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Kevin Hart and Jimmy Fallon Ride A Roller Coaster

I don't know why this made me laugh so hard but it sure did! This is a video clip of Kevin Hart and Jimmy Fallon riding a roller coaster, their faces are priceless!

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Sleeping Beauty Opens Next Week!

It's finally here, Sleeping Beauty at Circle Theater. I'm so excited to be involved in this fantastic show! If you are interested in bringing the family out to a super fun show check us out we open Wednesday and run though Sunday!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Thomas Haden Church Talks ‘Lucky Them,’ Being a Kid In the ’70s and Cow Balls [Audio/Video]

This week on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we talked to actor Thomas Haden Church.

Church called in to promote his new movie, "Lucky Them," which is about a rock journalist assigned to track down an ex-boyfriend.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Who Does the Free Beer Bobblehead Look Like? [Poll]

The local Midwest League Class A baseball team, the West Michigan Whitecaps, approached us a few months ago about doing a bobblehead night for a member of the show.

Free Beer was selected this year's recipient of having a bobblehead made in his likeness. He also won our online contest to see if it should be him.

His bobblehead night was Thursday night at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park, Mich.

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RECALL – Thai Kitchen Chicken Pad Thai Recalled Due To Misbranding

Bellisio Foods, Inc. out of Jackson, Ohio is recalling roughly 12,180 pounds of a Thai Kitchen Chicken Pad Thai frozen entrée product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).  The product contains soy protein isolate, a known allergen, and that product is not listed on the label.

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Gas Leak Leads To Evacuations In Downtown Ionia

UPDATE (12:55 p.m.): The evacuation order in downtown Ionia has been lifted.

Part of downtown Ionia has been evacuated following a gas leak Friday morning.

The Ionia County Sheriff's Department reported the leak around 10 a.m. and evacuated the are immediately.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings Golf Scramble Postponed to Aug. 1

Because of inclement weather and water flooding portions of the North Kent Golf Course near Rockford, the Free Beer & Hot Wings Golf Scramble originally scheduled for this afternoon has been postponed.

The new date: Aug. 1.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Free Beer and Eric Zane Throw Out First Pitch [Video]

"The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" crew members have been fortunate to throw out the first pitch at baseball games on a number of occasions.

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Be More Wary of Lightning in Summer [Sponsored]

This is the time of year 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.

Summer officially arrives at 10:51 a.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office.

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

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Jackie’s Throwback Thursday Pic of The Week

This week info back to Halloween 2008. Halloween was on a week day that year and there was also a home hockey game. A few girl friends and K found these child size batman costumes at Meijer and knew what we were dressing as!

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New Movies This Week: ‘Jersey Boys’ and ‘Think Like a Man Too’ [Video]

This weekend, we get two new movies that aren't your traditional summer fare—the first an adaptation of a beloved musical, the other a sequel to a somewhat surprising hit from not long ago.

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RECALL – Velveeta Cheese Sold At WalMart Stores In Michigan

Kraft is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in at least 12 states (including Michigan) because the cheese in question contains "insufficient levels of sorbic acid".

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