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Chuck Latour

 

Chuck Latour
Morning Co-Host on 100.5 The River Experience: Started in radio Nov 1980 at WSMM in Sault Ste Marie, MI with broadcasting jobs in Petoskey and St. Ignace before hiring-on at W-Light in Grand Rapids in Feb. 1984; WLight as news director / traffic reporter until Sept 1999; WTRV morning co-host Sept 1999 to present.

Leadership Positions: Former president Grand Rapids news directors information group.

Volunteer Work: Volunteer coach for Sparta youth baseball.   Head coach Rockford Hockey Association.

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Live Longer, Watch Less TV

Watch tv less and live longer. Did you hear us talking about it on WTRV this morning?

A study finds watching six hours a day could take almost five years off the viewer's life expectancy.

Researchers calculated that watching an hour of television cuts 22 minutes from a person's life expectancy. In comparison, scientists have found that the average loss of life span connected with smoking a cigarette comes out to eleven minutes.

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Category: Grand Rapids News
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Battle The Back-To-School Blues

Earlier this morning, I was talking on the WTRV morning show about the stress of "back to school."

Sure, for students the issues are the uncertainty of the new school year. Add to it the issues of clothes, school supplies, getting up early and new routine.

What about for parents? While I am pleased to see my kids get back to school and predictable routine, I also feel that twinge of sadness to see the kids growing up so soon.

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Wild Bear Attack

Spending so much time in the woods as I do....mountain bike riding, smallmouth bass fishing, etc, I often stumble across deer. You probably have as well.

Doesn't it seem as if the deer you come across don't care if you are there or not. I haven't seen a bear yet. We know they are there. I have wondered about what would happen if I rolled up on a bear. I know not to run. I know you shouldn't climb a tree. I'm sure I wouldn't smell too good at the time.

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Category: Grand Rapids News

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