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SEAN LAMB was born and raised in Cambridge City, and grew up listening to Kicks 96 every morning on his route to school. His love for the local community and country music makes him a perfect fit for our Brewer Broadcasting team. Sean brings a sincerity to the airwaves that quickly makes you feel like you're listening to a long time friend. When Sean isn't on air as part of the Kicks Morning Crew, you can find him performing around the Midwest with his band.

DAVE PATRICK is a Greensburg native who's made country radio stops in Illinois, Missouri, and most recently Lafayette, IN. Dave is happily divorced and has no kids, but he does have a 14-year-old "puggle" - that's part pug, part beagle, all stomach - named Bonzi (pronounced Bonzee). When he's not in the studio, Dave loves live music, golf, and gadgets. Be sure to wake up with the NEW Kicks 96 Morning Crew, Sean & Dave!

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Dave's Weight-Loss Blog #2

Week #2 brings a few behavior modifications to work on at work.   Since I wake up at 3:15 in the morning, I eat breakfast before 5am. And then the snacking starts. So first, I need to pick something a little healthier for breakfast. I'm going with either egg whites or oatmeal mixed with nonfat yogurt. And if I'm gonna snack, I've got some granola bars. Hopef...
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Dave's Weight-Loss Blog #1

Ok, it's been about a week since I decided I'm gonna lose weight. Update time.   When I decided to make this whole thing public, I started out at 260.6 lbs.   My first step was to decide to start eating better. Maybe not healthier, but smaller portions. And for the most part, I've been behaving...except for all the stress-eating I di...
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What Does Watermelon Have to Do with Dew? A LOT!

This is a "major" development!   Mountain Dew has unveiled a new permanent flavor for the first time in over a decade, with their new Major Melon drink. As you probably figured out from the name (and the picture for...
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It's Time For a Change!

It's "Storytime with Dave", boys and girls.   I made a New Year's Resolution to lose weight.    I know, so unique and outside of the box.   I'm not the heaviest I've ever been, but I'm not far from it. I stepped on the scale this morning (1/6) and weighed in at 260.6. ...
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Reese's Roses Revealed... Really!

When it comes to this new Reese's design, I have to wonder what took them so long!    Just in time for Valentine's Day, Hershey's announced a batch of new products, including Reese's Peanut Butter Roses. It's exactly what you think it is: a Reese's Peanu...
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Serve a Giant Twinkie for Thanksgiving!

A Twinkie at Thanksgiving? What's the big idea?   Hostess has unveiled a "party size" Twinkie baking kit - a two-pound Twinkie that should serve at least eight people. The kit comes with a custom baking pan and ...
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Make Your Own Custom Oreos!

This is a dangerous new development for my checkbook AND my waistline: custom Oreos!   Oreo has created OREOiD: an online tool to create your own Oreo design!   You can choose from 8 creme filling colors, and add dip, sprinkles and...
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The Toys "R" Us Hot Toy List is out!

Toys "R" Us may not be what it used to be, but Geoffrey still has his Hot Toy List ready to go!   The top 20 toys, in alphabetical order, are:   Barbie Dreamhouse Dollhouse with Wheelchair Accessible Elevator from Mattel Blue's Clues &...
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Want Half a Christmas Tree?

You don't have to go all-out to decorate this Christmas tree!   The Hammacher Schlemmer website is selling what they call the "Against the Wall" tree - it's literally half of a tree. You put it up against the wall and then decorate the half that's visible.&nbs...
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Is the Pandemic Causing Cracked Teeth?

Add this to the list of 'Rona worries: cracked teeth!   Dentists are noticing more cracked teeth, and they believe it's due to people grinding their teeth more. So what's stressing them out?    Well, *g...
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Lose Weight, Gain Money?

A fitness website wants you to drop pounds and pick up some cash!   Total Shape is going to pay four people $8,000 apiece to lose the weight they gained during quarantine - each person will use a different diet.   And if they can hit certain milestones, they can pick up a $5,000 bonus for a tot...
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This Workout Trend Will Cause Double-Takes!

This is something that would definitely surprise me at the gym...if I ever went to the gym!   A new workout trend is skin-colored clothes (bike shorts, leggings, etc.) that make peopl...
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Vinyl Records Are Outselling CDs!

2020 continues to surprise, this time for a good reason!   Vinyl record sales nearly doubled CDs for the first half of the year! Vinyl brought in $232.1 million (a 4% increase), compared to $129.9 million in CD sales (a 48% drop). That marks the first time since the 80s th...
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PB&J for HOW MUCH?

You can get a PB&J at PB&J, but it's gonna cost you!   A restaurant in Chicago called PB&J (which stands for Pizza, Beer, and Jukebox) is now selling a PB&J on their menu. And you can get it for the low low price of $3.50.   Wait, I'm sorry. ...
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Could It Be? A Hangover Cure?

If this is true, just give these folks the Nobel Prize for Medicine now!   A group of researchers from Finland believe they've discovered a cure for hangovers. They claim 1200 mg of an amino acid known as L-...
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Got a Cough? Try This, Honey.

We're not trying to sweet-talk you. Honey could actually be the best thing for your cough!   Researchers from the University of Oxford took a look at 14 studies and came to the conclusion that honey is more effective at treating cough symptoms than other cough remedies. The a...
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Make Chocolate Healthier? But, WHY?

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. That should be the case for chocolate, and yet, here we are.   Researchers at the American Chemical Society believe they've managed to make milk chocolate healthier without altering the taste or texture. How? Apparently by blending in s...
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Left Handers Day

It's the day where it's right to be left! National (or International) Left Handers Day is August 13th, so the Morning Crew decided to test their lefty skills.   Sean and Dave are both right-handed, but they tried to write a sentence and draw a dog left-handed.   Sean did pretty well. Dave...um...completed the task.   ...
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Beef Stick Mistaken for Dynamite in a Car!

Cops were called to a report of dynamite spotted in a car in Kansas. Turns out, the situation was far less explosive.   The owner of the car removed the object from the dash - the object, by the way, was an unopened beef stick.  &...
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Breakfast? Mac & Cheese, Please!

The pandemic has caused lots of changes: working from home, social distancing, and mac & cheese for breakfast?   Kraft did a survey and found that 56% of parents are letting their kids have macaroni & cheese for breakfast, so they're leaning in by giving out special-edition boxes labeled "Macaroni & Cheese BREAKFAST" instead of "Macar...
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Should You Freeze Your Sheets?

Folks are trying to find ways to sleep more comfortably during the summer heat, even going as far as putting their sheets in the freezer!   So, does it work? Well, it depends on who you ask. A couple years ago, The New York Times di...
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Airbnb for Swimming Pools?

If you want to make some extra $$$ and you have a pool, you can always rent it out!   Swimply is an Airbnb-style app that lets you rent your private pool out at an hourly rate. Renters can also ...
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Here's a Recipe I'd NEVER Try!

I don't know why someone decided to make this, but it's a real recipe, and I'll never try it.   Hot Dog Rice Krispie Treats.   You read that correctly. A recipe for Hot Dog Rice Krispie Treats, topped with ketchup, mustard, and relish. &nb...
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This Beer Is The Bomb! No, Wait...

Usually you have to shake a beer to build up the pressure, but not Down Under.   An Australian brewer has had to recall some of their beer, due to potential explosion. Maybe th...
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Town Names: Let's Get Weird!

Someone made a list of the weirdest town name in each state, and while I applaud the effort, I disagree with some of the choices.   There are some excellent entries on this list (lookin' at you, Booger Hollow, Arkansas), but I feel the "winner" for Indiana should be reconsidered. Bean Blossom? Really? In a state that boasts a "Santa Claus" AND a ...
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Tom Hanks: Hot Dog Vendor?

Baseball looks and sounds a little different this year. No fans in the stands (no real fans, that is), which would mean no crowd noise. Teams have been ...
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Wait, This Guy Did What??

That must have been one tasty kebab!   A 25-year-old man in the UK drunkenly broke into his home recently. Why? Well, because he was locked out, yes, but also because he didn't want a kebab that he bought to get cold before he could eat it. &n...
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Mike Tyson vs. a Shark?

This feels like it's going to build to a big letdown, but what the heck: Mike Tyson is coming out of retirement! And who will Iron Mike face in his first bout?    A shark.   At least, that's what the folks from the Discovery Channel are saying. Shark We...
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Are Your Taxes Done?

I feel like Bill Murray. Well, it's Tax Day... again.   That's right, today is the deadline to get your taxes filed. That deadline of course was moved back this year due to the pandemic. If your mailing your paperwork in, make sure you check with the local Post Office to see how late they will be open to accept your return. ...
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Move Over She-Shed, Make Way For Granny Pods!

No, this isn't an article about a new music player for the elderly.   The "granny pod" is basically a guest house designed for an elderly relative, complete with safety features like handrails and other first aid resources. More high-tech touc...
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Pizza Shop Owner Stops Robbery With Pizza!

Who throws a pizza? Honestly!   The answer to that saucy question is the owner of Stargate Pizza in Greenwood, Delaware. He was closing up the shop on Friday night when a man approached and allegedly threatened him with a machete, de...
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Work From Home...In Barbados?

Hang on, we're trying to figure out if we can set up a remote studio in Barbados.   The Caribbean island is looking to attract folks who find themselves working remotely to come to their country and spend some time, and hopefully, money.   ...
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New Lay's Flavors Coming Soon!

Lay's will launch five new potato chip flavors soon, and like their classic slogan says, we won't be able to eat just one.   The new flavors are inspired by restaurants all across the country: Lay's Kettle Cook...
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Here's Hershey's Halloween Candy Line!

It's never too early to start thinking about Halloween! Here's what Hershey's has in mind for this year.   Kit Kat will have a different look this Halloween - Witch's Brew. That's a bright green coating and marshmallow taste with the usu...
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Who Wants Mayo Ice Cream?

If you love barbecue sauce, but wish you could have it in ice cream form, your dream is about to come true!   Heinz is selling kits that will allow you to turn their sauces into ice cream. Heinz Creamz - yes, that is the real name - come in ketchup (although the website is cur...
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They're Always After Me Hot Chocolate!

Finally, I can stop ruining boxes of cereal just to have a decent cup of hot chocolate!   Swiss Miss has unveiled Lucky Charms Hot Chocolate - yep, hot chocolate with Lucky Charms marshmallows. I imagine they'll do the same thing to the beverage that they do to my ...
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Inflatable Pool, Party of One

How does a free pool that you don't have to share sound? Here's how you could win one!   Blue Bunny (yes, the ice cream folks) want to give you a personal pool, perfectly sized for one person, to beat the heat this summer.   All you have to do is sign up at funlightenment.com for ...
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Could Your Christmas Tree Be Guinness-Fed?

Welcome to July! Let's talk Christmas. *insert shrug emoji here*   A side effect of the pandemic is lots of booze went unsold at bars and restaurants. So what do you do with all that alcohol? Apparently, if you're Guinness, you feed it to th...
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