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Daredevil Circus Company Performs at Amway Family Fireworks on July 5 [Video]

A homegrown Grand Rapids circus troupe is performing Saturday in a return show for the Amway Family Fireworks celebration.

Daredevil Circus Company brings its Cirque du Soleil-style show to the Amway Family Fireworks at 8 p.m. July 5 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Rocks

Look, everyone knows that it's your obligation as a human being to go see a new 'Transfomrers' movie when it comes out whether you want to or not. It's the only explanation for the success of the past three films (since no one actually likes them) and it's the only explanation for the massive first weekend of 'Transformers: Age of Extinction,' which had the biggest opening of 2014 so far.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Producer Joe’s Weirdo Inspirational Speech [Video]

Last week on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we shared an oddly inspirational video from a bearded, shirtless, only-underwear-wearing man in New York.

He was asked a number of questions by a tourist, and his answers were both surprising and hilarious at the same time.

So, when we traveled to New Jersey for our live show with 105.7 The Hawk on Friday, we had the perfect inspiration for Producer Joe's next stunt.

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Fireworks Season Means Enjoying Community Displays, Celebrating Safely [Video/Infographic]

It's the season for fireworks, which are synonymous with Independence Day celebrations.

July 4 marks the 238th anniversary this year of the United States' independence from England through the Declaration of Independence. It means celebrating our nation's founding through community events, with professionally-done aerial fireworks displays such as the Amway Family Fireworks on July 5 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids.

If consumer fireworks are used at home or elsewhere, enjoy them safely to protect lives and property while embracing Independence Day.

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E3 2014: NHL 15 Looks To Score In The Realism Department

In its debut year on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 I’m not sure any game is going to challenge NHL 15 for “most realistic sports game of the year.”

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Re/Max of Grand Rapids’ Family Fun Zone, Hot Air Balloon at Amway Family Fireworks

The Amway Family Fireworks will light up the Grand Rapids skies July 5 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids in celebration of Independence Day.

But before that colorful display next Saturday, Re/Max of Grand Rapids' Family Fun Zone from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST at Ah-Nab-Awen park.

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Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Cites Motorhead Influence on New Songs; Band Hits Fifth Third Ballpark Aug. 28 [Video]

Halestorm's Lzzy Hale opens up about the writing process for their new album and reveals a recent Motorhead-inspired writing frenzy.

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Independence Day Weekend Fireworks and Activities in West Michigan – 2014

Independence Day weekend will bring many opportunities to celebrate and enjoy fireworks in West Michigan in 2014.

Take a look at our list and have a great Independence Day weekend!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Eric Zane Has Advice for Live Show Attendees [Video]

After broadcasting live radio shows across the country, you could say that the guys from "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" are experts.

With that in mind, Eric Zane has some choice words for everyone in attendance.

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Follow the Rules of the Water [Sponsored]

Summer is here! It officially arrived last Saturday, and this is truly the season when many love to relax and play out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, says to keep you and those around you safe on the water when boating.

In embracing summer and enjoying the great outdoors on the water and at the beach, here's another tip good for boaters and beach-goers to help you stay safe out there: Follow the rules of the water.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Producer Joe and Steve Play the Impression Game [Video]

If you love really terrible impressions, you’ll love this!

Check out video of Producer Joe and Steve, of "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," bust out impressions of President Barack Obama, former heavyweight boxer and entertainer Mike Tyson and late Baseball Hall of Fame announcer Harry Caray.

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