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C.R.A.P. from Bering Sea Gold

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C.R.A.P. (Collectibles Rare And Precious) Fed Ex just dropped off a vial of 24K gold, sucked off the bottom of The Bering Sea by none other than Mr. Gold himself, Shawn Pomrenke. The proof is in the attached video, as well as E-Bay, where the bidding is fast and furious. Disclaimers: The display was assembled…

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Off The Wall: The Right of Free College

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Jim Childers writes… Hey Mike – I hear all the Presidential candidates talking about the “right” of “free” college and how college is necessary to function in our society. I have not heard a single candidate opine about the necessity of training for the “trades.” Why do you suppose our “anointed ones” have such a…

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Lamar Advertising’s Unsolicited Generosity

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Couple years ago, I spent a week one day putting up a billboard in Tyler Texas. Those of you who saw the episode might recall a truly likable lunatic named Gene, who showed me the finer points of completing a giant erection in the midst of a thunder storm. (There’s a sentence I never thought…

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Zachary Greenwood Living the S.W.E.A.T. Pledge & Making mrW Proud

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Today’s scholarship recipient profile came about in a most unusual way… Last week at the office we got a package from Seattle. The box contained surplus merchandise that hadn’t been sold during the Dirty Talk with Mike Rowe performance last month. Among the hats, posters, and totes there was an envelope addressed to Mike Rowe….

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“Mike Rowe for SkillsUSA” Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

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SkillsUSA Longtime SkillsUSA supporter Mike Rowe, on behalf of his mikeroweWORKS Foundation, has joined with SkillsUSA to produce a new audio PSA that addresses the growing problem of the skills gap and positions SkillsUSA as a solution to that problem. Read  how you can spread the word by sharing the audio files with your local…

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Matt Ghigliotti – helping others and working hard

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Meet Matthew Ghigliotti. Matt is currently studying Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) at Vatterott College in Kansas City, MO thanks in part to a work ethic scholarship from the mikeroweWORKS Foundation. He plans to graduate in December of this year. And since he’s maintained a position on Vatterott’s President’s list with a GPA…

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