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Jojo Girard

A Saginaw native, Girard formerly did mornings in San Diego; was morning host on WSNX, Sunny 104, from 1988 to 1994; and spent 18 years in mornings at Mix 106.5 in Baltimore. Most recently, he was program director in Columbia, Md., for Howard Community College’s online radio station The Dragon. He is a Central Michigan University graduate.
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Here’s A Catchy Little Song About Michigan [Video]

The Accidentals are a folk-rock group who got their start in high school in Traverse City, earned their musical chops at the highly regarded Interlochen Academy, and have recorded an album under the tutelage of John Mellencamp producer Paul Mahern.

A friend of theirs asked them to come up with a song about their home state, and this is it. 

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Record Store Day 2016 Will Be Celebrated In Grand Rapids With Live Music, Limited Release Vinyl

National Record Store Day is Saturday April 16, remembering those days when you would hang out at your local record store, talk music, listen to new music and get into arguments over who was better, The Who or Zeppelin.

Locally, Vertigo, Dodd's and the Corner Record Store have live music lined up. Check out the schedule inside.

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WFGR Artists Well Represented At This Summer’s Meijer Garden Concerts [Video]

Fans of WFGR music will be jamming this summer at the Meijer Gardens. Tears for Fears, America, and Toto are just a few of the bands we play at 98.7 that will be featured in the annual series. Here's the complete run down...

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Who Knew Michigan Had A ‘Captain Orange’?

This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week, alerting us to the onset of construction season in Michigan. And to remind us to pay attention to construction workers working alongside out highways, the Michigan Department of Transportation has rolled out 'Captain Orange', a construction worker with a bright, easy to see outfit.

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Michigan Man Still Alive On NBC’s ‘The Voice’ With His Booming Joe Cocker-Like Vocals [Video]

 

Laith Al-Saadi doesn't look like any of his fellow competitors on the NBC singing competiton 'The Voice'. He's older, balding and a little paunchy, kind of like a modern day Ben Franklin. And he sings songs from the '60s and '70s.

But man, the dude can sing. Watch him blow the judges away Tuesday with his take on 'With A Little Help From My Friends'. 

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Grand Rapids Resident Confronts Predators With Nerves Of Steel [Video]

You may have read this story about a 23-year-old Grand Rapids man turning over information to the Grand Rapids Police leading to the arrest of several men for allegedly trying to pick up minors online.

One has to wonder whether it's the same guy who has been posting 'To Catch A Predator' style videos to YouTube for years. 

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