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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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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Meteorologist Freaks Out Over Spiders On Green Screen [Video]

Meet Fox 17 meteorologist Kelly Smith. She is not a fan of spiders at all.

So, what better way to freak her out than to replace her weather maps with pictures and video of spiders?!

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Notre Dame vs Florida State quarterbacks
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Can Notre Dame Dethrone Champs? Big Questions for Week 8 in College Football

Can Notre Dame knock off top-ranked Florida State? That leads this week's big questions in college football.

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Grand Rapids Voted Best Beer Town in the USA

Grand Rapids wins another title in the name of craft beer!

Already the reigning Beer City USA, Grand Rapids has now claimed the title  “Best Beer Town in the USA” in USA Today's and 10Best's annual poll.

The honor was just bestowed at noon. Tampa; Asheville, N.C.; Bend, Ore.; and Fort Collins, Colo., were also in the top five.

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Battlecross
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Battlecross Returns to The Stache on November 26! [Video]

This year is sure going to go out with a bang!

So many shows are coming to the Grand Rapids area, it's insanity; especially in November!

Another show just got announced and this is one of the more extreme bands I have seen!

Michigan natives Battlecross are returning to The Stache!

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MSU’s Sparty, WMU’s Buster Bronco Make List of Colleges’ Best Mascots

Michigan State University's stoic Sparty and Western Michigan University's goofy Buster Bronco made the list of the top mascots in all of college sports.

While this honor is an asterisk for the highly-successful Michigan State sports program, it just may be the best thing to happen this season for WMU.

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New Brewery Coming to Cedar Springs [Video]

West Michigan's beer fever is spreading!

After last week's announcement that New Holland Brewing is coming to Grand Rapids, WZZM-13 reports there is another brewery on the horizon in Cedar Springs.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: A New Idea for Dumber Than Zane Trivia [Poll]

Since we are never content leaving things how they are, we are considering changing up Dumber Than Zane Trivia once again.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Producer Joe’s ArtPrize Contribution [Video]

Here in Grand Rapids there's an annual art contest called ArtPrize.

It's a 19-day city-wide art exhibit in which artists display their work for everyone to see. People and a juried panel then vote on which pieces they think are the best and the winners receive $560,000 in cash prizes. There are many mediums, including paintings, drawings, sculpture and even performance art.

One piece was titled "Hey YouTube, It's Me."

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Free Beer & Hot Wings Flashback: Flashback: Producer Joe’s Bed of Nails Challenge [Video]

We took a call from Shane this morning, who does a sideshow act including laying on a bed of nails.

It reminded us of the time five years ago when Producer Joe and Hot Wings did the same thing when a sideshow act came through the radio station.

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'Free Beer & Hot Wings' Live Show -- 97.9 WGRD
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‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Live Show at Rightway Auto Was a Lot of Fun

Thanks to everyone who came out on Friday morning for the "Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" live show at Rightway Auto in Wyoming!

The guys had a great time, and you guys were a big part of why it was so fun!

Producer Joe managed to screw up "Name That Blank," but everyone still had fun with it. And "Paired With An Idiot" got all the way down to Rochambeau between Joe and Free Beer.

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Auburn v Mississippi State
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College Football’s Balance of Power Has Shifted, Other Things We Learned in Week 7

Mississippi State has gone from unranked to No. 1 faster than any team in history. And that’s just one of the surprises from this week in college football.

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