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New Movies This Week: ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,’ ‘If I Stay’ and ‘When the Game Stands Tall’ [Video]

Three new movies hit theaters this coming weekend—a comic book sequel (yes, another one), a teen tearjerker and an inspiring high-school football tale.

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The Rapid’s New Silver Line Promises More Efficient Commute [Infographic/Video]

Monday marks the debut of The Rapid's new $39 million Silver Line, which is described as the area's first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT).

The bottom line is this: You'll be able to get from 60th Street to Michigan Street NE and the Medical Mile in less than a half hour. That is 40 percent faster than you can get there using current bus routes with The Rapid.

And like everything else in Grand Rapids -- Beer City USA, there's a brew to celebrate the occasion!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Father and Son to Run Across U.S. 50 Miles Per Day for 70 Days [Video]

Shaun Evans and his 8-year-old son, Shamus, are doing something that will make you look like you're the laziest person in the world. And it's all for a great cause. Oh, and it's a great, heartwarming story as well.

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Mother of Sandy Hook Victim Writes Powerful Letter to Teachers

The mother of one of the 26 victims of 2012's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has written a powerful letter to the teachers of America.

Nebla Marquez-Greene had two children attending Sandy Hook Elementary that day. Her daughter, 6-year-old Ana Grace, was killed in the Connecticut massacre, and her son was uninjured in the attack.

Her letter, which was posted on the Education Week website is powerful, gut-wrenching and encouraging all at once. Read it after the jump.

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Surprise! Grand Rapids’ Teazers Bar & Grill Closes

In a sort of surprise move, the North Monroe neighborhood bar Teazers Bar & Grill closed Thursday night.

The bar has been purchased and a new eating-and-drinking establishment is going to take its place.

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Can You Guess the Celebrity Cleavage?

Today's mystery woman is a 38-year-old actress who was born in Madrid, Spain.

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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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Meijer LPGA Classic Presented by Kraft Reveals $600,000 Donation to Simply Give

The Meijer LPGA Classic Presented by Kraft, Walker-based Meijer's community-focused inaugural LPGA golf tournament, boosted Meijer's Simply Give food pantry-supporting and hunger-fighting program on Wednesday.

Meijer LPGA Classic by Kraft representatives made a $600,000 donation to Simply Give, which helps Midwest food pantries restock their shelves and improve quality of life for thousands of families.

The proceeds were from the 72-hole tournament, held Aug. 7 to 10 at Blythefield Country Club in Belmont and won by South Korean rookie Mirim Lee.

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2014 Emmy Awards: Robin Williams to Be Honored by Billy Crystal

Apart from all the good spirits of the evening, every Emmys inevitably becomes a somber occasion in honoring those we've lost over the course of the year. Now, with Robin Williams' tragic suicide still weighing on the world at large, the 2014 Emmy Awards have announced that Billy Crystal will step up to honor his fallen friend in the memoriam segment of the evening.

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ICP, Mushroomhead, and More Coming to The Orbit Room on Sept. 25!

When I first saw this show announced, I thought..."Well, that's interesting." Then I kinda sat back and figured that this is going to be one hell of a show. I am not an ICP at all, but I sure do love Mushroomhead. Bring the Rap and bring the Metal, cause ICP and Mushroomhead are coming to The Orbit Room on Sept. 25th at The Orbit Room!

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GWAR Sets Date for Destruction at The Intersection on Nov. 23! [Video]

Losing the great scumdog of Oderus Urungus will not slow down the killing machine that is GWAR.

Recently, they played their usual GWAR-B-Q and sent Oderus via a Viking Funeral.

However, it's back to business for the earth dominators as they will make their way to The Intersection in Grand Rapids on Nov. 23!

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Robin Williams Remembered by David Letterman [Video]

It's been over a week since the stunning news of Robin Williams' death. 

With conversations about Williams still happening in offices and homes and on social media, you realize how much he was a part of everyone's life in some small way

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