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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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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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Jackie’s New Ride

This past weekend I spent at Fox Power Sports of Grand Rapids where I attended the motorcycle safety school to get my endorsement!

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Behind the Scenes with Wayland Filming Their New Video at WGRD [Video]

Those crazy guys in Wayland are filming their music video for "Get a Little" right here in their home town of Grand Rapids, and their first stop for shooting?  Right here in the GRD studios!

The guys came by for the end of the Free Beer and Hot Wings show this morning, and then got the guys to sing the song on camera for their video.  Then, a bunch of us gathered together to do another shot of singing the chorus for Wayland.

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Grand Rapids Public Schools Talks Budget Cuts [Video]

Facing a $13.5 million deficit due to a projected enrollment decline of 400 students, Grand Rapids Public Schools may have to make some tough decisions.

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Godsmack, Seether and Pop Evil Lead 2014 Uproar Festival Tour Kicking Off in Clarkston Aug. 15 [Video]

The lineup for the 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival tour has been announced and it features Godsmack, Seether, Skillet, Buckcherry and more.

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Check Out New ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ in Dino-Box [Video]

The new "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is about to hit theaters next week.

And, in this movie, they are introducing the Dino-Bots! If seeing Optimus Prime on a Dino-Bot wasn't epic already, how about you riding a Dino-Bot during the movie?!

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