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I want to adopt these Grandparents!

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Frustrated by everything going on is Washington? Try this!

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Dyeing the Chicago River Green

Maybe we should dye the Willamette River Green on St. Patrick's Day instead of the usual sewage brown!

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This 5 year old has is all planned out! Cute!

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The Idol segment that made me cry...a little!

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8 Year old Singing the National Anthem with Help!

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Want to take your kids to DisneyWorld?

A woman surprises her kids with...a trip to DisneyWorld!  What kid wouldn't be excited right?


I'm not sure wheat the heck is at Dick's house, but I'd be curious!
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Funny SNL Skit Making Fun of Internet Victims!

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Father and Son Send I-Phone to Space!

This has to be one of the coolest things I've seen in a while!  A father and his son rig up an IPhone and balloon and send it to space.
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Let McDonald's Host Your Wedding!

McDonald's Restaurants In Hong Kong Are Rolling Out Wedding Packages!

Here's what's included:  You get to hold your wedding at a McDonald's . . . but you don't get to close the restaurant down, so other customers will still be ordering and eating on your most special day. You get a cake made out of their baked apple pies . . . a dress made out of McDonald's balloons. . . party favors for the guests . . . and catering by McDonald's. The entire thing will only set you back about 250 U.S. dollars.  Obviously, since that's a FRACTION of the cost of most weddings, the price is a big selling point for a lot of couples.  Here are some photos to get you excited!

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99.5 The Wolf Wins a CMA Award!

Did you hear the great news?  Listen to the call Mike & Amy received this morning from Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town!  CMA station of year announcement - Karen of Little Big Town

That's right!  99.5 The Wolf just won Major Market Station of the Year for the 44th annual CMA Awards.  We were one of five finalists, up against country stations in Detroit, Charlotte, St. Louis and Minneapolis.

This is the first time an Oregon radio station has been nominated for a CMA Award, so winning it on our first nomination is truly amazing!  We couldn't have done it without you, our amazing listeners!  Thanks for helping us bring this award home, literally.  We will definitely be sharing it with you in the near future!
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Presidential Seal Falls off Podium During Obama Speech!

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Top 10 Jobs Where You're Most Likely to get Divorced!

Researchers at Radford University just released a study on the jobs that have the highest divorce rates, and the top three are:  Dancer, Bartender, and Massage Therapist.

#1.)  Dancers and choreographers, 43.05% divorce rate
#2.)  Bartenders, 38.43% divorce rate
#3.)  Massage therapists, 38.22% divorce rate
#4.)  Gaming cage workers at casinos . . .the cashiers who handle the money and chips . . . 34.66% divorce rate
#5.)  Extruding machine operators . . .assembly line worker in a factory . . . 32.74% divorce rate
#6.)  Gaming service workers, 31.35% divorce rate
#7.)  Factory workers in food and tobacco, 29.78% divorce rate
#8.)  Telephone operators, 29.3% divorce rate
#9.)  Nursing, psychiatric and home health aides, 28.95% divorce rate
#10.)  Entertainers, performers, and people working in sports, 28.49% divorce rate.

--Meanwhile, here are the nine professions where you're LEAST likely to get divorced:

#1.)  Media and communication equipment workers, 0% divorce rate  (!!!)
#2.)  Agricultural engineers, 1.78% divorce rate
#3.)  Optometrists, 4.01% divorce rate
#4.)  Transit and railroad police, 5.26% divorce rate
#5.)  Clergy, 5.61% divorce rate  (???)
#6.)  Directors of religious activity, 5.88% divorce rate
#7.)  Sales engineers, 6.61% divorce rate
#8.)  Podiatrists, 6.81% divorce rate
#9.)  Nuclear engineers, 7.29% divorce rate
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99.5 The Wolf Nominated for a CMA Award!

Thanks to all of you we have been recognized and nominated as Major Market Station of the Year at the 45th annual CMA Awards.  We are one of 5 finalists nominated, so we're going up against other country stations in cities like Detroit, St. Louis, Charlotte, and Minneapolis.  Let's hope we can bring home the hardware this fall to share with all of our Pack Members!



CMA RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

Major Market

*KEEY - Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

*KWJJ - Portland, OR  -  (99.5 The Wolf Baby!)

*WIL - St. Louis, MO

*WSOC - Charlotte, NC

*WYCD - Detroit, MI
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Dedicated to our fallen heroes, their families and those who bring them home!

I found this song and just had to share it!  Definitely moving and well written!  It's "Angel Flight".

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Want to be an "Extra" on the TV Show Leverage?

Casting Company, EXTRAS ONLY, announces FINAL EXTRAS CASTING CALL FOR SEASON 3 of the hit TV show, LEVERAGE. EXTRAS ONLY, Portland’s busiest extras casting company with recent credits that include “Extraordinary Measures” with Harrison Ford and “Twilight”, is still casting real people to be paid extras in episodes of LEVERAGE Season 3, still filming in Portland!

Casting Director, Danny Stoltz, says in general his company is “always looking for real people of all types who are interested in working as extras. However, we’re lacking specific ethnic types for upcoming episodes of LEVERAGE and have urgent needs to fill. We are hiring hundreds of people, and are specifically seeking more HISPANIC &  MEDITERRANEAN ADULTS (Greek, Italian, Spanish, etc.) as well as people with small European type cars (especially older models).”

“Those cast as extras earn minimum wage, but are guaranteed at least 8 hours of pay plus any overtime. Extras for these episodes will work 1 or 2 days between now and mid-August. Working as an extra can be an adventurous and exciting experience, a great way to meet new people, learn first hand about the behind the scenes of show business and make extra money while doing it! Extras accept the work only when they are available, which allows even those with busy schedules to take advantage of opportunities when they can.”

APPLY ONLINE:  WWW.EXTRASONLY.COM
PROJECT CODE:  LEVERAGE
OR CALL 503.299.4776
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Will a New Ipad Blend?

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Amazing Seat Belt Video!

This has to be one of the most amazing viral videos I've seen in a long time.  It just stresses the importance of always wearing your seat belt!

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Love Letter Generator!

What a way to sweep your sweetheart off her feet!  You just plug in the details about your lover and BAM, a deep intense love letter!

http://www.crazyhoroscopes.com/love-letter-generator2.php

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Groom Updates Facebook Status at Alter!

Gotta love technology!
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Letterman "Zings" KOIN Local 6 Traffic Girl!

I thought this was pretty dang funny!

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T.V. Reporter takes a spill!

Is it ever ok to laugh when someone falls in front of you?  Do you wait to see if they laugh first?  Or wait until they are ok first?  I found this spill pretty funny!

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See our Blazers in a luxury suite thanks to Subway!

Thanks to our friends at Subway you can see the Blazers in style as they take on the Spurs February 4th!  Enter for free by clicking the picture below!SUBWAY_10SUITE Good Luck!
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If you can't beat 'em, mock 'em!

Everyone has a neighbor that over-does it each year with Christmas lights....like one of my neighbors!!  Maybe I should do what this guy did and make a joke about it!

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Let's go to Spirit Mountain Casino!

sidebar_coyote_cardI'm taking another bus full of the best listeners in the world down to Spirit Mountain Casino!  The trip is Friday night, November 13th and we'll be returning the next morning!  Sign up at the link below and listen for your name weekdays at 4:20pm!  Good luck!

ENTER TO WIN HERE!
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Local Halloween Haunted Houses!

If you're like me you love the Fall season & Halloween!  There's something about the crisp fall air and the thrill of being scared half to death that makes it so fun.  Our very own Michele Michael's has written an article for The Examiner, which includes all the best local haunts.  See the list by clicking the picture below!

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Top 5 Signs that Football has taken over your marriage!


  1. You ask your wife how she feels about introducing the instant-replayreferee011

  2. Most romantic thing you ever said to your wife was "I'm going to kickoff. Would you like to receive?"

  3. You insist your marriage counselor must wear zebra stripes

  4. Before going to lunch, you announce the "two minute warning"

  5. You start every morning with a coin toss

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2lb Baby born today!

My mom told me she went through hell when I was born at 10lbs, now I guess she can't complain!  This baby is not the biggest ever though, there was a 23.12lb baby born back in 1897 that holds the record.  They say the 19.2lb baby below has a big appetite already.....duh!

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Great moments in history Kanye has interrupted!

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Kayne West Interrupts Neil Armstrong
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A PBR Beer Can Casket?

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Glitch hits Visa users with more than $23 quadrillion charge

You talk about a spending problem?  lol!  I'm pretty sure you'd panic too if you saw this on your account.

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By Jason Kessler

NEW YORK (CNN) -- A technical snafu left some Visa prepaid cardholders stunned and horrified Monday to see a $23,148,855,308,184,500 charge on their statements.

That's about 2,007 times the size of the national debt.

Josh Muszynski, 22, of Manchester, New Hampshire, was one Visa customer aghast to find the 17-digit charge on his bill. Adding insult to injury, he had also been hit with a $15 overdraft fee.

He noticed that his debt exceeded the world GDP while making a routine balance inquiry on his online Bank of America account. According to his statement, he had spent the profound sum in one pop at a nearby Mobil gas station -- his regular stop for Camel cigarettes.

"Very, very panicked," he jumped in his car and sped to the station.

Had they perhaps noticed any "outrageous" charges come across their books recently, he inquired of the cashier there. She checked the records. They had not.

Muszynski wondered aloud what he might possibly have asked to purchase for such an astronomical price. "Can I buy Europe on pump 4?"
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Which Hollywood Celeberity Do I Look Like?

LOL!  Joey Fatone??  Ouch!!

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10 THINGS YOUR FATHER WAS RIGHT ABOUT!



1) You are the prettiest girl in the world.
2) Sinatra.
3) You should always keep jumper cables in your car... just in case.
4) Righty-tighty, lefty-loosey.
5) That guy really wasn't good enough for you.
6) You do not need a pony.
7) The cardinal rule of grilling: Pressing down on the burger will only dry it out.
8) Yes, honey, all your male "friends" do secretly want more.
9) Paying $200 for a haircut is crazy.
10) It's not worth trying to repair the toaster yourself.
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    Tips for buying that Father's Day Gift!

    drill1Having trouble trying to figure out what you get dear old dad for Father's Day?   Just follow these rules and you should have no problems.

    Rule #1: When in doubt, buy him a cordless drill. It does not matter if he already has one. I have a friend who owns 17 and he has yet to complain. As a man, you can never have too many cordless drills. No one knows why.

    Rule #2: If you cannot afford a cordless drill, buy him anything with the word ratchet or socket in it. Men love saying those two words. "Hey George, can I borrow your ratchet?" "Okay. By the way, are you through with my 3/8" socket yet?" Again, no one knows why.

    Rule #3: If you are really, really broke, buy him anything for his car. A 99 cent ice scraper, a small bottle of de-icer or something to hang from his rear view mirror. Men love gifts for their cars. No one knows why.

    Rule #4: Do not buy men socks. Do not buy men ties. And never buy men bathrobes. I was told that if God had wanted men to wear bathrobes, he would not have invented jockey shorts.

    Rule #5: You can buy men new remote controls to replace the ones they have worn out. If you have a lot of money, buy your man a big screen TV with the little picture in the corner. Watch him go wild as he flips and flips and flips. Forget the program, your entertainment is watching him have fun!

    Rule #6: Do not buy any man industrial-sized canisters of after-shave or deodorant. I'm told they do not stink-they are earthy.

    Rule #7: Buy men label makers. Almost as good as cordless drills. Within a couple of weeks there will be labels absolutely everywhere. "Socks. Shorts. Cups. Saucers. Door. Lock. Sink." You get the idea Again, no one knows why.

    Rule #8: Never buy a man anything and then tell him he should read the instructions because the box says "some assembly required." It will ruin his special day. He will always have parts left over.

    Rule #9: Good places to shop for men include Northwest Iron Works, Parr Lumber, Home Depot, Lowe's, John Deere, Valley RV Center and Les Schwab Tire. (NAPA Auto Parts and Sears Clearance Centers are also excellent men's stores. It doesn't matter if he doesn't know what the gift is. "From NAPA Auto, eh? Must be something I need. Hey! Isn't this a starter for a '68 Ford Fairlane? Wow! Thanks.")

    Rule #10: Men enjoy danger. That's why they never cook (but they will barbecue). Get him a monster barbecue with a 100-pound propane tank. Tell him the gas line leaks. "Oh the thrill! The challenge! Who wants a hamburger?"

    Rule #11: Tickets to a New York Giants game are a smart gift. However, he will not appreciate tickets to "A Retrospective of 19th Century Quilts." Everyone knows why.

    Rule #12: Men love chain saws. Never, ever, buy a man you love a chain saw. If you don't know why, please refer to Rule #7 (Remember what happens when he gets a label maker?)

    Rule #13: It's hard to beat a really good wheelbarrow or aluminum extension ladder. Never buy a real man a stepladder. It must be an extension ladder. No one knows why.

    Rule #14: Rope. Men love rope. It takes us back to our cowboy origins, or at least the Boy Scouts. Nothing says "I love you" like a hundred feet of 3/8" manila rope. No one knows why.
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    Yummy! Cheeseburgers in a Can!!

    Has anyone tried this?  Check out the story!

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    A Wine Glass Holder Necklace?

    This has got to be one of the dumbest things I've ever seen!  If I saw somone with this, I'd automatically think....ALCOHOLIC!!wine-holder
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    Fearless Fathers Competition!

    Taylors Swift DadsWe hosted our "Fearless Fathers" competition Saturday at the Streets of Tannasbourne to find the best "male" Taylor Swift impersonator!  Videos and photos are up now at our website.  We also made national news here!
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    Is Your Spouse Hiding Money?

    MoneyI just read about a lady in New York who is suing her bank because they leaked information to her husband about $800,000 hidden in a separate account!  He now wants some of the money and she wants to sue the bank!  I did a poll on-air and found out that 41% of you DO HAVE an account that your spouse doesn't know about!
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    Old Swine Flu Commercial!





    Remember this from the 70's?  It probably scared you half to death back then, will we see a newer updated commercial anytime soon?  Let's hope it does get out of hand!
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    Teenagers Begging for Money to go to Prom?

    Teens Panhandling  TeensPan2I never thought I'd see the day, this picture was just sent to me...a couple teens asking for a handout in Wilsonville!? Whatever happened to working for money?? Everyone is seeking a bailout I guess!
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    April Fools Day History

    How did it all get started?  Click to find out!
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    Always Fresh & Clean

    UnderwearHave you ever had the notion to want to wear your underwear more than one day at a time? If so, Japan’s space scientists may have just the thing to enlighten your fanny: a line of odor-free underwear and casual clothing. The clothes are designed to kill bacteria, absorb water, insulate the body and dry quickly. They are also flame-resistant and anti-static, and for the fashionista’s they are comfortable and stylish. They have plans to make the clothes available to NASA when the development is complete.
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    Baseball park offers 4,800 calorie burger

    burger.jpg I guess the salsa is low-cal. There is a ballpark in Michigan who will be offering up major league cholesterol, carbohydrates and calories in an enormous hamburger being added to the menu this year. The 4-pound, $20 burger features five beef patties, five slices of cheese, nearly a cup of chili and liberal doses of salsa and corn chips, all on an 8-inch sesame-seed bun. That’s a lot of dough!  It's also reported that anyone who eats the entire 4,800-calorie behemoth in one sitting will receive a special T-shirt...and maybe a free trial of some Cholesterol meds.
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    Words Women Use

    Woman YellingEver find yourself in an argument with your spouse and wonder...how did we get here?  It's probably because you used one of the so called, "forbidden" words that women often use.

    * Fine -- This is the word women use to end an argument when they feel they are right and you need to shut up. Never use "fine" to describe how a woman looks - this will cause you to have one of those arguments.
    * Five Minutes
    -- This is half an hour. It is equivalent to the five minutes that your football game is going to last before you take out the trash, so it's an even trade.
    * Nothing -- This means "something," and you should be on your toes. "Nothing" is usually used to describe the feeling a woman has of wanting to turn you inside out, upside down, and backwards. "Nothing" usually signifies an argument that will last "Five Minutes" and end with "Fine."
    * Go Ahead (With Raised Eyebrows!) -- This is a dare. One that will result in a woman getting upset over "Nothing" and will end with the word "Fine"
    * Go Ahead (Normal Eyebrows) -- This means "I give up" or "do what you want because I don't care" You will get a "Raised Eyebrow Go Ahead" in just a few minutes, followed by "Nothing" and "Fine" and she will talk to you in about "Five Minutes" when she cools off.
    * Loud Sigh -- This is not actually a word, it is a non-verbal statement often misunderstood by men. A "Loud Sigh" means she thinks you are an idiot at that moment, and wonders why she is wasting her time standing here and arguing with you over "Nothing."
    * Soft Sigh -- Again, not a word, but a non-verbal statement. "Soft Sighs" mean that she is content. Your best bet is to not move or breathe, and she will stay content.
    * That's Okay -- This is one of the most dangerous statements that a woman can make to a man. "That's Okay," means that she wants to think long and hard before paying you back for whatever it is that you have done. "That's Okay" is often used with the word "Fine" and in conjunction with a "Raised Eyebrow."
    * Go Ahead! -- At some point in the near future, you are going to be in some mighty big trouble.
    * Please Do -- This is not a statement, it is an offer. A woman is giving you the chance to come up with whatever excuse or reason you have for doing whatever it is that you have done. You have a fair chance with the truth, so be careful and you shouldn't get a "That's Okay."
    * Thanks -- A woman is thanking you. Do not faint!! Just say you're welcome.
    * Thanks A Lot -- This is much different from "Thanks." A woman will say, "Thanks A Lot" when she is really ticked off at you. It signifies that you have offended her in some callous way, and will be followed by the "Loud Sigh." Be careful not to ask what is wrong after the "Loud Sigh," as she will only tell you "Nothing."
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    Men will never understand Women!

    COSMO'S THINGS MEN WILL NEVER UNDERSTAND ABOUT WOMEN

    Men Understand Women

    * She thinks it's fair that he sleeps alone because he didn't notice she'd gotten a haircut.
    * She want's to kiss and schmooze and then not have sex.
    * She orders a huge salad with low-fat dressing, then eats steak and french fries from his plate.
    * Why she cares whether or not laundry is folded.
    * Why she wants to know everything about his ex-girlfriends but not wanting to meet them.
    * Going from crazy-screaming mad to weepy to icy calm in the space of 60 seconds.
    * She can watch one channel and just stay there, even through the commercials.
    * The concept of nighttime outfits and daytime outfits.
    * The fact that she can't wash her face and body with the same kind of soap.
    * If she's having a fight on the phone and hangs up on him, he's the jerk if he doesn't call right back.
    * Her having more to say after sex.
    * She feels fat when she's gained 2 pounds.
    * It isn't enough just to ask what she wants for her birthday.
    * The idea of buying a raincoat that can't get wet, a winter coat that isn't warm, shoes that aren't comfortable and panty hose that run.
    * Doing a full makeup job when she's only going out for a loaf of bread.
    * She can't wear the same dress to her office Christmas party two years in a row.
    * How she can not be in the mood for sex.
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    6 Things you should never say to a Car Salesman

    Car Salesman
    Here are the 6 things that you should never say to a car salesperson according to Edmunds.com, unless you want a terrible deal:

    1. I love, love, love this car

    2. I need to get a car by tomorrow

    3. I need a monthly payment of...

    4. My trade-in is outside

    5. I don't know anything about leasing

    6. My credit is a little spotty

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    Baby High Heels?

    HeelariousAre kids growing up too fast nowadays? U.S. designers have launched a range of high heeled shoes designed specifically for babies. Can you imagine! The tiny stilettos, called Heelarious, are intended for babies up to six months and come in hot pink, black and leopard print.
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    Love Letter Generator

    Valentine’s DayOk guys admit it, we all need help when it comes to expressing our love.  I just found a neat little tool to help us do just that, it's called the "Love Letter Generator".  Just plug in the facts about your girl and "bam", you're an instant Romeo!  Note: Be sure to input the correct answers, ex. if she has blue eyes and your select brown, she'll kick your a**!  Check it out here!
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    Zombies in Austin, TX?

    Imagine yourself driving into work one morning and seeing this posted on one of the LED construction signs.  I think it's rather funny, but I guess the city doesn't have a sense of humor.
    ZombiesAhead
    Austin drivers making their morning commute were in for a surprise when two road signs on a busy stretch of road were taken over by hackers. The signs near the intersection of Lamar and Martin Luther King boulevards usually warn drivers about upcoming construction, but Monday morning they warned of  "zombies ahead."

    "I thought it was pretty funny," said University of Texas sophomore Jane Shin, who saw the signs while driving down Lamar Bouelvard with friends Sunday night. "We wondered who did it."

    The City of Austin does not own the signs, but they are responsible for the message. The contractor on the construction project owns the signs. A city spokesperson said the hacked messages were only up for a few hours, until the construction project manager saw them during his morning commute and immediately ordered them to be changed back.

    "Even though this may seem amusing to a lot of people, this is really serious, and it is a crime," said Austin Public Works spokesperson Sara Hartley. "And you can be indicted for it, and we want to make sure our traffic on the roadways stays safe."
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    Use the Toilet Together...Awww!

    Two Da LooTalk about sharing!  I ran across an article that was about the new "TwoDaLoo". It's world's first simultaneous-flush two-seater toilet, and it's perfect for couples who don't hide anything from each other. Supposedly, It brings couples closer together and conserves our water supply all with one flush. The TwoDaLoo features two side-by-side toilet seats with a modest privacy wall in between. An upgraded version includes a seven inch LCD television and iPod docking station. What is next?
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    Presidential Benefits

    White HouseWhat financial obligations do the president and first lady have while living in the White House? Everything is not free. Title 3 of the U.S. Code is what governs the cash at W's disposal. Here's the basic package:

    • He makes a salary of $400,000 a year.

    • He has a $50,000 expense account to defray costs relating to the "discharge of his official duties."

    • Traveling expenses: $100,000 per year.

    • Entertainment: $19,000.

    • Rent at the White House (including use of its bowling alley and movie theater): free

    • Trips on Air Force 1: free

    • Meals: free

    • Vacations at Camp David: free

    • The President is appropriated $1 million each fiscal year to spend at his discretion for "unanticipated needs" related to the national interest.

    • After his term, he gets an annual pension of $157,000 per year, plus office space, administrative help, and Secret Service protection.

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    Your Vehicle's Age in Human Years

    Remember how people have fun trying to figure out how old their dog was in human years? But now there's a new fad. Figuring out how old your car is, in "people-years". We had fun calculating our listeners "car age".  I found out that one of my vehicles will need diapers soon!  Here's the formula:
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    1. Take the mileage on the car's odometer and divide by the model year.

    2. The result is your car's age if it were a person.

    3. Example: a 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier with 131,824 miles on it.

    4. Do the math: 131824/1994 = 66.1.

    5. That car would be a 66 year old person

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    Weirdness in Normal, IL

    Taco Bell WeddingWhy does everything weird happen in Normal, IL?  I found this story and just shook my head in disbelief. This is what I call "Thinking outside the bun...err I mean box".  "I Do...Not want to give you my extra crunch taco".  Where are the candles?

    NORMAL, Ill.  —  Wedding bells meant Taco Bell for Paul and Caragh Brooks. Customers inside the fast-food restaurant continued to order tacos and burritos as the couple sat Friday in an orange booth at Taco Bell and exchanged vows.  "It's appropriate," groom Paul Brooks said. "It's an offbeat relationship."

    Employees displayed hot sauce packets labeled with the words "Will you marry me?" They decorated the restaurant with streamers and balloons. The bride wore a $15 hot pink dress and the entire wedding cost about $200. Several dozen guests looked on as the couple's friend, Ryan Green of Normal, administered the vows while wearing a T-shirt. He was ordained online. "This is the way to go — there's no stress," said the groom's mother, Kathy Brooks. Caragh Brooks, 21, of Australia, met Paul Brooks, 30, on an Internet dating Web site. They already had the same last name. The couple wrote back and forth and talked on the phone for nine months before Caragh Brooks moved to the United States. "We have the same brain, just in two bodies," Paul Brooks said. "We think alike in virtually every manner. We have the same interests, viewpoints." He proposed on New Year's Eve and, because they like to spend time at the local Taco Bell, they decided to wed there. "I would never have expected in my life in working here there would be a wedding," restaurant manager Carl Hamlow said.
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    Bacon Flavored Ice Cream Anyone?

    Bacon Ice CreamBLT CandlesBacon lovers can now celebrate & satisfy their craving with new bacon chocolate chip cookies, bacon flavored ice cream or bacon brittle candy. The online company Grateful Palate, also sells BLT-scented candles on his site.  BLT-scented candles?  Nothing says romance like a BLT-scented candle...surprise your love on your next anniversary with a romantic bubble bath topped off with a BLT-scented candle. I love you honey!
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    The Great Illinois Corn Flake

    Corn FlakeHere is an update regarding the Illinois shaped corn flake being auctioned on eBay by a couple of teenagers from Virginia. At one point the bidding had reached as high as $250,000, but then the listing was suddenly removed. Turns out the sisters received an e-mail from eBay saying the state-shaped cereal was in violation of the site's food policy. But the girls have found a loophole and the corn flake is back. They've relisted the flake on eBay, but this time they're auctioning a coupon redeemable for it, instead of the cereal itself. The coupon specifically says that the corn flake is not edible which was eBay's main concern. The corn flake auction ended on March 21st and sold for $1,350!

    Of course we are now seeing copycat items popping up on the web site as well, including corn flakes shaped like Hawaii, Virginia and yes South Africa. There's also been a potato chip shaped like Florida, and Illinois corn flake paraphernalia, including T-shirts and buttons.  What's next?
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