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It’s National Chocolate Day! Yum! [Video]

Americans typically purchase more than 58 million pounds of chocolate just for Valentine's Day.

It's National Chocolate Day today! Let's celebrate with some chocolatey ideas, suggestions and factoids.

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Consumers Energy Sending Workers to Help Out with Snowstorm in Northeastern U.S.

Consumers Energy is sending more than 50 employees to the northeastern U.S. to assist in snowstorm relief.

"We are ready and willing to assist East Coast communities as they prepare for a storm that could cause significant damage," said Michele Kirkland, Consumers Energy vice president of energy operations. "We have been fortunate in the past to be helped by out-of-state crews, and with fair weather here in Michigan, this is an opportunity for us to help them."

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An Interview With James Ponsoldt, Director of ‘The End of the Tour’

“The End of the Tour” premiered Sundance Film Festival with a showing at Eccles Center Theatre in Park City, Utah, on Friday night.

The film opened to excellent reviews.

Director James Ponsoldt discusses the film in a lengthy interview released by Kilburn Media and Strategy PR, including why "The End of the Tour" inspired him, preparation for the movie, on-screen relationships by the cast, the most difficult scene to shoot and more.

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‘The End of the Tour’ Reviews Call Film ‘Heartfelt’, ‘Fascinating,’ ‘Brilliant’ and ‘Fantastic’

"The End of the Tour" premiered at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, tonight.

The film was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014.

The first reviews are in.

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Jesse Eisenberg, James Ponsoldt, Jason Segel Talk ‘The End of the Tour’ as Film Premieres [Video]

"The End of the Tour" is making its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah tonight.

The film stars Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel. It was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014. 

As "The End of the Tour" premieres, more details are being shared about the film.

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New Movies (This Week): ‘Black Sea,’ ‘The Boy Next Door,’ ‘Mortdecai,’ ‘Song One’ and ‘Strange Magic’ [Video]

This week's new movie releases includes story lines involving stolen paintings, goblins, hockey and a little bit of everything else.

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ESPN’s Mark Brunell Gets Very Emotional Talking About Deflated Footballs [Video]

For the last five days, what's being called DeflateGate has been dominating the sports headlines.

The question at large: Did the New England Patriots deflate the footballs in the AFC Championship game -- a 45-7 win against the Indianapolis Colts -- last weekend?

It sure looks like it.

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Grand Rapids Metro Area Has Bed Bugs [Infographic]

Orkin has released its annual list which ranks cities by the number of bed bug treatments they have performed.

The Grand Rapids metropolitan area moved up to No. 20 in 2014, after being ranked 33rd in 2013.

Chicago is No. 1. Detroit is No. 2.

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Motley Crue Unleashes Single ‘All Bad Things;’ Reveals Final Tour’s Last Leg [Video]

WGRD debuted Motley Crue's final single "All Bad Things" during Liquid Lunch today!

We first heard the song when they kicked off their final tour here in Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena this past summer.

Check out "All Bad Things" and the new music video below!

Motley Crue also revealed details on the last leg of their final tour, called the Final Tour.

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Legendary Sportscaster Al Michaels Talks Lake Placid, Howard Cosell and ‘BASEketball’ [Audio]

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New England Patriots Being Investigated for Using Deflated Balls

The NFL will be investigating claims that the New England Patriots deflated footballs during the AFC championship game, where they annihilated the Indianapolis Colts 45-7, according to Bob Kravitz of Indianapolis' WTHR-TV.

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Houston Man’s iPad Stolen, Thieves Upload Selfies and Videos of Themselves [Video]

Ah, technology. With the advances over the years, it's pretty hard to stay anonymous.

Take, for instance, this pair of apparent iPad thieves in suburban Houston.

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