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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Ebola Coverage in United Kingdom vs. U.S. [Video]

Ebola. If you didn't know any better, you'd think that it was right outside your door, waiting to infect you as soon as you left your house.

Coverage about the disease, though, is a little different across the pond.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Bus Driver Lays Smackdown On Purse Snatcher [Video]

Not since the Cleveland bus driver uppercut have we seen such incredible justice doled out by a bus driver.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Google Executive Skydives From Stratosphere, Sets New Record [Video]

Two years ago, we watched in awe as daredevil Felix Baumgartner set a world record by jumping from a specially designed capsule from a height of 128,000 feet.

Then on Saturday, out of nowhere, we heard Baumgartner's record had been broken!

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Kent County Health Department Monitoring Traveler with ‘Very Low’ Ebola Risk

The Kent County Health Department announced it is monitoring a person who recently traveled from a country in West Africa, WOOD-TV8 reported.

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See the Solar Eclipse in West Michigan Tonight!

You might be like, meh, what's so cool about a partial solar eclipse? Also, what even is it?

Well, a solar eclipse happens when the moon passes in front of the sun. It temporarily blocks the suns rays and casts a shadow on the earth. So basically, it looks pretty freaking cool! Also this is the last eclipse of 2014; and a full solar eclipse will not happen again until August 2017!

So get out that protective eye-wear and prepare for a show. But when and where can you see the eclipse in West Michigan?

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Footage of Canadian Parliament Shooting Caught On Cell Phone [Video]

We live in a day and age where a lot of people have their cell phones on them constantly and at the ready. While frustrating sometimes to see that, it has given us some shocking images of current events.

The most recent were the shootings Wednesday at the Canada's Parliament Hill and the War Memorial in Ottawa.

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UPDATE: Shots Fired At Canadian Parliament; One Soldier Dead; One Gunman Dead

UPDATE 1 p.m. EST: The Canadian soldier who was shot outside the National War Memorial has died according to the Daily Globe and Mail. Ottawa police confirm that one of the gunmen was shot and killed, while another is still believed to be on the loose.

A gunman shot a soldier and then ran toward Canada's Parliament building, Wednesday according to Ottawa police.

Police have confirmed that a man opened fire at the National War Memorial outside of the government complex shortly before 10 a.m. Shots hit a soldier who was standing guard. Witnesses say that they then heard shots when the man entered the Parliament building, where members were holding meetings.

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Good News About Ebola

After weeks of concern, worry and then near panic over the deadly Ebola virus, there is finally some good news that will (hopefully) relieve some of the lingering fear of a broader epidemic.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Marine Takes Bullet to the Head, Saved by Kevlar Helmet [Video]

Helmets have saved many lives, but never like this before!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Camel Attacks, Kills Man at Mexico Wildlife Sanctuary [Video]

Sixty-year-old Richard Mileski, of Chicago, was attacked and killed Monday by a camel at the wildlife center he operated, Tulum Monkey Sanctuary, in Tulum, Mexico.

While Mileski was walking through the park, the camel apparently escaped from its pen and attacked him.

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ArtPrize 2014: The Winners [Video]

Anila Quayyum Agha’s “Intersections” is the public vote grand prize winner of ArtPrize 2014.

The juried grand prize produced a tie between Quayyum Agha’s “Intersections” at Grand Rapids Art Museum and Sonya Clark’s “The Hair Craft Project” at Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University.

Quayyum Agha's wins, announced Friday night in ceremonies at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, total $300,000 for the Indianapolis resident.

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Wednesday Morning’s Lunar Eclipse Will Create ‘Blood Moon’

 

The second (and last) total lunar eclipse of 2014 will be happening early Wednesday morning, just before sunrise here in the Eastern Time Zone. During the eclipse, the moon will appear a coppery red color, which is referred to as a "blood moon". The moon will appear red because of all the sunsets and sunrises from the Earth that will reflect onto the moon's surface. 

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