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  • ‘Day of the Dozens’: Krispy Kreme offering dozen doughnuts for $1 on December 12

    (WJW) – What’s better than a Krispy Kreme doughnut?  How about a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts? On Thursday, December 12, the company is selling its Original Glazed Doughnuts for $1 as part of their ‘Day of the Dozens‘ offer. To get the deal, customers have to first buy a dozen doughnuts at the store’s retail price. Customers can purchase any type or flavor of doughnut they’d like to qualify for the dollar dozen deal. The ‘Day of the Dozens’ offer […]

  • Philip McKeon, former child actor, has died at 55

    (CNN) – Philip McKeon, the former child actor best known for his role on the CBS sitcom “Alice,” died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. He was 55. McKeon died in Texas after a long illness, family spokesman Jeff Ballard said in a news release. He was most recognizable as Tommy Hyatt, the son of the titular character on “Alice,” played by Linda Lavin. The show, which ran from 1976 to 1985, followed Alice, an aspiring singer who worked as a […]

  • Pete Frates, one of the men who popularized the Ice Bucket Challenge, dies at 34

    (CNN) – A man who helped inspire a multimillion-dollar movement to help find a cure for ALS has died. Pete Frates, 34, was one of the most recognizable faces of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral sensation that swept the Internet in 2014 and raised more than $115 million for ALS research. “Today Heaven received our angel: Peter Frates,” his family announced in a statement released by Boston College. He was 34 years old and died peacefully “after a […]

  • Gin company hires woman in Peloton ad for perfect ‘sequel’

    (TRIBUNE MEDIA WIRE) – The woman who appeared with a pained smile in a widely-attacked Peloton ad got a new beginning, thanks to actor and Aviation Gin owner Ryan Reynolds. In the original ad, the woman’s husband gives her a Peloton bike for Christmas and the commercial spot struck a nerve with social media users. “Nothing says ‘maybe you should lose a few pounds’ like gifting your already rail thin life partner a Peloton,” tweeted Siraj Hashmi. While the company […]

  • Hijacked UPS truck led Florida police on a massive chase that ended in a shootout

    CORAL GABLES (CNN) – An armed robbery at a Florida jewelry store Thursday led to the hijacking of a UPS truck and a massive police chase that ended in a fatal shootout in Broward County. At least one woman was hurt in the robbery at Regent Jewelers along Miracle Mile in Coral Gables, in neighboring Miami-Dade County, Coral Gables police said. Police in Miramar, where the chase ended, said there were “multiple fatalities” at the scene. Police said there were […]

  • The Bayou Country Children’s Museum is asking you to “Play Your Part”

    The Bayou Country Children's Museum is asking for some help this holiday season. 

  • Red Lobster debuts ugly holiday sweater with biscuit warmer, immediately sells out

    Red Lobster cooked up a hot new piece of fashion for the holidays, getting in on the ugly sweater trend with a unique twist that keeps more than just the wearer warm. The low-cost seafood chain is famous for its cheddar bay biscuits, so they created an ugly holiday sweater which is not only decorated with biscuits, lobsters, shrimp and snowflakes, but also includes an insulated pouch meant to keep the flaky baked goods nice and warm. Please say you […]

  • 104-year-old Wisconsin woman bagged buck during 1st hunt

    PHILLIPS, Wis. (WITI) — Florence Teeters went hunting with her son Bill on her land in in Price County, Wisconsin — and bagged a buck at the age of 104. “She was born in 1915 and raised in Phillips,” Bill, her youngest of five children told WMTV. Bill said his mom sat with him in his blind last year, and told him she wanted to get a license. Bill agreed, and she received her hunting license in time for the start […]

  • Oh baby! Hospital caring for 12 sets of newborn twins at one time

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Inside the NICU at St. Luke’s Hospital it’s cuddle time for 12 families. “I’m pretty blessed. I’m pretty happy about it,” Whitney Cathy said. That’s because she just gave birth to twins. Fraternal twins Callie and Camden Riley were born Nov. 5 at the Kansas City, Missouri hospital. But the brother-sister duo aren’t the only set of twins in the NICU unit. Counting the Rileys, there are 12 sets of twins altogether. St. Luke’s said this […]

  • Teen who couldn’t form memories after accident makes breakthrough at Utah treatment center

    PROVO, Utah (KSTU) – Riley Horner wakes up every day thinking it’s June 11th, the day she lost her ability to create memories. Her story stumped doctors and captivated the nation – now, five months later, Riley has found a beacon of light in Utah. She’s currently undergoing treatment at Cognitive FX, a post-concussion treatment center in Provo. When she’s not working with Cognitive FX specialists, the16-year-old has been enjoying the nature that now surrounds her. “It’s really pretty, I love […]

  • Ozanam Inn building has been sold, but will continue business as usual

    The building that houses The Ozanam Inn at 843 Camp Street has been sold, but the Ozanam wants to ensure the public that the Inn is not closing, and services will not be cut or interrupted.

  • Teen accused of using remote control car to smuggle meth across border

    SAN DIEGO — A 16-year-old boy is accused of helping smuggle drugs into the U.S. via remote control car. Border Patrol agents said they arrested the teen around 12:30 a.m. Sunday after they spotted someone with two duffel bags walking along the U.S. side of the secondary border wall, about a mile west of Otay Mesa, a neighborhood in San Diego. When agents caught up to the teen, they said he was hiding in thick bushes with the bags, which […]

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