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And Then There Were 3! American Idol Turns Into Nothing But A Popularity Contest!

America sent the one true talent home.  James Durbin. Now we have three Idols in nothing more than a popularity contest. 

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Mind Your Manners! How Often Did You Hear That Growing Up?

From yahooshine.com comes a reminder that kids should know some manners.  How often growing up did you hear 'mind your manners'.  I made sure my kids learned to say

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Home Owners Association, Love Them or Hate Them?

Do you live in a neighborhood with a Home Owners Association?  One time, the HOA where I lived told me I couldn't repaint my trim the same green color because it wasn't acceptable!

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Do You Like A Tiger, Leprechaun, Rabbitt, Bee, or A Frog?

So I'm sitting at the table eating a bowl of cereal...Cheerios of course.  It's about the only kind of cereal I'll eat these days.  Looking at the box, it's just a box. 

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Overnight Gas Prices Jump 10 Cents At The Pump

Is it just me or does the price of gas jump a dime overnight sometimes?  With some gas company corporations making record earnings AGAIN for the first quarter of 2011, I say it's time

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Reba McEntire Gives Son Shelby the Green Flag

Are you a Nascar Fan?  Any kind of racing fan?  I never have been, but I am looking forward to the raceway opening in May here in Bozeman & Belgrade.  Reba McEntire is thrilled her son Shelby has found his calling racing cars, but that doesn't negate the fact that she worries about him when he is zooming around the race track.

"That first time when that green flag drops, my stomach goes right to my throat, and then it goes back down and then I'm OK," Reba tells The Boot. "But, boy, that roar is tremendous."

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60 Minutes Says ‘Three Cups of Tea’ Is Inaccurate


By: Stephen Lovekin Collection: Getty Images Entertainment
My wife Lori and I had the opportunity to meet and listen to Greg Mortenson here in Bozeman a few years ago.  He was speaking about his book, ' Three Cups Of Tea'.  Now we find out from CBS's show 60 Minutes that some of the most inspiring and dramatic stories in the best-selling book, "Three Cups of Tea," by Greg Mortenson, are not true.  Multiple sources tell "60 Minutes" as part of an investigation by correspondent Steve Kroft that will be broadcast on "60 Minutes" on Sunday, April 17.

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By: Justin Sullivan getty images
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Facebook Pet Peeves: Top Reasons To Defriend

Do you have a Facebook page?  Have you had it for a long time?  How many friends do you have or for that matter do you really need...on a website page?  I am a relatively newby to Facebook, finally getting at page last September.  My friend list is mostly radio and record industry people I know or have met along the way.  So how many friends are enough and when is it time to say 'buh-bye' to a friend?

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Happy National Eight Track Tape Day!

Today, April 11, is National Eight Track Tape Day, a holiday dedicated to bring back the fond memories of the sixties and seventies.  I had one installed in my first car, a Brown '68 Dodge Polara!  I had the speakers all along the back window too!

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The When to Wash It Handbook

Do you wear your jeans more than once before washing them?  What about certain other clothes, like shirts or socks?  The when to wash it handbook is pretty interesting.  What about towels?  Do you re-use your towel after showering more than once or twice?

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Most Hated Industries From Yahoo Finance

I have to agree with most of the most hated industries that Yahoo Finance came up with in the story.  Cable Tv has to be at the top of my list.  Why can't they just fix it right the first time?  Is it because they have us by the "wires"?

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New – Commodore – 64 Computer

I can remember the first computer we bought.  It was a Commodore 64, followed by an Apple II GS.  Now there's news that the Commodore is being re-released!

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