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#CantBeatCassiday – 9/19/2017

Each weekday morning Cassiday puts $83.74 of her own money on the line during Can’t Beat Cassiday.  We will play again Wednesday morning at 7:50! Here are the questions and answers for today! Let us know how you did!                                                                           CAN’T BEAT CASSIDAY (136-9) DANCING WITH THE STARS RETURNED FOR ITS 25TH SEASON. WHAT FORMER MEMBER OF BOY BAND, 98 …

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