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Mr. Money in the Bank, Seth Rollins, with Janna and Johnnie at WGRD!
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WWE’s Mr. Money in the Bank Seth Rollins Talks Super Smackdown in Grand Rapids at WGRD [Video]

WWE's current Money in the Bank winner, Seth Rollins, stopped by WGRD to talk about tonight's big Super Smackdown live show at the Van Andel tonight in Grand Rapids!

Seth is a big guy in WWE right now, and he's carrying around the beaten and battered Money in the Bank briefcase, that holds his one-time contract to fight for the title. He talked to Janna Johnnie and winner Adamm-with-two-ms about his fight Monday night against Cena, his plan for using his Money in the Bank contractand more!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings
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A Look Inside Dumber Than Zane Trivia on ‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’

Each Thursday on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we play Dumber Than Zane Trivia for a $500 cash prize.

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Steve Got Some Sweet New ‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Business Cards

Producer Joe and Steve are in the process of applying for news media credentials for something in 2015.

For some reason, we have to send in business cards with our applications.

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WGRD’s All Request New Year’s Eve Can Make You First Big Winner of 2015

97.9 GRD is ready to party with you for New Year’s Eve! Johnnie, Janna and Metalhead Ned are taking over with WGRD’s All Request New Year’s Eve, sponsored by Fox Nissan!

You pick the songs, and we’ll play them for your New Year’s Eve party -- from 7 p.m. until midnight!

At midnight, we'll bring in the new year with our low-budget ball drop.

Why low-budget? Because we’re spending all our money on the prizes!

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Rocked Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids [Video]

I've been a fan of Trans-Siberian Orchestra since they put the project together, and I was a fan of Savatage before that.  

I got to see one of the first tours the band did, when it was much more stripped down, and it was really good even then.

Flash forward several years, and the show keeps getting bigger, better and more amazing!

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Jackyl Hit Grand Rapids, Cut Down Trees and Rocked the Intersection with GRD

Saturday, Jackyl rolled into town for their show at The Intersection, and we had some fun things planned with Jesse James Dupree before the show!

First, we picked him up and went out to see the nice people out at Vormittag Christmas Tree farm, so Jesse could use his famous chainsaw to cut down a couple Christmas trees for some GRD winners!  Thanks to Grand Rapids E-Liquid for helping us get some people set up for Christmas!

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Ice Skating Has Begun in Downtown Grand Rapids

Ice Skating has officially begun downtown here in Grand Rapids, as Rosa Parks Circle has been filled with water and frozen over!  I watched the zamboni finishing up the ice the other day, as they got ready to begin the skating, and then went back Friday night for the first night of skating!

If you're taking the family for some skating, here's all the information on where to go and what to do.  If you going for a date, you're going to have a lot of fun.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for December 5

Each Friday, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” replaces its regular “back-with” music with songs from our own music collections.

They can be anything, from corny mash-ups, rock, country, mid-Michigan '70s butt rock or anything in between.

Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today:

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Free Beer & Hot Wings
Free Beer & Hot Wings
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: A Look Inside Dumber Than Zane Trivia

Each Thursday on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we play Dumber Than Zane Trivia for a $500 cash prize.

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Kevin Nealon
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Kevin Nealon Talks Hans and Franz, His USFL Career and Terrible Temp Jobs [Audio/Video]

This morning on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we were joined by actor and comedian Kevin Nealon, who is, perhaps, best known for his work on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" and Showtime's "Weeds."

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: A Listener’s Rant About Eric Zane [Video]

There are a couple of things we know about YouTube user The Geek Show:

  1. He likes wrestling.
  2. He doesn't like Eric Zane -- at all.

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97.9 WGRD’s December 2014 Playlist [Video]

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