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Radio Free Flint Podcast

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Feb. 2, 2022

Judge Duncan M. Beagle Part One

Judge Duncan Beagle is a 3rd generation member of the Genesee County legal profession. He shares growing up in Flint, community a…

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Jan. 25, 2022

Reviving Rust Belt Flint with Phil Hagerman

Philip Hagerman started a real estate and venture investment firm, Sky Point Ventures headquartered in Flint He discusses his $50…

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Jan. 18, 2022

Safetyville USA Part Two

Safetyville, Flint, Michigan, has a special place in the hearts of a lot of Flint area baby boomers. STOP-LOOK-LISTEN remember th…

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June 8, 2021

Flint Poet Laurate Semaj Brown

Poet Semaj Brown is Flint's Poet Laurate. Her work in Flint uses poetry to address literacy problems with lead-poisoned children…

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May 21, 2021

Rico Phillips Helps Hockey Break Barriers to Diversity

Rico Phillips is a retired, 27-year veteran Flint Firefighter. He is also an inspiration!. In 2019, the National Hockey League ho…

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May 6, 2021

Truck Camper Tour: Lake Huron, Tawas Pt

Tawas Point State Park is located on Lake Huron in Northern Michigan near East Tawas, Michigan. The state park encompasses 183 ac…

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May 3, 2021

Gerald Haan and Michigan Lumber Company

Michigan Lumber is a Centennial business in the City of Flint. Gerald Haan, and his daughter Katie are the third and fourth gener…

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April 25, 2021

Author Patricia Majher

Patricia Majher, discusses her books of mini-biographies including three Flint natives, MI; Michael Moore, Jim Abbott, and Sara E…

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April 18, 2021

The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water Crisis (ft. Anna Clark)

Anna Clark is an accomplished author and journalist. In The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy , Anna's …

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April 14, 2021

Jermaine Reese, PhD

Jermaine Reese, spent eighteen years as a Flint Police Officer. He shares his policing career, its highs and lows. He patrolled t…

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April 4, 2021

Michael Jablonski

Grand Blanc, MI attorney and businessman Michael Jablonski is an entrepreneurial success. Jablonski shares stories from his busin…

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March 28, 2021

Joel Bye and the Blue Hawaiians Band

Joel Bye and his band the Blue Hawaiians are legendary amongst Michigan music fans. Joel shares the colorful history of the band …

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March 21, 2021

William S. Ballenger III

William S. Ballenger III of Flint, Michigan is a descendant of one of the founders of Buick, Chevrolet Motor Car Company, General…

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March 14, 2021

Pete Flanders, Musical Memories

Pete "Fat Cat" Flanders is perhaps one of the best remembered radio personalities in the Mid-Michigan media market. He is the ow…

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March 11, 2021

Flint Community Schools (ft Norm Bryant)

Norman Bryant is a former President of Flint Board of Education. At 85 years of age, he shares the history of the Flint Community…

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March 8, 2021

Joel Feick: Life After Television

Local news anchor Joel Feick stepped down from local television news after 35 years. He left familiar seat as "The People's News …

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March 8, 2021

Arlene Crane-Curns: 93 Year Old Author Shares Her Story

At 90 years old Arlene Crane-Curns, who has lived almost a century, authored a book! In Homemade Noodles and Cars, Arlene tells …

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March 4, 2021

The KKK and Flint, Michigan 1920-2020

The KKK has been very active in Flint, Michigan since at least the 1920's. Michigan has been a hotbed for white nationalist and …

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Feb. 28, 2021

Fighting the Poll Tax with Attorney Robert Segar

This Black History Month podcast is in honor of and dedicated to Evelyn Thomas Butts and her attorney Robert Segar of Flint, Mich…

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Feb. 4, 2021

Former neo-Nazi Leader Charts an Unusual Path

Ryan Lo'Ree, is the former leader of the Rollingwood Skins a white nationalist gang. He participated in this interview. Flint has…

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Feb. 1, 2021

Daniel J. Clark: Your Grandpa's 1950's Auto Industry

Daniel Clark, Professor of Business at Oakland University, establishes in his book; Disruption in Detroit: Autoworkers and the El…

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Jan. 17, 2021

Ang Adamzcik: Arts & Scraps

Ang Adamzcik is executive director of Detroit, MI non-profit Arts & Scraps, whose mission is to use recycled industrial scraps to…

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Jan. 10, 2021

The Bath Schoolhouse Bombing, with author John Smolens

Author John Smolens is an award winning novelist whose historical fiction Day of Days tells the story of the tragic and shocking …

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Dec. 31, 2020

Country Music Capital of the North (ft David Norris)

broadcaster David O. Norris shares memories of a career in public and country radio broadcasting. Norris shares how Flint came to…

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