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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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‘Halloween’s’ Jamie Lee Curtis insists its not just another slasher movie

‘Halloween’s’ Jamie Lee Curtis insists its not just another slasher movie

Andrew Eccles/Universal Pictures(LOS ANGELES) — Probably one of the biggest horror movies to open this year — Halloween — opens nationwide on Friday. A direct sequel to the 1978 original, Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode, still dealing with the violent attack she suffered 40 years earlier. Curtis tells ABC Radio that the new film…

Supermodel Karlie Kloss marries Joshua Kushner

Supermodel Karlie Kloss marries Joshua Kushner

Freeform(NEW YORK) — Supermodel Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner are married.Kloss, 26, posted a beautiful picture on Thursday of herself in her wedding dress, smiling ear to ear, while Kushner, 33, lovingly looks at his new bride. She simply captioned the pic, “10.18.2018” with a heart emoji. People magazine confirms the duo tied the knot…

Lena Dunham shutters her digital newsletter, ‘Lenny Letter’

Lena Dunham shutters her digital newsletter, ‘Lenny Letter’

ABC/Lou Rocco(NEW YORK) — Lena Dunham is shuttering her digital newsletter, Lenny Letter. The newsletter — which had featured essays by Jennifer Lawrence, Lupita Nyong’o and many more during its publication — announced the closure in its final letter to subscribers Friday morning. Lena founded Lenny Letter with her producing partner Jenni Konner three years…

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Marseilles residents seek answers on home repair grant

Marseilles residents seek answers on home repair grant

North Central Illinois Council of Governments Community Planner Austin Taylor says the home repair grant the city of Marseilles is trying for that helps low to moderate income people rehab their homes is something like a loan that doesn’t have to be paid back as long as the resident stays there. Since the grant process…

State lawmakers to have veterans’ wall of honor at the Capitol

State lawmakers to have veterans’ wall of honor at the Capitol

Illinois veterans will be honored in the Illinois Capitol rotunda next month for a week-and-a-half surrounding Veterans Day. A picture and a written story up to 250 words long can be submitted to an office at the Illinois Statehouse building by November 5. The pictures and stories will be shown on a Wall of Honor…

Streator gets ready for honorary street names

Streator gets ready for honorary street names

Streator could have some designations for honorary street names in the next month or so. Commissioner Ed Brozak suggests naming the streets for the things Streator people became famous for instead of the people’s names. He says the names Clyde Tombaugh, Clarence Mulford, and Reuben Soderstrom aren’t well known out of town. But signs calling…

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Illinois Sports 10/18/18

Illinois Sports 10/18/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: UNDATED (AP) — A loss at the Big House left Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook and his teammates reassessing their goals. The playoffs are now out of reach for the 23rd-ranked Badgers after getting blown out at Michigan, though they still control their destiny in…

GIRLS TENNIS: Ottawa’s Gallagher-O’Fallon duo advances to State quarters

GIRLS TENNIS: Ottawa’s Gallagher-O’Fallon duo advances to State quarters

PALATINE – Ottawa senior Ellie Gallagher is back in the Elite Eight, this time with junior Regan O’Fallon in the IHSA Class 1A State Girls’ Tennis Tournament. In their final match Thursday, Gallagher and O’Fallon knocked out Alyssa Batcheler and Shaya Puri of Chicago Latin, 6-0, 7-6(4) to advance to the quarterfinals. The Lady Pirates’…

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