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AUDIO: The History of Marijuana in El Paso

A caller asked us a trivia question last week about where the first anti-marijuana legislation in the U.S. was. We didn't know.

It was El Paso in 1914!

We checked it out and found some interesting historical documents that confirm this. Some of the language they use is so un-PC that we felt you needed to hear it. So, we've created a documentary in the style of Ken Burns to give you all the information. Keep in mind, none of the quotes from the historical record or from eyewitness accounts are made up. Everything was actually said or written by someone. Click the link, below, to find out everything you never wanted to know about "Marihuana aka: the Devil's Flower" and it's history in El Paso...

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My Larry David Moment With Richard Patrick of Filter

Filter is awesome. At yesterday's KLAQ BBQ, they continued to play in the rain long after most bands would have run for shelter, citing their "contracts" and saying they didn't want to "get killed by lightning."  Not Filter. They are so effing cool.

Right before I introduced them I had what I call a "Larry David" Moment. That is defined as " offending someone unintentionally or talking your way into a corner that you are then unable to talk your way out of."

Here's what happened.

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There Are Some New Rules of the Road for Texas Motorists

The rules of the road here in Texas are constantly changing. In fact, on Sunday, there were somewhere around 700 bills that most people have never heard of that finally became laws that a lot of people will not be familiar with – that is, until they get a ticket for breaking them.

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Scott’s Chi Chis Of The Day Are Celebrating Labor Day!

Rate these chi chis!!!!!!

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We’re Hiring – Work for KLAQ, KISS-FM, and Team 600

We’re hiring.

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The Acacia Strain Playing Tricky Falls Tomorrow Night

Tomorrow night there is another great show coming to El Paso! Get excited for The Acacia Strain, the angriest metalcore Masshole band out there!

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Bikers For Babies This Saturday

"A Little Reason To Ride".

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MoSho Has Front Row Tix for Led Zep Symphony Show (VIDEO)

Listen Thursday at Friday for your chance to win front row tickets for the El Paso Symphony music of Led Zeppelin show this Saturday at the Plaza Theater.

Also, we'll have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for one fan to actually guest-conduct the EPSO during this show! You could win so just be listening to the KLAQ Morning Show this week!

To give you an idea of what the show will be like here is a video of Randy Jackson, who will be the vocalist at Saturday's show, performing with Louisiana Philharmonic...

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Butcher Babies Play Tricky Falls Oct 29, Check Out Lisa’s Interview At Metal Mayhem

This is a band I have been lucky enough to see five times and every time they just get better and better! They will be performing with Danzig at Tricky Falls on October 28th but you can go ahead and get to know the band with this exclusive interview last month at Metal Mayhem Festival in Albuquerque.

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Back To School Pep Rally With Fernie Cuevas And Veronica Gonzalez [PHOTOS]

 

Today was a blast co-hosting with the lovely studly Fernie Cuevas from the Klaq Morning show for the 4th Annual Back To School Pep Rally.

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Scott Ronson is the Scariest Man on the Face of the Earth

At least, to the cleaning crew.

I came in for my show tonight, and while talking to Scott, he told me a funny story that I have to share with you.  The characters will remain nameless, excepting Scott, so no one should get upset.

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