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As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis Denied Request for Reduced Prison Time

As I Lay Dying's Tim Lambesis has been denied in his request for a shorter prison sentence after asking for credit for time served.

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Young Guns Unveil Oct. 10 Grand Rapids Stop on 2014 North American Tour [Video]

Young Guns are in the process of finalizing their new album, but will spend the fall touring North America.

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Slipknot Unleash Another Creepy Teaser as Excitement for New Album Builds

Slipknot continue to roll out the creepy visuals on their website and social networks, but what does it all mean?

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New Movies This Week: ‘The Purge: Anarchy,’ ‘Planes: Fire and Rescue’ and ‘Sex Tape’ [Video]

A crime thriller, an animated romp and a raunchy comedy—just the dose of variety the movie doctor ordered for what's been a rather bland summer season at cinemas so far.

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AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd to Release Solo Album ‘Head Job,’ Unveils ‘Repo Man’ Lyric Video

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is releasing his first ever solo album in August. Listen to the first song 'Repo Man.'

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NFL Sunday Ticket Coming To Consoles, No DirecTV Needed

NFL fans will love the news that NFL Sunday Ticket, once limited to those that used DirecTV and its big gray satellite dishes for television, is now starting an instant streaming service.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Prank Call During MSNBC’s Coverage of Tragic Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 [Video]

On Thursday afternoon, Malaysia Airlines suffered another tragedy when flight MH17, flying from Kuala Lumpur to Amsterdam, was shot down by a missile over Ukraine near the Russian border, killing all 300 people on board.

This is the second tragedy that Malaysian Airlines has had in the last few months, after flight MH370, flying from Kuala Lumpur to Bejing disappeared back in March somewhere in the southern Indian Ocean.

While MSNBC's "The Cycle" was covering the Ukraine tragedy, a prank caller from "The Howard Stern Show" managed to get through.

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Remember That Personal Watercraft Is a Boat [Sponsored]

There's plenty of summertime left and lots of boating still to be done.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, urges you to say safe as possible when boating.

Caution and common sense are necessary, regardless of whether you're using a powerboat, a sailboat, a pontoon, a fishing boat, a ski boat or personal watercraft.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Drunk Guy Busted For Posing As TSA Agent, Patting People Down [Video]

A drunk guy was busted at San Francisco International Airport this week after he had a few drinks, then decided to pose as a TSA agent and start patting people down in private booths used by the TSA for screening.

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Recalls Phone Conversation With Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain

We had the opportunity to ask Weird Al about his phone conversation with Kurt Cobain when he was seeking permission to spoof Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit.'

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Consumers Energy is increasing its tree-trimming efforts this year. (Photo: Consumers Energy)
Consumers Energy is increasing its tree-trimming efforts this year. (Photo: Consumers Energy)
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Trimming More Trees Helps Consumers Energy Keep Electricity On [Video]

Consumers Energy is increasing tree-trimming efforts across Michigan this year in an ongoing effort to make delivering electricity safer and more reliable.

“Our work to keep electric lines clear is a vital part of our promise to deliver the energy you need, whenever you need it," said Mary Palkovich, Consumers Energy’s vice president of energy delivery.

"Fallen limbs or trees can cut power to hundreds or thousands of people at a time, and that’s why you see crews at work throughout the year in all conditions."

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Mitchell Peterson is an 18-year-old who graduated from Rockford and was diagnosed 15 years ago with the degenerative Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. (Photo: Mitchell's Run Thru Rockford)
Mitchell Peterson is an 18-year-old who graduated from Rockford and was diagnosed 15 years ago with the degenerative Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. (Photo: Mitchell's Run Thru Rockford)
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Partner with Team Mitchell & Zane for Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford on Aug. 16

The 16th annual Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford, a five-kilometer (3.1-mile) run/walk and kids' fun run, is Aug. 16 in downtown Rockford.

Proceeds from the benefit go to Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, a non-profit dedicated to expediting viable treatments and a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a fatal genetic disorder that slowly robs those stricken with the disease of their muscle strength.

Join Team Mitchell & Zane, which includes Eric Zane of "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" and Rockford-based Wolverine World Wide Inc. and Walker-based Meijer Inc., for the benefit run/walk. Anyone raising $100 or more is eligible to win a footwear package from Saucony and Merrell with a $300 value; and anyone raising at least $30 in pledges receives a gift from Wolverine World Wide.

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