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Millennials Have Had the Worst Economic Luck of Any Generation in U.S. History

They say millennials have killed everything from the diamond industry to drip coffee. Now, a new study says it’s millennials who are getting killed by the economy. “After accounting for the present [coronavirus] crisis, the average millennial has experienced slower economic growth since entering the workforce than any other generation in U.S. history,” The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Measuring America’s growth in …

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“Aggressive” Rats on the Rise Due to Restaurant Shutdowns, CDC Says

Move over, Pizza Rat! The CDC said Thursday that rats are getting more aggressive as food becomes harder for them to find thanks to restaurant shutdowns. “Some jurisdictions have reported an increase in rodent activity as rodents search for new sources of food,” they say. “Environmental health and rodent control programs may see an increase in service requests related to rodents and …

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‘March to Open Restaurants’ Planned At Big Ole Park

A couple hundred people are interested in a Facebook event titled ‘March to Open Restaurants.’ It’s happening Tuesday the 26th at 5:00 PM at Big Ole Park. The online group calls it a death march for Alexandria Restaurants. The description reads, “Current orders by Gov Walz have sealed the fate for Alexandria restaurants. We will not survive. We need to …

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How to Dye Your Kid’s Hair With Kool-Aid

If you’re looking for a fun way to kill some quarantine time with your kids, Lifehacker suggests coloring their hair with something that all the stores are sure to have in stock: Kool-Aid. Here’s how to do it: Mix the desired Kool-Aid color/flavor with hot water. Start with one packet, and a couple of teaspoons of hot water, and mix. You …

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Is “Walktailing” a Pandemic Drinking Trend That’s Built to Last?

With most Americans unable to sit down at a bar or hit the gym over the past two months, The New York Times reports that boozy multitaskers have been combining a leisurely pedestrian workout with happy hour by “walktailing” through their neighborhoods. One Texas woman, Pam LeBlanc, went so far as to put on a fancy dress and twirl through the streets …

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Salute To The Songwriters

This Saturday night, we’re so excited to bring you a special program on KIK-FM, commercial-free from 7 to 10pm! Just like our local businesses in the Alexandria area are essential to our business – we wouldn’t be on the air every day without music. Sometimes, for those of us that aren’t singer/songwriters, it seems like songs just ‘exist.’ But it’s …

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