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Hi, It’s Craig Russell, host of The Afternoon Hustle here on Classic Hits 98.7 WFGR! I have worked in places all over Michigan, but that’s not important. I’m here in West Michigan now, eatin' Fred's Pizza (yum!) buying my milk at Meijer, and playing Classic Hits of the 60's 70's and 80's FOR YOU! Call, email or Facebook the show and be part of the fun!  
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For Friday Night’s Awesome ’80′s Cruise Tonight

The Friday Night Awesome 80's is TONIGHT on the Grand Lady Riverboat in Jenison. Food, drinks, dancing, contests, great '80's hits and of course Jo Jo hosting the party!

And to get you in the mood we have two great '80s features!

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Happy 50th Birthday Arby’s! You Get The Present Today!

On July 23rd, 1964, two guys named Forrest and Leroy Raffel in Boradman, Ohio opened the first Arby's. They were going to name the place "Big Tex", but instead went with a combination of their name and "brothers'"--R-B's. Now it's Arby's!

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The Travel Wisconsin Ad That Will Make You Smile. [VIDEO]

Yes Pure Michigan TV ads are pretty impressive. And makes any Michigander proud. Hearing that piano music an Tim Allen makes all of our collective ears perk up. But If the Pure Michigan ads have any fault, it's that they are VERY serious.

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‘That’s One Small Step For Man, …’ [Video]

It was 45 years ago today. At 10:56 p.m., as over a billion people watched on TV, the first human landed on the moon: Neil Armstrong, a Purdue University graduate born in Ohio.

Some have argued Apollo 11's moon landing on July 20, 1969, was all a hoax, and others think it was one of the greatest accomplishments of mankind.

However you see it, what is the lasting legacy of the moon landing?

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Summer Craft Beer Festival for Non-Beer Drinkers

What's there for folks attending the Summer Craft Beer Festival today from 2 to 7 p.m. at John Ball Park in Grand Rapids?

That means people like me.

I don't drink beer. These days if it doesn't have "diet" in front of it, it's not going in me. Except water.

Either way, don't think you can't enjoy the fourth annual Summer Craft Beer Festival, even if you don't like beer.

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Looking Forward to the Next Holiday Weekend: Labor Day

The summer is midway through practically, although it's only mid-July.

That's what we get for starting the season with Memorial Day instead of the official start of summer with the summer solstice.

Soon, Labor Day will be upon us here in West Michigan, which means a long, last weekend of summer and more time off for the rank and file.

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