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Weekend Box Office Report: The Box Office Goes ‘Home’

In one of the strongest box office weekends of 2015 so far, both Home and Get Hard opened strong while Insurgent and Cinderella continued to perform well. This was the rare weekend that literally offered something for everyone, with R-rated comedies and animated family fare exceeding expectations.

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Ariana Grande Bringing ‘The Honeymoon Tour’ to Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena September 29

Ariana Grande fans rejoice!

The pop music superstar has announced that The Honeymoon Tour, her North American headlining tour, has been extended into the summer.

The tour will stop in at Grand Rapid's Van Andel Arena on September 29.

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Family Identifies Body Found in Grand River Saturday Evening

UPDATE (6:16 p.m.): Police have confirmed the identity as Timothy Groenhout, who was last seen Jan. 24 in downtown Grand Rapids.

At this time, it is unclear how Groenhout ended in the Grand River. The cause of his death appears to be drowning, although toxicology results are pending. Foul play is not suspected.

ORIGINAL STORY: Grand Rapids police said a body was found Saturday night in the Grand River near the Kent Trail.

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Michigan State Makes NCAA Final Four with 76-70 OT Win Over Louisville [Photos]

Travis Trice had 17 points and Denzel Valentine had 15 points and seven rebounds to lead Michigan State past Oklahoma 62-58 on Sunday afternoon in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Syracuse, N.Y.

Branden Dawson added nine points and 11 rebounds and Bryn Forbes had 14 points for the seventh-seeded Spartans (27-11), who advanced to the Final Four with the triumph at Syracuse University's Carrier Dome.

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Michigan State Advances to NCAA Elite 8 with 62-58 Win Over Oklahoma [Photos]

Travis Trice had 24 points, Denzel Valentine had 18 points and Branden Dawson added six points and 11 rebounds to lead Michigan State past Oklahoma 62-58 on Friday night in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Syracuse, N.Y.

The eight-seeded Spartans (26-11) advanced to the Elite Eight in the East Region with the triumph at Syracuse University's Carrier Dome.

Third-seeded Oklahoma (24-11) got 21 points from Buddy Hield and 16 points and seven rebounds from TaShawn Thomas.

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BBB Warns Of Fake Loan Company Claiming To Be In Grand Rapids [Video]

If you're trying to snag up a payday loan, be careful because the Better Business Bureau Serving West Michigan found a bogus company claiming to be located in downtown Grand Rapids.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Get Hard,’ ‘Home,’ ‘Serena’ and ‘While We’re Young’ [Video]

Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Naomi Watts are among the stars in this week's new movies.

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Michigan Senator Looks to Change Underage Drinking Law, Calls Current Rules ‘Too Harsh’

A Michigan senator who also has been a sheriff thinks the punishment for underage drinking in Michigan is too harsh and he's looking to change it.

State Sen. Rick Jones is championing an effort to change the law so that minors caught in possession of alcohol would not be charged with a crime until their third offense.

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King of the Wing 2015 Rocked Grand Rapids with Amazing Chicken Wings [Photo/Video]

The third annual King of the Wing hit The Grand Woods Lounge in downtown Grand Rapids on Wednesday night.

Everyone got to enjoy some amazing chicken wings courtesy of the competitors, who really took their wings to the next level!

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Hot-To-Tot Wins 2015 West Michigan Whitecaps’ Food Vote

The votes have been tallied, and the winner of the sixth annual West Michigan Whitecaps food contest is Hot-To-Tot.

The buffalo chicken and bleu cheese covered tater tot concoction will be on the menu at Fifth Third Ballpark this season.

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Chicken Coop Owner Agrees To Close Early On Saturdays [Video]

After a shooting left one man dead outside of the Chicken Coop, the owner has agreed to close early on the weekend.

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