Annie was born and raised in Northwest Indiana with her younger sister and parents in Hammond. After spending some time out of the area chasing the radio dream she has moved back to start a family with her two main men: Jager the mutt and fiance Rob. When she is not on the air Annie enjoys cheering her favorite Chicago sports teams (Da Bears, Da Bulls, And Da Sox), hiking, and exploring new fairs and festivals! (Anything Deep Fried she's in!) Annie cannot wait to share her life with you on air and is excited to be back in the Region doing what she loves!
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BRETT FAVRE WOULD BE LEERY LETTING HIS SON PLAY FOOTBALL - IF HE HAD A SON
On "Today," Matt Lauer asked Brett Favre if he would let his child play football. Brett said he would be leery letting his son play football.
SAN FRANCISCO BECOMES GOTHAM CITY FOR 5-YEAR-OLD WITH LEUKEMIA
San Francisco converted itself into Gotham City on Friday for a 5-year-old Batman fan with leukemia. The effort, kicked off by the Make-A-Wish Foundation, involved many institutions. The Gotham City Chronicle ran an article bylined Lois Lane (Superman's reporter girlfriend) and headlined "Penguin can't hide from the Batkid. The U.S. Attorney's Office issued a press release that the Riddler and Penguin have been charged with conspiracy and kidnapping and "face long prison sentences thanks to Batkid." Miles Scott has been battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia since he was 20 months old. The disease has been in remission since June. Friday's effort involved at least 12,000 volunteers. Miles rescued a woman from cable-car tracks and arrested the Riddler, both feats watched by cheering crowds. Enthusiasm for Batkid spread outside San Francisco. Messages came from members of Congress and from President Obama. "Way to go, Miles. Way to save Gotham," the president said in a short video.
TURKEY SHORTAGE ALERT - AMERICA'S LARGEST PRODUCER FAILS TO FATTEN UP BIRDS IN TIME FOR THANKSGIVING
America's largest producer of Thanksgiving turkeys has announced a shortage of fresh birds, just as millions of families begin clearing space in their fridge for the holidays. Butterball said Friday that it had fewer than usual fresh large turkeys because its poultry has had trouble gaining weight on some of the company's farms. While there are ample supplies of its frozen large varieties, Butterball told retailers, including East Coast grocery chain Big Y Foods Inc., their orders for fresh turkeys 16 pounds and bigger have been cut by 50 percent. “We experienced a decline in weight gains on some of our farms causing a limited availability of large, fresh turkeys,”
Last night it was a close one in Nashville, but the Colts pulled out the win over the Titans 30-27. So far, Scott and I are 1-0! Let's see how we hold up after the weekend!
Annie's Picks (Winners in BOLD)
Ravens at Bears
Patriots at Carolina Panthers
Ravens at Bears
Patriots vs. Panthers
Are there any phrases that you absolutely HATE? Let us know yours on Facebook!
Here's a list of the top 10 worst comforting phrases:
1. Get a grip
2. Pull yourself together
3. There, there
4. Pain is just weakness leaving the body
5. Keep a stiff upper lip
6. Plenty more fish in the sea
7. Pain is temporary, quitting lasts forever
8. Worse things happen at sea
9. That’s too bad
10. Chin up
Can you remember you're favorite toy growing up? The one you just absolutely had to have for Christmas? I'll never understand how those ugly Cabbage Patch Kids ever became the MUST HAVE... but I did want one!!! Let us know yours on Facebook!
Here are the top most popular Christmas toys over the past 50 years:
1. Cabbage Patch Dolls
2. The Rubik’s cube
4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
5. Buzz Lightyear
6. Barbie doll
9. Sylvanian Families
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