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#CantBeatCassiday – 11/22/2017

Each weekday morning Cassiday puts $83.74 of her own money on the line during Can’t Beat Cassiday.  We will play again Monday morning at 7:50! Here are the questions and answers for today! Let us know how you did!                                                                          CAN’T BEAT CASSIDAY (177-10) TOY STORY DIRECTOR, JOHN LASSETER, IS TAKING A SIX-MONTH LEAVE FROM DISNEY PIXAR. IN TOY STORY, …

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