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  • ‘There was no choice’: ICU nurse adopts man with autism so he can get life-saving heart transplant

    GEORGIA — An ICU nurse from Georgia adopted a 27-year-old man with autism so he could get a life-saving heart transplant. According to a video posted to Piedmont Healthcare’s Facebook page, Jonathan Wood was at work one day last year when he fell. He went to Piedmont Newman Hospital and was told he needed a heart transplant. But he wasn’t able to meet the requirements. Luckily, he met nurse Lori Wood, when she was assigned to him in the hospital […]

  • Tiny Halloween costumes take some terror out of the NICU for parents

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Halloween is a time when most people like to get scared. Parents say a tradition in the neonatal intensive care unit at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City actually helps take some of the terror out of what they’re facing. “It takes the edge off the scary things and brings some light to a scary time,” Brianna Hoden told WDAF. Hoden’s daughter, Nicklyn, weighed 1 pound, 11 ounces when she was born in August. Each October, […]

  • Budweiser Clydesdales coming to Utah to hold ‘funeral’ for 3.2% beer

    SALT LAKE CITY — Budweiser is making a special trip to Utah with its iconic Clydesdale horses this week to celebrate the upcoming change in beer laws. The company is hosting a “spooky Halloween funeral” for 3.2 percent beer Wednesday night as the state prepares to start selling 5 percent alcohol-by-volume (4% alcohol-by-weight) in grocery and convenience stores on Friday. The Budweiser Clydesdales and a “ghoulish group of pallbearers” will proceed through downtown Salt Lake City starting Wednesday at 7:45 […]

  • Taco Bell giving away free Doritos Locos Tacos to everybody in the U.S. today

    WASHINGTON — Hungry? Taco Bell has you covered today. Everybody in the United States can grab one free Doritos Locos Taco on Wednesday as part of the fast food chain’s “steal a base, steal a taco” promotion tied to the 2019 World Series. All customers are welcome to one free taco by visiting a participating restaurant from 2-6 p.m. Can’t make it during those hours? The free taco deal is available all day Wednesday “by users with a registered […]

  • At 10 years old, she’s the youngest Bhakti yoga instructor in the U.S.

    CHICAGO — As yoga studios pop up all over the country, the certification process for teachers has become more and more stringent. But that didn’t stop 10-year-old Meka Leach. “I just felt really connected to it; I felt it was my purpose,” Meka told WGN. At 10 years old, she’s the youngest certified teacher of Bhakti yoga in the U.S. “She’s the youngest… but it’s not about the age, but about the maturity of the soul,” said Soderworld Yoga instructor  […]

  • Amazon offering free grocery delivery for Prime members

    Amazon is eliminating its fee for grocery delivery in the United States as competition heats up in the rapidly expanding food delivery business. Before today, Amazon charged Prime members a $14.99 monthly subscription fee for its Amazon Fresh online grocery delivery service. Two-hour Whole Foods deliveries were free for many Prime customers through Amazon’s Prime Now delivery app. Starting Tuesday, grocery delivery from Amazon Fresh is free for Prime members who have previously used the grocery-delivery service. Amazon is rolling […]

  • Company will pay you $1,000 to watch 30 Disney movies in 30 days

    You don’t have to rub a magic lamp or wish upon a star to have a dream come true. To create buzz around the launch of Disney+ on Nov. 12, wants to hire Disney fanatics to watch 30 Disney movies in 30 days. Perks include a $1,000 payday, a one-year subscription to Disney+ and a Disney-themed movie watching kit. “Do you sing along with your kiddos when they belt out “Let It Go”? (Or maybe when you’re alone in […]

  • ‘Let me out!’ Man gives family last laugh at funeral, surprises them with recording from grave

    DUBLIN – An Irish military veteran wanted to make his family laugh, not cry at his funeral. And loved ones were shocked to hear the voice of Shay Bradley calling out from his coffin. Bradley could be heard screaming “let me out” from his grave. Mourners couldn’t help but laugh as they heard it. Friends and family say Bradley recorded the video before he died, and he would be overjoyed to see how many smiles and laughs it caused. His […]

  • ‘Rage yoga’ class includes cursing and alcohol

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rage yoga is “yoga with an attitude, basically,” says Kansas City instructor Amanda Kauffman. Kauffman strolled into the back room at Cinder Block Brewery Monday night with a beer in one hand and a yoga mat in the other. She was there to teach the first ever rage yoga class in Kansas City. “It’s a little bit different than your traditional yoga,” she said. “You have dim lights, you have soft music. This is the complete […]

  • Mom’s viral Facebook post encourages blue Trick-or-Treat buckets for autism awareness

    A mother’s Facebook post explaining the importance behind blue Halloween buckets is going viral. In it, Omairis Taylor says that her three-year-old son has autism and is nonverbal. During Halloween last year, she said homes would wait for her son to say ‘trick or treat’ in order to get a piece of candy. “And there I go explaining the situation for the next five blocks,” she said. “This year, we will be trying the BLUE BUCKET to signify he has […]

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