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Former Lions’ QB Erik Kramer Survives Gun Shot in Suicide Attempt

According to law enforcement sources and his former wife, former Lions' quarterback Erik Kramer shot himself on Tuesday night in an attempt to take his own life. 

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Grand Rapids High Schools Ranked Among Best in the U.S. by Newsweek

Today Newsweek announced their 2015 high school rankings. It includes "America’s Top High Schools”, a list of 500 schools that excel at preparing students for college, and  “Beating the Odds”, a list of 500 public high schools doing an exceptional job of preparing students from disadvantaged backgrounds for college.

Three Grand Rapids high schools made "America's Top High Schools" and "Beating the Odds"! 

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Restaurant Week Grand Rapids – Janna Visits Aryana Restaurant and Bar

Restaurant Week Grand Rapids is on! There's over 60 restaurants taking part this year-- that means it can be tough deciding where to go! There are so many great places with awesome sounding menus.

I decided to pick somewhere I'd never been and that had a really tasty sounding menu: Aryana Restaurant and Bar inside the Crowne Plaza on 28th Street.

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‘Phone-Brella’ Lets You Walk, Text and Annoy Everyone on the Sidewalk Without Getting Wet

Mother Nature will no longer preclude you from texting.

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All Grand Rapids Public School Students Now Required to Wear Uniforms

It's almost time for the kids to head back to school, and if your child attends Grand Rapids Public Schools, that probably means you're on the hunt for uniforms. Elementary and middle school students has phased in the uniforms over the past two years. This year, high school students will be required to wear uniforms, as well.

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Live Tiger Gets Loose Inside of Detroit’s Packard Plant [Photos/Video]

"Remember, no talking near the tiger."

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SNL Sets Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer and Tracy Morgan As 2015 Premiere Hosts

The summer of 2015 has afforded far too many absurd and newsworthy sagas for SNL to sit out, and Season 41 is already exploding off the bench. Not only will Miley Cyrus host the October premiere, but SNL will follow up with Amy Schumer, and a momentous return for alumni Tracy Morgan.

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Photo courtesy of Cedar Point
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Cedar Point Offering BOGO Tickets for Michigan Residents Starting Today

Cedar Point's Michigan Days kick off Monday, and offer Michigan residents one free admission for each one purchased.

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This Baby Is Angrier Than Anybody Has Ever Been

This baby is mad as hell and he's not going to take it anymore.

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This ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ Poster Accidentally Features a Very, Very Bad Word

After a couple of days of non-stop news from the D23 expo, we finally have something that’s not Star Wars or Pixar-related. Another major franchise made a bit of a boo-boo over the weekend, as Lionsgate unwittingly unleashed a new poster for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, and it features what many feel is the absolute worst expletive that exists.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Dominates ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’

Every time a movie about and for audiences who aren’t white and male does well, everyone acts like it’s a big surprise. “Black people and women like movies? Who’da thunk it?” It’s actually not surprising at all that Straight Outta Compton had a massive opening, handily defeating its more standard competition. Because all kinds of people like movies and when you make movies for all kinds of people, you end up with huge weekends at the box office.

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Photos From Day 2 of the Insane Inflatable 5K

What a great day for a race! Thanks to everyone who came out to Millennium Park today for the second day of the Insane Inflatable 5K!

It was hot, but we made the most of it as we ran, bounced, and slid our way through the 5K course! Check out some of the photos from the day.

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