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King of the Wing 2015
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King of the Wing 2015 Rocked Grand Rapids with Amazing Chicken Wings [Photo/Video]

The third annual King of the Wing hit The Grand Woods Lounge in downtown Grand Rapids on Wednesday night.

Everyone got to enjoy some amazing chicken wings courtesy of the competitors, who really took their wings to the next level!

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Courtesy Wayland Union High School
Courtesy Wayland Union High School
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Wayland Union Girls’ Basketball’s Presley Hudson Named High School Athlete of the Week [Video]

Presley Hudson, a senior who led the Wayland Union High School girls' basketball team to conference and district titles this season, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Viktor Gladkov/ThinkStock
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Free Beer & Hot Wings Flashback: Eric Zane and Producer Joe’s 15-Second Fights Revisited [Videos]

On The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show today, we were discussing our upcoming live show in Springfield, Ill., with 92.7 QLZ.

Since there were technical issues with the show last year, we're all a bit nervous. Eric Zane then declared that if there are any issues, he will fight the responsible party.

This reminded us of the times when we used to settle disputes here on the show with some good, old-fashioned fisticuffs.

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Photo courtesy of WZZM-13
Photo courtesy of WZZM-13
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Barry County Father Driving Construction Equipment Hits, Kills Infant

A 1-and-a-half-year-old was killed Wednesday afternoon in an accident involving construction equipment.

It happened in in Assyria Township, south of Nashville in Barry County.

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Photo Courtesy of the FDA
Photo Courtesy of the FDA
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More Spinach Products Recalled, Including Meijer Organics Chopped Spinach

More organic spinach products are being recalled because of possible listeria contamination.

Joining frozen food makerAmy's Kitchen, Twin City Foods issued a voluntary recall Tuesday for several frozen spinach products, as did Superior Foods.

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ThinkStock Images/ThinkStock
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Gun Threat at Muskegon Airport Thought to be Another Swatting Case

Muskegon County Sheriff's investigators believe that a non-credible threat called into the Muskegon County Airport was another case of swatting in West Michigan.

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X Files Return Limited Event Series 6 Episodes Official
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‘X-Files’ Limited Series Confirmed; David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson to Return

Well, that didn’t take long! Just days after rumors broke that FOX was ready to greenlight an official X-Files revival with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, the truth is officially out there. Mulder and Scully will return for a limited X-Files run on FOX, but what other details can we uncover?

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WZZM-13
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Grand Rapids Police Add Mobile Command Center Near Chicken Coop [Video]

The Grand Rapids Police Department is assigning a mobile unit to the intersection of South Division and Hall Street near Chicken Coop, where an early Sunday morning murder occurred.

WZZM-13 reports that GRPD will have a noticeable presence outside the Chicken Coop this weekend, especially after bars close at 2 a.m.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings
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‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Takes BMW 5 Sedan For Ride Courtesy Sharpe BMW [Sponsored]

"The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" took the show on the road this month, and Sharpe BMW provided the vehicle to get the crew there -- a beautiful BMW 5 Series diesel sedan.

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Downtown Grand Rapids Courtyard by Marriott
Downtown Grand Rapids Courtyard by Marriott
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Wedding & Social Event Industry Night Is On Menu Thursday at The Bistro [Sponsored]

The Bistro at the Downtown Grand Rapids Courtyard by Marriott is celebrating manufacturing with a special Wedding & Social Event Industry Night this Thursday.

Socialize with other manufacturing industry professionals from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. EDT Thursday (March 26) at The Bistro, 11 Monroe Avenue NW in Grand Rapids.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Insurgent’ Can’t Beat ‘Divergent’ Opening

What does a movie studio want out of its sequels? Is a sequel a failure if it simply matches its predecessor or does it need to make more money? That’s the big question that’s swirling around Insurgent, which made almost exactly as much as Divergent did one year ago. Seriously: there’s only a $500,000 difference in their opening weekends. So is Insurgent a success or a disappointment?

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Michigan State Advances to NCAA Men’s Basketball Tourney Sweet 16 with 60-54 Win over Virginia

Travis Trice had 23 points, including three three-pointers, and Branden Dawson added 15 points and nine rebounds to lead Michigan State past Virginia 60-54 on Sunday afternoon in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Charlotte.

The seventh-seeded Spartans (25-11) advanced to the East Region's Sweet 16 with the triumph.

Second-seeded Virginia (30-4), which also lost to MSU in the tournament last year, got 11 points from Anthony Gill and 10 points and 14 rebounds from Darion Atkins.

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