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Get Free Stuff and Get Rid of Stuff You Don’t Need in West Michigan with Buy Nothing Project

In the attempt save money, I've joined some West Michigan online garage sale groups on Facebook. I try to shop at thrift stores, I keep an eye out for deals on Craigslist.

However, I'm always looking for more ways to be thrifty.

I think The Buy Nothing Project sounds like an awesome way to get the things you need without spending money (and get rid of stuff you've got lying around) and connect with your neighbors. 

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New Treadmill Test Predicts How Long You’ll Live [Video]

For those who are in shape and have an easy time running on a treadmill and doing stress tests, this won't cause you any worry.

However, if you're out of shape and have trouble running short distances on a treadmill, this basically says you're screwed.

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Kentwood Jewelry Store Robbed; Police Searching for Suspect

Police are currently searching for the suspect in an armed robbery at a Kentwood jewelry store Monday morning.

The robbery was reported at 10:49 a.m. EST at West Michigan Jewelry Exchange, 4634 South Division Avenue.

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‘Jimmy Kimmel’ Calls Out Anti-Vaccine Movement In Hilarious Fashion [Video]

It appears as though Jimmy Kimmel, of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," is NOT in support of the anti-vaccination movement.

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97.9 WGRD’s March 2015 Playlist [Video]

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Focus,’ ‘The Lazarus Effect’ and ‘Maps to the Stars’ [Video]

Some big names in this weekend's movie premieres including: Will Smith and Margot Robbie in Focus; Olivia Wilde in The Lazarus Effect; and Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska and Robert Pattinson in Maps to the Stars.

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Music Friday Songs for February 27

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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FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For Open Internet

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to adopt net neutrality rules for an open internet.

The FCC's decision makes for regulating internet service providers like public utilities, prohibiting companies from charging for faster lanes on the internet.

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Lowell Gymnastics’ Lauren DeHaan Named High School Athlete of the Week

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2015 West Michigan Lenten Fish Fry Guide

It’s Lent. And that means it’s almost fish fry season!

There are dozens of fish fries around West Michigan during Lent. And we've compiled a full list for you. (If you notice one that we've missed, please comment below and we'll add it!)

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A Look Inside Dumber Than Zane Trivia on ‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’

Each week on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we play Dumber Than Zane Trivia for a $500 cash prize.

It's done Thursdays on our show.

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Voting’s Now Open for West Michigan Whitecaps’ Newest Menu Item

The West Michigan Whitecaps are preparing for their 2015 season. As part of that, they’re doing a lot of things and asking for the public’s input.

Currently, they are asking for the public to vote for which new food item they should add to their menu for the coming season. 

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