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Farmers’ Almanac is Predicting a Snowy, Stinging Winter

Since it's SO hot outside, let's get our minds off of the heat and talk about winter!! First of all, just let me say the outdoors is my favorite place to be. Whether it's winter, spring, summer or fall, I want to be outside. I just can't tolerate extremes. Normal is more my thing. HAHA! I know what you are thinking. You just did a spit take. OK, fine, let me correct; normal WEATHER is my thing. You know, normal temps, rain, snowfall, etc. Because of this, I always try and prepare myself ahead of time for what may come with the Farmers' Almanac. Not sure I like what the farmer has to say about this Winter.

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Jon and Leslie Begin the WKDQ ‘Coffee With a Cop’ at the Donut Bank [PHOTOS]

Jon and Leslie will be hanging out with the cops once a month at an Evansville Donut Bank. It's called, 'Coffee With a Cop,' an informal way to connect with local law enforcement and city leaders.

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Strange New Anti-Obesity Video Campaign – Is It Going Too Far Or Not Far Enough? You Decide [Video]

Obesity is one of THE most talked about topics today and everyone has an opinion. There have been many public service campaigns about obesity, some that get a lot of attention for various reasons, and some that get almost no attention. A new video campaign is raising more than a few eyebrows and some say it goes too far.

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Jon & Leslie Revisit Red Skelton’s Version of The Pledge of Allegiance [Video]

On this morning's show during our daily 'blow your mind facts' segment, one random fact was The Pledge of Allegiance being adopted by Congress in 1942 without the words "under God" until it was amended by Congress in 1954

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Distracted drivers
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States Where Talking On A Hand Held Cell Phone While Driving Is Illegal

Last night over dinner my wife Lisa asked me if I knew that it was now illegal to drive in Illinois while talking on a cell phone. I told her I was aware and that a hand held cell phone ban in Illinois went into effect on January 1st of this year.

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Leslie Learns How to Tell The Difference Between a Sheep and a Goat [VIDEO]

You know. I profess to be a country girl. Which I AM!! But while visiting the Warrick County Fair last week, I found out that there is some county I no nothing about. LOL

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Leslie’s Lovin It – DIY Reading Corner

I used to LOVE reading books to my kids. it is one of my fondest memories of them when they were little. We had so much fun making every book interactive, funny and exciting. I even had voices fro each character in the book. :-) Our library of books was enormous and just stacked in the corner. If only I had thought of this idea!

 

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Witness History On Evansville’s Riverfront This Saturday Afternoon In D-Day Reenactment

It is hard to believe that it has been 70 years since the D-Day invasion on the Normandy shoreline in France by U.S.troops to storm the Nazis, a defining moment in WWII. The scene was depicted so chillingly and dramatically  in the epic motion picture, Saving Private Ryan.

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Jon’s Thought of the Day – Time For The Washington Redskins To Change Their Name [Video]

The controversy surrounding the use of the term 'Redskins' to denote the NFL team in our nation's capitol has been a delicate topic for several years now and pressure is mounting on team owner Dan Snyder to change the name, who seems to be the only person in favor of keeping the name as is.

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Jon’s Helpful Hint For Today Will Keep You From Ever Losing At Rock, Paper, Scissors Again

To some, the above headline might be the secret to life....to others, not so much. How many times have we resorted to Rock, Paper, Scissors to settle some silly dispute, or just play because we have nothing else to really look forward to?

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Memorial Day Weekend Means Millions More of the Most Annoying Drivers

Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest driving holidays of them all and that means annoying drivers....millions of them, more than 30 million to be exact. Triple-A says more than 30 million of us will be driving more than 50 miles this weekend and a new survey has ranked the most annoying drivers...and coming in at number one is..

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Find Out If You Passed The US Citizenship Test Questions?

Did you know that if you want to become a citizen, of this country, one of the things you must do is take a 100 question test? I read an article on abcnews.com and decided to try the test for myself. Let's just say that if I had to take a test to become a U.S. citizen, I would be fail miserably. Lucky for me, I was born American!!

How do you think YOU would do on the test?

 

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