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I was born in Duluth, Lived in Nashville. I have also lived in Baton Rouge and the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and traveled around the U.S., so if you want to know my favorite sports team, I've adopted all the teams around where I have lived. 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 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. I have a son named Sam and spend most of my free time doing things with him. 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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If You Could Bring Back Any Dead Artist, Who Would It Be? Shari And Chris Take On The World

Which of your favorite artists would you bring back if you could? Would it be a favorite? With so many great artists lost, it's an interesting question if you also try to explain the reason why. Shari and I even tell why we picked the artists we did, and Shari challenged me not to bring back Prince. Who do we choose?

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Why Did Adrian Peterson Choose The New Orleans Saints? Extra KOOL With Chris Allen

I talked a little bit about this on the air this morning, but I wanted to talk more about it. I am seeing online that people think Adrian Peterson chose the New Orleans Saints because he wanted to come to Minnesota and rub our noses in the fact that we didn't pick up his option and cut him. I don't think so.

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Adrian Peterson Could Be A Saint, And Return For Viking Opener

Yahoo! Sports and ESPN are both reporting that Adrian Peterson is going to be a New Orleans Saint. After a humbling tour with only 3 teams the Saints made an offer. Adrian claims this team has a chance to make it to the Super Bowl, my opinion is that he had to take the best team that would pay him the most. He will apparently sign for $3 million plus incentives, much less than the $14 million he was going to earn. 

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Watch This NHL Hockey Player Try To Pull Off Figure Skating Moves

NHL player Bret Hedican is married to Kristi Yamaguchi. The two wear different kinds of skates. One wears hockey, the other wears figure skates. Watch as Krisi teaches Bret how to use his edges and skate on figure skates. You would think that someone who skates on ice at the speeds he does would be able to pull this off.

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New Prince Music Blocked From Release, Hear The Song

Prince was an artist well known for recording on a whim, and recording a lot. Many people who have visited Prince's home and studio, Paisley Park, have said every room is wired to record and Prince is known to have a guitar strapped around himself so if he gets an ides he could record it. A former engineer of Prince's claims he has music from Prince that he has permission to release. 

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Fitgers 5k, Meet Kate Kucinski, What Happens Behind The Scenes

Kate Kucinski is the Public Relations Director for Grandma's Marathon, which means she handles any races that are associated with Grandma's Marathon and the Young Athletes Foundation. Kate is hard to talk to on race day because she has so much to do. So do all the volunteers for the race. 

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Year After Earthquake In Haiti, The Impoverished Country Continues To Struggle With Rebuilding
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Do Men Really Know What Giving Birth Feels Like? Shari And Chris Take On The World

Men have no idea what a woman goes through when she is giving birth. There was a video that made it's way on the internet, that had a man getting buzzed to feel what contractions might feel like. It will never be enough because men and women have different equipment. I think I may have come close to feeling labor.

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Traffic Advisory Issued For Fitgers 5k Here’s The Best Ways Around

Fitgers 5k is going to have nice weather, 2 years in a row. Usually there is a freak wind storm or shades of January. One thing you can count on is traffic being diverted in or der to make room for the race. On Saturday, April 22nd starting at 8:30 a.m. traffic will be diverted from portions of Superior Street, Lake Avenue and Railroad Street.

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Here’s How To Make A Little Money Spring Cleaning

The warm summer days haven't hit yet. While you are stuck indoors, make the most of it. You might have some things that could make you some extra cash, and all you need are the tools. They are right at your fingertips. Here are some ways and places you could make some money on your old or unwanted things.

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Spring Cleaning Should Be The Time For Changing Smoke Alarm Batteries, Checking Filters, and Safety Drills

Now that weather is starting to warm up and spring is here, a lot of people start cleaning their home and getting rid of things. A couple of things should be added to the list when you are spring cleaning. Test and change your batteries on your carbon monoxide detector and your fire alarms,  also change your filter on your furnace. Here's a little help when you are changing batteries.

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What Happens If You Didn’t File Your Taxes On The Deadline

There are people that put things off all the time. Sometimes, you can't file on time for some circumstance. What if you don't file by the deadline? The Government will send over a guy who will break your legs, right? No, you would be surprised how long you have, if you don't have to pay out.

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The 16th Annual Dulcimer Day In Duluth Showcases The Instrument, Food, Classes, and Much More

The 16th Annual Dulcimer Day in Duluth gets underway on Saturday May 6th. The event will be held at the First United Methodist Church, (Coppertop) 230 E. Skyline Pkwy., Duluth. There will be performers and classes, so you can enjoy music and learn to play.

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