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FB&HW T-Shirt Design Contest OFFICIAL RULES

Official Rules for FB&HW T-Shirt Design Contest

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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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Last Gasp of Summer: Looking Forward to Labor Day Weekend

Drat. Summer is almost done.

Schools go back next week, at least those who aren't on year-round schedules.

Labor Dayis upon us here in West Michigan, which means one long, last weekend of summer and more time off for the rank and file.

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Rick Martinez/97.9 WGRD
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: ‘The Free Beer & Hot Wings’ ALS Ice Bucket Challenge [Video]

After being challenged by many friends and co-workers, "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" crew was finally able to get everyone together for our official ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video on Thursday.

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Homer Simpson Ice Bucket Challenge
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Homer Simpson Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge, Gets Surprise Attack Instead [Video]

Everyone is getting in on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, including Homer Simpson! We've already seen Marvel, 'Star Wars: Episode 7' and 'Game of Thrones' stars heed the call, but now watch your favorite TV dad from Springfield join the ranks.

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‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’ ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video

This morning, the Free Beer and Hot Wings crew took their ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!  They'd been called out quite a bit to do it, and they decided to take p the challenge in as fun a way as they could.

So what did they do?

They invited all their past intern victims to come and shower them with ice water, and each intern got to select which FBHW member had tormented them the most to soak!

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The Sopranos Ending Tony Lives Died David Chase Reveals
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‘The Sopranos’ David Chase Finally Clears Up Series Ending: Did Tony Die?

The ending to HBO's magnum TV opus 'The Sopranos' has remained a source of debate over the last seven years, as fans and viewers analyze every sound and frame of series finale "Made in America" for a clue to Tony Soprano's ultimate fate. Now, despite a near-decade of refusals, series creator David Chase may finally have revealed if Tony Soprano lived or died.

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Ivelin Radkov/ThinkStock
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Nominate Someone for Honors as Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week

Meijer and 97.9 WGRD are saluting greater Grand Rapids' and West Michigan's outstanding student-athletes and their achievements by feting them as Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week during the 2014-2015 academic year.

However, we need your help to help us identify these outstanding student-athletes.

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Courtesy of the Marshall Police Department
Courtesy of the Marshall Police Department
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Missing 14-Year-Old From Marshall Found Safe In Atlanta

Hannah Marie Amaro, the 14-year-old girl missing since Saturday from Marshall, was located with a 29-year-old man at an Atlanta-area hotel on Tuesday.

The girl was located by authorities at a hotel in Georgia Tuesday afternoon, Marshall Police Chief Jim Schwartz said during a press conference Tuesday evening. She appeared to be fine, according the the Chief, but will be checked out at a hospital.

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Courtesy of the Marshall Police Department
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Police Update The Public On The Case Of Missing 14-Year-Old From Marshall

In a press conference held on Saturday afternoon, the Marshall Police Department and the Michigan State Police updated the public on the ongoing investigation into missing 14-year-old Hannah Marie Amaro.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings
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Sit In With Eric Zane, ‘Free Beer & Hot Wings;’ Help Raise Funds for A-T Children’s Project [Video]

Hey all! Eric Zane here.

It's Rhoades McKee Reed's Lake Triathlon-Duathlon time again! The benefit is coming up Saturday, Sept. 6.

I will be out there racing in the chariot division, while raising awareness for the A-T Children's Project.

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Courtesy of the Marshall Police Department
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Police Searching For 14-Year-Old Missing Marshall Girl

The FBI and the Michigan State Police are now involved in the search for a 14-year-old girl from Marshall who went missing on Saturday.

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