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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. Read More: JoJo Girard Joins Classic Hits 98.7 WFGR as Morning Show Host | http://wfgr.com/jojo-girard-joins-classic-hits-98-7-wfgr-as-morning-show-host/?trackback=tsmclip
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The Rapid’s New Silver Line Promises More Efficient Commute [Infographic/Video]

Monday marks the debut of The Rapid's new $39 million Silver Line, which is described as the area's first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT).

The bottom line is this: You'll be able to get from 60th Street to Michigan Street NE and the Medical Mile in less than a half hour. That is 40 percent faster than you can get there using current bus routes with The Rapid.

And like everything else in Grand Rapids -- Beer City USA, there's a brew to celebrate the occasion!

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Bo Schembechler Would Not Have Approved: Michigan Football to Wear All Blue Uniforms

The University of Michigan has announced its will wear all blue uniforms for the Wolverines' night football game with Penn State on Oct. 11 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.

Michigan already has the classiest uniform in all of sports.

Why would you mess with that? 

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Top 100 Party Schools For 2014-15 Includes U-M, MSU, Central Michigan

The Top 100 Party Schools List is in!

Each year, students and alumni wait for the top party schools list to be released, hoping that they will have something to celebrate.

The best party schools list was recently released by Fiesta Frog, revealing the 100 schools in the United States that party the most.

The University of Michigan, Michigan State, and Central Michigan make this list, which seems a little more real than the list put out by The Princeton Review.

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Photo by Elsa/Getty Images
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Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Joins Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen On Forbes’ Celebrity 100

Grand Rapids native and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., hit the top 10 and the music group Bon Jovi continues to have star power in the latest Forbes Celebrity 100 list.

The rundown reflects celebrities' power and influence based on media exposure, marketability, and career earnings over the past 12 months. 

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Bad News For Your Fourth of July Weekend: Gasoline Prices Hit Six-Year Holiday High

Expect to pay more at the pump this summer.

Conflicts in Iraq have caused gas to go up substantially.

According to AAA, 41 million people are expected to hit the road during this Fourth of July weekend, and experts say get ready to pay more at the pump.

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Davenport University Grad Gets Do-Over Back Flip on ‘Steve Harvey Show’ [Video]

Bobby Blank, of Holland, became a viral video sensation in April when he face planted while attempting a back flip at Davenport University's graduation ceremonies at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.

On Tuesday, he received another chance.

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Miguel Cabrera Inks Long-Term Deal With Detroit Tigers: Is It Worth It?

Today in Lakeland, Fla., the Detroit Tigers announced that first baseman Miguel Cabrera was signed to a long term deal worth $248 million over eight years.

That means Miggy, counting the two years left on his old contract, will stay in Motown through 2024.  

While baseball experts say the deal may backfire on the team in the future, what do you think?

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Now That Winter’s Over (Almost), Prepare For the Next Season In Michigan: Road Construction

As the old joke goes, there are two seasons in Michigan: winter and road construction.

The Michigan Department of Transportation has released a comprehensive list of where the orange barrels will be blooming this spring and summer in the Grand Rapids area.

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