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Top 11 K99 Stories of 2011

As we approach a new year on the calendar we wanted to take a look back. We've all been busy this year with work, school, our families and spending time online. We did some research and found the 11 most visited stories on K99.com this year. Here's a recap of the articles you looked at the most in 2011.


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The NBA lockout had many sports fans across the country upset, and Good Morning Guy, Brian Gary wrote a letter to the NBA in this post.

 
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Photo Couresy of Jenny Harding
 

Kevin Comeaux gave us a call at K99 before the Jason Aldean show at Cheyene Frontier Days and said he wanted to ask his girlfriend, Amanda Miller, to marry him at the Jason Aldean concert at Cheyenne Frontier Days! We were more than happy to oblige! We set it up so that she would be surprised. Brian and Todd made Amanda a contestant in the K99 Party Zone before the show.

 
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Rick Diamond, Getty Images
 

The announcement of the 2012 Cheyenne Frontier Days night show lineup was very popular, and we can see why. Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, and The Zac Brown Band will all be coming to Cheyenne next summer.

 
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DaveBleasdale, Flickr
 

At the ripe age of 13, Lawrence Rook is sitting pretty with $250,000 for inventing the Smart Bell, a doorbell that makes it appear as if you’re at home, even if you’re miles away.

 
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YouTube
 

A video performance by Darius Rucker touched many hearts, and by the way this special performance was 'Music from the Heart.' It was so popular that we thought it was worth another watch or two. Enjoy.

 
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saucesupreme, Flickr
 

Many people were looking for an alternative to spending 12 hours in the kitchen and instead going out for Thanksgiving dinner. D Dennison shared her top five restaurants that were open and served Thanksgiving meals. It's never to early to start thinking about next year. Will you work in the kitchen all day, or relax and go out for Thanksgiving dinner next year?

 
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Getty Images
 

We know it's already in the past, but when it was announced in January 2011 that Kenny Chesney was set to play at Red Rocks, many of you wanted more information, and we had it, photos and all.

 
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Dave Jensen shared a moving music video in honor of Caylee Anthony. Gary LeVox from Rascal Flatts along with Cledus T. Judd and Jimmy Yeary from a radio station in Tampa have written a wonderful song for Caylee Anthony- the song is performed by Shane Hines. We think it's worth another listen or two.

 
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Brendan Smialowski, Getty Images
 

Charley Barnes shared his opinion about the Supreme Court, and many shared and commented on his article about the Supreme Court voting in favor of the Westboro Baptist Church 8-1 to let them continue to picket military funerals due to their rights under the First Amendment.

 
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K99 File Photo
 

One of the most interesting comments on the original blog that Charley Barnes posted came from none other than Nathan Phelps…one of the estranged children of Fred Phelps who left the family a long time ago. See what Fred says in this follow-up post.

 
Charley Barnes
Charley Barnes
 

Charley Barnes decided when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Westboro Baptist Church months ago that I was going to make a trip to Topeka Kansas and express my right to free speech as well; on their doorstep. True to my word, I made that trip this weekend and let’s just say that they were heard! This article was shared and commented on around the United States and around the world making it to television, online newspapers, political blogs, Facebook and Twitter, making it the most viewed article on K99.com in 2011.

 

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