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Metalhead Ned Enjoys His First Sip of Surge [Video]

Here it is folks, the moment I have been waiting for! It's been way too long since I have had the fine green soda Surge.

Working on Wednesday took forever as I knew this fine beverage was waiting at my doorstep for me to come and enjoy.

Is Surge still as good as it was in the '90s?

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Dumber than Zane Free Beer & Hot Wings
Jake, of Grand Rapids, Mich., was today's contestant on Dumber Than Zane Trivia on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show." (Photo: 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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Dumber than Zane Free Beer & Hot Wings
Jake, of Grand Rapids, Mich., was today's contestant on Dumber Than Zane Trivia on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show." (Photo: 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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5 Hottest Kate Upton GIFs
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5 Hottest Kate Upton GIFs

This busty babe gets even more bouncier when you get to see her in motion.

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Art Prize - JW 1
A big squiggly thing outside our building. Probably represents man's inner struggle to hold his pee when standing next to strange art. I'm not encouraging anyone to urinate on anything.
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ArtPrize Is Coming; How Insane Are the Artists Going to Be This Year?

ArtPrize is coming, and it's a huge thing for Grand Rapids.  

Thousands of people wander around downtown, checking out all the art that comes to town and vote on the art they think should win the huge grand prize.

The grand prizes' payouts total $400,000, and there are smaller prizes all totaling $160,000. So, this is a pretty big freaking deal!

I will admit right now that I don't get art. I'm more of a music guy.

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Adam Berry/Getty Images
Adam Berry/Getty Images
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Beer City USA Needs Your Vote!

USA Today's 10Best.com is holding their annual poll in search of the "Best Beer Town in the USA" and Grand Rapids needs your vote!

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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West Michigan RV Outlet Show Highlights How RVers Save On Vacations [Sponsored Post]

A new study just out last week shows that recreational vehicle vacations cost less than other forms of vacation travel, even when factoring in fuel prices and the cost of RV ownership.

The study found savings of 27 percent to 62 percent for a four-person group and 15 percent to 48 percent for two-person group, according to the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association.

Narrow down the RV -- or RVs -- to do some vacation travel or camping in by checking out the West Michigan RV Outlet Show, which runs Thursday through Sunday -- Sept. 18 to 21 -- at Fifth Third Ballpark, 4500 West River Drive NE just off U.S. 131 in Comstock Park.

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Darren Hester
Darren Hester
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Woman Might Lose Home Over One Missed Property Tax Payment [Video]

Imagine missing one property tax payment and losing your house over it.

A woman in Richland, Mich., near Kalamazoo finds herself in that predicament, WXMI Fox17 reported.

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Dan Maurer/Facebook
Dan Maurer/Facebook
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: An Update on the Man with the Massive Scrotum [Video]

Back in June, we talked to 39-year-old Michigan resident Dan Maurer about his extremely rare condition called Scrotal Lymphedema, which caused his scrotum to balloon to somewhere between 75 and 100 pounds.

He had been misdiagnosed many, many times, but doctors finally figured out exactly what was wrong with him.

Well, good news! Dan is on the road to recovery!

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Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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The Orbit Room’s Future Uncertain As Longtime Manager Ted Smith Departs for HopCat Detroit

By John Sinkevics | Local Spins
Less than a year after the death of The Orbit Room owner Don Dorshimer, the future of the longtime Grand Rapids concert venue is up in the air now that manager Ted Smith is leaving to head up booking at the new HopCat in Detroit.

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Luke Boote
Luke Boote
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HopCat Named One of Top Beer Bars in America

One of my favorite brew pubs in Grand Rapids, HopCat, has been named one of the top five beer bars in America by the Brewers Association's CraftBeer.com!

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Photo Courtesy Of The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety
Photo Courtesy Of The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety
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Police Searching For Man Who Assaulted Ex-Girlfriend Then Set Her Bedroom On Fire

Police in Kalamazoo are searching for a man who they say assaulted his ex-girlfriend and then set her bedroom on fire. The incident took place around 10:15 p.m. on Monday.

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