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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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UPDATE: Beware Scammers Know Your Family, Scam Plays At Your Heartstrings

My friend's Mother was almost scammed with this old phone scam that preys on your heartstrings. Don't be afraid to ask questions, and don't be fooled by the smooth talker. I have updated this story because of new information I have discovered.

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Is There Such A Thing As A Safe Gun, Watch What This Teen Has Invented

The gun debate goes on and on in congress, in the world, and in public. Everyone has an argument for having guns or limiting rights for guns. What this teen has come up with may resonate on both sides of the argument.

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Olympian, Grandma’s Marathon Comentator, Carrie Tolefson Highlights Fitgers 5k

Carrie Tollefson has a lot of running experience and is also one of our voices for the radio broadcast of Grandma's Marathon. She also has her own show on the internet on her website.

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Animal Allies Looking To Place Charlie Brown In A Forever Home

Daryl is the new person at Animal Allies to talk to us about pets that need a new forever home. He was talking about a few things coming up and let us know who our new pet of the week is, and it's got a familiar name.

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What Happens If You Don’t File Your Taxes By April 15th

A friend of mine was stressing because they weren't done with their taxes and took the day off to finish them. They didn't want to miss the April 15th deadline. So I went online to see what happens and how much trouble you could get in.

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What Happens When A Rescued Dog Has To Say Goodbye To His Trainer

There's a program called castaways that rescues dogs by using inmates to train them and give them confidence. There are thousands of stories of dogs being rescued and trained to go back in the world with confidence and become someone's dog.

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How Do They Get Those Shots, Deadliest Catch Season 11 Hits The Air, See Behind The Scenes

One of my favorite shows is back on the air. Deadliest Catch, one of the highest rated reality shows on the air today. It follows a fleet of crab fishing ships to show the tough life and capture their hard work and hard life.

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It Must Be Spring, Time To “Raise The Roses”, And Your Help Is Requested.

The City Of Duluth Parks And Maintenance staff is requesting your help at the annual "Raising Of The Roses" in the Rose Garden on London Road. Staff will be there to teach you the Minnesota way and offer tips for growing as you help make the Duluth landmark look good.

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Fitgers 5k This Saturday, Full Details On Traffic and Parking Restrictions

On Saturday the Fitgers 5K race gets underway about 9 am. While the race only takes up an hour or so to complete, traffic has to be diverted for the area. Duluth Police are asking for motorists to obey the detours, and do not park in the marked off areas.

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st louis historical society photo used by permission
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Free Antique Appraisal Back At The Depot April 15, Just In Time For Tax Season

Free Antique appraisal at the Depot is back on Wednesday, April 15, 2015! The St. Louis County Historical Society has arranged for Dan Sershon of Northland Estate Services and Denny Mager of Northern Specialty, will return from noon until 3 PM in the Great Hall.

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