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Tom Egelhoff has been the host of "Open for Business," a business and consumer talk show, which is the most listened to show in his time slot, since 2004. According to Entrepreneur Magazine Radio, Tom is the leading authority in the United States for doing business in small towns. He is the author of "How to Market, Advertise and Promote Your Business or Service In Your Own Backyard" (Wiley), and "The Small Town Advertising Handbook: How to Say More and Spend Less," and "How to Market, Advertise and Promote Your Business or Service In A Small Town." He has been a columnist for Billings Business, the largest business publication in Montana, for the past 9 years and a national columnist for Vetrepreneur for the past five years. Tom has been appeared on MSNBC's "Your Business" with JJ Ramberg, in Costco Connection Magazine (twice), Target Market Magazine, Emerging Business, Business Adviser, and magazines in China, India and Turkey. His books have been textbooks at the University of Alaska and Missouri State University. Tom speaks nationally to colleges, universities and business organizations across the U.S. Tom's 400 page web site, www.smalltownmarketing.com, went online in 1998 and is one of the oldest continuous web sites on the net and averages over 1,000 visitors per day. You can follow Tom on Twitter and become a fan of Tom on Facebook. To leave a comment or ask a question, leave a comment below or you can visit Tom's Open for Business Blog. "Open for Business" airs every Saturday, 11 to 2 PM Mountain Time and streams worldwide on the Internet right here. Click "Listen Live" in the top right to stream the radio station online Call into the show at (406) - 522 - 8255 Email Tom at tom@kmmsam.com Leave Tom any comments or questions you have down below.
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War Internment Camps: Racial Lessons From Our Past

Over 110,000 people of Japanese heritage, sixty-two percent being American citizens, were ordered to report to internment camps.

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380363 02: A sticker declares the existence of flying saucers from the window of a car parked on property near Jamul, CA, October 15, 2000, purchased by the Unarius Academy of Science to serve as a future landing site for "space brothers" from other planets. According to the academy, a spaceship carrying 1,000 alien scientists from the planet Myton will arrive on Earth in the year 2001, landing on a raised landform that was once part of an Atlantean continent in the Caribbean Sea. If humans are spritually ready, a total of 33 flying saucers from different planets will land in a towering stack near Jamul, CA to create an international university and introduce new technologies to save planet Earth from self-destruction. (Photo by David McNew/Newsmakers)
380363 02: A sticker declares the existence of flying saucers from the window of a car parked on property near Jamul, CA, October 15, 2000, purchased by the Unarius Academy of Science to serve as a future landing site for "space brothers" from other planets. According to the academy, a spaceship carrying 1,000 alien scientists from the planet Myton will arrive on Earth in the year 2001, landing on a raised landform that was once part of an Atlantean continent in the Caribbean Sea. If humans are spritually ready, a total of 33 flying saucers from different planets will land in a towering stack near Jamul, CA to create an international university and introduce new technologies to save planet Earth from self-destruction. (Photo by David McNew/Newsmakers)
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Project Blue Book: Have You Seen a UFO Lately?

In 1952 the United States Air Force began a series of systematic studies of unidentified flying objects or as they are commonly known — UFO’s.

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Boston Tea Party
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The Boston Tea Party: No Taxation Without Representation

On December 16, 1773 a group of demonstrators disguised as Indians destroyed an entire shipment of tea sent to the colonies by the East India Company.

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VERNON HILLS, IL - JANUARY 27: Betty Ravagni arranges some of the more than 1,500 low-carbohydrate products available January 27, 2004 at new Low Carb Chicago Inc., store in Vernon Hills, Illinois. Low Carb Chicago Inc., is the first store in the Chicago area dedicated exclusively to selling products for people following a low-carbohydrate lifestyle. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
VERNON HILLS, IL - JANUARY 27: Betty Ravagni arranges some of the more than 1,500 low-carbohydrate products available January 27, 2004 at new Low Carb Chicago Inc., store in Vernon Hills, Illinois. Low Carb Chicago Inc., is the first store in the Chicago area dedicated exclusively to selling products for people following a low-carbohydrate lifestyle. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
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Friday Fun Facts About Carbohydrates

Surprisingly, the best carbs are not Twinkies. Mother Nature makes the best carbs, not some processing facility in Nebraska.

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Howard Stern Visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon"
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Tom’s Opinion On Political Correctness

It's easier to walk on eggshells and not break any than say something and be accused of being “Politically Incorrect.” What exactly is political correctness anyway?

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WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 14: David Merrill Executive Director of the National Global Warming Coalition reads from a paper urging U.S. President George W. Bush to sign the Kyoto Protocol during a protest on the Ellipse behind the White House February 14, 2005 in Washington, DC. The Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty drawn up seven years ago to deal with global warming by reducing greenhouse gases and emissions. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 14: David Merrill Executive Director of the National Global Warming Coalition reads from a paper urging U.S. President George W. Bush to sign the Kyoto Protocol during a protest on the Ellipse behind the White House February 14, 2005 in Washington, DC. The Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty drawn up seven years ago to deal with global warming by reducing greenhouse gases and emissions. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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The Kyoto Protocol: World Climate Change

President George W. Bush opposed the Kyoto treaty, because, "it exempts 80% of the world, including major population centers such as China and India, from compliance, and would cause serious harm to the US economy.”

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 26:  Under-Secretary-General for Public Information of the UN Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal speaks the special Screening Of HBO's "The Battle Of AmfAR" at United Nations Headquarters on November 26, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for HBO)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 26: Under-Secretary-General for Public Information of the UN Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal speaks the special Screening Of HBO's "The Battle Of AmfAR" at United Nations Headquarters on November 26, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for HBO)
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

Sixty-five years ago today, nine years before the United States Congress passed the first Civil Rights Act of 1957; the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 3:  People protest outside the U.S. Courthouse where federal bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes is to rule on Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy eligibility December 3, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Judge Rhodes ruled that the city is eligible for bankruptcy protection and that pensions can be cut. Detroit is the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy.  (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 3: People protest outside the U.S. Courthouse where federal bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes is to rule on Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy eligibility December 3, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Judge Rhodes ruled that the city is eligible for bankruptcy protection and that pensions can be cut. Detroit is the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
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Why Are Cities Going Bankrupt?

The big difference is that it would take longer for Detroit to go bankrupt than Bozeman, Belgrade or Livingston.

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BOWES, ENGLAND - MARCH 27:  A snow plough clears the A66 road under heavy snowfall near to Bowes in County Durham on March 27, 2013 in northern England. Across the UK heavy snow and freezing temperatures continue to cause disruption as Britain endures the coldest March in 50 years.  (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)
BOWES, ENGLAND - MARCH 27: A snow plough clears the A66 road under heavy snowfall near to Bowes in County Durham on March 27, 2013 in northern England. Across the UK heavy snow and freezing temperatures continue to cause disruption as Britain endures the coldest March in 50 years. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)
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Friday Fun Facts About Cold Weather

The great thing about Montana weather is that you are never sure exactly what you are going to get. I’ve seen snow in some form every month of the year.

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American men guarding their private beer brewing hide-out, during prohibition.   (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
American men guarding their private beer brewing hide-out, during prohibition. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
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Prohibition Repealed

One of the most ironic events in modern history is Utah of all places casting the 36th vote to repeal the 18th Amendment of Prohibition.

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