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Mother of Murdered 4-Year-Old Arrested on Unrelated Charges by Wyoming Police

Sonja Hernandez, the mother of 4-year-old Giovanni Mejias, has been arrested. FOX-17 reports that she has been arrested on charges unrelated to the death of her son...

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Watch a Special Father’s Day Teaser for ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’

This has been a good weekend for Planet of the Apes fans. Not only did we get our first look at some of the early buzz for the final film in the trilogy  —  buzz that suggest that War for the Planet of the Apes might just be the best and bleakest movie in the series yet  —  we’ve also been treated to a special Father’s Day trailer that explores the universal truths of fathers, sons, and legacy. Sentient apes or human, we’re all just trying to leave behind a better world for our children.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Cars 3’ Dethrones ‘Wonder Woman’

It’s a pleasant Sunday afternoon in the world, which means it’s time for your weekend box office updates! While this was a disappointing weekend overall for a handful of new releases, there’s good news to be had: after a disappointing $144 million total gross last weekend, the box office bounced back to $187 million total over the past few days. That takes some of the pressure off Wonder Woman to, you know, save the summer blockbuster as we know it. Here’s the totals as of Sunday afternoon:

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New Amazon Prime Instant Releases — July 2017

It’s that time again — time to mark your calendars for the start of a new month and a new streaming season! Today brings great news for Amazon Prime subscribers, as July’s slate of new additions has some really, really good ones in the mix.

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West Michigan Showed Up To Celebrate Griffins’ Calder Cup Championship

A very large crowd of hockey fans gathered Friday afternoon at Rosa Park Circle for the Grand Rapids Griffins’ Calder Cup Championship celebration...

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Steepletown Preschool New Park Built by Volunteers in Grand Rapids

Today in West Grand Rapids, hundreds of Amway volunteers converged on Steepletown Preschool to help construct a new playground for the kids! They turned the undeveloped lot at the corner of Fifth and Muskegon NW into a family-friendly safe play space.

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Chicago Open Air Tickets Make the Perfect Father’s Day Gift

Don’t get your dad another tie for Father’s Day. Tickets make the perfect gift. Single Day GA 4 Packs are available for Chicago Open Air, this July 14-16...

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The West Michigan Whitecaps Are A Must-see This Season

Everyone's attention has been on the Grand Rapids Griffins since they recently won the Calder Cup. The West Michigan Whitecaps deserve some recognition for the season that they've had to this point...

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West Michigan Chalk Art Festival is This Weekend

The 2017 West Michigan Chalk Art Festival is Friday and Saturday in Byron Center.

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Celebration! Cinema Woodland Offering 12 Free Movies For Kids This Summer

School's out! (Or almost out.) And that means that it's time to find things to do for the summer. One of the things that you definitely shouldn't miss out on is Celebration...

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Checking Out Grand Rapids’ Newest Brewery – City Built Brewing Company

Grand Rapids is Beer City, USA and it seems there's a new brewery popping up every few months. The newest, and most anticipated of those breweries is City Built Brewing Company, so we decided to give it a try.

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Explosive Racial Tensions Turn Harrowing in New ‘Detroit’ Trailer

It’s a tableau with which anyone who watches the news is all too familiar: police station, pair of white interrogators, terrified-looking black man. But it’s not from last night’s 10 o’clock broadcast — the year is 1967, and that’s Star Wars star John Boyega in the chair, fielding aggressive and leading questions from the stern officers. It’s a tense scene bordering on the sickening, and the trailer for Kathryn Bigelow’s supercharged period piece Detroit only get more brutal from there.

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