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Chris Allen

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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Is The Man In This Video Chris Allen’s Doppelganger?

I'm cruising the internet looking for a certain Prince video and I saw a man in the thumbnail that looked like me. I checked out the video and even I think he looks like me, especially now that I have been on stage playing guitar, even his guitar looks like mine. The more I watch the video the more I think it's me.

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Sign A Petition To Bring Back Minnesota North Stars History

Joel Potter lives in Wisconsin, but came from Minnesota and never forgets the history of watching North Stars games on TV and the old Met Center. Joel has started a petition to get back the old name and history of the Minnesota North Stars from the Dallas Stars and wants your help.

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Chris Allen
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Hoghead Festival In Proctor: How Much Fun Did Chris Allen Have?

The music was great, the drinks were flowing and I was able to meet many new people at Hoghead in Proctor. I have made it a priority to meet facebook friends and put a personality to a face. To become a real friend. I was also in Proctor to bring on the bands. So here is my documentation of the night in pictures.

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Sue Matuszak
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Kaylee Matuszak Talks Career, College, Music, and Releasing a CD

Kaylee Matuszak was in the morning show this morning to talk about her music, and even perform for us. She recently graduated from Hermantown High School and excelled at many things including sports and music. Her Dad Brian Matuszak is very well known in the area for his performing skills and I can see passed some of them on to Kaylee.

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By: Mark Mainz GettyImages
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What Is The Real Reason Rick Moranis Didn’t Appear In Ghostbusters Reboot And Disappeared

Rick Moranis was the only major cast member missing from Ghostbusters Reboot this past year. He has even kind of disappeared from Hollywood altogether. The first thing that happened was he lost his wife and had to care for his children. What does he miss?

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Schwamee Sees An Upset In The First Week Of NFL Pre-Season

Talking with the KOOL Schwamee this morning and he sees the Minnesota Vikings doing well this season and talked about the depth of the team and it's going to be hard to make cuts. Even though the Packers will be upset on Friday, they are going to have a good season too. Look for each of them to fight it out at the end again.

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Grandma’s Marathon Has Cancelled Wednesday Night At The Races Tonight, Complete Schedule Posted

Tonight the Wednesday night at the Races for tonight, citing the inclement weather and unfavorable course conditions. The event was to take place at Duluth's Lincoln Park Middle School.  The plan is to continue the rest of the schedule.

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Bayfront Blues Festival, Tommy Castro Talks Early Years And The Impact Duluth Makes On Blues Musicians

I got the opportunity to talk to Tommy Castro about his appearance here in Duluth at the Bayfront, and also asked him some questions about the early years and who helped shape his sound. The thing that surprised me was what he had to say about playing the festival and what it means to the Blues community.

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