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Jojo Girard

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.
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Former Tiger Pitchers Win BOTH Cy Young Awards

Tigers fans were left wondering what could have been when both the National and American Cy Young Awards, significant of the best pitching, went to former Tiger pitchers.

Current Tiger pitcher Justin Verlander came in second in the American League voting, but at least he has supermodel Kate Upton to console him.

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Category: Michigan News, News, Sports
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Watch This 1985 Fashion Show at The North Kent Mall and Be Left Speechless [Video]

You DO remember the North Kent Mall don't you?

This little gem of a video of the Uniquely You models from 1985 is a sheer time trip back to the awful fashions we considered so cool back then.

This fashion show has it all -- '80s fashions, mullets, vogueing (before it was cool), and the gosh darn NORTH KENT MALL!!!!!

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NCAA FOOTBALL: NOV 12 Michigan at Iowa
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Despite Losing, Michigan Still At Number 3 In The College Football Playoff Rankings

The Michigan Wolverines proved an old college football adage to be true, if you're going to lose in the regular season, lose to an unranked opponent on the road.

But when it's all said and done, they still have to beat Ohio State in Columbus to get in the playoffs.

Undefeated Western Michigan, meanwhile, got hosed for no good reason.

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Category: Michigan News, News, Sports
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Michigan Modern: A New Book Honors Steelcase And Herman Miller’s Day In The Sun

I remember when I was a kid growing up on the east side of the state, Grand Rapids always meant one thing: furniture.

The industry here has suffered a bit lately, but in those last glory years of Michigan furniture making, their design aesthetic was among the cutting edge of its time.

A new book honors that era that spawned the Michigan Modern design aesthetic.

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Eastern Michigan Will Wear ‘Election Day’ Helmets Encouraging You To Vote

The Eastern Michigan Eagles play in the Mid-American Conference, which sold their soul to the devil (ESPN) and forces its teams to play Tuesday night games.

That means the Eagles will play in Muncie, Ind. on Election Night. So why not turn it into a civics lesson and wear helmets encouraging everyone watching to go vote?

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Where Is The Top Location For Scattering Cremated Ashes In Michigan?

There was a bunch of stories about cremated remains causing issues in this week's news. So I decided to find out where the top spot was in Michigan was for scattering a loved one's remains. It turns out, it's not that far away.

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