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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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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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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Separated at Birth — Phil From Wayland and Glenn Close

For some reason, we started talking about Glenn Close's role in the 1987 film "Fatal Attraction."

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You Think You Know the Smashing Pumpkins?

The Smashing Pumpkins have quite the history, don't they?

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2014 Michigan High School Football Semifinals Schedule

A strong showing in the state quarterfinals by West Michigan high school footballs teams over the weekend has left many in the running for a state championship.

View the complete schedule for the Michigan high school football state semifinals.

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Hazardous Travel Warning Issued by National Weather Service for Greater Grand Rapids, West Michigan [Video]

Winter officially does not arrive until next month, but it sure feels like it's already here, doesn't it?

The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office has issued a winter storm warning in effect from this afternoon through 9 p.m. Tuesday. The bottom lines: heavy lake-effect and blowing snow.

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There Will Be At Least Three More ‘Fast and Furious’ Movies

Earlier this week, it was reported that Justin Lin was being courted by Universal to return to the ‘Fast and Furious’ series after taking ‘Furious 7’ off and giving the director's seat to James Wan. It was also reported that his return would be be part of a two film “grand finale” that would send this beloved franchise driving off into the sunset. But that second part is just plain silly. Have you seen the box office receipts for these movies? So it should come as no surprise that the studio has “at least three” more Dominic Toretto and company adventures in the pipeline.

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Watch Jim Carrey Give Innocent People ‘Dumb and Dumber’ Haircuts

"Everybody wants one!"

In celebration (maybe?) of this week's long-in-the-making 'Dumb and Dumber,' star Jim Carrey decided to really spice up his appearance last night on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live.' More precisely, he really wanted to Lloyd it up, doling out hideous Lloyd Christmas-styled bowl cuts to the good people of Hollywood Blvd. How could this possibly go wrong?

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for November 14

Each Friday, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” replaces its regular “back-with” music with songs from our own music collections.

They can be anything, from corny mash-ups, rock, country, mid-Michigan '70s butt rock or anything in between.

Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today:

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Daniel Tosh Caught ESPN Stealing His Bits and Lashes Back in the Funniest Way Possible

Daniel Tosh has got a gripe with ESPN.  The sports behemoth "came up" with a new segment for their programming, called, "Awesome Video Segment".

Not a genius title, admittedly.

But during the "Awesome Video Segment", they blatantly took the "Web Redemption" idea of Tosh's, and "cheapened the brand".

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Category: Grand Rapids News
Hannah Saunders, WZZM-13
Hannah Saunders, WZZM-13
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Allegan County Deputy Injured in U.S.131 Pile-up Near Plainwell Thursday Morning

(WZZM-13) Northbound U.S. 131 has reopened in Allegan County following a snowy pile-up involving at least 10 vehicles around 11:20 a.m. Thursday morning.

The accident happened at the 50 mile marker, about one mile north of Plainwell.

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