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Metalhead Ned’s Random Pic of the Week – Time For Sun of a Beach!

I was walking down the hallway yesterday and I couldn't help but notice that our live events manager was dressed up for a Beach Party. I don't know what exactly she was doing, but I figured it was a very random thing to stumble upon.

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Davenport University Grad Gets Do-Over Back Flip on ‘Steve Harvey Show’ [Video]

Bobby Blank, of Holland, became a viral video sensation in April when he face planted while attempting a back flip at Davenport University's graduation ceremonies at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.

On Tuesday, he received another chance.

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The B.O.B.’s Liquor License Suspended for 10 Days

WZZM reported in April, that The B.O.B. was sentenced to a 3-day liquor license suspension. The downtown Grand Rapids bar, restaurant, and nightclub tried to appeal that decision. Tuesday, the Michigan Liquor Commission not only upheld the original suspension, but extended it to 10 days. 

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East Kentwood and Zeeland West Win Boys Track & Field State Championships

The Michigan High School Boys and Girls Track & Field State Championships were decided over the weekend.

East Kentwood and Zeeland West Boys Track & Field teams each brought home championships!

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Win Playstation 4 from ‘Continue?’ and ’5×5′ [Video]

Yeah, you read that headline right. We're teaming up with our good buddies from Continue? to give you a chance at winning a PlayStation 4.

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Adds Oscar-Winner Lupita Nyong’o and ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Gwendoline Christie

Remember how, back when 'Star Wars: Episode 7' announced its primary cast members, one of the primary complaints was how few female roles there were. We soon learned that casting wasn't technically over yet, and now all the haters can eat their words as Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and 'Game of Thrones' favorite Gwendoline Christie have been added to the cast.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Who Will Win Latest Race For the Ages? [Poll]

Our intern, Katie, is a collegiate runner, specializing in the 800 meters.

Somehow on today's show, it was determined that four of us from the show would compete against her http://wgrd.com/free-beer-hot-wings-who-will-win-the-latest-race-for-the-ages-poll/in a race.

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Grand Rapids National Weather Service: Torrential Downpours and Isolated Severe Storms Today

The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids office reports:
Potential for torrential downpours and isolated severe storms this afternoon and evening."

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97.9 WGRD’s June 2014 Top Songs Playlist

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Jackie Emcees Girls on the Run 5K

Friday was the annual 5K event for Kent County Girls on the Run!

Girls on the Run (GOTR) is an organization that promotes healthy living and gets young girls active as they train for their first five-kilometer (3.1-mile) run!

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Josh Brolin to Star as Thanos in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and Beyond!

We've speculated for months on who would be playing Thanos, the overarching villain of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Would it be Vin Diesel? Benicio Del Toro? Kevin Feige said they had the actor cast, but that they weren't ready to reveal who it was just yet. Well, they might not be ready, but that doesn't matter because the word is out.

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Jackie’s In ‘A Sleeping Beauty’ at Circle Theatre

We started rehearsal for "A Sleeping Beauty Somewhere in Time" a few weeks ago, and I had to share an update.

In the new version of "Sleeping Beauty," I play Malestrom, the chaos fairy that most people identify as Maleficent.

The show is being held by Circle Theatre on Aquinas College's campus.

We perform June 25 to 29. If you have kids or don't, it's a fun show!

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