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I was born in Duluth, grew up here, and then moved away to Nashville. I have lived in many towns and states, so I don't have a real favorite sports team. I have many favorite sports teams. 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 have had a number one song in 3 countries, just not America. 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. My sister has two kids, and my brother is married with dogs. 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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grandma's marathon young atheletes foundation
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Wedneday Night At The Races Continues For 14 And Under To Enjoy Racing

More and more kids are getting involved with running and racing, which I love to see, running helped me exercise and set goals. The Young Athletes Foundation and Grandma’s Marathon are holding the Wednesday night at the races for an introduction or to continue their joy of running. Kids 14 and under can race in a variety of locations, this week it's Griggs Field.

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Historical society submitted
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Your Stuff Could Be A Gold Mine, Antique Appraisal At The Depot

You have the whole Peanuts collection of bars of soap, your Simpson bottle openers are sitting in a drawer, or your Grandmother gave you an odd looking lamp. You wonder if these things could be what you retire on. Maybe you have some collectibles in a box that you've always wondered if there is any money in it.

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Minnesota Vikings v Atlanta Falcons
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Minnesota Vikings Extend Coach Mike Zimmer’s Contract

The Minnesota Vikings extended coach Mike Zimmer's contract yesterday, this is a sign the team is happy with the way he is doing his job. Last year the team went 11-5 and made it to the playoffs, losing to Seattle in a game that looked like they had it won. 

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2008 ESPY Awards - Backstage And Audience
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Brett Favre Will Be Inducted Into Pro Football Hall Of Fame By His Wife

When the Hall of Fame induction takes place August 6th they will induct Brett Favre the former Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings quarterback alongside former offensive lineman Orlando Pace, former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo, late Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, former Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Tony Dungy, Pittsburgh Steelers pass rusher Kevin Greene and wide receiver Marvin Harrison.

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Dennis Green, Former Vikings Coach, Passes Away At The Age Of 67

ESPN is reporting that Dennis Green, who coached the Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals over 13 NFL seasons, died this morning at the age of 67. When he was coach of the Minnesota Vikings he made the playoffs ten times and got to the NFC championship and lost in the infamous missed kick gamble to Atlanta.

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Chris Allen taken at the front door of the radio stations with all morning talent
Chris Allen taken at the front door of the radio stations with all morning talent
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Duluth/Superior Storms Take Radio Stations Off The Air, See Behind The Scenes

It was a very strange start to my morning. I came in and could see we were dark, as I walk in the door, I hear our digital person say, "OK, since we are off the air, we need to tell people that they shouldn't travel, there is no power on. So I taped a message live on facebook to tell people what was happening.

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UPDATE: Anthony Bush Lunch With The History People Cancelled

Anthony Bush played amateur baseball for 19 years. He was a pitching coach for the Proctor Rails for 13 years. He has written for many publications and this Thursday will be speaking at the Ruth Maney room at the Depot. He will be part of Lunch With History People. He will be talking about baseball.

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Prince & 3RDEYEGIRL "HITnRUN" Tour - Montreal
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See Prince Perform A Heavy Hard Rock Version Of Let’s Go Crazy

I heard in the movie School of Rock "Give me a solo that will melt my face off" by Jack Black. Well, this will melt your face off!! This is a huge Hard Rock version of "Let's Go Crazy". Prince is at his best singing and playing and even the band gets to take a little solo on it too.

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John Varvatos 13th Annual Stuart House Benefit Presented By Chrysler With Kids' Tent By Hasbro Studios - Inside
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Van Halen FOR UNLAWFUL CARNAL KNOWLEDGE Turns 25 years Old, Sammy Hagar Remembers

25 years ago, Van Halen dumped their long-time engineer Donn Landee, and brought in Andy Johns, who once engineered Led Zepplin, and then brought in Ted Templeman, who used to produce Van Halen when David Lee Roth was around. They created an album that was a departure from their sound and their subject matter. Sammy Hagar tells how the album got it's name.

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The Trussell Trust Food Bank In Liverpool Distributes Christmas Hampers
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CHUM Food Shelf Summer Challenge to Feed Families

More and more Children go hungry in the summertime. Whenever I hear stories about pets and children, I automatically put my pet and child into the story. Now it's a family thing, and I think I could be in that group very fast. Families are lining up to do a night time shop in the food shelves. The challenge has become bigger for all food shelves but especially for CHUM.

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Chris Allen
Chris Allen
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One Person Made A Difference In My Son’s Life, The Way It Should Be

I took Sam to a Duluth Huskies baseball game, little did I know this would be a big night for him. We ate some food and then watched the beginning of the game from the area by the right field line. He kept saying to me, "Dad, wouldn't that be cool if they hit the ball to me and I caught it and got it signed by the whole team?" Little did he know what was in store for him.

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