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Jon Prell

I have been at WKDQ for 13 years and have loved every minute of it. My career started in Southern California and I arrived in Evansville in 1994. I have three children that keep me very busy and the rare opportunity to go out and not have a six foot mouse serving your table is a rare and welcome treat. I love motorcycles and classic country and even host the WKDQ Country Classics show every Saturday from 6-10am. If I can I can ever play a song for you, let me know at wkdq.com.
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Jon’s Random Thoughts – An Injured Index Finger Creates Problems We Don’t Think About

Yesterday I was cutting up a block of frozen chocolate for my boys to share. I was attempting a particular angle when all of a sudden, the knife went right across my right index finger and up to the nail...huge gash. The thing that was so weird is the fact I was using an ordinary butter knife and in that instant, I realized how much we depend on our fingers for everything we do.

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Daylight Saving Time Starts This Sunday Morning At 2AM

It's that time of year to set your clock ahead one hour before you go to bed This Saturday night because Daylight Saving Time officially begins at 2am this Sunday, March 10th. Although not very punctual in the modern sense, it should be noted that ancient civilizations adjusted their daily schedules to the sun more flexibly than modern DST does.

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Jon’s Random Pizza Thought – Is a Larger Pizza Cheaper Than a Smaller Pizza?

If your family is like mine, you love your pizza. The question we always ask is which size pizza is the best value..should we get two mediums, two smalls, or a medium and a large? It's a real dilemma in our house and we usually answer that question by determining how hungry everyone is.

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Comedian Tim Wilson Dies at 52 – Was a Fixture on Evansville Radio and the Old Funny Bone Comedy Club

Comedian Tim Wilson has died of an apparent heart attack...he was 52. Wilson was a staple on the radio in the Evansville area as a regular performer on The Bob and Tom Show, heard every weekday morning on our sister station, 103 GBF.

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Mom’s Funny Rap Video About Embracing Your Muffin Top Becomes an Important Message

We all struggle with body images issues and it is important to know that what we see on TV and in magazines is NOT reality...not even close, especially for women. My daughter Emily struggles with a negative body image and is constantly striving for something I'm not sure is possible. Enter Erin Keaney, a mom with a simple message.

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Head Lice Cases Are On the Rise Because of ‘Selfies’

Head Lice...anyone who has had to deal with this with their children knows what a pain it is and how long it takes to get rid of. Head lice cases in the schools seems to have gotten a little better, but just when you thought it was safe, a new explosion and the reason for the outbreak is surprising and maybe even shocking...Selfies...that's right, SELFIES!

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Short Film Should Get Everyone’s Attention About the Dangers of Texting and Driving

Texting and driving....we have heard all of the warnings and we have seen a lot of the PSAs produced on the subject yet, it continues to be problem. I see it everyday on Highway 41 while driving home. For whatever reason, people just don't get it. I know people close to me do it in spite of my pleas not to.

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Criss Angel’s Unbelievably Creepy Torso Trick Will Make You Appreciate Your Body

Criss Angel is one of the greatest illusionists ever, no doubt about that. I came across this video the other day and can honestly say this is the greatest illusion trick I personally have ever seen....you talk a mind-blower, this is it.

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Did You Know the IRS Can Read Your E-Mails If They Choose to?

Wow - a couple of days ago, I posted a blog about the IRS looking at your Facebook page to see if you are cheating on your taxes. Now, we found out that they can go into your e-mail accounts and read your e-mails if they want to...pretty scary huh? The good news is that this is only a possibility if some sort of red flag appears on your tax return, but they can look regardless.

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Would You Give Your Coat to a Shivering Child?

Every year, we have the Coat A Kid program in the Evansville area that provides warm coats for kids who might otherwise go without. The below video brings the importance of that message home in a very big way. Can you imagine a child sitting at a bus stop with no coat shivering on a cold winter day?

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