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Review: The Grand Rapids Symphony’s ‘Tribute To The Beatles’

This weekend, I hosted the Grand Rapids Symphony's Picnic Pops at Cannonsburg Ski Area.

Outside of the traffic, it's a great way to spend a summer evening.

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‘That’s One Small Step For Man, …’ [Video]

It was 45 years ago today. At 10:56 p.m., as over a billion people watched on TV, the first human landed on the moon: Neil Armstrong, a Purdue University graduate born in Ohio.

Some have argued Apollo 11's moon landing on July 20, 1969, was all a hoax, and others think it was one of the greatest accomplishments of mankind.

However you see it, what is the lasting legacy of the moon landing?

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Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images
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Detroit Police Chief Credits Armed Citizens With Crime Reduction

Fed up with crime, some armed Detroiters have developed itchy trigger-fingers — and Detroit Police Chief James Craig said lawbreakers are getting the message.

Detroit has experienced 37-percent fewer robberies in 2014 than during the same period last year, 22-percent fewer break-ins of businesses and homes, and 30-percent fewer carjackings.

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Gilda's LaughFest
Gilda's LaughFest
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LaughFest’s Sunglasses At Night Record Needs Your Vote

As you know may know, Grand Rapids set the world record for getting close to 1,700 people to wear sunglasses at night as part of Gilda's LaughFest back in March.

Now the record is trying to win a fan choice award as the most popular Guinness Book of World Records stunt for 2014. And your vote could help seal the deal!

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Hey Batter, Batter! Let’s Watch the All-Star Game! [Video]

Major League Baseball plays its 85th All-Star Game tonight.

The game is at Target Field in Minneapolis, home of the Minnesota Twins. The game is being broadcast on Fox at 8 p.m. EST.

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Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
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Most Popular First Dance Wedding Songs [Audio]

Are you married? Do you remember your first dance?

Spotify possibly knows the song you chose for your first dance.

The music streaming service analyzed 30,000 wedding-themed playlists and 12,000 one song playlists named "First Dance" to create the top 10 list of songs played on the special day.

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PHOTO courtesy of Justin Herd/OneBowl
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GVSU Grad Has Invented Something You Never Knew You Needed Until Now [Audio/Video]

Justin Herd has invented the OneBowl, an all in one bowl for college students and others who thrive on Ramen and macaroni.

You can help him achieve his dream of getting his product to market.

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July Celebrates Grilling, Hot Dogs, Ice Cream Naturally

A number of special observances are held in July — three of them just naturally go together.

It's not only National Grilling Month, but it's also National Hot Dog Month and National Ice Cream Month.

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Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
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Drive-By Compliments, Part 2 [Video]

In a world becoming grumpier and crankier by the day, Blake Grigsby and his friends jumped in their cars to yell nice things at people. And, as usual,people don't know how to react to a drive-by compliment.

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Miami Heat’s LeBron James Returning to Cleveland to Play for NBA’s Cavaliers

In a stunning move, the best basketball player on Earth, LeBron James, has decided to return to his hometown team, the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Dave Davies Mad About Lies Surrounding Guitar Riff In ‘You Really Got Me’

Jimmy Page played plenty of session gigs during his stint as a freelance guitarist prior to joining the Yardbirds and founding Led Zeppelin. Was one of them The Kinks classic ‘You Really Got Me‘?

Kinks guitarist Dave Davies has a huge "aw HELL no!" to that.

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Play Tetris on Your T-Shirt [Video]

I can already hear the Tetris theme song in my head…

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