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Cool Website With a Ton of Michigan Nostalgia!

I typed a nice little retrospective of Studio 28 today and it's imminent destruction. While finding some research on the old theater, I found an amazing website that features all types of great pictures of Michigan Drive-Ins, Malls, Beaches, and more spanning from the 30's all the way up to the 80's!

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LaughFest Week Kicks Off with Judah Friedlander!

Gilda's LaughFest officially kicks off Thursday at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids with an attempt to set the world record for "most people wearing sunglasses at night."

Cue Cory Hart!

And we here at Classic Hits 98.7 WFGR are doing LaughFest Week week!

Listen to win tickets to see LaughFest shows, hear LaughFest comedians and generally laugh your *** OFF!

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35 Years Ago: Frank Zappa’s ‘Sheik Yerbouti’ Released

On many levels — creative, personal, and business-related — 1979 would go down as a banner year in the long and storied career of Frank Zappa. But perhaps nothing else accomplished during those significant 365 days left as large and lasting an impact as the double album cheekily named ‘Sheik Yerbouti,’ which arrived in stores on March 3.

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Five Years Ago: U2 Releases ‘No Line on the Horizon’

Five years have now come and gone since the release of 'No Line on the Horizon,' U2's 12th and most recent studio album. When it hit stores on March 3, 2009, four years and three months had passed since the Irish rockers had issued their previous record, 'How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb,' marking the longest period between studio releases for the band at the time.

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Wee Difference for March: Children’s Dyslexia Center of West Michigan

This month's Wee Difference orgnaization is the Children's Dyslexia Center of West Michigan.

The Children's Dyslexia Center is a two-prong non-profit organization, helping children with dyslexia and training tutors to help those children.

Classic Hits 98.7 WFGR is spotlighting this great non-profit for March because it's making a Wee Difference!

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Daughter Costs Father $80,000 With Her Facebook Post

Patrick Snay was the former head of a private preparatory school in Miami. At the age of 69, his contract with Gulliver Preparatory School wasn't renewed, which led to a legal battle.

In November 2011, Snay and the school reached an agreement in which Snay would receive $10,000 in back pay and $80,000 as part of a settlement. The Gulliver schools also agreed to pay Snay's attorneys $60,000.

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Weekend Box Office Report: Liam Neeson and ‘Non-Stop’ Battle Jesus and ‘Son of God’

This weekend saw a brutal showdown between Liam Neeson, the current god of action cinema, and Jesus Christ, the current god of millions of human beings.

Since the box office is a "two may enter, but only one may leave" type showdown, the victory ultimately went to Neeson and 'Non-Stop,' which edged out the son of God and his movie, uh, 'Son of God' to win the weekend.

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