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Monarch Butterflies Might End Up on Endangered Species List in 2015

While 2015 is looking like a promising year for many, it's not looking too good for the Monarch butterfly. Experts are saying that this could be the year that they end up on the endangered species list. 

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Fish Lads’ Fish of the Week: Alaskan King Crab Legs and Jumbo Shrimp [Sponsored]

It's the Fish of the Week, presented by Fish Lads, located in the Grand Rapids Downtown Market.

This week’s catch is a double catch: Alaskan king crab legs and jumbo shrimps.

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Bodies, Debris Found in Search for AirAsia Flight QZ8501

Authorities have confirmed that debris found in Indonesian waters is from AirAsia Flight 8501 that vanished on Sunday, USA Today reported.

In a statement issued Tuesday, AirAsia Indonesia said Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency confirmed the debris of the aircraft was found in the Karimata Strait between Sumatra, Java and Borneo, an island shared by Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei.

The announcement came as bodies were being recovered from the area where the flight disappeared.

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‘The Interview’ Is Opening on Christmas After All (In Some Theaters and on Video on Demand)

It looks like "The Interview" -- Seth Rogen’s ultra-controversial comedy about an American assassination attempt on North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un — will open on Christmas after all.

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Sony Pictures Entertainment Cancels Christmas Release of ‘The Interview’ [Video]

Following today’s release of a message sent from the mysterious group responsible for the massive Sony hack, the company has now informed theater owners that they can opt out of screening ‘The Interview’ if they are concerned about the terrorist threat. Although the Department of Homeland Security responded by saying they could find “no credible info” on planned attacks, Sony has decided to place the decision to screen the film in the hands of theater executives.

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Photo Bernt Rostad
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Founders Brewing Co. Goes Global with Spanish Investor

Grand Rapids' Founders Brewing Co. now has an international investor.

Founders announced Wednesday that Mahou San Miguel brewery in Spain, will be their new partner.

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LeBron James Muffs in Meeting Royal Couple

LeBron James is the King, so it only makes sense he met the most known royal couple on the planet. But he also managed to commit a royal snafu in the process.

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NASA Awakens New Horizons Spacecraft Ahead of Pluto Encounter [Video]

NASA's doing some crazy things this month.

First, it launched its first spacecraft in three years since the space shuttle.

Now, the U.S. space agency has awakened its New Horizons spacecraft for an encounter with Pluto -- which is still a planet to me.

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‘December Seventh, Nineteen Forty-One, A Day That Will Forever Live In …’

Every generation has that day: The day something tragic happens that we all remember.

The last three biggies, from my perspective, were Dec. 7, 1941; Nov. 22, 1963; and Sept. 11, 2001.

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NASA’s Back in Space Flight Game with Orion [Video]

NASA reached a major milestone Friday as the Orion spacecraft completed its first voyage to space, traveling farther than any spacecraft designed for astronauts has been in more than 40 years.

Bottom line: NASA's back in the spaceflight game for the first time since the space shuttle program ended three years ago.

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These Are Not Your Dad’s Versions of ‘Jingle Bells’ [Video]

We've been playing Christmas music on Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR's sister station, 100.5 The River, since Nov. 2.

In addition to my gig as mid-day host on 98.7 WFGR, I am also our operations manager. Part of my job is helping schedule the music for WFGR and 100.5 The River.

So, yes, I have gotten to know my Christmas songs well, very well. And I can tell you this: A couple of new videos of "Jingle Bells" renditions are definitely not your dad's version of the holiday classic.

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NASA’s Orion Mission Managers Tap Friday Launch Attempt

For all the space junkies out there: The first flight test of Orion, NASA's next-generation spacecraft capable of sending astronauts on future missions to an asteroid and the journey to Mars, has been rescheduled.

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