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Back to you know what planning.....

As we continue our summer worshipping.... just a quick heads up because it's relevant for all the families in our Q-106 family... pretty tight for back-to-school budgeting across the board for this fall.  Several stories this week about spending as parents focus on basics, trading down to less expensive choices and brands and keeping the household budget afloat.  It's a lot.  To make the impact…


Happy Animal Story ;)

Madison Police on patrol in Middleton this week receive a call from dispatch about an animal in distress.  With officer body -cams you can watch the video now posted on the Madison PD's social media.  Police officers helped to free a raccoon with his head stuck inside a jar of mayonnaise.  They had to cut the plastic to get him out.  There were no injuries to officers or Mr. Raccoon.  He quickly…


CMA Fest 2022 Tonight -

The three hour long special filmed during the annual CMA Fest in June in Nashville airs tonight on ABC-TV at 7p CT.  Hosted by Dierks Bentley and Elle King, country music's hottest event of the summer features epic performances by some of the biggest stars.  The show will air tonight, Wednesday, August 3rd on ABC and then available to stream as of tomorrow on HULU.    Plenty of our favorite…


Country Music's Chris Stapleton Kentucky Aid -

The State of Kentucky still in the national news with severe, deadly flooding from recent record rainfall predicted to continue this week.  Country's own, Chris Stapleton, steps up to help out flood victims in his home state.  The musician and his wife teaming up with the Kentucky Red Cross and Appalachia Crisis Fund to fund emergency operations and get resources to those displaced and needing…


Marauding Monkeys

Residents of Yamaguchi, Japan being warned about possible violent money attacks.  City administrators say they have reports of at least 58 incidents since the second week of July.  And things are evidently getting so bad now that city hall has hired a specialized wildlife unit to hunt the animals with tranquilizer guns .  Residents are reporting the Macaque monkeys are attacking; biting,…


Something new to spend $$$ on ;)

Now, thanks to the likes of Hailey Bieber, Ariana Grande and Carrie Underwood -- there's a waiting list 2,300+ people long.  What are we all waiting for you ask?  Well a lymphatic massage of course! Recent postings on socials from  some of the biggest names in the world of entertainment have a very long waiting list for one 29 yr. old massage specialist from Brazil.  She moved her company to Los…


Space Geek Auction

Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 moon landing  jacket set for auction and could fetch up to $2-million! This is the only garment that's flown into space that is still privately owned -- and that -- is a big deal.   Southeby's Auction House says the coat is one of many items owned by the astronaut that will be up for auction tomorrow, Tuesday, July 26th.  Aldrin says the time is right for these historical…


Barbie Blasts-Off!

Space X launching an astronaut Barbie in a newly announced joint venture with toy-maker Mattel.  The new line of toys and collectibles are inspired by aerospace company Tesla and co-founder/CEO Elon Musk.  The figures slated for release in 2023 will include a Matchbox Mars Rover toy vehicle.   The new venture,  designed to promote space exploration,  features two Barbies traveling to the…


To the Moon and Back

Today, July 20, 2022 we celebrate the 53rd anniversary of the moon landing.  For it was on this date in 1969 astronaut Neil Armstrong proclaimed throughout the land,  "One giant leap for mankind".  An on-line poll today on Reddit asked the question:  Do you think we'll have people living on the moon or mars permanently within the next 50 years?  What do you think?   Over 1,000 people responded to…


Luke Comb$ Lottery!

Country sensation Luke Combs partnering with the Wisconsin Lottery  for the new 'Living Lucky'.  It's a $10,000 scratch off Instant Top Prize (A nod to his hit 'When it Rains it Pours' because he sings about winning a $100- scratch off in the song)    But here's the coolest part --Non-winning tix can be entered into a bonus drawing..... for a chance to win 1 of 3 trips to an exclusive upcoming…