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Magnet, Indiana Civil War Memorial the Perfect Discovery on Memorial Day Weekend [VIDEO]

I've mentioned many times my affinity for hitting the road and discovering new places. Give me any old back road and I'm pretty sure I'll want to see where it leads.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Throwback Thursday: Find the WBKR DJ in an Old Class Photo

So, it's Throwback Thursday and I thought I'd toss this one out there. Most have correctly guessed. Only two have gotten it wrong. But a LOT changes in 40+ years.

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Category: Family, History, Photos
60 Minutes/CBS via YouTube
60 Minutes/CBS via YouTube
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60 Minutes Offers Sneak Preview of the 9/11 Museum in New York City [Video]

Country music fans can answer the question, "Where were you when the world stopped turning?"  In fact, just about everyone on the planet can. Now, tourists from around the world can remember 9/11 inside a riveting new museum located under what used to be the World Trade Center in New York City.

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925wbkr via YouTube
925wbkr via YouTube
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Jac and Dave Discuss Some Really Old, But Cool Vinyl Albums [VIDEO]

Weirdly enough, the day Jaclyn brought in some cool old albums she'd recently purchased, I discovered some vintage vinyl here at the radio station.

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Category: History, Humor, Music, Newsletter
Rob Carr, Getty Images
Rob Carr, Getty Images
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Country Star To Sing National Anthem At The Kentucky Derby

It's an honor to sing the National Anthem anywhere, but to have the honor of only being the sixth person to ever sing it at the Kentucky Derby must feel amazing. This year, the performance goes to a country music artist who I just know will make us all proud.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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George Jones’ Life and Legacy Remembered on First Anniversary of His Death [VIDEO]

While visiting friends in Nashville on Saturday afternoon, I slipped away to Woodlawn Cemetery. I hadn't yet seen the George Jones monument that had been erected in the last few months.

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Category: Country, History, Music
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Taser.com
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What Does TASER Stand For?

Ok, so I've never really sat around and thought to myself, "Hmm... I just can't help but wonder what 'Taser' stands for." Ha! I mean, I know what a Taser is and I sure as heck had fun tasing Chad a few weeks ago. (Karma is real people and it feels sooo good, ha!)

Last night, a Twitter account I follow tweeted that TASER is an acronym. The name actually means something and I thought it was interesting. So... what do you think it stands for? Here's a hint... it's not "Taming And Subduing Excessive Rebels". (Hey, I just came up with that on the spot, that's pretty impressive, right?!?)

Ok, Taser stands for...

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Category: History, Humor
Claudio Divizia, ThinkStock
Claudio Divizia, ThinkStock
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This Week Is Crazy.

Mind blown. These words are too commonly thrown around to show how crazy a situation really is. Did you see that walk-off homer? #MindBlown. Can you believe Carrie wore that dress to the ACM's? #MindBlown. Now, we all know that those type of things aren't really mind-blowing.

But, this is.

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Category: History, Humor, Weird News
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Lincoln Amphitheatre via Facebook
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Lincoln Amphitheatre 2014 Season To Open With Lincoln Musical

The Lincoln Amphitheatre is a 1500 seat covered amphitheater located inside Lincoln State Park in Lincoln City, Indiana. The 2014 season is set to kick-off with a tribute to its namesake with their signature musical A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale.  

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Photo by Dave Spencer
Photo by Dave Spencer
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Alfred Hitchcock Had a Role in Shaping My Life…’Naturally,’ Some Would Say [VIDEO]

It looks like a headline best saved for Halloween. But Chad's awesome blog, last week, about some of the books he enjoyed when he was a kid reminded me of what used to line my book shelf.

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YouTube
YouTube
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Take a Look at a 40-Year-Old Grand Ole Opry Program Courtesy of Our Friend Opry Dan [VIDEO]

Last Tuesday, I broadcast live from backstage at the Grand Ole Opry. It's usually Chad who goes down, but he was getting everything prepared for the St. Jude Radiothon. So I took his place. I love doing those Opry road shows.

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Category: History
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Graeme Robertson/Getty Images
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Video of Concentration Camp Survivors Reuniting With Their Rescuer Is Incredibly Moving [VIDEO]

This video was posted on YouTube five years ago, but it's gaining views by the second at this writing and I'm just now discovering it thanks to a tip from WBKR's General Sales Manager Traci Davis. Man, what a video!

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Category: History

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