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‘The End of the Tour’ Reviews Call Film ‘Heartfelt’, ‘Fascinating,’ ‘Brilliant’ and ‘Fantastic’

"The End of the Tour" premiered at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, tonight.

The film was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014.

The first reviews are in.

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Puddle of Mudd Frontman Arrested for Riding Airport Baggage Carousel

If you've ever want to jump on a baggage carousel at an airport, you might want to rethink that.

Puddle of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin was arrested last Friday after he allegedly hopped on a baggage carousel at Denver International Airport and began riding it around.

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Automatic Guitar Roadie Device Will Tune Your Guitar For You [Video]

Do you get tired of boring old tuners that make you turn the pegs by hand? Lame, right? Don't want to retrofit your guitar for the super-high-tech robot tuners? Time-consuming, right?

Meet this little device called Roadie. It's a little device that you use with your phone to tune your guitar!

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Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Segel, James Ponsoldt Talk ‘The End of the Tour’ as Film Premieres [Video]

"The End of the Tour" is making it's world premiere at Sundance Film Festival in Utah tonight.

The film stars Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel. It was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014. 

As "The End of the Tour" premieres, more details are being shared about the film.

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Mississippi Won’t Allow Teachers to Teach About Condoms – This Guy Improvises [Video]

In Mississippi, Sex Ed. teachers aren't allowed to teach kids about condoms. In fact, they're required by law to "stress" abstinence, and are prohibited from "any demonstration of how condoms or other contraceptives are applied."

That makes it hard for teachers to teach kids about safe sex, but of course they want kids to be safe. Especially when 76 percent of teenagers in the state have admitted to having sex before leaving high school, and they have one of the highest teenage pregnancy rates in the county. So, one teacher decided to get creative. And used a sock(?).

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Get Ready for This Weekend’s GRD Pond Hockey Classic with Video from Last Year

Last year's GRD Pond Hockey Classic was my first ever experience with Pond Hockey, since I come from Texas, and we don't exactly have enough cold weather to free over our bathtubs, let alone a whole pond!

I'm really excited for this year's Pond Hockey Classic, kicking off tonight at 5:45 at Richmond Hills Park. We have 4 rounds of hockey throughout the weekend, one tonight, two tomorrow, and the fourth on Sunday.

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Paul Medawar Jewelry on Plainfield Ave. Robbed

UPDATE (12:35 p.m.): WZZM-13's investigative reporter John Hogan is reporting that as of 12:35 p.m. the Kent County Sheriff's Department has three suspects in custody following a traffic stop on eastbound I-96 near M-6.

(12:30 p.m.) Kent County Sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a robbery at Paul Medawar Fine Jewelry.

The robbery happened just after noon at the jewelry store, which is located on Plainfield Ave. 

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