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Free Ticket Window Winners – “Newsies”

Thanks for siging up for Happy 103.1’s Free Ticket Window for a chance to win tickets to see “Newsies” at the Williamsport Comminity Arts Center July 26 – 28th! Tickets available at www.caclive.com. Congratulations to our winners, Casey L. of Clearance and Dale W. of Huntingdon, they win a pair of tickets for the Friday July 26th…

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National French Fry Day

In honor of tomorrow (Saturday) being National French Fry Day, we thought we’d share some news you can abuse… – Visual Economics says the average person consumes 29 pounds of French fries a year. – 47% of people always choose a salad over fries (Aetna) – Americans consume 30 pounds of French fries, pizza, and…

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“You Can Do It!”

  A new study in the Journal of Sports Science found a trick to performing better.  And it might work in other situations, not just sports . . . Researchers in the U.K. watched how 22 different cyclists pumped themselves up for a bunch And they found that talking to yourself in the SECOND PERSON…

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Rules for Hotel Tipping

  According to a recent survey, 41% of Americans don’t think you need to tip the maid at hotels.  46% said you should leave a tip.  And 13% weren’t sure. So what do etiquette experts have to say about it?  The short answer is yes, you should definitely leave a tip.  Here are four rules they say to follow…

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Getting Ready for Work

All the time you spend at work is annoying.  But how much time do you waste just getting READY to go to work?  A new poll found the average person will spend THREE MONTHS of their life getting ready for work each day.  (Seems low.) The survey also looked at how much time we spend in our bathroom…

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A Year With Frog & Toad Winners

Congratulations to Cathy W. from Allport, Mikala J. from Beech Creek and Peggy M. from Philipsburg.  As our latest Free Ticket Window Winners,  they each receive a voucher, good for a four pack of tickets to a show from Penn State Centre Stage on July 10-14,

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Hidden Fourth of July Hazards

Obviously fireworks are the biggest safety hazard.  And you’ve gotta wear lots of sunblock if you’re outside all day.  But here are four hidden hazards to think about this weekend . . . 1.  Dehydration.  Some of the early signs are dizziness, fatigue, and nausea.  So drink more water than normal.  And catch some shade…

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Fireworks Safety Tips

About 300 people a day go to the ER with firework-related injuries around the Fourth of July.  Don’t be one of them.  Here are the six most important fireworks safety tips you need to remember . . . 1.  Make sure they’re legal where you are.  Even if the state says certain fireworks are okay,…

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Things to Look Forward to in July

1.  Amazon Prime Day is coming up . . . and it’s two days now, on July 15th and 16th. 2.  Some big movies hit theaters this month:  “Spider-Man: Far From Home” opens tomorrow.  The live-action “Lion King”comes out July 19th.  And Quentin Tarantino’s new movie, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” opens July 26th. 3.  The third season of “Stranger Things” hits Netflix this Thursday.  And two…

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Tips for Saving Money This Summer

Here are four tips on how to save some money this summer . . .  1.  Find free events.  Summer is the most popular time for street festivals, outdoor concerts, and other community events that are usually free to attend. 2.  Host a garage sale.  The benefits are two-fold:  You’ll de-clutter the house AND hopefully…

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What Parents Miss Most About Life before Children

A recent survey, of 2,000 parents reveals what they miss most about life before children. According to the survey, more than anything, parents miss driving their cars in peace, watching television, and sparking “romance” with their significant other without worrying about anyone else in the house. Despite the perks of those glory days, all parents…

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College Majors That People Regret the Most

There are a lot of people today staring at six figures worth of student loan debt and wondering if that history degree was really worth it A new survey asked people which college majors they regret the most.  And here are the results . . . 1.  Humanities majors, which includes history, languages, English, philosophy,…

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Ways You’re Wasting Money on Your Health

A new study just found vitamin D pills don’t actually help your heart.  Other studies had shown a link between heart disease and vitamin D deficiencies.  But the new study found taking pills doesn’t really make a difference. Things that WILL help your heart include exercise, a healthy diet, and quitting smoking.  Here are four more health-related…

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10 Traits That Make a Great Manager

The best managers are those who are able to get the best out of the people who work under them and make them want to stay with the company, but what exactly makes for a good boss? Google did research for over 10 years under the code name Project Oxygen to come up with answers…

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Five Myths About Summer

In honor of today being the first day of summer, we’re busting five of the most common summertime MYTHS . . . 1.  “You can catch a cold from air conditioning.”  Not exactly . . . at least not from the temperature alone.  But there IS some evidence that running the AC constantly can dry…

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Five Things You Might Not Know About UV Damage

Summer officially starts tomorrow.  And a new poll looked at how much people know . . . and DON’T know . . . about the dangers of too much sun.  Here are five things you might not know about UV damage . . . 1.  30% of people didn’t know you can still get burnt…

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Top Issues with Our Car That We’re Currently Ignoring

If your “check engine” lights comes on, what do you do?  Take it straight to the shop, or ignore it for a while and hope it turns off? A new survey found 1 in 7 drivers are currently driving around in a car that potentially has a serious issue.  And 29% of people who’ve had their “check…

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Little Things That Could Ruin Your Chances of Landing a Job

When you’re looking for a job, pay attention to the small stuff.  Here are four little things that can ruin your chances . . . 1.  Not applying for the job properly in the first place.  Like emailing the wrong person, or not using the online system they set up for applications.  Just read the…

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How To Become a Morning Person

Night owls tend to act like it’s in their DNA to stay up late and be exhausted in the morning. But a new study found it IS possible to turn yourself into a morning person.  You just have to be vigilant for about a month.  Here are the five steps you need to follow . .…

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New Study Says That Sleeping With The Lights On May Cause Weight Gain

A new study has found that sleeping with the TV or lights on may cause women to gain weight! The study — which was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, analzyzed 43,722 women. The study found that sleeping with an artificial light on at night was “significantly associated with increased risk of weight…