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Chris Allen

A little about me, I was born in Duluth. My Grandpa Irv got me started in radio showing me reel to reel and I used to make shows with my sister for him to listen to. 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 like anything paranormal, got a story? Send it to me.
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(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
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Top 5 Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks

The Minnesota Vikings finally have someone who looks like they could carry this team in Teddy Bridgewater. Some people think this could finally be the guy that will be the next starting quarterback for many years, someone to build the team around.  Who are the top 5 starting quarterbacks over the years?

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grandma's marathon submitted artwork
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William A Irvin 5k Registration Opens Thursday March 12

Grandma's Marathon announced registration will be open for the 22nd annual William A. Irvin 5K this Thursday, March 12th, beginning at 12:01 a.m. This year's field will be limited to the first 2,000, just like last year.

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By: Erika Goldring Getty Images Entertainment
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How Good Is John Oates, Listen To Him Sing “She’s Gone” With Just A Guitar

John Oates doesn't get enough credit for the singing he does in Hall and Oates over the years. In the times past their prime, each of the two men has done solo engagements and each has done solo records.

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Nick Cooper TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper TSM Duluth
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Now That The Minnesota State Boys Hockey Tournament Is Over, The All-Hair Hockey Team

This is pure genius, there were so many kids at the tourney this year with long hair. Personally, I thought Hermantown had the best hair, but that's up for debate.  The guy who put this together put a lot of reverb on his voice, I don't know why, but that kind of adds to the style of this video.

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(Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
(Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
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10 Things You Should Never Tweet, EVER

Everyone is in to tweeting what they are doing right now. If you have enough followers like the celebrities, it can be fun. Do we really care about everything you are up to.  I don't care about things big stars are up to, do we really want a picture of you with no make up in the tub?

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What Would “You Make My Dreams” Sound Like Without Daryl Hall, Hear John Oates Sing It His Way

While at St. Jude hospital this past January we were treated to a songwriters night, and one of the songwriters was John Oates of Hall and Oates. He sang "You Make My Dreams" in a blues version.

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Here’s The Little Red Wagon, St Jude Makes It An Adventure For Kids

As we talk about things the St Jude Hospital needs, we will mention the little red wagons. I was able to get a picture of one just about to take a child to treatment. This is one of the the things that makes the place special.

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