 'Lucy.' In the other, 'Hercules.' If you asked the average person who would win in a battle between Dwayne Johnson and Scarlett Johansson, most would probably side with the guy whose nickname is "The Rock." But the box office this weekend went in a completely different direction.

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Paddle Smart [Sponsored]

Paddle sports are the fastest-growing segment of recreational boating, with more than 300,000 paddle craft, primarily kayaks, being sold annually in the U.S., according to the Water Sports Industry Association and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, rowing, rafting and various other paddle sports are thrilling, exciting and fun.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, urge you to paddle smart, regardless of whether you are on an inland lake, river, stream, pond, whitewater course, rapids or one of the Great Lakes like Lake Michigan.

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New Movies This Week: ‘Lucy,’ ‘Hercules’ and ‘And So It Goes’

The box office gets a jolt this week, with a pair of action thrillers making their debuts, plus an easygoing family comedy to put a smile on your face.

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Catch a Ride with Uber [Video]

The ride-sharing service “Uber” is now live in Grand Rapids!

So, how does Uber work?

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Harry Casey of KC and the Sunshine Band [Audio]

Harry Casey formed KC and the Sunshine Band in 1975.

The group continues to tour and record, and hits the stage at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park tonight. The performance is part of the Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens series. Tickets are still available.

Casey joined "The Jojo Show" to talk about his role in a turning the tide of music in the early '70s.

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Ray LaMontagne Storms Off Stage During Meijer Gardens Show to Cap Odd Night

By Tricia Woolfenden | Local Spins

It was the “f— you” and implicit mic drop heard ’round the world.

Or, at least heard ’round Grand Rapids’ social media sphere (and likely far, far beyond) as reports of singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne’s expletive-laden on-stage meltdown flooded Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The famously mercurial artist abruptly stopped his set and stormed off stage Wednesday night when several members (seated in the front row, directly in the singer’s sightline) in the sold-out audience at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park wouldn’t stop yapping during the quiet of “Like Rock & Roll and Radio.”

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Ted Nugent Calls Racist Accusations ‘A Clear Act of Desperation’

Following the cancellation of one of his concerts, Ted Nugent has gone after those whom he believes are trying to destroy his career.

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