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First Trip To Toad Hall
First Trip To Toad Hall
If you're a long-time Rockford or Rockford-area resident, you're probably familiar with Toad Hall. Shortly after starting here at WROK (back in the day when we still played music, and some of it from vinyl), my old friend, and long-time on-air personality Chuck Doyle took me over to Toad Hall to stock up on a bunch of music for our oldies show, The Saturday Night Cruise.
There’s a World Record for Almost Everything
There’s a World Record for Almost Everything
Guinness World Records is celebrating their 60th anniversary (which is probably a record for record books), and the on-going celebration is shining the spotlight on some of their more unusual records and record holders. To give you some examples, there are world records for: Wealthiest cat Most milkshake dispensed through the nose Largest collection of garden gnomes Most toilet seats broken with
One More Jump
One More Jump
He did it the first time on June 6, 1944. Now, Jock Hutton, an 89 year old World War II veteran has done it again. Jock commemorated the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion by tandem parachuting into the French village of Ranville. Take a look at his story:  
Remembering V-E Day
Remembering V-E Day
World War Two in Europe ended 69 years ago today. Looking at our studio TV monitor this morning, I commented to Scot how much I would love to have a time machine. I would love to see and experience first-hand the jubilation that took place in New York's Times Square after President Harry Truman's announcement, delivered from the radio room at the White House: THIS IS a solemn but a glorious hour..

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