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98.7 WFGR’s Greatest Hits of 2014

It's been a year, hasn't it?

Well, take a look back with some perspective at Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR's top topics for 2014, our greatest hits.

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Central Michigan Loses 49-48 to Western Kentucky in Popeyes Bahamas Bowl After Trailing by 35 [Video]

An exciting comeback fell just short as Central Michigan failed to convert on a two-point conversion with no time left and lost to Western Kentucky, 49-48.

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Defense Logistics Agency Feeds U.S. Troops For the Holidays

U.S. military service members deployed away from home will still enjoy a hearty Christmas meal, with all the trimmings, thanks to the efforts of Defense Logistics Agency troop support subsistence efforts.

More than 31,000 pounds of beef, 21,000 pounds of ham, 29,000 pounds of turkey, 840 gallons of eggnog and 6,000 pies are already on hand to feed American service members in Afghanistan on Christmas Day, said Anthony Amendolia, customer operations chief for Europe and the Middle East region.

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Survey Shows Nearly Half of Americans Are Late Christmas Gift Shoppers

Aren't done with your Christmas shopping yet?

Well, join the crowd.

According to a just-released Harris Poll survey, millions of Americans are waiting until the last minute to complete their holiday shopping.

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Nintendo, Ebates, Mazda and Amazon Top Holiday Ads In Survey

Ace Metrix has unveiled its top 10 holiday commercials.

Nintendo, Ebates, Mazda and Amazon topped the list.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Wins Fight

As expected, ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ won the weekend, but a quick examination of the actual numbers makes this victory feel just a little hollow. The same goes for ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ and ‘Annie,’ both of which took second and third place without putting forward particularly impressive numbers. Yep, the holiday box office looked just a little rough this weekend.

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Craig Ferguson’s Last ‘The Late Late Show’ Is Priceless [Video]

Craig Ferguson's last "The Late Late Show" was Friday night. And the end of the CBS show was vintage Ferguson.

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Your 2014 College Football Playoff and Bowl Games Guide [Video]

The first college football playoff highlights this year's bowl season. Here is the complete lineup of games so you can plan your TV viewing habits accordingly.

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‘The End of the Tour’ World Premiere Is January 23 at Sundance Film Festival

"The End of the Tour" will make its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Jan. 23, 2015.

The film, which stars Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel, was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014. 

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It’s Free Shipping Day!

Believe it or not, there’s still time to order those last minute Christmas gifts and have them under the tree by Christmas. And today you can order them and have them shipped for free!

More than 1,000 retailers are participating in Free Shipping Day on Thursday.

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Sony Pictures Entertainment Cancels Christmas Release of ‘The Interview’ [Video]

Following today’s release of a message sent from the mysterious group responsible for the massive Sony hack, the company has now informed theater owners that they can opt out of screening ‘The Interview’ if they are concerned about the terrorist threat. Although the Department of Homeland Security responded by saying they could find “no credible info” on planned attacks, Sony has decided to place the decision to screen the film in the hands of theater executives.

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Founders Brewing Co. Goes Global with Spanish Investor

Grand Rapids' Founders Brewing Co. now has an international investor.

Founders announced Wednesday that Mahou San Miguel brewery in Spain, will be their new partner.

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