If you're a coffee drinker and you bring your own mug to work, you're probably not going to like what I'm about to write. 

Chuck Gerba, a University of Arizona microbiologist says, 90 percent of coffee mugs are covered in germs. The main reason is because most people just wash out their mugs with a germ-laden sponge instead of in a dishwasher. If you're like me and have coffee/tea stains in your favorite mug, enjoy these lifehacker tips as to how to get rid of them.

Throw Back Thursday

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If you're wondering, just like this gentleman, who will be featured in our Throw Back Thursday video? You'll find the answer at the end of the Morning Waking Crew Daily. Speaking of the MWC Daily, make sure you tell your friends and family to sign up. 

Twitter and Instagram

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Don't forget to follow me on both Twitter and Instagram! Both are @2kmwc

Today Is The Last Day To Enter Our Keith Urban Contest

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Don't miss your chance to maybe win a trip to see Keith Urban at the Taste of Country Music Festival. TODAY IS THE DEADLINE TO ENTER!


Partly to mostly sunny today, breezy this morning, high 30. A mix of sun and clouds in the North Country, breezy this morning, high 20. Check your 5-day forecast. 

Top News Stories

Alleged shooter apprehended in Arizona
Police in Mesa, Arizona, say they don't know why a 41-year-old ex-convict allegedly went on a rampage Wednesday, shooting six people, killing one of them. The shootings happened at a motel, a restaurant and an apartment complex, where Ryan Giroux eventually was taken into custody. Police also accuse him of carjacking a vehicle. State corrections officials say Giroux has served three stints in state prison.

Trump heading to New Hampshire
Real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump is heading to New Hampshire as he once again considers a presidential run. Trump will attend a reception today at the Amherst home of Republican state Representative Steve Stepanek. The visit comes one day after Trump announced plans to form a presidential exploratory committee.

Prisoner gets two years for assault
Authorities say an inmate at the federal prison in Berlin has been sentenced to two years in prison for assaulting another inmate with a weapon made out of a combination lock inside a sock. A federal correctional officer also suffered injuries last year when he tried to intervene. Myron Armstrong had pleaded guilty to the assault.

Wake Up Winning

One final $50 gift certificate to hand out Friday morning to Sunseekers. They have a Portsmouth and a Dover location. Visit their website. 

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