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I have always loved radio. This goes back to my childhood when a neighbor had a talk show on a Detroit station. I would go down to the station with him, watch and listen to him, and think "I want to do that one day!" I started out with a radio class in high school, interned at the neighbor's station, and then continued in college. Unfortunately, like most new college graduates, I had bills to pay, so I took a job in sales instead of following my passion. After a few sales jobs over a ten year period, including an Internet start-up that didn't work out, I took time to figure out what I wanted to do with the rest of my life, and would make me happy while doing it. This led me back to radio. I went to Specs Howard to get reacquainted with the industry and while there, did yet another internship at WWJ 950AM. From there I got my first break reporting the news for a group of radio stations in Big Rapids, Michigan. My claim to fame while there? I was standing next to United States Senator Carl Levin who was in town speaking when two college students ran up and threw a pie into his face. I had gotten the audio too! No one else there had pictures or video. Fox News, ABC and others called and asked for it. After about 15 months there, I wanted to come back to this side of the state where my family and friends are, and take on a new challenge. In September 2011, I was hired in as the News Director here at WFNT 1470. I am happy to be here, look forward to working in the Flint community, and helping to make WFNT the media presence I know it can be!
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MDOT Looking for Sponsors of Rest Areas, Welcome Centers

The Michigan Department of Transportation has announced they are seeking proposals for an advertising and sponsorship program of the state's rest areas and welcome centers. MDOT says the idea is for sponsors to partially fund the operations of the facilities

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General Motors Adding Solar Panels to Local Facilities

General Motors has announced it will be increasing its renewable energy use by adding three acres of solar arrays at two local facilities.

GM's processing center in Swartz Creek and engine plant in Flint will be outfitted with 150-kilowatt, ground mount solar arrays which are expected to generate a combined 400,000 kilowatt hours of renewable energy per year to the facilities grids

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Two Local Men Facing Charges on Multiple Home Invasions

Two local men are facing charges of multiple home invasions over the past six months. According to WNEM, Chad Michels of Flint and Bobby McConeghy of Durand are both in custody and have been linked to a series of home invasions in southern Shiawassee County. Large amounts of jewelry and firearms were stolen during those robberies. The men were tracked down when they t

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Gov. Snyder Signs Bills to Increase Penalties for Drive-By Shootings

Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation on Monday that will increase penalties for drive-by shootings.

In a statement, Snyder said "the safety and wellbeing of all Michiganders is and always will be a top priority

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Michigan State Police Warn “When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors”

To promote lightning safety awareness week, the Michigan State Police is reminding residents that "when thunder roars, go indoors." The MSP's Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division says summer is the peak season for lightning strikes and that on average 53 people are killed and hundreds are severely injured each year

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