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Where Are The Best And Worst Drivers In The United States? Minnesota And Wisconsin Rankings Might Surprise You

I think everyone thinks that they're surrounded by the worst drivers in the country while on their daily commute - but  - how do those motorists around you rank on a list of the best and worst drivers in the United States?  An automobile insurance company recently reviewed statistics and came up with their rankings.

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Artificial Christmas Trees Versus Real Christmas Trees: Which Do You Prefer?

'Tis the season for getting the house decorated for Christmas!  At the center of most holiday decoration themes is the Christmas Tree.  Whether you decorate yours with garland or without - the real question is:  Do you put up a real Christmas tree in your home or is yours an artificial one?

 

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How Private Is Your Cell Phone Data? Minnesota Law Enforcement Agencies Reportedly Track Cell Phone Use

If you believe that your cell phone activity is secure - think again.  Minnesota Law Enforcement agencies are reportedly tracking your cell phone use.

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Just Us Brings Christmas Music To KOOL And Humor, Listen For Yourself

Just Us stopped by the KOOL studio this morning. What a fun visit!!! We talked before they were on the air with me. We caught up on old times, I was in a band with them back in the olden days......the 80's. The funny part was the band got together because Dawn Heine booked a gig and didn't even have a band yet.....enter Kirsten Johnson and myself.

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Despite Cold Temps Jingle Bell Walk and Run Still Raises Money and Awareness

Raising money is hard enough. The Arthritis Foundation holds their Jingle Bell Run and Walk in the first week of December to celebrate the winter weather. This year it was just a little too cold to have anyone risk their health. The Run and Walk was called off, but the celebration went on.

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How to Call In Sick Like a Pro

There will come a time in your career when you have to call in sick. That’s fine. Companies offer employees sick days for a reason. But you should always use your sick days properly and professionally.

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What Were the Most Popular Baby Names in 2013?

Picking a name for a baby can be tough, so maybe this study will help.

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Lincoln submitted from Animal Allies
Lincoln submitted from Animal Allies
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Pet Of The Week Has 80′s Hair, Looking For A Good Home

Jenny checked in with me this morning from Animal Allies and we talked about Lincoln, their pet of the week. Can't get him today because the storm has forced the shelter to close, but don't worry, volunteers are there to feed and take care of the animals.

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You’re Fired Because You’re Too Attractive

Who would have ever thought that a good looking female would be fired because she was too attractive. In an article posted in the New York Times, that is exactly what has been happening, and all too often. The article gives many examples of women who were great employees, but simply too attractive, which proved to be a distraction to some people.

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chris allen taken in William A Irvin 2012
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2013 Top Paranormal TV Shows Of The Year According To Chris Allen

As you know I am a huge paranormal fan. So, I have decided to rate paranormal TV shows. There have been a few new ones this year, and there have been some new seasons of some good ones. Here's my top 5 of 2013.

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5 Bad Work Habits That Can Get You Fired

Nobody's perfect, but even the best of us is occasionally going to come up short at the office. But there’s a difference between the occasional missed meeting and a career full of bad work habits that remain unbroken. And that difference could cost you your job.

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Shop Small Business Saturday Turns Into Bad Art Project For Chris Allen

Saturday was shop small business day, and I was down in Canal Park hanging with the people at On The Rocks, part of what they do there is let you paint. Looking for a unique gift, how about your art? It was fun because I haven't painted in years, and then I found out why I haven't.

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