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    “Zombie” Cat, Presumed Dead, Rises From The Grave In Florida

    CBS News – Bart the cat should be renamed zombie cat after he was hit by a car, buried and then crawled out of his grave five days later, CBS Miami reports. According to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, they’ve seen many cases at their clinic but “this situation may take the cake.” They are now caring for a 2-3 year old black and white cat named Bart who was found by his owner after being hit by a […]

  • 5NEWS Fit: Fighting Germs at the Gym

    Are germs at the gym making you sick? There’s no doubt gyms have germs, but many fitness centers are helping you stay fit and healthy this flu season. When you exercise, your hands touch all kinds of equipment and likely the germs the person before you left on them. Germs in gyms are common, especially this time of year. Fortunately, most gyms have readily available disinfectant wipes or sprays to help you clean off your equipment before and after use. […]

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    How A Mexican Snack Became An American Staple

    (CNN) – As a non-sports aficionado, my attraction to game day festivities has been solely food focused. So naturally, I noticed how potato chips have taken less and less space on the snack table to make room for tortilla chips and guacamole. Although potato chips continue to be the top-selling salted snack in terms of pounds sold, tortilla chips have been increasing in sales at a faster pace than potato chips, especially during this time of year, according to Tom […]


    First Lady Michelle Obama Shakes Hands With Saudi king. So?

    (CNN)- President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made a quick stop in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to pay respects to the late King Abdullah, and to hold meetings with the new leader, King Salman bin Abdulaziz. But one aspect of the encounter stood out to reporters covering the receiving line at the palace: the first lady shook hands with the king. Islamic law generally forbids men from touching women to whom they are not related. However, that rule […]


    Is Case of The 43 Missing Students in Mexico Closed?

    (CNN)- Mexican authorities say they’re not done. There are still suspects at large they have to detain, and detainees they must try and sentence. But Mexican Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam says there is “legal certainty” that 43 college students who went missing four months ago in the Mexican state of Guerrero were murdered. Mexico officially declares missing students murdered02:20 At a news conference in Mexico City Tuesday, Murillo Karam said 99 suspects have been detained so far. Authorities have […]


    Georgia Executes Man Despite Disability Claim

    (CNN)- Twice-convicted murderer Warren Lee Hill was executed Tuesday, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections. Despite pleas by human rights groups and legal representatives who have argued that Hill’s intellectual disability should have made him ineligible for the death penalty, Hill died by injection at the prison in Jackson, Georgia. His time of death was 7:55 p.m. ET, said spokeswoman Gwendolyn Hogan. Hill declined to make a final statement, but requested a final prayer, Hogan said. Hill’s attorney slammed […]


    White House Drops 529 College Savings Proposal

    (CNN)- The White House is giving up on a costly fight with Congress over the Obama administration’s increasingly unpopular proposal to effectively end 529 college savings plans. A White House official confirmed the move on Tuesday as fierce opposition to the provision was building in Congress, even among fellow Democrats. READ: Obama proposes scaling back benefits of 529 college savings plans “Given it has become such a distraction, we’re not going to ask Congress to pass the 529 provision so […]


    Pleas From Families of Hostages Held By ISIS As Deadline Nears

    (CNN)- With the fates of their children hanging in the balance, the families of a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian fighter pilot held by ISIS are calling on their governments to do everything they can to save the hostages before time runs out. A video file posted online Tuesday linked the fates of the two captives with a demand for the release of a convicted terrorist in Jordan within 24 hours. The post shows an image of Japanese hostage Kenji […]

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    Snow Storm Buries Eastern Massachusetts, But The Sun Returns

    (CNN)- When baby Anna Klein wakes up to the second day of her life on Wednesday, the sun will come out to greet her and nearly all of frigid New England, too. But it will also shine down on snow piled feet high. Anna was born early Tuesday in Hartford, Connecticut, at the height of the winter storm, which, on Wednesday, was winding down farther north in Maine. Parts in between have seen nearly three feet of white, breaking local […]

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    Mormon Leaders Vow Support For Gay Rights – With Conditions

    CBS News – Mormon church leaders are making a national appeal for a “balanced approach” in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom. The church is promising to support some housing and job protections for gays and lesbians in exchange for legal protections for believers who object to the behavior of others. It’s not clear how much common ground the Mormons will find with this new campaign. The church insists it is making no changes in doctrine, and still […]

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    Child Swallows SpongeBob SquarePants

    CBS News – Dr. Ghofran Ageely, a radiology resident at King Abdulaziz University Hospital, in Jeddah was stunned to find a freckled SpongeBob SquarePants smiling at him through x-rays from a 16-month-old boy’s chest. In an email to LiveScience, Ageely wrote: “I opened the frontal view and was shocked. ‘SpongeBob,’ I screamed!!! I was amazed by the visible details. You can see his freckles, shoes and fingers…AMAZING.” Though the doctor was shocked to see such intricate details of the toy […]

  • Adventure Arkansas: Janet Huckabee Nature Center

    This week on Adventure Arkansas we head to the Janet Huckabee Nature Center to check out their “Critter Crunch.”  Every day at 2 PM you can stop in and watch as they feed one of the many animals they keep at the facility.  The nature center has an assortment of creatures from around the Natural State including a variety of fish and turtles as well as several species of snakes.  There’s always something fun to see.  On our trip we […]


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