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Team Kick-Off Events for Sweet Sixteen Tri-State Race for the Cure

I can't believe it's that time of year again, but it is. It's time to get your team together for the Susan G Komen 'Race for the Cure'. The race is September 28th, but team sign ups are June 3rd and June 4th!! Find out more about the how to get your race gear and ways you can save on your registration.

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Did You Know U.S. Employers are Not Required to Offer Paid Vacation Time?

The Memorial Day Weekend is over and we are now into the summer season, which means vacation time. I am taking my vacation during the last week of June. Surprisingly, according to a new report, U.S. employers are not required to offer paid vacation, while other countries do. In fact, the U.S. is the only highly developed nation that isn't required to do so...who knew?

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Wealthy Parents Are Paying Handicapped Tour Guides to Bypass Long Lines at Disney Parks – Really?

Theme park ride lines like the ones at any Disney park can be excruciatingly long and frustrating, on that we all agree, right? Well, what if you could shell out some cash and go right to the front of the line? According to the New York Post, that is exactly what is happening, except this story has a little twist. The cash is being paid to handicapped tour guides, who pose as family members to get them straight to the front of the line in a matter of a couple of minutes.

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Girls Night Out – 50 Shades of Grey Party – TONIGHT

Ladies, and I use that term loosely, LOL, get your friends together for a truly unique experience, right her in Evansville. Did you read '50 Shades of Grey'? If you did, you know it is meant for ladies only! So, is this party!!

Jon and I interviewed, Melanie Leach, the Events Coordinater at Townsquare media about the event. All I can say is, I hope she comes back. ;-)

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Kroger Supermarkets Cuts Average Check-Out Lane Wait Time to 26 Seconds

Not to call anybody out here, but you know how long it takes to check-out at Wal-Mart and some grocery stores in general. Wal-Mart always seems to only ,literally, have just a few lanes open at peak traffic times and it can be absolutely exasperating. Kroger Supermarkets has solved that problem with infrared cameras -- the same cameras used for tracking people by law enforcement and the military.

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Would You Tattoo Your Company’s Logo On Your Body for a 15% Raise?

If your company came to you and said they would give you a 15% raise if you got the company's logo tattooed on your body, would you do it? Now, before you get all excited and scream yes, yes, yes, let's remember the average workplace raise is somewhere around 3% so, a 15% raise is five times bigger...are you with me? Lets also consider the fact that you might not have any tattoos and have no real interest in getting one and you feel very strongly about that.

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You Have Two Daily Chances To Win $1000 In May and a Grand Prize of $10,000 Online

WKDQ is ready to help you get hooked up with some cash for the summertime.  Listen in May to win $1,000 every Monday - Friday. All you have to do is listen for the cue to call and be caller #25 at 1-877-854-WINS (9467) twice per day between 7am and 7pm.

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Scotty McCreery Helps Fight Hunger With New PSA for ‘Peanut Butter & Jam Slam’ Food Drive Program

When I met Scotty McCreery, I was surprised to find him to be as genuine as he was on American Idol. I guess I expected him to be a little more full of himself considering all the attention he was getting at the time. But after meeting his family, I knew the reason he was able to stay so grounded. I have a felling that no matter how big he gets, he will always be an awesome and giving person. He proves my theory in a new PSA.

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The IRS Is Checking Facebook Pages to Catch Tax Cheats

If you want to get a good glimpse into someone's life, check their Facebook page. There are more people looking at your Facebook than you might think, and I'm not talking about your friends and family. I'm talking about employers, schools and now the IRS will be looking at Facebook and Twitter to see if you are cheating on your taxes.

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McDonald’s in Massachusetts Requiring a College Degree to Be a Cashier

McDonald's has always been a great place for high school students to work since they first opened their doors. How many kids got their very first job at McDonald's? It was almost like a right of passage for kids under 18. My daughter got her first job there two years ago and is still there. Now it seems you need a college degree.

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Times Square Homeless Man Who Was Given Shoes By Cop Exposed as Fraud

Back in November, there was a viral story about a New York City cop who gave a barefoot homeless man in Times Square a pair of shoes. Every media outlet in the country picked up the story and today we find out that homeless man is nothing more than a fraud who poses as a homeless person for money.

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Retail Outlet Taking Heat for Charging a ‘Just Looking’ Fee of $5

Whoa! here we go and you knew this was bound to happen at some point. The economy is tight, so tight in fact, that one store will now charge you five bucks if you don't buy anything. A specialty food store in Australia is charging a $5 'browsing' fee that will be applied to any purchases

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