Listen on :50's (6:50, 7:50, 8:50 & 9:50) for your chance to get into the Sampler Release Party, plus score a copy of the Sampler Vol. 25!
At 7:30AM, we've got 3rd row tickets to the John Mayer/Phillip Phillips concert, plus backstage passes to meet and greet John Mayer!
A lot of people are excited for the new Hunger Games movie to come out, but a lot of people are equally excited for the soundtrack. Maybe not as cool as the Sampler 25 coming out on Thursday, but check out some of the artists on this beast! Ellie Goulding, The Lumineers, Imagine Dragons, The National, Sia, Of Monsters and Men, Coldplay, Lorde, and so many more!
We'll post some of our favorites below, but you can check out the entire sountrack HERE!
That's right. Recently, footage of Lorde performing with her band at a battle of the bands at age 12 emerged. You can watch Lorde perform before she Lorde and better know as Ella. It should also be known that her band placed third in the contest. Had it been a contest for best hair, Lorde would have easily came in first.
An interview with Lorde and her band begins at 7:58.
According to a new Gallup Poll, Americans still prefer a male boss to female. They surveyed 2,059 people and found 40% of women would rather report to a male boss with 27% preferring female.
Who would you rather report to?
Brent Hines is the Roving Correspondent for American Refugee Committee and our go-to guy for tech tips and gadget tricks. Normally he joins us to talk lifestyle and technology, but today he’s joined us in the studio to talk about the tragedy of the Typhoon in the Philippines and how Minnesotans are gathering today to respond.
(Want to know more? Ask your questions on Twitter! Call American Refugee Committee at 612-872-7060 or ask Brent on Twitter @heybrenthines)
Today is Give to the Max Day in Minnesota, a 24 hour giving marathon where people around the state show their generosity by making donations to the thousands of charities and schools across Minnesota. And in light of this weeks events, there are a lot of reasons to give.
On Friday, Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines with heavy winds and flooding rains. Thousands of people have been reported killed. Nearly 1 million people evacuated their homes ahead of thestorm. And destruction of homes and infrastructure is extensive.
You can help. There are many organizations giving critical aid, and today, you can join thousands today to give to the efforts.
The Minnesota-based American Refugee Committee (ARC) is responding. ARC is deploying a relief team to the area. The team will first distribute critical relief items and then begin addressing the most critical needs of those affected. You can support the team here: www.ARCrelief.org (Plus, every dollar you give will be double thanks to generous donors!)
The American Red Cross of Minnesota is collecting funds for response as well as the Minneapolis Jewish Federation. You can find those here: http://givemn.razoo.com/search?kw=typhoon&x=-1039&y=-61&orgScope=on&projectScope=on&widgetScope=on&teamScope=on&preferredNposOnly=on
No matter what cause your passionate about, today you can join thousands of Minnesotans to make a difference. Find out more about Give to the Max Day at GiveMN.org. And let us know what your passionate about and emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to keep up to date with Typhoon Haiyan relief? Brent gives us a quick list of who to follow on Twitter right now for up-to-the-minute messages from the ground. (Follow Brent on Twitter here)
Philippine News Sources:
Deputy Presidential Spokesperson, Office of the President Abi Valte
Journalists on the ground:
Volunteers on the ground: