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  • She Blamed Genes For Mysterious Weight Gain – Until Doctors Found A Massive Tumor

    CHICAGO — A woman who thought the extra weight around her stomach was due to bad genes, was stunned to learn what was actually behind it. Kim Turner lives Bloomington, Illinois and three years ago, she noticed she was gaining weight. But she couldn’t seem to lose it. She also didn’t have much of an appetite. Turner knew  something was wrong. So she sought medical consultation at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. It was there oncologist Dr. Ajay Maker discovered […]

  • Don’t Eat Any Romaine Lettuce, CDC Warns, As E. Coli Outbreak Grows

    YUMA, Ariz. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its romaine lettuce recall. It is now advising people throw away whole heads of romaine in addition to chopped romaine. Salad mixes with pieces of romaine should also be discarded. The agency said 53 people in 16 states have become infected with E. coli from lettuce. No deaths have been reported. E. coli Outbreak Update: Based on new data, CDC advises throwing away whole heads of romaine and […]

  • How Earth Day Evolved From An Idea To A Global Holiday

    Earth Day started in the United States in 1970 and has been embraced by nearly every country in the world over the past 50 years. Earth Day events happen all over the globe, and this year’s theme is to end plastic pollution. It’s hard to imagine now, but 50 years ago, environmental issues weren’t really considered “issues,” smokestacks were a sign of economic prosperity. In 1969, a massive oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif., started to make […]

  • Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Responds To Teen’s Promposal With Big Surprise

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The odds of a “yes” were slim, but the payoff was still huge for one Minnesota teenager who asked Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to the prom. @TheRock PROM?! pic.twitter.com/VyHhrpVQYe — katie k (@katiekelzenberg) April 15, 2018 Katie Kelzenberg, a high school student at Stillwater Area High School in Minnesota, posted a video to Twitter on Sunday, asking the former pro wrestler and “Rampage” star to prom. As an added touch, the teen wore the same 90s throwback look […]

  • ‘Overwhelmed’ Postal Worker Arrested After 17,000 Pieces Of Undelivered Mail Found

    NEW YORK – A New York City postal worker was arrested after 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail were found in his car, apartment and home, according to a court document. Aleksey Germash, a letter carrier who’s worked for the United States Postal Service for more than 16 years, had undelivered mail from as far back as 2005 in his possession. During an interview with agents from the USPS Office of Inspector General, Germash said he was “overwhelmed by the amount of mail […]

  • Renowned DJ Avicii Dies At 28

    Grammy nominated Swedish DJ Avicii died Friday, his publicist confirmed to CNN. He was 28. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” a statement to CNN read. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given.” Avicii was one of the most […]

  • Florida Commissioner Allegedly Paid To Have Sex With Man’s Wife Twice A Week

    BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – A Florida county commissioner faces multiple charges after authorities say he paid a couple living with him to be able to have sex with the man’s wife. Hernando County deputies arrested 71-year-old Nick Nicholson on Thursday on one count of operating a location for the purpose of lewdness, assignation or prostitution and two counts of purchasing services from any person engaged in prostitution. The arrest stemmed from an investigation that began Feb. 20 when deputies went to […]

  • ‘It’s An Invasion’: Tumbleweeds Take Over California Town, Trapping Residents In Their Homes

    VICTORVILLE, Calif. – A California town has been overrun with tumbleweeds — lots and lots of tumbleweeds. Strong winds, with gusts topping 50 mph, have been blowing the prickly plants into neighborhoods in the High Desert town of Victorville, California. When the tumbleweeds hit an obstacle, like a fence or even a house, they start piling up. And boy, have they been piling up. City workers were using pitchforks and heavy equipment to clean up the mess on Tuesday, but […]

  • How Did 4/20 Become ‘Weed Day’? Myths And Theories Abound

    There is something in the air today. Maybe you’ve noticed. April 20, or 4/20, is known as “Weed Day” in some circles because the date corresponds with a numerical code for marijuana. Yes, it seems arbitrary. So how did the number 420 come to represent smoking pot? First, let’s get the myths and rumors out of the way: The legend of the California penal code Some claim the number is drawn from the California criminal codes used to punish the use or distribution […]

  • 2 Elementary School Students Arrested For Child Porn Over Nude Snapchats

    SLIDELL, La. – Police arrested two Louisiana elementary school students  after they allegedly distributed nude photos to classmates using a social media app. The Bonne Ecole Elementary students, a girl and a boy, were booked on charges of distribution of child pornography, according to the Slidell Police Department. The female student allegedly used Snapchat to send nude pictures of herself to the male student, who allegedly sent them to other classmates. “Most kids are not aware, but sending a nude photo […]

  • Father, 4-Year-Old Son Run Over By Teens Stealing Bud Light From Grocery Store

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A father is still recovering in the hospital days after he and his young son were run over by a teenager in the parking lot of a popular south Charlotte shopping center, WSOC reports. According to a police report, the teen stole a 24-pack of Bud Light from the Harris Teeter in the Blakeney Village shopping center on Rea Road Tuesday evening and ran out of the store. The thief jumped into a waiting car, which sped […]

  • The 15 Highest Paying Jobs That Don’t Require An Advanced Degree

    Increased educational attainment certainly has its perks in the workplace. In the U.S., advanced-degree holders tend to command higher salaries and enjoy lower unemployment rates than those with less education, according to a new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In 2017, for example, full-time employees with an advanced degree (master’s, professional, or doctoral) earned 25% more than those with only a bachelor’s degree, and 106% more than those with just a high school diploma. Similarly, employees who stopped […]