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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Hot Pursuit,’ ‘Maggie’ and ‘The D Train’ [Video]

This weeks new movies include a lot of big names, but it remains to be seen if there are any blockbusters.

See trailers for all of this week's new movies with Grand Rapids showtimes.

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Three Michigan Towns in the Running for Outside Magazine’s ‘Best Town Ever’ Contest

 

Outside Magazine, a periodical about travel, adventure, health, and getting outdoors and having fun, is searching for the best town in the U.S.

Saugatuck, Detroit, and Bellaire have made it to the top 64 in their 2015 Best Town Ever contest!

Cast your vote to keep these Michigan towns in the running!

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Marilyn Mosby Announces Criminal Charges Against Baltimore Police Officers In Freddie Gray's Death
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Baltimore D.A. Announces Freddie Gray’s Death Was a Homicide; 6 Officers Charged

The State's Attorney in Baltimore, Marilyn Mosby, announced on Friday morning that the coroner's office had ruled the death of Freddie Gray a homicide. Gray died while in police custody on April 19, setting off a wave of protests and violence in the city that lasted several days, garnering national attention.

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Montana Man Arrested After Liking His Own Wanted Picture on Facebook

Facebook can really bring out the stupid in people. This time it worked out on the side of justice.

Suspected criminal, Levi Charles Reardon, was arrested by police after liking his own "Most Wanted" post on a Crime Stoppers' Facebook page. 

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An Eccentric Millionaire Hid $2 Million In The Mountains In New Mexico [Video]

84-year-old Forrest Fenn of Santa Fe, New Mexico is simultaneously an eccentric millionaire, a best-selling author, a crotchety old man, and the lunatic who just might make you rich.

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Woman Misdiagnosed For 33 Years, Easily Treated With New Prescription [Video]

Unfortunately, being misdiagnosed is an unfortunate reality that some people deal with when they have a rare medical condition. This woman faced just that, but dealt with it for 33 years.

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Sisters Missing in Northern Michigan Survived by Eating Girl Scout Cookies

Two women missing in Northern Michigan since April 10th have been found!

The sisters, Leslie Roy, 52, and Lee Marie Wright, 56, were trapped in an SUV for almost two weeks. The pair survived by eating Girl Scout cookies and cheese puffs.

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Oregon to Make Beer out of Sewage

 

They say when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

I guess in Oregon, when life gives you poop water, you make beer.

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Jurors Shown Video Of Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Flipping Off A Courthouse Camera [Video]

On Wednesday, jurors in the Dzkokhar Tsarnaev trial were shown surveillance video of the convicted Boston Marathon bomber flipping off a security camera in the courthouse.

In the video, Tsarnaev is shows first throwing up two fingers in a sort of "peace sign" gesture, and then brandishing his middle finger. 

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Five Finger Death Punch and Papa Roach Announce Co-Headlining Tour– Cast Your Vote to Get Them to Play Grand Rapids!

Five Finger Death Punch and Papa Roach have announced a co- headlining tour this coming fall!

But, instead of the bands setting the destinations, fans get to decide!

Want FFDP and Papa Roach to come to GR? Cast your vote!

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Ohio Police Officer Makes Woman Sit in Hot Car After Finding Her Dog Locked Inside it at Wal-mart

Even though the snowflakes are flying here in West Michigan despite it being April, and that's stupid, warmer weather is on the way.

This story is a good reminder that when the temperature climbs, do not leave your animals locked in the car.

A police officer in Ohio ordered a woman to sit in her hot Nissan Sentra after leaving her dog locked in the car.

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Michigan Redneck Hangs Nooses, Confederate Flag In His Front Yard

This is one of those stories that proves that rednecks can live anywhere.

A guy in Michigan who owns and operates a tree-trimming service has pissed off his neighbors in the town of Livonia, MI because of his front yard "decorations".  While some may put out an American flag or a hanging plant, this redneck hung a Confederate flag on his fence with the words "It ain't coming down" on it, as well as two nooses from a tree in the front yard.  But no worries, he has an explanation.

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