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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 Phrases You Should Stop Using At Work

Ok, here are the top phrases you should STOP saying at work, right now!

Mix 106.5–9 hours ago

By: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS
AFP

Have Brunch With The Elephants!

Wanna have brunch with the elephants from Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey Circus? You can!

Mix 106.5–03/31/2015

By:Hannelore Foerster
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Did You Hear The News About McDonalds?

OMG! Did you hear what’s happening at McDonald’s and what they’re trying?! (This is soooo long overdue…btw!)

Mix 106.5–03/31/2015

Photo by Maria Dennis

Make Your Own Scented Soap And Candles

Want to make your own scented soaps and candles? Find out more here.

Mix 106.5–03/30/2015

By:Rob Foldy
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How Do You Play Lacrosse?

CLICK HERE to learn how to play lacrosse!

Mix 106.5–03/26/2015

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Kamar Aiken From The Ravens Is Awesome

Maria Dennis met Kamar Aiken of the Baltimore Ravens over the weekend.

Mix 106.5–03/23/2015

By: MARTIN BERNETTI
AFP

Letting Your Dog Lick Your Face Can Help Your Allergies

Researchers at the University of Arizona are conducting a study to see if a dog’s saliva can help with allergy symptoms.

Mix 106.5–03/20/2015

By: Pier Marco Tacca
Getty Images Entertainment

People All Over The World Are Wearing Yellow Next Friday

People all over the world are going to be wearing yellow next Friday, see why!

Mix 106.5–03/19/2015

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Over Or Under? I Have The Answer!

The debate over whether you hang your toilet paper “over” or “under” is a thing that people will argue about until the end of time.

Mix 106.5–03/18/2015

Photo by Maria Dennis

Joyce Needs Your Help

Hi, My friend Joyce Kasoff and her daughter Brenna are struggling.  Brenna’s cancer is back and they are stopping treatment.  All Brenna wants for her Mom is a reliable car.  Can you help?  Click HERE […]

Mix 106.5–03/09/2015

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