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Patton Oswalt Literally Brings Down House at LaughFest Show When Backdrop Collapses

Anything can happen at a live show, including pieces of the set falling apart-- which is what happened at Pat Oswalt's LaughFest performance on Friday night.

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Changes to the Freeloaders

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We want to let you know about some exciting changes and improvements coming to 97.9 WGRD’s Freeloaders.

We’ve received a great deal of feedback from members who have asked for faster and easier ways to get access to the amazing prizes and VIP experiences regularly available to Freeloaders members.

In response, we will be discontinuing the poin

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Military Releases Names of U.S. Marines Killed In Chopper Crash

WWMT Newschannel 3 reports the names of the special forces Marines who were killed in a helicopter crash have been released, one being from West Michigan and two others from elsewhere in the state.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Cinderella,’ ‘Run All Night’ and ‘It Follows’ [Video]

It's a good weekend for new movies, with Disney's retelling of Cinderella leading the way.

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High School Sports Scene
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Lowell Wrestlers Josh Colegrove, Lucas Hall and Zeth Dean Named Co-High School Athletes of the Week

Lowell High School wrestlers Josh Colegrove, Zeth Dean and Lucas Hall, who led the Red Arrows to their second consecutive MHSAA Division 2 state title in addition to capturing individual state titles, are co-winners of the Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week honor.

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Our Brewing Company
Our Brewing Company
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Our Brewing Company’s Smooth Up In Ya IPA





Our Brewing Company
Address: 76 East Eighth Street, Holland, MI 49423
Website: http://ourbrewingcompany.com/
Telephone: (616) 994-8417
Hours: Sunday-Wednesday, 2 p.m.-10 p.m.; Thursday, 2 p.m.-midnight; Friday-Saturday, noon-midnight



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Big Lake Brewing
Big Lake Brewing
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Big Lake Brewing’s Darkstar Stout


Big Lake Brewing
Address: 977 Butternut Drive, #4, Holland, MI 49424
Website: http://www.blbrewing.com/
Telephone: (616) 796-8888
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5 p.m.-10 p.m.; Friday, 5 p.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday, noon-11 p.m.; Sunday, noon-8 p.m.

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EB Coffee & Pub
EB Coffee & Pub
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EB Coffee & Pub’s No X In Espresso

EB Coffee & Pub
Address: 8980 North Rogers Court, Suite D, Caledonia, MI 49316
Website: http://ebcoffeepub.com/
Telephone: (616) 891-7700
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday, 6 a.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday,

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Cranker's Restaurant & Brewery
Cranker's Restaurant & Brewery
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Cranker’s Restaurant & Brewery’s 5th Voyage Coconut Porter

Cranker's Restaurant & Brewery
Address: 454 68th Street SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548
Website: http://www.crankersbrewery.com/
Telephone: (616) 827-1919
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday,

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Elk Brewing
Elk Brewing
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Elk Brewing’s Light Ale

Elk Brewing
Address: 700 Wealthy Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Website: https://www.facebook.com/ElkBrewing
Telephone: (616) 238-5227
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 3 p.m.-midnight; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sunday, noon-11 p.m.
 

Light Ale
Elk Brewi

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White Flame Brewing Co.’s Super G

White Flame Brewing Co.
Address: 5234 36th Avenue, Hudsonville, MI 49426
Website: http://whiteflamebrewing.com/
Telephone: (616) 209-5098
Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 4 p.m.-midnight; Friday-Saturday, noon-midnight

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Photo Courtesy of the Kent County Sheriffs Department
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West Catholic High School Student Charged in Death Threat Case Now Faces Child Porn Charges

The 17-year-old who targeted fellow classmates at West Catholic High School with death threats on Instagram is now being formally charged in the case.

Several news outlets are reporting that the teen, Matthew Herrington, is also facing child pornography charges.

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