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A devoted Iowa couple married for 72 years died holding hands in the hospital last week, exactly one hour apart.

The passing reflected the nature of their marriage, where, "As a rule, everything was done together," said the couple's daughter Donna Sheets, 71.

Gordon Yeager, 94, and his wife Norma, 90, left their small town of State Center, Iowa, on Wednesday to go into town, but never made it. A car accident sent the couple to the emergency room and intensive care unit with broken bones and other injuries. But, even in the hospital, their concerns were each other.

Here are the Five Most Unhealthy Halloween Candies We see these lists every year, but if you're picking out your Halloween candy this week, "Reader's Digest" has a list of the unhealthiest Halloween candies you can buy.  Obviously, ALL candy is bad for you, but here are the top five.

--And remember, the recommended daily limit for processed sugar in a 2,000 calorie diet is about 40 grams, or between 100 and 150 calories.  That's about eight teaspoons.

#5)  Twizzlers.  They don't have much fat, but they're basically just sugar . . .

WOO HOO! Congratulations to Cathy Romanoff Baumann, who was our first winner in the "Mix 92.9 Home For The Holidays" Contest! She won a $100 Mapco Gas Card because she called us back within 10 minutes when she heard us say her name at 6:10am. You could be our NEXT winner at 11:10 this morning, or 1:10 and 4:10 this afternoon! Our grand prize is TWO (2) $300 Southwest Airlines vouchers!

A new study says HALF of women surveyed would rather GET THE FLU than take care of their sick husbands. You?

Paula Deen visits the Mix Morning Show with her new book, "Paula Deen's Southern Cooking Bible."

Lizzie McGuire on the Mix Morning Show! Next week, Hilary Duff will be on the Mix Morning Show! She has a new book, and all those who have read her smash young adult book, Elixir, have been waiting with excitement for the second installment to come out. Devoted is in stores now. Plus, 24-year-old Hilary is now married and has a baby on the way. We find out all about her life now and what new movie projects might be on the way as well!

You're dog-sitting for a relative or close friend... They have said several times that they keep meaning to get him "fixed," but they haven't gotten around to it. He is getting way too friendly with everyone and everything in your house, So you get him neutered while they are away. Is that really bad? Hypothetically speaking, of course.

A bunch of DVDs out today. Want to read more about them?

What Mix Listener has the LONGEST COMMUTE? Is it you, or does it just seem that way sometimes? We talked to people who travel 2 and a half hours each way! WOW! Imagine how often you need to buy gas! How long is your commute?

 

Do you get a 3-day Weekend? Columbus Day is Monday. Remember, no mail, no banks, no federal offices. And how long is your commute? We want to know which Mix listener has the LONGEST commute. Is it 60 miles? 70? How much gas  are you using?

 

RIP Steve Jobs 1955 - 2011. When was the last time a corporate executive was mourned by a nation? Think of how your world is different today because of him; your personal computer, your mouse, iPhone, iPod, iPad, and so much more. Thanks for your vision, your leadership, your enthusiasm and all the cool stuff, Steve!

Squirrel Steals Home in the playoffs last night. CLICK HERE to see how this critter upsets a very important game!