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Tom Brady Is Terrible, Other Things You Need To Know Heading Into the NFL’s 5th Week

Division races are beginning to take shape as the NFL heads to the fifth week of its 2014 season. Here are Week 5's most interesting storylines:

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Who Will Still Be in the Playoff Hunt? Big Questions for Week 6 in College Football

With six games between ranked teams, this is the first real Showdown Saturday of the year that will shake up the playoff race. Here are the big questions as we enter Week 6:

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: A Look Inside Dumber Than Zane Trivia

Each Thursday on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we play Dumber Than Zane Trivia for a $500 cash prize.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 2 [Video]

ArtPrize is hosting the public premier of the seventh season of a PBS series focused on contemporary art tonight.

Today (Thursday, Oct. 2) is the ninth day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

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Fozzy Announces New Bassist Jeff Rouse, Winter 2014 Headlining Tour

Fozzy will keep touring into late 2014 and they've announced that bassist Jeff Rouse is now a full member of the group.

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Officials Warn Michigan Drivers: ‘Don’t Veer for Deer’

With the start of bow hunting season Wednesday, deer are on the move here in West Michigan. October and November are the riskiest months for deer-related vehicle accidents in Michigan.

Because of this, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and other organizations are coming up with new ways to bring the number of deer-related accidents down.

The Traffic Safety Coalition is trying to increase education when it comes to cars and deer by creating a video titled "Don't Veer For Deer", which will be shown in Michigan driver education courses.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Producer Joe’s Credit Card Receipt

Earlier this morning, we were talking about a New York woman who gave a homeless man her credit card so he could go buy a drink and a pack of cigarettes.

Based on this, we got on the topic of signing credit card receipts.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Eric Zane’s Scooter Riding Costume

Eric Zane told us recently that he took the plunge and bought an RV.

Unfortunately, after buying said RV, he realized how insanely expensive the road to freedom is.

So, instead of selling his scooter like he had previously planned, he has decided to dust off the two-wheeled beast, drive it to work every day and save some money.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 1

ArtPrize's 20 juried finalists are in and the public vote continues with first-round voting running through 11:59 p.m. Saturday.

The current public top 25 in each of ArtPrize's four award categories -- two-dimensional, three-dimensional, time-based and installation -- also have been made available. More than 200,000 votes had been cast as of 8 a.m. today in first-round public voting, according to ArtPrize's vote tabulations. The final 20 announcement is Sunday.

Today (Wednesday, Oct. 1) is the eighth day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

The public voting helps determine a $200,000 grand prize winner, with another $200,000 grand prize selected from the jurors' shortlists.

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97.9 WGRD’s October 2014 Top Songs Playlist [Video]

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ArtPrize 2014: Public Vote on Top 25 for 2D, 3D, Installation, Time-Based Now Available

The public's top 25 voting for ArtPrize in the categories of two-dimensional (2D), three-dimensional (3D), installation and time-Based is now available to view.

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Times Announced for First Three Games of Detroit Tigers-Baltimore Orioles Series

Major League Baseball has announced times for the first three games of the Detroit Tigers’ American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles.

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