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97.9 WGRD’s June 2014 Top Songs Playlist

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Detroit News Crew Surprised to See Guy Cleaning Tower Cam [Video]

During Monday's morning news broadcast on WJBK-TV, Fox 2, in Detroit, anchors Jay Towers, Maurielle Lue and Alan Longstreet got a bit of a surprise this week when they cut to the shot from the tower cam during the weather report.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Rules

The Memorial Day weekend brought with it the third Marvel superhero movie of 2014 and like 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' opened to over $90 million at the box office. Sure, people online keep on wondering if audiences are getting tired of comic book films, but the box office keeps on saying otherwise.

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New Movies This Week: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ and ‘Blended’ [Video]

It's been like three whole weeks since we've had a new major comic-book movie hit theaters, so you can all relax now—the X-Men are back! As are Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, in their their third rom-com together.

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Michigan Memorial Day Weekend Road Construction – 2014

The roads will be packed over Memorial Day weekend in Michigan.

Many lanes which have been closed will reopen for the holiday weekend.

Some lanes will not open.

Check the list of Memorial Day weekend construction projects in Michigan before you go and make your trip a little smoother.

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$1 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold At Kentwood Store

If you bought a Mega Millions ticket in Kentwood last night, you're going to want to double check your numbers.

A $1 million dollar winning ticket for Tuesday's drawing was sold at Old Mother Hubbard's cupboard, on Breton Road SE in Kentwood.

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‘Walk Of Shame Shuttle:’ New Show On VH1

This is great! From the University of Michigan, a new show is hitting VH-1 and it describes college life to a T.

It's "Walk of Shame Shuttle."

The best part of this show, its REALITY. For real, though I think this is reality, not fake reality.

So, this girl started a business where she saves you from the epic, awful, walk of shame by charging $5 and picking you up in the morning before class.

VH1 picked it up and it's soon to be a reality show!

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Hashtag, Selfie, Tweep and Yooper Make It Into Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Hashtag, selfie, tweep and Yooper join more than 150 new words and definitions added to Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary in 2014.

The additions reflect the growing influence technology is having on human endeavor, especially social networking, once done mostly in person.

As for Yooper, a nickname used for a native or resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan? Well, let's just say it's about time!

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Godzilla’ is King

Everyone expected 'Godzilla' to take the number one spot at the box office this weekend, but few people saw it doing business that rivals 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2.'

'Godzilla' didn't just win the box office this weekend, it conquered it, proving that after all of these years, the king of the monsters is still a massive draw.

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New Movies This Week: ‘Godzilla’ and ‘Million Dollar Arm’ [Video]

Get ready for the return of one of cinema's greatest monsters, plus an inspiring story of a few huge underdogs who get a chance to play Major League Baseball.

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Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson Responds to Donald Sterling’s Derogatory Comments on ‘Anderson Cooper 360′ [Video]

By Andy Bustard | The Boombox

Donald Sterling's disgraceful (but not surprising) comments about Earvin "Magic" Johnson weren't in the air for long before the Lakers legend was able to respond.

Following the Los Angeles Clippers owner's embarrassing interview on CNN's 'Anderson Cooper 360' on Monday night, Magic had his own sit-down with Cooper Tuesday night to share his side of the story.

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Two People Dead After Lansing, East Lansing Shootings

Update (5 p.m.): A suspect tied to the shootings has been arrested, according to East Lansing police.

They were taken into custody by police at an East Lansing residence in the 1800 block of Coolidge Road.

The suspect is believed to be involved in both shootings, and the secure-in-place order has been lifted.

The East Lansing and Lansing police departments worked together to apprehend the suspect, with support from area agencies.

(2:53 p.m.) According to our sister station 97.5 NOW FM in Lansing, a man walked into a Lansing pharmacy then shot and killed an employee Monday morning.

The shooting happened about 11 a.m. at a Rite Aid, located on Saginaw Street in Lansing. The victim of that shooting died at the scene.

A second shooting occurred just 15 minutes later about a mile away in East Lansing. Several schools in the area were placed on lockdown. About 2:40 p.m. Monday, police told FOX-17 that the victim of that second shooting has also died.

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