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May 24, 2012

WRONG HOUSE

You know how exciting buying a home can be- it's a place to call your own. You get the keys and you start settling in.

Terry Jordan, of Tate County Mississippi,  quickly fell in love with a home in Senatobia. It was a foreclosure and needed a lot of work.  Her husband had just lost his job. He was going to fix it up and sell it for a profit to help them while they got through a tough time.

May 24, 2012

MAJOR RECALLS THIS WEEK

Recalls This Week: Trampolines, Unsafe Crib Tents

-- Children's trampolines with a dangerous defect and a line of crib tents that have already proved deadly for one child are among this week's recalled products. Others include defective safety locks meant to keep children out of cabinets and climbing ropes with a dangerous flaw.

 

Here's a closer look at the specific products:

TRAMPOLINES

May 24, 2012

SNORING DISPATCHER

 

Emergencies can be trying. You strive to stay calm and remember what to do and HOW to do it. So you can imagine how a Montgomery, Maryland woman felt when her husband began to have trouble breathing. She tried to relax him but then he started to turn blue. Fearing he was having a heart attack or chocking to death, she dialed 9-1-1

Whew... Hitting those numbers- that's one of the moments of your greatest needs isn't it?

May 23, 2012

IT WAS A GOOD IDEA AT FIRST

It was meant to be a nice gesture, but unfortunately it backfired.

A married female, volunteer coach who escorted a 17-year-old Oregon high school athlete to his prom has been dismissed from her job.

Melissa Bowerman, 41, drew strange looks when she arrived at the Condon High School's prom with the boy last month.

Melissa is married and she and her husband were volunteer coaches for the Condon-Wheeler track-and-field team.

May 23, 2012

Here’s an odd one for you: you may be one of those folks who loves to shop yard sales or garage sales, but how about this.

 

You can bid and possess a vial that once held Ronald Reagan’s blood. 

 

May 23, 2012

OFFICE POOL LOTTERY LAWSUIT

Tonight’s Powerball drawing Is worth over $110 million and if your office is thinking about doing office pool too hopefully win the jackpot you’ll wanna pay attention to this story.

3 bakery workings in Chicago claim they're owed their fair share of $118 million in winnings from the Illinois State Lottery on May 4th.

They say they were part of a betting pool at the Pita Pan Old World Bakery in Chicago Heights.

May 23, 2012

The Blind Spot

 

When you buy a vehicle, what do you look for?  Great gas mileage? Style or make?  Color?  Affordability and Price? 

Here’s a feature you probably never thought about. It’s what you can’t SEE!  The blind spots! 

Every week, at least 50 children are killed or injured because they are backed over by drivers. Vehicle blind spots are to blame and in some newer model cars blind spots are getting worse. 

May 23, 2012

If you’ve noticed an increase in cavities with your child and they drink lots of sports or energy drinks there may be a reason why.

According to new research, those sports drinks and energy could be responsible for tooth enamel damage that increases the risk of cavities and decay.

A study in the journal General Dentistry showed that tooth enamel is damaged after being exposed to sports drinks or energy drinks for just five days, with energy drinks causing two times as much enamel damage as the sports drinks.

May 22, 2012

Sweet Dreams

Do you dream a lot?  Do you dream in color?  Are they good dreams? Weird dreams? Do you wish you could go to sleep and CONTROL the dream!

In a twist straight out of the movie Inception, a duo of developers from Brooklyn, New York, have built a sleeping mask designed to allow people to have lucid dreams that they can control.

May 22, 2012

College Cost Calculator

Okay, we all know that college is getting pretty expense and jobs are getting harder to find.  Many UT students will graduate with a degree that could actually cost them MORE than it's worth!  So how do you tell if your choice of profession or degree will pay off?

 We just happen to have "the College Cost Calculator!" This little gizmo is pre-programmed with 750 occupations, analyzing the cost verses how much you may make in that profession!