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Well, this show was supposed to be the glorious return of the Colorado Rapids Thugcast, previewing the 2015 season for the Burgundy Boys. Apparently that might not be happening, though. So... hey, let's talk about the MLS CBA battle between the players and the owners for a while as well! I'm sure Bulldog Ben and myself will find plenty to talk about, unless we've lost our touch or something. (Something tells me we probably haven't. You and I both know that the two of us can talk for hours.)
Host: Coach TMB
Guest: Mayor George K. Heartwell
Topic of Discussion: Leading Grand Rapids-The Good & The Bad
Mayor Heartwell's Bio
George Heartwell is the mayor of the city of Grand Rapids, MI. He was sworn in on January 1, 2004 and is currently serving his third term.
Prior to being mayor, Heartwell was a City Commissioner for the third ward of Grand Rapids from 1992-1999. Heartwell currently serves as President and CEO of Pilgrim Manor Retirement Community. He was Director of the Community Leadership Institute at Aquinas College, where he also was a professor in the Community Leadership undergraduate study program. Mayor Heartwell is an ordained minister for the United Church of Christ, and served for 14 years at Heartside Ministry, a program for the homeless in Grand Rapids. He was previously the president of Heartwell Mortgage Corporation. In August, 2007, Mayor Heartwell was re-elected to a second mayoral term in Grand Rapids. He won the primary election with 51% of the vote, eliminating the need for a general election run-off. He would be reelected for a third term in 2011.
The 3-Point Turn: Chuck Johnson; Marco Wilkinson; Grand Rapids Drive news, basketball coverage, hoops and hops from Grand Rapids MI
Words your child uses, do you know what they mean?
Ofensive banner taunting LSU fans
Penis Pastries! Yes there real and look delicious
Poo Pourri ad (audio clip) Update saw this over the holidays and can be purchased at Bed, Bath and Beyond haven't tried it personally.
Thomas from Grand Rapids is a 20 minute clip of how he wants to hook up. Nick and I push the limits on what he will d.
"American Gothic," the frequently parodied painting of the old couple (really father and daughter) standing in front of a white farm house with a gothic style window holding a pitchfork, is one of the most recognizable paintings in the world. You know the painting, but what do you know about the artist? Wood was one of the school of Regionalist painters, but his art ranged from recycle art to murals to stain glass. Wood was born and raised and returned to work in Iowa. Tune in to learn about Wood's life, his art, his Iowa connections, and a new display coming to the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art.
The 3-Point Turn: 2-9-16
One Shot: GR Danger Highlights: 1/29 loss to Flint w/ Coach Johnson postgame interview
The Bonus: Superb Owl reaction; Is Cam Newton a bad person or just easier to hate than that person in the mirror?
The BeerCity 3!: We'll figure it out!
Music by Helen 55, Traum Diggs, NB
In continuing with the North American Sasquatch Researcher Series, Nite Callers Bigfoot Radio is honored to bring you Randy Cutrara from Michigan. Randy is the C.E.O. of Mid West Bigfoot Researchers, and Cutrara Customs, (remodeling/murals, custom airbrushing). He went to Caledonia High school, and Kent Tech Center and currently resides in Middleville, MI. From Grand Rapids, MI. Randy works by day at Cutrara Customs of Gun Lake, MI. Over the last few years, he formed Mid West Bigfoot Researchers of MI, after a recall of a childhood memory of a Bigfoot encounter. This led him to search for answers, forming a team and following what they believe to be the migration trail across the mid west. Be sure to check out his slideshow as he shares some of his findings.
If you've already listened to this week's episode of WIIM Radio, you'll have already noticed a bit of a hole in the middle of the show. We had a timing hiccup this week and couldn't get the prospects report cut into the main episode in time. We don't want you to miss out on it just to miss out though. What we've got here is this week's WIIM Radio Prospects Report.
In this report, Michelle runs down the Griffins' relative return to health and what kind of an affect those injuries have had on the team in the standings lately, since the Griffins have had kind of a roller coaster season so far.
Vili Saarijarvi and the odd case of a bad Flint Firebirds team, along with the odd case of his juniors eligibility and potential for next season.
Svechnikov is hot since returning from the World Juniors. We like hot.
Joe Hicketts and his impact on the Victoria Royals
Dominic Turgeon's offensive growth
Axel Holmstrom's dominance in Sweden
Ehn and Vahatalo
Listener Questions: Mantha/Bertuzzi callups? What's the future for Frk?
You can listen via the embedded player above or at our Blogtalk Radio page. You can also download straight from iTunes for listening as well. This episode is rated for everybody, so play it for your children's bowling league.
ACSLIVE.TV presents Uncensored MMA Online Radio or UMOR LIVE on a special night this week, as Dave "The Butcher" Clifford and James Lee welcome Knockout Promotions' owner Josh Medley and General Manager and matchmaker Matt Frendo into the Every Victory Earned virtual studios. Josh and Matt will talk about this coming weekend's fight card at the DeltaPlex Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and will also be revealing some very exciting news pertaining to the future of KOP. Call in to the Nutsack Foods hotlines by dialing (347) 857-1024.
When's the last time we had a win this good to digest on the Rapids Thugcast? The Montreal Impact came to Dick's Sporting Goods Park last weekend and were toasted by Dillon Powers and the Colorado Rapids, 4-1. Good stuff all around, and a huge three points. Theres another match against the Dynamo coming up this weekend, and we'll also chat about the US Men's National Team (We haven't gotten the chance yet!) and tonight's Open Cup match between the Rowdies and Lions on the Thugcast tonight.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup has officially kicked off! Brazil and Croatia played a game that could best be described as 'ruined completely by the referee' to start things off today, and Ben and myself will surely have a few words about that one, along with the rest of the WC and our predictions for the US Men's National Team.
Besides that, the Rapids lost a match against FC Dallas last weekend that we'll get around to, and there might be some time for Open Cup chat as well? Who knows anymore with us.
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