Home Improvement USA – 9/1/15

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with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal …our topics include Basement Waterproofing with Dr. William Ames of Ames Research, rodent prevention from Dave Colbert, VP of Sales from X-Cluder, and George Rieger of North Branch Property Inspection in Evanston, IL. Plus mold prevention tips. All on this edition of Home Improvement USA.  

NFL Preseason Week 3, College Football Preview

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….Teddy Greenstein of the Chicago Tribune joins us to for a College Football Preview.  We’ll look at Ohio State, Michigan State, and Wisconsin atop the Big Ten, as well as the local schools – Northwestern, Illinois, and Northern Illinois.  Jeff Rich will talk about […]

Today in Rock History – August 20th

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1965, The Rolling Stones’ manager Andrew Loog Oldham and his partner Tony Calder launched Immediate records. Their first release was The McCoy’s “Hang On Sloopy.” Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton and Nico  all attended the launch party. The label became the home of The Small Faces, The Nice, Amen Corner and Chris Farlowe and a young […]

More Preseason NFL, Baseball Surprises

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal …we continue to discuss more preseason NFL with audio from Mike McCarthy as the Packers prepare to travel to his hometown of Pittsburgh for a preseason game. In the meantime the Bears are practicing in Indy ahead of their weekend matchup with the Colts. […]

WSR Bonus: English Premier League Opening Day 2015

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Here is bonus content from the Weekend Sports Report. John Poulter, SRN Assistant Sports Director, and Steve Leventhal (well, mostly John and Phil) have an 18-minute discussion analyzing and providing commentary from the English Premier League’s opening day 2015 and the first weekend of action. That includes Chelsea’s draw with Swansea, Arsenal’s tough loss, and […]

NFL Preseason and the Hot Blue Jays

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….Football is back, so Dave, Steve, and Jeff Rich discuss the Thursday night NFL Preseason games, looking at the Packers, Bears, and the AFC North. Then, John Poulter and Phil Meyers look at the streaking Toronto Blue Jays and Chicago Cubs, and preview the […]

NFL Training Camps, Baseball, and Soccer

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal …. catch up with audio from NFL training camps, including Bears coach John Fox, Packers head man Mike McCarthy, and Vikes embattled star RB Adrian Peterson. Plus Green Bay Director of Player Personnel, Elliot Wolf talks about introducing his father Ron, at the Hall […]

Water Damage and Mold Prevention

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on Home Improvement USA with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal We begin the show with some tips on hiring a roofing contractor.  Next, Dr. William Ames from Ames Research discusses how to avoid water damage and mold prevention in your roof.  Then, Todd Miller, President of Classic Metal Roof Systems tells us why metal roofs […]

Yankees GM Brian Cashman on Deal or No Trade Deal

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Yankees  GM Brian Cashman spoke to the mostly New York media following the trade deadline.  The AL East first place failed to make any more deals beyond the acquisition of Mariners utility player Dustin Ackley for for Ramon Flores and Jose Ramirez on Thursday. “We stayed engaged with all clubs to come up with a […]

Bears Training Camp Preview, Baseball Deals

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….we are pleased to be joined by John Mullin of Comcast Sports Net – Chicago.  He gives us a Bears training camp preview, and also talks about the great 1985 Chicago Bears team.  Sam the intern checks in from Big Ten media days with […]

Booth Reviews: The Young Kieslowski

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The young pregnant teen movie is hardly virgin territory for filmmakers. The film Juno, starring Ellen Page and Michael Cera is the best example.  Even the college romance genre has been summited, as far back as 1977, with First Love, a largely forgettable movie featuring Susan Dey and William Katt, unless you want to see […]

NBA Free Agency and Baseball Talk

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal Jeff Rich talks NBA Free Agency and American League and National League Central with us, while John Poulter updates us on the Pan Am Games going on in Toronto this month, as well as his take on the American League East.  Plus, updates on […]

Protect the Home and Garden from Insects and Critters

on Home Improvement USA with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ….our guests include Mark Cannella of Pro Energy Consultants, who discusses how to avoid cooling and heat loss in your home, Ashton Ritchie from Scotts Lawn Company on insect control in the garden, and Drew McFadden of Xcluder, telling us about his ingenious product that […]

More Chicago Cubs Mid Season Feedback

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal Mark Grote pre- and post-game host of Cubs baseball on WBBM in Chicago joins us to discuss how the Chicago Cubs are doing at mid-season.  The All-Star break is over and the pennant chase begins in earnest. Mark also tells us which are his […]

Reliving a most memorable Mediterranean cruise

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Looking for a fabulous trip to undertake? With the strong dollar, Europe might be the go to place for the trip of a lifetime. In the pages that follow, you can relive a fabulous 7-day memorable Mediterranean cruise that my wife and I took last summer from Rome to Barcelona, with before and after stops […]