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Slipknot Books Date at Van Andel Arena on May 16! [Video]

We teased it and now we can officially announce it!

Slipknot will take the stage at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids on May 16.

The stop is part of Slipknot's Prepare for Hell Tour, with Hatebreed as special guest for the trek.

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Who Lost the Super Bowl Sign: Eric Zane Or Hot Wings? [Poll]

A year ago when we flew to New Jersey for "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" Super Bowl XLVIII broadcast, we had our fancy new sign in tow.

We set it up on Radio Row while we were on the air. It was the one and only time that the sign was used.

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New Police Radar Can See Inside Your Home [Video]

Bad news for privacy fans: The police are getting their hands on a new piece of handheld technology designed to peer through walls.

The highly-sensitive radar can detect movement as subtle as breathing from up to 50 feet away through solid concrete, USA Today and Atlanta's WXIA-TV report.

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Father, Son Reunited After Finding Letter Hidden by Late Wife [Video]

An elderly West Michigan man recently got a real shock when he found out that he had a 61-year-old son, despite trying unsuccessfully to have children with his wife throughout their marriage.

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2015 Best Academic Colleges in Michigan, According to Niche

We've got some pretty heated college rivalries in Michigan.

Not just Michigan State University vs. University of Michigan, but Ferris State vs. Grand Valley State, Western Michigan vs. Central Michigan, Calvin College vs. Hope College and tons more.

And it's not just about sports, but about academics, too.

Niche, a research organization that compiles data and "reviews and insight from everyday experts," has produced a ranking of the Best Academic Colleges in Michigan.

Did your school make the list?

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YouTube Gold: System of a Down in Grand Rapids 1999 [Video]

If you dig deep enough, you will find gold in them thar hills! A few nights ago I typed in Grand Rapids into the YouTube search bar and found concert footage from all types of concerts in the past years. Then I stumbled upon one that shows how small they once were, and that was System of a Down.

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Legendary Sportscaster Al Michaels Talks Lake Placid, Howard Cosell and ‘BASEketball’ [Audio]

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5 Things That Cost Less Than Max Scherzer

Scherzer just signed a contract with the Washington Nationals worth $210 million. How much money is that exactly? You might be surprised.

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Who Will the Detroit Tigers Replace Max Scherzer With?

With Scherzer signing with the Washington Nationals, might the Tigers go after James Shields?

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘American Sniper’ Takes Out ‘Blackhat’

A lot of people are going to act like they didn’t see the enormous success of ‘American Sniper’ coming, but the signs were all there. On top of the promising limited release numbers, there was the awards buzz. On top of that, there were the names of director Clint Eastwood and star Bradley Cooper. On top of that, the subject matter of the film is inherently attractive to the same category of moviegoer that makes Christian-themed films into massive hits. ‘American Sniper’ had one doozy of a weekend, but it’s not that surprising.

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Free Beer Meets Chris Pratt at Seattle-Green Bay NFL Playoff Game?

Free Beer's resemblance to rapper Macklemore is a well-documented fact on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show."

Here's the most recent example.

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Max Scherzer Reportedly Close to Signing with Washington Nationals

Last offseason, Scherzer reportedly turned down a six-year $144 million offer from the Tigers. It is widely believed he is looking for a $200-plus million contract.

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