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New Movies Include ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ and ‘Return to Sender’ [Video]

Plan your weekend out with a look at all of the trailers for this weekend's new releases and Grand Rapids showtimes.

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Donald Trump Coming to Michigan this Week for Campaign Stop

On the heels of the GOP debate, presidential hopeful, The Donald, is expecting to bring thousands to his first campaign stop this Tuesday Aug. 11 in Birch Run, Mich.

Fox 17 reports that Trump will be the speaking at a Lincoln Day event, which is a fundraiser for the Saginaw and Genesee County Republican Parties

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New Movies Include ‘Fantasic Four’ and ‘The Gift’ [Video]

This weekend's new releases include a blockbuster reboot, Academy Award winning actors and a film for kids.

Watch full trailers of all of this weekend's new releases and see Grand Rapids showtimes.

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Former Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle Allegedly Paid for Sex With Teen

According to FBI subpoenas viewed by Business Insider, former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle allegedly paid a 16-year-old girl $100 for sex.

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Shooting at Louisiana Movie Theater Showing of “Trainwreck”

Multiple sources, including our sister station KPEL,  are reporting a shooting at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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110-Year-Old Man Says Secret to Long Life is Drinking Beer Every Day

 

More and more people are surpassing the 100 years old these days and it's got a lot of us wondering: "What's the secret?"

Whether it's consuming raw eggs and staying single or downing three Dr. Peppers a day, each of these impressive old folk has their own method to prolong their lives.

I think I like this 110-year-old Nebraska man's the best: He owes his long long life to drinking beer.

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Barber Foods Recalls 1.7 Million Pounds of Frozen Chicken Products

Barber Foods is recalling frozen, raw, stuffed chicken products due to possible Salmonella contamination.

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West Michigan Boy Confronts YouTube Bullies in Viral Video

A father and son from Hartford, Mich., have been posting funny prank videos to YouTube for the past year.

When 11-year-old Logan Fairbanks noticed cruel comments directed at him online, he asked his dad, Josh, to film him doing something extremely brave: confronting internet bullies. 

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New Movies Include ‘Minions,’ ‘Strangerland’ and ‘Self/Less’ [Video]

After weeks of dominance by Jurassic World and Inside Out, it's time for some more movies to take their shot at the box office lead.

Minions, The Gallows, Self/Less and more are now in theaters.

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Michigan University Offers Full-Ride Scholarship to Homeless Piano Player to Finish his Degree [Video]

A homeless man's piano playing on the streets of Florida is getting lots of national attention.

51-year-old Marine, Donald Gould was once a Music Education major at Spring Arbor University in Michigan before he fell on hard times and dropped out.

Now the university is offering Gould a full-ride scholarship to complete his degree, MLive Media Group/ The Grand Rapids Press reports.

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100-Year-Old Woman Says Secret to Long Life is ‘a Lot of Booze’ [Video]

More and more people are living to 100 years old and beyond these days, prompting  a lot of us to wonder: "What's the secret?"

Whether it's consuming raw eggs and staying single or downing three Dr. Peppers a day, each of these impressive old folk has their own method to prolong their lives. There's even a 110-year old in Nebraska who credits his long life to drinking beer.

Well, I don't know if he's single or not, but I might have a lady for him: This 100-year-old who says her secret to long life is "a lot of booze".

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Man Gets Out of Jury Duty by Showing up in a Prisoner Costume

I got summoned for jury duty once and had to make those nerve-racking phone calls every day to the court to see if I had to report, fingers crossed that my name wouldn't be drawn... and it wasn't! Phew!

Somehow I was spared serving jury duty and I didn't even have to lie and make up some crazy excuse!

This guy got dismissed from jury duty in a pretty interesting way: He showed up wearing a  prisoner Halloween costume.

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