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Kent County Health Department Monitoring Traveler with ‘Very Low’ Ebola Risk

The Kent County Health Department announced it is monitoring a person who recently traveled from a country in West Africa, WOOD-TV8 reported.

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Free Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties in Grand Rapids, Grand Haven

The solar eclipse expected around dusk tonight may be safely seen at viewing parties in Grand Rapids and Grand Haven.

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UPDATE: Shots Fired At Canadian Parliament; One Soldier Dead; One Gunman Dead

UPDATE 1 p.m. EST: The Canadian soldier who was shot outside the National War Memorial has died according to the Daily Globe and Mail. Ottawa police confirm that one of the gunmen was shot and killed, while another is still believed to be on the loose.

A gunman shot a soldier and then ran toward Canada's Parliament building, Wednesday according to Ottawa police.

Police have confirmed that a man opened fire at the National War Memorial outside of the government complex shortly before 10 a.m. Shots hit a soldier who was standing guard. Witnesses say that they then heard shots when the man entered the Parliament building, where members were holding meetings.

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Second Texas Healthcare Worker Tests Positive For Ebola
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2nd Dallas Hospital Worker Tests Positive for Ebola; Was on Plane Two Days Ago

A second health worker at Dallas Presbyterian Health Hospital was diagnosed with Ebola on Wednesday morning. Apparently the nurse had traveled by air from Cleveland on Monday.

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ArtPrize 2014: The Winners [Video]

Anila Quayyum Agha’s “Intersections” is the public vote grand prize winner of ArtPrize 2014.

The juried grand prize produced a tie between Quayyum Agha’s “Intersections” at Grand Rapids Art Museum and Sonya Clark’s “The Hair Craft Project” at Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University.

Quayyum Agha's wins, announced Friday night in ceremonies at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, total $300,000 for the Indianapolis resident.

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‘We Are The World’ 2014! [Video]

Remember when a group collaboration song was usually made to raise money for a cause?

Well it's 2014. Nowadays, it's made for profitable reasons. It IS, however, still pretty cool.

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Flights Canceled in Grand Rapids and Chicago After Radar Facility Fire

 

WZZM-13 reports that multiple flights in and out of Gerald R. Ford International Airport have been canceled due to the fire at a Chicago airport related facility.

In addition, flights have been grounded at Chicago's busy O'Hare and Midway airports.

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.beer Domain Registry Now Open to Public

You've seen websites with .com, .net, .gov, and .org web addresses. Now there will be websites ending in .beer!

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Meet Chibatman, Japan’s Batman [Video]

Japan needs a superhero too, guys.

Enter Chibatman: Japan's own Batman.

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President Obama Addresses The Nation To Outline Strategy On ISIS
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President Obama Announces Strategy to ‘Degrade and Destroy’ the Islamic State

Tonight President Obama took to the national airwaves for a rare prime-time address to describe what America's response would be to the Islamic State (aka ISIL or ISIS), the terrorist group that has taken over parts of Syria and Iraq, and also beheaded two American journalists.

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Indian Woman Marries Dog to Rid Herself of Evil Spells [Video]

"Get your paws off me!" That's probably what one bride was telling her new hubby.

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Waiter Sets World Record by Carrying 27 Mugs of Beer

We all have goals in life. Maybe you want to be the guy who cures cancer. Maybe you want to hit a victory-clinching home run in game seven of the World Series. Or maybe you want to carry lots of beer. Lots and lots of beer.

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