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Lake Effect Snows Continue Through Friday with Rainy Weekend Forecast

Another round of lake-effect snow is being forecast through midday Friday and a messy weekend is ahead, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Joe Rogan Talks Being Bossy, Eating Only What You Kill and Doing Mushrooms [Audio]

Comedian, actor, writer and MMA commentator Joe Rogan joined us on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show:" today ti promote his latest comedy special, "Rocky Mountain High," which premiers midnight Friday on Comedy Central.

We also got on the topic of curing being bossy, the eating-only-what-you-kill "movement" and doing mushrooms.

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Mike Nichols, Oscar-Winning Director of ‘The Graduate,’ Dies at Age 83

“Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me...”

That is one of the most famous lines from one of the most famous scenes in all of cinema: Dustin Hoffman’s Benjamin trying not to be seduced by Anne Bancroft’s Mrs. Robinson, his father’s partner’s wife in 1967’s ‘The Graduate.’ The film was just the second directed by Mike Nichols, the enterprising comedian turned theater and cinema director, who died Wednesday at the age of 83.

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15 ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Facts in One Video. You’re Welcome.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is the biggest movie of 2014. It’s made over $750 million worldwide. Kids love it. Adults love it. Grandparents even love it. Lots of people (us included!) have seen the movie multiple times, but do you know everything there is to know about Marvel’s latest superhero phenomenon? They're the frickin Guardians of the Galaxy!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings
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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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Bill Cosby
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NBC Cancels Cosby Comeback Sitcom Over Rape Allegations, Netflix Special Shelved

The ongoing firestorm against Bill Cosby has only swelled in recent weeks, as more and more allegations of rape emerge against the once-revered comedian, so it wasn’t any surprise that Netflix would opt to discard the November 28 release of a new Cosby standup special. Now, NBC has expectedly followed suit by abandoning development plans for a new Cosby sitcom for 2015.

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Sarah L. & Ryder
Sarah L. & Ryder
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Meet The Animal Guy Pet Selfie Contest Winners – Sarah L. & Ryder

The results are in and the winners of The Animal Guy Pet Selfie Contest are Sarah L. and Ryder!

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Grand Rapids Will Fine You if You Don’t Clear Your Sidewalks

I'm not big on shoveling snow. Well, who is really? Anyone who says they love it is a liar. Just like people who say they "loooovvve" winter. Liars. Stop it.

Anyway. I don't even own a proper shovel. What do I do when snow piles up in my driveway? I attempt to drive over it. Or I get stuck. No, it's not a great system. But man, I really hate shoveling. Good thing I'm not a property owner then. Because in Grand Rapids they can  fine you if you don't shovel your sidewalks. I'd owe, like, so much money. 

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Brian Josefowicz
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Cannonsburg Ski Area Announces Earliest Opening Date Ever

All of you skiing and snowboarding fans will be happy to hear this! It's almost time to strap them on and hit the slopes!

In fact, Cannonsburg Ski Area is opening to the public this Saturday, at 10 a.m. This will be the earliest date that Cannonsburg has ever opened for a season.

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Big Game Winner Revealed

Congratulations to Mark Elenbaas, of Lowell.

Channel 95.7, an affiliated station of 97.9 WGRD, is sending Mark and a guest to any professional football game of their choice this season.

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Grand Rapids Refuse & Recycling Pickup Cancelled Tuesday Due To Snow

Pickup of refuse (trash), recycling, and lawn waste has been cancelled within the city of Grand Rapids for Tuesday. The City of Grand Rapids released a statement late Tuesday morning informing residents.

The city says that because of the heavy snowfall we've received, public service staff have all been diverted to plowing the streets. 

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Photo: David Buchan/Getty Images
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Stephen Merchant Talks TV Writing, Working In Radio and His Awkwardness [Audio]

Late on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" today, we talked to writer, director, radio guy, comedian and actor Stephen Merchant.

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