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The Advice From Every Graduation Speech Condensed Into One Video

This morning on the Jojo Show, I played a tribute to the Class of 2016, which consisted of snippets from famous graduation speeches merged into one short, concise speech. I had a lot of folks request a copy, so I put it together in a video so you can share it.

Presenting the all purpose graduation speech.

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This Brady Bunch Disco Tribute Is A Melting Pot of Bad ’70s Pop Culture [Video]

The short lived Brady Bunch Variety Hour was panned by critics, but in one shining moment, they may have given the best snapshot of '70s pop culture ever.

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Top Five Michigan Summer Scenic Drives [Photos]

We love driving in Michigan for two reasons: we invented the automobile, and we have the most beautiful state to drive around in.

So here are my top five picks for the best summer drives in the state. 

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Serena Williams' Pre-ESPYs House Party
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It’s Time To Get Creative With Your Grill

If you think grills are only made to cook burgers, dogs, and steaks…think again. There’s no limit to what can be masterfully flame broiled.

Barbequed cocktails? Betcha never heard of those before now. 

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Boy’s Adorable Bond With The Trashman [Video]

Yesterday, we told you about a West Side boy's love of law enforcement, today there's video of a little boy who loves and lives to watch the garbage get picked up every week.

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The Top Five West Michigan Beaches to Visit This Summer

You can feel it. A little anyway. Summer is almost here, and it's time to start thinking about some tasty waves and the sweet smell of SPF 40 sun screen.

Here’s five beaches worth making the drive from Grand Rapids to visit.  I’ve included some old favorites, and at least one hidden gem (that I guess won’t be hidden anymore).

All of these are within about an hour’s drive from the Grand Rapids Metropolitan area.

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The Lazy Man’s Guide To Getting Free Food On Your Birthday

Don’t let a tight budget ruin your birthday, there are ways to get free food! And you don't even have to work hard for it, just fire up your computer. 

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Lymphoma and Leukemia Society’s Man and Woman Of the Year Candidates Explain Their Passion For Fundraising [Video]

Steve Schmuker and Kathy Uzarski are candidates for the local title of Man and Woman of the Year, a fundraising competition to help cure Lymphoma and Leukemia.

They joined the Jojo Show this morning to tell us the reasons why they give of themselves in an effort to rid the world of these cancers.

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Food Bank Of New York City Can Do Awards 2016 Hosted By Michael Strahan And Mario Batali - Arrivals
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Bon Jovi Gives Back [Video]

Jon Bon Jovi is a Jersey boy. He grew up not far from Toms River, and when he heard the town's citizens were having a hard go of it, he pitched in to help.

Jon and his wife,Dorothea Bongiovi, have teamed up with local charities and fellow philanthropists to open a hunger center in Toms River hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.

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Top Five State Park Summer Camping Locations In Michigan

I know you're thinking -- 'Jojo, it's way too cold to go camping just yet', and you're right. Unless you're me. I love freezing to death slowly in my cheap tent.

Even if you hate spring camping, now is the time to make those camping reservations if you're to have any chance at the best state park camp sites in Michigan this summer. Here's my Top Five. 

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The Most Popular Baby Names of 2015

While celebrities continue to give their babies unique names like Luna or James for a girl, it seems the average mom and dad are sticking to classic monikers.

Plus, what names are the most popular here in Michigan? 

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Grand Rapids Football Club Teams With Whitecaps For ‘Futbol At The Ballpark’

To say that pro soccer in Grand Rapids has been a success would be an understatement. The fledgling GRFC has already moved up a division in the pro soccer establishment, and now they're planning a big game out at Fifth Third Park.

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