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2015 Oscars: J.K. Simmons Wins Best Supporting Actor

It seemed inevitable, and there were some other great contenders, but J.K. Simmons has been awarded the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor at the 2015 Academy Awards. Simmons took home the statue for his fantastic, unnerving role as Fletcher, the intimidating band instructor in Whiplash.

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Boxing Champ Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Agrees to Fight Manny Pacquaio for World Welterweight Title in May

Undefeated professional boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., is returning to the ring in May.

The 37-year-old Grand Rapids native, now of Las Vegas, has agreed to box Manny Pacquaio in a welterweight world championship unification bout on May 2 to be broadcast live on pay-per-view.

The fight is to be at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

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16-Year-Old Detroit Teen Is Running His Own Record Label

One industrious Detroit teen decided to make his love of vinyl his profession by starting his own record label, Jett Plastic Recordings.

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New Movies (This Weekend) Include ‘The DUFF,’ ‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2′ and ‘McFarland, USA’ [Video]

Want to stay out of the cold and in a movie theater?

Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Biel, Kevin Costner and Maria Bello are among the stars of this weekend's new movie releases.

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Scene of adult entertainment store fire, Kalamazoo
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Scene of adult entertainment store fire, Kalamazoo (Photo: Laurie Fey, WZZM 13)
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Man Burned Down Kalamazoo Adult Store to Destroy Pornography, Police Say [Video]

Wednesday night, a fire destroyed the Hollywood Nights adult entertainment store on South Westnedge Ave. in Kalamazoo.

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Bring Your Animal Friends to LaughFests’ People and Pets Event March 8 [Video]

Pets can be seriously funny. Just go online. Every other video is cats squeezing into too tiny boxes, talking dogs, fainting goats, and birds with mad dance skills.

We love our animals! That's why it's great that they can share in the fun of  Gilda's LaughFest at the People and Pets event.  

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East Kentwood Basketball’s Brent Kimbrel Named High School Athlete of the Week

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A Look Inside Dumber Than Zane Trivia on ‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’

Each week on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we play Dumber Than Zane Trivia for a $500 cash prize.

It's done Thursdays on our show.

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Just In Time For Lent: Bacon-Wrapped Pizza

If you were thinking of giving up pizza for lent, good luck.

Little Caesars is going to make it completely impossible because if you love pizza and you love bacon, this is for you.

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Walks for Warmth Help Keep Michigan Families Warm [Sponsored]

Consumers Energy is encouraging the public this winter to take part in Walks for Warmth, which help raise money to keep Michigan families warm.

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Kid Rock Playing Six Hometown Shows at DTE Energy Music Theatre in ‘$20 Best Night Ever’ Tour

After going over so well last year, Kid Rock is bringing back $20 concert tickets on the "$20 Best Night Ever" Tour this summer.

So far, he's announced 36 shows, with six stops at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, near his hometown of Detroit.

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NFL Releases New England Quarterback Tom Brady’s Combine Video From 2000 [Video]

Tom Brady! You just won the Super Bowl! What are you going to do next?

"Well, I'm going to get super embarrassed when the NFL releases my combine video from 2000."

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