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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)
2012 NCAA Women's Hockey Championship
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Hobey Baker Nominees Announced, UMD Has 3, You Can Vote Now

UMD men's hockey has a great history. UMD boasts the most Hobey Baker winners, and among the top schools in nominees. This years nominees were announced today with 59 candidates up for the award.

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Cheech And Chong Perform At The Palms
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Your Chance To Win Cheech And Chong with War Tickets On KOOL

Thursday January 8th, your first chance to win tickets to see Cheech and Chong with War on January 23rd at the DECC Symphony Hall. Do you know the voices of Cheech Marin or Tommy Chong?

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UW-Superior Ranks Among The Top In The Country For Online Education

Congrats are in order for UWS, according to a study from U.S. News and World Report Best Online Education Program Rankings for 2015. UW-Superior is ranked 23rd overall for best online bachelor’s programs in the country and the top school within the UW System, region and in the state of Wisconsin.

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Major Nor'Easter Hits East Coast
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Items Needed To Make A Quick Survival Kit For Your Car

My buddy told me the other day his car quit on a side street and he was thankful it was in town. He didn't have anything in his car or trunk to help him had something gone wrong. Everyone needs one of these and here are some things to have in it, Your Auto Survival Kit.

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Queenie Wants To Set Up A Kingdom At Your Home, Animal Allies Pet Of The Week

Jennie and I talked about a pet cat that has a great personality to go along with her name. Her name fits her attitude, or so Jennie says. This cat is also in need of a home where she could get a little exercise. Here's Jennie to tell you more.

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Outdoor Summer Karaoke Draws Hundreds
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Would You Keep Singing, If You Were Singing Karaoke To Your Friends, And It was Broadcast Around The World Live [VIDEO]

I love this video, a what would you do. You've seen the Bud Light ready for anything? This is bigger. The story is, you show up to a private karaoke room (didn't know they existed) and then the wall opens up and you can sing to 30,000 people around the world.

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Rose Hoene, Gina Lee, and Jane Aas Talk Christmas By The Lake, Bluebird Foundation, and Sing

Gina Lee, Jane Aas, and Rose Hoene all share the stage if you call them the Edsels, but are all very good solo artists as well. All Featured on the latest Christmas By The Lake volume 8.

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Phil Thompson Brings His Piano In Studio, Tells Us Why He Keeps A Trumpet In His Mouth

Phil Thompson grew up in Minnesota and knows the talent that is here. 6 years ago he started a collection cd called Holiday Lights. Sort of a soundtrack for the light display at the Capital. Mostly a showcase for Minnesota music, and has boasted some big artists.

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Breanne Marie Plays Blue Christmas, What Is Her Husband’s Thing With Ham, Why Her Steel Player Is Creepy

Breanne Marie was in to do a Christmas song and also catch up about her music. She was in with her Guitarist Evan Tepler (also her hubby) and her steel player Johnny.

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