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Chris Allen

A little about me, I was born in Duluth. My Grandpa Irv got me started in recording, showing me reel to reel and other tricks of the trade. 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 am married, with two boys JJ (10) and Sam (4)
mindie burgoyne used by permission
mindie burgoyne used by permission
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The Most Touching Happy Birthday Message I Have Ever Seen

I have never met Mindie Burgoyne in person. We connected on facebook because we both share an interest in haunted places and the paranormal. She lives on the Eastern Shore where I used to live and so I delight in reading about some of the places I have visited and some I have yet to visit.

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Brasilia Previews - 2014 FIFA World Cup
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Is This A Picture Of A Ghost In West Duluth

Let me set up this picture, I was a judge for the Miss West Duluth pageant, I was taking pictures of everyone and the stage and the audience. They were all normal, and I even let my phone upload this to my cloud drive. It was some time later when I pulled it out to send to Jennifer Austin at KBJR when I noticed something.

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(Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
(Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
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Remember The Sound Effects Guy From Police Academy, He’s The Real Thing

Remember Michael Winslow, the guy that could do all the sound effects in the movie Police Academy? He is the real thing, I have seen many performances of his talent to be able to copy sounds, leading me to believe that he really did all those sounds in the movie.

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(Photo by Colin Davey/Evening Standard/Getty Images)
(Photo by Colin Davey/Evening Standard/Getty Images)
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You Don’t Look At All What You Sound Like, The Life Of A DJ And Voice Actor

When I am out doing live broadcasts or ticket parties, I have a lot of people tell me, "Oh I thought you looked like.........(insert description here)" Because sometimes with all the processing it makes us sound a little different. Voice actors have the same life, only more so, they play characters.

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animal allies
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New Development, Our Pet Of The Week Was Adopted Right After They Were On The Radio, See This Fun Pet

I talked with Jenny this morning from Animal Allies, she talked about a pet of the day. Sounded fun, a cat that looked like they had a tux on. So, an hour later like I always do, I was going to post a blog about the cat, and she was adopted. So, here's our replacement pet.

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By: Frederick M. Brown
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By: Frederick M. Brown Getty Images Entertainment
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Paul Stanley Shares A Healthy And Yummy Dinner Idea For Kids To Eat Veggies

Getting your kids to eat their veggies is hard enough, getting them to eat some of the fringe veggies is even harder. Over the years Paul Stanley, the lead singer of KISS, has been eating healthier and teaching his kids to eat well, and yet enjoy food.

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By: Jason Merritt
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By: Jason Merritt Getty Images Entertainment
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Start Your Acting Career Now, New Film Being Made On The Iron Range

Think you have the chops to become an actor, or do you have stage experience and want to branch out, to eventually direct? (That's an old actor's joke) A new film named "Sdanka’s War" is being filmed in the next couple of weeks and they need actors and

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chris allen
chris allen
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Miss Hermantown Crowned Kicking Off Hermantown Summer Fest

Congratulations to Rhonda Grussendorf Tomlin for another great presentation of the Miss Hermantown Pageant. The night started at Hermantown High School with the singing of the National Anthem by Cally Stanich and then Rhonda introduced the girls.

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duluth city hall in 1889 photo supplied by st. louis historical society from duluth public library
duluth city hall in 1889 photo supplied by st. louis historical society from duluth public library
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Lunch With The History People, Duluth’s City Hall, Some History Of Our Mayors

Lunch with the History People takes an interesting turn this week. The guest speaker  Tony Dierckins is a local author, who has many books to his name. He only writes about the history of the area

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