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I grew up in the Twin Cities, graduated from Champlin Park High School and as long as I can remember I wanted to be on the radio. After graduating high school I immediately went to work in Grand Forks, ND at KZLT for a few years before moving back to Minneapolis to work with Dave Ryan at KDWB. After KDWB I did nights at WXPT in Minneapolis for just over 5 years before I decided it was time for a change, so I moved up north and the rest is history! I live in Superior with my wife Mindy, daughter Rose and dog Rawko. In my free time I enjoy playing with Rose, doing home improvement projects and watching movies. I don't like winter very much, I hate being cold, but summertime in the Northland makes it worth it...right? See ya around town and THANKS for listening!
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R.E.M. Quickly Returns to the Studio for Its Next Album

Over the last 15 years or so, R.E.M. fans have grown accustomed to three-to-four-year waits between new albums -- but it looks like the band is speeding things up for its next release.

With its most recent album, 'Collapse Into Now,' a mere four months old, R.E.M. is already in an Athens, Georgia studio working on the follow-up -- and fans can follow their progress via a series of snapshots that singer Michael Stipe is posting along the way.

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Celebrity Birthdays for July 10 – Sofía Vergara, Jessica Simpson and More

Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Sofía Vergara
Age: 39
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Starring on the TV series 'Modern Family,' being the first Latina spokesmodel for CoverGirl Cosmetics, and having a body both men and women would die for

Jessica Simpson
Age: 31
Occupation: Singer and Actress
Known For: Appearing with then-husband Nick Lachey in the MTV reality show 'Newlyweds,' a ditzy persona, seven top 40 hits, and a successful line of fragrances, shoes, and handbags

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5 Famous People That Can Call Duluth / Superior Home

The Twin Ports is home to a variety of different celebrities, but only 5 made our list. 1 drummer, 1 signer/songwrtier, 1 voice of the movies and 1 unseen sitcom star can call Duluth home and 1 legendary NFL coach can call Superior home. Find out who these famous people are after the jump.

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Three Kids Served Spiked Smoothies at a Colorado Restaurant

Lately, it seems easier for a small child to score a cocktail than an 18-year-old with a fake ID.

In the most recent story, Pam Bruenning and her three young children went into a Chili's in Longmont, Colorado on July 4 and ordered fruit smoothies. When her daughter complained of dizziness and stomach pains, Bruenning took a sip of the girl's drink and discovered it was loaded with tequila.

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Celebrity Birthdays for July 9 – Tom Hanks, Jack White and More

Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Tom Hanks
Age: 55
Occupation: Actor, Producer, and Director
Known For: An incredibly long and decorated Hollywood résumé, including back-to-back Best Actor Oscars for the films 'Forrest Gump' and 'Philadelphia'

Jack White
Age: 36
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Producer
Known For: Being half of the rock duo known as the White Stripes, producing Loretta Lynn's Grammy-winning 2004 album 'Van Lear Rose,' and recently throwing a divorce party with his soon-to-be ex-wife

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Celebrity Birthdays for July 5 – Huey Lewis, Edie Falco and More

Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Huey Lewis
Age: 61
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: His band Huey Lewis and the News, which had a string of hits in the 1980s such as 'I Want a New Drug,' 'The Heart of Rock and Roll,' and 'The Power of Love'

Edie Falco
Age: 48
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Her nuanced portrayal of mob wife Carmela Soprano on the HBO series 'The Sopranos,' her current role as the title character on 'Nurse Jackie,' and being the first actress ever to win an Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Drama as well as Outstanding Actress in a Comedy

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36 Years Ago Today ‘Jaws’ Opened – 5 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Jaws’

36 years ago today the great white shark took to the big screen terrifying people all over the world in 'Jaws'. Directed by Steven Spielberg, 'Jaws' opened on June 21, 1975 in 464 theatres around the country, expanding in July to 675 theatres, the biggest mass release to date, 'Jaws' went on to gross $460 million worldwide which is ranked #94 on the all time list, but #1 in scary shark movies. Here are 5 things you might

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Celebrity Birthdays for June 13 – Tim Allen, The Olsen Twins, Others

Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Tim Allen
Age: 58
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Starring in the television series 'Home Improvement' and voicing Buzz Lightyear in Pixar's 'Toy Story' films

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen
Age: 25
Occupation: Actresses and Media Moguls
Known For: Tag-teaming the role of Michelle Tanner on the TV series 'Full House' and since then making millions while still often looking homeless

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