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Nothing More Rocked The Orbit Room with Chevelle [Videos/Photos]

Nothing More is a great band from Texas, and right now they're on tour with Chevelle and Middle Class Rut.  

The guys stopped by the 'GRD studios Monday before their show at The Orbit Room to play for a few WGRD Freeloaders Club winners and the staff, and then joined Jackie on the air to talk about the show.

Their "acoustic" setup is a bit different from most, as they run everything through a computer using Ableton Live to run effects and patch changes. They play the songs live, but the computer controls the sounds.  It's pretty bad ass, actually, and the audio I recorded is fantastic!

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Chevelle Rocked The Orbit Room [Video/Photos]

Chevelle brought their tour for "La Gargola" to Grand Rapids yesterday, with Middle Class Rut and Nothing More making a lot of noise in The Orbit Room.  

It was a really cool day, with a visit from Nothing More here at the 'GRD studios, the awesome meet-and-greet soundcheck party with Chevelle that afternoon and then the show!

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BREAKING NEWS: Robbers Hit Plainfield Avenue NE Jewelry Store in Grand Rapids

UPDATE (2:30 p.m.): Police have advised area hospitals to be on the lookout for a gunshot victim showing up in their emergency rooms. There is an increased police presence in the northeastern part of Kent County, including but not limited to Plainfield Avenue, the East Beltline, and Int. 96.

UPDATE (2:15 p.m.): Officers on the scene have said that two Medawar employees fired shots at the suspects and that one of them may have been hit.

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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban

The United States Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on affirmative action.

The justices, in a 6-2 decision issued today, struck down a lower-court ruling that had ruled the ban was unconstitutional.

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The Evil Within Looks Like a Terrifying New Game [Video]

I do enjoy myself an awesome 'survival horror' video game!

I still love playing the original Resident Evil, even with it's campy voice overs and clunky controls. That terrified feeling and the creepy atmosphere has continued to sell Resident Evil.

Then RE 6 came around and destroyed all of that. Even though the series has declined, director Shinji Mikami has another up his sleeve ... and it looks awesome.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Teen Stowaway Survives Flight from California to Hawaii in Plane’s Wheel Well [Video]

A 16-year-old boy survived a five-and-a-half hour plane ride Sunday from San Jose, Calif., to Maui, Hawaii, in the wheel well of a plane.

With the high altitude, the teen experienced temperatures as low as minus 50 degrees and a lack of oxygen.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Eric Zane’s Grand Entrance at Grand Rapids Griffins’ Hockey Game [Video]

As we've talked about many times on the air with "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," Eric Zane has another job with the local AHL affiliate, the Grand Rapids Griffins.

He's the in-house public-address announcer during all their home games at Van Andel Arena.

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