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I've never been good at filling these things out, but here it goes. I like long walks in cold mountain air, preferably with snow on the ground. I enjoy drinking fine soda by the crackling fire, and deep tissue massage. I hope to one day grow up an become and astronaut, so I can fly to Venus to see if that's really where women come from. If it's true, I'll bring one back for you, too. Unless it's a dude you want, and then you're out of luck...sorry. My favorite month is October, because Halloween is the best holiday ever! It allows me to openly proclaim my love and obsession with scary movies without being seen as some sort of lunatic. Okay, not too much of a lunatic. I'm a huge fan of rock and metal music, and you'll often hear me blasting the control room speakers into oblivion every night during my show. My engineer doesn't like me very much, since he has to fix them. Sorry, Mike.
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Ford Motors Planning on Spending $700 Million on Michigan Plant Instead of Mexico

Today Ford announced that instead of spending billion of dollars building a new plant in Mexico for production, they're going to instead spend $700 Million right here in Michigan! The plant will expand it's manufacturing of electric and autonomous vehicles, and the money will be right here in Michigan.

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Guess where a lot of your money is going to be going? (Zoonar RF/Thinkstock)

New Laws in Michigan For 2017 Will Affect Us All – Good and Bad

So many people thought 2016 was the worst year ever, but we haven't even really begun 2017, and some new laws in Michigan are going to help keep things down. How about more taxes and fees? Yep, we got 'em! There are also some good things, too, though.

First, the bad. Taxes and fees are going up. Way up.

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Grand Rapids Rockers Deepfall Release “Monster” New Music Video

A couple weeks ago, WGRD hosted our first Christmas Party at the Stache, with Citizen Zero and local rockers Deepfall. It was a great show, and we gave away a ton of cool autographed stuff, including guitars! We've been playing the song "Monster" from Deepfall, and now, the band has released the video for it!

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Ratt Performs At The Monte Carlo Resort & Casino
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Why Sort-Of-Ratt’s Soaring Eagle Casino Show was Cancelled Last Night

Last night at Soaring Eagle, Night Ranger and 'Ratt' were scheduled to perform for Michigan fans. Not quite so surprisingly, the 'Ratt' portion of the show was cancelled just hours before doors. Why? And why do I keep putting quotes around 'Ratt'?

Well, this is the Bobby Blotzer led version of Ratt, that has, basically, only the drummer from Ratt in it.

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Tucker the Cow
The Legend of Tucker the Cow (photo via Grand Traverse County 911)

The Legend of Tucker the Michigan Cow – The Long Night in the Window Well

Tucker the Cow was a happy cow. Tucker the Cow liked to walk around. Tucker the Cow was in a wind storm, and his gate opened. Tucker the Cow decided to take a walk out into the new world. Tucker the Cow got stuck in a window well. Tucker the Cow was sad. But then Tucker the Cow was found, and could walk home. So he did.

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Michigan Fan Comedian Destroys Ohio State Fan on Stage

I know the whole Michigan vs Ohio feud is a real thing up here, but I didn't realize that it spread into comedy clubs! Here's funny video of a comedian named Steve Hofstetter, hosting a Q&A at the end of his act. The questions start off about poop, and then go strange with an Ohio fan heckle.

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Is that MRSA on your stethoscope, or are you just happy to see me? (Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock)

Michigan Hospitals Are In Trouble for Making Patients Sick

The federal government is cracking down on hospitals with high rates of patient injuries, and they've now added spreading those crazy antibiotic-resistant germs like MRSA to their calculations. So the government has reduced Medicare payments to 769 hospitals, including 27 hospitals right here in Michigan!

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Falling meteor
Meteor, or fireball, caught falling through the Michigan sky. (Andrew Gunneson/WOODTV)

Falling Meteor Caught on Video in Michigan

Thousands of meteors are reported falling through the skies, but not many are caught on video. On Monday, one lucky Michigander caught one burning through the atmosphere. Driving south on 131, Andrew Gunneson happened to be filming as he drove, and caught the fireball as it burned through the Michigan sky.

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Irish Guy With Tourettes Sings the 12 Days of Christmas NSFW

To celebrate Christmas Day, I thought it would be fun to share this Irish guy singing "The 12 Days of Christmas". What could go wrong with that, right? Very holiday, so family-oriented. EXCEPT...the poor guy has Tourettes.

Needless to say, this is Not Safe For Work, but it is really f****** funny.

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Grand Rapids’ Own Deepfall Rocked the GRD Christmas Party Tuesday Night

Tuesday night, we hosted our first GRD Christmas Party at the Stache, with tons of cool autographed stuff to give away as Christmas presents, and some great live music! Citizen Zero came over from Detroit to have some fun with us, and one of our very own Grand Rapids bands, Deepfall rocked the show, too!

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Holiday Break-Ins 2016 Thank You and Happy Holidays – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys wrap up the Holiday Break-Ins, thank everyone involved, and wish everyone a happy holidays before their break. It was another amazingly successful break-in day, with so many families being helped out for the holidays. So much good was done today.

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Michigan Filmmakers are Back With Another Live Action Silent Hills PT Movie

A few years ago, video game mastermind Hideo Kojima and Guillermo Del Toro released a playable trailer for a new game they were working on, called Silent Hills. It was a huge hit, and everyone was super excited for the game. So excited that some Michigan filmmakers decided to create a live action version of the trailer. Watch it above.

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