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Tune in to the Northern Alliance Radio Network this afternoon from 1:00 pm until 3:00 Central time as I will be on the air with this week's installment of The Closer. It's getting serious in the GOP Presidential primary, so we'll take a look back at the past week's events in South Carolina. We'll discuss Rick Perry dropping out and Newt Gingrich performing yet another flawless imitation of that beast in the Eagles song "Hotel California."
At 1:15, I will be joined via telephone by Hastings, MN native Ben Utecht. After a nice career as a Tight End for the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football team (2000-03), Ben went on to the NFL to play for the Indianapolis Colts (including the '06 season when they won the Super Bowl) and the Cincinnati Bengals. However, a severe concussion at Bengals training camp in 2009 effectively ended Utecht's NFL career, so he transitioned to another passion of his --- music.
We'll discuss his fledgling music career as well as his current musical tour with renown pianist Jim Brickman.
Then in the 2:00 hour I will welcome to the studio Joe Arwood, who is one of a handful of GOP candidates looking to oppose Sen. Amy Klobuchar to represent Minnesota in the US Senate.
We'll discuss Joe's personal background and get his insights on Klobuchar's stupefying support of SOPA and PIPA.
So please give us a call at (651) 289-4488 if you'd like to weigh in on any of the topics I plan on addressing.
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