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Craig Russell

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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WFGR Retrovision–Granholm On The Dating Game!

Another WFGR Retrovision! Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm recently made light of a newly discovered YouTube video of her on the 60's and 70's game show "The Dating Game" Actors all over Hollywood use appearances on game shows to further their careers. I have seen friends of mine on shows like "Whammy" and "The Newlywed Game" getting more resume and camera time! Jenny was no different back in '78.

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‘West Wing’ Cast Reunites, And It Feels So Good.

Must be nice to have a famous actress sister. Michigan Supreme Court candidate Bridget Mary McCormack wanted to make an interesting and unique election video for her campaign. So she decided to call her little sister Mary. Mary McCormack is a famous actress you used to be on the "West Wing". Starting to see the picture develop?

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The Annual Grand Rapids Circus Train Arrives Tuesday Night!

It's that time of year! The annual Ringling Brothers circus at Van Andel Arena. A fixture in the are for years, the circus takes over the arena for the next week or so. Unlike a concert or a hockey game. where equipment or support is trucked or bussed in, the animals arrive mostly by train. Hence the animal walk from the train station through the streets of Downtown Grand Rapids is a pretty cool event!

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Is The Gerald Ford Graffiti Artist Back?

As I was making my way downtown Sunday, I drove past the BOB and saw something that looked familar. Perhaps you remember back in April when graffiti of former President Gerald Ford appeared on I-196. "I am indebted to no man" was stenciled above a black and white picture of Michigan's only president. Well it seems the Pres is back, this time with the first lady.

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WFGR Retrovision-It Was 40 Years Ago Today…

That one of the greatest TV shows in history began. On September 17, 1972, M*A*S*H began it's 11 year run on CBS. A book first, then a movie, by 1972 a cheap TV show version of the movie. By the end of it's first season, it ranked 46 and was close to being cancelled. In steps Babe Paley, wife of William S, Paley, owner of CBS in the 70's. She loved the show. and voila! It made it to a second season.

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Talk Like A Pirate Day Is Wednesday–FREE Krispy Kreme!

Wednesday the 19th is "Talk Like a Pirate Day". You know, Arrrhhhggg me mateys! Of course it's fun to talk like a pirate, getting free stuff for talking like a pirate is even better! The good folks at Krispy Kreme are rewarding you with free donuts for talking like, or looking like, a pirate Wednesday!

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A Beer Flavored Milk Shake? [POLL]

I like lots of things. Red Robin is one of those things. The tower of onion rings, big burgers, endless steak fries, fun eating establishments, it's all good. Now Red Robin is ready for Octoberfest with an Octoberfest themed limited time only hamburger with a pretzel bun, and a beer flavored milkshake. Huh?

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Grand Rapids On HGTV’s House Hunters Wednesday!

I'm a big fan of certain cable TV networks. Food Network--love it! Travel Channel, all good! And HGTV--Home and Garden Television, can't get enough. Sure I live in an apartment, and have no DIY skills, but I still love watching the "Property Brothers" and "Property Virgins". And Wednesday night, one of HGTV's flagship shows, House Hunters, is in Grand Rapids!

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A Grand Rapids Business Closing That’s OK.

Mark Sellers is closing the Viceroy. His downtown speakeasy-type bar is going to have new life as an expanded Stella's Lounge. Stella's has become quite the downtown hit. Cheap, strong drinks, retro style video games and pinball machines, and a stuffed burger that made national headlines.

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A Whole New View Of The Lions!

OK, the Lions didn't look like world beaters in their win over St. Louis. Matt Stafford had to move the Bengals down field in the final minutes to secure the victory. So now the Lions are 1-0. They play the 49ers on Sunday. Will they win again? Who knows? But I do know one thing, a few members of the team might wear a little more under their uniforms!

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