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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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Looking Forward to the Next Holiday Weekend: Labor Day

The summer is midway through practically, although it's only mid-July.

That's what we get for starting the season with Memorial Day instead of the official start of summer with the summer solstice.

Soon, Labor Day will be upon us here in West Michigan, which means a long, last weekend of summer and more time off for the rank and file.

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Cheer On U.S. Men’s Soccer Team Outside Today in GR! [Video]

The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team plays in one its most important international games in a long time when it takes on Belgium today in the World Cup.

And you, being the fun-loving patriotic American that you are, can cheer the team on in Grand Rapids!

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June 17, 1994: We All Had Some O.J. [Video]

I remember June 17, 1994, like it was yesterday.

I lived in Gaylord, and it was 97 degrees that Friday. I stayed the night in an air conditioned hotel room and watched the whole thing on TV like everyone else did. I still can hear the police officer on TV say: "The Los Angeles Police Department, right now, is actively searching for Mr. (O.J.) Simpson” and could hear the audible gasps and whistles from the media. It was a bombshell no one had anticipated.

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‘Goonies’ Director Richard Donner: ‘Sequel is Happening’ [Video]

The 1985 movie "The Goonies" is comedy adventure about a band of young boys finding a treasure map and embarking on a magical trek.

The cast included Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Corey Feldman, Jeff Cohen, Jonathan Key Huan, Martha Plimpton and Keri Green. The story was by Steven Spielberg, the screenplay was written by Christopher Columbus and the movie was directed by Richard Donner.

Breaking news: Donner tells TMZ a "sequel is happening."

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U.S. Postal Services Unveils Jimi Hendrix Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service was at center stage today at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, with the dedication and release of the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp.

Recognized as one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century, Hendrix displayed an innovative style that embraced the influences of rock, R&B, modern jazz and the blues.

The Hendrix stamp goes on sale today at post offices nationwide; online from the U.S. Postal Service or eBay; or by calling (800) 782-6724.

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Jim Gaffigan Invented The Dunkin’ Donuts Donut Egg Sandwich.

Want proof? Thanks to a listener, the proof is right here. Gaffigan, who has been in town for Laughfest recently, did a stand up routine in 2004. Almost 10 years ago. In the routine he spelled it out. Almost ingredient by sweet delicious ingredient. I think there could be some royalty checks coming Mr Gaffigan's way soon.

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