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Forest Hills High School Field Hockey’s Hannah Gavle Named Athlete of the Week

Free Beer & Hot Wings
Free Beer & Hot Wings
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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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Brewery-Hopping in Beer City USA Just Got Easier with Beer City Runner

Grand Rapids has more than seven craft breweries within the city limits alone.

But how could you possibly hit them all without a designated driver?

That's where Beer City Runner comes in!

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Multiple Crashes Shut Down Westbound I-96 In Ionia County

Westbound I-96 is shut down in Ionia County due to multiple crashes. The stretch of highway is closed at the Saranac exit because of two multi-truck crashes.

One person was reportedly hurt in the first crash near the Clarksville exit.  And at least one person was injured in the second crash near the Saranac exit.  Police called for the jaws of life and AeroMed was put on standby. 

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Marvel
Marvel
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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Rules

A few weeks ago, this column was skeptical that Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' could reach $300 million. Now, it seems impossible that it won't. Thanks to ecstatic word of mouth, killer marketing and only one genuinely successful box office challenger (that would be 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'), Marvel's oddball space opera has managed to spend three of the past four weekends at the number one spot at the box office, giving it enough momentum to officially become the highest grossing film of 2014.

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Labor Fest 2014 Today in Grand Rapids’ Ah-Nab-Awen Park

Hard to believe September is here, isn't it? Seems like the summer went awfully fast.

But here it is, Labor Day. And if you're looking for something to do today, I'd like to point you toward Ah-Nab-Awen Park in Grand Rapids for Labor Fest 2014!

Labor Fest runs from 11 a

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97.9 WGRD’s September 2014 Top Songs Playlist [Video]

Cherie Durbin
Cherie Durbin
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: The Gross Bathroom Free Beer Came Across on a Road Trip

The other day on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," Free Beer told us about the disgusting gas station bathroom he stopped at while on the way home from his parent's house over the weekend.

He said that it looked like someone smeared poo on the light switch.

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Steven Depolo
Steven Depolo
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Esquire: Brewery Vivant Has One of ‘Weirdest Brewery Locations In America’

Grand Rapids has gotten noticed for a lot of things in recent years: art, health care, beer, and much more.

Now, our "weird" brewery locations are getting attention, too.

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Dan Maurer/ Free Beer & Hot Wings
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Update: West Michigan Man, Dan Maurer, Gets Surgery on 100-Pound Scrotum [Video/Audio]

Earlier this summer,  “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Show” talked with Dan Maurer, the 39-year-old Burlington man suffering from a condition that caused his scrotum to grow to somewhere between 75 and 100 pounds.

At the time, he was raising money to help fund the surgery that would change his life.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings
Free Beer & Hot Wings
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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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Jupiterimages/ThinkStock
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Last Gasp of Summer: Looking Forward to Labor Day Weekend

Drat. Summer is almost done.

Schools go back next week, at least those who aren't on year-round schedules.

Labor Dayis upon us here in West Michigan, which means one long, last weekend of summer and more time off for the rank and file.

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