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Say Hello to the ‘Sidewalk Urinal!’

Say Hello to the ‘Sidewalk Urinal!’

Now in Paris, men can just whip it out and go in public!  Apparently, there’s a big problem in Paris of men just going on the side of buildings, so now they’re encouraging men to use these Sidwalk Urinals instead, and putting them out in the open in some fairly popular places!  One is close…

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…

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ pays off with $34 million five-day opening

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ pays off with $34 million five-day opening

Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Pictures(NEW YORK) — Crazy Rich Asians, which officially opened on Wednesday, had a crazy good weekend, topping the box office with an estimated $34 million over the five-day period, with just under $24.2 million of that earned over the weekend. The film — the first Asian-American-led studio release since 1993’s Joy Luck Club…

“Quantico” star Priyanka Chopra confirms engagement to pop star Nick Jonas

“Quantico” star Priyanka Chopra confirms engagement to pop star Nick Jonas

Prodip Guha/Hindustan Times via Getty Images(MUMBAI) — Quantico star Priyanka Chopra and pop star Nick Jonas are finally Instagram official: The couple confirmed their rumored engagement with a posting on Chopra’s social media. “The only way to do this… with Family and God. Thank you all for your wishes and blessings,” Chopra, 36, wrote, captioning…

“Watchmen” series officially coming to HBO in 2019

“Watchmen” series officially coming to HBO in 2019

HBO/Van Redin (Regina King)Watchmen has officially been ordered to series at HBO, Variety reports. The Damon Lindelof series, based on the classic DC graphic novel about superheroes who are treated as outlaws, is set to debut in 2019.  Until now, the show had just been in its pilot stage. HBO says the new series “embraces…

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IVCC budget for fiscal 2019 is approved

IVCC budget for fiscal 2019 is approved

Illinois Valley Community College trustees have approved a $34 million budget for fiscal year 2019. Revenue is expected to be $31.6 million. That would be 1.3% over the 2018 budget’s revenue. And expenses are expected to tally $34.4 million. That’s an 8% increase. The nearly $3 million difference will be made up with money on…

Donations wanted for Hegeler Carus Mansion staircase renovation

Donations wanted for Hegeler Carus Mansion staircase renovation

The Hegeler Carus Foundation is accepting donations for a staircase renovation. The 20-year old east entrance staircase is deteriorating because rainwater doesn’t run off of it very well. Site Manager Dan Irvin says it’s been closed for four years to protect people. The original staircase failed for the same reason, although somehow it lasted for…

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FRIDAY ROUNDUP: Lady Pirates dominate annual Night Light Invite

FRIDAY ROUNDUP: Lady Pirates dominate annual Night Light Invite

GIRLS TENNIS Ottawa 41, Peoria Notre Dame 22, Morris 18, Quincy 15 OTTAWA – The Lady Pirates opened their season with the Night Lite Invite and won in convincing fashion, earning two all-Ottawa doubles finals and adding a runner-up finish in singles play. In A flight doubles, Ellie Gallagher and Regan O’Fallon defeated teammates Bergen…

Illinois Sports 8/16/18

Illinois Sports 8/16/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Lester pitched six innings to win for the first time in just over a month and Ian Happ homered as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0. Lester allowed five hits, struck out eight and had no walks while…

Local Sports 8/16/18

Local Sports 8/16/18

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