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    Can you catch all the ‘viral video’ references in this Delta Airlines safety video?

    Delta Airlines launched a new safety instructions video for passengers. Throughout the video, references from various viral videos from years past make their way in. Did you catch them all?

  • Earlier this week Google filed a patent for a toy that can control other Wi-Fi-connected devices. This could be one of Google's creepiest patents yet -- especially if movies like "Chuckie" still give you nightmares.

    Google files patent for creepy teddy bear

    Remember Teddy, the super-computer toy, from the 2001 film "Artificial Intelligence?" Well, Google might be making one.

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    Viral Video: How to turn that old T-shirt into a cute bag

    A quick tutorial explaining how to turn an over-sized T-shirt into a cute tote bag has made its way around the internet. All you need is an old T-shirt and a pair of scissors. With a few simple snips of the shirt, you’ve got a new bag in just minutes.  

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    Bartender suspended after gay slur receipt goes viral

    LAKEWOOD, Ohio – A receipt printed at a restaurant in Ohio containing a homophobic slur is sparking outrage online. The bartender who printed the receipt said it was meant as a joke among friends, according to WJW. A partner of West End Tavern said the slur was used to identify a bar tab belonging to two friends of the bartender Sunday afternoon, and they were not offended by it. The post went viral online, taking on a life of its […]

  • Casey Kasem, who entertained radio listeners for almost four decades as the host of countdown shows such as "American Top 40" and "Casey's Top 40," died early Sunday, June 15, 2014 according to a Facebook post from his daughter Kerri Kasem.

    Casey Kasem’s widow won’t face elder abuse charges

    Citing insufficient evidence, Los Angeles County prosecutors declined to file elder abuse charges against the widow of iconic radio host Casey Kasem.

  • Four cancer charities affiliates with the Cancer Fund of America were the target of a Federal Trade Commission crackdown on May 19, 2015, when the Commission announced the charities spent about 97% of donations on private fundraisers or on the charities themselves.

    Emotions run high amid cancer charity scam

    The Federal Trade Commission crackdown this week on four cancer charities affiliated with the Cancer Fund of America has upset many people.

  • [FILE] A stock photograph of a dog/puppy wearing harness, sitting on lawn with bowls of food and water in background.

    How to keep your dog safe amid Canine flu outbreak

    As new cases of canine influenza spread across several states, veterinarians are urging vigilance after hundreds of dogs contracted the virus.

  • Discoverer Enterprise at the MC 252 site in the Gulf of Mexico

    Deepwater Horizon spill likely made dolphins deathly ill, study says

    (CNN) — In a photo, a man holds a handwritten sign identifying a dead dolphin lying on a Louisiana beach. Researchers have snapped many such photos, trying to figure out what killed an unusually high number of the sea mammals in the wake of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. This week, scientists implicated the Deepwater Horizon disaster once more in their deaths. After the rig exploded, killing 11 people, the well pumped at least 3.1 millions of barrels […]

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    Verdict reached in Cleveland police killing of 2 unarmed people

    A judge has reached a verdict in the 2012 case of a Cleveland police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter for allegedly standing on hood of a car and firing into the windshield, killing the vehicle's two unarmed occupants.

  • hot dogs

    Hot dog hotline open for all of your grilling questions

    All summer long, your hotdog-grilling questions can be answered with a simple phone call. Ball Park launched its Finest Franks Hotline where you can ask someone for advice on various grilling matters.

  • First round of Hillary Clinton State Department emails released

    The State Department released its first round of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as Secretary of State on Friday, offering a new look at her handling of the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

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    Burlington Road Races kick off weekend of biking during Memorial Day holiday

    Downtown Burlington is the home of the 33rd annual Snake Alley Criterium during Memorial Day weekend. The Burlington Road Races start Friday evening, May 22, 2015.  Afterward, live music and refreshments would be available. The Snake Alley Criterium races were set to begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 23. Hundreds of athletes from all over were expected to compete for thousands of dollars worth of prizes. Other races, including the Melon City Criterium in Muscatine and the Quad Cities Criterium […]


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