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  • Deadly sugar addiction – why carbs, not fats, are the problem

    ST. LOUIS — Some doctors say sugar may be the number one killer in America right now. That may sound like a stretch, but you can see why they make that claim. Diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and obesity can all be partially attributed to too much sugar. Mike Norton, 51, had been an athlete most of his life. He thought he was doing everything right with diet and exercise, but then he suffered a heart attack just over five years […]

  • Cost of a Thanksgiving meal drops for second straight year

    ARKANSAS — The cost of a Thanksgiving feast is the cheapest it has been since 2015, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. The organization has surveyed the average cost of a Thanksgiving Day meal since 1986. For the 32nd year, AFBF found the national average for the Thanksgiving meal for ten people to be just over $49, or about 1.5% cheaper than in 2016. This marked the second consecutive year that the cost has declined. Walmart has since released a […]

  • Virginia Mother-Daughter ‘Murder-Suicide’ May Have Been Staged, Police Say

    FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. – Police in Fairfax County, Virginia say a mother and daughter may be the victims of a double murder and not a murder-suicide. A newly unsealed search warrant reveals that the crime scene may have been altered or staged by the suspect, WUSA9 reports. Police initially thought that 23-year-old Helen Hargan shot and killed her mother, 63-year-old Pamela Hargan, then turned the gun on herself. The unsealed search warrant reveal that there was an attempted “fraudulent” wire […]

  • Time Capsule From 1982 Found Bolted to Seattle’s Space Needle

    SEATTLE — Open it! Open it! Construction workers renovating the Space Needle’s Observation Deck discovered a 35-year-old time capsule earlier this week. On Friday, crews cut through a wall to get to the container that was bolted to a beam on the Observation Deck. Its contents were revealed by current and former Space Needle team members who were on hand when the time capsule was installed in 1982. The capsule contained historic documents, photographs, art and even a master key to […]

  • Doctors Save Hunter Whose Face Was Ripped Off by Grizzly Bear

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Coming face to face with a grizzly bear and living to tell the story — it’s something movies are made of, but this is no movie. Doctors at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado are being credited with saving a man whose face was torn off by a grizzly bear, according to KDVR. Lee Brooke was hunting in Wyoming when he encountered the grizzly. After months of treatment he is now back home in Pennsylvania. The attack […]

  • Pringles Recreates Thanksgiving Dinner With Eight New Chip Flavors

    It’s the greatest, most filling meal of the year — and junk food wants in on the action. Pringles has created eight new chip flavors in a combination that’s “deliciously close to the real thing.” “While the dinner is not available for retail sale this season, who knows what the future of Pringles stacking and snacking will bring,” the company said in a press release. The tray includes the following flavors: turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, creamed corn, green […]

  • Navy Acknowledges Pilot Drew Male Genitalia in the Sky

    Warning: Some readers may find the graphic offensive WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. – The U.S. Navy has taken responsibility for some obscene sky drawings made over a portion of northern Washington. KREM 2 in Spokane says they received multiple pictures and phone calls showing male genitalia drawn in the sky. The most monumental thing to happen in omak. A penis in the sky — Anahi Torres (@anahi_torres_) November 16, 2017 Officials from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island told KREM 2 the […]

  • These Wish Lists From Children in Crisis Are Heartbreakingly Simple

    SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – The items on these children’s wish lists are things that many people don’t think twice about buying, such as hygiene products, shampoo and conditioner. New York nonprofit Things of My Very Own works with children and families in crisis. “Children that have either experienced or been impacted by extensive abuse and neglect or who are at risk of a child protection protective services intervention,” CEO and Founder Rayn Boncie told WNYT. This year Things of My Very […]

  • Thief Steals Christmas Packages from Porch, Leaves Empty Box Behind

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah man says his family was home when a thief stole a package from their front porch in the middle of the day, leaving an empty box behind, according to KSTU. “I went outside to check on our Christmas lights and saw the empty box and I thought, ‘that’s really odd,’” Nick Ball told KSTU. This Utah family joins more than 20 million Americans who will have their packages stolen from their homes before they even […]

  • PA Woman Likely Died After Cleaning Up Son’s Drug Overdose

    PORTAGE, Pa. — A 69-year-old Pennsylvania woman likely died as a result of making contact with drug paraphernalia while cleaning up after her own son’s overdose, according to WJAC. Theresa Plummer, 69, found her son, Ronald Plummer, 45, unresponsive in their bathroom on Nov. 5. He was taken to the hospital where he died two days later. On Nov. 6, Theresa was having trouble breathing and went to a local hospital. She later died. Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees believes […]

  • Yes, You Can Now Get Your Pet’s Face Printed on a Swimsuit

    Your entire social media feed is filled with photos of pets. Now, get ready for the puppy takeover to make its way poolside. Petflair, a swimwear line, is specializing in custom swimwear featuring your favorite four-legged friend’s face. The startup, based in Australia, recently launched a Kickstarter to make the project a reality. According to the company’s website, 25 percent of profits benefit an organization that finds homes for abandoned pets. A former water polo player founded the company after […]

  • Teen Who Rides Bike Miles to Work Gets Surprise From ‘Family’ of Co-Workers

    SAGINAW, Mich. – A teenager who rides his bike six miles to work, rain or shine, was speechless after a huge birthday surprise from his co-workers. Noah Robinson, 19, was given a shiny new red car after they all pulled together to get him the new ride. “I was out of words,” he told WNEM. “I was crying.” Robinson started working at Gladtender, a family-owned business, about six months ago. He biked six and a half miles to work every […]