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Viral Video Stars: Then and Now

They used to say there are no second acts in American life. Thanks to the Internet, though, these days once-famous folks never really go away.

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If Your Cell Phone Rings Once From an Unknown Number, Don’t Call Back – It Could Cost You $30

Here's a tip on the latest huge cellphone scam.  If you get a call on your cell from an unknown number, and it only rings once, do NOT call it back.

You might be tempted, thinking it's a super great job offer, or a long-lost friend, or some super-hot guy you gave your number to once, but it's not.

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Brr! Another Stupid Polar Vortex Visiting Grand Rapids

Brr.

The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office has some advice for everyone: Stay inside over the next couple days, if you can!

It was 6 degrees at lunchtime, and with the wind chill it was 12 degrees below zero out at the airport.

There are lots of closings out there. It's nasty weather. Thanks polar vortex!

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WGRD Pond Hockey Classic: 2014 Championships Coverage

The third annual WGRD Pond Hockey Classic came down to three championship games Sunday afternoon in which the title-clinching teams had plenty of familiarity with each other.

The Dematic Wolves, with a core of former players from Davenport University's American Collegiate Hockey Association Division II national title teams from 2008 to 2010, squeaked out a 10-8 win over the Wolfpack in the Gold Division championship.

Beer 30, with a nucleus of players with experience on Kenowa High School's varsity team, ran away with a 26-9 win over the Cold Ones in the Silver Division championship.

The Grifters defeated Maroon Union 12-9 in the Bronze Division championship. The game was a match-up mostly of players from the same team in a Grand Rapids men's rec league.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Ride Along’ Leaves ‘I, Frankenstein’ Choking

Ah, a week at the box office where the new release flies completely under the radar and everything else feels like it's just hanging out because there's nothing else to push it off the charts.

Welcome to January.

Welcome to the home of movies like "I Frankenstein," which was dead on arrival this weekend and will vanish into budget theaters within the next week or so.

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Arnold Warms Up for Super Bowl 2014 Commercial

In this recent teaser for Bud Light's upcoming Super Bowl 2014 commercial, the Governator is warming up for one hell of a ping pong match. 

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WZZM-13: Grand Rapids Couple Among Three Dead in I-94 Pileup in NW Indiana

Three people were killed in a massive highway pileup on Interstate 94 in near Michigan City, Ind., on Thursday afternoon, our news-gathering partner WZZM-13 reported Thursday night.

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East Grand Rapids’ Reeds Lake Frozen and Ready to Rock WGRD Pond Hockey Classic [Video]

The lake is in final prep for this weekend's WGRD Pond Hockey Classic.

The rinks are being finished, the tents are going up and the teams are gearing up for some hard-core pond hockey action on Friday, Saturday and Sunday!

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‘SNL’ Replaces Weekend Update Host Seth Meyers With Writer Colin Jost

The inevitable departure of 'SNL' vet and Weekend Update host Seth Meyers has not yet befallen fans of the long-running sketch comedy series, though when Meyers leaves Saturdays behind for 'Late Night,' co-anchor Cecily Strong will not fly solo at the Weekend Update desk. 'SNL''s head writer Colin Jost has officially been selected to fill Meyers' seat, but is he up for the task?

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Warm Up with East Grand Rapids Community Pancake Breakfast on Saturday

This weekend is our WGRD Pond Hockey Classic on Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids, and what's better than going out to watch some hockey and warming up with delicious pancakes.

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Bill Cosby Plots a Return to TV with a New NBC Sitcom

Just when you thought comedy icon Bill Cosby had retired, in spite of his recent "Far from Finished" stand-up (or sit-down) special on Comedy Central, the cultural icon and pudding magnate is at it again. The 76 year-old Cosby will return to NBC decades after 'The Cosby Show' for a new original family sitcom, to both star in and produce.

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