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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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Dreams Do Come True, KOOL 101.7 And Make-A-Wish Help Kayla Get Her Wish

Kayla Fuller is from Esko and came in to be on the 7 In A Row Morning Show, and became a DJ for the day. Kayla's wish was for some DJ equipment, but I'll tell you about that later. The Day started with Kayla wearing a full face blind fold and was escorted into the radio station.

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Brandon Moe Is Going Back To State Lifting Championships

Brand Moe went to the State Championships last year and brought back the gold. We are all proud of him, and in his true Champion form, he is going back to defend his title.

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Q and A Buffet, Watch The Process Of Making A Pizza At Do North Pizza

While we were filming Q an A Buffet, I had the opportunity to watch a Pizza being made, which I thought was kind of interesting. I know how to make a Pizza but to watch someone that does it for a living was quite fun.

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Try A New Burger Recipe Called Tiny Bubbles, Q and A Buffet At Do North Pizza

Whenever Matt and I get together we talk about food, so this time was no different. We got together at Do North Pizza to talk Pizza, Food, and a cool Dessert. The owner, who claimed he was camera shy, keeps appearing on camera.

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Why Did Dave Grohl Avoid Talking About Kurt Cobain?

Dave Grohl is undeniably a major talent in rock music. When Dave first started Foo Fighters, he would not take questions about Nirvana and Kurt Cobain. Most people felt he was doing it as a publicity stunt. That was not the reason.

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How Does Weird Al Decide What To Parody? Inside His Writing Process

Weird Al Yankovic just had the number one album in the country. Some of us grew up on him being a staple on the Dr. Demento show. Weird Al has changed styles and parodied rappers, hip hop, rock, and just about every style. The thing that has made him stick around for so long is preparation, and changing with the times while staying true to himself.

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A Panda, Who Is A Dog, Looking For Forever Home, Animal Allies Pet Of The Week

Talked to Carrie on the phone from Animal Allies about a pet adoption this morning. One thing she mentioned is that it's hard to match a pet to an owner. Make sure the person you are buying for wants a pet. The best idea is to get a gift certificate and let the person come in and pick out their own pet.

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The NFL Means Not For Long If All Their Current Problems Continue

Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson seem to be the tip of the ice berg lately with all the cheating and other charges. On Monday Johnny Manzel, the number one pick from Cleveland put himself in treatment. Everyone saw the signs coming, he parties all the time, doesn't show up to practice. He has to be commended for checking himself in, though.

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Are You Sitting On A Million Dollars, Or Fifty Cents? Antique Appraisal At The Depot

Everyone has that thing on the mantel, on a shelf, or in the corner, that you brag you inherited or found at a yard sale that looks like it could have been part of history. Now you can find out the truth about the piece.

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What Does It Take To Run The Aerial Lift Bridge? Job Opening Right Now

Who hasn't watched the Aerial Lift Bridge go up and down and wonder, who lives in the house on the bridge, and wouldn't it be cool to be the person that runs the bridge? Well, you could.

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Want To Go Skating? Duluth Bayfront Rink Is Back Open To The Public

It's been a rough winter. We have had some cold temps and some not so cold temps. It has made it easy to visit Bentleyville this past holiday season, but hard to skate. There have been many issued statements from Duluth telling people not to use the ice rink.

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