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J.J. Abrams Broke His Back Making ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ (Literally)

Harrison Ford might be a superhero. This, according to Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams, who was on set for Ford’s unfortunate accident last year, when a hydraulic door broke his leg. (As Abrams’ describes it in the clip above, his ankle was at a, gulp, 90-degree angle to the rest of his body. Ew.) Thankfully, Ford was okay. Then he later got into a plane crash and was mostly okay after that too. Because, again, Harrison Ford is a superhero.

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Classic Movie Cars From the 1980s That We Still Really Want So Bad

Take a ride back in time with these five vehicles a man of any age would be proud to own.

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Gunfire Reported Two Nights in a Row on Same Grand Rapids West Side Street [Video]

Residents on McReynolds Avenue on Grand Rapids' West Side were awakened early Wednesday morning by gunfire.

This incident comes after shots being fired late Monday night on the same block, WZZM-13 reports. 

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Hollywood Undead Hits the Intersection This October! [Video]

It's been some time since these guys have been to Grand Rapids, but that time has been increasingly shortened.

Hollywood Undead returns to Grand Rapids this October!

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GRD Listeners Sound Off on New Ghost Song ‘Cirice’ [Video, Poll]

GRD debuted Ghost's new song "Cirice" on the Liquid Lunch today!

We wanted to know what GRD listeners think of the Swedish metal band's latest single. Check out their reactions and listen to the song and let us know your opinion of "Cirice"!

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Clutch & Corrosion of Conformity Return to the Orbit Room in October! [Video]

The Orbit Room continues to keep rocking as more shows are being booked!

These guys are no strangers to the Orbit Room, as they make their big return to Grand Rapids in October!

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Microchip Helps Lost Cat in Hawaii Get Home to Family in Michigan [Video]

For over a year, a Detroit family thought their cat Bogie was lost forever.

Then they recently got a call that Bogie had been found-- in Hawaii!

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‘The End of the Tour’ to Open in West Michigan on Friday, August 21

The End of the Tour was shot in Grand Rapids. We've known about the July 31 limited release date since March. Now we know the limited release will not be available in Grand Rapids.

West Michigan's open of The End of the Tour is August 21.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Pixels’ Can’t Catch ‘Ant-Man’

At the time of this writing, early estimates for the weekend box office have Ant-Man edging out Pixels for the top spot in this week’s top 10. That could change. With less than $1 million separating the films, Pixels may very well slide into first place tomorrow, winning one very close competition. But even if it does claim ultimate victory, it doesn’t change the fact that Pixels’ opening weekend is a massive disappointment and another nail in the coffin of Adam Sandler’s career.

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Grand Rapids Named One of the 13 Best Beer Cities in U.S. By Travel Website

Beer City USA has done it again!

Swiftly, a website dedicated to all things travel, has name Grand Rapids one of the 13 Greatest U.S. Beer Cities!

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Grand Rapids Man and His Dog Use Poopy Packages to Get Revenge on Thieves [Video]

Thieves stealing mail on Grand Rapids' West Side got a real surprise: packages full of dog poop.

Fox 17 reports that GR resident Keith Brown had had enough of scum bags robbing front porches in his neighborhood, so he enlisted the help of his Pit Bull Bella for some payback. 

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Tough Enough Hulk Hogan Fired Racist
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WWE’s ‘Tough Enough’ to Replace Hulk Hogan After Racist Remarks

We’ve barely begun to witness the fallout of Terry “Hulk Hogan” Bollea’s racist remarks making their way public, the WWE already having severed all ties to the iconic wrestler. So while said severance understandably pulls Hogan off as a judge for WWE reality competition Tough Enough, the series will endure by replacing him.

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