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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles:’ First Look at Splinter [Video]

While the 2014 MTV Movie Awards and a major 'Game of Thrones' episode were raging on, the first 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' TV spot hit the web, offering up new footage of the turtles in action and our first look at their master, Splinter! ...

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A crew works to restore electricity in northern Kent County in the aftermath of rainstorms since Saturday night. (Photo: Consumers Energy)
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WZZM-13: Evacuation Notice Issued Along Muskegon River in Newaygo County

 

Newaygo County Emergency Services is advising that people living along the Muskegon River, downstream of Croton, should prepare to evacuate immediately, WZZM-13 reports.

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2014 West Michigan Gaming Convention Brings Gaming to the People

This past weekend at the 28th Street Showplace, the 2014 West Michigan Gaming Convention took place for it's 2nd year. If you are a fan of table top gaming, Magic: The Gathering, and just gaming overall, this is the place you needed to be!

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Captain America 2′ Reigns Supreme

This weekend saw a neck-and-neck race for the first spot at the box office, with the animated 'Rio 2' offering strong competition for last week's champion, 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier.'

When the dust, debris and feathers settled, the one starring the superhero took the first slot, but there is no shame in a second place that strong.

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‘Sinister Six’ Movie Will Be Tale of Redemption

Sony has plans for two more 'Amazing Spider-Man' movies, as well as spin-offs for villains, including Spidey's greatest foes: the Sinister Six. And while they are the most villainous of the villains, the producers say we can expect a slightly different take on their story when it comes time for their tale to be told in the 'Sinister Six' film, which is being helmed by director Drew Goddard

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Strong Storms Pound West Michigan, More Coming [Video]

Extremely strong thunderstorms ripped through portions of West Michigan on Saturday, leaving some pretty significant damage.

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‘The Simpsons’ Parody ‘Mad Men’s Infamous ‘Next On’ Promos

'The Simpsons' have been venturing further and further into one-off tribute the last few years, and with 'Mad Men' due to return for its final season this coming weekend, what better time to send a little love to Sterling-Cooper? Watch 'The Simpsons' take on 'Mad Men's infamously cryptic promos, using animated footage from prior episodes!

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‘SNL’ Tells the Story of Two Monster Pals

Last night's 'SNL' had a digital short that had it all. Two characters speaking in a fictional language while wearing Halloween masks. Guest host Seth Rogen being racist against monsters. A surprise celebrity cameo. Children being scared. A minor rant about the inaccuracies of 'Monsters, Inc.' We're not sure what everyone was eating before they wrote this Monster Pals sketch, but they should order from there more often.

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Fascinating Story Behind World’s Most Famous Computer Desktop Wallpaper [Video]

It's one of the world's most famous images, but did you know it's actually real?

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This Is Why Saturday Mornings Are Not Fun for Parents

If you're a parent, you'll totally identify with this guy. If you're not yet a parent, well, consider this a glimpse into your future.

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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Announces Full 2014 Summer Concert Series Lineup

Oh. My Goodness. The concerts coming to Frederik Meijer Gardens in 2014 are amazing.

In the past few months, we've heard of a few of the acts, but this morning, the Gardens announced their full lineup. Gavin DeGraw, O.A.R, CAKE, Counting Crows, the Barenaked Ladies and more will be making their way to Grand Rapids in the coming months. Here's the full lineup:

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Indiana State Police Confirm That Body Found Was Teleka Patrick

The Kalamazoo County Sheriff held a news conference Wednesday morning on further developments in the case of missing Kalamazoo doctor Teleka Patrick.

The Indiana State Police have confirmed that the body found in Lake Charles on Sunday is that of the missing Kalamazoo woman.

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