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Spotlite: Cancer Action Network

This week's guest on Spotlite: Bryte Johnson, Government Relations Director, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network discussed Connecticut making progress when it comes to tobacco, according to a state-by-state report just released by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, but...
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Diseases From Tick, Mosquito, & Flea Bites Have Tripled

Federal health officials reported this week that since 2004, at least nine new diseases have been discovered that are a direct result from bites by ticks, mosquitoes, or fleas. And the number of people contracting those diseases has tripled! The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says this...
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PillowTalk: High Octane Smooch At Gas Station

Charlie from Portland, CT called PillowTalk on Thursday night and shared a very special love story with me. Charlie told me that he and Athena from Portland knew of each other as far back as elementary school. Although they both attended Portland Jr. High School, they hung around in different...
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Europe Bans Bee Killing Pesticides

In a move touted by environmentalists as a "major victory," the European Union has agreed to prohibit the outdoor use of three chemicals that have been shown to have an effect on bees abilities to forage and form colonies. As honey bees gather pollen and nectar for their survival, they pollinate...
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PillowTalk: A Smooth Relaxing Ride At Night

I hope you enjoy listening to the love songs on PillowTalk every weeknight from 8pm to midnight. Not only is it extremely gratifying to know that PillowTalk is enjoyed, but I'm also proud of the way the music, the songs and the show is used to help everyone relax at night. An example of this is the...
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Gibson Guitars Files For Bankruptcy Protection

In a move widely anticipated by industry experts, Gibson filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday (5/1) in Delaware . Facing between $100-million and $500-million of debt, the company is expected to emerge from this move in much better shape. The Nashville -based guitar maker said in a press...
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PillowTalk: All About Family

Seems like most of my dedications on Tuesday were all about family. It started with Christine in Portland calling in a dedication for her son David in the same city. Christine told me, "David is the love of my life. I don't know what I did before he was born. I love him very much." A John Denver...
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Bonnie Raitt Cancels Tour Dates

Bonnie Raitt took to Twitter Monday (4/30) morning to announce that she would be canceling her tour dates due to "health issues". Those issues relate to an unspecified surgery the singer will be undergoing. It was during a routine physical exam that doctors determined Raitt needed the procedure...
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Our Companions May Pets

Susan Linker from Our Companions stopped by Allan, Mike & Mary's morning show with a bunny and a poochie-pie! Let's meet them! Sadie Sadie was found with her mate in a cage in a field with no food or water. She is mom to Toby and Timothy, who are also up for adoption. She does not like noise...
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