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The Fate of the Furious
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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Fate of the Furious’ Wins a Turbulent Weekend

In a week devoid of any major releases, we still saw some major changes at the box office, with familiar faces like Kong: Skull Island, Power Rangers, and Get Out (RIP) all falling from the Top 10 in favor of new releases or aggressively expanding art films. Of course, not everything was different; if you read these box office reports every weekend, I’ll bet you can name the top three movies (in order) with minimal effort. Here’s the weekend box office projections as of Sunday afternoon:

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Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
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Because We’re in the Future Now, A.I. Is Starting to Choose Our Movies for Us

Growing up means realizing that we don’t live in the Jetsons’ version of the future, with instant meals and flying cars, but one that’s run by data and analytics. Hollywood has been inching into the data game, as companies develop software that has the ability to use information from a screenplay or a trailer to predict box office ticket sales. In the future, robots might be choosing our movies for us. It’s already happening now.

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The Boombox
The Boombox
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Worst to Best: Every Prince Album Ranked

From 'Dirty Mind' to 'Planet Earth' and more, check out Worst to Best: Every Prince Album Ranked.

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Um, Why Did This Truck Drag This Sedan for 4 Whole Miles?

Talk about your crowded roadways.

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Snake
ViralHog, YouTube
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Motorcyclist Deftly Avoids Snake Looking to Hitch a Ride

Potholes are not the biggest threats on the roadway.

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Power Line
Gilbert Dolot, Facebook
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High-Voltage Power Line Catching Fire Is the Definition of Scary

Here's a terrifying sight you don't see very often, if ever.

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Putnam Museum
Putnam Museum
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Putnam Celebrates 150 Years With Community Photo Shoot

The Putnam Museum is, without question, one of the jewels of the Quad Cities. As their website states, after 150 years, the Putman "continues to thrive, offering unique, immersive, hands-on learning experiences to 150,000 visitors annually, including 35,000 school children each year...

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Prince
Kevin Winter, Getty Images
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One Year Later: Prince’s Shocking Death

The year after Prince's death has been marked by tributes to the late star, plans for the release of unheard music and tours of his Paisley Park mansion.

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Craig Michaels/Townsquare Media
Craig Michaels/Townsquare Media
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POLL: Quad Cities Best Ice Cream – Whitey’s or Country Style?

A few days ago, I posted a pic of a Whitey's shake calling it "training" for a video segment I'm going to begin soon. The segment will be my quest to find, with your help, the Quad Cities Best Milkshake...

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Craig’s List: 4 Things to Know – 4/21

~~Everybody's working for the weekend~~~ and it's just hours away.

1 - Sunshine will prevail for the weekend with temps warming back into the 70º by Sunday...

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