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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 Best Way To Get Rid Of A Song In Your Head

I found it! The best way to get rid of a song playing in your head!

Mix 106.5–04/23/2015

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5 Questions You Have To Ask Your Parents

Here are the 5 questions you HAVE to ask your parents before they pass away.

Mix 106.5–04/22/2015

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Interview: Maria Dennis Talks To Adam Lambert

Maria Dennis spoke to Adam Lambert about touring, the message he aims to deliver to fans and his brand new song, “Ghost Town.”

04/22/2015

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10 Things You Can Wash In The Dishwasher

If you want to be lazy about spring cleaning, here are ten things you probably didn’t know you can wash in the dishwasher. You might want to wash your dishes separately though.

Mix 106.5–04/20/2015

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What Do You Pack For Lunch Everyday?

A new survey found one out of THREE people say they take the same lunch to work EVERY SINGLE DAY . . . Here are the 10 most common things people pack themselves . . .

Mix 106.5–04/17/2015

By: MARTIN BUREAU
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Simple Things That Make You Feel Good

A new survey asked 2,000 people to name random little things that make them feel great. Here are the top 10 . . .

Mix 106.5–04/16/2015

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Six Ways To Use Your Tax Refund

The average tax refund this year is $2,815, and a new survey asked people what they plan on doing with it. Here are the top six answers . . .

Mix 106.5–04/15/2015

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Wanna Learn To Paddleboard? I Do!

I realized over the weekend that I want to learn to paddleboard. There’s a place right here in Maryland to teach us!

Mix 106.5–04/13/2015

Photo by Maria Dennis

Apple Has Changed Their Emojis And People Are Mad

Apple has changed their emojis and some people are very upset….

Mix 106.5–04/09/2015

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What’s The Most Popular Spot For A First Date?

What do you think the most popular place is for a first date?

Mix 106.5–04/08/2015

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