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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Fury’ Rages Past Gone Girl

Brad Pitt's new World War II drama 'Fury' opened at number at the box office and has officially defined what this October has been about: long, R-rated movies featuring huge movie stars bucking the usual trends and out-grossing their family friendly competition. Between this and 'Gone Girl,' it looks like grown adults are heading to their multiplex more than ever these days.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings Flashback: Eric Zane Puts Producer Joe In the Figure Four Leg Lock [Video]

Today on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we were talking about the ways that we used to mess with friends (or get messed with) when we were younger.

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West Michigan Online Job Fair

The West Michigan Online Job Fair is focused on helping connect people in West Michigan with employers in finding employment opportunities that matter.

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Michigan State University Ranked No. 1 College For Getting Laid

No other school in the nation compares with Spartan Country for this distinctive honor.

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Why Is Pizza So Delicious?

Pizza is the food of the gods. Tell someone you ordered a pizza and there's a 99% chance that person is onboard with the decision. We know it tastes so good, but have you ever wondered just why.

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‘Star Wars Rebels’: First Look at Darth Vader’s Return with James Earl Jones

We weren't altogether surprised to learn that 'Star Wars Rebels' would incorporate the iconic Darth Vader at some point, though the news that James Earl Jones would reprise the role on October 26 certainly caught our attention. Now, the first look at 'Rebels' Vader has arrived from yet another legendary figure behind the character, and with a slightly updated design.

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Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week: South Christian Girls’ Golf Team

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for October 17

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: Eric Zane Had an Unfortunate Accident In the Bathroom

During a commercial break on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" today, Eric Zane went to the bathroom.

He was sitting down and when he got back up and pulled his pants up, he immediately noticed there was a problem.

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BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration Nov. 8; Top 5 Bacon-Inspired Quotes [Sponsored]

BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration returns for its second annual event on Nov. 8 at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center.

BaCon features bacon-inspired dishes and drinks, with tickets currently on sale.

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Runners Will be Running Wild in Grand Rapids This Weekend

For runners, this weekend is the mother-load of runs in Grand Rapids.

Saturday, October 18, is the Run thru the Rapids, followed by Sunday's Grand Rapids Marathon.

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Jennifer Garner on ‘Conan:’ ‘I Streaked’ at The Barn Theatre

It's the naked truth.

On Wednesday evening's Conan show on TBS with Conan O'Brien, actress Jennifer Garner talked about her days doing summer stock theater in various parts of the country, including at The Barn Theater in Augusta.

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