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Tony's glad to be back in Omaha after a stint in Atlanta, where he won an Associated Press Award for Best Newscast. He also worked for CNN Radio and the Georgia News Network.
In Omaha, Tony's been on the radio for decades, starting out on Sweet 98's Breakfast Flakes show and ending up with a long tour of duty on sister station KGOR. In addition to his KFAB duties, he also provides morning news on sister stations KGOR, KAT103 and 93.3 The Wolf. (Yes, he moves quickly thru the hallways.)
Tony lives in Omaha with his Beautiful Wife, Ronita... enjoying his awesome extended family and the world's greatest city!
If you can stomach it, my friends, here is the tale of an invasive fish... a "Frankenfish", if you will, that can live out of water for days and has started feasting on pondlife in Central Park.
So much so, that NYC officials are hunting these bad boys.
You know, as we jump back into the work week, I thought we could all use a moment of zen. So here is Jack, the best-balanced dog on the interwebs...
Being angry is understandable, given the events of the past week. But don't pull an epic geography fail while online. It just makes the rest of us look cray-cray...
Czechnya is NOT the Czech Republic. It's in Google and everything...
Authorities in the Boston area are looking for 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing. AP sources say Tsarnaev originally is from the Russian region near Chechnya, but he's been living in the Boston suburb of Cambridge. His brother, who was the second suspect in Monday's bombing, was killed overnight in an exchange of gunfire with police in nearby Watertown.
1. WHAT BOMBS IN BOSTON WERE MADE OF
The explosives-builder used pressure cookers packed with metal shards, nails and ball bearings, a source tells the AP.
2. FAMILIES, FRIENDS IN MOURNING
The blasts killed an 8-year-old boy, a 29-year-old restaurant manager and a graduate student at Boston University.
3. POISON LETTER TO LAWMAKER INTERCEPTED
A letter addressed to Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi tests positive for ricin at a processing facility in Washington, D.C.
4. KEY COMPUTER SYSTEM CRASHES
The glitch causes American Airlines to ground all U.S. flights, leaving thousands of passengers stranded for hours.
5. SENDING THEIR REGRETS AHEAD OF THATCHER'S FUNERAL
Nancy Reagan and Gorbachev are among those who can't attend Wednesday's service at London's St. Paul's Cathedral.
6. ANOTHER EARTHQUAKE HITS IRAN
The second quake in less than a week renews concern about the safety of the country's nuclear reactor.
7. WHO'S GOT FIDO'S BACK
Chiropractors say they can help pets, not just people – and do it more cheaply than veterinarians.
8. VENEZUELA'S NEW LEADER CASTS BLAME
Maduro blames the opposition and the U.S. for seven deaths and 61 injuries at a postelection protest.
9. HOW MOVIE RATINGS ARE CHANGING
The MPAA says it will include more prominent descriptions explaining why a movie received a particular rating – a way to better inform parents about violence in films.
10. PAT SUMMERALL DIES AT 82
The NFL player-turned-broadcaster spent half of his four decades calling sports while famously paired with John Madden.