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Kitty Wells, the first female country superstar performer passed away  peacefully at home Monday after complications from a stroke. She was 92. She recorded approximately 50 albums, had 25 Top 10 country hits and  from 1953 to 1968, various polls listed Wells as the No. 1 female country singer in the world. To read more […]

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Luke Bryan apologized Wednesday for having written down some words to the National Anthem on his hand before performing it at the Major League Baseball all-star game the night before in Kansas City. Bryan received criticism for doing so but he defended himself via Twitter. “I had a few keys words written down to insure […]

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This week we have TWO winners in the Toarmina’s Tuesday contest, James and David. They knew that Michigan’s state reptile is the Painted Turtle. Tune in next Tuesday for your chance to win a fabulous pizza from Toarmina’s in Marquette!

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Twice as Nice!

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This week, we will have TWO winners in Toramina’s Tuesday Trivia. To have a chance to win a deep dish pizza, you must know the answer to this question: What is Michigan’s state reptile? If you know, give us a call before 4pm at 906-227-8888. If you have the correct answer, you will be entered […]

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Little Big Town has made it a habit of writing hits for us on the radio. This time, they are hoping to do the same thing for TV! ABC’s new show Good Afternoon America needed a theme song, so they called in Little Big Town to get it done. The song they co-wrote is called […]

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We here in the U.P. sometimes complain about the quality of our fireworks displays. Either we don’t have the budget that our friends in the big city have, or like this year, the weather causes havoc. Well, we are not alone this time! San Diego’s fireworks display this year was shorter than any here in […]

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Independence Day weather reared an ugly head and caused the cancellation of most fireworks displays in the central U.P. Thunderstorms began hitting the area a couple hours before sunset, and the cancellations began. All except for Marquette, however. Even with lightning in the area and a mass exodus of soaked patrons, the organizers of the […]

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This weeks Toarmina’s Tuesday contest will not take place, due to the fact that our studios and office are closed on Wednesday. Don’t despair though, next week the contest will be even bigger, and I promise a REALLY easy question to make it up to you!

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With July 4th falling on a Wednesday this year, you may find it difficult to find out when your favorite activities are taking place. Well, rest assured, if it is happening here in Upper Michigan, chances are we have all the details listed on our WFXD Calendar page! Click the Calendar link on the main […]

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Boy, it’s a hot one today! The U.P. isn’t alone in feeling the heat though. Across the country, hundreds of heat records have fallen. In the past few days, 1,011 records have been broken around the country, including 251 new daily high temperature records earlier in the week, and who knows what lies in the […]

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