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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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Oh baby, baby! 20 years ago, Britney Spears’ debut single changed the world

Oh baby, baby! 20 years ago, Britney Spears’ debut single changed the world

Jive/Legacy Recordings(NEW YORK) — How were we supposed to know that 20 years ago today — October 23, 1998 — a teenager named Britney Spears would release her debut single “…Baby One More Time,” and change pop music forever? Written by Max Martin, the single, which raised eyebrows with its provocative lyric “Hit me baby…

Rosie O’Donnell is engaged to “wonderful woman” Elizabeth Rooney

Rosie O’Donnell is engaged to “wonderful woman” Elizabeth Rooney

ABC/Yolanda Pere(NEW YORK) — Rosie O’Donnell is engaged. The 56-year-old confirmed to People magazine on Monday that she’s planning on getting hitched to 33-year-old Elizabeth Rooney, though their wedding won’t be any time soon. “This is a long time in the future. We both decided that that would be best,” O’Donnell tells People. She calls…

Jack News from WCMY

New judge for Gearhart case

New judge for Gearhart case

LaSalle County Judge Cynthia Raccuglia won’t be presiding over the inappropriate touching case against LaSalle Attorney Gary Gearhart. She recused herself Monday. Gearhart’s case will be assigned a new judge. The 71-year-old is accused of touching a woman’s breast and thigh inappropriately last month. He’s hired former LaSalle County State’s Attorney Joe Navarro to represent…

John Duncan III resigns from LaSalle City Council

John Duncan III resigns from LaSalle City Council

An appointee may soon replace someone who was once an appointee himself on the LaSalle City Council. John Duncan III resigned Monday night, saying his law practice conflicts with his services as a city council member. Duncan was appointed to fill a vacancy in 2012. He was elected to fill the remainder of that term…

LaSalle also seeking Safe Routes to Schools grant for sidewalk work

LaSalle also seeking Safe Routes to Schools grant for sidewalk work

The City of LaSalle is seeking state help to improve old sidewalks near the city’s schools. Economic Development Coordinator Katherine Toraason told the City Council that the city will apply for a $200,000 Safe Routes to Schools grant from IDOT that will improve sidewalks that kids use to walk to school. The grant will only…

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Jack Sports from WCMY

ROUNDUP: Ottawa Volleyball advances to regional semifinal

ROUNDUP: Ottawa Volleyball advances to regional semifinal

VOLLEYBALL #9 Ottawa def. #10 Kewanee, 17-25, 25-20, 25-13 PRINCETON – In the IHSA Class 3A Princeton Regional quarterfinals Monday, the Lady Pirates (10-22-2) dropped a sloppy opening set which saw them commit 10 attacking errors and three service errors. Ottawa held off the charging Lady Boilermakers after a quick start in the second frame,…

Illinois Sports 10/22/18

Illinois Sports 10/22/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: DALLAS (AP) — DeAndre Jordan became the first Dallas player in 24 years to start a season with three straight double-doubles, getting 18 points and 16 rebounds to help the Mavericks beat the Chicago Bulls 115-109. Luka Doncic scored 19 in the 19-year-old’s second…

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