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Free Beer & Hot Wings: 19-Year-Old with Cancer’s Bucket List Includes Trip to Strip Club [Video]

Jake Stoneking, a 19-year-old from West Linn, Ore., has medulloblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer.

He was diagnosed with the disease at the age of 14 and started receiving treatment. It appeared as though he had beaten it, but then the cancer came back with a vengeance and the prognosis isn't good.

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Mercedes-Benz Presents Lug Von Siga: Runway - MBFWI Presented By American Express Fall/Winter 2014
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Man Arrested for Soliciting Prostitution with Toddler in His Car [Video]

Look, if you're the kind of person that solicits prostitutes, that's your business.

We're not going to judge you for it (yes we are).

But if you're going to find yourself a nice hooker for some entertainment, for God sakes, LEAVE YOUR TODDLER AT HOME!

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Justin Bieber Visits Areas Of Philippines Left Devastated By Typhoon Haiyan
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Justin Bieber Shows How Douchey He Is [Video]

Just in case you don't already hate Justin Bieber enough, here are four videos that you should watch to solidify your hatred for the 20-year-old Canadian pop star.

During a deposition last week in which Bieber was being questio

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Parking Lot Dispute Nearly Ends in Finger Being Bitten Off [Video]

We've all been there before.

You're driving around a packed parking lot looking for a spot. You finally see the perfect spot that someone else is pulling out of. You patiently wait for them to load up their car, hop in and back out

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Weekend Box Office Report: ’300: Rise of an Empire’ Conquers All

After seven years of waiting, no one knew if a sequel to '300' would do the business of its predecessor. And now we have a definitive answer: yes. '300: Rise of an Empire' effortlessly took the number one spot at the box office, proving that America still loves shirtless Greeks murdering each other in slow motion.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Skydiver and Plane Collide; Everyone Somehow Survives [Video]

How both people survived this insane collision is beyond us.

On Saturday morning, a skydiver near Tampa Bay in Mulberry, Fla., was less than 100 feet from landing when, out of nowhere, a Cessna piloted by an 87-year-old man collided with his chute, flinging him through the air and slamming him to the ground. This caused the plane to crash as well.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: California High School Stage Collapse Injures 24 [Video]

A stage collapse at Servite High School in Anaheim, Calif., on Saturday night left 24 people injured.

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(Photo: Rachel Vanstee Photography)
(Photo: Rachel Vanstee Photography)
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Metalhead Ned Rockin’ Weekends As ‘Loudwire Nights with Full Metal Jackie’ Powers Up

Hey guys, it's Metalhead Ned. Lots of awesome stuff is always happening at 97.9, 'GRD Rocks!

When I first started at WGRD as a DJ, I rocked so damn early in the morning on Sunday that most people didn't even knew I existed. I chatted about metal music,video games, concerts, people who do stupid stuff and more.

Then, I took over weeknights from 7 p.m. to midnight.

I am beat! I'm gonna head back to the weekends, and let Full Metal Jackie take over with the new "Loudwire Nights!"

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‘Loudwire Nights with Full Metal Jackie’ Debuts Monday on 97.9 WGRD

Full Metal Jackie is adding weeknights to her air time on 97.9 WGRD starting next week.

On Monday night, "Loudwire Nights with Full Metal Jackie" is being launched as a nationally-syndicated radio show.

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Omar Bermejo is representing the U.S. in the Sochi Winter Paralympics in Russia. (Photo: Mark Nadell/MacBeth Graphics)
Omar Bermejo is representing the U.S. in the Sochi Winter Paralympics in Russia. (Photo: Mark Nadell/MacBeth Graphics)
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Grand Rapids’ Omar Bermejo Competes for U.S. in Sochi Paralympic Winter Games [Video]

Omar Bermejo believes.

He believes he can overcome. He believes in himself.

That steadfastness and determination has brought the 31-year-old former Marine to surmount an amputation of part of a severed arm suffered in a June 2009 motorcycle accident. It has the Grand Rapids resident at the pinnacle competing representing the U.S. in two disciplines at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games in Russia.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Runners Thank World War II Vet During Race [Video]

You really ought to know the way to San Jose.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Ken Griffey Jr. Gives Worst Interview Ever to ESPN [Video]

Sports card maker Upper Deck is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

To help Upper Deck out, Major League Baseball great Ken Griffey, Jr., was making the rounds on numerous media outlets Wednesday to talk up the company.

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