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WGRD Listeners Sound Off on Winter in West Michigan [Video]

Winter is cold and snowy. We live in West Michigan. We get it.

This winter though, seems to be particularly sucking it. Hard.

There's been record breaking snow-fall and temperatures -- with thermometers creeping well below zero, WZZM-13 reported.

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Marilyn Manson Books May 13 Date at The Orbit Room! [Video]

All right! We have finally reached the final concert announcement that we know of at this time! We have been announcing some major shows lately and this one is up there.

Marilyn Manson is coming to The Orbit Room in Grand Rapids on May 13!

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Nickelback, The Pretty Reckless Rock Van Andel Arena; Pop Evil’s Joining ‘No Fixed Address’ Tour in March!!

It was a raucous Tuesday night at Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena.

Nickelback, the Canadian band everyone loves to hate if they don't love the group, along with opening act The Pretty Reckless, led by Taylor Momsen, rocked Grand Rapids.

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Mini Meth Lab Explodes at Walker Motel

A blaze struck America's Best Value Inn and Suites early Tuesday in Walker, authorities said.

When firefighters arrived around 12:15 a.m., they found remnants of a blaze that had been put out with a fire extinguisher, WZZM-13 reported.

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Metalhead Ned Tackles Earthworm Jim 2 in Episode 2 of ‘This Level Sucks’ [Video]

I really like the game Earthworm Jim 2!

However, a few nights ago, I remembered that the last level was pretty difficult.

The funny thing about this level is that I can beat it, but it takes me a decent amount of tries.

Can I repeat history?

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‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Accidentally Talks to Gilbert Gottfried (Again) About The Oscars [Audio]

After "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" aired Monday, we were just sitting around the studio when we saw the hotline was ringing.

Not expecting anyone, we decided to pick the phone up anyway. Lo and behold, actor and comedian Gilbert Gottfried was on the other end!

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New Social Kitchen & Bar Coming to Grand Rapids Downtown Market

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market announced Monday it is getting a new addition.

Social Kitchen & Bar, a Birmingham-based restaurant, will be coming to the market this fall.

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Nickelback’s ‘No Fixed Address’ Tour Hits Grand Rapids with The Pretty Reckless

Nickelback will be hitting 60 North American cities in 2015 as they promote their 'No Fixed Address' album.

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Kent County Health Department Investigating Possible Case of Measles [Video]

An 11-month-old girl from Gaines Township is being tested for measles, WZZM-13 reports.

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Music Friday Songs for February 20

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's show.

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New Movies (This Weekend) Include ‘The DUFF,’ ‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2′ and ‘McFarland, USA’ [Video]

Want to stay out of the cold and in a movie theater?

Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Biel, Kevin Costner and Maria Bello are among the stars of this weekend's new movie releases.

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Rob Corddry Talks John Cusack, ‘The Daily Show’ and ‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2′ [Audio/Video]

This morning on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we talked with Emmy Award-winning actor and comedian Rob Corddry.

He is best known for his work as a correspondent on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," the movie "Hot Tub Time Machine" and is the creator of the Adult Swim comedy series "Children's Hospital."

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