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San Antonio metal band Nothing More (Photo: Jody Domingue)
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97.9 WGRD’s August 2014 Top Songs Playlist [Video]

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New Movies This Week: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Get On Up’ [Video]

This week, we get the latest Marvel Studios expansion of the 'Avengers' universe, plus a biopic on the Hardest-Working Man in Show Business.

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MDOT: Total Closures on I-96, M-50 This Weekend in Kent County

A bridge demolition will bring total closures to I-96 and M-50 in Kent County this weekend.

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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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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Our Pace Lap at Berlin Raceway [Video]

On Wednesday night, we were the grand marshals at Berlin Raceway in Marne, Mich., for the Money in the Bank 125.

We also got the opportunity to ride along in the pace truck, and Producer Joe and Free Beer got to wave the green flags before a couple of the races!

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New Netflix Instant Releases — August 2014

If you're looking for something to watch in the comfort of your own home, Netflix has some great new titles hitting Instant in August, including the long-awaited fourth season of 'The Killing.' Read on for our guide to the best new titles coming to Netflix Instant in August 2014.

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Become a Certified Tourism Ambassador for Grand Rapids!

Today, a bunch of us got a cool opportunity to become Certified Tourism Ambassadors for Grand Rapids, thanks to Experience Grand Rapids.  

Being from out of town and not being here very long, this is a cool thing for me because I can learn more about the area and what's going on.

You'll get some history, fun stuff about the area, hidden gems to go check out and free stuff. I mean, who isn't, right? You also get some freebies to go check out lots of cool things around the area!

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Why Won’t This Walmart Ice Cream Sandwich Melt?

It's summertime, which means all those refreshing ice cream sandwiches you're gobbling up could melt before you get to the end. Well, in most cases, anyway.

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Bouncy GIFs of Curvy Latinas

Even in GIF form, these bouncy Latinas are filled with fiery attitude and curvaceous bodies.

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Check Out This Incredible Ukulele Cover of Cannibal Corpse

I don't know if you've ever seen the instrumental video of the music for the Cannibal Corpse song, "Frantic Disembowelment", but it's freaking seriously intense!

An insanely challenging song, at a ridiculous pace...it looks like the video has been sped up, and isn't real.  But it's totally real.

This ukulele cover version takes all of that, and puts it on the Uke!

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Lucy’ Takes Down Mighty ‘Hercules’

This weekend saw two movies named after their lead characters go head-to-head. In one corner, you have 'Lucy.' In the other, 'Hercules.' If you asked the average person who would win in a battle between Dwayne Johnson and Scarlett Johansson, most would probably side with the guy whose nickname is "The Rock." But the box office this weekend went in a completely different direction.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Eric Zane Has Baby Owl Living In His Garage

Eric Zane went out in his garage over the weekend, only to find that there was a new resident that had taken up residency.

He's now the proud landlord to a baby owl!

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