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Thor Tolo

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Name: Thor Tolo
Date registered: October 19, 2010


Thor is the newest anchor for KOMO 1000 (97.7 FM) – Washington’s most respected radio news source. He is a broadcaster with 17 years’ major market experience in television and radio. In 1989 Thor’s Emmy Award winning sportscasting career brought him to the NBC owned TV station in Cleveland. In 1993 he began hosting shows and anchoring KFAN’s postgame call-in programs for the Minnesota Vikings Radio Network in Minneapolis/St. Paul. After moving to Pittsburgh in 1995, Thor hosted a nightly 3-hour talk show for seven years at the world’s first radio station, KDKA. In 2004 he moved to Seattle for a four-year run as afternoon host of "Live From Seattle." Thor and his wife, Shelly, live in Belltown where their second office for TOLO Events, LLC, is located. It is an event planning company specializing in high-end galas for major corporate and non-profit events. The company was founded in Pittsburgh – home of their original office since 2002.

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  1. I-1098: The Big (Business) Chill? — October 31, 2010
  2. I-1098: Smart Money Might Not Educate — October 27, 2010

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I-1098: The Big (Business) Chill?

I-1098 opponents argue that “job creation will be harmed by Initiative 1098.” Supporters argue that there are business benefits in I-1098. Who’s right? Economic Opportunity Institute Policy Director Marilyn Watkins endorsed I-1098 in The Columbian because of small business benefits: For middle-class families as well as businesses, I-1098 also reduces the state portion of the property tax by… Continue reading »


I-1098: Smart Money Might Not Educate

On June 11, 2010, Bill Gates, Sr. said on YesOn1098.com that voters’ passage of I-1098 would provide “a stable, dedicated funding source for education and health care.” Initiative opponents claim that “the legislature can spend the funds however it wants.” The opposition claim is partially true. On February 25, 2010, Secretary of State Sam Reed’s office confirmed that… Continue reading »