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Win Tickets to Monster Truck Fall Nationals at Lonestar Speedway

This morning between 9 and noon I'll be giving away several pairs of tickets to the Monster Truck Fall Nationals at Lonestar Speedway.  Following is more info on the event for Saturday.

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Congratulations To Our First Rock-A-Holics ‘Song of the Day’ Winner

Isabel from Tyler is our first Rock-A-Holic 'Song of the Day' winner.  Isabel was caller 9 when she hear Def Leppard's, Rock of Ages.  You could be next!

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Win $100 With the Rock-A-Holics ‘Song of the Day’ on Classic Rock 96.1

You already listen to the best rock music in East Texas, so why not get paid to do so? Classic Rock 96.1 is giving you the chance to do just that with the $100 Song of the Day.

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Win Tickets To The Lonestar Speedway SUPR Labor Day 40

Win Tickets To The Lonestar Speedway SUPR Labor Day 40.  The action is this Saturday and I (Don Jones) will be giving away tickets Thursday and Friday between 9a-2p.  Here's more info about the race!

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Tyler’s Adam Nunn, 96X Hottest Bartender Contestant, Dies in Car Accident at Age 27

Adam Nunn, a popular Tyler bartender who competed in our 96X Hottest Bartender Contest earlier this year, died Saturday night in a car accident in Flint.

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Today is National Aviation Day — Here’s How I Celebrated It Early Over the Weekend

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt established Aug. 19 as National Aviation Day since it is the birth date of Orville Wright.  You may remember that Orville piloted the first human powered flight on Dec. 17, 1903.  Yesterday I visited, by airplane, what is designated as the oldest private air field in Texas.

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‘Bigfoot Wars’ Movie to Start Filming in East Texas [VIDEO]

A movie starring C. Thomas Howell and Judd Nelson called Bigfoot Wars is being filmed in Mineola and surrounding areas. According to a story on KLTV.com, "Filmmakers say Mineola was chosen for its homespun small town charm."

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Lottery Fever Is Heating Up Just Like The East Texas Temperatures

The Powerball lottery jackpot is up to a record setting $425 million after no one matched all the numbers for the $307 million jackpot!

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Don’s Flying Adventures + Landing On The Earth [VIDEO]

Since beginning my regular trips to the 96x studio each day I haven't had as much time to fly. Occasionally, the wife and I will make a little trip somewhere, so in between I like to stay sharp. Flying isn't something that you want to become just OK at.

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HeadCRasher, Flickr
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The Top 5 Beers to Drink on National IPA Day

That is right folks, today is National IPA Day. This is a day that should be widely celebrated by the best of beer lovers. Not much of an IPA fan? What is wrong with you? Take this day to become acquainted with one of the best gifts to the world, IPA. 

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Join Me at Qwik Bike in Tyler Today to Support Bikers Rule 4 School

Come see me today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Qwik Bike in Tyler to help East Texas kids and the fifth annual Bikers Rule 4 School.

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Buckcherry to Play at Clicks Live in Tyler

Clicks Live in Tyler is on a roll booking rock concerts in 2013, and it doesn't look like they're slowing down anytime soon. Clicks is bringing high-profile rock act Buckcherry to Tyler on Saturday, Sept. 7.

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