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The Creepiest Thing You’ll See Online Today… Raw Chicken Teddy!

The Creepiest Thing You’ll See Online Today… Raw Chicken Teddy!

I have no clue what would possess you to come up with this idea….voodoo?  I mean, she is from Louisiana. A woman named Maggie in Metairie, Louisiana, is selling teddy bears made out of RAW CHICKEN on Facebook. She literally stitches together raw chicken parts in the shape of a teddy bear . . .…

Shap NERDS out with Pearl Jam Tribute-Chicago!

Shap NERDS out with Pearl Jam Tribute-Chicago!

Ottawa Riverfest talk has dominated the show this past week with Jack-FM Night coming up (8/4).  One of the bands playing is Pearl Jam Tribute Chicago!  Being the card-carrying TenClub member that I am, it was cool to chat with fellow Pearl Jammers and nerd out a bit!  Who’s the best PJ drummer?  Pearl Jam…

ART ALEXAKIS from Everclear joins Shap in the Morning

ART ALEXAKIS from Everclear joins Shap in the Morning

I’ve been doing radio professionally for close to twenty years.  I’ve had the chance to meet some cool people, interview some great musicians and athletes, but this interview was different.  Maybe it was because I was a fan of the band, because Sparkle and Fade was a big part of Senior year of High School (you’ll…

NICKELVANA!  The best trolling music story ever!

NICKELVANA! The best trolling music story ever!

How many people do you know that like both Nirvana and Nickelback?  I know a few, but not many.  Nirvana is highly recognized as one of the most influential bands in the last 30 years.  Nickelback…not so much.  They’re commonly the butt of jokes and made fun of by us snobby, ‘the bands I like…

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First look: Mahershala Ali in “Green Book”; Taraji P. Henson in “What Men Want”

First look: Mahershala Ali in “Green Book”; Taraji P. Henson in “What Men Want”

ABC/Ida Mae Astute(HOLLYWOOD) — In what could be a match made in heaven, DreamWorks Pictures has dropped the first official trailer for Green Book, the upcoming film starring Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen as two unlikely friends.The film follows Mortensen’s Tony Lip, an Italian-American bouncer from the Bronx, who is hired to drive Ali’s Dr.…

Kerry Washington to star in and produce Hulu sci-fi drama “Old City Blues”

Kerry Washington to star in and produce Hulu sci-fi drama “Old City Blues”

ABC/ Heidi Gutman(HOLLYWOOD) — Kerry Washington has set up another project at Hulu. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Washington has signed on to star in and produce the series adaptation of Boom! Studios’ 2011 graphic novel Old City Blues.   The comic, set in 2048, takes place in New Athens, Greece, a place filled with “high-tech…

Fascinating: “Star Trek: Discovery” has found its Mr. Spock

Fascinating: “Star Trek: Discovery” has found its Mr. Spock

Courtesy of CBS TV Studios(LOS ANGELES) — Star Trek’s Mr. Spock, one of TV’s most iconic characters, has been portrayed by the late Leonard Nimoy on TV and in the original Star Trek movie series, and by Zachary Quinto in the three recent Star Trek films. But now there’s a new Vulcan in town. TV…

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Local tourism figures rose in 2016

Local tourism figures rose in 2016

State figures released this week show tourism grew by nearly 5% in LaSalle County in 2016. Dan Mulka with the Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitor Bureau says tourism supports 1,440 jobs in the county and brings in nearly $200 million per year. His agency works to keep those numbers up. Mulka says tourism directly supports…

Lawmakers and a candidate praise veterans honored in Ottawa

Lawmakers and a candidate praise veterans honored in Ottawa

Six veterans who served in WWII, The Korean War, and the Vietnam War were honored last week at Ottawa City Hall with Congressional Veteran Commendations. Cong. Adam Kinzinger said that people understand the importance of honoring veterans. He says that even though someone enlisting in the military today might be too young to remember the…

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Illinois Sports 8/13/18

Illinois Sports 8/13/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: DETROIT (AP) — Nicholas Castellanos had a career-high five hits, including a go-ahead homer in the seventh inning, and drove in five runs as the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 9-5. Castellanos singled in the first, doubled and scored in the fourth,…

MONDAY ROUNDUP: Lady Irish golfers win season-opening quad

MONDAY ROUNDUP: Lady Irish golfers win season-opening quad

GIRLS GOLF Seneca 220, Plano 232, Westmont 256, Somonauk 261 PLANO – In Monday’s triangular at Cedardell Golf Course, Rylee Stenzel led the Lady Irish with a 47 and claimed medalist honors. Faith Hacker contributed a 52, Monica Groth shot 54 and Krista Eikleberry carded a 67 in the season-opening victory. JV BOYS GOLF Ottawa…

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Streator golfers play The Prep Tour at Oak Ridge

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Streator golfers play The Prep Tour at Oak Ridge

BOYS GOLF LASALLE – Streator competed Friday in The Prep Tour High School Showcase at Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Course, placing 16th in a field that featured eight schools who placed in the top five at State last season. Per results at The Prep Tour website, the Bulldogs tallied 368 strokes, led by a 79…

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