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MoonPie………Where It All Started

Abba Zabba, Oh Henry, Chick-O-Stick……………oh, the childhood memories!  I recall walking to the neighborhood “mom and pop” grocery store and plopping down my hard earned nickel for a sweet treat.  The choices were endless…………penny candies or my favorite chocolate bar.  But, the ultimate treat had to be the illustrious “MoonPie”. Yep, that wonderful concoction of […]

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2012 Boise Roadster Show – Calling All Car Fanatics!

Calling all car fanatics.  Got a little free time this weekend?  Why not stop by the Boise Roadster Show at Expo Idaho and be blown away by the lineup of spectacular cars on display. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Roadster Show presented by Les Schwab Tires.  This event annually attracts competitors from […]

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Nascar 2012 & Dodge Charger

What does Dodge/Chrylser and Nascar have in common?  More than you might think.  Now that we are full swing into Nascar season, I decided to take a look at the role Dodge/Chrylser played as far as this national past time goes. In the late 1950’s Chrysler had the most powerful car in America….the C-300, and […]

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The 84th Academy Awards – Oscar Sunday Is Here!

Lights, camera, action! The Academy Awards are the oldest, best known, most prestigious, and famous of film awards.  The gold plated statue has been presented annually since May of 1929.  The first Academy Awards ceremony took place out of the public eye during an Academy banquet at the Holly wood Roosevelt Hotel.  Two hundred and […]

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2012 Super Bowl Commercials – Sneak Peak

  Who will it be – Tom Brady’s New England Patriots or Eli Manning’s New York Giants? Just as these two teams are vying for the top prize in the 2012 Super Bowl XLVI, advertisers are preparing to take home a “super” win as well.  Super Bowl XLVI may not air until February 5th, but […]

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New Year’s Eve 2012 – Boise Idaho

As we bid farewell to 2011, and usher in 2012, where will you be watching the ball drop?  Do you plan to attend a house party with friends, venture out to celebrate at your local watering hole or  hit the sack early and forego the celebrations altogether?   The most popular place to ring in […]

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Remembering Pearl Harbor 2011

Just before 8 am on the morning of December 7th, 1941, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii.  More than 2,300 soldiers and sailors died in the attack, and another 1,000 were left wounded.  In the end, 12 ships sank or were beached, and nine were […]

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Peterson Motor 2011 Outstanding Small Corporation Award

Tuesday, November 15th marks another milestone for Peterson Motors.  The AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) will hold a celebration to recognize and celebrate individuals and organizations for their dedication to supporting countless causes and missions. Since 1996, the AFP-Idaho Chapter has hosted a NPD breakfast each November to honor the work of Idaho businesses, nonprofits, […]

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Halloween Safety Tips 2011

Kids love Halloween!  They get to dress up as their favorite characters and get free candy.  It doesn’t get any better than that.  If you ask any of us OLDER KIDS, most will admit that they love the holiday as much as the little goblins in our households. Lucky for us parents, we get first […]

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