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Worst Boss Ever?

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So, you think you have a bad boss? Well, try this story on for size. Seems a Long Island woman donated a kidney to her employer, who was in critical need of the life saving organ. In way of repaying this extreme act of compassion, the boss fired her! Read the details here!

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Music icon Dick Clark passed away yesterday from an apparent heart attack. He was known as “America’s Oldest Teenager,” and for anyone younger than 90 years old, was a fixture on our television. We welcomed the new year in with Dick every year since 1972, and for 30 years, an entire generation saw him introduce […]

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If you see Joe Dollar out and about, make sure you stop and say congratulations! He is the latest big winner in our Toarmina’s Tuesday Trivia contest. Joe was one of the few callers who knew that the Painted Turtle is our state’s reptile. Be sure to tune in next Tuesday, for your chance to […]

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Easy question this week! What is Michigan’s state reptile?Give us a call at 906.227.8888 if you know the answer, and you will be entered to win a great tasting deep dish pizza from Toarmina’s in Marquette!  

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April 15th. Tax Day here in the U.P., right? Well, usually it is. Seems that this year though, we can prolong our procrastination just a bit longer. Because the 15th falls on a Sunday in 2012, we get to wait til the last minute on the 17th! Are you one of those last minute filers? […]

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We Have a Winner!

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Congratulations to Roy Aho, our big winner in this weeks Toarmina’s Tuesday Triva contest! Roy knew that as a result of the “Toledo War”, the state of Michigan was awarded the western 2/3rds of the Upper Peninsula. Tune in next Tuesday for YOUR big chance to win!  

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It’s Toarmina’s Tuesday!  Let’s see who was paying attention in History class, shall we? Q: When Congress determined that Ohio would be declared the winner in the bloodless “Toledo War”, and Michigan must cede the disputed land to the State of Ohio, what did Michigan receive in return? If you know the answer, call the […]

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The Drive Home is  paying tribute to motion picture innovator Eadweard J. Muybridge, a man whose 1878 series of photos known as “The Horse in Motion” was a precursor to motion pictures, television, and video. If you search Google today, you will notice Google’s “Horse in Motion” Doodle. It appears as a strip of photos […]

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Happy Easter!

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Happy Easter! The holiday is celebrated by Upper Michigan residents in many different ways, but before we get wraped up with all of the plans for a big dinner, and the egg hunts for the kids, we should take the time to consider what the holiday’s true meaning is. The good folks at “The Boot” […]

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Even yoopers celebrate the beginning of the baseball season, and why not?  The “Boys of Summer” appearing on the diamond is a sure sign that our winter of discontent is almost over! This year looks to be a great one for the guy’s in the Old English “D”, and they started out with a bang! […]

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