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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

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Ottawa man in South Carolina helping with storm relief efforts

Ottawa man in South Carolina helping with storm relief efforts

An Ottawa man is currently deployed in Aynor, South Carolina to help with Tropical Storm Florence relief. Red Cross Volunteer Steve Pitstick says most of the damage in his area isn’t so much from the storm itself, but from its aftermath. Aynor Middle School, where Pitstick was assigned had about 165 people when the tropical…

Seneca High looking at grade scale

Seneca High looking at grade scale

At most schools around here, a 90 or better is an A, the next grade is B down to 80, and so on every ten points until failing grades below 60. Seneca High School’s A grades start at 92.5, B starts at 84.5, C at 76.5, and D at 70. Supt. Jim Carlson says the…

Seneca High catches glitch in grade point average calculations

Seneca High catches glitch in grade point average calculations

Seneca High School administrators had to deal with a computer that wasn’t calculating grade point averages the way it was supposed to. Supt. Jim Carlson says it’s been fixed, but for the first few days of the school year some GPA’s were being figured too high and others too low. The computer wasn’t programmed to…

Closings & Cancellations

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Illinois Sports 9/24/18

Illinois Sports 9/24/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Kluber struck out 11 in seven scoreless innings and won his 20th game, and Brandon Guyer hit a go-ahead solo homer in the seventh inning as the Cleveland Indians shutout the Chicago White Sox 4-0 on Monday night. Kluber (20-7)…

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