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I'm married to a wonderful, bearded man and go home to 3 lovely, loud children at night. My key to survival is coffee and loud music. Catch me week day mornings on The Big Hot Morning Show on HOT 96.7 FM & every night on KXLP 94.1 FM.

Check Out The New Video For Taylor Swift’s “You Need To Calm Down”

By |2019-06-17T07:22:37-05:00June 17th, 2019|

TAYLOR SWIFT's video for her LGBT anthem "You Need to Calm Down" features cameos by Ciara, Ryan Reynolds, and a lot of LGBT celebrities. The list of cameos also includes:  Ellen DeGeneres, RuPaul, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Laverne Cox, Adam Lambert, the cast of "Queer Eye", Todrick Hall, and Adam Rippon. And on Friday, Taylor gave a surprise performance at the Stonewall Inn in New York City, and wished the largely LGBT crowd a happy Pride Month. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dkk9gvTmCXY   SOURCE: YOUTUBE

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: A 94-Year-Old Finally Got to Go to Graduation, Just in Time for Father’s Day

By |2019-06-17T06:20:25-05:00June 17th, 2019|

Here's the best Father's Day gift we've seen this year:  There's a 94-year-old guy in Chicago named William Wagner who never graduated from high school in 1944, because he left to serve in World War Two. So earlier this year, his son made some calls, and got his school to give him a diploma 76 years after the fact. He got it on his 94th birthday back in March.  But for Father's Day, he actually got to go to GRADUATION. His son pulled some strings, and got his old high school in Chicago to include him in THIS year's graduation ceremony.  And he walked across the stage in his cap and gown last [...]

Budweiser Brings Viewers to Tears with Touching Tributes to Stepdads

By |2019-06-14T07:47:11-05:00June 14th, 2019|

If you're a parent, this will make you tear up. If you're a stepdad this will make you cry. My husband is a stepdad so naturally I was a blubbering mess after watching this... - Cari Budweiser is known to have touching commercials for the Super Bowl featuring Clydesdale horses and puppies, but now the beer company is bringing viewers to tears with its new Father’s Day commercial. While families are celebrating father’s this Sunday, the company doesn’t want you to forget the dads that might not be blood relatives. “On a day when the world celebrates fathers, Budweiser wants to [...]

Check out the Trailer for “Doctor Sleep” …the sequel to “The Shining”

By |2019-06-14T06:37:32-05:00June 14th, 2019|

Here's the first trailer for "Doctor Sleep" . . . the sequel to "The Shining".  EWAN MCGREGOR plays the grown-up version of the little "Redrum" kid, Danny Torrance. First thought... just knowing there's a sequel to this movie gives me the creeps. Throw in Ewan McGregor and you've got yourself a tasty, suspenseful ride to Frightsville! - Cari   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2msJTFvhkU4#action=share

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: A Cop Talks Down a Jumper by Promising Him a Hug

By |2019-06-14T06:22:29-05:00June 14th, 2019|

A cop near Phoenix named Ron Little recently showed up when a 26-year-old guy was about to jump off an overpass.  The guy had already climbed over a fence, and would have fallen onto a busy highway if he'd let go. But Ron managed to talk him down and save his life . . . just by offering him a HUG. It happened back on March 29th.  But the chest-cam footage was just posted online. First, Ron radioed in and told everyone else to stay off the bridge.  Because he didn't want to scare the guy. Then he told him his name . . . offered to give [...]

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: A Six-Year-Old Collects 1,000 Jars of PB&J to Give Her Classmates

By |2019-06-13T06:16:17-05:00June 13th, 2019|

A six-year-old in Daytona Beach named Eva Chapman recently found out one of her classmates wasn't getting enough to eat at home. Her school has free hot lunches for kids who can't pay.  But she was worried they'd go hungry over summer break. So back in April, she told her mom she wanted to have a food drive, and collect jars of peanut butter and jelly for them.  Because it's one of her favorite things to eat. And in less than two months, she's already collected over a THOUSAND jars from people as far away as Canada. Now it's inspiring other people to do good.  Eva's principal says [...]

Taylor Swift Sent Katy Perry Cookies to Permanently End Their Beef

By |2019-06-12T08:55:04-05:00June 12th, 2019|

It's been a year since TAYLOR SWIFT and KATY PERRY finally ended their beef, and now, Taylor has sealed it with a sweet gesture.  Literally. She and Katy had a girl's night recently, and Taylor brought COOKIES on a plate that said, quote, "Peace at last." Katy posted a photo of it online, and added, quote, "Feels good."  In the location tag, she wrote, "Let's Be Friends." https://www.instagram.com/p/Bylq5qjHUwj/?utm_source=ig_embed   SOURCE: TWITTER  

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: A Seven-Year-Old Has Raised Over $18,000 to Buy Stuffed Animals for Sick Kids

By |2019-06-12T06:37:23-05:00June 12th, 2019|

There's a seven-year-old in Cleveland named Alex Walker who has epilepsy.  So she's been in and out of hospitals her whole life.  And a few years ago, she noticed some of the other sick kids she met didn't have stuffed animals. She wanted to give them some of hers.  But they couldn't use them because of germs.  They're only allowed to have NEW toys no one's used yet. So when she was four years old, Alex took all the money in her piggy bank . . . a whopping 65 bucks . . . and bought 13 teddy bears. Since then, she's bought another 400 plush toys by collecting donations and selling [...]

GOOD DAY NEWS STARTER: A Grandpa Dances with His Grandson to Cheer Him Up Before Brain Surgery

By |2019-06-11T06:21:24-05:00June 11th, 2019|

There's a five-year-old kid in Green Bay named Kyu San Juan who was born with a condition where the arteries in his brain were all twisted up.  And he had to have an operation last Wednesday to fix it. Now a video of him dancing in the frozen food aisle of a grocery store is going viral.  Because that's what he wanted to do when he got nervous the night before surgery. Apparently his mom shops there late at night when it's empty.  And he likes to dance around while she's getting groceries. His grandfather flew in from across the country to be there for the surgery.  And [...]

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