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Donna Douglas (Elly May Clampett) Has Died

The blonde bombshell who played Jed Clampett’s daughter for nine seasons on ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’ has died of pancreatic cancer. Donna douglas was 81. At the show’s peak in 1965, Donna co-starred with Elvis Presley […]

94.5 KOOL FM–01/02/2015


How A Homeless Man Spends $100

Do you ever wonder what a homeless person does with money you give them? One homeless man was given $100 from a compete stranger, who followed hm with a camera to see what he would […]

94.5 KOOL FM–12/23/2014

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Joe Cocker Has Died – His Five Biggest Hits

Lung cancer claimed the life of singer Joe Cocker earlier today.  He was 70. Known for his raspy voice and eccentric stage movements, he was one of the most unique performers.  Since he never learned […]

94.5 KOOL FM–12/22/2014

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Golden Globe List Of Nominations

There are surprises, omissions, and some obvious choice on the 2015 nominees list. ‘Birdman’ is the big winner with 7 nominations. And some of my favorites made the cut too:. ‘House of Cards’ nominated for […]

94.5 KOOL FM–12/11/2014

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What Happens When Traffic Officers Hand Out Gifts Instead Of Tickets

Over a couple of days last month, that was the case when the police department in Lowell, Michigan did just that. How they pulled it off is even more amazing. The officer would stop unsuspecting […]

94.5 KOOL FM–12/10/2014


New Way For Thieves To Hack Your ATM Pin Code – Here’s The Easy Fix

It’s the busiest shopping season of the year, and that means more opportunities for thieves to steal your passwords and pin codes. One new way they’re doing it is with an iPhone device that can […]

94.5 KOOL FM–12/09/2014

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Faces/Rolling Stones Keyboardist Ian McLagan Has Died

McLagen died of a stroke in Austin, Texas yesterday. He was best known for his work with the group Small Faces, who had an American top 20 hit with ‘Itchycoo Park’. After Steve Marriott left […]

94.5 KOOL FM–12/04/2014

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Demolition On Elevation Chandler Has Begun – FINALLY!

As a resident of the southeast valley for the last 13 years, I’ve driven by the ugly monstrosity just off the 101 and Chandler Blvd. know as Elevation Chandler fro around 10 of those years. […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/20/2014

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24 Pictures That Show The Difference Between Phoenix And Buffalo N.Y.

It was (for us) a pretty mild summer.  And right now, the weather’s nearly perfect as people come out of their hibernation. But the story in Buffalo, New York is just the opposite. Lake effect […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/19/2014