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University of Michigan Football Coach Brady Hoke Fired [Video]

After four seasons at the helm, University of Michigan Football Coach Brady Hoke was let go Tuesday.

University of Michigan Interim Director of Athletics Jim Hackett made the announcement at a news conference in Ann Arbor, saying he had come to the decision on Sunday night.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Free Beer Drops Huge Announcement On Us [Audio]

This morning on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we did something we called Two for 2015.

We were listing two things that we're looking forward to or hoping to accomplish or planning for the next calendar year.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: The Best High School Football News Story You’ll Watch Today [Video]

High school football is a pretty big deal in many parts of the U.S.

Michigan is no exception.

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Christmas Shopping Primer/Countdown

Thanksgiving and Black Friday have come and gone. So have Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.

After all, you've only got until Christmas Eve to do your shopping for Christmas.

Here's a list of some stores and restaurants to visit as you continue your Christmas shopping.

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LaughFest Extends Deadline to Sign up for Community Showcases through December 8th

Think you're one funny son-of-a gun? Or are you a total dancing machine? Show off those skills at LaughFest!

Gilda's LaughFest has extended the sign-up for their 2015 community showcases through Monday, December 8th.

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Jobs

 
Townsquare Media of Grand Rapids, Inc., currently has no advertised openings.
 

However, Townsquare Media Grand Rapids is always looking for good people.

CONTACT:  Russ Hines at (616) 459-1631 or Russ.Hines@Townsquaremedia.com

TOWNSQ

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Some Choice Videos from Black Friday [Video]

Well, it's that time of year again: the annual, undignified retail bum-rush we call Black Friday.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Mockingjay’ Crushes Thanksgiving Weekend

Appropriately, the Thanksgiving holiday box office was all about the leftovers. While two high profile new releases struggled to open, films from the past few weeks continued to do solid business. In fact, this was one of the most varied weekends at the box office in quite some time, with YA adaptations, animated family movies, epic blockbusters, and small independent films all performing better than expected.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: A Listener’s Rant About Eric Zane [Video]

There are a couple of things we know about YouTube user The Geek Show:

  1. He likes wrestling.
  2. He doesn't like Eric Zane -- at all.

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97.9 WGRD’s December 2014 Playlist [Video]

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Bo Pelini is Gone and Other Big Stories from Week 14 in College Football

Rivalry week lived up to its name as several big games came down to the wire and knocked some powerhouses out of playoff contention.

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West Catholic Football Wins Division 5 State Championship

West Catholic beat Lansing Catholic 24-20 at Ford Field to win the Division 5 football state championship today.

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