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Tonight’s Pop Evil Concert is SOLD OUT!

If you were planning on buying tickets at the door for Pop Evil tonight, you are out of luck...

Tonight's Pop Evil show at The Intersection is SOLD OUT!

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‘Jurassic World’ Delivers Chris Pratt Hanging Tough With a Raptor

Your Christmas gift from ‘Jurassic World’ has arrived early. Previously, the first trailer for the upcoming sequel had teased a moment near the end in which Chris Pratt’s character appeared to be teaming up with the super lethal velociraptors to take down the super-smart hybrid dinosaur wreaking havoc in the world’s most ill-advised theme park. And now director Colin Trevorrow has revealed this pretty rad new photo of Pratt hanging tough with one of his raptor pals.

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Your 2014 College Football Playoff and Bowl Games Guide [Video]

The first college football playoff highlights this year's bowl season. Here is the complete lineup of games so you can plan your TV viewing habits accordingly.

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(Michael Dodge/Getty Images)
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Donate This Christmas to Help Some Needy Kids! [Sponsored]

'Tis the season of giving!

Christmas is all about bringing smiles to faces all around, especially children.

97.9 WGRD and Mister E's Vape Shop are teaming up to bring joy to needy kids of greater Grand Rapids and west Michigan.

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Courtesy of Sundance Institute
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‘The End of the Tour’ World Premiere is January 23 at Sundance Film Festival [Video]

"The End of the Tour" will make its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Jan. 23, 2015.

The film, which stars Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel, was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014. 

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Amana Images RF/ThinkStock
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Kyle’s Free Beer & Hot Wings Holiday Break-In In Grand Rapids [Audio]

For the 11th consecutive year, we tried to do our part to help out families in need this Christmas season with Free Beer & Hot Wings Holiday Break-Ins.

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Producer Joe’s Free Beer & Hot Wings Holiday Break-In In Grand Rapids [Audio]

For the 11th consecutive year, we tried to do our part to help out families in need this Christmas season with Free Beer & Hot Wings Holiday Break-Ins.

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See Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Savatage at Wacken in Germany in August 2015! [Video]

TODAY is the last day to enter this awesome 97.9 WGRD contest for a trip for four in August 2015 to Wacken Open Air Festival in Germany to see Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Savatage rock!

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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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Tickets to Pop Evil This Saturday Are Going Fast!

Planning on going to Pop Evil this Saturday at The Intersection? Better act quick!

The show is EXTREMELY close to selling out, so get your tickets now!

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(Photo: Metalhead Ned/WGRD)
(Photo: Metalhead Ned/WGRD)
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Metalhead Ned Survives The Sickness

If you were listening this weekend to WGRD, you heard a void. A voice that you normally hear was missing from the airwaves during the time of Saturday 7 to midnight and Sunday 10 to 3. Where was Metalhead Ned?

Sick as a dog, but he's better now.

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Street Harassment Video, YouTube, Rob Bliss
Street Harassment Video, YouTube, Rob Bliss
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Watch the Top 233 Viral Videos of 2014 in Under 7 Minutes

There's so many popular viral videos, who has time to watch them all?

I'm fairly certain you know the answer... "Ain't nobody got time for that!" (And if you don't get that reference, you must have been asleep in 2012 when that viral video struck. It's posted below, in case the 500 billion times you heard that phrase wasn't enough.)

Anyway. Here's all the best viral videos of 2014 in under 7 minutes.

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