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Jeff Musial The Animal Guy’s Wildlife Show Hits East Grand Rapids November 23 [Video]

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Watch GRD Radiothon Here [LIVE VIDEO]

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TODAY from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. EST in the studios of 97.9 WGRD, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” crew is partnering with Wayland in taking over afternoon drive on WGRD for the first WGRD Radiothon!

The four-hour effort is being done to help raise money and awareness for the A-T Children’s Project, and is being broadcast live by 97.9 WGRD.

Callers can call in on the GRD Request Line at (616) 770-9473 or toll-free at (800) 947-3979.

Listeners can call in a request ANY SONG they want to hear, but for a price! The cooler the song, the better the price. So, if you want to hear something completely crazy or terrible, expect to pay out more.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Kevin Smith Talks Bill Cosby, Nearly Killing Producer Joe, Upcoming Projects [Audio]

We had the chance to talk to writer, director and actor Kevin Smith on the air during "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" today.

While Kevin is, perhaps, best known for his work on the "Clerks" movie series, he also has a million other things going on.

He called in to talk about his AMC series "Comic Book Men," which airs Sunday nights at midnight EST.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for November 21

Each Friday, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” replaces its regular “back-with” music with songs from our own music collections.

They can be anything, from corny mash-ups, rock, country, mid-Michigan '70s butt rock or anything in between.

Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today:

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Black Friday Primer

As the aromas of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie fill our homes, so too do thoughts of lining up in the dark and standing in the cold to get unbeatable deals on holiday gifts fill our minds.

Black Friday will soon be upon us. If this excites you (as opposed to filling you with dread), we have a list of some stores and restaurants and when they’ll be open and offering those crazy Black Friday discounts.

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Lake Effect Snows Continue Through Friday with Rainy Weekend Forecast

Another round of lake-effect snow is being forecast through midday Friday and a messy weekend is ahead, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office.

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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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Grand Rapids Will Fine You if You Don’t Clear Your Sidewalks

I'm not big on shoveling snow. Well, who is really? Anyone who says they love it is a liar. Just like people who say they "loooovvve" winter. Liars. Stop it.

Anyway. I don't even own a proper shovel. What do I do when snow piles up in my driveway? I attempt to drive over it. Or I get stuck. No, it's not a great system. But man, I really hate shoveling. Good thing I'm not a property owner then. Because in Grand Rapids they can  fine you if you don't shovel your sidewalks. I'd owe, like, so much money. 

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Celebrating Christmas and the Holiday Season in Rockford [Sponsored Post]

Celebrate Christmas and the holiday season in Rockford.

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Big Game Winner Revealed

Congratulations to Mark Elenbaas, of Lowell.

Channel 95.7, an affiliated station of 97.9 WGRD, is sending Mark and a guest to any professional football game of their choice this season.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Separated at Birth — Phil From Wayland and Glenn Close

For some reason, we started talking about Glenn Close's role in the 1987 film "Fatal Attraction."

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2014 Michigan High School Football Semifinals Schedule

A strong showing in the state quarterfinals by West Michigan high school footballs teams over the weekend has left many in the running for a state championship.

View the complete schedule for the Michigan high school football state semifinals.

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