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So you’ve gotten your COVID vaccine…now what?

Vaccine rollouts are increasing nationwide for the COVID-19 shots, with over 9,400 fully vaccinated in Riley County as of Monday. But what do you do after? Some experts have listed things you SHOULDN'T be doing: Don't take over-the-counter meds like Advil or Tylenol before your shot. It could interfere with the immune response. I don't know [...]

By |2021-03-31T09:43:47-05:00March 31st, 2021|Z News|0 Comments

Take the Plunge with Z96.3 for Special Olympics Kansas

The Polar Plunge is back and we encourage you to join in the fun! Even if you’re not plunging this year you’re invited to cheer on those that do… While Special Olympics and our courageous athletes have been sidelined for the last 11 months due to COVID-19, we are getting nearer and nearer to being able to [...]

By |2021-03-29T12:16:45-05:00March 29th, 2021|Z News|0 Comments

Oscar Mayer is releasing bacon-scented shoelaces

Apparently, Oscar Mayer has declared war on your shoes, and it's army is every dog in the world. The meat company has announced they are giving out bacon-scented shoelaces. These things even look like strips of bacon. That's going to end up being the worst hangover breakfast for someone. Ever. It's to celebrate the Nike [...]

By |2021-03-29T08:52:43-05:00March 29th, 2021|Z News|0 Comments

Adulting 101: Loading the Dishwasher

If you have a dishwasher at home that isn't your left and right hands, then you know the convenience it allows. It can also ruin certain items in your kitchen. Here's a handy list gathered from the Food Network. And no, we're totally not putting this up passive aggressively for our roommate to read. STOP [...]

By |2021-03-29T08:31:22-05:00March 29th, 2021|Z News|0 Comments

Photography, graphic design top online classes during pandemic

The pandemic has had one positive, at least for some people, as it inspired them to take an online course to learn a new skill. A learning platform called Shaw Academy is reporting a 582 percent bump in registration for online courses over the last 12 months. "Lockdown has given many people the gift of [...]

By |2021-03-16T09:17:00-05:00March 16th, 2021|Z News|0 Comments

Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Megan Thee Stallion among big winners at Grammys

The 63rd Grammy Awards were held  Sunday with people in attendance, and the show took advantage with a string of high-profile performances. Everybody from Taylor Swift to Dua Lipa to Bad Bunny and even Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion bringing "WAP" to mainstream America took center stage. Side note 1: I would hate to [...]

By |2021-03-15T08:54:47-05:00March 15th, 2021|Z News|0 Comments

Daylight Saving Time: Why do we do this to ourselves?

Once more this weekend, the American people are forced to endure the biannual changing of the clocks. Except for Arizona. Lucky Arizonans. Why we still do this in the year of our lord 2021, no one really knows other than, "This is the way it's always been." Which is false. Daylight saving time was conceptualized [...]

By |2021-03-12T09:51:00-06:00March 12th, 2021|Z News|0 Comments

Weird job-related Google searches include how to quit a job, what should I do with my life

This may be the least-surprising survey result since the salsa question. Zippia looked at the most "unique" job-related searches on Google to find what we, as Americans, are asking about our jobs. Turns out that we hate them. For instance, Arizona's top search is "What should I do with my life?" Kind of feel like [...]

By |2021-03-10T09:19:55-06:00March 10th, 2021|Z News|0 Comments

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak drop Silk Sonic debut single

Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak  have combined their respective forces into an R&B supergroup who's first single leaves you wanting so much more. "Leave the Door Open" dropped on streaming services Friday morning, as did a music video with an awesome retro vibe. Mars co-directed the video, which can be viewed below, with Florent Dechard. [...]

By |2021-03-05T08:49:29-06:00March 5th, 2021|Z News|0 Comments

Woman attacks roommate over repeated play of disco song over and over and over…

I think we've all been here if you've ever had roommates. A 53-year-old woman in Florida named Mary Ann Lannon was arrested after attacking her roommate after the roommate, who is also her 64-year-old cousin, played the 1978 disco song "Le Freak" by Chic on a loop. At 12:15 a.m. You know what? This is [...]

By |2021-03-04T09:18:59-06:00March 4th, 2021|Z News|0 Comments
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