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Johnny Lopez
August 29, 2019 - 11:38 am
Somewhere between going to Blockbuster to rent videos and streaming movies from the comfort of your living room, many of us had physical Netflix DVDs delivered to our homes in the mail. While that may seem like the olden days now, Netflix just announced they recently shipped their 5 billionth DVD...
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98.7 The Breeze
August 26, 2019 - 5:13 am
Lions and tigers and bears -- and babies! Staffers at a Pittsburgh hospital dressed four newborns up like characters from "The Wizard of Oz," to celebrate the film's 80th anniversary on Sunday. The Allegheny Health Network, which includes West Penn Hospital, sometimes dresses up its babies on...
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Abbie Bennett
August 20, 2019 - 3:56 pm
( Connecting Vets ) - Julia Yllescas has never doubted that her dad has always been with her. But now she and the whole world can see it, thanks to help from photographer and military spouse Susanne Beckmann. Beckmann, of Snapshots by Suz has been photographing Nebraska teen Yllescas since she was...
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August 19, 2019 - 1:50 pm
( WCBS 880 ) — New York is asking the public for help in choosing a new license plate design. The state has designed five new plates – four of which include the Statue of Liberty. The fifth design features the new Mario M. Cuomo Bridge over the Hudson River. "License plates are a symbol of who we...
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August 18, 2019 - 11:45 am
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Day two of the 2019 Chicago Air and Water Show is off to a delayed start Sunday due to rain and will now begin at 12 p.m. and go until 3:30 p.m., according to city officials. The show, one of the largest and longest-running free events of its kind, welcomes millions of...
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Johnny Lopez
August 17, 2019 - 11:09 am
Ed Smart, father of kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart , has disclosed he is gay. According to “ Today ”, the 64-year-old announced his truth in a letter posted to Facebook, where he also revealed he and his wife, Lois Smart, were divorcing. "It is with this same spirit that I wish to share the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 16, 2019 - 8:05 pm
Veteran New Orleans TV reporter and anchor Nancy Parker was one of two people who died in a plane crash Friday near New Orleans Lakefront Airport. Parker was on assignment for TV station WVUE, Fox 8 when the small plane went down in a fiery crash. Photo credit AP Photo/Gerald Herbert Parker was...
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August 16, 2019 - 2:25 pm
When it comes to crazy stories about people and alligators, Florida will always be the leader. A Florida woman was pulled over recently, and during the traffic stop she pulled a foot-long alligator out of her pants. Along with the alligator, she also had 40 turtles inside a Teenage Mutant Ninja...
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Jacquie Cadorette
August 16, 2019 - 2:16 pm
There’s a new travel trend going around, and it involves ditching your friends for a different vacation buddy – your phone. According to Travel + Leisure , the “mobilemoon” is a vacation trend that’s sort of like a “solomoon” but with way more Instagrams involved. Instead of going on a solo trip...
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Jacquie Cadorette
August 16, 2019 - 1:35 pm
The highly trendy keto diet is one based around foods that are high in fat. But now, people are trying out the “dirty keto” diet, and it’s definitely not as good for you as the alternative. According to Business Insider, the dirty keto diet consists of high-fat foods that lie relatively on the...
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