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Chris Allen

A little about me, I was born in Duluth. My Grandpa Irv got me started in recording, showing me reel to reel and other tricks of the trade. That's when the bug hit me. I wanted to talk on the radio. He used to play old broadcasts of Philadelphia Radio for me to listen to. I started in radio in 1996 doing overnights and eventually moved up to mornings. I enjoy music, both listening and writing it. My Favorite artists are Van Halen, Michael W. Smith, Def Leppard, Evanescense, Garth Brooks, Gary Allan, Sara Evans, Kellie Pickler, The Beatles.....ok, I could go on and on here, basically, I like good music no matter what it is. My favorite movies are, ‘The Crow’, ‘Forrest Gump’, ‘Stealing Home’, and ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’. My favorite color is Black; my fav food is mac and cheese with turkey burger in it. I am married, with two boys JJ (10) and Sam (4)
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Take A Virtual Tour Of Duluth

I have noticed some of the Big cities have virtual tours of some of their touristy things. You can tour buildings or historic sites. With all the natural beauty and the variety of places to go, I always thought every city ought to have a virtual tour.

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picture from L A KISS used by permission from miller pr
picture from L A KISS used by permission from miller pr
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L. A. KISS Have Two Wins And One Loss During Inagural Season

L A KISS are off to a good start so far this season. Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS have been doing their job promoting the team. I have to say they've done a great job with the look of the team too. I have talked to people who aren't fans of KISS and love the team or the jerseys.

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(Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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Antique Appraisal In One Week At The Depot

Spring cleaning can make you some well deserved dollars. Who knows, you have a few boxes and it has stuff in 'em. You don't know what, you just know it's old stuff passed down from family members. What may look like a junky salt and pepper shaker could be worth some money.

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(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)
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Comedian John Pinette Dead At The Age Of 50

John Pinette, a stand-up comedian, was found dead of natural causes yesterday in Pittsburgh. Officials say he was discovered by family members in a hotel room. Pinette, is most famous for making jokes about his weight. Most famous for "You Go Now" about a chinese buffet.

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(Photo by Neville Hopwood/Getty Images)
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Mick Jagger Has Fun With U2 and Fergie On This Version Of “Gimme Shelter”

Sometimes you catch it in their eyes or smile, when a musician is having REAL fun. Obviously, they love what they do, but there are those moments when you catch the look.

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(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Darth Vader Wants To Be President of Ukraine

Darth Vader, with a few stormtroopers, appeared in the Ukraine and gave a speech essentially putting his helmet in the race for the President of the Ukraine. Darth Vader is the official candidate of the Ukrainian Internet Party (UIP), which wants to make everything digital with free computer classes for all.

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todd austin used by permission
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Freaky Fast Friday Favorite Five, Chris Allen’s Favorite Guitar Players

This weeks Freaky Fast Friday Favorite Five is going to be a strange one. I put a couple of really good guitar players in there that I have seen, and one that did something so different during the 80s that he needs to be in the conversation.

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(Photo by Tom Lynn/Getty Images)
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Emergency Items To Have In Your Car For Winter Storms

Winter is not letting go of the Northland, having said that, we are approaching a large storm that will potentially drop a lot of snow on this area. What if you are caught somewhere and getting out of your car is not an option.

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(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
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Tax Forms Are No Longer Available At Libraries, Get Them At This Government Link

Now that we are in the month of April, tax deadline is just a couple of weeks away, have you finished your taxes? If you still do them long hand, you can no longer get tax forms at libraries. Minnesota Tax forms are pretty much obolete, people can print them from websites and tax programs.

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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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What Would You Do If You Won A Lot Of Money, New Lottery Winner Says Leave Me Alone

B Raymond Buxton came forward on April Fools day to claim his $425 million dollar prize. He asked that the media leave him alone, that the public leave him alone, and that he is allowed to live in private. Is that acceptable in today's society?

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