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I was born in Duluth, Lived in Nashville. I have also lived in Baton Rouge and the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and traveled around the U.S., so if you want to know my favorite sports team, I've adopted all the teams around where I have lived. I have been working in radio since 1995. I held many odd jobs before I finally got in to radio. I also like to write, produce, and listen to music. I also enjoy movies, volleyball, and fashion (yes, fashion!). I have a younger brother and sister, and they live in Phoenix with my Mom and Dad. I have a son named Sam and spend most of my free time doing things with him. Thank you for listening to me! Without you I wouldn't have a job. I enjoy the paranormal and can share many stories with you, but I would like to hear your story, so email me.
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What Is Your Birth Story, Shari And Chris Born Late On The Same Day

Everyone has a story of the day they were born. A friend of mine was born in the back of a cab on the interstate, just as his Dad arrived. Another friend was born before his Dad could make it to the hospital. There is always a story. Well, Shari and I were born on the same day, and we were both born late. 

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Learn Basic Genealogy And Trace Your Family Tree

Many people have begun to trace their family lines and how they arrived in America lately. Sometimes there is a fair amount of money involved with getting information. Sometimes sifting through it requires work and some people don't know where to start. Here's an opportunity to learn and maybe start your own tree.

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sofia noethe used by permission from Kyleen Joan www.sofianoethe.com
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Vote For Kyleen Joan, Local Model, To Win JetSet Cover Model

Kyleen has been modeling for almost 10 years and lately has been having some bigger success. She has been winning modeling contests at radio stations, magazines, and the latest one trying to be on the cover of Jetset magazine. This is something she is asking for help with. You can vote every day for free, or donate to help kids with cancer for extra.

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Chris Allen
Chris Allen
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Duluth Made NO BLOOD OF MINE Needs Help For More Screenings

"No Blood Of Mine", a movie filmed primarily in Duluth, MN, debuted tonight to a sold out crowd. I know that some more people wanted to see the movie and didn't get tickets before the night sold out. Here's your chance to help the actors and director to get more screenings. Call Marcus Lakes and ask them to play it again, and again, and....you get the idea.

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Grandma’s Marathon Behind The Scenes, The Basement Operation, Who Takes Care Of The Lanyards?

Many things go into the basement at the Grandma's Marathon Headquarters. Beverages for volunteers, hospitality, the DECC, the media center, and many other support volunteers. There are boxes full of things that will be dropped off for different stops or tents for volunteers.

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Grandma’s Marathon Behind The Scenes, Ever Wonder Who Makes Your Race Packet?

You go down to the DECC and you pick up your race packet, it has information about the area, your timing chip, and other things. Where does it come from, who does that. Well, I investigated and was even made to do the line of info. See if I can keep and what is in a packet.

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photo by zach pirolli used by permission by Jamie Houk
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Actress Jamie Houk Talks About Valuable Advice On Becoming An Actress

Jamie Houk is on the verge of hitting the film market with much of her work. She will be featured in a film called "No Blood Of Mine" which is being shown in the Twin Ports. Jamie stopped in to talk during the morning show about how she became an actress and what it takes be one in the Twin Ports and still land some nice roles.

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Do You Rememeber The First Car You Drove? Shari And Chris Take On The World

It's a big step to drive. Do you remember getting in the car to drive for the first time. Was it a good experience? Were you nervous? Most people hop in the car with their parents to learn right after they take a class. I have taught a few people to drive, especially on a stick.

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‘Cruisin’ With Kendra’ Offers Car Heads A Look Into Car Culture

Kendra Sommer got her start in entertainment gaining experience with booking, guests, and how to run a show. She also gained experience in journalism, working at FOX 21 here in Duluth. Kendra gained a love for cars from her Dad and when the opportunity lent itself to start her own show about cars, she saw a demographic that wasn't being served. 

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(Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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Get Your Odds And Ends Together, Bring Them In And Get Them Appraised

Everyone has that painting or small collectors item that may or may not be worth something. Haven't you ever wondered if that painting you have had from Aunt Betsie is really worth money? Well, here's your chance to hear from a professional and all you have to do is bring it in and show them. 

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Chris Allen
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Huskies Home Opener Gets Cold Fast

The Duluth Huskies started the night sunny and somewhat warm, but started to get cold fast, and she score reflected it. After trying to come from behind several times with a few key hits, some sloppy base running and fielding on both sides gave Wilmer the win at the end of the night that was celebrated with fireworks.

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