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Hostess – Maker of Twinkies – No Longer to Go Out of Business

Hostess Brand Inc., maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, announced last Friday that due to a strike of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union on November 9, the company would be going out of business

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Breaking News: Oil Rig Exploded In the Gulf of Mexico, Two People Feared Dead

An oil rig has exploded in the Gulf of Mexico near Grand Isle, Louisiana, sending four people to the hospital, with two believed to be missing, according to the United States Coast Guard.

According to Jefferson Parish Councilman Chris Roberts, the oil rig is a shallow water production platform owned by Black Elk

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Will Indiana Illinois and Kentucky Secede from the Union

There's still a lot of discontent in the nation and in the post-election days, the ill will is materializing as requests to secede from the union. Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky have all started petitions requesting the right to secede

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Wedding Planned for the End of the World

While visiting my sister over the weekend, I saw a wedding invitation stuck to the fridge  that made me laugh out loud! THIS is why....

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High School Football Best Catch Ever [VIDEO]

I watch A LOT of youth and high school football. And I have never, and  probably never will, EVER see a catch like this!

 

 

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Mitt Romney’s Concession Speech – Election 2012 [TRANSCRIPT, VIDEO]

Shortly after midnight on Nov. 7, 2012, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney addressed supporters in Boston, Mass. with his official concession speech. Romney lost the race to the White House after President Barack Obama clinched 303 electoral votes to Romney's 206.

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President Obama’s Re-Election Victory Speech – Election 2012 [TRANSCRIPT, VIDEO]

On Nov. 6, 2012, Barack Obama was re-elected as President of the United States of America by the American people after clinching 303 electoral votes (270 votes are needed for the presidency).

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Get Updated Local Indiana Election Coverage Here

Keep listening this evening for continued coverage of the 2012 General Election. We will have Jay Zimmer and Gene Stewart providing two updates each hour. If you miss any of those updates, you can get all of the audio right here.

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Romney Takes Indiana and Kentucky in Early Poll Returns

As votes are finalized, the first five states have been called for the 2012 Presidential election. According to NBC, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia and South Carolina have all been called for Republican Mitt Romney

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Happy, Happy Birthday – Kinky Friedman [VIDEO]

If today is YOUR birthday and we missed telling you on the air, Happy Birthday from WKDQ!!! You share your birthday with American Texas Country singer, songwriter, novelist, humorist, politician and former columnist, Kinky Friedman.

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Red Cross Seeking Monetary Donations for Hurricane Sandy

The American Red Cross is always in need of donations, whether it be blood, cash, food, clothes or supplies. The Red Cross is funded entirely through donations and receives no government funding whatsoever, which is why what they do is so important. They are on the scene immediately when disaster hits and they are on the ground in full force right now in New York, New Jersey and several other eastern states in the wake of Sandy, one of the most devastating storms the eastern seaboard has ever seen.

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Oreo Goes Crazy Over Candy Corn

My favorite holiday, Halloween, is tomorrow! I usually celebrate with Jack O' Lanterns, cobwebs, costumes and candy - but NEVER Candy Corn. GROSS! But, since today IS National Candy Corn Day, I guess it's ok to remind you that Oreo has put that nasty stuff in a cookie! ;-)

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