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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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Weird Al Declares War on Bad Grammar

English majors, grammar snobs and Clippy can all rejoice. Weird Al Yankovic has declared war on bad spellers, punctuation abusers and mouth breathers alike in his new song, “Word Crimes”.

WXRT–07/16/2014

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Hump Day Unusual Moment: The Legendary Stardust Cowboy “Paralyzed”

The Legendary Stardust Cowboy came out of Lubbock, Texas. Was he an early progenitor of Psychobilly or just psycho? He dressed like a cowboy. A stardust cowboy. Here’s something I did not know. The drummer […]

07/16/2014

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You’re Genetically Similar To Your Best Friend in the Whole World [Listen]

Mary Dixon reported on a Yale and University of California, San Diego study which found genetic similarities between people who were friends as opposed to people who were strangers. Their research concluded that friends are […]

07/15/2014

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Restroom Limit Equals Unhappy Workers

A local union is filing a complaint over bathroom usage.

WXRT–07/11/2014

17. Jeff Tweedy got a guitar lesson from Richard Lloyd.

The ‘XRT Morning Show Week in Review [Watch]

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: Last weekend saw […]

07/11/2014

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“Where’s Brehmer?” Five Questions With XRT’s Morning Man

While the places, people and conversations vary from one event to the next, there is one common thread that ties all 93 days of summer together and it comes in the form of a question: “Where’s Brehmer?”

Well, if Brehmer were in fact present, do you know what you would say? Is there one question you’ve always wanted to ask? Here’s your chance.

07/09/2014

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