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Tom Fitzsimmons


Tom Fitzsimmons is the Program Director for Nevada County Broadcasters, and morning show host at KNCO NewsTalk 830, but his favorite job is being husband to Roxanne and Dad to his daughter's Katie and Kelly, and step dad to Tyson and Megan. Tom and Roxanne just became grandparents with the birth of Megan's daughter, Hazel Virginia. Tom also is the voice of High School Football and Basketball play by play. His hobbies include playing and watching all sports and taking long hikes both locally and in the Sierras with his dog, Angel. He also has taken up distance running and just started to get into road cycling.

Is it really time for school already?

Hard to believe it, especially with 100 degree heat, but the kids are ready to get back at school..if not this week, then more than likely the following week.  Remember when summer vacation included the summer month of August.  School used to start after Labor Day.  I am all for change, but I am not sure about the school year becoming more “year round.”   I know having the week off in the Fall and Spring made it nice to visit college campuses and squeeze in a family trip.  But, sitting in “portable” classrooms in 100 plus degree heat does not sound like fun to me.  So…what do you think??   And…ready for this…The NU football season starts next week…August 24th vs McQueen High School.

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