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Ever Thought About Being On Y107?

At Y107, there’s a ton of things we LOVE! We love our community. We love you, our listeners. We love the music! We love social media. We love culture. And, we LOVE having fun!  But, there’s too few of us in the building, and we would LOVE to add some fresh voices to the mix. If you’ve ever thought about …

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Sour Patch Kids Cereal Is A Thing

Plate of Sour Patch Kids with jug of milk

No, it’s not April Fools. The candy that’s sour, then sweet, is getting the cereal treatment. Sour Patch Kids cereal is a thing! Let me start by saying I’m a HUGE Sour Patch Kids fan. I love all sorts of sour candies, and they are right up near the top of the list.  I’m also a big cereal fan. And …

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Slashstreet Is Slaying Your Socials!

Michael Myers, Jason, Freddie, Leatherface, and Ghostface as the Slashstreet Boys

If you haven’t seen it yet, give yourself 4:16 to enjoy the magic of the “SlashStreet Boys”, as Jason, Michael Myers, Freddie, Leatherface, and Ghostface cover the Backstreet Boys. I caught someone in the office watching it laughing their butt off. The whole time, I was thinking “but that’s so OLD!” But I was soooo WRONG!  Last year, Slashstreet was …

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Britney Spears Becoming A Rap Star?

Britney Spears rises from stage in Vegas

Has Britney Spears changed her tune?  It sure sounds like she’s getting a music makeover. Last week, she stirred a ton of excitement, going on Ellen to “announce an announcement“, creating hysteria in Vegas as fans lined up in droves for the tease reveal. Once she finally did show up, she walked the red carpet, signed an autograph, and drove …

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Katy Perry Call It Quits!

Katy Perry cries during Livestream

I guess you can say the firework fizzled out. Katy Perry has announced she is taking a break from the music scene.  She just gave an interview to “Footwear News” of all places saying that she’s been quite busy lately, and it’s time to relax and take time for herself. I love making music, I love writing, and I don’t …

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Play the Celebrity Age Game

There’s a big Twitter blow out going on between celebrity ages, so we’re putting you to the task. We asked you on our FB page to rank the following celebrities in order of oldest to youngest.  What’d you come up with as the order? Answer below | | | | | | | | | \/ Here’s the correct order. …

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MGK vs Eminem: The Battle Continues

MGK vs Eminem

There’s always beef in the rap world, and the latest between Machine Gun Kelly and Eminem has us wondering who’s really winning? The latest update comes from Orlando, as MGK opened for Fall Out Boy, shortly after Eminem finally released his response track “Killshot”. There’s video circulating that the Fall Out Boy crowd is booing MGK as he performs his …

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Apples Big Unveil: Everything We Learned About the New iPhones and More

iPhone resting on box

Today was a big day for Apple fans. A big event held earlier today unveiled a ton of info about the new product line-up. It was expected they’d reveal updates to just about every product line. Unfortunately, that’s NOT what happened. There was some exciting updates on the Apple Watch and iPhone however. Here’s what we’ve learned. Apple Watch Series …

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Avril Lavigne Has New Music Coming Soon!

Let’s just say the past couple years have been “complicated” for Avril Lavigne.  Her marriage to Nickleback’s Chad Kroger led to divorce, although they remain friends. And, she’s been battling Lyme disease.  She reveals all in a letter to fans on her website. I spent the last few years at home sick fighting Lyme Disease. Those were the worst years …

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Hyvee on W. Broadway Evacuated; Area Schools on Lockdown

UPDATE: (2:20p) After a reported small controlled explosion, police have issued an all clear at the West Broadway Hy-Vee. They are removing caution tape. Employees are being allowed back inside, reportedly with a cheer.   ——— UPDATE: (1:05p) – A suspect is reportedly in custody.  Update at 1:03 p.m. – A person of interest is now in custody. CITIZEN ALERT: …

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Y107 Is A Finalist For Radio’s Top Honor

Marconi Award poster

Y107 has once again been nominated for a Marconi Radio Award for CHR (Top 40) Station Of The Year! This is a huge honor, as the Marconi’s are like the Grammys or Oscars, but of radio. This means your favorite station is being recognized as one of the Top 5 Pop Hits Music stations in the USA!  This is the same award …

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Ariana Grande Pays Tribute To Aretha Franklin [VIDEO]

There’s is no denying Aretha Franklin was a LEGEND! A vocal powerhouse, she was deservingly dubbed the “Queen of Soul” as was an inspiration to many singer, including Ariana Grande. On the eve of Ari’s new album “Sweetner” dropping, Ariana was in the midst of making the talk show rounds this week, when the news came in that Aretha Franklin …

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Drizzy, Do You Love Me? Come and See Me.

Sophie in wheel chair and out of it with picture of Drake

We would do just about anything for kids who are going through unfortunate situations. So we ask you to help us on this one, because Drake NEEDS to see it. Meet Sophie! She’s a 10 yr old girl in Chicago who is awaiting a heart transplant at the Children’s Hospital there. We know from our years of doing the Miracles …

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Demi Lovato Update: What Really Happened

Demi Lovato in yellow dress

As the news of Demi Lovato being taken to the hospital dropped yesterday, there were numerous updates coming in quickly.  Almost 24 hours after the incident, we’re still trying to figure out what really happened. Here’s what we’ve determined. First and foremost, her publicist released a statement last night.  Demi is awake and with her family who want to express …

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Demi Lovato Reportedly Hospitalized With Heroin Overdose

Update: 4:00p – People magazine reports Demi is “Okay and stable”. It has also been reported Demi was found unconscious by paramedics earlier today as was reportedly given Narcan, an emergency treatment for narcotics overdoses.  Reports have come in from TMZ today that Demi Lovato was rushed to the hospital from her home just before noon today. It’s rumored that …

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Stranger Things Season 3 Breaks Our Hearts

Stanger Things Season 3 teaser trailer still

You may have heard, there’s a new Teaser for Stranger Things Season 3. It’s epic, and takes us inside the mall, while we see what “Steve”, and newcomer “Robin” are up to.  From the clues in the mall windows, we’re guessing it’ll be set in 1984.  But then, we get the worst news ever. Did you hear that?  Surely they …

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The Walmart Yodeling Boy Has Become ‘Famous’ Indeed

Mason Ramsey Famous video still

Just week’s ago, he was known as the boy who was going viral after being caught yodeling in a Walmart. Suddenly, he’s sitting down with Ellen, performing at Coachella, hanging with Justin Bieber, playing the Grand Ol Opry the same weekend, and now headed to the Stagecoach Festival with Florida Georgia Line. It’s indeed been a whirlwind couple weeks for …

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High School Girl Asks The Rock to Prom and Gets A Surprise

Katie who asked the Rock to Prom

If you’ve ever wanted to invite a celebrity to the Prom or other gala, history has shown, JUST DO IT! You never know what the result might be. Once again, the unbelievable has happened for a High School girl who invited The Rock to Prom. SPOILER ALERT – He responded!   A little bit of backstory.  Katie Kelzenberg, a senior at …

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The Weeknd Drops Video for Dis Track “Call Out My Name”

Still of birdlady from The Weeknd Call Out My Name video

A couple of weeks ago, The Weeknd suddenly dropped a 6 song EP, “My Dear Melancholy”, after a quick tease.  It instantly created headlines, as one of the tracks, “Call Out My Name“, was interpreted as a diss track. “We found each other. I helped you out of a broken place… I said I didn’t feel nothing baby, but I …

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Justin Timberlake Stops Concert to Help A Fan Make An Annoucement

When you’re a huge Justin Timberlake fan attending his show, and you’re secretly pregnant, but heading there’s only one thing to do: Have him make the pregnancy announcement for you. It happened in Detroit Monday night, when Darcell Baxtresser got up near the stage catwalk and held up a sign reading “Will you help me announce my pregnancy?” What came …

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How Much Will Your Missouri Wedding Cost?

Missouri Wedding Bride with piggy bank in front of Missouri flag raining money

You’ve found the love of your life, and recently got engaged. Now the gut drops, as you look at the expense of planning a wedding. What will your Missouri Wedding cost? How much should you budget saving? What’s the average cost for a dress or the venue?  TheKnot.com just released their 2017 Real Weddings Survey, where they talked to roughly …

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Is There Still Hope For Toys R Us?

Toys R Us

The announcement almost 2 months ago STUNNED us: Toys R Us in Columbia was going to be closing. Then came the next blow a few weeks later that ALL Toys R Us locations would be shutting down. However, there might be hope for a future full of Toys R Us kids, but your help is needed. A man named Issac …

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Tupac is Alive And This Map Proves It.

Tupac hologram

If you’ve ever thought, “Hey, that looks like Tupac”, you’re not alone. In fact, there’s a map out there that flags all the places “Tupac sightings” have been recorded. Since the rapper was killed in a drive-by shooting 22 years ago, there’s plenty of mans and skeptics who refuse to believe he’s really gone.  Is it the new music coming …

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