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Jun 6, 2012

A new study carried out by online music concierge service Songza discovered that half of respondents believe that Maroon 5's hit single 'Moves Like Jagger' makes them do better at work, while 42 percent of those surveyed rely on Gotye's 'Somebody I used to Know' to give them a boost. Another aspect of the survey found Americans spend just over a year -- 13 months -- downloading new tracks and creating playlists -- yet 41.7 percent tire of new playlists after just five minutes.

Jun 6, 2012

INCREDIBLE TEEN

We all know how competitive sports can be.

Everyone wants to be a winner especially when you are competing against your rival.

That’s what what the set up was in Ohio at a track meat between Meghan Vogel from West Liberty Salem and Arden McMath from Arlington High School.

Meghan, the 1600 meter state champion, she was the first girl to win the track title in more than 20 years.

This was Arden’s chance to beat the state champion!

But something happened during the race that changed both of these rivals lives.

Jun 6, 2012

GLASSES MYTH

We've all heard how important drinking water is for weight loss right?  And what's the daily recommended amount: 8 glasses! 

Guess what... put the water bottle down!   This latest news just in.....

A new study done by an Australian professor at La Trobe University says NOPE! 

 

He suggests an adequate daily fluid intake is about 11 cups for women and 14 cups for men.

However, this includes fluid found in food and beverages.

Jun 6, 2012

UPDATE ON MISSING BOY

Remember 2 years ago this month what the major news story was?

It was a story about a 7 year-old boy named Kyron who went missing.

It happened during the morning of June 4, 2010, when Kyron disappeared after  school science fair where displayed a project on red tree frogs.

His stepmom Terri Horman was the last person to see Kyron because she was at the science fair.

2 years later no signs of Kyron and no one in custody.

Jun 6, 2012

DISNEY SAYS NO

Disney says its programming will no longer be sponsored by junk food.

The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will become the first major media company to ban such ads for its TV channels, radio stations and websites intended for children.

That means kids watching Saturday morning children's shows on Disney's ABC network will no longer see ads for fast foods and sugary cereals that don't meet company's nutrition standards.

The guidelines won't go into effect until 2015 because of existing advertising agreements.

Jun 5, 2012

Sunscreen Grilling

Brett Sigworth has learned a painful lesson about grilling...

He was on his back deck with friends warming up the grill for a great afternoon of food and fun.  But he was about to be surprised by something THAT shouldn't have burned... but did. 

Brett stepped away for a few minutes to apply a spray on sunscreen. He rubbed it on his chest, arms and shoulders and then went back to check the grill.  He picked up one of the metal grates so he could move the briquettes around and within seconds he became a human torch! 

Jun 5, 2012

MONEY WALLS (knock on wood....really!  You could be rich!)

Imagine you bought a house. Now you've been in this house for 4 years and you decide to remodel. And thats when as you tear through the walls, you strike it RICH!  You find cans and cans of money INSIDE the old walls... WOW! 

That's what happened; and that's the dilemma for an Arizona couple who's remodeling project turned into a windfall piggy-bank.  They literally found $500,000 dollars cash in the walls of their home. 

Jun 5, 2012

SMART BOMB FOR BREAST CANCER

Good news in the fight against Breast cancer....it's called the "Smart Bomb."

It's A combination of drugs that acts as a sort of "smart bomb" against breast cancer cells without damaging healthy ones.   And so far, it's performing successfully in early testing.

In a key test involving nearly 1,000 women with very advanced disease, the experimental treatment extended by several months the time women lived without their cancer getting worse.

Jun 5, 2012

SCHOOL BUDGET ISSUES

Last night the County Commissioners and School Board battled it out last night along with the community over the $35 million the school board wants to improve education.

The Mayor says no.

The Superintendent says yes.

The community is kind of split on whether taxes should be raised to cover the costs.

So, what is the answer to improving education without raising taxes?

Do you have the answer?

How would you feel about a new concept some schools are trying to get more money. Advertising in schools.

Jun 5, 2012

KIDS ON FACEBOOK

Facebook developing technology to allow access to children under 13

Facebook is developing technology that would allow children younger than 13 years old to use the social-networking site under parental supervision, a step that could help the company tap a new pool of users for revenue but also inflame privacy concerns.