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Apr 12, 2013

Be sure to check out this amazing little girl on Facebook!

 

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Make-A-Wish-with-Gabriella/489751111047045

Apr 11, 2013

A man who was pinned by his overturned tractor and losing breath with each scream says he was saved by his two teenage daughters.

 

Jeff Smith of Lebanon, Ore., was trying to pull a stump out of his garden last Monday when his muddy boot slipped off the clutch. The tractor flipped, and the steering wheel pinned his chest to the ground.

Apr 10, 2013

You’ll want to pull over the next time your phone is guiding you to the closest Starbucks or In&Out Burger in California.

 

Apr 10, 2013

Ever wonder if those spelling bee kids know the meanings of some of those big words? Now they'll have to prove that they do.

Organizers of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Tuesday announced a major change to the format, adding multiple-choice vocabulary tests to the annual competition that crowns the English language's spelling champ.

Apr 8, 2013

A federal judge has ruled that the government must make the morning-after pill available over the counter for all ages, instead of requiring a prescription for girls 16 and younger. The decision counteracts an unprecedented move by the Obama administration, which in 2011 overruled a recommendation by the Food and Drug Administration to make the pill, typically taken as a precaution the morning after unprotected sex, available for all ages without a prescription. Judge Edward R.

Apr 4, 2013

Managers who plan to hire hourly summer workers expect to add an average of 30 workers this year, up from 27 last year, according to a survey conducted on behalf of the job placement company Snagajob. The Ipsos survey of 1,005 seasonal hiring managers found that 68 percent plan to hire summer workers this year.

 

They should find plenty of willing applicants.

Apr 4, 2013

I was thinking of "SORRY" songs yesterday: 

Elton John:  Sorry seems to be the hardest word...

Chicago:  Its hard for me to say I'm sorry...

 

And you know what, these guys just might be onto something...

 

Even though psychologists will tell you that apologizing is cleansing and it helps you get any guilt off your chest, apparently they are wrong!

 

Apr 2, 2013

The gals gave it a go again... but did not make it through.

 

Two female officers entered the demanding Marine Infantry Officer Course last week — only the second time in the history of the course that women have been allowed to compete to become ground combat leaders — but neither passed the grueling obstacle course on Thursday, military officials said.

 

The women made it through the first few days of the course.

 

Apr 2, 2013

Experts say teenagers are dumping Facebook and turning to messaging applications on their smartphones like Whatsapp, Messageme, LINE, KakaoTalk, Kik and Wechat. The apps allow teens to share pictures, messages and even make calls without leaving any trace of who they’ve been speaking to on a parents' phone bill. Parents who have become savvy about Facebook tend to know less about the new messaging apps, which don't enforce Facebook’s 13-year-old age minimum.

 

PARENTS, Be advised...

Apr 1, 2013

The following was posted on reddit...