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Now That Winter’s Over (Almost), Prepare For the Next Season In Michigan: Road Construction

As the old joke goes, there are two seasons in Michigan: winter and road construction.

The Michigan Department of Transportation has released a comprehensive list of where the orange barrels will be blooming this spring and summer in the Grand Rapids area.

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Gov. Snyder: Marriages Were Legal, But Michigan Will Not Recognize Them Unless Stay Is Lifted [Video]

Michigan will not recognize the more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend (though the marriages were performed legally at the time) before a court halted a decision that opened the door to gay marriage, Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday.

The announcement was made just a day after an appeals court  stopped any additional same-sex marriages while it reviews the decision that struck down a 2004 Michigan law that states that marriage only is between a man and a woman.

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Nurse Stabbed In Downtown Spectrum Health Parking Lot

Several news outlets are reporting that a female nurse was stabbed in the shoulder in a parking ramp Wednesday morning while leaving work at Spectrum Health. 

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‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Trailer: Live, Die, Repeat

Tom Cruise is stuck in a seemingly endless cycle of running away from explosions while trying to save the world ... and that's the plot of his latest film, too! The new 'Edge of Tomorrow' trailer sees the veteran action movie star in another sci-fi world, only this time he can't die.

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Michigan State’s Adrian Payne on Friendship With 8-Year-Old: ‘Lacey is a Special Friend’ [Video]

At this year's NCAA tournament, there's one story that'll make you forget all about your bracket—the story of Michigan State star forward Adreian Payne and 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth.

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Behavioral Firearm Tips

  1. If you observe any unsafe conditions, please report them to a Range Safety Officer immediately.
  2. Children under the age of 10 are not permitted to shoot on the range or use the simulator.
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General Firearm Tips

  1. ALWAYS keep your firearm pointed in a safe direction (even if unloaded)
  2. ALWAYS keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot.
  3. ALWAYS keep your firearm unloaded until you are on the firing line and ready to fire.
  4. DO NOT load firearms a
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Flashing Back to 1993 to Relive Awesome Tool Videos [Video]

Playing "Sober" a few minutes ago reminded me of when I first found Tool.  Can you believe it was more than 20 years ago that "Undertow" came out?

I couldn't even hear the music the first time I saw the video for "Sober." I was at a bar/restaurant or something and it was on the TV, but it really grabbed me.

It was dark and weird, and that's something I've always turned toward. So, when I got home, I had to find out what this things was.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Divergent’ Dominates; ‘God’s Not Dead’ Surprises

If the main goal of 'Divergent' was to snag a large portion of the audience for 'The Hunger Games,' it looks like it succeeded.

Although it didn't reach the absurd heights of Katniss' two movies, Shailene Woodley's dystopian adventure effortlessly nabbed the No. 1 spot and, perhaps, announced the arrival of a new big franchise.

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Character Actor James Rebhorn Dies at 65

Sad news today: beloved character actor James Rebhorn, who most recently starred on Showtime's 'Homeland' as Carrie Mathison's father, has passed away at the age of 65. Rebhorn, who also recently appeared on 'White Collar' and is known for roles on 'Seinfeld' and in 'Scent of a Woman,' passed on Friday afternoon. 

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Grand Rapids Man Charged in Death of Michigan State Student from Middleville

A Grand Rapids man has been formally charged in the Feb. 1 off-campus death of a Michigan State University student from Middleville.

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Cellar Brewing Co. Took Over Taps at Malarky’s

Yesterday Cellar Brewing Company took over the taps at Malarky's on the East Beltline Avenue NE. I was out there broadcasting live and hung out with all you fine people. I am quite the beer fan and tried out some of their brews. What did I think?

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