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  • She blamed genes for mysterious weight gain – until doctors found a massive tumor

    CHICAGO — A woman who thought the extra weight around her stomach was due to bad genes, was stunned to learn what was actually behind it. Kim Turner lives Bloomington, Illinois and three years ago, she noticed she was gaining weight. But she couldn’t seem to lose it. She also didn’t have much of an appetite. Turner knew  something was wrong. So she sought medical consultation at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. It was there oncologist Dr. Ajay Maker discovered […]

  • Teen raises over $10K to pay off other students’ debt, combat ‘lunch shaming’

    SUMMIT, N.J. — A New Jersey high school student has raised thousands of dollars to pay off the lunch debts of students at other schools after she says she was disturbed by the so-called “lunch shaming” she saw at her previous school, according to the Jersey Journal. “Students are put to work. So they have to clean tables and mop the floors to pay for their lunch,” 16-year-old Keertana Talla, who now attends Kent Place School in New Jersey, told […]

  • After baby hears for first time in viral video, mom works to empower other parents

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The emotional video shows Baby Charlotte, or Charly as she’s affectionately known, go from fussing, to a smile, to almost crying as she hears her mother’s voice for the first time. The moment, possible thanks to Charly’s cochlear implants, has been viewed more than 12 million times on YouTube. “I could see in her eyes and her face that she was really, really happy,” Christy Keane told WTKR. When Charly was born, she failed her first hearing test. Christy, […]

  • Don’t eat any romaine lettuce, CDC warns, as E. coli outbreak grows

    YUMA, Ariz. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its romaine lettuce recall. It is now advising people throw away whole heads of romaine in addition to chopped romaine. Salad mixes with pieces of romaine should also be discarded. The agency said 53 people in 16 states have become infected with E. coli from lettuce. No deaths have been reported. E. coli Outbreak Update: Based on new data, CDC advises throwing away whole heads of romaine and […]

  • Record Store Day 2018: As vinyl sales surge, a look back at the celebration’s beginnings

    CHICAGO – The vinyl record, it’s not just for parents and grandparents anymore as record sales and the independent record store have had a resurgence in popularity in the last decade. Now there is even a day to celebrate! For one Saturday every April, people come together in countries across the globe to celebrate Record Store Day. Record Store Day falls on the 21st in 2018. It’s a day for record store staff, customers, and musicians to get together and […]

  • Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson responds to teen’s promposal with big surprise

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The odds of a “yes” were slim, but the payoff was still huge for one Minnesota teenager who asked Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to the prom. @TheRock PROM?! pic.twitter.com/VyHhrpVQYe — katie k (@katiekelzenberg) April 15, 2018 Katie Kelzenberg, a high school student at Stillwater Area High School in Minnesota, posted a video to Twitter on Sunday, asking the former pro wrestler and “Rampage” star to prom. As an added touch, the teen wore the same 90s throwback look […]

  • Father, 4-year-old son run over by teens stealing Bud Light from grocery store

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A father is still recovering in the hospital days after he and his young son were run over by a teenager in the parking lot of a popular south Charlotte shopping center, WSOC reports. According to a police report, the teen stole a 24-pack of Bud Light from the Harris Teeter in the Blakeney Village shopping center on Rea Road Tuesday evening and ran out of the store. The thief jumped into a waiting car, which sped […]

  • How Earth Day evolved from an idea to a global holiday

    Earth Day started in the United States in 1970 and has been embraced by nearly every country in the world over the past 50 years. Earth Day events happen all over the globe and this year’s theme is to end plastic pollution. It’s hard to imagine now, but fifty years ago, environmental issues weren’t really considered “issues,” smokestacks were a sign of economic prosperity. In 1969, a massive oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara, California started to make […]

  • Body camera captures wild turkey leading police on chase

    CLEVELAND — Police body camera video shows an unusual standoff and chase last month in the parking lot of a Cleveland shopping center. Police got a call about a wild turkey at the center and were told kids had thrown rocks at it and tried to run over it with bikes, according to WJW. But the video shows officers had trouble taking this wanted subject into custody. They call the turkey, walk up to it, run after it, and watch […]

  • How to get free McDonald’s fries on Fridays in April

    Friday will be a fry-yay for french fry fans. McDonald’s fries will be free on Friday April 20 and again on April 27, according to the company’s website. Customers can walk into McDonald’s locations and, by using the McDonald’s iOS app and Apple Pay, get a free order of medium french fries at check out. Are you lovin’ it? A minimum purchase of $1 is required to get the free french fry deal at McDonald’s. Customers can only redeem the french fry […]