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Netflix to Officially Begin Streaming New Disney Films in September

Way back in 2012 (or at least it feels way back), Netflix and Disney struck a deal for all of Disney’s movies — including Marvel, Pixar and Lucasfilm — to stream exclusively on Netflix Instant. According to the terms of their agreement, the deal wouldn’t kick in until 2016, which just so happens to be the year in which we are currently living. As announced today, Netflix will officially begin streaming Disney films in September, but that doesn’t mean the studio’s entire library will magically appear in your Instant browser.

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Jeffrey Willis Now Listed as a Person of Interest in the Disappearance of Jessica Heeringa

Norton Shores police have upgraded attempted abduction suspect Jeffrey Willis to a "person of interest" in the Jessica Heeringa disappearance case.

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The Kalamazoo Monster Trial Insanity – FBHW Segment 16 [Video]

A few months ago, Kalamazoo and West Michigan were shocked by the actions of a guy that went on a shooting spree while driving people around as an Uber driver. On Friday, one of the survivors had to face the monster in court, and was confronted by his insane rantings, breaking down on the stand.

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Bear Sighting Reported Near I-96 in Cascade Twp.

The bear was reportedly seen around 1 p.m. on Monday, May 23. It seems to have been minding its own business, just doing bear stuff, ever since.

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Abandoned Power Plant on Morrow Lake Near Galesburg, Michigan

The pictures of this abandoned power plant on Morrow Lake between Comstock Township and Galesburg are haunting.

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Police Ask for Help Finding Suspect in Woodland Mall Robbery

The Kentwood Police Department is asking for the public's assistance with a robbery that happened at Woodland Mall a few weeks ago, WZZM-13 reports.

Surveillance footage has been released of the robbery suspect. Police are asking anyone who can identify the man to come forward.

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New Netflix Instant Releases: June 2016

The most recent Best Picture winner is coming to Netflix.

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Firefighters Rescue Kayaker From Grand River

Over the weekend emergency crews responded to reports of a flipped kayak on the Grand River downtown Grand Rapids.

WZZM-13 reports that shortly after 5p.m. on Sunday, crews found a kayaker standing in water under the Bridge Street bridge, hanging on to a pillar.

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Check Out Chad Smith’s Michigan Logo on His Red Hot Chili Peppers Drumkit! [Video]

This weekend, the Red Hot Chili Peppers hit the stage to headline one of the nights of Rock on the Range in Columbus, Ohio. That in itself is pretty cool, but to see Chad's drum kit fitted with a Michigan drum head in Ohio is freaking awesome! Take THAT!

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City High Middle School Ranked #3 in the State by U.S. News & World Report

More honors are coming Grand Rapids Public Schools way, this time from U.S. News and World Report.

In February, I reported that Grand Rapids Public Schools City High Middle School has been ranked the #1 high school in the state on Bridge Magazine’s list of “2015 High School Academic State Champs”.

Now, City High Middle school has been ranked the #3 high school in the state of Michigan by U.S. News and World Report. It is the #1 high school in West Michigan and #47 in the nation, according to the report.

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Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza Dead at the Age of 51

Sad news to report as Megadeth drummer Nick Menza died onstage at the age of 51 Saturday night (May 21).

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Jeffrey Willis Had Images of Bound & Gagged Women, Child Pornography

Police found a mask, rubber gloves, photographs of females chained and bound, batting gloves, and a ball gag inside of locked boxes in Jeffrey Willis' van. They also discovered a 22-caliber pistol with the serial number scratched off, and a bar with wrist restraints.

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