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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Producer Steve Makes News in Maine

Over the past month or so, the wintry weather in greater Grand Rapids and across Michigan and the United States has been pretty crazy.

There's been a ton of snow and ice, causing weather-related delays.

Airport delays become part of the travel and the pace from place to place, as Associate Producer Steve McKiernan of "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" can attest.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: A Colony on Mars Is Closer Than We Think [Video]

Have you ever wanted to live on Mars?

Well, 1,058 people are finalists in a worldwide contest for the chance to live on Mars.

The project for a permament human settlement on Mars is organized by the Dutch non-profit Mars One. The effort is backed by several aerospace companies, including SpaceX and Lockheed Martin.

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Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

On Wednesday Major League Baseball announced that Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were all elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., by the Baseball Writers Association of America.

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Kolpen Swenson
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Make Sure Shirt’s Dry Before Going Outside Today [Video]

It's no secret that it's really cold across the majority of the country.

We've seen videos of people throwing boiling water in the air to see if it would instantly freeze, and a video of a guy jumping on a frozen trampoline.

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U.S. Downhill Skier Lindsey Vonn: Not Competing in Winter Olympics [Video]

Bad news, Lindsey Vonn fans: Because of a repetitive knee injury, the gold-medal skier will be unable to compete in this year's Winter Olympics.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Director Michael Bay Melts Down On Stage at CES [Video]

Director Michael Bay appeared on stage at the 2014 International CES high-tech consumer electronics trade show in Las Vegas on Sunday to help the vice president of Samsung introduce a fancy new HDTV with a curved screen.

Curved-screen TVs are apparently the next big thing in the tech industry.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Dennis Rodman Goes Nuts During CNN Interview [Video]

Continuing his never-ending quest to make everyone think he's the most insane person on the planet, former NBA player Dennis Rodman was back at it again Monday morning during an interview on CNN.

Rodman, along with the rest of his "basketball diplomacy" team, were interviewed on Monday live from Pyongyang, North Korea, about their latest trip to the worst place on earth

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Rose Bowl Final: Michigan State 24, Stanford 20! Spartans Win! [Video]

Fourth-ranked Michigan State University rallied to defeat fifth-ranked Stanford 24-20 on Wednesday evening in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.

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Rose Bowl Primer: Michigan State vs. Stanford [Video]

The 100th Rose Bowl with Michigan State versus Stanford will be a hard-hitting old-school college football affair as two of the nation’s top defenses square off.

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Arapahoe High School Shooting Victim Claire Davis Dies

Claire Davis, the Littleton, Colo. student who was shot during a rampage at Arapahoe High School on Dec. 13, has died. 

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RECALL: Coby Flat-Screen Televisions

Another recall to tell you about: Coby brand TVs.

The recall is for Coby 32-inch flat screens in black. Model number is TFTV3229 and the serial numbers start with LG and have M07 or M10 in them.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has gotten reports where the TVs overheat, smoke or catch fire

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