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WQMX Concert Quick Reference

  Reference list of WQMX Country Concerts 2014 The Band Perry July 31st@ Medina County Fair  Rascal Flatts August 1 @ Blossom  Luke BryanAugust 21 @ Blossom  Luke Bryan August 22@ Blossom  [ ... ]

Daily Scoop for week of July 28

Today is Tell us Something Good Tuesday and also National Chicken Wing Day,  Lasagna Day and National Rain Day Also, it is the anniversary of the – Royal Wedding: Prince Charles/ Lady Diana Spencer were married in 1981. Birthdays – Martina McBride is 48 Starbucks is working on an [ ... ]

LOCAL GOLF - Dewsweeper Golf Course Review - Maplecrest

Course:  Maplecrest Golf Course Location: Kent/Tallmadge/Brimfield area - Portage County Directions: 219 Tallmadge Rd, Kent - Right off I-76  15 minutes from Akron 50 from Cleveland Dewsweepers Tee Time Was: 645

DVD - New Streaming and DVD July 29

This week two very big movie are available to you for home use.  One is a big action epic that stirred a bit of controversy. The other, an adult comedy that had a ton of hype, and some good success.

MOVIE REVIEW - Hercules

Here comes the second attempt to get us interested in the legendary Hercules. This one pulls out The Rock, and a bigger budget to make a larger splash than the flop a year or so ago.

Country Music News

Scoop for week of August 12

Friday

It's National Tell a Joke Day! A significant date in music  history  Elvis Died on this day in 1977 – he was 42 years old and  Kathie Lee Gifford is 60 today

Browns Win24-6 over the Lions!

Luke Bryan is looking to have a record-breaking week when the final numbers come in for Crash My Party. 450,000 copies by Sunday. 3rd biggest of the year behind Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z

AkronHamburger Festival is this weekend downtown Akron!

Ladies, if you're looking for a man that's not afraid to do a little housework, marry a teacher. A study found that guys who work in fields typically dominated by females do 25% more housework compared to men who work in male-dominated jobs. 

According to a surprising new survey, 70 percent of people would keep working if they won the lottery.

Brantley Gilbert and Jana Kramer have split. According to a source, the engaged couple blame their careers for the break-up.

Nearly 12 million viewers were drawn to the Season 4 premiere of A&E's Duck Dynasty, setting a record for a non-fiction cable series.

A Chinese zoo is under fire for allegedly replacing exotic animals in exhibits with common animals -- and then mislabeling them. The zoo in the People’s Park of Luohe stuck a Tibetan mastiff -- which is a large, longhaired dog -- in a cage and labeled it as an African lion. Zoo patrons reportedly became suspicious when the supposed lion began barking

Thursday

Today is Thursday August 15th…Best Friends Day, National Relaxation Day & Lemon Meringue Pie Day.

It’s also a significant Anniversary in music in 1969: Woodstock

Jennifer Lawrence is 23 today!! Oscar winner last year for Silver Linings Playbook

Browns Play Tonight Lions come to town. Remember new bag policy, final home pre-season game, home opener is September 8 7:30 kickoff on our sister station 97.5 WONE

According to a new study from Ohio State University, smokers cost their employers nearly $6,000 a year more than those who don't smoke. Added health care costs – along with lost productivity of workers stepping away for smoke breaks – added up to $5,816.

Research says obsessive self picture posting can damage real relationships

If you know someone who always walks around barefoot, there's a chance they're not crazy, they could be earthing.  Earthing, or grounding, is the belief that going barefoot connects you to the earth's magnetic field, which, ultimately, improves your health.

According to a new study, a kid is hurt while playing youth sports every 25 seconds. That adds up to 1.35 million emergency room visits each year Most common injuries were strains and sprains, followed by fractures, bruises, and scrapes.

According to a new study, both clean desks and messy desks have benefits. Researchers found that people who work in tidy work environments show more generosity and make healthier food choices. On the other hand, those who work on messy desks are more willing to be creative and take risks.

The United States Department of Agriculture has crunched the numbers and it concludes today that if you had a child in 2012, it'll cost you $241,080 to raise him or her for next 17 years. Factor in inflation, 302,000...

30,000 - Chainsaw accidents in the U.S. each year.

Wednesday Scoop:

Today is Creamsicle Day.

Happy 68th birthday to comedian Steve Martin

Browns Play again TomorrowLions come to town. Wonder what Bernie Kosar will say this week?

Last week we gave the odds for the lottery—and the states that had won the most and won the least. New Jersey was at the bottom of the list for lucky states. Not any more. The "Ocean's 16." from Ocean County, New Jersey vehicle maintenance employees will split one third of last week's $448 million Powerball jackpot. Six of the 16 said that their homes were damaged in by super storm Sandy last year.

At Taco Bell…Fiery Doritos Locos Tacos. The third DLT hits Taco Bell restaurants nationwide on August 22, combining spicy chili with a hint of lime flavor in a crunchy red shell.

Shark Week helped Discovery to become the No. 1 network last week in all of TV among men including broadcast and cable. FOOTNOTE: 1. Under the Dome, CBS, 10.42 million #1 show!

Could it be close to the end of the super mergers? At least for the airline industry? American Airlines and U.S. Airways might have to put the brakes on their planned merger The $11 billion merger would create the world's largest airline. Court says no.....more to come.

Facebook shared Tuesday that more than 128 million U.S. users log into the web version of the site every day. That's more than 40% of all Americans.

And the hosts of the 47th Annual CMA Awards are Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood.

BTW - There seem to be a couple of different versions of Luke Byrans new CD out. m Some with DVD and 4 bonus tracks.

Monday Scoop

Monday…It's Middle Child's Day.

Box Office Biggies Elysium - $30.4 million - We're the Millers - $26.6 Planes - $22.5 million

North Olmsted Native Jason Dufner wins The PGA Tournament in Rochester NY...Golfs final major of the year

Consumers are about to get a break at the gas pump for the rest of 2013 and much of 2014.

September 10 New iPhone out, will it be 6?

A new survey has shown that Americans are keeping their cars and trucks longer than ever. This is unexpected because new car sales are actually increasing.

Studies have shown that Wednesday evening – at 6:55 p.m., to be precise – is the moment when most people break down and pour themselves a mid-week glass of wine (or three).

According to a new British survey, high unemployment rates are taking their toll on deodorant sales. Seven percent of young guys admit they’ve recently stopped using deodorant – and other 5 percent have stopped washing their hair.

A new survey revealed that 62% of people gained weight after starting a serious relationship. Portion size is the culprit. 56% said they ended up eating portion sizes that are much larger than they would normally consume.

Football helmets manufactured by Schutt Sports now have safety labels warning people using the helmet to … not play football. The warning reads: “No helmet system can protect you from serious brain and/or neck injuries including paralysis or death. To avoid these risks, do not engage in the sport of football.”

TripAdvisor.com says--The best cities for pizza in America –

San Diego, California

Las Vegas, Nevada

Boston, Massachusetts

New York City, New York

Seattle, Washington

A new coffee company claims their brew will help you to help you shed pounds with every sip. It’s called Javita Burn & Control Weight Loss Coffee and it contains something called garcinia cambogia, which is a tropical fruit extract that supposedly boosts metabolism and lowers cholesterol.

Luke Bryans CD Crash My Party out Tomorrow

Kenny Chesney logged his 100th stadium show in eight years on Saturday with a sold-out concert at Met-Life Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will retu

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