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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Some Choice Videos from Black Friday [Video]

Well, it's that time of year again: the annual, undignified retail bum-rush we call Black Friday.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Mockingjay’ Crushes Thanksgiving Weekend

Appropriately, the Thanksgiving holiday box office was all about the leftovers. While two high profile new releases struggled to open, films from the past few weeks continued to do solid business. In fact, this was one of the most varied weekends at the box office in quite some time, with YA adaptations, animated family movies, epic blockbusters, and small independent films all performing better than expected.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: A Listener’s Rant About Eric Zane [Video]

There are a couple of things we know about YouTube user The Geek Show:

  1. He likes wrestling.
  2. He doesn't like Eric Zane -- at all.

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97.9 WGRD’s December 2014 Playlist [Video]

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Bo Pelini is Gone and Other Big Stories from Week 14 in College Football

Rivalry week lived up to its name as several big games came down to the wire and knocked some powerhouses out of playoff contention.

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West Catholic Football Wins Division 5 State Championship

West Catholic beat Lansing Catholic 24-20 at Ford Field to win the Division 5 football state championship today.

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Cannonsburg Ski Area Opening Today for Remainder of Thanksgiving Weekend

It's time to strap them on and hit the slopes for skiing and snowboarding!

Cannonsburg Ski Area is opening to the public this today at 10 a.m.

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Is Black Friday Losing Popularity in West Michigan?

On Thursday I left for South Haven to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with my family. Sadly, I had to leave behind my boyfriend. Why? One word: retail. He works for two big-box stores here in Grand Rapids. For Black Friday shopping, one opened at 5PM on Thursday, the other at 5AM on Friday. When I texted to see how things were going, he said it was "really quiet". Compared to years past, there were a lot less people in line when the store opened, and a lot less shoppers all day. (He didn't even see one fight! Crazy!)

Looks like that may have been the case all around West Michigan. Is Black Friday shopping not such a big deal anymore?

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Which Rivalry Game Will Provide the Big Upset? Big Questions for Week 14 in College Football

The bad news is that college football’s regular season is almost over. The good news is that this is rivalry week, so we should have some of the best games of the year.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings Holiday Break-Ins

Each year around the holidays, we make it a point to stop all of the mocking and joking around for at least one day and use the reach that "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" has to do some good.

For the 13th consecutive year, we'll be conducting the Free Beer & Hot Wings Holiday Break-In.

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WZZM-13: Former Catholic Central Tutor Found Guilty on Four of Five Sex Charges

On Wednesday, a Kent County Circuit Court jury found a former Catholic Central High School tutor guilty of four of the five felony charges she faced for having sex with a 15-year-old student, our news-gathering partner WZZM-13 reported.

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