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The Good Decision Maker Goes on Trial – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys follow up on the good decision maker lady. You remember, the one who crawled into the court ceiling to escape arrest? She's back in court, and things are just as fun as the arrest.

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Polar Vortex Weather System Brings Artic Temperatures Across Wide Swath Of U.S.
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Ready For a COLD Winter? Temps as Low as 40 Below Predicted

Are you ready for an “exceptionally cold” winter? The 2017 Farmer’s Almanac was just released and it’s looking very cold for our area of the country...

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Here Are the Songs You Can (Probably) Expect at Tonight’s Paul McCartney Show in Grand Rapids

If what we are being told is to be believed, it's going to be a long, awesome night of Sir Paul's music at Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on August 15. Here's the setlist you can (probably) expect.

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GRD Listeners Win Last Chance Tickets at KISS Pre-Party at the B.O.B. [Photos]

WGRD had an awesome time getting pumped for the KISS show at Van Andel Arena Saturday night at the official KISS pre-party!

We had some drinks with our friends at H.O.M.E. inside the B.O.B. and gave away tickets to the show!

Check out photos here!

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Well-Known Grand Rapids Bartender Recovering After Bicycle Crash

Dave Draugalis, who has been a bartender at Z's in downtown Grand Rapids for over 14 years, is currently recovering from serious injuries following a bicycle accident. Friends and family are asking for the public's help and support.

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Police Officers Help Young Boy Who Was Selling His Stuffed Animals For Food

A police officer spotted a kid trying to sell his toys so he can buy food...Warning this video may cause some tears. I loved this story!

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Sausage Party’ Devours an August Record While ‘Suicide Squad’ Sinks

There are two big stories to lead with in this edition of the Weekend Box Office Report and both of them are equally interesting in their own little ways. Let’s start with the positive: Sausage Party now inexplicably holds the record for biggest opening for an animated movie released in August. And now the negative: Suicide Squad dropped a staggering 67% in its second weekend, which…isn’t good.

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‘Masters of the Universe’ Director is ‘Laser-Focused’ on the Reboot

With nearly every Saturday morning cartoon or popular line of toys from the ’80s finding their way to a theater near you, the ones that haven’t quite yet made the leap to the big screen are starting to stand out. Take Masters of the Universe. Our own coverage of the film dates all the way back to 2012, but in that time, Sony has barely made progress on big-screen reboot.

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‘Star Wars’ Actor Kenny Baker Passes Away at Age 83

Sad news today for fans of the Star Wars films and Terry Gilliam’s Time Bandits: Kenny Baker, the man who brought droid R2-D2 to life, has passed away at the age of 83. According to The Guardian, Baker’s passing comes after a long battle with an unspecified illness.

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Federal Judge Orders ‘Making a Murderer’ Subject Released From Prison

Netflix has already announced a second season of Making a Murderer, their surprise hit true-crime series that captured the nation’s imagination last winter. The streaming service confirmed last month that filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos were already at work on a second batch of episodes “centering on new developments in the [Steven] Avery and [Brendan] Dassey cases. If that’s true, their show just got a huge real-life plot twist.

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15 Words That Have Different Meanings in Michigan

Words are a universal thing that have universal definitions, but sometimes depending on where you are in the world those words can have completely different meanings...

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Crystal Pepsi is Back, Here’s Where You Can Find it in West Michigan

As of right now, there are only seven stores in West Michigan that are carrying it. And if you want to buy in bulk, be prepared - they're only being sold in 20-ounce bottles.

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