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Free Beer & Hot Wings: This Denmark Amusement Park Ride Is Not a Ride at All [Video/Poll]

OK, let's just get this out of the way right now. This ride, the Sky Tower, located at Tivoli Friheden in Denmark, is in no way a ride at all.

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On Tap with Summer Craft Beer Festival 2014 [Photos]

John Ball Park was the venue and craft beers were the main course Saturday.

The fourth annual Summer Craft Beer Festival poured, played, entertained and fed hundreds from across Grand Rapids, West Michigan and beyond on a summery afternoon and early evening with sunshine and temperatures creeping into the low 80s.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Joaquin Phoenix’s Upside Down Forehead Is Hilarious! [Video]

Joaquin Phoenix is an Academy Award-nominated actor, but it's the performance of his forehead that has people talking.

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Fourth Annual Summer Craft Beer Festival: July 19 at John Ball Park in Grand Rapids

The Summer Craft Beer Festival is returning.

The fourth annual Summer Craft Beer Festival is 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 19 at John Ball Park in Grand Rapids, and is co-sponsored by 97.9 WGRD, Channel 95.7, 98.7 WFGR, 100.5 The River and 1410 AM The Touch.

At Summer Craft Beer Festival, enjoy samples of more than 100 beers, ciders and mead from some of the country’s best craft breweries -- currently at about four dozen confirmed and still counting!

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2014 Emmy Awards: HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Snags 19 Nominations, ‘Fargo’ 18

The 2014 Emmy Awards nominations have arrived.

The nominations were announced this morning by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly in Los Angeles.

It was a big day for 'Game of Thrones' as the HBO series nabbed its most nominations yet, leading the way with 19.

'Fargo' followed closely behind with 18, 'American Horror Story: Coven' with 17 and the final season of 'Breaking Bad' with 16 (HBO's 'True Detective' scored 12 nominations with both Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson nominated for Best Actor).

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How Kiefer Sutherland Coined His ’24′ Catch Phrase [Video]

"Dammit!"

Jimmy Fallon might sound a bit like Pee Wee Herman when he screams out Jack Bauer's '24' catchphrase on his 'Tonight Show,' but that doesn't detract from the power of star Kiefer Sutherland's signature yelled expletive.

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Amway Family Fireworks’ Fifth of July: Downtown Grand Rapids Lit Up! [Photos]

Downtown Grand Rapids was lit up for the Fifth of July with the Amway Family Fireworks.

A few thousand people came to Ah-Nab-Awen park to enjoy some food, drink, music, entertainment, activities and, of course, the 20-minute fireworks spectacular!

Music from The Rhythm Aces, Vox Vidorra, and Three's a Crowd performed into the evening, as well as some amazing acrobatics and aerial work from the Daredevil Circus Company!

Then, the sky over downtown Grand Rapids lit up with an amazing fireworks show, to honor all those who serve and protect our freedoms and lives!

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#GRFireworks: Amway Family Fireworks Rocks Live via Twitter, Instagram on ‘GRD!

The Amway Family Fireworks today at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in Grand Rapids is more than just the rockets' red glare celebrating the Independence Day holiday weekend.

It's tunes, grub, fun, hanging, chilling, frolicking and rollicking at the downtown GR festival, which runs from mid-afternoon to past dusk and which 97.9 WGRD's Jackie, Johnnie Walker and Metalhead Ned are all gonna be rocking at.

Share what you're doing and seeing via Twitter or Instagram, posting those tweets and pics using the hashtag #GRFireworks, and see it all posted below on WGRD because 'GRD rocks right along with ya!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Jeffrey Ross Talks After Oversleeping for His Interview on Our Show [Audio]

After "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" broadcast Wednesday, we talked to roastmaster and comedian Jeffrey Ross.

Well, we were supposed to talk to him. But after the interview time came, passed and we didn't hear from him, we called up the number we were given. We obviously woke him up, but he's a trooper and forged ahead with the interview anyway!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Dolly Parton Plays ‘Benny Hill’ Theme On the Sax [Video]

We have stated numerous times on the air that "The Benny Hill Show" theme song makes everything better.

Seriously. Just give it a shot.

Take any video you find online, turn down the sound and turn up the "Benny Hill" theme. See? Hilarious!

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Advanced Screening of ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ 3D Tonight at Celebration! Cinema North!

Want to see the NEW "Transformers: Age of Extinction" a day early?

Tonight is your chance at Celebration! Cinema North, 2121 Celebration Drive NE in Grand Rapids at Knapps Corner!

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Queen Elizabeth Visits the Iron Throne at the ‘Game of Thrones’ Belfast Studio

For those hoping Queen Elizabeth would one day sit on the Iron Throne, we're gonna spoil you now and say not at the moment. But she did visit the 'Game of Thrones' studio in Belfast, Ireland, for a meet and greet with some of the cast and crew of HBO's hit fantasy drama, and to glare at the famous seat of Westeros.

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