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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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Latest “Batman V Superman” Trailer Released

Warner Bros. has released the latest trailer for “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” The action-packed thriller matches two of the world’s great super heroes, as a new threat arises and threatens mankind.

07/13/2015

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Conan O’Brien Goes To Comic Con, Mad Max Style

Andy wants to go to San Diego and he wants to drive. ROAD TRIP. Then Conan gets on the fire breathing ax!

07/10/2015

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A Musical Tortilla

Flour tortillas are commonly used for fajitas, wraps, and casseroles, but apparently they are much more versatile. One man used a laser cutter to create a music record — and it worked.

07/09/2015

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Italian Grandmas Try Olive Garden

You may enjoy eating at the Olive Garden, but is it truly authentic Italian food? A group of Italian grandmothers taste the food and give their opinions.

07/08/2015

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Mark Cuban Makes Appearance In ‘Sharknado 3′ Trailer

It’s happening again. Flying sharks take aim at the East Coast in “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!” Mark Cuban, cast as the President of the United States, joins the fight as Washington D.C. is threatened.

07/07/2015

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Great White Shark Violently Attacks Cage

When cage diving off the coast of South Africa, the hope is that you’ll catch a glimpse of a great white shark. These two tourists got more than they bargained for.

07/06/2015

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Americans Try Surströmming

Surströmming is a traditional northern Swedish cuisine that’s been enjoyed for centuries. But how will a group of Americans react to smelling and tasting the smelliest food in the world?

07/02/2015

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If Fast Food Commercials Were Honest

What would it look like if fast food commercials had to tell the absolute truth?

07/01/2015

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The Science Of Bacon

The average American consumes nearly 18 pounds of bacon per year. But why is bacon so appealing? This video breaks down the science behind this irresistible treat.

06/30/2015

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How To Hold A Baby

This video is for you new dads! One father displays the proper ways to hold a baby, including the reverse standard shoulder hold and the bird on a wire technique.

06/29/2015

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Man Punished For Parking In Handicap Spot

You’ve seen it before. A driver parks in a handicap spot for no reason and goes unpunished. In Brazil, a group of pranksters made one driver pay dearly for breaking the law.

06/26/2015

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Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ Performed On Acoustic Guitar

A guitarist named Miguel Rivera has composed and performed a solo version of Michael Jackson’s hit song “Beat It.” It’s truly unbelievable.

06/25/2015

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