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Emma and Noah Were the Most Popular Baby Names of 2014

The Social Security Administration has released its data on the most popular baby names for last year, and really none of them come as a huge surprise to most of us here. 

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Avengers 2’ Leaves ‘Hot Pursuit’ in the Dust

As expected, Avengers: Age of Ultron dominated the box office for the second weekend in a row, pulling in numbers that would be the envy of most summer blockbusters’ opening three days. And while the only new release of the week faltered, it was a surprisingly strong week overall, with many of the films in the top 10 faring well despite facing one of the biggest movies of the year.

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From the Set: Reese Witherspoon and Florence + the Machine
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SNL Forces the Cast to Apologize to Their Actual Mothers

Last night’s generally unremarkable episode of SNL peaked early when it took advantage of its proximity to Mother’s Day to do something kind of remarkable. As part of her opening monologue, guest host Reese Witherspoon declared that the show was going to mark the occasion by bringing each cast member out with his or her mother...and then forcing them to apologize for their childhood transgressions.

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Grand Rapids’ 2015 Fifth Third River Bank Run Results [Video]

Rain didn't stop over 20,000 runners and 40,000 spectators from filling the streets of Grand Rapids Saturday morning for the Fifth Third River Bank Run.

Here are the talented athletes who took home top honors today at West Michigan's largest and longest running sporting event.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Hot Pursuit,’ ‘Maggie’ and ‘The D Train’ [Video]

This weeks new movies include a lot of big names, but it remains to be seen if there are any blockbusters.

See trailers for all of this week's new movies with Grand Rapids showtimes.

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Pearl Street Construction Starts Monday Downtown Grand Rapids

Ah, road construction season! Repairs and updates are coming to a busy street downtown Grand Rapids and will continue through August. The project comes after Michigan's rejection of proposal 1 this past week, which would have raised sales tax to pay for road improvement.

WZZM-13 reports that repairs on Pearl Street by U.S. 131 are scheduled to start Monday, May 11, if the weather allows. 

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Caledonia High School Students Challenge Conan O’Brien in ‘Fan Correction’ Segment

Sounds like the kids at Caledonia High School know their science!

A group of students appeared Conan O'Brien's Show Wednesday night to challenge the show on an astrological issue. The mistake, they say, happens every night on the show. 

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Marilyn Manson is SUPER CLOSE to Being Sold Out! [Video]

Planning on getting tickets to the Marilyn Manson show at the Orbit Room on May 13?

You better act now! Not in like 10 minutes, I talking now!

There is only a single digit amount of tickets left to the show!

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White Flame Brewing Co.’s Double Tap

White Flame Brewing Co.
Address: 5234 36th Avenue, Hudsonville, MI 49426
Website: http://whiteflamebrewing.com/
Telephone: (616) 209-5098
Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 4 p.m.-midnight; Friday-Saturday, noon-midnight

Double Tap

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2015 Fifth Third River Bank Run

The River Bank Run is upon us, and we want you to be prepared! Here's everything you need to know about this year's run.

More than 20,000 runners and 40,000 spectators will be taking part in the 38th annual Fifth Third Bank River Bank Run this Saturday.  

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Reported Naked Intruder in Grand Rapids Home Turns out to be Daughter’s Boyfriend

"Sir, what's your emergency?"

"There's some naked dude in my house."

I'd have loved to witness that exchange between a Grand Rapids dad and police officers-- And see the reactions when everyone learns that the nude "intruder" was actually the boyfriend of the homeowner's daughter.

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Grand Rapids’ Motorcyclist vs Cyclist Confrontation Caught on Camera [Video]

Grand Rapids has taken a lot of steps in past years to become a more bicycle-friendly city. A group of bike riders in Eastown on Wednesday, reportedly did not feel that love coming from a motorcyclist, who they claim became angry and caused a collision.

The altercation between the motorcyclist and the bicyclists was caught on camera and posted to Reddit and YouTube.

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