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The Ladies of ‘SNL’ Sing About ‘Dongs All Over the World’

Like so many comedy shows, 'SNL' has occasionally felt like a boy's club, with the guys getting much of the best material, crazier characters and more memorable sketches. This has shifted in recent years and now the women of the show are allowed to get just as weird and nasty as their male counterparts. In a way, it all feels like it's been building up to this. Are you ready for "Dongs All Over the World"?

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Key & Peele to Reboot ‘Police Academy’ Franchise

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, known for their sketch show 'Key & Peele,' are two of the hottest comedic performers working today so it's no surprise they've been offered a plum movie deal. In this case the duo have signed on to produce the 'Police Academy' reboot for New Line.

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‘Godzilla’ Extended Preview: You Have No Idea What’s Coming

We've seen the teasers and trailers and TV spots, but today Warner Bros. and Legendary have blessed us with a special extended preview of 'Godzilla,' bigger and more intimidating than ever, and filled with more looks at the monster than we've seen before.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Our Co-Worker’s ‘Penis Ears’

The other day, Eric Zane noticed something about our co-worker, Metalhead Ned, here at the home station of "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," 97.9 WGRD.

Ned had gauges in his ears back in the day, which is when you pierce your ears and then slowly increase the hole size. After a while, your ears have massive holes in them.

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New Movie This Week: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ [Video]

It's the return of the 'Avengers' franchise, with the latest entry starring everyone's favorite star-spangled superhero with a shield.

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Grand Rapids Winter Weather Advisory Issued, with Freezing Rain and Gusty Winds Forecast

While the calendar might indicate spring, the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office this afternoon issued a winter weather advisory for Thursday and Friday.

A pair of late-season winter storms are bringing freezing rain and gusty winds early Thursday and again early Friday to Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

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4 Dead, 16 Injured in Fort Hood Shooting

Four people, including the gunman, were killed and 16 others injured in a shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas Wednesday evening.  Fort Hood officials said the gunman was a soldier who had been receiving mental health treatment and that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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‘Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2′ Has Release Date

'Paul Blart: Mall Cop' was a successful film -- so wildly and bafflingly successful, in fact, that its sequel, 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,' now has an official release date. Grab your calendars and a marker and quietly cry as you circle the day where you will be reminded of our failures as a human race. 

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West Michigan’s Worst Pothole Contest’s Winner Is From Holland: Cody Overway

There are definitely some rim-rattling potholes to be found in greater Grand Rapids and across West Michigan.

It's not difficult to find those stinkin' tire-killers! Just go out and drive a little.

One hundred thirty people from across Michigan shared what they believed were the worst potholes around and entered West Michigan's Worst Pothole Contest, sponsored by Schneider Tire Outlet, Inc., of Marne.

After poring through those eye-opening entries, West Michigan's Worst Pothole is found in Holland.

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‘Sex Tape:’ Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel’s Sexy Time Goes Public [Video]

The first 'Sex Tape' trailer (the red-band edition, by the way) shows a film that reunites 'Bad Teacher' stars Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel with director Jake Kasdan for another round of debauchery. This time the couple get themselves in trouble when they try to spice up their love life with some filmed sexual hijinks that they don't know how to delete.

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Grand Rapids Griffins to Deliver Tickets Via Drone? [Video]

The Grand Rapids Griffins won the Calder Cup last year.

This year they won April Fool's Day.

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Today’s the Deadline to Enroll In Obamacare

You've heard it talked about non-stop for months (if not years, it seems).

Today is the deadline for all Americans to enroll in what many (if not most) refer to as "Obamacare".

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