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    Penn State Fraternity Suspended Over Alleged Nude Facebook Pictures

    (CNN) — A Penn State University fraternity has been suspended after allegedly posting on a private Facebook page compromising photos of women, including some who appeared to be asleep or passed out. The suspension of Kappa Delta Rho (KDR) fraternity comes as State College Police as well as university officials investigate the fraternity’s alleged use of the online page with up to 144 active members, including current and former students. “No arrests are being made at this time,” State College […]

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    Dairy Queen Is Giving Away Free Ice Cream

    NEW YORK — Here’s a tasty way to start your week. Dairy Queen is offering free cones of vanilla soft-serve ice cream Monday in honor of its 75th anniversary. The one-day offer is limited to small cones, and it’s just one per customer, so don’t get any greedy ideas. The giveaway is available at participating Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill locations. Dairy Queen, part of Warren Buffett’s sprawling conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, has 6,400 locations in the United States. […]

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    Teen Dies After Eating Pancakes, Family Files Lawsuit

    (CNN) — A Minnesota family has filed a lawsuit against a restaurant for what they’re calling a fatal mistake. They say they were told that the establishment’s pancakes were dairy-free. Their son had a severe dairy allergy and died after a meal at the restaurant. “He could light up a room,” Scott Johnson’s mother, Cindy Johnson said. Scott’s parents say his smile was brightest when he was left to explore Minnesota’s lakes and woods. “Four o’clock in the morning during […]

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    Krispy Kreme Has a Bacon Hot Dog Donut. Would You Dare?

    NEW YORK — Do arteries make a sound as they clog? If so, prepare for a symphony of saturated fats in Delaware next month. Krispy Kreme is partnering with a minor league baseball team in Wilmington to sell a bacon donut hot dog. The Wilmington Blue Rocks, a single-A affiliate of the reigning American League champion Kansas City Royals, is even asking fans to name this crazy culinary concoction — which also has raspberry jam on it. My suggestion? The Suicide […]

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    Violent Fight Caught on Camera Inside McDonald’s in NYC

    ***WARNING: Some of the video shown may be disturbing. *** (CNN) — A big brawl was caught on camera inside a fast food restaurant in the big apple. The fight happened Wednesday inside a McDonald’s in New York City. Video shows several girls ganging up on one girl, beating her badly. Authorities say they continued to kick and hit her when she went down and that it appeared no one jumped in to help. So far, no arrests have been […]

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    Time Running Out on $1 Billion in Unclaimed Tax Refunds

    NEW YORK — The IRS has $1 billion in unclaimed refunds for the 2011 tax year that will soon become the property of the U.S. government if taxpayers don’t come forward to claim them. Pennsylvania alone has $42,228,000 in unclaimed federal refunds.  The median unclaimed return amount in the Keystone State from 2011 is nearly $800. Roughly 1 million households that didn’t file a 2011 tax return are owed that money, the IRS said Wednesday. By law, taxpayers only have […]

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    2 University of Oklahoma Students Expelled Over Racist Chant

    (CNN) — One of the two University of Oklahoma students expelled for their role in leading a racist chant has issued an apology, The Dallas Morning News reported. “I am deeply sorry for what I did Saturday night. It was wrong and reckless. I made a horrible mistake by joining into the singing and encouraging others to do the same,” Parker Rice said in a statement printed by the newspaper. Earlier Tuesday, Rice and another student were expelled over their […]

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    Teen Convicted After Spending $30K Mistakenly Deposited into His Account

    MADISON COUNTY, Ga. — A Georgia teen who spent the better part of $30,000, which was mistakenly put into his checking account by a bank teller, will serve the next 10 years on probation and has been ordered by a judge to pay the money back. “The daddy apologized about a dozen times that he was sorry it happened and the boy said he was sorry. That’s about all he said,” said victim Steven Fields. Both the victim and the man […]

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    Car Seat ‘Biggest Factor’ in How Baby Survived 14 Hours After Crash

    Spanish Fork, UT — Lily wasn’t moving when rescuers found her, hanging upside down in her mother’s smashed car. It had flipped over into a frigid Utah river half a day before, and the baby was still strapped in her seat. As Officer Jared Warner dashed with the 18-month-old in his arms to an ambulance, she was barely alive. But she’s doing better, her family said Monday. “Her improvement is astounding. Right now she’s watching ‘Dora (the Explorer)’ and singing […]

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    Baby Found Alive Hours After Car Overturns In River

    Spanish Fork, UT (KSTU) — When a man went to a Utah river Saturday hoping to haul out fish, he inadvertently saved the life of a baby who had been trapped — possibly for half a day. The angler waded into the Spanish Fork River around noon and then noticed a car upside-down in the water, public safety officials said in a statement. Rescuers arrived and tipped the four-door car onto its side. They found the 18-month-old girl strapped in […]

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    Selma Commemorates ‘Bloody Sunday,’ 50 Years Later

    SELMA, Alabama (CNN) — In a passionate speech about racial progress in America, President Barack Obama on Saturday told thousands of people who gathered here to commemorate the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” that “our march is not yet finished. But we are getting closer.” Obama emphasized that a day of commemoration is not enough to repay the debt paid by the marchers who were brutally beaten 50 years ago as they demonstrated for voting rights. “If Selma taught us […]

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    Plane Skids Off Runway at NY’s LaGuardia Airport

    (CNN) — A Delta flight skidded off a runway late Thursday morning at New York’s LaGuardia airport. There are no known injuries as a result and all passengers have been taken off the aircraft, according to New York’s fire department. According to the National Weather Service, there was snow and freezing fog at the airport around the time of the incident. Pictures show the aircraft on the ground at the snow-covered airport, with its nose raised. The pictures also show […]

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