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Erupting Chilean Volcano Is a Frighteningly Spectacular Sight

Chile's Calbuco erupted on Wednesday for the first time in 40 years on Wednesday, causing some 4,000 people in a 12-mile radius to be evacuated.

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(Photo: Consumer Product Safety Commission)
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TREK Recalls Nearly 1 Million Bikes

Nearly one million Trek bikes are being recalled in the United States and Canada after an injury that left one rider paralyzed.

Included in the recall are 900,000 bikes in the U.S., and 98,000 sold in Canada, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. A quick-release lever on the bike's front-wheel hub can come into contact with the front disc brake assembly, resulting in either complete wheel separation or the wheel coming to a sudden stop.

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Chuck Abbe
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Winnipeg Has Plan to Eradicate Gophers [Video]

Got a gopher problem?

The folks in Winnipeg might have the solution for you!

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Vinyl Is Back, with Styx Pushing Its Eight Albums

Many old-school groups seem to be releasing music this spring, either digitally re-mastered classics or brand spanking new music.

Styx is heading out on tour to support its eight-album vinyl box set collection, which is slated for release May 12. No tour dates have been released yet, although tickets are to be available through Ticketmaster.

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Dublin Pub Owner: Founders All Day IPA Is Top Seller on St. Patrick’s Day [Video]

A pub owner in Ireland says a Grand Rapids beer is a top seller in his pub on St. Patrick's Day!

Gareth Cummings, who runs Thomas House in Dublin, gave props to Founders All Day IPA in a Reddit AMA session.

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Ford’s Iconic Pony Car Goes Global [Video]

As the all-new design of the 2015 Ford Mustang rolls off the lots of Ford dealers locally, it is also becoming an international must-have.

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St. Patrick’s Night Skies Might Get Green Tint from Northern Lights [Infographic/Photos]

NASA is reporting that a coronal mass ejection -- it sounds messy, but it's not -- will give Michigan residents a pretty good shot at seeing the Aurora Borealis light up the northern skies tonight, capping St. Patrick's Day with a green light show this evening.

The further north you go, the better your chance of seeing it, but greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan residents may get a view if the skies stay clear, The Grand Rapids Press/MLive Media Group reports.

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The Eagles Forced Off Stage by Bad Weather [Video]

Severe bad weather caused The Eagles to briefly delay a concert in Australia on Saturday night.

A thunderstorm with 86-mile-per-hour winds hit near Australia’s outdoor Hanging Rock venue in Victoria where the band was playing. The Eagles were in the middle of their third song when the stage began to shake, and a screen came loose and swung over the crowd.

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Deep Snow? That Is No Problem for This Canadian Train [Video]

When you have lived in as many other places as I have you come to appreciate the people of the North and how they handle snow. They treat it as a fact of life.

Case in point: This Canadian train rolling through New Brunswick. 

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s Visa Denied Due to His Domestic Violence Convictions

Grand Rapids native and boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr.(who just last year posted his ex's sonograms and accused her of "killing babies") has been denied entry into Australia due to all of his domestic violence and assault convictions. Good.

Mayweather was hoping to travel to Australia to do some promotional events in Sydney and Melbourne. Unfortunately for him, Australia was much more concerned with Mayweather's record outside of the ring than the were with his wins and losses in the ring. 

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You Can Buy McDonald’s Big Mac Secret Sauce!

You can now buy the Big Mac's secret sauce from McDonald's without buying a Big Mac!

There's a catch, thousand island dressing-loving secret sauce aficionado.

It's gonna cost you.

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Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images
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Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Meets Manny Pacquio; Makes Boxing Folks Wonder If Bout Is Imminent

The boxing world has been buzzing about talks to put Grand Rapids native WBC welterweight boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., in the ring with WBA champ Manny Pacquiao.

On Tuesday night, it appears to have gotten a step closer to happening.

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