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Jim Gaffigan Invented The Dunkin’ Donuts Donut Egg Sandwich.

Want proof? Thanks to a listener, the proof is right here. Gaffigan, who has been in town for Laughfest recently, did a stand up routine in 2004. Almost 10 years ago. In the routine he spelled it out. Almost ingredient by sweet delicious ingredient. I think there could be some royalty checks coming Mr Gaffigan's way soon.

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Category: Weird News
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Grand River Flooding Expected To Get Worse [VIDEO]

Flooding in Michigan Rivers, including the Grand River through Grand Rapids, is expected to get get worse in the next 72 hours. One to three inches of new rain is expected to send flood stages well above normal levels by the weekend. The area has already experienced above average rainfall totals, combined with average winter snowfall totals, swelling the Grand in many places.

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Sugar Daddies — The New Way Kids Are Making It Through College [POLL]

Like some kids, I had a job during college. I was lucky enough to work at a radio station while I was in school to make some extra cash. SI had grants and loans to actually pay for school however. Some kids of course have to pay for their own college. But this is 2013. Kids around MSU and UofM have found a new, more creative way to get their tuition taken care of.

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New Grand Rapids Brewing Company Opens. Will You Be Partaking? [POLL]

The new Grand Rapids Brewing Company has opened in Downtown, at the corner of Ionia and Fulton. It's housed in the old "My Bar" location and right across the street from the new Buffalo Wild Wings. And on Wednesday at 3pm, there was a line out the door. This IS Beer City USA, so it makes sense.

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Category: Grand Rapids News
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Whitecaps Unveil New Logo — What Do You Think? [POLL]

It's two days before Thanksgiving, and I'm talking baseball. How does THAT work out? The Whitecaps have introduced a new hat the team will wear on the road for the 2013 season. With a new logo. It's an homage to the Old English "D" the Tigers wear, and have worn, for over 110 years.

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Why DO The Lions Always Play On Thanksgiving?

As usual, the Lions are having another stellar season. They will have to win the remaining games to hit the 10 win level that they reached last season. In other words, there's a good chance they won't make the playoffs again. But, regardless of their record, the Lions ALWAYS play one high profile game a year. On Thanksgiving.

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Category: Michigan News, Sports

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