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Tom Hanks Surprises California Girl Scout Troops

A California Girl Scout troop got a little help from “Forrest Gump” – something they’re bound not to forget anytime soon. Tom Hanks choose to purchase five boxes of cookies from the troop, raising their spirits. And, when he purchased his own, Hanks helped them to get more people to buy their cookies. The incident […]

March 16th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment,New | Read More »

Blue Bell Issues First Recall Over 3 Listeria Deaths Linked To Ice Cream

Blue Bell, a Texas-based company, announced March 13 that it was recalling various ice cream products after three people died upon eating tainted foodborne illness product. It’s the company’s first ever recall in its 108-year history. All products that were produced on the machine linked to the listeria issue has been identified and taken out […]

March 14th, 2015 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Facebook Acquires Shopping Search Site TheFind In Undisclosed Amount

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Popular social networking website Facebook has turned its attention towards the e-commerce market, with the acquisition of TheFind, a start-up shopping search site based in Mountain View, Calif. While a deal has been reached, terms have not been made public. TheFind, which began in 2006, lets shoppers look through hundreds of different websites for various […]

March 14th, 2015 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Petition Urges Facebook To Eliminate The “Feeling Fat” Emoticon

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A new petition is urging Facebook to get rid of its “feeling fat” status emoticon, claiming it’s hurtful. The campaign from “Endangered Bodies”, an activist group, claims the popular social network is endorsing body shaming and needs to remove the “fat” options from its present moods feature. Catherine Weingarten, writing on the petition page, said […]

March 9th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Fiat Chrysler Issues Recall For Faulty Ignition Switches

Fiat Chrysler has begun a major safety recall of more than 700,000 sports utility vehicle and minivans in the U.S. over faulty ignition switches. The vehicles set in the recall are the 2008 through 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country minivans. The 2009 to 2010 Dodge Journey SUVs are also being recalled. […]

March 7th, 2015 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Vehicle Explosion Causes White House Lockdown

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The White House was on lockdown after a souvenir truck that caught fire caused a loud bang on a nearby street. The incident happened just as President Barack Obama was set to leave for the 50th anniversary of the Selma civil Right march. The security alert took place right before Obama and the family was […]

March 7th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,New | Read More »

Star Wars, Indiana Jones Actor Suffers With Broken Pelvis and Leg After Plane Crash

Harrison Ford, 72, was piloting a vintage aircraft when it crashed on a Venice golf course Thursday afternoon – an accident that left him with a broken ankle and pelvis. The 72-year-old Star Wars and Indiana Jones actor was listed in fair to moderate conditions, not long after he was pulled from his World War […]

March 6th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment,New | Read More »

Prairie Farms Offers 3 New Milks Using Marshmallow Peeps Flavors

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Easter isn’t that far off, and this means everyone’s favorite marshmallow – shaped like a chick – will hit the shelves. Peeps fans this year have another product they can try: Peeps-flavored milk. The limited edition milk will be available in three flavors: Easter Egg Nog, Chocolate Marshmallow Milk and Marshmallow Milk. It’s currently available […]

March 6th, 2015 | Posted in Business,Featured,New | Read More »

Wal-Mart Pay Increase Decision Having Ripple Effect In Various Markets

Market analysts say the decision from Wal-Mart to increase 500,000 employees’ wages in April is going to have a ripple effect on many industries and states. Wal-Mart has agreed to increase the pay to $9 an hour, which is nearly $2 above the federal pay, and it’s already making an impact. Retailers, based on the […]

March 1st, 2015 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

IHOP Holds “National Pancake Day” March 3

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If you enjoy eating pancakes, then come join the International House of Pancakes restaurants March 3 for the 10th anniversary of National Pancake Day from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. There will be more than 1,500 participating restaurants throughout the U.S. The restaurant will offer a short stack of buttermilk pancakes for free, whereas guests […]

March 1st, 2015 | Posted in Featured,New | Read More »

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