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Words to the Wise and Affirmation; “Timing is everything.”

Coming Soon!  Freddie Bell introduces a way to show  that you’re one of Freddie’s Favorite Listeners. #FFL

Minnesota Twins outfielder Torii Hunter is calling it a career.  The Twins confirmed yesterday he is retiring after 19 big league seasons, including 12 in Minnesota.  Hunter ends his career a nine-time Gold Glove winner and five-time All-Star.

Major League Baseball’s 111th World Series opens tonight.  The American League champion Kansas City Royals are hosting the New York Mets in Game One.
A Minneapolis man is facing second-degree murder charges in the deadly shooting of a young St. Paul mother.

Authorities are trying to determine if the remains found in Douglas County are that of a missing University of Minnesota-Morris student.

Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is writing a book about his time in office.  Rybak announced yesterday that “Pothole Confidential: My Life as Mayor of Minneapolis” will be published next year.

President Obama returns to his hometown of Chicago today to speak to a gathering of police chiefs.  Obama’s expected to call for stricter gun laws and speak to the broader issue of community policing



Nick Cannon isn’t afraid to give Chris Brown some high praises.  The “America’s Got Talent” host took to Instagram to compliment Chris Brown, declaring he is the perfect combination of both Michael Jackson and Tupac.
It looks like Chris Brown and his baby mama are finally putting their feud aside.  The singer and Nia Guzman have been spatting over each other’s parenting techniques since their one-year-old daughter was born.


“The View” has Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.  On late night, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” has Julie Bowen and a performance by Carrie Underwood.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” has Hillary Clinton, Anthony Bourdain, Carrie Brownstein and Lianne La Havas. FOX is airing the 2015 World Series.

National American Beer Day is observed annually by beer drinkers across the nation celebrate on October 27.

There are more than 2,100 breweries that manufacture beer in the United States. They range in size from industry giants to brew pubs and microbreweries.

  • The U.S. produced 196 million barrels of beer in 2009.
  • The U.S. consumes roughly 20 US gallons of beer per capita annually.
  • In 2008, the United States was ranked sixteenth in the world in per capita consumption, while total consumption was second only to China.
  • Prohibition in the early twentieth century caused nearly all American breweries to close.
  • After prohibition was repealed the industry had consolidated into a small number of large-scale breweries.
  • The majority of the new breweries in the U.S. are small breweries and brewpubs, who, as members of the Brewers Association, are termed “craft breweries” to differentiate them from the larger and older breweries.
  • The most common style of beer produced by the big breweries is American lager.To celebrate National American Beer Day, enjoy your favorite American Beer. Remember to always drink responsibly and to never drink and drive. Use #AmericanBeerDay to post on social media.

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