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David Rancken

111 David Rancken David Rancken is a morning personality on 98.7 KLUV with Jody Dean and a midday anchor at 1080 KRLD-AM.  He has been in broadcasting for more than 25 years, starting his career as the nightly news anchorman for a small TV station in Houston. Recalling those early days, David said, “We had five people in the newsroom and had a lot of area to cover. I anchored, wrote and shot a lot of the news stories myself.”

He went on to work drive times at radio stations KLTR-FM and KODA-FM in Houston.  David doubled up as a reporter/senior producer for KNWS-TV and worked overnights. “I learned how to get by on five hours of sleep a day with that schedule.”

David has won numerous broadcast awards from the Associated Press, the Texas Association of Broadcasters, as well as the Dallas and Houston Press Clubs. His public affairs shows have been recognized for their excellence by the American Cancer Society, Women in Communications, the Mental Health Association and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

In addition to David’s duties at CBS, he also travels the country to serve as emcee for several professional tennis tournaments on the men’s and women’s tours; including the Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity, the Advanta Championships and the U.S. Master’s Cup Tennis Championships.  He also has emceed Elton John’s annual All Star Smash Hits charity tennis event.

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1,000 Musicians Perform Foo Fighters Song Simultaneously

A group of 1,000 musicians made a plea to Foo Fighters lead Dave Grohl, asking him to come to Cesena, Italy. They did so by performing “Learn To Fly” — all at the same time.

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‘SportsCenter’ For Teachers

What if teachers were revered like athletes? Comedy duo Key & Peele created a parody of ESPN’s popular SportsCenter program — but for teachers.

07/30/2015

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Impossible Paintball Trick Shots With Dude Perfect

The trick shot experts Dude Perfect are at it again. This time, their weapon of choice is the paintball gun. You’ll be amazed at what they’re capable of doing.

07/29/2015

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The Science Of Dogs

Are dogs really color blind? And how smart is your German Shepherd? This video explores the science of dogs and reveals some interesting nuggets.

07/28/2015

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Meet The ‘Arts And Craftsy’ Tony Romo

In a recent ad for DIRECTV, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo showed off his artsy side. His alter ego is a bald, bearded No. 9 who likes to paper mache and bake.

07/27/2015

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Viral Video: Pitch Reel For The New Muppet Show

Coming up in the fall, we get a new Muppet Show. This is the pitch reel that the producers pitched to the network to convince them to greenlight a new series.

07/22/2015

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The World’s Largest And Greatest Scavenger Hunt

You can be part of the biggest scavenger hunt in history. It runs around the world.

07/21/2015

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Coins On Ice!

It’s not exactly a question that comes to the top of the mind, but one guy from Russia wanted to know, what happens to coins when you stick them into a block of dry ice?

07/21/2015

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Shark Attacks Surfer On Live TV

Our Viral Video Nothing more viral this weekend than the shark that decided to try to take a bite out of a surfing competition live on television from South Africa.

07/20/2015

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Carpool Karaoke With Rod Stewart

The Late Late Show host James Corden takes to the streets of Los Angeles with rock legend Rod Stewart for some interesting conversation and carpool karaoke.

07/16/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 14:  Encyclopedia Britannica editions are seen at the New York Public Library on March 14, 2012 in New York City. Encyclopedia Britannica announced it will be ceasing its print edition of reference books for the first time in its 244-year history to focus solely on digital versions.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Teens React To Encyclopedias

Remember when you had a stack of encyclopedias sitting on your bookshelf? A group of teens is asked for their opinion on the outdated resource.

07/15/2015

attends the Warner Bros. presentation during Comic-Con International 2015 at the San Diego Convention Center on July 11, 2015 in San Diego, California.

First Look At “Suicide Squad”

A team of sinister supervillains is tasked with saving the world. The film, featuring Will Smith and Jared Leto, is DC Comics answer to Marvel’s recent run of dominance at the box office.

07/14/2015

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