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  • Man decorates shelter dog’s room and moves in to get her adopted

    MERRIAM, Kan. — A Kansas man determined to get a shelter dog a new home decided to decorate her room and move in with her. Queen is a 3-year-old terrier mix currently available for adoption at Great Plains SPCA in Merriam, Kansas. Although Queen is in good hands with shelter staff, she has been getting a bit lonely not having a home of her own. That’s where Scott Poore came in. Poore has dedicated his life to helping homeless animals through […]

  • ‘Iowa legend’: Man featured on Busch can after giving ‘beer money’ from viral fundraiser to hospital

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Carson King is getting what he originally wanted and something he didn’t expect — his face on a beer can — after his sign on ESPN’s College GameDay last Saturday sparked a fundraiser that has netted hundreds of thousands of dollars for a good cause. After King’s sign requesting money for Busch Light went viral he decided to donate the money to the University of Iowa Stead Children’s Hospital, which as of 10:15 a.m. Friday had […]

  • Blind singer with autism wins America’s Got Talent

    Back in May, a now 23-year-old singer, assisted by his mother and a cane as he walked on stage, gave what many called one of the most memorable performances ever on America’s Got Talent. Kodi Lee, of California, was born with optic nerve hypoplasia, which caused him to become blind. At an early age, he was diagnosed with autism and also suffers from Addison’s disease, a life-threatening disorder, but that never stopped him from expressing himself through music. His mother, […]

  • Best job ever? Make $1300 watching 13 Stephen King movies before Halloween

    Halloween is coming, but there’s still time for a lucky binge-watcher to score $1,300. Dish Network retailer USDish.com will pay that person to watch 13 Stephen King movies before it’s time for trick-or-treating. The movies included are: Carrie (original or 2013 remake) Children of the Corn Christine Creepshow Cujo Dreamcatcher It (original or 2017 remake) The Mist Pet Sematary (original or 2019 remake) Salem’s Lot The Shining Thinner Misery U.S. Dish will provide a Fitbit and other tools to help gather details about the […]

  • Disney ‘Bedtime Hotline’ is back – let Yoda, Mickey or Jasmine help your child to sleep

    Your child (or you!) can now get a bedtime phone call from one of their favorite Disney characters! Disney has announced a toll free bedtime hotline to give parents a break and kids something to look forward to at the end of the day. According to WDWInfo.com, starting September 16, kids can call the “Disney Bedtime Hotline” to add some of that Disney magic to their bedtime routine. One of six special goodnight messages from either Mickey Mouse, Woody, Jasmine, Anna […]

  • Alex Trebek says he’s undergoing chemo again after cancer setback

    Alex Trebek announced Tuesday he’s undergoing chemotherapy again after a cancer setback. The “Jeopardy!” host said in an interview with ‘Good Morning America’ that he lost a large amount of weight, and his numbers skyrocketed after finishing his first round of treatment for stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Trebek told “Good Morning America”: “I was doing so well. And my numbers went down to the equivalent of a normal human being who does not have pancreatic cancer. So we were all […]

  • Iowa State fan turns beer money sign into viral fundraiser for children’s hospital

    ALTOONA, Iowa – Each Saturday in the fall, college football fans turn millions of eyes to College GameDay, and Saturday in Ames, Iowa, was no exception. As a joke, an Iowa State fan brought a sign to College GameDay asking for beer money to be sent to his Venmo account. He never expected to receive thousands of dollars. Instead of using that money for beer, he is using it to help kids fighting for their lives in Iowa City. “It […]

  • Full moon to happen on Friday the 13th for the first time in nearly 20 years

    A rare Harvest Moon will appear in the night sky on Friday, September 13th. The last time the U.S. saw a full moon on Friday the 13th was October 13th, 2000. It won’t happen again until August 13th, 2049. According to NASA, it’s called the Harvest Moon because it’s the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox. The autumnal equinox occurs on September 23 at 3:50 a.m., marking the end of summer and the start of fall. The Harvest Moon is […]

  • Video of hugging toddlers charms the internet

    NEW YORK CITY – Let’s call it the toddler hug seen around the world. 26-month-old Maxwell and 27-month-old Finnegan have been best friends for over a year now. The video captures their pure joy at the sight of one another on the street and running to give each other a hug. “They just took off towards each other and I got my phone out as quickly as I can to record it they are just too cute together,” Michael Cisneros, […]

  • Vera Bradley releasing Harry Potter collection next year

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Calling all Wizards! Vera Bradley, Inc. has teamed up with Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) to create an exclusive Vera Bradley + Harry Potter Collection which is set to debut next year. Vera Bradley announced the partnership Wednesday in a press release. According to the company, Vera Bradley’s design team will work with WBCP to design a back-to-campus and dorm life line that features bags, accessories, stationery, drinkware, tech products, bath and bedding.  These items will be available in […]

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