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King’s X Drummer Jerry Gaskill Suffers Another Heart Attack

Sad news to report as King's X drummer Jerry Gaskill has suffered another heart attack.

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CBS’ James Brown Gives Thought-Provoking Speech on Domestic Violence [Video]

The issue of domestic violence is front and center, thanks to the Ray Rice controversy and the way the NFL handled the matter.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: High School Student Petitions to Have His Senior Yearbook Photo Include His Cat and Lasers [Video]

Senior pictures can be a big deal for high school students, especially the picture that will be put in the yearbook.

The general pictures are head shots of the students who are dressed to impress. However, one student from Schenectady High School in Schenectady, N.Y., wants to stray from the generic photo as a way to be remembered as the "witty and humorous" person he thinks he is, WRGB CBS 6 Albany reports.

Well, we'll let you be the judge of whether or not he is witty or humorous or just a straight up weirdo.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Supermodel Kathy Ireland Can Burp on Command [Video]

When someone is labeled a supermodel, you pretty much expect them to live up to that title and be beautiful, prim and proper. You don't expect them to be doing the stuff that you and your buddies do while sitting at the bar.

But supermodel Kathy Ireland is here to break that stereotype.

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Baltimore Ravens Blow Out Pittsburgh Steelers

Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes to Owen Daniels, and the Ravens manhandled the Pittsburgh Steelers, 26-6, in Baltimore on Thursday night.

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Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Responds to Gene Simmons’ ‘Rock Is Dead’ Claim

The latest rock legend to respond is Twisted Sister's Dee Snider, who respectfully offered his own retort to Simmons' claims.

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9/11 Memorial Ceremonies in New York

Thursday morning, a memorial ceremony to honor those killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, was held in Lower Manhattan.

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Category: AC, Country, Hot AC, News, Rhythmic, Rock
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Mike Tyson Flips Out On Canadian TV Show [Video]

Mike Tyson was on a Toronto news channel show Wednesday to promote his one-man show Wednesday night in Toronto.

While talking about the show, the subject shifted to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who has had his fair share of issues in the last year. First, he walked face-first into a TV camera.  Then, he admitted to having smoked crack while in office. And finally, he bowled over a woman at a City Council meeting. Yeah, things haven't been great for the crack-smoking mayor.

During Tyson's visit to Toronto, he visited with Ford on Tuesday.

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Grand Rapids Remembers 9/11 with Boy Scout Salute, ‘Never Forget’ Exhibit at Ford Museum

 

As the nation remembers the tragic events of 9/11, so does Grand Rapids.

Today marks the 13-year anniversary of the attacks on the towers of the World Trade Center in New York, Sept. 11, 2001. A hijacked plane struck The Pentagon outside Washington DC and another crashed just outside Shanksville, Pa. Almost 3,000 people lost their lives, including firefighters, rescue workers, and police officers trying to aid the victims.

Today we pledge to never forget those people and to never forget the events of that day.

A day-long Boy Scouts salute, a special remembrance program, and "9/11 Never Forget" mobile exhibit tours are taking place in at the Ford Museum in Grand Rapids today as we remember 9/11/2001.

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President Obama Addresses The Nation To Outline Strategy On ISIS
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President Obama Announces Strategy to ‘Degrade and Destroy’ the Islamic State

Tonight President Obama took to the national airwaves for a rare prime-time address to describe what America's response would be to the Islamic State (aka ISIL or ISIS), the terrorist group that has taken over parts of Syria and Iraq, and also beheaded two American journalists.

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College Football Week 3 Preview: How Bad Is the Big Ten?

Look, it's early, which usually means a lack of big games. But that doesn't mean we can't still have some fun this weekend. Here are the big questions going into Week 3:

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Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Talks ‘.5: The Gray Chapter,’ 2014 Knotfest, Moving Forward

Slipknot's Corey Taylor spoke with Loudwire Nights host Full Metal Jackie about '.5: The Gray Chapter,' the 2014 Knotfest and moving forward as a band.

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