Jimmy Elliott Bio:
Birthday: October 4
A 34+ year veteran of the world of radio, Jimmy has been with WOVK since 1993, and has been Program Director & Music Director of the station since the Summer of 1997... Born and raised in Wheeling, Jimmy got his start in Radio in 1978 at legendary local Top 40 station 14WK. Over the years, he has worked for literally every radio station in the Upper Ohio Valley at one time or another, plus outside of the Ohio Valley, for several different Pittsburgh stations over the years, plus stations in Dallas, TX and in the Florida Keys. Jimmy also spent several years as Director of Marketing & Licensing for an international comic-book publishing company in the early '90s...
Steve Crow Bio:
Birthday: January 26
The "Radio Bug" bit Steve back in 1976. Since then, he has been a reporter, copywriter, news anchor, disc jockey, and sportscaster for a number of Ohio Valley radio Stations, and has played everything from Country, Rock and Roll, Oldies, and now back to Country. Steve joined the staff of WOVK in Feb 2001, and joined Morning Madness in January of 2002... A self proclaimed "Golf Nut", Steve is also the mild-mannered Manager of Kurtz Monument Company in Wheeling, and a licensed Life Insurance Agent. A life-long resident of the Ohio Valley, Steve has somehow managed to stay married for three decades to his long suffering and saintly wife, Becky. They are the proud parents of two daughters, Jeannette and Emily, and grandparents of Gracie, who is Pap-Pap's bestest pal and the Greatest Gift he ever received...
Despicable Me 2 won big in this weekend’s box office, leaving The Lone Ranger in the dust.
Despicable Me was the number-one movie, with an $82.5 million gross, earning Universal Pictures its biggest five-day gross ever with a whopping $142.1 million. The movie opened on Wednesday.
The Lone Ranger, which also opened last Wednesday, wound up second with a disappointing $29.4 million in its debut and $48.9 million over the same five-day period. The results fell short of Disney Studio’s expectations. The movie cost the studio a reported $250 million to make.
The Sandra Bullock-Melissa McCarthy comedy, The Heat, landed in third place with $25 million.
Here are the top ten movies from Friday through Sunday with estimated ticket sales:
1. Despicable Me 2, $82.5 million
2. The Lone Ranger, $25.4 million
3. The Heat, $25 million
4. Monsters University, $19.6 million
5. World War Z, $18.2 million
6. White House Down, $13.5 million
7. Man of Steel, $11.4 million
8. Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, $11.1 million
9. This is the End, $5.8 million
10. Now You See Me, $2.8 million