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Grand Rapids Winter Weather Advisory Issued, with Freezing Rain and Gusty Winds Forecast

While the calendar might indicate spring, the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office this afternoon issued a winter weather advisory for Thursday and Friday.

A pair of late-season winter storms are bringing freezing rain and gusty winds early Thursday and again early Friday to Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

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Fort Hood Shooting
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4 Dead, 16 Injured in Fort Hood Shooting

Four people, including the gunman, were killed and 16 others injured in a shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas Wednesday evening.  Fort Hood officials said the gunman was a soldier who had been receiving mental health treatment and that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Metalhead Ned Chats with Korn’s Jonathan Davis on Mayhem Fest and New Album! [Video]

With the announcement of the 2014 Rockstar Mayhem Festival, Korn is setting out to promote the tour! What better place to chat about it than with WGRD? Check out this BRAND NEW interview with Metalhead Ned and Davis mentions that there is some writing going on for a new Korn album!

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West Michigan’s Worst Pothole Contest’s Winner Is From Holland: Cody Overway

There are definitely some rim-rattling potholes to be found in greater Grand Rapids and across West Michigan.

It's not difficult to find those stinkin' tire-killers! Just go out and drive a little.

One hundred thirty people from across Michigan shared what they believed were the worst potholes around and entered West Michigan's Worst Pothole Contest, sponsored by Schneider Tire Outlet, Inc., of Marne.

After poring through those eye-opening entries, West Michigan's Worst Pothole is found in Holland.

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Hole
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Courtney Love Reunites Hole With Classic Members

The seeds have been sewn over the last couple of years, but now comes word that Courtney Love will indeed reunite with classic members from Hole's past for new music. In a new interview, Love reveals she's back working with bassist Melissa Auf Der Maur, guitarist Eric Erlandson and drummer Patty Schemel.

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Jackie’s Old Intern Blog Take 1

Some of you may remember back to the summer of 2009 when I was an intern on the Free Beer and Hot Wings show. They called me JMV, or Jackie Man Voice. A name that I really don't mind because it's kind of true. I was goofing around on their website the other day and found a few of my old intern blogs! HAH! Check out this one here.

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Suggests ‘Maybe Next Year’ for New Studio Album

It's not a concrete or a firm date, but it's something to go on! Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich commented on the band's writing and recording process for its next album, the follow up to 2008's 'Death Magnetic,' in a new interview with Argentina-based media outlet TN (seen above).

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Sneak Peek Of Jackie’s Shoot With ModBettie Pinup Boutique

New to Grand Rapids, ModBettie Pinup Boutique offers a unique experience for women to get dolled up, and have a fun photo shoot inspired by the 20's through the 50's! I was excited when the owners of ModBettie asked if I would like to come in and model for them. We had a lot of fun and here are two of the images I have gotten from the shoot, there will be more on the way.

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