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Autism Walk Raises Money and Awareness At Public School Stadium

I was proud to be a part of the Walk For Autism on Sunday 9/28, I talked to people and was in awe of some of the parents. I wanted to share how much fun everyone had in raising money and awareness of Autism.

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Which Beer Goes Best With Movies, Match A Beer With A Flick

I've always wondered if I was drinking the right beer with the movie I was enjoying. Maybe I didn't like a movie because I was drinking the wrong beer. Jamie Oliver has attempted to match 3 movies with 3 beers, Grease, Back To The Future, and Jaws.

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Q & A Buffet Volume 2 Football Food With Chris Allen and Matt Peterson

Here we are at our second show. It's the fall, and fall means football, so here is our favorite football food, something we make that is good. I will talk about making good wings, Matt has a new cheese stick recipe.

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Mix 108′s Jeanne Ryan Tells Rayman His Shoe is Coming Apart, and to Get a New pair

I was talking to my friend Jeanne Ryan co-host of the morning show on Mix 108. She happens to look at one of my shoes, and says "your shoe is falling apart, get a new pair." I replied, that I'd rather have them repaired, I love the shoes, and I'm superstitious. Then I told her the story of Keith Richard.

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This Cat Has One Eye On You To Take Them Home From Animal Allies

Jennie talked about a pet this morning that is a little different in one way, but same as any other cat in others. Pri only has one eye, but you would never notice because Pri is a playful cat and still manages to get in as much trouble as any other cat.

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An Album For Thanksgiving, And Other Different Things Cantus Does

I had a chance to chat with Aaron of the group Cantus, coming to Mitchell Auditorium Sept. 26th. It's hard to classify their type of vocal music, but it's easy to listen to, and they are putting on a show called "Anthems" this Thursday.

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Take a Ride on the Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad

Recently Mrs. Rayman, my brother in law Rick, and Gus went for a ride on the Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad train. The route the train took was scenic, and everyone had a wonderful time. The coolest part of the whole trip though, was the kindness of the entire crew. The engineer and conductor were Gus's favorite, he still talks about them. They went out of their way to insure that everyone had a wonderful time.

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By: Scott Olson Getty Images News
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Your Used Car May be Hiding a Secret, it May Have Been “Title Washed”

When it's time to replace your vehicle, many folks are opting for used rather than new. Often times in order to grab a "great deal" before someone else beats them to it, they wind up with a faulty vehicle. Just because a used car is cheap and seems OK during a test drive doesn't mean it's safe to buy

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Does Disneyland Control Mice With Feral Cats? Learn More About What Goes On At Night At America’s Iconic Theme Park

They do what?!  That was the expression I thought when I first heard that Disneyland effectively manages any potential mice problems with gangs of feral cats at night.  The Doubting-Thomas part of my personality came out and I had to dig deeper into this story to see if it was true.

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Chris Allen’s My Life Series – The Story Behind Lynn Olmsted’s Tattoo

Lynn Olmsted is my Aunt, and Grandma Lynnie to my kids. I've been asking for your tattoos to show off and if you have a story, to share it. She recently got a tattoo, and it was quite the decision. My Grandpa Irv, her dad, didn't believe in getting pierced ears or tattoos, especially ladies.

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By: Scott Gries Getty Images Entertainment
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Keith Richard’s Childrens Book ‘Gus and Me- The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar’ Hits the Stores Today

I'm really excited about this book for a couple reasons. First, I'm a huge Rolling Stones fan and have been since I was a kid, Plus, my grandson's name is Gus, so me ordering the book was pretty much a given.  I had a chance to read  the sneaks, and if you happen to be  a granddad, or, soon to be, I encourage you to get the book. It's refreshing to see a side of Keith few people realize he has. The book is available today, September 9th.

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The Worst Place to Pick Up a Cold Virus at Work and How to Prevent It

It's that time of the year again when cold and flu viruses hit. Viruses spread like wildfire in an average office, getting from people’s hands onto the communal coffeepot within hours and spreading from doors to desks almost instantly, an expert reported Monday, according to an article in Today.com. It only takes two to four hours for a virus to get off, say, a coffee pot handle and onto a desk.

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