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Boston Marathon Explosions: How You Can Help

Three people were killed and more than 100 injured on Monday afternoon when two explosions went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Rescue organizations have gathered to help and at the the tragic scene, but how can you help?

The Huffington Post has put together a helpful list of ways:

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Getting Botanical in the Spring Spirit with Behka [POLL]

Kids, I'm a person who has never really had much luck in the planting department.  I can keep children and animals alive, and for the most part myself.  But for some reason, unless it's a very low maintenance type of thing, I tend to kill plants. 

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Last-Minute Tax Tips: Filing an Extension, Payment Plans, What Happens if You Don’t Pay

Today, April 15, is Tax Day, and while most of you have filed your 2012 returns, surely some of you out there are going down to the very last minute ... or maybe even a bit beyond. Here are a few important reminders:

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Youth Turkey Huntin’, Crappie Fishin’ and Wounded Warriors Hunt

I've started my blog posts with the weather every day for the last two months.  I thought the crazy weather changes were over and done with.  I can deal with a 15-20 degree temperature change, this IS Missouri.  But come on, from the 70s to the 30s?  This is just ridiculous.

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Misadventures in Sleep [SURVEY]

Kids,  I'm an adult.  I keep telling myself this to remind me that I have certain expectations of adult life.  I have to sweep the floor, I have to feed the cat, I have to pay my water bill, etc.  I also have to go to bed at a decent time and get up and go to work.

I do manage most of the time to get to bed by 10:00 or 10:30, at the latest on weekdays.  On weekends I might stay up and then sleep in, but mostly I try to be pretty regular on the sleepytimes.  I'm experiencing a new situation that's throwing that off, however.

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Ask a DJ Anything!

Got a question you need answered?  Looking for a little sage advice from our DJs?  Well, here's your chance to ask a DJ anything!

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Fishin’ Reports and Turkey Season for Youth

The weather is looking up and it seems like the weather roller coaster is over.  I hope they shut it down.  Well, let's start with some fishin'.  Where are they catching them?  In the water.  No really, they are.

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Doug’s Top 5 Major League Baseball Stadiums to Visit

The first pitch of the season has been thrown, and the Major League Baseball season has begun.  We have a great luxury in being able to cheer for the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals around here. Both cities take great pride in their teams and have fantastic stadiums, Busch Stadium and Kauffman Stadium. While they both are great stadiums, Newstalk 1050 KSIS is giving you the chance to take a trip to see a game of your choice, so I thought it would be fun to list my top five stadiums to visit other than Busch and Kauffman.

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Keep the Kids Safe with the Kiwanis Child Seat Safety Event

Kids, as we all know, parenting can be hard.  And if you're new to it, there are so many more safety features and gadgets and whathasits than we had when I was a kid.  Heck, I remember my Mother having to tell me to sit down in the  car and not stand on the seat.  So we could all use a little guidance when it comes to kid safety.

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IRS Warning — 12 Scams to Watch Out For This Tax Season

The IRS has issued its annual warning about the "Dirty Dozen" schemes out there—ways that certain disreputable folks will try to steal your money or methods people use to hide financial information from the tax agency.

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