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Here are other highlights from The Breakfast Club on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.
6:17am: Karl's Weather....Partly sunny today with a high of 65. Partly cloudy tonight with a low of 41.
6:40am: The KFIZ History Vault: In 1832 the first Democratic Convention opened in Baltimore...In 1881 The Red Cross was founded....In 1980 The Empire Strikes Back opened in theaters across the country.
6:50am: The KFIZ News Quiz: Matt George was today's winner. He correctly knew that Acuity Insurance has purchased the naming rights to the Fond du Lac High School Fieldhouse for over $500,000.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Association of Home Builders says
Indianapolis is holding onto its position as number-one among the
most affordable major U.S. housing market. The group's first
quarter Housing Opportunity Index finds that nationwide homes
became more affordable for the third consecutive quarter. Along
with Indianapolis, other markets toward the top of the list were
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio-Pa. and Grand Rapids-Wyoming,
Mich. The index tracks the percentage of homes sold in the area that
are affordable for families earning median incomes during the
Karen Grasskamp of Fond du Lac won a pair of tickets to see the Indy Racing League at the Milwaukee Mile on June 1st. KFIZ will be giving away IRL tickets as we "Race Into Summer" through Saturday morning during the Breakfast Club.
7:18am: Americans are less willing to work abroad than workers in foreign countries. According to a poll by U.S. staffing company Kelly Services, only 37% of American workers would consider moving to another country for a job. The poll found that the U.S. ranked the lowest of the 33 countries surveyed. 59% of those outside the USA said they would be willing to move to another country for work.
Americans may not want to travel out of the country for work, but they like to travel for vacations. According to a TripAdvisor.com survey, 90% of Americans intend to do some travel for leiseure this summer. 52% said they will use at least allotted vacation time in June, July, or August. 23% said they plan to take more vacation days this summer than they did last summer, while 27% said they plan to spend more money on their vacation time this year than than did in 2007. The most popular summer desinations include beaches, cities, lakes, and mountains.
7:25am: CW Smith Jewelers Birthdays: Actor Judge Reinhold is 51...Mr. T is 56...Al Franken is 57...Actor Richard Hatch of Battlestar Galactica is 63...Ronald Isley of The Isley Brothers is 67.
7:48am: Judy Kain of Fond du Lac qualified to win a pair of tickets to see Barefoot In THe Park at The Fireside in Fort Atkinson. Listen to the Breakast Club and The Morning Show on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ. We'll give away four pairs on Friday, May 30th.
7:50am:A $175 hamburger is served with fries at The Wall Street Burger Shoppe in New York Tuesday. The Wall Street Burger Shoppe just raised its price from $150 to assure its designation as the most expensive burger in the city as determined by Pocket Change, an online newsletter about the most expensive things in New York. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters)Click on photo to enlarge! You can see a picture of this burger by clicking HERE.
UNDATED (AP) - What perks would you like from the boss? How
about a snack and snooze? A survey of office workers finds the top
complaint is their work place is either too hot, or too cold. The
top requests are covered parking and subsidized cafeteria food. The
online survey was commissioned by real estate company Blumberg
Capital Partners. The more than 5,000 comments included a request
for a nap area, to catch some after lunch "Z's." Other
suggestions include free popcorn, coffee and fruit once a week.
Another worker's suggestion was on the aesthetic side -- better
8:20am: Cole from Stark Automotive in Fond du Lac paid us his weekly visit. If you're looking for a new or used vehicle, stop by Stark and they'll find one to fit your needs. Visit start online at starkfonddulac.com
or visit them at 390 North Rolling Meadows Drive in Fond du Lac or give them a call at 923-7900.