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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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When It Is Okay To Sleep With Someone Other Than Your Spouse

In society today, we frown on people sleeping with someone other than their spouse. In fact, sometimes it happens right under your nose. Sometimes your spouse may want to curl up and spoon with someone else, and I say....It's okay!!

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(Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
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David Lee Roth Says Van Halen Working On A Secret Project, I Think

David Lee Roth is not a man of few words. In fact, sometimes he talks so much I get lost in what he is saying. He does like to hear his voice and he loves to talk. In this episode of The Roth Show, he says what he has been up to and what Van Halen is doing.

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(Photo by Mark Large - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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Demolition Of The KDLH Building Begins May 5, Traffic To Change

Demolition of the old KDLH buiding will start tomorrow to make way for the new Maurices Building and new parking ramp. That means traffic will look different and so will the pedestrian areas. Here's the plan as it stands so far.

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(Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon)
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Former UMD Hockey Player Matt Niskanen Butt Of Jimmy Fallon Joke

Jimmy Fallon does a great bit on the Tonite Show in which he gives out silly awards to sports figures during the playoffs, typically when they would win best defense awards. Jimmy picks on someone we know from UMD, Matt Niskanen.

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(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Springtime Means Cleaning, And Checking Your Alarms And Batteries

We are finally losing some of the snow, with all the fast melting, we have some dry conditions on our hands. Now is a good time to check all your safety alarms. Have your fire extinguisher checked, check your smoke alarm, make sure batteries are fresh.

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(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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With Everything So Dry, Burning Permits Must Be Applied For, Where To Get Them

I'm hearing on the news that you need to get burning permits in order to burn paper or tree limbs. It's very dangerous right now with all the melting and exposed dry leaves and trees. A burning permit grants the individual holder the right to burn small amounts of dry leaves, plant clippings, brush, and clean untreated-unpainted wood as long as weather conditions do not pose a fire hazard.

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Frisky, supplied by Animal Allies
Frisky, supplied by Animal Allies
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This Animal Allies Pet Of The Week Is Frisky, Really

Steph sent me the latest Pet of The Week, and this one is Frisky, literally!!Just a quick note, Animal Allies is trying to raise $50,000 before May 11, if they do it, Amzoil will donate $5000. Also, they are looking for Cat stuff. A list is posted at animal allies.net.

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Duluth Denfeld Facebook used by permission
Duluth Denfeld Facebook used by permission
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Duluth Denfeld Shows Their Hunter Pride In This Good Time Lip Sync

Even the Mayor is involved. This creative video and lip sync is turned in by the students of Denfeld to show off their Hunter Pride. Involving just about all the staff and students. I want to show it off because I love when students are creative. I am an old Central Trojan, but Kudos to the Hunters on a great video.

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(Photo by Evans/Three Lions/Getty Images)
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Watch This Funny Southwest Flight Attendant Make Everyone’s Flight Fun

How many times have you paid attention when they announce the safety features on the plane. Yea, I glance up, but most of the time I am helping one of my kids get situated. I should be paying attention. This flight attendant from Southwest Airlines figured out a way to entertain and make people pay attention.

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(Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
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Add The Veterans Memorial Hall 5k Fun Run, To your Runner’s List This Year

Now that the Fitgers 5k has been run, that signals the start of the season. You can start picking your races and putting them on the calendar. This one is a little different, all proceeds benefit Veterans’ Memorial Hall, a program of St. Louis County Historical Society.

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