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Photo courtesy of Founders Brewing Co.
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Founders Brewing’s ArtPrize Beer Mosaic Promise Premieres August 20

ArtPrize begins Sept. 24, but you don't have to wait until next month to enjoy a taste of ArtPrize.

This year's ArtPrize beer, Mosaic Promise, premieres at Founders Brewing Co. on Aug. 20.

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People Leave Tributes To Robin Williams Outside Mork & Mindy House
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Conan O’Brien Learns Of Robin Williams Death During Show

The news of Robin Williams passing stunned everyone I know. We were out with a handful of co-workers doing an informal job interview with someone we may hire here at our radio stations; when one co-worker told us what happened, there was a collective gasp at the table

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Major Flooding In Detroit Closes I-94, I-75 [Video]

While we here in West Michigan were "dealing with" a cloudy, dreary Monday, the east side of the state was getting rain all day long. That rain caused a lot of problems on Monday afternoon and evening and will continue to be an issue on Tuesday morning

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RIP Robin Williams: A Look Back at the Late Actor’s Best Work

Robin Williams' death is shocking and heartbreaking and touches us in a way usually reserved for close friends. Maybe that's because we're of a generation that grew up on Robin Williams. He's been making us laugh and cheering us up since we were kids; like a big-screen father figure. That he died suffering from severe depression, makes the news all the more tragic. As director Garry Marshall, who first cast Williams in 'Happy Days' and later 'Mork and Mindy,' said today, "He could make everybody happy but himself."

He made everyone happy and in that spirit, we'd like to celebrate his work, and we asked a few of our writers to look back at their favorite moments of his career.

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Courtesy Ray Hulin
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Passed Out Project P Raver Embraces His Internet Stardom [Video]

Last week, we talked about a West Michigan story that has since gone viral where a massive party, called Project P, was thrown and thousands of people showed up.

The guy that threw the Mecosta County party, 20-year-old James Taylor, was interviewed and during it referenced a man still passed out on his living room floor HOURS after all the other party-goers left.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Battles ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

30 years after their comic book debut and several decades since they last ruled the box office, the 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' returned this week and proved that they're as relevant and popular as ever. Although many people wondered if the turtles wou

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Megan Fox to ‘Ninja Turtles’ Haters: “F— Off”

The internet has not been kind to the 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' reboot. This shouldn't be surprising to you, because a) you are on the internet, and b) you have seen the footage from the 'Ninja Turtles' reboot. (True story: during a recent 'Guardians of the Galaxy' screening in New York City, the crowd loudly booed the 'Ninja Turtles' trailer.) But, star Megan Fox has a word for all of those haters. Two words, actually.

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Costumes Of ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy:’ ‘It’s Sort of Liberace Meets Billy Idol’

Ahead, Oscar-winning costume designer Alexandra Byrne takes us through a handful of the major characters from 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and explains the trials and tribulations of dressing the most infamous band of a-holes in the galaxy.

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Rolf Brenner/ThinkStock
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for August 8

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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Free Museum Admission To Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of Ford Presidency

 

This weekend marks 40 years since Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States.

He took over the presidency after Richard Nixon resigned as a result of the Watergate scandal.

To commemorate this event, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum will be free to the public this Saturday, August 9. 

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Woman Arrested After Leaving Son Alone in Lego Store for 90 Minutes [Video]

There have been a lot of stories recently about parents leaving their children in hot cars and completely forgetting about them.

Well, this story is going to blow all of those out of the water.

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Megan Fox Is Really Bad at Pictionary, Can’t Remember What Frogs Look Like [Video]

Poor Nick Cannon. Perhaps the 'Tonight Show' guest realized he'd want to hide after last night's show, thus deciding to kit himself out in a camouflage suit before he even hit the stage. Cannon was paired up with Megan Fox during the latest round of Jimmy Fallon-approved Pictionary, and the pair turned in a ... well, it was a pretty dismal performance.

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