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This Day In History – October 29

1929 Black Tuesday Over 16 million shares were traded in panic selling, causing the stock market to crash - wiping out fortunes as millions lost billions This triggered the Great Depression which lasted for nearly ten years  1945 The first ballpoint pens went on sale First going on-sale at Gimbels Department Store in New York City, [...]

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Halloween Safety Apps for Your Family

If you're letting your kids go trick-or-treating with friends this year, here are three free smartphone apps to help keep them safe.  They'll have to have a phone with them, but a lot of kids have their own phone anyway now. And even if you're going trick-or-treating with them, you might want them in case [...]

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High School Students Volunteer to be Pallbearers at Homeless Vets’ Funerals.

How awesome is this? Students at a high school in Detroit have volunteered to carry the coffins of homeless military veterans so they can become “men for others.”The idea was created to allow students at the all-boy Catholic prep school to give something back to society. So far more than 50 of the teens have [...]

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This Day In History – October 28

1886 Statue of Liberty was unveiled! President Grover Cleveland formally dedicated the 225-ton, 152-foot tall gift from the people of France in New York Harbor 1995 David Lee Murphy had the #1 song in the land with Dust On The Bottle!  This song is truly a country music anthem  also in 1995 The Atlanta Braves won [...]

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Best and Worst Halloween Candy For You

Here's a rundown of the five types of Halloween candy with the most calories, and the five with the least.  We went with the "fun size" versions, since that's what most people hand out.  The five with the MOST calories are . . . 1.  Snickers Peanut Butter, 130 calories.   2.  Reese's Peanut Butter [...]

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This Day In History – October 27

1991 The first Planet Hollywood opened! 2004 The Boston Red Sox won their first World Series in 86 years and then lastly... 1985 The Kansas City Royals won their first World Series Championship!  Will history repeat itself this week?! #TakeTheCrown -Tyler Jackson

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Scariest Jobs in America

CareerCast.com has a list for Halloween of the ten scariest jobs in America.  As in, jobs that would trigger hardcore phobias in the average person.  Check 'em out.   1.  Arachnologist.  A person who studies spiders.   2.  Coroner.  Obviously it involves touching and cutting open dead bodies.   3.  Diver.  You spend your time [...]

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This Day In History – October 26

1881 The most famous gunfight of the Old West took place: The Gunfight at the OK Corral took place in Tombstone, Arizona The most famous gunfight of the Old West was between Wyatt Earp, his two brothers and Doc Holiday and the Ike Clanton Gang Wyatt Earp and Billy Clanton opened the battle with Doc shooting [...]

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This Day In History – October 23

1956 Happy birthday to country legend - and brilliant actor - Dwight Yoakam!  Dwight David Yoakam was born on October 23, 1956 in Pikeville, Kentucky 1992 Pure Country was released! It stars George Strait in his acting debut with Lesley Ann Warren, Isabel Glasser and Kyle Chandler The soundtrack was a critical success and to date is [...]

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Tyler and Megan Talk to Garth Brooks!

Tyler and Megan in the morning were honored to talk to the LEGENDARY Garth Brooks this morning.  He'll be performing in Wichita at the Intrust Bank Arena December 4th and 5th. Tickets go on sale at 10am at Tickets.com/Garth Check out the interview here!  

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