Mike Smith

Another popular musician from the 60’s has died. Mike Smith, the lead singer of the Dave Clark Five, was 64. He had been ill for several years following a freak accident at his home, according to an LA Times article. The group is to be inducted into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame in…
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Buddy Miles

Musician Buddy Miles has died of congestive heart failure at his home is Austin, Texas. He was just 60. He was part of Jimmy Hendrix trio and a short-lived, but excellent band called Electric Flag.  He formed his own group, the Buddy Miles Express, and was the lead voice on those animated California Raisins commercials.

Oscar Host

Now that the 80th annual Academy Award show is over, how do we think Jon Stewart did as host? It’s a little game we’ve been playing for the past couple of years.

Lisa & JJ

Lisa’s back! After working for a time at the Grand Forks Herald and elsewhere, Lisa Burtness is back this week as a WDAZ associate producer.  We’re all very happy about that.   While we’re on the subject:  After a thousand years as a.p. at ‘DAZ , Jim Johnson is now working at the Herald. He…
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Actress Kristen Rudrud of "Fargo" fame was scheduled to be with us on WDAZ News @5 this evening. Unfortunately, like half the population these days, she’s down with a cold. We hope she’ll be able to be with us tomorrow @5.