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The ‘XRT Morning Show Week in Review [Listen]

It’s the end of the week, so let’s take a look back at some of the topics that we touched upon on the WXRT Morning Show with Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon: Lin broke the […]

08/08/2014

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Chef Rick Bayless Talks Rockin’ Lobster Bash with Lin & Mary [Listen]

This morning, James Beard Award-winning chef Rick Bayless of Frontera, Topolobampo and Xoco stopped by to talk with Lin & Mary about his part in this coming Monday’s Supreme Rockin’ Lobster Bash at the Columbia […]

08/06/2014

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Hump Day Unusual Moment: Snakefinger “There’s No Justice In Life”

On the day of his premature death July 1st, 1987, the artist known as Snakefinger released his single, “There’s No Justice in Life.” Snakefinger’s career was a dive away from the mainstream. He was mentored […]

08/06/2014

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Chicago Cubs Call Baez Up to the Big Leagues [Listen]

Lin broke the news this morning that the Chicago Cubs will be calling up highly-touted prospect Baez today in Colorado. This is certainly the beginning of Theo Epstein’s vision of the future of the Cubs […]

08/05/2014

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Hump Day Unusual Moment: The Cramps “Goo Goo Muck”

The Cramps cut their sharp teeth in New York’s CBGB’s punk scene. Founding members,Lux Interior and Poison Ivy (not their real names), existed on the fringe of New York’s punk scene in the late 70’s.

WXRT–07/30/2014

Jethro Tull

Fist Bump Is The Cleanest Greeting

Fist bumps are not just for the young and hip anymore, but are now for all who want to avoid germs. British researchers found that a fist bump transfers the least amount of bacteria.

WXRT–07/28/2014

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McIlroy’s Dad Makes Good On Ten Year Old Bet

Rory McIlroy wasn’t the only big winner in his family. McIlroy won the British Open and his dad won a 10 year old bet. Gerry McIlroy, Rory’s father, placed a bet when his son was 15 that Rory would win the British Open before he was 26.

WXRT–07/21/2014

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The ‘XRT Morning Show Week in Review [Listen]

It’s the end of the week, so let’s take a look back at some of the topics that we touched upon on the WXRT Morning Show with Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon: Mary Dixon reported […]

07/18/2014

Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival

Rest in Peace, Johnny Winter [Listen]

He was 15 when he released his first single. He came out of Beaumont, Texas in love with the blues of Muddy Waters and Bobby Blue Bland. His first album in 1968 was released on […]

07/17/2014

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