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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…

Entertainment News

Will Smith on his debut as a stand-up comedian: “I AM HOOKED”

Will Smith on his debut as a stand-up comedian: “I AM HOOKED”

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Will Smith took his first crack at stand-up comedy this week and he loved it. In an Instagram post on Thursday night, Smith shared a series of photos from his comedy debut. “I did Stand Up last night… FIRST TIME EVER!,” he wrote. “I opened for Dave Chappelle. I AM HOOKED.” According to Variety, Smith made his…

‘Thor’ co-stars Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson “make it look good” in sneak peek of ‘Men in Black’ reboot

‘Thor’ co-stars Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson “make it look good” in sneak peek of ‘Men in Black’ reboot

ABC/Radhika Chalasani(LONDON) — Thor: Ragnarok co-stars Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson are front and center in a black-and-white, on-set social media snap that gives fans their first look at them in the as-yet-untitled reboot of the Men in Black franchise, which will be based in the U.K. The pair can be seen on Hemsworth’s Insta, wearing most of their get-ups as members of the super-secret alien…

Round 3 – ‘Daredevil’ returns October 19

Round 3 – ‘Daredevil’ returns October 19

David Lee/Netflix(NEW YORK) — The third season of the acclaimed Netflix Marvel series Daredevil will hit the streaming service October 19. In a promo revealing the return, Charlie Cox’s Matt Murdock — blind lawyer for the oppressed by day, masked vigilante by night — has fallen from the light spiritually. Bloodied and  partially in shadow,…

Jack News from WCMY

Shepherd Middle School getting new wrestling uniforms

Shepherd Middle School getting new wrestling uniforms

The Ottawa Elementary Board of Education agreed to pay $2,397 for new Shepherd Middle School wrestling uniforms last week. The burgundy and gold uniforms come in two-pieces instead of the traditional single versions. Assistant Principle Melanie Conley says kids are more apt to join if the school has the more comfortable two-piece uniforms available. The…

More bicycle lane striping coming to Ottawa

More bicycle lane striping coming to Ottawa

The next round of bicycle lane striping in Ottawa will do about 17 blocks on the east side, in center Ottawa, and downtown. Commissioner James Less says it’ll continue what’s been done on W. Main, Boyce Memorial Dr., Champlain St., and McKinley Rd. This year’s bicycle lane work will be done on Superior St. from…

Marseilles moving forward on home repair grant process

Marseilles moving forward on home repair grant process

The Marseilles City Council on Wednesday appointed a committee to administer grant money for housing rehabilitation. Mayor Jim Hollenbeck says it’s part of the city’s effort to get some grant money to help people around town with home repairs. On the committee are Hollenbeck, Commissioner Bobby Kaminski, City Clerk Lesley Hart, City Engineer Mike Etscheid,…

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Jack Sports from WCMY

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa golfers edge Mendota

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa golfers edge Mendota

BOYS GOLF Ottawa 181, Mendota 184 MENDOTA – The Pirates’ T.J. McDonnell tied Mendota’s Taylor Joyce for medalist honors after both carded rounds of 43 at Mendota Golf Club. Nick Angus carded a 44 for Ottawa, Drake Stoudt followed with a 45 and Erik Vandervelde posted a 48 in the victory. The Trojans had Ethan…

Illinois Sports 9/20/18

Illinois Sports 9/20/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: CLEVELAND (AP) — Matt Davidson hit a run-scoring single with two out in the 11th inning to lift the White Sox to a 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night, Chicago’s first victory at Progressive Field this season. The White Sox were…

WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP: Streator VB loses at Westmont

WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP: Streator VB loses at Westmont

VOLLEYBALL Westmont def. Streator, 25-19, 25-20 WESTMONT – Natali Haynes and Anna Yanek each had four kills for Streator (6-21, 2-3), with Haynes adding two blocks. Skylar Bedeker contributed three kills and a block, Taylor Hoskins finished with three kills and 10 assists, and Jozie Cole chipped in two kills, 11 digs and two aces.…

Health News

Humans hate wasps and love bees: Study

(LONDON) — To humans, wasps are not as popular or as well-liked as bees, according to a new study from the University College London that was published in the Ecological Entomology.&ld