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West Catholic High School Student Charged in Death Threat Case Now Faces Child Porn Charges

The 17-year-old who targeted fellow classmates at West Catholic High School with death threats on Instagram is now being formally charged in the case.

Several news outlets are reporting that the teen, Matthew Herrington, is also facing child pornography charges.

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ArtPrize Announces Events, Changes and Grants for 2015

Today, ArtPrize made several announcements about changes and growth planned for 2015 including new opportunities for curators, an expansion of ArtPrize Pitch Night, more grant money and a new showcase event called ArtPrize Tonight.

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Ingram Publishing/ThinkStock
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West Michigan Women’s Expo Rolls in This Weekend at DeVos Place

The 17th annual West Michigan Women's Expo at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids is this weekend.

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Sonia Recchia/Getty Images
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‘The End of the Tour’ Set for Limited Release on July 31

When The End of the Tour premiered at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, in January, it received excellent reviews and some Oscar buzz.

The End of the Tour will receive limited release July 31. The summer release is designed to capitalize on the film's Oscar buzz and give it a better chance heading into Oscar season.

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Buy One, Get One Free to See Australian Bee Gees [Video]

The Australian Bee Gees are coming to DeVos Performance Hall on March 20.

If you have a friend you want to share the show with, you can buy one ticket and get one free using 98.7 WFGR's special promo code.

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Kevin Winter / Ethan Miller, Getty Images
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Heart Announces Tour Dates with Joan Jett & Blackhearts

Heart's always-busy tour calendar is filling up for 2015, including a series of dates with special guests Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.

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Michael Kosta Talks About His Comedy Influences, Why He Chose to Take Tennis Talents to Illinois [Video]

Michael Kosta will emcee Gilda's LaughFest 2015's Signature Event at DeVos Place Tuesday night.

He joined "The Jojo Show" to talk about the success of LaughFest and other things.

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Risto Viitanen/ Thinkstock
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Michigan State Police Gets Approval to Use Aerial Drones [Video]

There's about to be a remote controlled eye in the sky.

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Earl’s Meats in Holland Recalls Turkey Lunch Meat

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development reports that Earl’s Meats in Holland is recalling its turkey lunch meat because a sample has tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

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Grand Rapids Speedskater Shares Unique View of Frozen Lake Michigan [Video]

Last week, conditions on Lake Michigan were perfect for West Michigan Speedskating Club member April Chernoby to put on her skates, start up her camera and take a spin around the lake.

A video she shared on YouTube shows just how smooth the surface of Lake Michigan was.

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Michigan Men’s Basketball Coach John Beilein Gives Grand Rapids Student His Day On Court [Photos]

As a student manager for the University of Michigan basketball men's team, Ryan Kapustka has found his volunteer position to be rewarding as it gave him the ability to see the Wolverines with an up close and personal perspective.

But on Sunday afternoon in Ann Arbor, it got closer and more personal.

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Lavell Crawford Cancels Gilda’s LaughFest Appearance Because of Movie Production

Lavell Crawford has canceled his Gilda's LaughFest appearance for Wednesday night because of a movie he's currently filming, festival officials announced this morning.

The cancellation of his appearance at Fountain Street Church is because of a change in the production schedule for the film "Meet the Blacks."

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