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Chris Allen

I was born in Duluth, grew up here, and then moved away to Nashville. I have lived in many towns and states, so I don't have a real favorite sports team. I have many favorite sports teams. I have been working in radio since 1995. I held many odd jobs before I finally got in to radio. I also like to write, produce, and listen to music. I have had a number one song in 3 countries, just not America. I also enjoy movies, volleyball, and fashion (yes, fashion!). I have a younger brother and sister, and they live in Phoenix with my Mom and Dad. My sister has two kids, and my brother is married with dogs. Thank you for listening to me! Without you I wouldn't have a job. I enjoy the paranormal and can share many stories with you, but I would like to hear your story, so email me.
Christmas Shopping Season Kicks Off In New York City
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Tis The Season To Be In Debt, Here’s Some Ideas To Keep Your Head Above The Spending

So many things that look great, and it seems now you are buying for more people than ever. Teachers, clergy, friends, parties, and work. Where do you draw the line. Well, start with a budget and a list, at least, that is one of the ideas to save some money and not go overboard.

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A Disappearing Tradition, Watch This Real Blacksmith

There are so many machines that have taken over making many things that have replaced people. One of the lost arts, if you will, is Blacksmithing. Nowadays machines make parts, instead of forging them little by little. After watching them being made, they look stronger too. Mark has an enjoyment for doing this and he's good at it. 

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What Is Your Choice Of Meat For Thanksgiving. Ham, Turkey, Or Turducken

 

 

I like eating it, I like talking about it, and I like it, I'm talking about FOOD!!! My favorite food holiday is Thanksgiving. My favorite food at Thanksgiving? Stuffing, my Mom's bread stuffing. Sometimes I just make a pan for myself. I am also a Turkey man. I know some people like ham, but more and more I am seeing turducken featured at the grocery store.

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The Meaning Behind A Tattoo, What’s Your Story

Lynn Olmsted is known by two names,  Aunt Lynn, and Grandma Lynnie. I've been asking for your tattoos to show off and if you have a story, to share it. She 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, but she got one anyway.

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Londoners Enjoy the Summer Sizzle In Soho Square
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Why Does My Head hurt When I Eat Something Cold, Scientists Explain

We've all done it. You are drinking a slurpee, eating ice cream, having a sno cone. Then it comes on, the hurting, the head ache. People call it "Brain Freeze", because that is what it feels like. There is a scientific term for that feeling we get when we don't pace ourselves when eating or drinking something cold. 

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Is It Time To Stop Penalizing Players For End Zone Dancing, Here’s The Best

There is always a football player that has to ham it up in the end zone to celebrate a score. Remember the "Dirty Bird"? More and more players are getting flags for excessive celebrations in the end zone. It hasn't stopped anyone. So I say, let them go and do it, let's see what they come up with.

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Sam And Chris Allen Rate The New Movie Trolls

"Trolls" hit theaters and features songs by big artists like Gwen Stephanie and Justin Timberlake. Sam and I decided to go see it the night it opened. We got our usual candy, popcorn with way too much butter stuff (the way we like it), and soda. I went in expecting a kids flick with silly moments to make them laugh. Sam, couldn't wait for the one liners he's been hearing on the commercials.

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Chris Allen
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Car Bursts Out In Flames At Local Kwik Trip

Sam and I went to see a movie and on the way home decided to get some milk and eggs for breakfast. As we got out of the car we saw Kwik Trip employees running out of the store and a small commotion going on. We looked over and a car was smoking in the parking lot and then suddenly burst out in flames. I immediately asked if anyone called the fire department, they said yes.

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Dick Beardsley Talks YAF Auction And What It’s Like To Fish With Him

Dick Beardsley stopped in briefly to talk YAF auction. The auction will be at the Greysolen Ballroom. The YAF fund Wednesday Night At the Races and many other programs to encourage kids to run and learn about running. He also shared fishing stories and what has changed over the years.

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