Category Archives: Morning Show

Micky Dolenz, Fifth Dimension members, Cowsills featured on new Mister Rogers tribute album

A star-studded compilation album celebrating the music of Fred Rogers, creator and host of the PBS children’s series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, was released recently, and it includes performances from The Monkees‘ Micky Dolenz, ex-Fifth Dimension members Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. and The Cowsills. Thank You, Mister Rogers: Music & Memories is available now on CD, digitally and via streaming services. Among the other artists who contributed…read more »

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After Breakthrough Trials, Alzheimer’s Vaccine That Uses the Body’s Immune System May Soon Be Tested on Humans

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive memory disorder that currently affects 43 million people worldwide. Behind the memory impairments, there is a perfect storm of destruction in the brain, stemming in part from accumulations of a protein called tau. Normally a stabilizing structure inside of neurons, tau can accumulate in long tangles that disrupt the ability…read more »

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Study shows distracted teen drivers kill thousands per year

That text can wait.  Teen drivers killed nearly 3,500 people from 2013 to 2017, according to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The AAA looked at the period it calls “100 Deadliest Days” — from Memorial Day to Labor Day.  The study focused on drivers ages 15 to 18. About 52%…read more »

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Sun’s out! Consumer Reports shares its top picks for sunscreens for summer

Summer is almost here and Consumer Reports is out with its annual list of the top sunscreens to keep you safe in the sun. This year they tested 82 sunscreen products on the market, considering everything from how the product delivers on SPF coverage to fulfilling waterproof claims. “What we aim to do is give people a comparative evaluation…read more »

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10-year-old girl born without hands wins national handwriting competition: “It shows what perseverance and a positive attitude can do”

A 10-year-old girl born with no hands is this year’s winner of a national handwriting competition. Sara Hinesley, a third-grade student in Maryland, won the Nicholas Maxim Award in the 2019 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest. To be eligible for the Nicholas Maxim Award, a student must have a cognitive delay, or an intellectual, physical or…read more »

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Heart will go on! Ann and Nancy Wilson reuniting for summer tour with Joan Jett and Elle King

After a nearly three-year hiatus, Heart is reuniting for a lengthy North American summer trek. Called the Love Alive tour, it’ll feature various support acts, including Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Sheryl Crow, Elle King and Brandi Carlile. The 39-date outing gets underway July 9 near St. Louis and runs through a September 9 concert in Los Angeles. Tickets for most of the…read more »

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