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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Follow the Rules of the Water [Sponsored]

Summer is here! It officially arrived last Saturday, and this is truly the season when many love to relax and play out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, says to keep you and those around you safe on the water when boating.

In embracing summer and enjoying the great outdoors on the water and at the beach, here's another tip good for boaters and beach-goers to help you stay safe out there: Follow the rules of the water.

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Free Beer and Hot Wings Show
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Producer Joe and Steve Play the Impression Game [Video]

If you love really terrible impressions, you’ll love this!

Check out video of Producer Joe and Steve, of "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," bust out impressions of President Barack Obama, former heavyweight boxer and entertainer Mike Tyson and late Baseball Hall of Fame announcer Harry Caray.

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New Movies This Week: ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ and ‘Met Summer Encore: La Rondine’ [Videos]

Okay, so only one new movie this week, but it's a biggie: the fourth installment in the robot-alien-EXPLOSIONS!!! saga based on a 1980s cartoon.

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Photo Courtesy of Amway
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Have a Blast with Amway Family Fireworks on Fifth of July in Downtown Grand Rapids

The Amway Family Fireworks will light up the Grand Rapids skies on July 5 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids in celebration of Independence Day.

The 2014 event marks the fourth year of Amway’s title sponsorship of the annual fireworks display.

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Advanced Screening of ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ 3D Tonight at Celebration! Cinema North!

Want to see the NEW "Transformers: Age of Extinction" a day early?

Tonight is your chance at Celebration! Cinema North, 2121 Celebration Drive NE in Grand Rapids at Knapps Corner!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: A Look Inside Dumber Than Zane Trivia

Each Thursday on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we play Dumber Than Zane Trivia for a $500 cash prize.

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News About ‘Sleeping Beauty (Somewhere In Time)’

Check this out! A little news about "Sleeping Beauty (Somehere In Time."

I am so excited for this Circle Theatre upcoming show. I love children's theatre. Performing for the kids can be so fun. I think the cool thing about this show is that it's not just for little kids; it's actually entertaining and meant for all ages. We open this week on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at Circle Theatre!

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Aug. 7 Grand Rapids Date on Nothing More’s and Sleepwave’s Summer 2014 North American Tour

Nothing More has just unleashed its self-titled debut album while riding high with the single "This Is the Time (Ballast)."

Now, the band has announced a tour with Sleepwave that kicks off Aug. 5 in Kansas City, Mo., with a performance two days later on Aug. 7 in Grand Rapids at The Stache at The Intersection. There is also a show Aug. 9 at Dirt Fest in Birch Run.

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Jackie Gets Ready For ‘Sleeping Beauty (Somewhere in Time)’

This is the week we open "Sleeping Beauty (Somewhere in Time)" at Circle Theatre in Grand Rapids!

We are in the final stages of prepping for the show including getting the monster set we have placed as well as finishing up the different character makeup styles.

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Screen Gems
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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Think Like a Man Too’ Schools ‘Jersey Boys’

Unless your movie was named 'Jersey Boys,' this was a pretty excellent weekend at the box office for all parties involved. A new film opened big in the number one spot, last week's champions held on strong, and others continued to perform well further down the charts. But boy, it really kinda' sucks to be 'Jersey Boys.'

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Army Spec. Mitchell Oliver Returns to Hometown of Greenville Through Fly A Soldier Home This Summer [Photos]

Deann Oliver greeted an unexpected soldier Saturday.

In helping welcome home returning U.S. military personnel at Gerald R. Ford International Airport, she was doing a supportive shift with fellow Blue Star Mothers of America members and Patriot Guard Riders. A handful of families had already been reunited with loved ones when her eyes fell on someone she wasn’t expecting to see until at least next week: U.S. Army Spec. Mitch Oliver. It was her son.

Deann shrieked with delight, clutching into her knees just beyond Gate B as others in two greeting lines, many holding and waving American flags, clapped, smiled and cried tears of joy. Also beaming was Mitch, who had a bouquet of red roses for his mother snuck to him by his father, Gary Oliver.

He was flown in through Fly A Soldier Home This Summer, a contest sponsored by Ed Koehn Automotive Group in conjunction with Classic Hits 98.7 WFGR and affiliated stations 97.9 WGRD, Channel 95.7 (WLHT), 100.5 The River (WTRV) and 1410 AM The Touch (WNWZ).

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‘The Simpsons’ Casts Will Forte as the Owner of King Toot’s Music Store

'The Simpsons' has been on for so long that no corner of this fictional city hasn't been explored, and no casual reference hasn't been transformed into a full-fledged character or storyline. Well, at least we thought so! It looks like the 26th season of the long-running program managed to find one sliver of Springfield that's been left unexplored and Fox enlisted Will Forte to help explore it.

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