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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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Tiffany Haddish is getting her own Netflix stand-up special in 2019

Tiffany Haddish is getting her own Netflix stand-up special in 2019

ABC/Paula Lobo(LOS ANGELES) — Tiffany Haddish is adding a Netflix stand-up special to her resume. The actress will be debuting an original hour-long stand-up comedy special on the streaming site later next year. The special will tape in early 2019. “Tiffany Haddish is a force,” Lisa Nishimura, Netflix’s VP of Original Documentary and Comedy, says…

Seeing double: Natalie Portman to play twins in Ann Landers/Dear Abby movie

Seeing double: Natalie Portman to play twins in Ann Landers/Dear Abby movie

ABC/Fred Lee(LOS ANGELES) — Natalie Portman is pulling double duty in her new film…in more ways than one. According to The Hollywood Reporter, she’ll be directing and starring in a film about the real-life twin sisters behind the dueling advice columns Ann Landers and Dear Abby. Portman will be playing the identical twins, whose birth…

Shaken and stirred: Danny Boyle will no longer direct 25th James Bond movie

Shaken and stirred: Danny Boyle will no longer direct 25th James Bond movie

VCG/VCG via Getty Images(LONDON) — 007 has lost his director. Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle was set to be behind the camera for the 25th installment of the James Bond franchise, but has departed the project.  The official James Bond Twitter account wrote, “Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig today announced that due to…

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Next Ottawa mural project still needs money

Next Ottawa mural project still needs money

The Ottawa Brush With History mural committee still needs about $20,000 for the next mural. It’ll cost $66,000 to have artist John Pugh (PYOO) paint it on the Central Life Building. People driving north on Columbus will see it. The mural will feature scenes from Ottawa’s beginnings, its speakeasy period, and the radium girls time.…

Marseilles teacher looking for local issues for class to tackle

Marseilles teacher looking for local issues for class to tackle

Marseilles Elementary 7th Grade Teacher Lee Ann Raikes is asking the Marseilles City Council for help in coming up with a problem for her students to study. Raikes says it’s chance for students to learn skills that can’t be taught from a book. The students will spend time coming up with a solution to the…

Ottawa Elementary School District adding new security system

Ottawa Elementary School District adding new security system

The Ottawa Elementary School District has a new security measure at all its buildings. Central Intermediate School Principle Ryan Myers says it’s another layer of protection for students and staff. It can also be set up to check other databases. The Raptor system was tested last year at a few district buildings and went smoothly.…

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Nats throw in towel, trade Murphy to Cubs, Adams to Cards

Nats throw in towel, trade Murphy to Cubs, Adams to Cards

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have traded second baseman Daniel Murphy to the Chicago Cubs and first baseman Matt Adams to the St. Louis Cardinals, essentially throwing in the towel on a disappointing season. The third-place Nationals announced the moves Tuesday before beginning a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies. Despite a roster that…

MONDAY ROUNDUP: Bulldog, Pirate golfers brave rain for Streator Invite

MONDAY ROUNDUP: Bulldog, Pirate golfers brave rain for Streator Invite

BOYS GOLF Streator third, Ottawa sixth at Streator Bulldog Invitational STREATOR – On a rainy day at The Eastwood Golf Course, the Bulldogs took 325 strokes while the Pirates needed 364. Streator’s Cole Holloway fired a 75 and Grant Mascal was just one shot back with a 76, giving them second and third place individual…

Illinois Sports 8/20/18

Illinois Sports 8/20/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Matt Davidson homered, Lucas Giolito struck out six in six innings and the Chicago White Sox spoiled Stephen Gonsalves’ major league debut by holding off the Minnesota Twins for an 8-5 victory. Chicago won for the fourth time in five games…

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