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Maria Dennis

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BIO

Hi! Geesh, where do I start? I’m from Providence, Rhode Island, originally. I went to Northeastern University in Boston for Criminal Law way back when. I ended up sitting in on a rape trail and said, “Nope…not for me”. It’s then that I took that elective Television class and received the only “A” in my entire stay at Northeastern. One thing led to another and I then enrolled in a trade school in New England for broadcasting, graduating with a 4.0.

My journey in broadcasting has led me to Providence, Orlando, Boston, Providence again, New Hampshire and finally to Mix 106-5 here in Baltimore. I’ve been on-air at Mix 106-5 since September of 1997! It is my passion of mine to be a radio broadcaster. I yearn to bring some kind of joy into other people’s lives, either through the music I play, the information I broadcast, or the prizes and trips I give away. It truly keeps me going….along with my family.

I’m married with two boys, ages 8 and 10. My life was wonderful until that dreadful day, on March 12th, 2014….when I was diagnosed with Leukemia… Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia…with a Philadelphia chromosome to make matters worse. I was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital from March 2014 until September 2014 as an inpatient. I received a bone marrow transplant in June of 2014 from an anonymous donor from the National Bone Marrow Registry which saved my life. I contracted Graft Versus Host disease after my transplant and was treated aggressively for that. My body was basically rejecting the brand new bone marrow and treating it as foreign matter in my body. I can say with great enthusiasm that I am CANCER FREE today and take each and every day as it comes. I’m grateful for so many people and things in my life. I continue to take chemotherapy pills daily because of the ALL “with Philadelphia chromosome” to prevent the cancer from coming back in my brain. Overall, I’m very healthy and just so happy to be alive. God Bless!

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The Top 8 Things You Need When You Have A Baby

If you’re expecting a baby, here are the top 8 things you’re gonna want to get……

07/08/2015

By: EVA HAMBACH
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8 Surprising Things With More Sugar Than A Donut

What has even more sugar than a donut? You WILL be surprised!

Mix 106.5–06/30/2015

Photo by: JUSTIN TALLIS
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5 Mistakes You’re Making With Booze

Here are 5 mistakes you make when you drink….

Mix 106.5–06/04/2015

Photo by: Craig Barritt
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6 Things You Should Never Buy Online

Ok…some of us buy EVERYTHING online. There are some things you just need to see and try on in person first. Here are 6….

Mix 106.5–06/03/2015

Photo by: DENIS CHARLET
AFP

The 10 Most Common Body Language Mistakes

Wanna analyze some body language with me? Ok, great let’s go….

Mix 106.5–06/02/2015

Photo by: Dominique Faget
AFP

The Trick For Always Hanging A Picture At The Right Height

Finally!! A guide to hanging pictures at the right height!

Mix 106.5–05/28/2015

Photo by: Adam Berry
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The Ten Smells We Love The Most…And Ten We Hate

What is the smell you love the most? You may not be alone.

Mix 106.5–05/27/2015

Photo by: GEORGES GOBET
AFP

10 Foods That Vegetarians Eat That Have Meat

Here’s something messed up….10 foods that vegetarians eat that have meat in them!

Mix 106.5–05/26/2015

By: Joe Raedle
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The 10 Best Selling Brands In The World

There’s a new list of the best selling brands in the world and you probably have never heard of number 3!

Mix 106.5–05/20/2015

By: Franck Prevel
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3 Reasons You Should NOT Let Your Dog Lick Your Face

Ready to get grossed out?!

Mix 106.5–05/19/2015

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