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Brain Strain Friday 18
If you're going to screw THIS up, you'll most likely do it just after 4 o'clock this afternoon (or any Friday afternoon) Incorrect Guesses: forget to pick up groceries on the way home, forget to pick up the kids, dinner, to punch your...
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Brain Strain 16 Wednesday
According to experts, men are 8 times more likely to do THIS when married. Incorrect Guesses: eat more food, cook, flirt, go to the doctor, nap, watch chick flicks, make the bed, brown bag lunch, stay late at work, go out with the guys, buy life...
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Brain Strain Thursday 17
A survey of the happiest couples found that they do THIS at least 3 times per month Incorrect Guesses: go out to dinner, go grocery shopping, have alone time, go on a date night Correct Answer: argue
Brain Strain Tuesday 15
Nearly 80% of us do THIS every weekday. Incorrect Guesses: oversleep, watch the news, hit the snooze button, make coffee, stop somewhere for breakfast, check work email in the a.m. before leaving home, wake up before the alarm goes off, go to work,...
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Brain Strain Monday 14
A recent Career dot com survey finds that one in five people quit their job for THIS reason. Incorrect Guesses: because they found another job, can't get along with their boss, to go on vacation Correct Answer:  their Mom told them to.
Sesame Chicken Noodles
So fresh and tasty, feel free to sub out any of the veggies with whatever you have in your fridge! 8 oz uncooked angel hair pasta 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast 1-1/2 cups coleslaw mix 1 can (11 oz) mandarin oranges, drained 1 medium sweet red...
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Brain Strain Friday 11
Nearly 75% of people admit to doing THIS, on a work computer Incorrect Guesses: play video games, play horseshoes, go on a dating site, look for a new job, shop, watch porn, social media, personal email, pay bills, skype, check the weather, watch...
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Pizza Burgers
Kids LOVE these cheese-stuffed burgers (and adults do too!)! 1 tsp minced garlic 1 tsp beef bouillon granules 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1/2 tsp salt 1 pound ground beef 4 slice part-skim mozzarella cheese 4 hamburger buns, split 6 tbsp pizza...
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Brain Strain Thursday 10
Last year a survey said THIS is the worst fashion faux pas ever, however this year it's becoming a trend with celebrities and fashion industry insiders Correct Answer: wearing socks with sandals
Chicken Salad
One of my favorites, you can't go wrong with fruit and nuts! Serve it on romaine leaves for a salad or on a roll as a sandwich. 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tbsp sour cream 1 tbsp lemon juice 1/8 tsp each salt and pepper (more to taste) 4 cups...
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April 26-27 - Tristate Historical Presentation

when: April 26th & 27th
where: Galena River Bank, Galena IL 61036
what: Civil War encampments are back in town. Swarms of 1860’s blue and grey uniformed soldiers will blend once again into the historic skyline of Galena, IL.

The busy schedule calls for military drill in the morning, a battle in the afternoon, a parade in between. Civilians in period-correct attire will grace the camp in living history fashion. The public is invited to watch the proceedings of camp life, observe medical technology of the time and witness the re-enactment of the Siege of Vicksburg (MS), then relax and enjoy a classic Sanitary Fair.

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April 27 - PurpleStride Madison 2014

when: April 27th, 5:00pm
where: Warner Park (2930 N. Sherman Ave. , Madison , WI 53704)
PurpleStride Madison is a family-friendly 5K run and 2-mile walk around the picturesque Warner Park. It is an event that unites the community by raising awareness and support for the fight against pancreatic cancer. The run/walk will take participants on a journey filled with hope and inspiration starting and ending at the Duck Pond. There will be children's activities, entertainment, refreshments and more. There is something for everyone. PurpleStride Madison is sponsored in part by First Weber Group.

Registration 8am
Start time 9am
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Warner Park, 2920 N. Sherman Ave., Madison, WI 53704
$25 pre-event for Adults, $30 day of; Youth 3-12 $10 pre-event, $15 day of
Contact Diane Jensen 608-849-4661

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May 3 - Shred Fest

when: Saturday, May 3rd - 8:30am - 11:00am
where: SVA Certified Public Accountants (1221 John Q Hammons Drive, Madison, WI 53717)
what: Join the BBB in honoring National Secure Your ID Day with SHREDFEST!
Did you know that protecting your identity is largely in your own hands?
56% of identity theft victims traced the theft to something that was stolen from their own possession. So here’s the first rule: If you don’t need it, destroy it! The BBB is here to help.
Bring up to 3 paper bags of documents (up to 50 lbs) and we’ll shred it for you - on the spot, for free! What should be shredded? Old checks, junk mail, bank and credit card statements, old tax returns and receipts, among many other things. For a records retention schedule, a list of items that should be shredded, or information about ShredFest, go to

May 3-4 - 17th Annual Madison Antique Showcase and Sale

when: Saturday, May 3rd (9am - 6pm) & Sunday, May 4th (10am - 4pm)
where: Alliant Energy Center (1919 Alliant Energy Center Way)
what: The Madison Antiques Show & Sale returns to the Exhibition Hall May 3-4. The show will be offering antiques in Pottery, Mission, Victorian, Deco,  Stoneware, Cutglass, Art Glass Primitives,Americana, Coin-op Native American, Furniture, Sporting, Toys, Paper, Advertising, Oil Painting, Folk Art and MORE! Admission is good for both days. Antiques Appraisals will be offered (no coins, weapons or jewelry) from 1PM-4PM on Saturday and 12PM to 3PM on Sunday.  Cost is $1 each with a 2 item limit (smalls only).  This is a verbal appraisal only.

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May 17 - Catch WOLX at Camping World

When: Saturday, May 17th, 2014 11am - 1pm
Where: Camping World (6195 Metro Dr, DeForest, WI 53532)
What: Catch the WOLX crew at Camping World in DeForest!

May 26 - Memorial Day - The Sale at Schoepp Motors

when: Monday, May 26th
where: Schoepp Motors (1518 N. Stoughton Rd, Madison, WI 53704)
what: Join 94.9 WOLX's David Moore at Schoepp Motors Memorial Day Sale!

June 10-15 - War Horse

when: June 10th - June 15th
where: Overture Center (201 State Street)

A heart-warming tale of loyalty and friendship, and winner of FIVE 2011 Tony Awards®, War Horse tells the story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. When Joey is sold to the cavalry and shipped from England to France, he is soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary journey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man’s land. But Albert cannot forget Joey and, still not old enough to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.

Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness that is currently playing to packed houses in London and around the world. At its heart are astonishing life-sized puppets created by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, that bring to life breathing, galloping, charging horses strong enough for men to ride.

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June 15 - Join Heather Moore at the Opening of Copp's New Store

when: June 14th
where: Copp's New Store (Located along Cottage Grove Road on the East Side of I 39-90, along County Road BB)
what:  Join WOLX's Heather Moore at the Opening of a new Copp's Store in the Grandview Commons development!

July 7 - Badger Bowl Benefit

when: Monday, July 7th 4pm - 12am
where: Badger Bowl (506 E Badger Rd)
what: Save the Date!  One Night Only!  A Benefit at Badger Bowl with all donations benefitting local charities!  Tenant Appreciation from 4pm-8pm & Music from 8pm-Midnight!

July 19 - WOLX Rocks Camping World

When: Saturday, July 19th, 2014 11am - 1pm
Where: Camping World (6195 Metro Dr, DeForest, WI 53532)
What: Hang with the WOLX Crew at Camping World!

September 13 - Join WOLX at Camping World

When: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 11am - 1pm
Where: Camping World (6195 Metro Dr, DeForest, WI 53532)
What: Join the WOLX Crew at Camping World!